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The Washington Post Sunday - - OBITUARIES - Obituaries of res­i­dents from the Dis­trict, Mary­land and North­ern Vir­ginia.

Deb­bie L. Rach­lin, psy­chol­o­gist

Deb­bie L. Rach­lin, 64, a psy­chol­o­gist for the Prince Ge­orge’s County po­lice depart­ment since 1997, died June 25 at her home in An­nan­dale, Va. She had can­cer, said a cousin, Beth Rein­hard.

Deb­o­rah Rach­lin, a Mi­ami na­tive, moved to the Washington area in 1979. She man­aged a pri­vate psy­cho­log­i­cal coun­sel­ing prac­tice in Up­per Marl­boro, Md., from 1986 to1 997. She vol­un­teered for The Washington Post’s Su­per Sale, which ben­e­fited breast can­cer re­search, and par­tic­i­pated in the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety’s Re­lay for Life.

Clifford A. Bachrach, physi­cian, re­searcher

Clifford A. Bachrach, 98, an editor and di­vi­sion chief at the Na­tional Li­brary of Medicine in Bethesda, Md., from 1965 to 1985, died June 16 at a health-care cen­ter in Gaithers­burg, Md. The­cause was pneu­mo­nia, said his wife, Leona Bachrach.

Dr. Bachrach was born in Brook­lyn. Early on, he was the di­rec­tor of med­i­cal records and sta­tis­tics at Johns Hop­kins Hos­pi­tal in Bal­ti­more and taught biosta- tis­tics at what is now the Johns Hop­kins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

He was the di­rec­tor of the re­search di­vi­sion at Vet­er­ans Af­fairs’ Depart­ment of Medicine and Surgery and a re­searcher at the Na­tional Heart In­sti­tute be­fore join­ing the Na­tional Li­brary of Medicine. There, he was the di­vi­sion chief of bib­li­o­graphic ser­vices and an editor of what is now Medline, then In­dex Medi­cus, one of the world’s largest med­i­cal data­bases.

Charles R. Hall, D.C. po­lice sergeant

Charles R. Hall, 66, a for­mer D.C. po­lice sergeant and later a code com­pli­ance of­fi­cer for Ber­wyn Heights, Md., died June 29 at a hos­pi­tal in Lan­ham, Md. He had a heart at­tack, said a son, Michael C. Hall.

Mr. Hall was born in Lu­ray, Va., moved to the Washington area in 1968 and set­tled in Ber­wyn Heights in 1971. He worked for the D.C. po­lice from 1971 to 2003 and had been a code com­pli­ance of­fi­cer for Ber­wyn Heights since 2006. He was a past pres­i­dent of New Hori­zons Sup­ported Ser­vices, a group in Up­per Marl­boro, Md., that pro­vides em­ploy­ment and other com­mu­nity ser­vices for the dis­abled. He was a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Le­gion and the Elks.

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