https://dovevn.com/

obituaries | Page 4


Costas Kondylis, Go-To Architect in a High-Rise Town, Dies at 78

Costas Kondylis, Go-To Architect in a High-Rise Town, Dies at 78

Costas Kondylis in his Manhattan office in 2007 with a model of his design for the Atelier, a residential tower that went up at West 42nd Street and 11th Avenue. He provided developers with efficient, marketable, dependable, comfortable buildings.

Thomas Hofeller, Republican Master of Political Maps, Dies at 75

Thomas Hofeller, Republican Master of Political Maps, Dies at 75

Thomas B. Hofeller spoke to a National Conference of State Legislatures. He was extolled — or lambasted — as the Michelangelo of the modern gerrymander.

John Calder, British Publisher Who Fought Censorship, Dies at 91

John Calder, British Publisher Who Fought Censorship, Dies at 91

John Calder, who published works by Samuel Beckett, Henry Miller, Eugène Ionesco and Marguerite Duras, among others.

Robert Wood, 95, Dies; Urged Christian Acceptance of Gay People

Robert Wood, 95, Dies; Urged Christian Acceptance of Gay People

The Rev. Robert Wood in an undated photo. His book “Christ and the Homosexual,” published in 1960, was a rare plea by a gay clergyman for equality.

Richard Jenrette, 89, Wall St. Power and Preserver of Homes, Dies

Richard Jenrette, 89, Wall St. Power and Preserver of Homes, Dies

Richard Jenrette in 1996 at Millford, in Pinewood, S.C., one of a dozen historic American homes he restored and furnished with period antiques.

Camilla Dietz Bergeron, Stockbroker Turned Jeweler, Dies at 76

Camilla Dietz Bergeron, Stockbroker Turned Jeweler, Dies at 76

Camilla Dietz Bergeron made herself clear from the start: Women should choose their own engagement rings rather than be surprised, they should not be allowed outside the house without earrings, and their jewelry should say, “Hello, I’m clever and witty and stylish” rather than “Hello, I’m rich.”

Jill Ker Conway, 83, Feminist Author and Smith President, Dies

Jill Ker Conway, 83, Feminist Author and Smith President, Dies

Jill Ker Conway in the early 1980s, during her tenure as the first female president of Smith College.

Dr. Davida Coady, Medical Missionary, Is Dead at 80

Dr. Davida Coady, Medical Missionary, Is Dead at 80

Dr. Davida Coady in a family photograph working with malnourished children in Biafra in 1969. Dr. Coady made disease prevention in Africa, Central America and Asia the cornerstone of her work.

Brendan Byrne, Former New Jersey Governor, Is Dead at 93

Brendan Byrne, Former New Jersey Governor, Is Dead at 93

Gov. Brendan Byrne looking over a copy of the state budget during a news conference in February 1977.

Jack Whitten, Artist of Wide-Ranging Curiosity, Dies at 78

Jack Whitten, Artist of Wide-Ranging Curiosity, Dies at 78

Jack Whitten in front of his 2014 painting “Atopolis: for Édouard Glissant.”

Kenichi Yamamoto, Father of Mazda’s Rotary Engine, Is Dead at 95

Kenichi Yamamoto, Father of Mazda’s Rotary Engine, Is Dead at 95

Kenichi Yamamoto championed rotary engines and eventually became president of Mazda Motor Corporation.

Chuck McCann, Zany Comic in Early Children’s TV, Dies at 83

Chuck McCann, Zany Comic in Early Children’s TV, Dies at 83

Chuck McCann (center, left) appeared with Bozo the Clown, Jack McCarthy (top) and Joe Bolton in a show for children on the New York station WPIX in 1960.

Claude Lanzmann, Epic Chronicler of the Holocaust, Dies at 92

Claude Lanzmann, Epic Chronicler of the Holocaust, Dies at 92

Claude Lanzmann in 2010, above. He consistently rejected efforts to “explain” the Holocaust or make uplifting entertainment from it.

Edward Rowny, Outspoken Treaty Negotiator, Dies at 100

Edward Rowny, Outspoken Treaty Negotiator, Dies at 100

The arms negotiators Edward L. Rowny, left, and Paul H. Nitze at a briefing in Washington in 1983.

Alan Johnson, 81, ‘Springtime for Hitler’ Choreographer, Dies

Alan Johnson, 81, ‘Springtime for Hitler’ Choreographer, Dies

“Springtime for Hitler,” choreographed by Alan Johnson, from Mel Brooks’s movie “The Producers.”


© 2020 US News. All Rights Reserved.