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Published: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:54:05 GMT2016-10-24T13:54:05Z


Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:54:05 GMT2016-10-24T13:54:05Z

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Tom Hayden, a '60s anti-war activist whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76.

Junko Tabei | Pioneering climber, 77

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:20:41 GMT2016-10-24T11:20:41Z

Junko Tabei, 77, the first woman to climb Mount Everest, died of cancer Thursday at a hospital outside of Tokyo, Japanese media reported Saturday.

Sheikh Khalifa | Former Qatar ruler, 84

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:20:26 GMT2016-10-24T11:20:26Z

Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, 84, the former ruler of the tiny Persian Gulf nation of Qatar who was deposed by his son in a bloodless palace coup, died on Sunday.

Carol Spawn, 87, librarian, archivist

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 02:49:51 GMT2016-10-24T02:49:51Z

Carol M. Spawn, 87, formerly of Philadelphia, a librarian who loved mystery books, died Thursday, Oct. 13, from complications of congestive heart failure at her home in Towson, Md.

Eugene Feiner, manufacturer and philanthropist, dies at 88

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:33:41 GMT2016-10-23T05:33:41Z

Eugene Feiner, 88, a manufacturer and philanthropist known for his dapper dress and fondness for Rittenhouse Square eateries, died Wednesday of respiratory disease.

G. S. Brookover Jr., 82; was probation officer, manager

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:33:38 GMT2016-10-23T05:33:38Z

George S. Brookover Jr., 82, of Delanco, a Burlington County probation officer from 1984 to 1999, died of heart failure on Thursday, Oct. 20, at home.

Mary DiSabato; headed N.J. State Parole Board

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:33:29 GMT2016-10-23T05:33:29Z

Mary Keating DiSabato, 88, of Pennsauken, chairwoman of the New Jersey State Parole Board from 1993 to 1998, died of complications from cancer Friday, Oct. 21, at home.

Annette Biberman, librarian and painter

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:59:37 GMT2016-10-22T14:59:37Z

At 92, Annette Bell Biberman's fondest wish was to vote in the upcoming presidential election for Hillary Clinton. "She couldn't believe the inflammatory language being used," said daughter Nancy. "Somebody of her generation knew what the consequences of incendiary speech was. She was furious."

Anita Ricks, grade school principal in Camden

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:31:23 GMT2016-10-22T05:31:23Z

Anita L. Ricks, 79, of Cherry Hill, who retired in 2001 as principal at Forest Hill Elementary School in Camden, died of a heart attack Monday, Oct. 17, at Burlington Woods, a health facility in Burlington Township.