Richard E. Lee, a retired Baltimore attorney and jazz fan, died of Alzheimer's disease last Saturday at Arden Courts in Pikesville. He was 62.
The son of Robert Lexwood Lee, a boxer and machinist, and Bernice Mack Lee, a homemaker, Richard Edward Lee was born and raised in Towson.
After graduating from Towson High School, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1975 from Morgan State University.
He received a scholarship to study law at the University of Miami, and after a year transferred to the University of Maryland Law School, where he earned a law degree in 1979 while working full time at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Maryland.
He joined the law firm of Cummings...