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  • Jack Rollins dies at 100; legendary manager had long comedy client list

    Jack Rollins dies at 100; legendary manager had long comedy client list
    Legendary talent manager Jack Rollins’ client list played a key role in defining comedy in the last half of the 20th century and beyond. Woody Allen, David Letterman, Robin Williams, Joan Rivers, Billy Crystal, Mike Nichols, Elaine May, Paula...
  • Monica Lewis dies at 93, singer, performer, voice of Chiquita Banana

    Monica Lewis dies at 93, singer, performer, voice of Chiquita Banana
    Monica Lewis, who started her singing career as a teenage fill-in for Benny Goodman and later became familiar to millions as the playful voice for Chiquita Bananas, has died at her home in Woodland Hills. Lewis died Friday of natural causes, her...
  • Famed Manson family prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi dies at 80

    Famed Manson family prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi dies at 80
    Near the close of the 1960s, everyone who kept up with the news knew who Charles Manson was, but hardly anyone had heard of Vincent Bugliosi. Bugliosi, however, didn’t remain obscure for long: The ambitious Los Angeles County deputy district...
  • Former Glendale High football coach Rafik Thorossian dies at 44

    Former Glendale High football coach Rafik Thorossian dies at 44
    Rafik Thorossian, a standout running back at Glendale High and Glendale Community College who went on to coach two seasons at Glendale High, has died at the age of 44. Thorossian died Tuesday night at the Whittier Presbyterian Hospital of an apparent...
  • Sentinel sports writer Joe Williams dies

    Sentinel sports writer Joe Williams dies
    Joe Williams, who became a fixture at Lake County sporting events during more than 36 years as a sports writer for the Orlando Sentinel, died Tuesday night. Williams had been battling pancreatic cancer. He was 58. "I heard him raise his voice once,...
  • James G. Gayhardt, businessman

    James G. Gayhardt, businessman
    James G. Gayhardt, a retired partner in a Baltimore integrated security firm, died May 21 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of heart failure. He was 83. The son of Francis Patrick Gayhardt, general manager of Bugle Linen Service, and Evelyn Cecilia...
  • Former NIT-winning Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Bill Foster dies

     Former NIT-winning Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Bill Foster dies
    Bill Foster, who during his seven seasons as Virginia Tech's men's basketball coach was the architect of some of the Hokies' most successful teams in the past 20 years, died Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C., after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease....
  • Priest who had 'concern for the vulnerable' dies at 88

    Priest who had 'concern for the vulnerable' dies at 88
    The Rev. Richard J. Feller was a strong proponent of Catholic education and served the Archdiocese of Chicago in several capacities over many years, the archdiocese said in a press release Tuesday. But his humanitarian skills — he was gracious,...
  • Marcus Belgrave dies at 78; jazz trumpeter backed Motown stars

    Marcus Belgrave dies at 78; jazz trumpeter backed Motown stars
    Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who shared the stage and recording studio with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and a string of Motown artists, has died. He was 78. Belgrave died Sunday of heart failure at an Ann Arbor, Mich.,...
  • Charles Benton, educational film distributor, dies at 84

    Charles Benton, educational film distributor, dies at 84
    Charles Benton, the son of a U.S. senator, was a film distributor who lobbied for free speech and civil liberties. "The flame of the public interest really burned in his breast," said former Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Michael Copps....
  • Champaign TV anchor Dave Benton dies after battle with brain cancer

    Champaign TV anchor Dave Benton dies after battle with brain cancer
    An Illinois television news anchor who continued to work while he struggled with brain cancer has died. WCIA-TV news director Andy Miller said Dave Benton died Tuesday at home in Champaign. Benton was 52. Benton in December told viewers he had been...