Photos: 2018 local deaths of note

See photos of local people who have died. They may be area politicians, people who made the news or local celebrities.

James H. Billington
FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, former Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, take his seat at a ceremony for the swearing ceremony of the new Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in Washington. Billington, who led the world’s largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, has died. He was 89. The library released a statement about Billington on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2018, but did not say when he had died or provide the cause of death. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Senate passed the controversial crime control bill for D.C. over protests by opponents that parts of it trample on Constitutional rights, July 23, 1970, in Washington. From left: Sen. Roman L. Hruska (R-Neb.), Sen. Joseph D. Tydings (D-Md.) and Sen. Mike Mansfield (D-Mont.), checking the voting results. (AP Photo)
Former Maryland Sen. Joseph Davies Tydings has died. He was 90 years old. Tydings was senator from 1965 to 1971. The Senate passed the controversial crime control bill for the District of Columbia over protests by opponents that parts of it trample on Constitutional rights, July 23, 1970, in Washington. From left: Sen. Roman L. Hruska (R-Neb.), Sen. Joseph D. Tydings (D-Md.) and Sen. Mike Mansfield (D-Mont.), checking the voting results. (AP Photo) (AP)
Roland “Fish” Powell served as mayor of Ocean City, Maryland from 1985 to 1996. He died at the age of 89 on Aug. 29, 2018. (Courtesy Ocean City government)
Roland “Fish” Powell served as mayor of Ocean City, Maryland from 1985 to 1996. He died at the age of 89 on Aug. 29, 2018. (Courtesy Ocean City government) (Courtesy Ocean City government)
John DeWolf, 63, passed away Wednesday after a two-year battle with cancer. (Courtesy of the Howard Hughes Corporation)
John DeWolf, 63, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, after a two-year battle with cancer. (Courtesy of the Howard Hughes Corporation) (Courtesy Howard Hughes Corporation)
The Howard County Public Schools announced Friday that longtime educator and administrator Sydney Cousin died after a long illness. (Courtesy Howard County Public Schools)
The Howard County Public Schools announced Friday that longtime educator and administrator Sydney Cousin died after a long illness. (Courtesy Howard County Public Schools) (Courtesy Howard County Public Schools)
Warren Brown, The Washington Post reporter and columnist who covered the automotive industry, died Thursday, July 26, 2018 at age 70. (Screenshot via C-SPAN video)
Warren Brown, The Washington Post reporter and columnist who covered the automotive industry, died Thursday, July 26, 2018 at age 70. (Screenshot via C-SPAN video) (Screenshot via C-SPAN video)
Frank Harden, who hosted the morning show on WMAL for more than 30 years, died on Friday, June 15, at 95. (Courtesy WMAL)
Frank Harden, one-half of the radio team “Harden and Weaver” that was on WMAL for more than 30 years died on Friday, June 15. He was 95-years-old. (Courtesy WMAL) (Courtesy WMAL)
Delagates Theodore Sophocleus, D-Anne Arundel (left) during a meeting of the Maryland General Assembly in 2006. Sophocleus died on Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthew S. Gunby)
Delagates Theodore Sophocleus, D-Anne Arundel (left) during a meeting of the Maryland General Assembly in 2006. Sophocleus died on Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthew S. Gunby) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/MATTHEW S. GUNBY)
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017, file photo, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announces he is joining the race for governor in Towson, Md. Kamenetz is running in a crowded Democratic primary. News outlets cite a release from Baltimore County police that says Kamenetz died early Thursday, May 10, 2018, following a cardiac arrest. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
In this Sept. 18, 2017, file photo, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announces he is joining the race for governor in Towson, Md. Kamenetz is running in a crowded Democratic primary. News outlets cite a release from Baltimore County police that says Kamenetz died early Thursday, May 10, 2018, following a cardiac arrest. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File) (AP/BrianWitte)
Carrie Johnson, a fixture of Arlington County civic life and a longtime Democratic activist died on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the age of 77. (Courtesy ARLNow)
Carrie Johnson, a fixture of Arlington County civic life and a longtime Democratic activist died on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the age of 77. (Courtesy ARLNow) (Courtesy ARLNow)
