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  • Jack Siegel, municipal attorney, dies at 88

    Jack Siegel, municipal attorney, dies at 88
    Jack M. Siegel was an expert in municipal law and a trusted and respected adviser to a succession of town leaders in a career that spanned more than 50 years as village attorney for both Schaumburg and Arlington Heights. Mr. Siegel was also village...
  • Guinter Kahn dies at 80; physician helped develop Rogaine for baldness

    Guinter Kahn dies at 80; physician helped develop Rogaine for baldness
    Dr. Guinter Kahn, a dermatologist credited with helping develop the first baldness remedy recognized by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has died. He was 80. Kahn died Sept. 17 at a Miami hospice, said his daughter, Michelle. His health had been...
  • Christopher Hogwood dies at 73; conductor gave new life to early music

    Christopher Hogwood, an eminent English conductor, musicologist and harpsichordist who took a scholarly approach to early-music and Baroque repertoires, has died. He was 73. Hogwood died Wednesday at his home in Cambridge, England, after an illness that...
  • James T. Lanier, electrical engineer

    James T. Lanier, electrical engineer
    James T. Lanier, an electrical engineer and devoted Clemson University football fan, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of brain cancer. He was 60. James Taylor Lanier was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was raised in Copperhill, Tenn., where he...
  • Edwin Westby AmyesNovember 2, 1920 - September 10, 2014

    Dr. Edwin Amyes enjoyed a long and successful career as a neurological surgeon.  He is remembered for his many altruistic contributions to the community and his profession. Edwin was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and came to the United States with his...
  • Francis L. Ptak, businessman

    Francis L. Ptak, businessman
    Francis L. Ptak, the former owner of an environmental testing company, died Sunday of coronary artery disease at his home in the Charlesbrooke neighborhood of Baltimore County. He was 73. The son of Frank Ptak, a mechanical engineer, and Mildred King...
  • Scott Ross, former USC All-America linebacker, dies at 45

    Scott Ross, former USC All-America linebacker, dies at 45
    Scott Ross, a former All-America linebacker for USC who played on three Rose Bowl teams, died Sunday in Lafayette, La., the university announced. He was 45. Ross was found dead in a car parked outside a church, according to Craig Stansbury, public...
  • Deborah Cavendish dies; duchess of Devonshire was last Mitford sister

    Deborah Cavendish, 94, the dowager duchess of Devonshire who was the last of England's witty, unconventional Mitford sisters, died Wednesday, her son said. Peregrine Cavendish, the 12th Duke of Devonshire, announced his mother's death in a statement but...
  • Skip E. Lowe dies at 85; talk show host inspired Jiminy Glick

    Skip E. Lowe dies at 85; talk show host inspired Jiminy Glick
    Skip E. Lowe, who hosted a weekly celebrity talk show in Los Angeles for more than 35 years, persuaded several well-known personalities to appear on the TV program, usually in the twilight of their careers. But the ever-ebullient, sometimes befuddled...
  • George Sluizer dies at 82; directed River Phoenix's last movie

    George Sluizer, 82, the Dutch filmmaker who directed River Phoenix's last movie, "Dark Blood," died Saturday "after a long illness," according to organizers of the Netherlands Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. The specific...
  • Gretchen Wood WilliamsJanuary 24, 1923 - August 27, 2014

    GRETCHEN WOOD WILLIAMS Born January 24, 1923, Philadelphia, PA; died August 27, 2014, Laguna Woods, CA.  Educated at Scarborough School, Swarthmore College and Art Students League, NY.  Gretchen’s parents were Philip Emerson Wood, a stage and film...