Longtime Columnist John M. McKelway; 72 - June 1, 1998

John M. McKelway, who wrote "The Rambler" column for the Washington Evening Star and then for the Washington Times and was a fixture in the lives of two generations of area newspaper readers, died of cancer June 1 at his home in Kensington.

C. Belmont Faries - Washington Star News Editor - January 19, 1998

C. Belmont Faries, 85, a retired Washington Star news editor who for 26 years wrote the newspaper's popular Sunday stamp column, died of complications from pneumonia Jan. 19 at a health and rehabilitation facility in Livingston, Mont. He had been in declining health since a series of strokes began in 1990.