Herbert E. Klarman, 82, professor, health economistHerbert...

Herbert E. Klarman, 82, professor, health economist

Herbert E. Klarman, a former Johns Hopkins University professor and noted health economist, died Thursday from complications of lymphoma at Union Memorial Hospital. The Homewood resident was 82.


Mr. Klarman was professor in the Hopkins department of public health administration from 1962 to 1969, when he joined the medical faculty of the State University of New York in Brooklyn, N.Y., and later New York University's Graduate School of Public Administration. After his 1982 retirement, he returned to Baltimore.

Born in Chmielnik, Poland, Mr. Klarman emigrated in 1929 to New York, where he graduated from high school. He earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Columbia University in 1939 and his doctorate in public finance from the University of Wisconsin in 1946.


During World War II, he was an assistant economist in the U.S. Treasury Department and later in the office of the surgeon general of the Army where he was discharged with the rank of captain in 1946.

He was the author of numerous articles and books on the economics of health care and was consultant to the World Health Organization, Columbia University and the National Institute of Mental Health.

His marriage to the former Muriel Friedman ended in divorce. He is survived by his wife of more than 30 years, the former Mary Monk.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Sol Levinson & Bros. Inc., 8900 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Seth Klarman of Brookline, Mass., and Michael Klarman of Charlottesville, Va.; and six grandchildren.

Idamae Garrott, 82, state delegate, senator

Services were held Thursday at Woodside United Methodist Church in Silver Spring for Idamae Garrott, 82, who served two terms in the House of Delegates and the state Senate. Mrs. Garrott died Sunday from complications of a broken hip at Montgomery General Hospital.

Mrs. Garrott, who lived at Leisure World in Silver Spring, was known for her stand against uncontrolled growth in Montgomery County and an intercounty highway.


She served on the County Council from 1966 to 1974 and was elected in 1978 to the House of Delegates, where she represented the Kemp Hill section of Silver Spring for two terms. In 1986, she was elected to the Senate from District 19 and served until retiring in 1994.

The former Idamae T. Riley was born in Washington and reared in Prince George's County, where she graduated from Hyattsville High School. She earned her bachelor's degree from Western Maryland College and was an educator in Baltimore public schools for 10 years.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, William N. Garrott; a son, W. Riley Garrott of Worthington, Ohio; a daughter, Katherine Hussmann of Brookeville; and two grandchildren.

Gary M. Baldwin, 90, engineer, company owner

Gary Martin Baldwin, a retired mechanical engineer who co-founded his own company, died of pneumonia Tuesday at St. Agnes HealthCare. He was 90 and lived in Relay.

In 1952, Mr. Baldwin established a consulting engineering business called McNeill and Baldwin. He played a role in designing the heating and ventilating systems for the White House and many other prominent buildings. He retired in 1974.


Born in Effingham, Ill., he was a graduate of Central College of Science and Arts in Chicago, the Illinois Institute of Technology and the Johns Hopkins University. During World War II, he served as an officer in the Naval Reserve.

He was a life member of the American Society of Heating, Ventilating and Refrigeration Engineers and a senior member of the Engineering Society of Baltimore.

In 1939, he married Ruth E. Workman, a physician who specialized in pediatric neurology at the University of Maryland. Mrs. Baldwin died in 1995.

Mr. Baldwin was an elder in the Presbyterian church, took Communion to shut-ins and was active in the Boy Scouts.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Hope Presbyterian Church, 4748 Shelbourne Road in Arbutus.

He is survived by four sons, John Workman Baldwin and G. Martin Baldwin Jr., both of Relay; T. Michael Baldwin of Waldorf and Robert Hayes Baldwin of Catonsville; and 10 grandchildren.


William A. Foreman Jr. , 83, architect

William A. Foreman Jr., a retired architect and partner in the Towson architectural company NCP Inc., died Thursday of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village retirement community in Parkville. The longtime Hillendale resident was 83.

Mr. Foreman began his career as an architect in the late 1930s at Fisher, Nes & Campbell, which later became Nes, Campbell & Partners and, finally NCP Inc. He designed many schools throughout the state and private residences on the Eastern Shore. He also worked on the Maryland Science Center in the Inner Harbor and St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson.

Born on Walker Avenue and reared in Govans as the son of a builder, Mr. Foreman was a 1934 graduate of the Polytechnic Institute. He attended the University of Maryland, College Park and earned his bachelor's degree in architecture from the Maryland Institute, College of Art.

During World War II, he served in the Navy as an architect designing barracks and other military installations.

He was a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 8501 Loch Raven Blvd. in Baynesville, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9 a.m. today.


He is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former Anna Katherine Klepsig; three sons, William A. Foreman III of Columbia, Michael K. Foreman of Fallston and Paul C. Foreman of Lutherville; four daughters, Mary Ellen Fox of Sudbrook Park, Kathy Christ of Bel Air, Patty Ferretti of Arnold and Susan Mull of Fallston; 22 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.