September 26, 2018

Obituaries

Edith Windsor, the gay-rights activist whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 died on Tuesday in Manhattan.
Jeffrey Tuchman was an Emmy and Peabody award-winning documentary producer, director and writer who also produced compelling political advertising.
Izak Parviz Nazarian, the Iranian-Jewish co-founder of investment firm Omninet and former board member of the technology company Qualcomm, died on Aug. 23.
Jeff Brotman, who co-founded the members-only retail giant Costco and was the chairman of its board of directors, died at his home outside Seattle.
Marty Sklar, who served 54 years as an “Imagineer” for the Walt Disney Co. and led the creative team behind the company’s theme parks has died at age 83.
William Sachs Goldman, the grandson of Richard and Rhoda Goldman, was killed July 13 in a light plane crash in Sonoma County. He was 38.
Sheila Michaels, an iconic figure in feminist and social justice causes who has been credited with popularizing the courtesy title “Ms.,” died.
Dr. Jonathan Woocher, one of the preeminent figures in US Jewish education over the last half-century, has died at the age of 70.
Marilyn Hall, actress, writer, producer, philanthropist and wife of Monty Hall died on June 5, 2017 at the age of 90. Hall died of natural causes.
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