Dwight Dickinson III, 80, a retired Foreign Service officer who served tours at the United Nations in the 1960s and was U.S. ambassador to Togo in the early 1970s, died Sept. 24 at a hospital in Newport, R.I. He had Parkinson's disease.
Mr. Dickinson, an Annapolis native, was a 1940 graduate of Harvard University. He served aboard Navy ships in the Atlantic and Pacific during World War II and attained the rank of lieutenant commander.
Shirley Clarke, 72, an iconoclastic film director who won a 1962 Academy Award for a documentary commissioned by President John F. Kennedy, "Robert Frost: A Lover's Quarrel With the World," died Sept. 23 at a hospital in Boston after a stroke. She had Alzheimer's disease.
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