Takoma Park Obituaries

Takoma Park Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Takoma Park, MD

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  • Monday Aug 22 | via Philly.com 

    George Curry | Journalist, 69

    George E. Curry, 69, of Laurel, Md., a journalist, civil rights activist, and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, died Saturday, Aug. 20, at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Md. Curry's syndicated column was carried in more than 200 African American-owned newspapers, and he served two stints as editor-in-chief of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a news service for black papers.

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  • Monday Aug 22 | via The Washington Post 

    George E. Curry, journalist who led black publicatio...

    George E. Curry, who grew up in a segregated Alabama housing project and became a prominent black journalist, notably as editor of the feisty, short-lived magazine Emerge, died Aug. 20 at a hospital in Takoma Park, Md. He was 69. His partner, Ann Ragland, said he died after being taken to the emergency room but did not know the immediate cause.

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  • Sunday Aug 21 | via KOLD-TV Tucson 

    Prominent black journalist, publisher George Curry h...

    By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press WASHINGTON - George E. Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. Curry, of Laurel, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room there, his sister, Charlotte Purvis, said Sunday.

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  • Sunday Aug 21 | via Outlook 

    Journalist, Civil Rights Activist George Curry Dies

    George E Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. Curry, of Laurel, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room there, his sister, Charlotte Purvis, said yesterday.

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