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  • Ed Mead, publisher emeritus of Erie Times-News, dead at 88

    Ed Mead, the former president, co-publisher, editor and columnist at the Erie Times-News, has died. He was 88. Mead died Wednesday, Quinn Funeral Home said. No location or cause of death was released by the newspaper (http://bit.ly/1L1r1Nv ). Mead spent...
  • Rev. Willie T. Barrow, activist and civil rights icon, dies at 90

    Rev. Willie T. Barrow, activist and civil rights icon, dies at 90
    The Rev. Willie T. Barrow, the longtime civil rights leader known as "The Little Warrior" who marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at Selma and helped found the organization that became the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, died early Thursday following a...
  • Dr. Irving Zitman, former chief of staff at Michael Reese Hospital, dies

     Dr. Irving Zitman, former chief of staff at Michael Reese Hospital, dies
    Dr. Irving Zitman, who specialized in internal medicine, was chief of staff at Chicago's Michael Reese Hospital in the 1960s. "He was a great doctor who had a great sense of clinical medicine," said Northbrook physician Martin Sachman, who worked in...
  • Margaret Fallers, anthropologist and U. of C. administrator, dies

    Margaret Fallers was trained as an anthropologist, which served her well in solving problems of students, staff and faculty during a 20-year career as associate provost and affirmative action officer at the University of Chicago, one colleague said. "I...
  • Terry Pratchett dead at 66; fantasy author wrote more than 70 books

    Terry Pratchett dead at 66; fantasy author wrote more than 70 books
    Author Terry Pratchett, who earned acclaim for his "Discworld" science fiction series, died Wednesday at 66. He had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease seven years ago. His death at his home in England was confirmed by his publisher. “I...
  • 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...
  • James S. Royer Jr., educator

    James S. Royer Jr., educator
    James S. Royer Jr., a retired Baltimore public school educator and passionate Orioles fan, died Monday at Lorien Mays Chapel of pneumonia. He was 90. The son of the Rev. James S. Royer Sr., a United Methodist minister, and Helen Royer, a church...