Capital Gazette wins special Pulitzer Prize citation for coverage of newsroom shooting that killed five

Frederick N. Rasmussen

Writer

Frederick N. Rasmussen joined The Baltimore Sun in 1973 as a photo librarian, and since 1992, he has been one of the newspaper’s obituary reporters. Fred also wrote the former “Back Story” column for a number of years and since early 2014, has been a contributing writer to the new “Retro Baltimore” feature.

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  • Christine Y. Gray, social worker, dies

    Christine Y. Gray, social worker, dies

    Christine Y. Gray, a retired city social worker and a world traveler, died April 5 of cancer at her Ednor Gardens home. She was 75. The former Christine Jeanette Young, who was the daughter of the Rev. Calvin M. Young Jr., a Presbyterian minister, and Margaretta Reese Young, a schoolteacher, was...

  • Virginia S. Frederick, nurse and centenarian, dies

    Virginia S. Frederick, nurse and centenarian, dies

    Virginia S. Frederick, a retired registered nurse and centenarian who enjoyed spending summers at the beach, died Friday at Gilchrist Center Towson of congestive heart failure. The former longtime resident of the Woodbrook neighborhood of Baltimore County was 102. The former Virginia Schmidt, who...

  • Richard M. 'Dick' Kelly, former city HIV/AIDS program administrator and YMCA executive, dies

    Richard M. 'Dick' Kelly, former city HIV/AIDS program administrator and YMCA executive, dies

    Richard M. “Dick” Kelly, former HIV/AIDS program administrator for the city Health Department who earlier had been a longtime Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Baltimore executive, died April 3 at Gilchrist Center Towson from a brain injury suffered in a fall. The Roland Park resident...

  • 9 shot, 1 fatally, in Baltimore over weekend

    9 shot, 1 fatally, in Baltimore over weekend

    Nine people were shot in Baltimore over the weekend, police said. A man was shot to death and a woman was injured in the city Sunday, following four nonfatal shootings in the city Saturday night and another Friday night, police said. The homicide victim, who police later identified as 60-year-old...

  • Della G. Wright, food service manager and teacher's aide, dies

    Della G. Wright, food service manager and teacher's aide, dies

    Della G. Wright, a former city public schools food service manager and teacher’s aide, died March 30 at Sinai Hospital from cancer. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 83. The former Della Mae Gilliam was born and raised in East Baltimore, the daughter of Plummer Gilliam and his wife, Mary Lou...

  • Daniel L. Carl, electrical engineer, dies

    Daniel L. Carl, electrical engineer, dies

    Daniel L. Carl, an electrical engineer who was a diehard professional football fan, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital from a severe brain injury as a result of a fall. The Towson resident was 48. Daniel Lawrence Carl was born at his family’s home on Pleasant Plains Road in Towson, said a sister,...

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