In Memoriam

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December 31, 2016

In memoriam: Fearless Iva Drápalová left us

"In 1939 Iva Václavíková crossed Europe on the edge of war to spend a term in an English school. She did not come home for six years.…
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September 1, 2016

In Memoriam: The most decorated female Olympian in history

"I am very sad to hear of the passing of famed Gymnast and anti-Communist hero Věra Čáslavská. The most decorated female  Olympian in history, she was a…
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July 1, 2015

In Memoriam: Sir Nicholas Winton

Today, for the third time, I visited the Jewish Quarter (Josefov) in Prague. As always I walked out heavy-hearted and teary-eyed. Apart from its synagogues,…
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February 9, 2015

In Memoriam: Frank Heath

Engineer; frm. Vice-President, Westinghouse; Senior Vice-President, Carrier Corp.; WWII Code Breaker; Patron of Cadets and Students
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January 12, 2013

In Memoriam: Yuri M. Schmidth

Russian human rights lawyer Yuri Markovich Schmidth died on Saturday, Jan. 12 in St. Petersburg. He was 75. Schmidt had been representing critics of the…
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October 12, 2012

In Memoriam: Geraldine Mucha

With the death of Geraldine Mucha on Friday 12 October 2012, one of our links to the old world of Prague has passed. Geraldine was…
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August 23, 2011

In Memoriam: Jack Layton – “hope is better than fear”

Victoria, British Columbia, Aug 23, 2011 – The Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition, Jack Layton, has died at 61. I had met Layton when he was…
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February 9, 2010

One by one they just fade away

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The Soviet Union's Vladimir Lomeiko. The Czech Republic's Vojtech Cepl. The United States of America's Norbert Auerbach. Now,…
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