Obituaries

Dr. Pamela Sklar, scientist who studied the genetics of mental illness

Dr. Pamela Sklar, a physician and scientist who studied the genetics of mental illnesses, died of cancer Nov. 20 at her New York City home. She was 58 and formerly lived in Baltimore. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Marvin Sklar, an attorney, and Eleanor Sklar, former associate director...

  • Juanita Norwood, retirement home supervisor

    Juanita Norwood, retirement home supervisor

    Juanita Norwood, a retired office manager at the St. Elizabeth Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Southwest Baltimore, died Dec. 1 of complications from diabetes at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. The Pimlico resident was 78. Born Juanita Virginia Lyles in Baltimore, she was the daughter of...

  • Michael Egan, insurance agency owner

    Michael Egan, insurance agency owner

    Michael James Egan, who founded two insurance companies and was a past chair of the Baltimore County Republican Party, died of an infection Nov. 28 at his Timonium home. He was 94. Born in Washington, D.C., and raised on East 28th Street in Baltimore, he was the son of Dr. Francis Egan, a dentist,...

  • Alexander Harvey II, retired federal judge

    Alexander Harvey II, retired federal judge

    Judge Alexander Harvey II, who served on the Maryland federal bench and was a World War II veteran, died of prostate cancer Monday at his Woodbrook home. He was 94. “He was universally respected as being one of the finest judges in the history of the District Court of Maryland,” said Robert Shelton,...

  • Carol Gralia, who promoted Howard County sports as writer and editor, dies at 72

    Carol Gralia, who promoted Howard County sports as writer and editor, dies at 72

    Carol Gralia, a former Howard County Times sports editor and reporter recalled for her role in elevating the profile of local women’s high school and recreational sports, died of cancer Nov. 23 at a friend’s home in Ellicott City. The Columbia resident was 72. Born in Indianapolis, Ind., she was...

  • Robert W. 'Bob' Hughes, former Baltimore County Public Library spokesman

    Robert W. 'Bob' Hughes, former Baltimore County Public Library spokesman

    Robert W. “Bob” Hughes, a former Baltimore County Public Library spokesman who earlier had been press secretary to three county executives, died Nov. 16 — his 68th birthday — from heart failure at Northwest Hospital. The son of Robert Russell Hughes, founder of Chemspec, a Baltimore company that...

  • Harold C. 'Chuck' Donofrio Jr., Baltimore advertising executive

    Harold C. 'Chuck' Donofrio Jr., Baltimore advertising executive

    Harold C. “Chuck” Donofrio Jr., an innovative advertising executive and former chief executive officer of Carton Donofrio Partners Inc. who was also an avid bird-watcher, died Sunday of Alzheimer’s disease at Arden Courts in Towson. The Glen Arm resident was 62. “Unlike a lot of leaders in business,...

  • Dr. William A. Sinton Jr., Towson pediatrician, dies

    Dr. William A. Sinton Jr., Towson pediatrician, dies

    Dr. William Allen Sinton Jr., a retired Towson pediatrician, died of Parkinson’s disease Nov. 20 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Riderwood resident was 87. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Northwood area, he was the son of Dr. William A. Sinton Sr., a pediatrician, and his wife, Elise Baum. He...

  • Jean B. Tullai, St. Paul's School worker and homemaker, dies

    Jean B. Tullai, St. Paul's School worker and homemaker, dies

    Jean B. Tullai, a familiar figure for generations of students at St. Paul’s School in Brooklandville, where she held positions that ranged from running its switchboard to managing its bookstore, died Wednesday from bone cancer at her Lutherville home. She was 87. “Jean was absolutely dedicated...

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