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Platform tennis court innovator, outdoor enthusiast and entrepreneur Richard “Dick” J. Reilly Jr. died May 14 at his home in Teton County, Idaho, at age 84 due to complications with heart disease. His loving wife of 62 years, Gail (Apgar), cared for him to his final moments.

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Karen Wessel Marcus, longtime Scarsdale resident and beloved member of the Quaker Ridge School community, died May 4 due to complications from COVID-19.

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Scarsdale resident Bill Gladstone, the Tri-City ValleyCats minor league baseball team chairman and principal owner, died April 30 due to complications from COVID-19. He was 88.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident and former associate editor of The Scarsdale Inquirer, Elaine A. Pfeiffer, died of complications of the coronavirus on April 30. She was 88 years old.

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Constance Polin, a resident of Scarsdale since 1971, died April 29, following complications from cancer.

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Former Scarsdale resident Wayne Blair Garff died April 19 in Los Angeles, California, from complications related to COVID-19.

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Longtime resident of Scarsdale and Pound Ridge, Dr. Philip Jack Dworetzky, 90, passed away from COVID-19 on April 24 after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

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A former Scarsdale resident, Karl R. Lasseter Jr., of White Plains, died on April 18 at the age of 90.

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Jeffrey Ethan Escher, MD, 72, died Sunday, April 26, of complications from COVID-19.

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Gennaro Vito Panessa, 84, and Isabella Carmela Panessa, 81, died a week apart, each from complications of COVID-19. Isabella, lovingly known as Bella, died on April 6, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. Gennaro, lovingly known as Gene, died one week later on April 13, 2020 at Whit…

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Lee Paul Klingenstein, a resident of Scarsdale for 65 years, died April 6 of natural causes. He was 93.

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Joan Adler Mark of White Plains died April 20 at the age of 89. She was a resident of Scarsdale from 1966 to 1996.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Howard S. Schlactus died April 18 at his home at the age of 85.

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Former Scarsdale Village Trustee Jane Nusbaum died April 4 at the age of 85.

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A longtime resident of Edgemont, Albert Lawrence Sturmer, cantor, rabbi and stockbroker, died April 3, in White Plains. He was 85.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Paul C. Sved, an engineering graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), died of COVID-19 on April 10.

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Former Scarsdale resident Mary Alice Brockett Shaver of White Plains died at the age of 93 on April 11, due to coronavirus.

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Former Scarsdale resident Charlene A. Speck of Queens, New York, died in November 2019 at age 53. Ms. Speck was born in White Plains, New York, in 1966. She was a resident of Scarsdale and graduated from Scarsdale High School, LaGuardia Community College and Fordham University.

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Former Scarsdale resident Agnes S. Jen died April 4 at her home in Chappaqua, New York. Born in Shanghai, China to Lu Xue Pu and Chen Wen Zhu, her name was Lu Shu Xin when she ventured to America to pursue graduate work in education. She went on to discover many new things in the U.S., inclu…

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Renowned presidential scholar and professor Henry Franklin Graff, formerly of Edgemont, died April 7. He was 98 years old and lived at the Osborne in Rye.

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Longtime Democratic State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, 73, died in his Greenburgh home early Wednesday morning, April 8. He had been suffering from symptoms of Covid-19 and had been tested for virus but the results were not known at the time of his death.

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Former Scarsdale resident Ann Youngerman Smoler died April 4, just short of her 88th birthday. The cause of her death was the coronavirus.

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Susan Bray Walker of Scarsdale died on April 2 at White Plains Hospital.

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A resident of Scarsdale for more than 50 years, Janice Beckhard Leyton died on April 1 after a brief illness. She was 89 years old.

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Rhoda N. Levine, a Scarsdale resident since 1967, died in her sleep on March 31 at White Plains Hospital.

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Black Enterprise magazine founder Earl G. Graves Sr., a Scarsdale resident from 1974 to 2014, died April 6 at age 85 after a seven-year battle with Alzheimer’s. After selling his house in Scarsdale, Mr. Graves Sr. lived the final years of his life at his summer home in Sag Harbor, where he h…

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Joan Baron, a nationally recognized freelance photographer, died March 15, one month shy of her 89th birthday. Born on April 12, 1931, to Irving and Rebe Cohen, she was a lifelong resident of the Upper West Side of Manhattan, except for 18 years spent rearing four children in Teaneck, New Je…

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Kenneth Wentworth, 92, college professor, concert pianist and Scarsdale resident from 1961 until 2016, died on March 22 in Washington, D.C.

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Former Scarsdale teacher Anne Weldon Schaefer, 79, of Crestwood, died March 31, of complications from COVID-19.

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Former Scarsdale resident David Lloyd Thomas Sr., of Arlington, Vermont, and of Massachusetts, died March 2 at the age of 92.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Sheldon H. Elsen died peacefully in his sleep Friday, March 27, just shy of his 92nd birthday. He had Parkinson’s disease.

