Gary Sammon, who served as Rumson Borough Administrator during a 34-year career in local government, died on August 2. He was 77. Sammon started as the assistant administrator, and also served as borough clerk, secretary to the planning and zoning boards, and registrar of vital statistics.
Matsy Lieber, who led a fight against developer-friendly zoning changes in Medford, died on August 1. She was 89. Lieber unsuccessfully sought a seat on Medford Township Council in 1993 and was involved in Philadelphia Democratic politics in the 1950s.
Ellen English, who worked for the National Governors Association in the 1970s, died on August 1. She was 72.