Alice L. Kempner, a former Baltimore County public schools principal who later became an assistant area superintendent, died Oct. 25 of heart failure at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 97.
Diane D. Cromwell, a retired administrative assistant who maintained an interest in politics, died Oct. 23 from Parkinson’s disease at her daughter’s Glyndon home. The former longtime Sparks resident was 81.
“He was generous, kind and calm, and wonderful to everyone," said Julian L. “Jack” Lapides, a Baltimore attorney and longtime former member of the House of Delegates. "He gave and gave to our community and never asked anything for himself. He was the epitome of what a community should be.”
Reppard P. "Repp” Stone, a distinguished teacher, musician and jazz composer whose arrangements were favored by such jazz greats as Ethel Ennis and Billy Eckstein, died Oct. 2 in his sleep at FutureCare Coldspring. The 60-year Morgan Park resident was 89.