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Frank Leon Parker

Condolences to the family of Frank Leon Parker, 96, who died on August 10. He was an internationally renowned nuclear waste disposal expert and elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.

A true scientist, Frank was insatiably curious about everything. He went on to generate…

Helen Lurie Downie

Condolences to the family of Helen Lurie Downie. 82, who died peacefully surrounded by her family at University Hospital in London, Ontario, on August 5. She was born in Glasgow, Scotland, a daughter of Arthur and Jean Kincaid Noone.

Helen is survived by her children, Linda Kennedy (Sandy) …

Marion (Sis) Cohn

Condolences to the family of Marion (Sis) Cohn who died on July 28. She is survived by her daughter, Betsy (Larry) Woods, and grandchildren, Michelle (Sam) Cayford and Alexander (Bailey) Woods.

Larry Schmidt

Condolences to the family of Larry Schmidt, who died on July 28. He was the grandfather of Joshua Barton.

Arlene Kaufman

Condolences to the family of Arlene Kaufman, 78, who died at her home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on July 27. We extend our deepest condolences to Arlene’s son Dr. Michael Friedman and the family.

Born on January 29, 1944, in Takoma Park, Md., to Bertha and Isadore Gudelsky, Arlene becam…

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