Dr. Garfield D. Kington, an inner city physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Sol Kramer, who turned a Depression-era 15-cent balsa wood toy airplane business into a leading wholesale hobby empire, died of pneumonia April 24 at Hospice by the Sea in Pompano Beach, Fla. The former Pikesville resident was 96.
Charles Nelson Wells, a retired owner of a printing firm and a World War II veteran later honored for his service with a Congressional Gold Medal, died of a blood disorder Feb. 12 at Sinai Hospital. He was 87 and lived in Lochearn.
Family and friends of Lance Cpl. Eugene 'Gene' Mills III gathered at Grace Community Church on Tuesday to mourn the loss of the 21-year-old Laurel Marine who was killed in a skirmish in Afghanistan on June 22.
The remains of Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III, 21, of Laurel, who was known by some of his Marine comrades as "Gino Bambino," were scheduled to arrive at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Del., shortly before noon Monday, according to a family friend.
Some 4,000 sailors and Marines have just left Baltimore after a week of Sailabration, the maritime festival marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812. While their ships were berthed in the harbor, they took in the sights, sampled the fare and lent their time and talent to community service.