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Kathryn Tubman, reporter
Kathryn Tubman, reporter

Kathryn Dillon Tubman, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who covered fashion and Maryland's historic homes, died of respiratory arrest Thursday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 80. Born Kathryn Dillon Geraghty and known as Kit, she was the daughter of Dr. Francis J. Geraghty, chief of medicine at Bon Secours Hospital and St. Joseph and assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the former Frances H. Dillon, a homemaker. She grew up in Guilford and was a 1951 graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory School. She earned a bachelor's degree at Trinity Washington University. Shortly after graduation,...