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  • Steve Smith, leading U.S. tea connoisseur and entrepreneur, dies at 65

    Steven Smith, a Portland, Ore., entrepreneur whose enchantment with tea and wizardry at blending flavors helped turn the United States into a nation of tea connoisseurs, died Monday at his home in Lake Oswego, Ore. He was 65. The cause was complications...
  • 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...
  • 'Dr. George' Fischbeck dies at 92; popular weatherman at KABC-TV

    'Dr. George' Fischbeck dies at 92; popular weatherman at KABC-TV
    George Fischbeck, a science teacher turned weatherman who joined KABC-TV in 1972 and spent nearly two decades exuberantly delivering the local forecast, has died. He was 92. Fischbeck, who was known as "Dr. George," died of natural causes early...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Seymour H. Persky, architectural preservationist, dies at 92

    Seymour H. Persky, the colorful Chicago real estate mogul and preservationist who amassed a dazzling collection of architectural artifacts and ensured the long-term survival of a revered Gold Coast house whose authorship is ascribed to architects Louis...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Jack Peltason dies at 91; former UC Irvine chancellor, head of UC system

    Jack Peltason dies at 91; former UC Irvine chancellor, head of UC system
    Jack Peltason, a constitutional scholar with a modest manner and a homespun sense of humor who was a former chancellor of UC Irvine and president of the UC system for three years in the 1990s, has died. He was 91. The cause of his death Saturday was...
  • Harris remembered for helping hand, passion for Northwest Indiana

     Harris remembered for helping hand, passion for Northwest Indiana
    Colleagues and friends of Rep. Earl Harris, D-East Chicago, remembered him as the consummate legislator and gentleman, who wouldn't hesitate to help anyone navigate the inner workings of the Indiana General Assembly. Harris, 73, died Monday afternoon...