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Today's Interesting NY Times Obituaries

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  • Kenneth Carlton Edelin (1939 - 2013)
    Wikipedia Dr. Kenneth C. Edelin, a Boston physician whose 1975 manslaughter conviction for performing a legal abortion was overturned on appeal in a landmark test of medical, legal, religious and polit...
  • Scott Carpenter, Astronaut (1925 - 2013)
    Scott Carpenter (May 1, 1925 – October 10, 2013) was an American test pilot, astronaut and aquanaut. He was one of the original seven astronauts selected for NASA's Project Mercury in April 1959. Carpe...
  • János Starker (1924 - 2013)
    R.I.P. János Starker By Janos Gereben From San Francisco Classical Voice, ános Starker The world of music mourns the passing of János Starker on Sunday, at age 88, in his Bloomington, Indiana, home. (H...
  • John E. Karlin, Behavioral Scientist (1918 - 2013)
    South Africa-born, US-resident behavioural scientist.He led the team at Bell Labs that was, among other things, responsible for designing the shape of the touch-tone telephone, the introduction of all-...
  • Norman Mailer (1923 - 2007)
    Norman Kingsley Mailer (January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007) was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, poet, playwright, screenwriter and film director.Along with Truman Capote, Joan Didion, Hun...

One of the guilty pleasures of most NY Times readers is to read, and ponder, the morning's crop of obituary notices.

Please feel free to beat me to the punch and add them to the tree. I will only add the ones that strike my particular interests.

As my expertise tends toward the Jewish community, I will add trees for those who have not yet been entered onto Geni. You are all welcome to take the ball and run with it....

Adam 12/24/2012