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'Killing Fields' Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies In Hudson Valley

'Killing Fields' Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies In Hudson Valley
POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. -- Sydney H. Schanberg, who earned a place in history with his chronicles of war-torn Cambodia in the 1970s for The New York Times, died Saturday in Poughkeepsie, The New York Times reported. He was 82.

Schanberg, a foreign correspondent who won a Pulitzer Prize for his work in...

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Shirley Jean Brown Gurliacci, 81, Longtime Darien Resident

Shirley Jean Brown Gurliacci, 81, Longtime Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Shirley Jean (Brown) Gurliacci, a longtime resident of Darien, died Thursday, June 30, at Meadow Ridge Senior Living in Redding. She was 81. She was born Jan. 12, 1935 in ...

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'Messenger To Mankind' Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

'Messenger To Mankind' Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize winner dubbed the "messenger to mankind" for his dignified writings about the horrors of the Holocaust, died Saturday. He was 87. “In the darkness of th...

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Eunice Mehan Thomas, 90, Worked As Nurse In Darien Schools

STAMFORD, Conn. — Eunice Mehan Thomas, a native of Stamford, died Thursday, May 19. She was 90.She was the only child of Anthony and Jennie Czescik Mehan. She attended the Holy Name School and Stamford High School, gr...

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Joanne Kelly Hagopian, 86, Darien Resident

Joanne Kelly Hagopian, 86, Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Darien resident Joanne Kelly Hagopian died Monday, May 30. She was 86. She graduated from Michigan State University and moved to Darien in 1967. Hagopian is survived by ...

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Gracie Jeanne Pohlmann Jahn, 83, Former Longtime Darien Resident

Gracie Jeanne Pohlmann Jahn, 83, Former Longtime Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Grace Jeanne Pohlmann Jahn, a resident of Delaware, Ohio and Twin Lakes, Pa., and formerly a longtime resident of Darien, Conn., died Sunday, May 15. She was 83. Born Jan....

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Dr. Max E. Gahwyler, 92, Longtime Darien Resident

Dr. Max E. Gahwyler, 92, Longtime Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Longtime Darien resident Dr. Max E. Gahwyler died on Friday, May 13. He was 92. A native of Arosa, Switzerland, Gahwyler studied internal medicine in Lausanne and Geneva. ...

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Elizabeth L. 'Lee' (Boscaino) Sposito, 89, Darien Resident

Elizabeth L. 'Lee' (Boscaino) Sposito, 89, Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Darien resident Elizabeth L. "Lee" (Boscaino) Sposito, died Sunday, May 15. She was 89 years old. A New York native, Sposito attended New York City schools and graduated ...

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Jacob Ryan Velasco-Navarro, 16, Darien Resident

Jacob Ryan Velasco-Navarro, 16, Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Darien resident Jacob Ryan Velasco-Navarro died Friday, May 13. He was 16. A New England Patriots fan, Velasco-Navarro loved sports and played lacrosse, football, and rugb...

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Sheilah Tilbrooke Cloud, Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Darien resident Sheilah Tilbrooke Cloud died on Monday, May 2. A native of London, Cloud immigrated to the United States with her mother following her father's death.She graduated from Noroton Sacred H...

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Muriel (Cissie) Wakeman, 97, Longtime Darien Resident

Muriel (Cissie) Wakeman, 97, Longtime Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Longtime Darien resident Muriel (Cissie) Wakeman died on Friday, April 29. She was 97. She was born on May 2, 1918, in Stratford, Conn., to Frank C. and Martha Swindells ...

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Michael Francis Taylor, 26, Darien Resident

Michael Francis Taylor, 26, Darien Resident

DARIEN, Conn. — Darien resident Michael Francis Taylor died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 30. He was 26. A Darien native, Taylor was a graduate of Darien High School in 2008 and Villano...

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Anita Pollack Schorr, 85, Holocaust Survivor From Westport

Anita Pollack Schorr, 85, Holocaust Survivor From Westport

WESTPORT, Conn. — Anita Pollack Schorr, a Westport resident who survived the Holocaust and shared her story with groups across Fairfield County, died Thursday. She was 85."It was with dee...

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