Ruth G. Edidin, a retired Morgan State University math instructor who had fled Nazi persecution in Belgium during World War II, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Tudor Heights assisted-living in Baltimore. She was 82.
The late erudite Israeli foreign minister, Abba Eban, was quoted widely for once having said "the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity" for peace. The same could apply recently to the Americans.
Jerome F. "Jerry" Esterson, a colorful photographer whose significant work entertained Baltimoreans for nearly 60 years, died May 28 at his Pikesville home from complications of an infection. He was 88.