Sharon Williams, a Nurturer on the Police Force, Dies at 54

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. In her years with the New Orleans Police Department, Sharon Williams had an unusual way of dealing with the many troubled young women she came across, some of them homeless. She “adopted” them, her sister […]

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John Eric Swing, a Filipino-American Community Builder, Dies at 48.

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. When Food & Wine magazine declared last year that “Historic Filipinotown is L.A.’s Next Great Dining Neighborhood,” an unseen player in this rise was neither a chef nor a restaurateur. John Eric Swing spent the […]

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Dr. Eddie Negrón, a Physician Full of Fun, Is Dead at 69

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Patricia Negrón and Diane Larsen have been best friends since kindergarten, so Ms. Larsen was always ready to step in and help her pal with Eddie, that dancing husband of hers. “He’d never tire, and […]

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Renada McGuire, Resilient Home Health Aide, Dies at 39

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. The challenges kept coming at Renada McGuire, and she kept rising to the occasion. Whether raising six children as a single mother, fighting through kidney and heart problems or learning how to fish, Ms. McGuire, […]

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Katherine Hoffman, ‘Eternal’ Florida State Figure, Dies at 105

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. After serving as dean of women at Florida State University in the late 1960s, Katherine B. Hoffman said that her biggest accomplishment had been abolishing her own position. Bringing female students under the same administrators […]

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Samantha Hickey, Nurse With a Gift for Diagnosis, Dies at 45

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Samantha Hickey, a nurse practitioner, once diagnosed a child’s disease in a single day after the child’s family had fruitlessly sought answers for roughly a year. “The providers weren’t really hearing what the family said,” […]

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Abraham Vega, 48, ‘Peacemaking’ Texas Sheriff, Dies

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Abraham Vega and Rachel Curry had first met at high school football games in Tahoka, Texas, when she was covering them as a photographer for the school newspaper and he was doing the same for […]

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Michael Lewis, Who Forged a New Life After Prison, Dies at 65

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. After her father, Michael W. Lewis, died on May 14 in Fort Worth, Tamara Griffin was sorting through the belongings in his home. One discovery puzzled her. “As I’m cleaning up his things, I see […]

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Adrian Gomez, Who Cared for Migrant Youth, Is Dead at 52

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. The Trump administration’s practice of separating parents from children in families crossing the border illegally from Mexico has received plenty of attention in recent years. So have the shelters to which those children and unaccompanied […]

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Santiago Manuin, Indigenous Leader in Peru, Dies at 63

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. This was clear to Santiago Manuin: Indigenous tribes of the Amazon had the right to protect their land and to take part in decisions affecting them. He promoted these principles as a prominent Peruvian human […]

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Akbar Nurid-Din Shabazz, Texas Prison Chaplain, Dies at 70

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Throughout his four decades as the first Muslim chaplain in the Texas prison system, Akbar Nurid-Din Shabazz somehow found a way to instill hope among inmates who were often without it. In 1995, Charlesetta Myers […]

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Dennis Nagle, Free Spirit With an Engineer’s Mind, Dies at 78.

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. In his youth, Dennis Nagle resembled Dennis Hopper’s character in “Easy Rider”: same bushy counterculture mustache and long hair, same pirate’s smile and wild glint in his eyes. And like the film character, Mr. Nagle […]

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Evelyn Caro, Nurse Who Realized a Lifelong Dream, Dies at 69

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Throughout his childhood, Liam St. John would watch his mother, Evelyn Caro, start and stop her education, unable to follow through on her plan to become a nurse. Ms. Caro was a divorced single mother […]

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Angelo Rottoli, Italian Boxer and Man About Town, Dies at 61

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. MILAN — The long reach and good looks of the five-time Italian heavyweight champion Angelo Rottoli earned him the nickname Beautiful Ali in the ring. Outside it, he became equally famous in his town near […]

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Alfredo and Susana Pabatao Die; Health Care Aides on the Front Lines

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Both Alfredo and Susana Pabatao, who were married for 44 years, worked on the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus — he as a transport aide at a hospital in North Bergen, N.J., […]

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Jana Prince, a Selfless Social Worker, Dies at 43

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. As someone with cerebral palsy, Jana Marie Prince had plenty of her own problems, but friends and family members say she was most interested in helping other people with theirs. “The illness affected the entire […]

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Bana Ali, Who Championed Basketball in Somalia, Dies at 54

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Bana Abdalla Ali, who tirelessly championed basketball in Somalia and promoted sports among youngsters in a nation beset by civil war, died on April 28 in London. He was 54. His death came after he […]

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