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  • Mary Louise Bennett, longtime educator

    Mary Louise Bennett, longtime educator
    Mary Louise Bennett, a longtime Anne Arundel County educator who was a founding member of the Chesapeake Academy, died Sunday from complications of an infection at Genesis Health Care Facility in Severna Park, where she had lived for the past three years. She was 94.
  • Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer

    Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer
    Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77. The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...

    Cordelia P. Gilbert, homemaker

    Cordelia P. Gilbert, homemaker
    Cordelia P. "Cordy" Gilbert, a homemaker and flower arranger, died Nov. 24 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Towson's Edenwald retirement community. She was 91. A daughter of farmers, Cordelia Phillips was born and raised in Laurel, Del.,...

    Stephanie Kwolek dies at 90; DuPont researcher helped develop Kevlar

    Stephanie Kwolek, the DuPont Co. scientist whose research on polymers in the 1960s led to the creation of Kevlar, the light, super-strong synthetic fabric used in bulletproof vests and body armor credited with saving thousands of lives, has died. She...

    Biofuel seed developer Ceres looks to cash in on 16 years of R&D

    The road to a clean biofuels future is not easily traveled. Ceres Inc. in Thousand Oaks has some highly regarded science on its side as a producer of genetically modified seeds for crops used to make biofuels. Under the motto "Growing tomorrow's...