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Margaret (nee Hawkins) Kelly, a lifelong resident of Scarsdale, died March 5 at the age of 92.

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Former Scarsdale resident Jeanne Richman died on Feb. 10 at her home in Gramercy Park in New York City. She was 95. She was born in Brooklyn, the older daughter of Sydney and Fae (Rosenzweig) Barnett.

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Renowned yoga teacher and ballroom dancer Tao Porchon-Lynch, who taught many years in Scarsdale at the JCC of Mid-Westchester and was listed in 2012 as the World’s Oldest Practicing Yoga Teacher by "The Guinness Book of World Records," died Feb. 21 at age 101.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Estelle Dubbs died peacefully in her home on Feb. 12. She was 95 years old.

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Marceil Louise Tooley, longtime Scarsdale resident and wife of former Scarsdale village manager Lowell Tooley, died at home on Valentine’s Day at age 94.

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Dr. Nicolette Moucha, who was born July 9, 1938, died Feb. 11. She was 81.

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Marcia Lontz Osborn, 88, died peacefully on Jan. 25, while in hospice care in Rock Hill, South Carolina, having been surrounded by her family during the last week of her life.

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Althea Pedersen of Brunswick, Maine, formerly of Scarsdale, died peacefully Jan. 18 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine, with her family by her side. Mrs. Pederson was 85.

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Eleanor Henderson of Scarsdale died Jan. 23. Born and raised in New York City, she attended Hunter Model School, graduated from the Ethical Culture Fieldston School and from Syracuse University. Mrs. Henderson was a graphic designer who started and continued to run her own business for more …

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Ginette Blumner, 103 years old, formerly of Edgemont and Scarsdale, died Jan. 22 in Orange, Connecticut, where she had resided since last September.

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John Newton (“Jack”) Kaspers, formerly of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and White Plains, New York, died Jan. 3 at age 62. He was the father of two Scarsdale High School alumni, John Kaspers and Thatcher “Andy” Kaspers Scarsdale High School class of 2015 and 2017, respectively, and was married…

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Mary (Gonis) Pegg, formerly of Scarsdale and Wellesley, Massachusetts, died Jan. 3 after a long struggle with dementia.

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Edgar V. Roberts of Scarsdale died Nov. 24 at age 91. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Oct. 20, 1928, and served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1947 in the Philippines, Arkansas and Colorado. He received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota in 1960 with the plays of Henry F…

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Longtime Scarsdale resident and former associate editor of The Scarsdale Inquirer, Elaine A. Pfeiffer, died of complications of the coronavirus on April 30. She was 88 years old.

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Constance Polin, a resident of Scarsdale since 1971, died April 29, following complications from cancer.

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Former Scarsdale resident Wayne Blair Garff died April 19 in Los Angeles, California, from complications related to COVID-19.

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Longtime resident of Scarsdale and Pound Ridge, Dr. Philip Jack Dworetzky, 90, passed away from COVID-19 on April 24 after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

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A former Scarsdale resident, Karl R. Lasseter Jr., of White Plains, died on April 18 at the age of 90.

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Jeffrey Ethan Escher, MD, 72, died Sunday, April 26, of complications from COVID-19.

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Gennaro Vito Panessa, 84, and Isabella Carmela Panessa, 81, died a week apart, each from complications of COVID-19. Isabella, lovingly known as Bella, died on April 6, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. Gennaro, lovingly known as Gene, died one week later on April 13, 2020 at Whit…

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Lee Paul Klingenstein, a resident of Scarsdale for 65 years, died April 6 of natural causes. He was 93.

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Joan Adler Mark of White Plains died April 20 at the age of 89. She was a resident of Scarsdale from 1966 to 1996.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Howard S. Schlactus died April 18 at his home at the age of 85.

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Former Scarsdale Village Trustee Jane Nusbaum died April 4 at the age of 85.

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A longtime resident of Edgemont, Albert Lawrence Sturmer, cantor, rabbi and stockbroker, died April 3, in White Plains. He was 85.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Paul C. Sved, an engineering graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), died of COVID-19 on April 10.

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Former Scarsdale resident Mary Alice Brockett Shaver of White Plains died at the age of 93 on April 11, due to coronavirus.

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Former Scarsdale resident Charlene A. Speck of Queens, New York, died in November 2019 at age 53. Ms. Speck was born in White Plains, New York, in 1966. She was a resident of Scarsdale and graduated from Scarsdale High School, LaGuardia Community College and Fordham University.

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Former Scarsdale resident Agnes S. Jen died April 4 at her home in Chappaqua, New York. Born in Shanghai, China to Lu Xue Pu and Chen Wen Zhu, her name was Lu Shu Xin when she ventured to America to pursue graduate work in education. She went on to discover many new things in the U.S., inclu…

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Renowned presidential scholar and professor Henry Franklin Graff, formerly of Edgemont, died April 7. He was 98 years old and lived at the Osborne in Rye.

