Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej arrives to preside over the unveiling ceremony for the King Rama VIII monument in Bangkok, June 9, 2012.

Thailand’s King Bhumibol, world’s longest reigning monarch, dies at 88

By Adam Bernstein, Washington Post on Oct. 13, 2016, at 8:18 a.m.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died peacefully Thursday, was the world’s longest-reigning monarch, credited with restoring the influence of Thailand’s royalty during 70 years on the throne and earning the devotion of many of his subjects.

Jack Greenberg, civil rights lawyer who helped argue Brown v. Board, dies at 91

By Gary Gately, The Washington Post on Oct. 13, 2016, at 6:53 a.m.
Many white people fought alongside African-Americans in the civil rights movement. But few made as vital and enduring an impact as Jack Greenberg.
Oscar-winning Polish film director Andrzej Wajda smiles as he speaks to Reuters during an interview at Akson Studio office in Warsaw, Aug. 13, 2013.

Oscar-winning Polish film director Andrzej Wajda dies at 90

By Marcin Goettig, Reuters on Oct. 10, 2016, at 11:53 a.m.
Film director Andrzej Wajda, best known for chronicling Poland’s struggle for democracy during half a century of communist rule, has died at the age of 90.

Curtis Roosevelt, grandson of a president, dies at 86

By Adam Bernstein, Washington Post on Sept. 30, 2016, at 8 a.m.
He died Sept. 26 at 86 at his home in Saint-Bonnet-du-Gard, France. The cause was an apparent heart attack, said Michele Slung, his literary executor.

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93

By Reuters on Sept. 28, 2016, at 6:31 a.m.
Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday at age 93, according to media reports late Tuesday night.
Bishop Robert P. Deeley of the Diocese of Portland (left) enjoys a moment with Archbishop Peter Leo Gerety during Gerety's 75th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood on June 29, 2014, in Totowa, New Jersey. Gerety, who served as bishop in Maine from 1969-74, died at the age of 104 on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in New Jersey.

World’s oldest Catholic bishop, who served in Maine, dies at age 104

By Laila Kearney, Reuters on Sept. 21, 2016, at 1:48 p.m.
The world’s oldest Roman Catholic bishop, who championed civil rights and encouraged women to take a more active role in the church, has died in New Jersey at age 104, church officials said Wednesday.

Dorothy Cann Hamilton, who opened a French cooking school in NYC, dies at 67

By Harrison Smith, The Washington Post on Sept. 20, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.
Edward Albee accepts applause from the audience after he was awarded his Lifetime Achievement Tony Award at the American Theatre Wing's 59th Annual Tony Awards show at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 5, 2005.

Edward Albee, Pulitzer-winning playwright of modern masterpieces, dies at 88

By Nelson Pressley, Washington Post on Sept. 17, 2016, at 8:11 a.m.
Edward Albee, one of the most innovative playwrights of his generation whose raw, unnerving dramas — and even the few comedies — scraped at the veneer of American success and happiness, died Sept. 16 at his home in Montauk, New York. He was 88.

This beloved children’s author didn’t want a funeral — she said read to a child instead

By Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post on Sept. 08, 2016, at 7:10 a.m.
Anna Dewdney, the best-selling children’s author and illustrator behind the popular “Llama Llama” series, once wrote that “empathy is as important as literacy.”

Steven Hill, DA Adam Schiff on ‘Law & Order,’ dies at 94

By Carmel Dagan, on Aug. 23, 2016, at 5:08 p.m.
Steven Hill played District Attorney Adam Schiff from the show’s first season in 1990 until 2000, when Hill resigned.

Richard Holland, who paired Buffett with Munger, dies at 95

By Laurence Arnold, Bloomberg on Aug. 11, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.

John Saunders, longtime ESPN sports announcer, dies at 61

By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on Aug. 10, 2016, at 2:56 p.m.
John Saunders, a longtime ESPN sportscaster best known for his coverage of college basketball and hockey and as the host of the network’s weekly roundtable program, “The Sports Reporters,” has died.

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