Obituaries

The man who put Glen Burnie boxing on the map: Scott Wagner dies at 49

Boxing promoters usually position themselves to win, setting up their own guys with easy fights when they put on a show. That wasn’t Scott Wagner. “He just wanted to see good fights,” Wagner’s best friend, Dave Wilkerson, said. Wagner, the founder of Ballroom Boxing, died early Saturday after a...

  • Doris V. Easter, longtime Reisterstown volunteer and homemaker, dies

    Doris V. Easter, longtime Reisterstown volunteer and homemaker, dies

    Doris V. Easter, a homemaker and volunteer who lived in Reisterstown for many years, died Saturday from cancer at Caper Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass. She was 91. Doris Virginia Crocker was born in the family home in Marstons Mills, Mass. She was the daughter of Lauchlan MacLean Crocker, who was...

  • Robert S. MacKenzie, retired city police officer

    Robert S. MacKenzie, retired city police officer

    Robert S. MacKenzie, a retired Baltimore police officer who enjoyed hunting, died Jan. 30 from cancer at his home in Henderson, Caroline County. He was 83. The son of Joseph MacKenzie, who worked in quality control for General Motors Corp., and Ellen MacKenzie, an insurance company worker, Robert...

  • Wilma N. Eckman, a homemaker, and widow of local sportscaster, dies

    Wilma N. Eckman, a homemaker, and widow of local sportscaster, dies

    Wilma N. Eckman, a homemaker who was the widow of Baltimore sports radio legend Charley Eckman, died Wednesday from cardiovascular disease at Serenity House of Mooresville in Mooresville, N.C. The former Glen Burnie resident was 95. The daughter of farmers John Franklin Howard and Annie Belle Cornelius...

  • Christopher Joseph Kauffman, church historian, dies

    Christopher Joseph Kauffman, church historian, dies

    Christopher Joseph Kauffman, a historian who wrote nearly a dozen books on the Catholic Church, died Tuesday from complications of dementia at Oakcrest Village Care Center in Parkville. He was 81. Mr. Kauffman was the youngest child of Bernice O’Brien and Dr. Daniel Emmanuel Kauffman. His father...

  • Reuben Armstrong, drummer with Frankie and the Spinners, dies

    Reuben Armstrong, drummer with Frankie and the Spinners, dies

    Reuben Armstrong, a retired shipyard draftsman who was a popular drummer and performed with the late-1960s group Frankie and the Spinners, died of heart disease Jan. 27 at Sinai Hospital. The resident of the Belvedere Square area was 66. Born in Baltimore and raised on West Saratoga Street in the...

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