Bonnie L. Cook writes obituaries.

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EvAngelos Frudakis, 97, of Philadelphia, noted sculptor and teacher

Mr. Frudakis had a long, productive career as a sculptor and teacher. Some of his best known works here are "The Signer" at Fifth and Chestnut and "Fishing Bear" at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Geraldine Aaron, 91, philanthropist and wife of Daniel Aaron, a Comcast founder

Mrs. Aaron acted on her convictions and generously supported many nonprofits, educational institutions, and progressive causes.

Stewart Dalzell, 75, former U.S. District Court Judge in Philadelphia

Stewart Dalzell brought deep learning and an ability to zero in on the faces behind the facts to his job as a federal court judge in Philadelphia.

Ellen G. Craney, 88, a longtime teacher in the West Chester Area School District

Mrs. Craney had always wanted to be a teacher. She trained for the career, and then put it on hold to start a family. Later, she rejoined the work force. She was a stickler on good grammar and diction.

Bud and Ginny Schofield, 92 and 90, die nine days apart after a 69-year love story

Bud and Ginny Schofield married in their early twenties and were together for 69 years. The Strafford residents were so devoted to each other that they made plans to be together in assisted living until the end. Earlier this month, they died nine days apart, in an early Valentine.

Thomas J. Leidigh, 94, founding partner of structural engineering firm Keast & Hood

Mr. Leidigh was the problem solving partner at Keast & Hood, the structural engineering firm in Philadelphia that rose to prominence by collaborating with architect Louis I. Kahn.

Samuel Benoff, 91, Girard College grad, personnel director at N.J. aviation center

After his father and sister died, Mr. Benoff's mother enrolled him in Girard College, the home and school for fatherless boys. He flourished there, and grew up to become a man who embraced life's happy moments.

Alicia Arizin Sterling, 63, of Haverford, a nurse, mother, and community volunteer

Tall and statuesque, Mrs. Sterling stood out as a hostess, athlete, organizer, caregiver, and friend, her family said.

Ira Glenn Stroud, 92, of Devon, former dean of students at Philadelphia College of Art

Mr. Stroud had two careers - the first as a college dean of students, the second as a real estate agent. But the job he found most fulfilling was as dean of students at the Philadelphia College of Art, a post he held for 17 years.

Kathleen Mulhern, 93, owner of The Garden, which sparked Philly’s early restaurant renaissance

Mrs. Mulhern had no previous experience running a restaurant in 1974 when she opened The Garden at 1617 Spruce St. She started with a tiny bar and a few umbrella-topped tables in a garden. What followed was a restaurant renaissance that continues today.