Florence Ward Garvin, a former board president of Mazzoni Center who helped the agency avoid closure in the 1990s, died Sept. 8 of a heart attack. She was 89 and lived in Media.
On an early Sunday evening, with the sun still shining brightly outside her door, a small crowd gathers around mixologist Ashley Coleman’s bar at Tavern at Camac.
As people wander into the Tavern’s dark glow, the bar’s sleekly shined piano and stool — one of TOC’s most famous elements — sit empty.
Stephen Wade Elkins, who spent a quarter-century working to make Rehoboth Beach, Del. a more open and positive place, died March 15 from lymphoma. He was 67.
Steve approached his illness as he did his life: with a sense of humor and resolve. But it was cancer. And it was determined.
Bobbie E. Burnett, a trans woman who filed a groundbreaking lawsuit against the city in 2009, died Feb. 3 due to complications from a tractor accident. She was 61 and lived in Martinsville, Va.