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.

Recent Articles

  • Henry H. McNew Jr., excavating firm founder, passes away at age 88

    Henry H. McNew Jr., excavating firm founder, passes away at age 88

    Henry H. McNew Jr., founder of a Baltimore excavating firm who enjoyed collecting and maintaining vintage Fords, died Dec. 11 from a heart attack at his Rosedale home. He was 88. Henry Harvey McNew Jr. was born and raised in Clinchburg, Va., and was the son of Henry H. McNew Sr., and his wife,...

  • Priscilla L. Beirne, retired Baltimore City educator, dies

    Priscilla L. Beirne, retired Baltimore City educator, dies

    Priscilla L. Beirne, a retired Baltimore city public school educator who enjoyed reading, died Wednesday at her North Homeland residence from respiratory failure. She was 89. The former Priscilla Griswold Long was the daughter of Dr. Perrin H. Long, who was head of the Department of Preventive...

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