Posts Tagged ‘Obituaries’

Remembering Jan Eichhorn

Jan Eichhorn, a Southwest political activist and public servant across four decades, died Monday at 71. She had cancer.
The list of groups and activities in which Eichhorn had been active—the D.C. Democratic State Committee, the Ward 6 Democrats, an advisory neighborhood commission, various voting-rights and statehood groups—doesn't quite describe the breadth of her legacy. Dating [...]

Former CFSA Director Dies at 61

Sharlynn Bobo, the former head of D.C.'s Child and Family Services Agency, died Saturday after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61.
Bobo was named CFSA director by Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in February 2007 after holding two deputy director jobs at the agency. She earned advanced degrees in social work from Howard University [...]