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Ted Pearson, award-winning interior designer, dies

Ted Pearson, award-winning interior designer, dies

Ted Pearson, an interior designer who won awards for his work at the Octagon Center in Mount Washington, died of hypertension and cardiovascular disease on Feb. 23 at his Mount Vernon home. He was 66.

Ted Lawrence Pearson was born in Baltimore and raised on Lambeth Road in Catonsville. He was the son of Craven Pearre Pearson, an insurance agent, and his wife, Mary Catherine Hartzell. He was the nephew of Baltimore Sun artist James Hartzell, who drew the 1954 Oriole Bird that appeared on the newspaper’s front page.

He attended St. Mark Parochial School and was a 1969 graduate of Catonsville Senior High School. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in fine arts with honors from the...

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