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.