Stories tagged: obituary
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Stan Lee’s name became synonymous with the company that would become Marvel Comics, which he joined as a teenage assistant and stayed with for much of his adult life.
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
Trumpeter Roy Hargrove, a prolific player who provided his jazz sound to records across a vast range of styles and won two Grammys, has died at age 49, his manager …
Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
The obituary that ran last week in Delaware Online is a mystery – the tale of a globe-trotting Renaissance man who disappeared in a single-engine plane over the Atlantic Ocean …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Don Newman set the tone in his two seasons as Idaho climbed the Big Sky Conference ladder by winning 11 and 17 games, respectively, setting the table for coach Don …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as “The Odd Couple,” “Barefoot in the Park” and his “Brighton Beach” trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died. …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Two former presidents are expected to speak at Sen. John McCain’s service and he will lie in state in both the nation’s capital and Arizona as part of a cross-country …
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., 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 …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
A unique memorial service set for 5-year-old Garrett Matthias of central Iowa is matched only by the one-of-a-kind obituary the preschooler had a hand in authoring and that is now …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest.
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
A post on Swift’s Facebook page confirmed his death with a black-and-white photo of the artist and the words, “And all the angels sing ‘Que Sera Sera.’”
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Harlan Ellison, the pugnacious author of “A Boy and His Dog,” who lambasted society in nightmare fiction and stinging essays for half a century, has died. He was 85.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
Joe Jackson, the fearsome stage dad of Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and their talented siblings, who took his family from poverty and launched a musical dynasty, died Wednesday. He was …
Mon., June 25, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
“Pawn Stars” patriarch, Richard Benjamin Harrison, who was known as “The Old Man,” has died at age 77.
Thu., June 21, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
Charles Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist and intellectual provocateur who championed the muscular foreign policy of neoconservatism that helped lay the ideological groundwork for the 2003 U.S.-led invasion …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Koko, a beloved gorilla that learned to communicate with humans and then stole their hearts, has died.
Thu., June 14, 2018, 8:18 a.m.
D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped launch rock ’n’ roll as Elvis Presley’s sideman, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 12:16 p.m.
Real estate tycoon and cowboy extraordinaire James F. Cotter died as he lived, sowing confusion among the people he loved.
UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Dr. Linda Pall, a former Idaho politician, attorney and professor at Washington State University, has died at the age of 73 after battling varied illnesses, according to a statement by …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Tom Wolfe, the white-suited wizard of “New Journalism” who exuberantly chronicled American culture from the Merry Pranksters through the space race before turning his satiric wit to such novels as …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
A 114-year-old Pennsylvania woman who was the oldest person in the United States has died, according to a funeral home.
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
A musician whose songs helped teach children on ABC’s “Schoolhouse Rock” has died.
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 …
Tue., April 17, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
Sam Hamill, a poet and translator and the founding editor of an independent publishing company in Washington state, has died. He was 74.
Mon., April 16, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Harry Anderson, the actor best known for playing an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the television comedy series “Night Court,” was found dead …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
Mitzi Shore, owner of the Los Angeles club the Comedy Store and one of the most influential figures in stand-up for more than four decades, has died. She was 87.
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.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Isao Takahata, co-founder of the prestigious Japanese animator Studio Ghibli that stuck to a hand-drawn “manga” look in the face of digital filmmaking, has died. He was 82.
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist in her own right whose reputation was sullied by scandal, has died. She was 81.
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 4 p.m.
Former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, who seized power in a 1982 coup and presided over one of the bloodiest periods of Guatemala’s civil war in which soldiers waged a scorched-earth …