Rodney H. Peterson, a retired Chessie System construction engineer and lifelong rail fan and noted railroad photographer, died Friday of liver cancer and heart failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 89.
Thomas "Tommy" Toporovich, who was the former longtime Baltimore County Council secretary and well-known Dundalk community activist, died Monday from cancer at Riverview Rehabilitation and Health Center in Essex. He was 89.
George W. “Bill” Childs, former president of Childs Express Inc., a five-generation-owned-and-operated Waverly moving business, died last Wednesday of congestive heart failure at his Towson home. He was 90.
Sheila Sachs, an attorney who handled the divorces of prominent local figures and sat on the Baltimore City School Board, died of cancer Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Village of Cross Keys resident was 78.
Janet Caslow, a booster for a number of Baltimore events and programs, including its ports, the Baltimore National Heritage Area Association and volunteer coordinator for the city's Recreation and Parks department, has died.
E. Ralph Hostetter, the former publisher and owner of the Cecil Whig and current chairman and publisher of American Farm Publications Inc., died Tuesday of heart disease at his home in North East. He was 97.