Notable deaths in the Washington area
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
Betty Revis, Metro aide
Betty Revis, 88, former assistant to the director for handicapped and elderly services for the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority, died April 21 at her home in Washington. The cause was Alzheimers disease, said a son, Larry Paull.
Mrs. Revis was born Betty Bloom in Boston and came to the Washington area in 1961. She worked for Metro from the mid-1970s until the mid-1990s.
Mary Woods, Foreign Service wife, librarian
Mary Woods, 94, a supervisory U.S. Information Agency librarian from 1973 to 1985 who also accompanied her husband on his Foreign Service postings in Moscow, Paris, Brussels and what then was British Guyana, died April 30 at a retirement center in Fairfax County, Va. The cause was complications from hypertension, said a son, Stephen Woods.
Mrs. Woods was born Mary Gordon in Urbana-Champaign, Ill., and came to Washington in 1944 as a World War II Japanese language code-breaker.
Glenn Schleede, energy consultant
Glenn Schleede, 83, an energy consultant who was based for decades in the Washington area and retired in 2012, died May 7 at his home in Ashburn, Va. The cause was complications of glioblastoma, a form of cancer, said a daughter, Kimberly Terzian.
Mr. Schleede, a native of Lyons, N.Y., held high-level jobs early on at the White House, Energy Department, the National Coal Association and the Office of Management and Budget. From 1982 to 1992, he was a top executiv....