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Benjamin Passed away on January 3, 2019, at the age of 82 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born in Lorain, OH, on May 14, 1936, to Edna Dellinger Carlson and Dr. Benjamin Carlson. He attended Earlham... › MORE


Frederick Robinson Wheeler, age 98, passed away peacefully in Melbourne, Florida on December 21, 2018. Born on Thoreau Farm in Concord, MA, he was the second of the five sons of Caleb Henry and... › MORE


Samuel Jesse Spencer, age 66, died on Dec. 17, 2018 at the UVM Medical Center of pancreatic cancer in Burlington, Vt. Sam was born in Danville, Ill., on April 4, 1952. Sam was the last of four... › MORE


Joan Shannon, aged, died on Dec. 26, 2018. Joan was a dancer. As a teenager in New Jersey and New York City, she studied modern dance under Martha Graham. Rather than joining Graham's company... › MORE


Virginia Fern Delahoussaye, age 99, passed away on December 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas of natural causes. Fern was born on August 11, 1919 in Amelia Texas to parents Lonnie Porter and Velma Jewel... › MORE


We remember and celebrate the life of Professor James "Jim" Stern of Sarasota, FL, who was born on Nov. 3, 1920, and died on Dec. 21, 2018, at age 98. Jim was born in New York City and... › MORE


Linda B. Watson, president of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women - Pennsylvania Chapter, died on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. She was 67. She was born in Philadelphia on Sept. 27, 1951, to Louise B... › MORE


On Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, surrounded by loved ones, Trenton Orlando Schroyer passed on to loftier adventures and into love everlasting. An American scholar, author, international activist and... › MORE


Michael Spock died peacefully on December 7, 2018 surrounded by family and friends after a long illness. Spock was a visionary pioneer and innovator in the museum field, especially through his... › MORE


Gerald "Jerry" F. Edwards, age 89 of Appleton, WI, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, December 9, 2018 after a short illness. Jerry was born on December 26, 1928 in the... › MORE


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