June Wing, a political, social and environmental activist who participated in the effort that stopped Interstate 95 from being built through several Southeast Baltimore communities, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at her Guilford home.
She was 98.
"She was a person who was always issue-oriented. She'd have both Republicans and Democrats over to her home, not just Democrats," said Larry S. Kamanitz, a longtime friend since the 1960s and a political activist who is now a financial consultant. "She was an expert on so many things, like the environment and nuclear testing. We had lots of long talks."
The daughter of John Stockfisch, a salesman, and...