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John Duffy, the founder and longtime director of Meet the Composer, an organization created to promote contemporary music and place composers in residence with American orchestras, died on Dec. 22,... › MORE

Renowned black psychiatrist Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, author of the seminal 1991 work, The Isis (Yssis) Papers: The Keys To The Colors (Third World Press) died on Jan. 2, 2015, from a stroke she... › MORE

David Dwight Otto, 64, of Huntington, WV, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House after a brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born April 10,... › MORE

Alan Booth of State College, PA, died on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, after a long illness. Alan, who was born in Dansville, New York to the late James Weber Booth and Vera Campbell Booth, grew up... › MORE

Janet S. Jachlewski, (Motyka) age 89, passed away on December 2, 2015, after a long illness. She was born on October 20, 1926, the daughter of the late Michael and Felicia (Lenart) Motyka. She was... › MORE

“I have lived not only my life but the life of my times.” Precious Jewel Freeman Graham, retired professor of social work at Antioch College, died at her home in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on Nov. 30,... › MORE

Elizabeth (Betty) H. Dawson, age 98, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 29, 2015. She was born in Greenville, Ohio to the late Ora B. Harmon and Margaret Beam Harmon Sharp. She came to Yellow... › MORE

Dr. Arthur Lewis Solomon, age 97, a former college professor, actor and poet, died in his home in Federal Way, Washington, on November 23, 2015. He is survived by his loving companion Evelyn Gibb,... › MORE

Frances Mitchell Fears-Thomas was born on March 3, 1926 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. God called her home the morning of Tuesday, November 17, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was affectionately... › MORE

Joan Toole, 92, passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2015, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Dana O'Keefe Toole and Jeffrey Folsom in Helena. Joan maintained her amazing optimism and energy... › MORE