Just days after sharing Grand Marshal duties with his wife in the city's St. Patrick's Day parade he founded 37 years ago, Pat Troy has died at age 76. (Photo credit: Kimberly Bryce)
The Alexandria  St. Patrick’s Day parade founder and local leader Pat Troy died at 76 on March 22, 2018. Troy was born in Ireland, but had called Alexandria, Virginia, home for 40 years. (Courtesy Kimberley Moore) (Photo credit: Kimberly Bryce)
Bernard "Lefty" Kreh, a legendary fly fisherman who fished with everyone from Jimmy Carter to Fidel Castro to Ernest Hemingway passed away Wednesday at the age of 93. He grew up in Frederick, Maryland. (Courtesy Lefty Kreh's Tie Fest via Facebook)
Bernard “Lefty” Kreh, a legendary fly fisherman who fished with everyone from Jimmy Carter to Fidel Castro to Ernest Hemingway passed away Wednesday at the age of 93. He grew up in Frederick, Maryland. (Courtesy Lefty Kreh’s Tie Fest via Facebook) (Courtesy Lefty Kreh's Tie Fest v)
Peggy Cooper Cafritz, known for her contributions to the D.C. art scene and her tenure as D.C. School Board president died on Feb. 18 at 70-years-old from complications with pneumonia. (Courtesy Mayor Muriel Bowser via Twitter)
Peggy Cooper Cafritz, known for her contributions to the D.C. art scene and her tenure as D.C. School Board president died on Feb. 18 at 70-years-old from complications with pneumonia. (Courtesy Mayor Muriel Bowser via Twitter) ((Courtesy Mayor Muriel Bowser vi)
Marjorie Sewell Holt. (Courtesy U.S. House of Representatives)
Marjorie Sewell Holt, the first woman elected to Congress from Maryland and a staunch conservative, died Jan. 6 at her Severna Park, Maryland, home. She was 97.
Lawrence Chester Stinnett, former sheriff of Calvert County, died on January 5th, 2018. He was 79. (Courtesy Calvert County Sheriff's Office)
Lawrence Chester Stinnett, Sheriff of Calvert County from 1990 until 1994, died on January 5th, 2018. He was 79. (Courtesy Calvert County Sheriff's Office)
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James H. Billington
The Senate passed the controversial crime control bill for D.C. over protests by opponents that parts of it trample on Constitutional rights, July 23, 1970, in Washington. From left: Sen. Roman L. Hruska (R-Neb.), Sen. Joseph D. Tydings (D-Md.) and Sen. Mike Mansfield (D-Mont.), checking the voting results. (AP Photo)
Roland “Fish” Powell served as mayor of Ocean City, Maryland from 1985 to 1996. He died at the age of 89 on Aug. 29, 2018. (Courtesy Ocean City government)
John DeWolf, 63, passed away Wednesday after a two-year battle with cancer. (Courtesy of the Howard Hughes Corporation)
The Howard County Public Schools announced Friday that longtime educator and administrator Sydney Cousin died after a long illness. (Courtesy Howard County Public Schools)
Warren Brown, The Washington Post reporter and columnist who covered the automotive industry, died Thursday, July 26, 2018 at age 70. (Screenshot via C-SPAN video)
Frank Harden, who hosted the morning show on WMAL for more than 30 years, died on Friday, June 15, at 95. (Courtesy WMAL)
Delagates Theodore Sophocleus, D-Anne Arundel (left) during a meeting of the Maryland General Assembly in 2006. Sophocleus died on Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthew S. Gunby)
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017, file photo, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announces he is joining the race for governor in Towson, Md. Kamenetz is running in a crowded Democratic primary. News outlets cite a release from Baltimore County police that says Kamenetz died early Thursday, May 10, 2018, following a cardiac arrest. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
Carrie Johnson, a fixture of Arlington County civic life and a longtime Democratic activist died on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the age of 77. (Courtesy ARLNow)
Just days after sharing Grand Marshal duties with his wife in the city's St. Patrick's Day parade he founded 37 years ago, Pat Troy has died at age 76. (Photo credit: Kimberly Bryce)
Bernard "Lefty" Kreh, a legendary fly fisherman who fished with everyone from Jimmy Carter to Fidel Castro to Ernest Hemingway passed away Wednesday at the age of 93. He grew up in Frederick, Maryland. (Courtesy Lefty Kreh's Tie Fest via Facebook)
Peggy Cooper Cafritz, known for her contributions to the D.C. art scene and her tenure as D.C. School Board president died on Feb. 18 at 70-years-old from complications with pneumonia. (Courtesy Mayor Muriel Bowser via Twitter)
Marjorie Sewell Holt. (Courtesy U.S. House of Representatives)
Lawrence Chester Stinnett, former sheriff of Calvert County, died on January 5th, 2018. He was 79. (Courtesy Calvert County Sheriff's Office)


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