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County: Monroe

Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Letha Dawson Scanzoni (1935-2024) Author. Letha Dawson Scanzoni was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and died in Charlotte, North Carolina. She studied at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.

John Jakes

(1932-2023) Writer. John Jakes was born in Chicago, Illinois, and died in Sarasota, Florida.

Ronni Solbert

(1925-2022) Children’s book illustrator, author. Ronni Solbert was born in Washington, District of Columbia, and died in Randolph, Vermont.

James Rado

(1932-2022) Playwright. James Rado was born in Los Angeles, California, and died in Manhattan, New York. He was a co-creator of the Musical “Hair.”

Jerry Uelsmann

(1934-2022) Photographer, author. Jerry Uelsmann was born in Detroit, Michigan, and died in Ganinesville, Florida.

Jay Last

(1929-2021) Physicist, author. Jay Last was born in Butler, Pennsylvanis, and died in Los Angeles, California.