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Lori S. Goodman, city schools dance instructor at Western High, dies

Lori S. Goodman, city schools dance instructor at Western High, dies

Lori S. Goodman, a former auditor whose love of dance led her to become a professional instructor and director of the award-winning Western High School Dance Team, died April 25 from lupus at Sinai Hospital.

The longtime Northwest Baltimore resident was 50.

"Lori was a dynamo when it came to her students and teaching responsibilities," said the Rev. David W. Young, pastor of Oak Street AME Church and a retired Baltimore City Circuit Court judge. "After her death, I visited her home, and neighbors and students were flooding her home. She was a lovely spirit."

The daughter of Meredith McCoy Goodman, a medical examiner's office pathologist, and Bertha...

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