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  • Nicholas Winton dies; saved more than 650 Jewish children from Holocaust

    Nicholas Winton dies; saved more than 650 Jewish children from Holocaust
    Nicholas Winton, a humanitarian who almost single-handedly saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, earning himself the label "Britain's Schindler," has died. He was 106. Son-in-law Stephen Watson said Winton died on Wednesday. The...
  • Chris Squire, bassist and co-founder of Yes, dies at 67

    Chris Squire, bassist and co-founder of Yes, dies at 67
    Chris Squire, co-founder and bassist of the progressive rock band Yes, died at age 67 on Saturday in his hometown of Phoenix. The news comes months after Squire announced he would have to miss his first Yes tour since 1968 after being diagnosed with ...
  • Catherine J. Cochran

    Catherine J. Cochran
    Catherine J. Cochran, who became a fixture in Howard County civic and political life after settling there nearly 60 years ago and also had a successful real estate career, died Sunday at Holly Hill Farm in Clarksville. She was 85. "She was a wonderful...
  • Gus Vaselaros, police detective

    Gus Vaselaros, police detective
    Gus Vaselaros, a retired Baltimore County police detective who enjoyed working in his yard, died Friday of natural causes at his Towson home. He was 74. His son, William Keith Vaselaros of Sykesville, said his father had suffered in recent years from...
  • Jack Disney dies at 80; Los Angeles sports journalist and racing publicist

    Jack Disney dies at 80; Los Angeles sports journalist and racing publicist
    Jack Disney wrote about pro baseball before Los Angeles had a major league team. He covered the Lakers when they moved here from Minneapolis and, he told people, might have been responsible for USC keeping legendary football coach John McKay. Disney,...
  • Edward Rohn, Elmhurst sculptor of porcelain figurines, dies at 83

     Edward Rohn, Elmhurst sculptor of porcelain figurines, dies at 83
    Search the Internet for images related to Edward Rohn and the results include porcelain busts of clowns and sea captains, Norman Rockwell and Harry S. Truman, all limited-edition pieces created by Mr. Rohn, a sculptor who designed, produced, fired and...
  • Stephen A. Zahurak, chemical engineer

    Stephen A. Zahurak, chemical engineer
    Stephen A. Zahurak, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. chemical engineer and a World War II veteran, died Thursday at his daughter's Sparks home of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 97. The son of John Zahurak and Susannah Zahurak, Stephen A....
  • West Broward baseball coach Sergio Ambros dies at 51

    West Broward baseball coach Sergio Ambros dies at 51
    West Broward baseball coach Sergio Ambros did more than fill out a lineup card. He took his players and showed them the value of community. Ambros' players raised money for breast cancer awareness. They dressed in costumes to make life more enjoyable for...
  • Jerry Roper, former Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce president, dies at 74

    Jerry Roper, former Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce president, dies at 74
    Jerry Roper, former president of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, died Sunday at age 74 after a seven-year battle with prostate cancer, a spokesman for the family said Monday. Roper also was a former head of the Chicago convention bureau. Roper...
  • William Pajaud dies at 89; watercolorist amassed prominent collection of African American art

    William Pajaud dies at 89; watercolorist amassed prominent collection of African American art
    Artist William Pajaud was a highly respected watercolorist, but he was better known for collecting the works of others. Over more than 20 years — and on a shoestring budget — he painstakingly put together one of the most prominent...
  • Easygoing Irish crooner Val Doonican dies at 88

    Val Doonican, an easygoing Irish singer whose warm style and fondness for knitwear made him an icon of light entertainment, has died. He was 88. Doonican's family said he died Wednesday at a nursing home in southern England. They gave the cause as...