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Philanthropist, Physician, Grocer and Frozen Food Magnate

Patricia Sullivan

Leonore Annenberg, chief of protocol under President Reagan and the widow of billionaire publisher Walter Annenberg who continued his tradition of philanthropy and patronage of the arts, died Thursday. She was 91. Longer version.

Anthony J. Rouse , owner of a regional grocery store which prides itself on stocking Louisiana products.

Michael Shannon, the dancing doctor of Boston, who became the first African-American to be appointed full professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, died upon his return from a dancing vacation in Argentina.

In the decades before Chinese food was as ordinary as a grocery-store deli, there was Mary Pang, whom most people knew from the name on the red-and-yellow boxes of egg rolls in their freezers.

By Patricia Sullivan |  March 12, 2009; 11:45 AM ET  | Category:  Obituaries , Patricia Sullivan
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