RUSS SEARS (1942-2017)
The E-Sylum (5/21/2017)
I was very sorry to learn Friday that E-Sylum reader and contributor Russ Sears of Maryland passed away. His wife Jane provided his portrait and a link to his online obituary.
An active Baltimore historian, Russ wrote the following in the Foreword of his latest book: "Over the years I have presented historical talks to over fifteen local and national/international organizations. Items from my collections have been exhibited at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, The Carroll Museums, Clifton Mansion, Baltimore County libraries and The Fire Museum of Maryland."
Russ has been active in the Civil War Token Society, served as Vice President and President of the Maryland Token and Maryland Society, and Editor of the Maryland TAMS Journal. -Editor
Family and friends will celebrate Russ’s life at the family owned Evans Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services – Parkville, 8800 Harford Rd. on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 3-5 & 7-9 PM where a memorial service will begin at 8 PM. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Russ’s name may be made to American Cancer Society, 405 Williams Court Suite 120, Baltimore, Maryland 21220.
To read the complete obituary, see: