Stories tagged: obituary
Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
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
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 5:18 p.m.
Chris Harrison had a smile for everyone he met and brought his charisma onto the basketball court, along with a fierce competitive streak.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Jerry Merryman, one of the inventors of the hand-held electronic calculator, has died in Dallas
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
The made-for-TV rock band landed in the old Spokane Coliseum during a nationwide tour in 1967.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
Music pioneer and legend Bonnie Guitar died early Sunday morning. She was 95.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 5:38 p.m.
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 …
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: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 1:14 p.m.
The actress parlayed her sitcom success into a directing career, and she became the first woman to direct a film that made $100 million.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
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. …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
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 …
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 …
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.’”