| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Mia Loizeaux, whose four-year struggle with a rare form of cancer shaped her determination to become an oncology nurse and help others similarly afflicted, died Thursday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 31.
| Nov 18, 2012
When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up."
Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Marjorie J. Bowers, who worked as a senior administrative assistant for city public schools for nearly three decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 87.
The daughter of a minister and a nurse, Marjorie...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 2:44 PM
H. Samuel Case, who taught human physiology and exercise science at what is now McDaniel College for four decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster.
The longtime Westminster resident was...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Kathryn Barry Truax, an elementary school teacher recalled for her classroom presence, died of leukemia Dec. 2 at her Ruxton home. She was 30.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton, she was a 2000 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School, where she played...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:10 PM
More than 500 people took time from their Labor Day weekend to fill Big Baker Chapel at McDaniel College on Sept. 1, paying respects at a memorial service for the late Dr. Sam Case.
Case, 70, a longtime Westminster resident, died Aug. 22 at Carroll...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Harford County Council joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in designating September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month issuing a proclamation at the Council meeting on Sept. 18.
Leukemia, lymphoma (both non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma) and...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:31 PM
On the first mile of her three-mile swim Sunday morning, Susan Spencer concentrated on the 25 names written in black marker on her right arm — those of friends and family members who had succumbed to cancer.
On her second lap, the Baltimore...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The mood Tuesday inside Pickles Pub, across from Camden Yards, matched the gray rainy weather.
As noontime regulars ate their lunch and quietly caressed glasses of beer amid the low-key chatter and music playing in the background, something clearly...
| May 3, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Twenty-some years ago, when I already had kids and a friend was thinking about having one, she admitted to me that she really doesn't like children much, but I assured her she would like — and love — her own.
So she and her husband decided to...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Mt. Hebron found itself in the same situation Friday night as it's been in twice already this season.
The Vikings had first-half leads — even against unbeaten county powerhouse River Hill — in their last two games but ended up losing both...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Nicholas Ruth's lottery ticket held the winning numbers for a Mega Millions second-tier prize — $250,000 — and he didn't even know it.
The Towson resident bought a ticket was at 7-Eleven, on Loch Raven Boulevard, and didn't check his...