Monday, October 20, 2014
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Obituaries

Don G. Stout, 68, of West Chester, who sold commercial printing and volunteered for various causes and once received $10,000 on behalf of the Salvation Army, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, at home of appendiceal cancer.
Gloria Casarez, 42, the city's first director of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender affairs, died Sunday after a five-year battle with metastatic breast cancer.
She came to Philadelphia from the tobacco fields of the South. yo
Theodore B. Krouse, 91, of North Wales and previously Cherry Hill, a medical examiner and pathologist, died Friday, Oct. 10, of esophageal cancer at Abramson Center for Jewish Life.
The hours of trying to calm a fussy 3-month-old led Carolyn Kent Rovee-Collier to a lifetime study and new understanding of infant psychology.
Darwin M. "Dobby" Dobson, 89, of Upper Southampton Township, a longtime teacher and civic leader, died Saturday, Oct. 11, of cancer at home.
Services for William H. Buckman, 61, of Cherry Hill, a prominent civil rights lawyer, were set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Platt Memorial Chapels, 2001 Berlin Rd., Cherry Hill.
Katherine Linton Eyre, 89, a social worker in the Philadelphia area, died Saturday, Oct. 4, of breast cancer at Rydal Park in Jenkintown, where she had lived for 14 years.
Victoria Gimmi Burgo, 98, formerly of Westville, died Saturday, Oct. 11, at Victorian Manor, an assisted-living community in Hollywood, Fla.
Elizabeth Pena, 55, the versatile actress who shifted between dramatic roles in such films as Lone Star and comedic parts in TV shows like Modern Family, has died.
William H. Buckman, 61, of Cherry Hill, a prominent civil rights lawyer who helped expose racial profiling by the New Jersey State Police, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Mount Laurel.
She was well-known in the 52nd and Market streets neighborhood.
Anthony John DiMarco, 90, of Feasterville and Ocean City, N.J., a longtime builder of rowhouses in Philadelphia and South Jersey, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, of complications from dementia at SpringVillage at Floral Vale, Yardley.
Comer Cottrell, 82, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who turned a small Los Angeles operation into a multimillion-dollar success story by catering to the hair-care needs of African Americans, died Friday of natural causes at his home in Plano, Texas.
Carolyn Kizer, 89, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who was perhaps best known for her wry, unsentimental verse about the experiences of women, died Oct. 9 at a nursing home in Sonoma, Calif.
Zilpha Keatley Snyder, 87, the prize-winning author of The Egypt Game and dozens of other novels that led young readers into the wondrous terrain between fantasy and reality, died Oct. 7 in Greenbrae, Calif. The cause was a stroke, said her husband, Larry Snyder.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft has died in Tennessee at the age of 76.
John Mitchell Stevens Jr., 93, formerly of Wynnewood, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in Philadelphia for many years, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, of complications of dementia at Cornwall (Pa.) Manor.
Tim Hauser, 72, the founder and guiding force behind the Manhattan Transfer, a Grammy-winning pop-jazz vocal group that enjoyed decades of worldwide acclaim, died Thursday at a hospital in Sayre, Pa.