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  • Michael Cohen dies at 79; co-founder of California fashion brand Michael Stars

    Michael Cohen dies at 79; co-founder of California fashion brand Michael Stars
    Michael Cohen, co-founder of the California fashion brand Michael Stars, died Friday at his Manhattan Beach home. He was 79. The cause was prostate cancer, brand publicist Jennifer Cornwall Rojas said. Cohen and Suzanne Lerner co-founded Michael Stars...
  • Manoel de Oliveira dies at 106; Portuguese filmmaker a Cannes regular

     Manoel de Oliveira dies at 106; Portuguese filmmaker a Cannes regular
    Manoel de Oliveira, a celebrated Portuguese movie director believed to be the world's oldest filmmaker, has died. He was 106. The city council of Porto, where Oliveira was born and lived, announced his death Thursday on its website. It did not provide...
  • Eddie LeBaron dies at 85; All-American was Dallas' first quarterback

    Eddie LeBaron dies at 85; All-American was Dallas' first quarterback
    Eddie LeBaron, an All-America football star at the University of the Pacific in the 1940s who went on to be the first starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, died Wednesday at an assisted living facility in Stockton. He was 85. He died of natural...
  • Guitarist for Scott Weiland's new band dies a day before album debut

    Guitarist for Scott Weiland's new band dies a day before album debut
    Jeremy Brown, the guitarist for the band Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, has died at his home in Venice, the day before the band’s debut album was set for release. A cause of death for Brown, 34, has not been determined, his publicist, Diana...
  • Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon's first wife, dies at 75

    Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon's first wife, dies at 75
    Cynthia Lennon, who had a short, turbulent marriage to Beatles star John Lennon in the 1960s, died Wednesday at her home in Majorca, Spain. She was 75. The cause was cancer, according to a statement on her son Julian Lennon's website. Cynthia and John...
  • Daundre Barnaby, An Olympic Sprinter From Weaver, Drowns

    Daundre Barnaby, An Olympic Sprinter From Weaver, Drowns
    Daundre Barnaby, one of the greatest runners in the history of Connecticut high school track and field, died Friday at a training camp for the Canadian national team on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. Barnaby, who graduated from Weaver High in 2009...
  • Emil Harley, made and installed Michigan Avenue banners, dies at 91

     Emil Harley, made and installed Michigan Avenue banners, dies at 91
    Emil Harley began working with the Greater North Michigan Avenue Association in 1982, creating and installing large, often colorful, banners on light poles along Michigan Avenue and nearby streets that depicted local attractions such as the Buckingham...
  • Rev. Robert H. Schuller, who built Crystal Cathedral, dies at 88

    Rev. Robert H. Schuller, who built Crystal Cathedral, dies at 88
    When the Rev. Robert H. Schuller started his Orange County ministry in 1955, he took out ads proclaiming a new way for the faithful to attend church: “Come as you are, in the family car!” At a drive-in movie theater off the Santa Ana...
  • Evelyn Glieberman, singer and fundraiser, dies at 88

    Evelyn Glieberman, singer and fundraiser, dies at 88
    Evelyn "Evie" Glieberman was a talented singer of everything from opera to show tunes who performed on both coasts before returning to Chicago, where she worked at raising money for the Lyric Opera of Chicago and other arts organizations. Mrs....
  • Cynthia Lennon, former wife of John Lennon, dead at 75

    Cynthia Lennon, former wife of John Lennon, dead at 75
    Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, died of cancer Wednesday at her home in Spain. She was 75. Her death was announced on the website and Twitter account of her son, Julian Lennon and confirmed by his representative....
  • Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer dies at 83

    Swedish poet and Nobel Literature Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83, Swedish publisher Bonniers said Friday. The reclusive, mild-mannered wordsmith — considered a master of metaphor and one of the most important Scandinavian poets...