Stories tagged: obituary
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Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose ‘The Greening of America’ blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way …
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Tom DeGoede, who owned Tulip Town with his wife Jeannette and helped start the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, died Sunday at 85.
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Presidential biographer Edmund Morris, best known for writing a book about the life of Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 78.
Fri., May 24, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation’s longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died. …
Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:58 p.m.
During summers at Priest Lake, Randy Burkhart was known to drag his son Jackson down to the boat before breakfast, motor offshore of Kalispell Island, bring a megaphone to his …
Fri., May 17, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
Herman Wouk, author of ‘Caine Mutiny’ and World War II epic ‘Winds of War,’ has died at 103.
Fri., May 17, 2019, 1:21 p.m.
Herman Wouk, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Navy drama “The Caine Mutiny” whose sweeping novels about World War II, the Holocaust and the creation of Israel made him one …
Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, …
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Jack Bloxom was the face of North Idaho College’s baseball program for 30 years and a fixture in the region’s baseball scene.
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Bob Hawke, Australia’s longest-serving Labor Party prime minister, whose charisma and powers of persuasion earned him near-folk hero status among many Australians, died on Thursday, his wife said. He was …
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Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy comedic roles opposite the likes of Rock Hudson and Cary Grant made her one of Hollywood’s biggest stars in the …
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Sydney Brenner, a Nobel Prize-winning biologist who helped decipher the genetic code and whose research on a roundworm sparked a new field of human disease research, has died. He was …
Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:40 a.m.
Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, the silver-haired Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to serve six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died. He …
Thu., April 4, 2019
An artist behind the first paint-by-numbers pictures who helped make the kits an American sensation during the 1950s has died
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Chris Harrison had a smile for everyone he met and brought his charisma onto the basketball court, along with a fierce competitive streak.
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Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the hand-held electronic calculator, has died in Dallas
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The made-for-TV rock band landed in the old Spokane Coliseum during a nationwide tour in 1967.
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Colleagues, patients and co-workers remember the longtime doctor’s devotion to the care of the whole patient at a time when many families faced uncertain futures and frightening diagnoses. Reynolds insisted …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
Lyndon LaRouche Jr., the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign waged from federal prison, has died. He was 96.
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.
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Music pioneer and legend Bonnie Guitar died early Sunday morning. She was 95.
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Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
For most of her life, Trudi Lee Clark wondered what happened to her sister, Janice Marie Hannigan. Lee Clark, whose search for her missing sister intensified after her parents passed …
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 …
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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 …
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The actress parlayed her sitcom success into a directing career, and she became the first woman to direct a film that made $100 million.
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When the curtain parted in College Station, Texas, revealing a two-toned blue locomotive standing nearly 16 feet tall and bearing the number 4141 in his honor, former president George H.W. …
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Americans will begin saying goodbye to former President George H.W. Bush on Monday when his body arrives in Washington for public viewing in the Capitol Rotunda – a rare honor …
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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 …