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Creighton Hale, 93, Inventor of Little League Helmet, Dies

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:59:11 GMT

Creighton Hale with his widely used batters’ safety helmet in an undated photograph.A physiologist and longtime Little League executive, Mr. Hale worked hard to make baseball safer for young players.

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Federico Luppi, 83, Actor Known for del Toro Films, Dies

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:07:30 GMT

Federico Luppi played a literature professor who tries to start a new life in “Common Ground” (2002), a film by Adolfo Aristarain.A slim and stately Argentine with a shock of white hair, Mr. Luppi endowed his characters with complexity and a sense of gravity.

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Danielle Darrieux, French Film Star Over 8 Decades, Is Dead at 100

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:10:11 GMT

Danielle Darrieux and Gérard Philipe in “Le Rouge et le Noir” (1954), based on Stendhal’s novel about class-conscious post-Napoleonic France. Decades later Ms. Darrieux said it was her favorite role.Ms. Darrieux’s career of sophisticated roles spanned indelible incarnations as ingénue, coquette, femme fatale and grande dame.

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Harriette Thompson, Marathon Runner Into Her 90s, Dies at 94

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:25:45 GMT

Harriette Thompson and her son Brenneman shortly after finishing a marathon in San Diego in 2015.Ms. Thompson, a classical pianist and cancer survivor, was 76 when she started running marathons and completed a half-marathon in June.

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Michele Marsh, Longtime New York TV Anchor, Dies at 63

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:06:32 GMT

Michele Marsh in the WCBS-TV newsroom in 1980. Among a group of women who swept into anchor roles in New York, she was the youngest.Ms. Marsh was the youngest of the women who by 1980 had swept into what was once an exclusively male position on New York newscasts.

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Gord Downie, a Distinctly Canadian Rock Star, Dies at 53

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:48:03 GMT

Gord Downie, left, performed with Neil Young, another Canadian-born rock star, at the Live 8 benefit concert in Barrie, Ontario, in 2005.Mr. Downie, who fronted the band the Tragically Hip, announced last year that he had brain cancer.

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Mychael Knight, ‘Project Runway’ Finalist, Dies at 39

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:02:17 GMT

Mychael Knight discussing the similarities between contemporary fashion and that of the 19th century at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill., in 2007.Mr. Knight was a fashion designer with celebrity clients and a growing reputation. He had also written extensively about his health problems.

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Marian Cannon Schlesinger, Author and Eyewitness to History, Dies at 105

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:20:54 GMT

Marian Cannon Schlesinger at her home in Cambridge, Mass., in 2016.A painter, memoirist and daughter of an early feminist, she wrote frankly of the Kennedy White House, where her husband, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., was an adviser.

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Arthur Cinader, Who Started J. Crew, Avatar of Preppy Style, Dies at 90

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:25:31 GMT

Arthur Cinader with his wife, Johanna Cinader, in the late 1980s.Mr. Cinader created a retail success story by catering to affluent consumers eager to signal a certain Ivy League pedigree in what they wear.

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Sima Wali, Champion of Afghan Women’s Rights, Is Dead at 66

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:18:50 GMT

Sima Wali as a delegate to United Nations-sponsored talks on Afghanistan in Konigswinter, Germany, in 2001. She battled what she called “gender apartheid” in Afghanistan, her native country.She wrote of women oppressed by the Taliban, “I carried with me their pleading voices and ultimately their screams, while the world looked away.”

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Roy Dotrice, Nimble British Actor Familiar on Both Sides of Atlantic, Dies at 94

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:19:28 GMT

Roy Dotrice and Cherry Jones in “A Moon for the Misbegotten” at the Walter Kerr Theater on Broadway. Mr. Dotrice’s performance earned him a Tony Award.Mr. Dotrice, who began acting in a P.O.W. camp, had a long career in movies, on TV and onstage, winning his Tony in “A Moon for the Misbegotten.”

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Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Winner, Dies at 96

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:12:57 GMT

Richard Wilbur in 2006 in his home at the time in Cummington, Mass.Mr. Wilbur’s poems were praised for their beauty but were criticized for their “mildness.” He was named the nation’s second poet laureate.

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Mary Cochran, Dancer Who ‘Lit Up the Stage,’ Dies at 54

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:14:01 GMT

Mary Cochran in Sara Hook’s “Rue” in 2007.Ms. Cochran, the daughter of a dancer, performed with the Paul Taylor Dance Company for 12 years, then led the influential dance department at Barnard College for 10.

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William Lombardy, Chess Grandmaster Turned Priest, Dies at 79

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:22:03 GMT

William J. Lombardy in an undated photograph.The Bronx-born Mr. Lombardy was among the top players of his generation, but he gave up chess almost entirely to join the priesthood, which he later renounced.

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