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  • Nan Tucker McEvoy, last of founding family to run S.F. Chronicle, dies at 95

    Nan Tucker McEvoy, last of founding family to run S.F. Chronicle, dies at 95
    Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the San Francisco Chronicle's founding family to head the newspaper, died Thursday at her apartment in the city after a long convalescence. She was 95. Her son, Nion McEvoy, publisher of Chronicle Books, confirmed...
  • Marcella Leach dies at 85; advocate for Marsy's Law on victims' rights

     Marcella Leach dies at 85; advocate for Marsy's Law on victims' rights
    Marcella Leach, who became a leading advocate for crime victims' rights after the brutal murder of her college-student daughter, died March 15 at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange. She was 85. The cause was complications of Alzheimer's disease, said...
  • Retired judge Henry A. Budzinski dies at 91

     Retired judge Henry A. Budzinski dies at 91
    Henry A. Budzinski was the longtime presiding judge of Cook County's probate division and oversaw cases involving the estates of the son of Chicago Bears founder George Halas, vanished candy heiress Helen Brach and Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad....
  • Dr. Stanley Kogan, oral surgeon

    Dr. Stanley Kogan, a retired Baltimore oral-maxillofacial surgeon who had been chief of the department of dentistry at Sinai Hospital and what is now Northwest Hospital in addition to maintaining a private practice, died March 20 at his Pikesville home of...
  • 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...
  • Sen. William Campbell dies at 79; longtime state lawmaker

    Sen. William Campbell dies at 79; longtime state lawmaker
    Former state Sen. William Campbell, a moderate Republican from Hacienda Heights whose affable style won allies on both sides of the political aisle during his two decades in the Legislature, has died. He was 79. The former Senate Republican leader,...
  • Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Frank T. Barranco Sr., an orthopedic surgeon who also had been active in the field of emergency medicine, died Saturday at Oak Crest Village of acute myeloid leukemia. He was 84. "Dr. B was just a great individual," said Baltimore County Fire...
  • James Cozad, former board president and CEO of Lyric Opera, dies at 88

    James Cozad, former board president and CEO of Lyric Opera, dies at 88
    James W. Cozad, a businessman who served as chief executive officer and president of the board of the Lyric Opera of Chicago in the early 1990s, has died, his family said. He was 88. Mr. Cozad died Tuesday, March 17, at a medical center in Florida and...
  • Anne Miller, Manchester Real Estate Business Owner, Dies At 78

    Anne Miller, Manchester Real Estate Business Owner, Dies At 78
    MANCHESTER — Anne Miller, a prominent local business owner known for her generous spirit, died on Monday. She was 78. "Anne is the person who would do anything for anybody — write a check, run a fundraiser…" Miller's longtime friend,...
  • Daniel Shilling, masonry worker oversaw Chagall mosaic, dies at 89

    Daniel Shilling, masonry worker oversaw Chagall mosaic, dies at 89
    Daniel Shilling oversaw masonry projects including the 1974 installation of modernist artist Marc Chagall's "The Four Seasons," a rainbow-colored mosaic in what was then First National Bank Plaza in the Loop. Mr. Shilling, 89, died of cardiopulmonary...
  • Roger Mayer dies at 88; movie exec was key player in film preservation

    Roger Mayer, a movie executive who became a forceful advocate for film preservation after inspecting storehouses packed with decaying negatives on an MGM lot, has died. He was 88. Mayer, who held top positions at MGM and at Turner Entertainment, had a...