Memorable Members

Mrs. Ruth Marie "Boots" McCrossin, 77, of Kemptown, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late William Elzworth McCrossin. Born Nov. 14, 1932, in Potomac, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Nellie Baughman Fawley. Mrs. McCrossin...

Ruth Alice Carson Proctor, 78, of Woodbine, who served 22 years as a 4-H youth development educator in Montgomery County, died of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis on Oct. 7, 2009. Ruth was born on Oct. 14, 1930, in Indiana. She moved to the Washington area after being...

Fair PioneerĀ  Samuel Riggs IV, a cattle farmer, philanthropist and former Northwest Baltimore utility construction firm official, died Monday at University of Maryland Medical Center of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He was 82. In 1998, Mr. Riggs gave $2.5 million to a new University of...