Dr. Spencer practiced both orthopedic surgery and occupational medicine, holding medical licenses for both specialties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.
The tall, courtly southerner assigned himself the task of guiding the Quaker school known as GFS into the 21st century. He did, to accolades.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democratic mega-donor Steve Mostyn, a powerful Texas trial lawyer who was among the nation's largest backers of liberal causes and candidates, died after what his wife says was "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue." He was 46.
Tom Marsilje, the oncology researcher whose late-stage colon cancer diagnosis turned him into an internationally-known patient advocate, died Tuesday after a five-year fight with the disease.
In 2008, when Barack Obama was running in the primary election for president, Mr. Swope was a regional field director in Pennsylvania. His family said he was proud that Obama had taken Chester County handily, even as Hillary Clinton won the statewide vote.
In 1971, Mr. Raines and his wife were among the activists who broke into the FBI office in Media and stole 1,000 classified documents. The information they unearthed rocked the intelligence community and brought about changes in the law.
Liz Smith, the syndicated gossip columnist whose mixture of banter, barbs, and bon mots about the glitterati helped her climb the A-list as high as many of the celebrities she covered, died Sunday at the age of 94.
"He was a principled man who had a heart of gold," said a friend. "And he took a lot of things into consideration before he passed sentence. He didn't just drop the hammer. He encouraged defendants to get an education when they were in prison. He wanted to improve their lives."
Ray Robinson, an author and magazine editor best known for a well-regarded biography of his childhood hero Lou Gehrig, has died.
Mr. Brown loved to sing - in church, at home, and with an a cappella group. At their 2002 wedding, he serenaded his wife with the song "One in a Million You."
Mr. Strasburg had a distinguished career in the newspaper business and founded Meadowood Retirement Community in Worcester Township. He also was a founding trustee of Montgomery County Community College.
Mr. Coleman was an extrovert who loved interacting with people and making them laugh with his "million-dollar smile," his family said.
Gwynedd Mercy's Sister Lois McDonough ran and promoted a successful capital fundraising campaign for the institution for many years when it was a college. The school became a university in 2013.