Stephen Gerald Kennedy, a Korean War veteran who ran a temporary staffing agency, died Sept. 17 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 85.
Dr. Ross Carl Sugar, a pain management physician, died Sept. 18 at his Stevenson home. He was 63.
Celestine Knight, an administrator in the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation who was active in the Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church, died Sept. 1 at her sister’s Gwynn Oak home. She was 77.
Valerie Bradt Hymes, a WJZ-TV news reporter who covered the assassination attempt of presidential candidate George Wallace, died Aug. 16 at Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was 91.
Howard Safir, a former New York City police commissioner who advised Baltimore and Annapolis mayors on crime-fighting issues, died of a sepsis infection Sept. 11 at Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Dean Esslinger, a Towson University history professor who started an international faculty exchange program, died Sept. 5. He was 81.
Edward E. Crawford, a former Maryland Department of Health psychologist, died Sept. 7 at Wildcat Senior Living in Summerville, South Carolina. The former Perry Hall resident was 94.
Dorothy “Dottie” T. Sparrow, a newspaper reporter and descendant of the founder of Sparrows Point, died Sept. 3 at Warwick Forest Retirement Community in Newport News, Virginia. She was 80.
Shannon Kula, the chief of staff for former U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, died Aug. 25. She was 48.
Robert L. Hopkins, a Wells Fargo & Co. financial adviser who enjoyed dancing, playing golf and following the Orioles, died Sept. 7 at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. He was 83.
Mary Eileen Mullen, a human services worker who counseled people in economic distress, died Sept. 2 at her Hamilton home. She was 71.
Dr. Harold F. "Doc" Burton, a veterinarian who owned the Towson Veterinary Hospital for three decades, died Aug. 31 at his Abingdon home. He was 102.
Carol A. Nordberg, a longtime Baltimore County Public Schools educator, died Aug. 21 at Gilchrist Center Towson. She was 88.
Max Nicholas Wiener, former project manager for McCormick properties and World War II pilot, died of cardiac arrest Aug. 30 at Mercy Ridge Assisted Living.
Ken Jackson, who employed a silky baritone voice on Baltimore radio stations for nearly 60 years, died Monday at his son’s Towson home. He was 91.
William R. “Bill” Caltrider Jr., the founder and president of the Center for Alcohol and Drug Research Education, died July 15 at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. He was 75.
Richard Samuel “Dick” Davison, a developer, Pimlico Race Course official and philanthropist, died Aug. 16 at his Pikesville home. He was 96.
Paul Ronald “Suds” Sudbrook, a Navy veteran who drove a truck and managed deliveries for The Sun, died Aug. 13 of heart failure at his home in Sykesville. He was 86.
Delmar A. Stewart, a Baltimore Symphony Orchestra violist and luthier, died Aug. 12 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 73.
Lawrence Lacks Sr., a son of Henrietta Lacks who lived to see his family’s first legal settlement with a biotechnology company over the use of the HeLa cell line, died Saturday at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. He was 88.
Peter G. Wharton, a broadcast engineer who dazzled his guests with his culinary skills, died Aug. 9 at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 64.
Karen S. Muir, a former Anne Arundel County Public Schools social studies teacher who was active in Maryland Democratic politics, died at Corewell Health Ludington Hospital in Ludington, Michigan. The Annapolis resident was 74.
A software engineer by trade, Mr. Howell was remembered for his lifetime of advocacy on a wide range of issues starting at a young age.
Luezear S. Coleman, an educator who served as an inspiration to African American women in Baltimore, died Aug. 15 at Inova Alexandria Hospital in Virginia. She was 99.
David Jacobs, Who Turned Soap Opera Into Prime-Time Gold, Dies at 84
Shirley H. Broyles, a St. Paul’s School for Girls trustee and manager of Octavia, a chic dress shop in the Village of Cross Keys, died July 27 at her home in Atlanta. She was 90.
John “Jack” Thorn Lyburn Jr., who served as Carroll County’s director of the Department of Economic Development for nearly 21 years, died Monday, Aug. 14, at his home in Manchester, following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 76.
William A. Dorsey, a lawyer who was the first African American administrative clerk of the Baltimore District Court, died Aug. 17. He was 85.
Maxie Baughan, a former Colts defensive coordinator and Ravens linebackers coach who was a nine-time Pro Bowl selection in the NFL, has died. He was 85.
Richard H. Baker, a Howard County social worker devoted to the Homewood Center in Ellicott City and its students, died Aug. 2 at Delaware Hospice in Millsboro, Delaware. He was 71.