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Obituaries

Blog post
July 29, 2020, 6am PDT
When a great political leader dies, the usual stories told about him or her focus on accomplishments that moved the nation. I’ve been touched by the extent of memories about John Lewis that are coming from constituents, neighbors, and strangers.
Bruce Stiftel
November 27, 2018, 11am PST
Sad news for the planning community. Houston Planning Director Patrick Walsh, who took leave from his position earlier this year after a cancer diagnosis, has passed away.
Houston Chronicle
September 20, 2018, 5am PDT
Urban design media mourned the passing of Robert Venturi this week.
The New York Times
August 7, 2018, 10am PDT
Richard Lewis Haag left a profound legacy in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.
The Cultural Landscape Foundation
January 3, 2018, 12pm PST
John Portman, an exemplar of post-modern architecture around the world, died on December 29, 2017.
The New York Times