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Longtime Democratic State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, 73, died in his Greenburgh home early Wednesday morning, April 8. He had been suffering from symptoms of Covid-19 and had been tested for virus but the results were not known at the time of his death.

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Former Scarsdale resident Ann Youngerman Smoler died April 4, just short of her 88th birthday. The cause of her death was the coronavirus.

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Susan Bray Walker of Scarsdale died on April 2 at White Plains Hospital.

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A resident of Scarsdale for more than 50 years, Janice Beckhard Leyton died on April 1 after a brief illness. She was 89 years old.

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Rhoda N. Levine, a Scarsdale resident since 1967, died in her sleep on March 31 at White Plains Hospital.

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Black Enterprise magazine founder Earl G. Graves Sr., a Scarsdale resident from 1974 to 2014, died April 6 at age 85 after a seven-year battle with Alzheimer’s. After selling his house in Scarsdale, Mr. Graves Sr. lived the final years of his life at his summer home in Sag Harbor, where he h…

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Joan Baron, a nationally recognized freelance photographer, died March 15, one month shy of her 89th birthday. Born on April 12, 1931, to Irving and Rebe Cohen, she was a lifelong resident of the Upper West Side of Manhattan, except for 18 years spent rearing four children in Teaneck, New Je…

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Kenneth Wentworth, 92, college professor, concert pianist and Scarsdale resident from 1961 until 2016, died on March 22 in Washington, D.C.

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Former Scarsdale teacher Anne Weldon Schaefer, 79, of Crestwood, died March 31, of complications from COVID-19.

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Former Scarsdale resident David Lloyd Thomas Sr., of Arlington, Vermont, and of Massachusetts, died March 2 at the age of 92.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Sheldon H. Elsen died peacefully in his sleep Friday, March 27, just shy of his 92nd birthday. He had Parkinson’s disease.

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Margaret (nee Hawkins) Kelly, a lifelong resident of Scarsdale, died March 5 at the age of 92.

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Former Scarsdale resident Jeanne Richman died on Feb. 10 at her home in Gramercy Park in New York City. She was 95. She was born in Brooklyn, the older daughter of Sydney and Fae (Rosenzweig) Barnett.

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Renowned yoga teacher and ballroom dancer Tao Porchon-Lynch, who taught many years in Scarsdale at the JCC of Mid-Westchester and was listed in 2012 as the World’s Oldest Practicing Yoga Teacher by "The Guinness Book of World Records," died Feb. 21 at age 101.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Estelle Dubbs died peacefully in her home on Feb. 12. She was 95 years old.

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Marceil Louise Tooley, longtime Scarsdale resident and wife of former Scarsdale village manager Lowell Tooley, died at home on Valentine’s Day at age 94.

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Dr. Nicolette Moucha, who was born July 9, 1938, died Feb. 11. She was 81.

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Marcia Lontz Osborn, 88, died peacefully on Jan. 25, while in hospice care in Rock Hill, South Carolina, having been surrounded by her family during the last week of her life.

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Althea Pedersen of Brunswick, Maine, formerly of Scarsdale, died peacefully Jan. 18 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine, with her family by her side. Mrs. Pederson was 85.

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Eleanor Henderson of Scarsdale died Jan. 23. Born and raised in New York City, she attended Hunter Model School, graduated from the Ethical Culture Fieldston School and from Syracuse University. Mrs. Henderson was a graphic designer who started and continued to run her own business for more …

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Ginette Blumner, 103 years old, formerly of Edgemont and Scarsdale, died Jan. 22 in Orange, Connecticut, where she had resided since last September.

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John Newton (“Jack”) Kaspers, formerly of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and White Plains, New York, died Jan. 3 at age 62. He was the father of two Scarsdale High School alumni, John Kaspers and Thatcher “Andy” Kaspers Scarsdale High School class of 2015 and 2017, respectively, and was married…

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Mary (Gonis) Pegg, formerly of Scarsdale and Wellesley, Massachusetts, died Jan. 3 after a long struggle with dementia.

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Edgar V. Roberts of Scarsdale died Nov. 24 at age 91. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Oct. 20, 1928, and served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1947 in the Philippines, Arkansas and Colorado. He received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota in 1960 with the plays of Henry F…

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Kalman William Stein, 92, died Dec. 25 at the Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey, following a brief illness. He was the founder of Scarsdale Spencer Pharmacy.

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Clark Hayden Williams died Oct. 16 at Pebble Brook Nursing Home in Stone Mountain, Georgia. He was 87.

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Drora Arnon, a longtime resident of Scarsdale, died of cancer Dec. 26 at age 83 at her home, surrounded by family. An alumna of the Juilliard School, her family said she was a highly regarded piano teacher throughout Westchester County and beyond, teaching and mentoring scores of young stude…

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