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Forrest W. DeVore, age 95, of Hamilton, OH, passed away on January 2, 2016. He was born near Guilford, Indiana on June 15, 1920 to Romney W. and Mary (Ewbank) DeVore. He attended Antioch College... › MORE


Robert N. Rhodes, Professor Emeritus of African American Studies at Ohio University, passed away December 4, 2015. He began his career as an activist and concluded it at Ohio University, where he... › MORE


John Duffy, the founder and longtime director of Meet the Composer, an organization created to promote contemporary music and place composers in residence with American orchestras, died on Dec. 22,... › MORE


Renowned black psychiatrist Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, author of the seminal 1991 work, The Isis (Yssis) Papers: The Keys To The Colors (Third World Press) died on Jan. 2, 2015, from a stroke she... › MORE


David Dwight Otto, 64, of Huntington, WV, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House after a brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born April 10,... › MORE


Alan Booth of State College, PA, died on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, after a long illness. Alan, who was born in Dansville, New York to the late James Weber Booth and Vera Campbell Booth, grew up... › MORE


Janet S. Jachlewski, (Motyka) age 89, passed away on December 2, 2015, after a long illness. She was born on October 20, 1926, the daughter of the late Michael and Felicia (Lenart) Motyka. She was... › MORE


“I have lived not only my life but the life of my times.” Precious Jewel Freeman Graham, retired professor of social work at Antioch College, died at her home in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on Nov. 30,... › MORE


Elizabeth (Betty) H. Dawson, age 98, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 29, 2015. She was born in Greenville, Ohio to the late Ora B. Harmon and Margaret Beam Harmon Sharp. She came to Yellow... › MORE


Dr. Arthur Lewis Solomon, age 97, a former college professor, actor and poet, died in his home in Federal Way, Washington, on November 23, 2015. He is survived by his loving companion Evelyn Gibb,... › MORE


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