Jacqueline “Jackie” Dowd — a “superstar” Orlando attorney who devoted her life to fighting fraud, inspiring students and representing the homeless and poor — died Saturday night after a battle with lung cancer. She was 67. Her final decade was spent working mostly with the nonprofit IDignity.
Walter J. Minton, a publishing scion and risk taker with a self-described “nasty streak” who as head of G.P. Putnam’s Sons released works by Norman Mailer and Terry Southern among others and signed up Vladimir Nabokov’s scandalous “Lolita,” has died at age 96.