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Tina Susan Rieger, 63, the wife of United Jewish Communities' president and CEO Howard Rieger, died April 11 of pancreatic cancer at Beth Israel Hospital in New York. Rieger worked in both health care and the arts in three different countries. In her later life, she became a fiber artist. Her quilts, Jewish wedding canopies and other decorative pieces often...
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NEW YORK (JTA) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author David Halberstam died April 23 in an automobile accident. He was 73. Halberstam was on his way to an interview with Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle for a book on the 1958 NFL championship game when the car in which he was a passenger was struck by another vehicle in...
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Nathan Marder, 89, a federal retiree and former assistant director of the Veterans Administration Regional Center, died March 28 at his home in the Medical Center at Rydal Park. Marder graduated from Central High School and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Business School. He served as a captain in the Signal Corps during World War II, and later, in the...
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Robert Kardon, 85, retired CEO of Kardon Industries, Inc., died March 23 in New York. He was a resident of New York City and formerly of Philadelphia. Kardon was former chairman of the board of the B.T. Babbit Company, Inc.; Pittsburgh Mortgage Corporation; Murphree Mortgage Company, Nashville, Tenn.; Kardon Investment Company Peoples Bond & Mortgage, Philadelphia; and chairman of the...
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Mark T. Starr, 60, vice president and general patent counsel of the Unisys Corporation, died March 17. Starr earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He worked for a number of years at IBM, and then earned his juris doctorate from John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Starr returned to IBM, and later worked at Burroughs...
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