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George M. Woodwell

George M. Woodwell (1928-2024) Ecologist. George M. Woodwell was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and died in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Mr. Woodwell had held a teaching and research position at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York.

John Wilmerding

John Wilmerding (1938-2024) Professor, curator, author. John Wilmerding was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and died in Manhattan, New York. As a child he lived in Old Westbury, New York, and as an adult he lived in Manhattan, New York.

Samm-Art Williams

Samm-Art Williams (1946-2024) Playwright, actor. Samm-Art Williams was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and died in Burgaw, North Carolina.

Mary Wells Lawrence

Mary Wells Lawrence (1928-2024) Advertising executive, memoirist. Mary Wells Lawrence was born in Youngstown, Ohio and died in London, England. She worked from the 1950s to the 1990s in the advertising business in New York City.

Dan Wakefield

Dan Wakefield (1932-2024) Journalist, novelist, screenwriter, critic, essayist. Dan Wakefield was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and died in Miami, Florida.

William Witworth

William Witworth (1937-2024) Writer, editor, journalist. William Witworth was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and died in Conway, Arkansas. He was a writer for The Arkansas Gazette, The New York Herald Tribune, The New Yorker and, later, the editor in chief of The Atlantic Monthly.

Dick Waterman

Dick Waterman (1935-2024) Photographer, sportswriter, author. Dick Waterman was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and died in Oxford, Mississippi. As a music lover, he spent time in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York.

Leon Wildes

Leon Wildes (1933-2024) Lawyer, author. Leon Wildes was born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania, and died in Manhattan, New York. Mr. Wildes lived in Manhattan, New York.

Reggie Wells

Reggie Wells (1947-2024) Make-up artist, author. Reggie Wells was born in and died in Baltimore, Maryland.