Stories tagged: Obit
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Edward Nixon, the youngest brother of former President Richard Nixon who staunchly defended his sibling’s White House legacy, died Wednesday. He was 88.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:22 p.m.
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic couturier whose designs at Chanel and Fendi had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died. George Mendonsa was 95.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 7:18 p.m.
“Top Chef” star Fatima Ali, who battled bone and soft tissue cancer, has died at 29 years old, Bravo announced Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
Music pioneer and legend Bonnie Guitar died early Sunday morning. She was 95.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
A community organizer shown in an iconic photograph while challenging racial segregation at a Mississippi lunch counter in the 1960s has died at his home in Pocatello, Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
Bob Einstein, comedian and actor best known for ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and Super Dave character, dead at 76
Bob Einstein, a two-time Emmy-award winning actor known for his recurring role in “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and Super Dave character, has died after battling cancer, his representative confirmed to the …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Israeli author Amos Oz, one of the country’s most widely acclaimed writers and a pre-eminent voice in its embattled peace movement, died on Friday after a battle with cancer, his …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died. He was 65.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
As Dr. Seuss neared the end of his life, the children’s author told his wife that she would have to look after the Cat in the Hat, the Lorax, the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 11:54 p.m.
George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
Stephen Hillenburg, who created SpongeBob SquarePants and the absurd undersea world he inhabited, has died at age 57, Nickelodeon announced Tuesday.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as “Yesterday …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Todd Bol, whose streetside memorial provided the inspiration for Little Free Library, a nonprofit organization that he grew into a network of more than 75,000 tiny, whimsical book exchanges that …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Tex Winter, the innovative “Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Kansas State …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Alex Spanos, who used his fortune from construction and real estate to buy the Chargers in 1984, has died. He was 95.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in “Deliverance” and “Boogie Nights” and an active off-screen life that included relationships with Loni Anderson and …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday. He was 92.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
Author and actor Christopher Kennedy Lawford, who was born into political and Hollywood royalty, sank into substance abuse and addiction and rose to become a well-known advocate for sobriety and …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
Former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Jones has died. He was 75 years old.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think,” “I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect,” and stood as …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Longtime Carroll College football coach Bob Petrino Sr., the father of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino and Idaho coach Paul Petrino, has died at his home in Montana. He was …
Sun., July 22, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and defined Iowa’s Republican politics for years, has died. He was 89.
Sat., July 7, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Globe-trotting chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain was worth $1.2 million when he died last month and left most of the estate to his 11-year-old daughter, according to court …
Sat., April 28, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
The Georgia State Patrol says former NASCAR driver James Hylton was killed in a traffic accident. He was 83. Hylton was the 1966 Rookie of the Year. Hylton and his …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket …
Sun., April 8, 2018, 8:41 p.m.
Actor and comedian Chuck McCann, who recorded the famous line “I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!” has died. He was 83.