Glenwood Middle School student Ellie Feaga handed over two checks last week. After the sweet success of a charity bake sale that ultimately earned over $5,400 in donations and sales, the sixth grader delivered the funds to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and to the Shaughness Education Fund.
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of leukemia complications Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The resident of Keswick was 61.
Cancer survivor Karen Kruger, of Towson, and Lucas Townsend, of Michigan, met this weekend for the first time, two years after Townsend donated bone marrow for treatment of Kruger's multiple myeloma. The two partcipated at Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center in the Swim Across America fundraiser for Johns Hopkins' Kimmel Cancer Center, where Kruger was treated for the bone marrow cancer.
Edward Supplee Terry, Jr. former head science librarian for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a decades-long stalwart of Baltimore's Arena Players, died July 1 of leukemia. He was 77.
The former Ravens defensive coordinator became the third NFL head coach and fourth member of the Colts franchise to win the award, which is given to an NFL player, coach or staff member who overcomes the most adversity to succeed.
Twenty-some years ago, when I already had kids and a friend was thinking about having one, she admitted to me that she really doesn't like children much, but I assured her she would like — and love — her own.
Whiskey Island Mick, a former stunt man turned spice maker and bartender who was known for his colorful pepper-inspired kilts and bandannas, died Sunday from cardiac arrest at his Annapolis home. He was 48.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
About 17 people from Harford County were listed as runners in Monday's Boston Marathon, and while those contacted by The Aegis were not among the more than 180 injured and three killed in the dual bomb blasts near the finish line, they all have stories of the chaos and fear that took over what has traditionally been a celebration of athleticism and personal triumph.
He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child sexual abuse in sports, he'll take part in one of the most meaningful huddles of his life.