Shirley Rogers, 55, the wife of Republican Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers of Kentucky, died Sunday after a six-month battle with cancer in Somerset, Ky.
Anne V. Simonett, 42, the first woman to serve as chief judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, died Saturday of cancer in St. Louis Park, Minn. She was sworn in July 1 as head of the 16-judge Appeals Court. She was diagnosed with cancer eight weeks later and retired in March.
Evron M. Kirkpatrick, 83, a scholar who over nearly three decades built the American Political Science Association into a major academic organization, died April 26 at his home in Bethesda. His wife of 40 years, Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick, was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations during the Reagan administration.