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  • Marion A. 'Mugs' Mugavero

    Marion A. 'Mugs' Mugavero
    Marion A. "Mugs" Mugavero, former owner of Little Italy's Mugavero Confectionery, where he served up plates of pasta or his signature meatball sandwich, died Monday at his Northwood home of heart and kidney failure. He was 92. "Mugs was an absolutely...
  • Actor Windell Middlebrooks, Miller High Life delivery man, dead at 36

    Actor Windell Middlebrooks, Miller High Life delivery man, dead at 36
    Actor Windell Middlebrooks, best known as the no-nonsense Miller High Life delivery man in TV commercials, has died, his manager confirmed. He was 36. Middlebrooks died suddenly Monday morning in Los Angeles, said Steve Ivey, Middlebrooks' manager....
  • Bill Badger dies; tackled Jared Loughner after attack on Gabrielle Giffords

    Bill Badger dies; tackled Jared Loughner after attack on Gabrielle Giffords
    Bill Badger was a hero even before he helped save people's lives during the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting in a grocery store parking lot that killed six people and injured 13, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The Army veteran died Wednesday...
  • Kenneth K. Gill, engineer

    Kenneth K. Gill, engineer
    Kenneth K. Gill, former president of a family-owned electrical engineering and construction firm, died March 6 at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson of heart failure. He was 92. The son of Earl G. Gill Sr., an electrical engineer, and...
  • Lloyd Maday, ran auto shop in Evanston, dies at 84

     Lloyd Maday, ran auto shop in Evanston, dies at 84
    Lloyd Maday was just 19 when he and his brother opened Maday Brothers auto shop at Central Street and Broadway Avenue in Evanston in 1951. Both Mr. Maday and the shop became fixtures in the community. He was a coach in Little League, coached football...
  • Albert Maysles, acclaimed director of 'Grey Gardens,' dies at 88

    Albert Maysles, acclaimed director of 'Grey Gardens,' dies at 88
    Albert Maysles, the influential filmmaker behind movies such as “Grey Gardens” and “Gimme Shelter,” died Thursday, according to the Associated Press. He was 88. Maysles was known for championing a fly-on-the-wall style of...
  • Architect Frei Otto awarded Pritzker Prize a day after his death

     Architect Frei Otto awarded Pritzker Prize a day after his death
    Frei Otto, the German architect and engineer best known for his tent-like structures for the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, has been posthumously named the 2015 winner of the Pritzker Prize, the highest honor in architecture. Otto died Monday in...
  • Howard H. 'Howdy' Conaway Jr., Realtor

    Howard H. 'Howdy' Conaway Jr., Realtor
    Howard H. "Howdy" Conaway Jr., founder and president of Conaway Commercial Real Estate LLC, died Feb. 10 at his Glen Rock, Pa., home of complications of the flu. He was 65. The son of Howard H. Conaway Sr., a lawyer, and Eileen Mitchell Conaway, a...
  • Claude Sitton, Pulitzer-winning journalist who covered civil rights movement, dies at 89

    RALEIGH, N.C. Claude Sitton, a forceful editor who led The News & Observer from 1968 to 1990, won the Pulitzer Prize as a columnist for the paper, and as a fearless reporter for The New York Times set the standard for national coverage of the civil rights...
  • Oregon political, academic leader Dave Frohnmayer dies at 74

    Dave Frohnmayer, a widely respected leader in Oregon politics and academics, has died at 74. A statement from the family said Frohnmayer died Monday night after "a quiet battle" for five years against prostate cancer. Frohnmayer, a Republican, was a...
  • Claude Sitton dies at 89; journalist covered civil rights movement

    Claude Sitton dies at 89; journalist covered civil rights movement
    Journalist Claude Sitton, who set the pace for reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and '60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, has died. He was 89. Sitton's son Clint said his father died...