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John and Anne Alexander died last week at a care center in Detroit Lakes, Minn. "They took that 'Until death do us part' seriously," their daughter said.
It was her optimism amid a 25-year battle with multiple sclerosis that her friends and family say they'll remember most. She was 66.
Hirsch helped bring to the forefront the importance of preventing peripheral artery disease.
Held captive by the Japanese during World War II, Florence Ebersole Smith Finch was tortured and forced to curl up in a 2-foot-by-4-foot box.
Lifelong learning was more than a pleasant pursuit for the 26-year professor of religion at St. Olaf College.