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  • Mark Bell, EDM innovator and longtime Bjork collaborator

    Mark Bell, EDM innovator and longtime Bjork collaborator
    Mark Bell, a seminal figure in the birth of British electronic dance music and beat culture, frequent collaborator with Icelandic innovator Björk and producer of Depeche Mode's "Exciter" album, has died, according to Bell's longtime label, Warp Records....
  • Former Peoria Manual coach, Illinois assistant Wayne McClain dies

    Former Peoria Manual coach, Illinois assistant Wayne McClain dies
    The Illinois basketball community mourned the loss of former Illini assistant coach Wayne McClain, who died Wednesday at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill. McClain, who was 60 according to Williams Memorial Services in Champaign, had been...
  • Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens died of a heart attack, his representatives say

    Isaiah 'Ikey' Owens died of a heart attack, his representatives say
    Keyboardist Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, who was found dead in his hotel room on Tuesday, died from a heart attack, according to his representatives. “The coroner has determined that Ikey Owens died from a heart attack the morning of Oct. 14 at...
  • William Coffman Jr.: Former educator loved family, church, Dew

    William Coffman Jr.: Former educator loved family, church, Dew
    For William Coffman, his love for Mountain Dew was rivaled only by his love for his large, tight-knit family and the work he did for his church. Although his family had already given away several of the cans Coffman had at his Kissimmee home, there were...
  • Susan Jackson, Producer and Co-Founder of Freestyle Releasing, Dies at 54

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Susan Rosenberg Jackson, who co-founded Freestyle Releasing and exec produced "Cabin Fever" during a long career in independent film, died in Tuesday in Los Angeles of breast cancer. She was 54. Jackson worked in film...
  • Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance

    Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance
    For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor. He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax...
  • Fred Branfman dies at 72; exposed U.S. bombing of Laos

    In 1969, Fred Branfman, a young American aid worker, wandered into an ancient pagoda in the Laotian capital of Vientiane. Instead of a tranquil sacred site, however, he found it packed with refugees whose stories horrified him. They told Branfman that...
  • Seymour "Sy" Sussman, businessman

    Seymour "Sy" Sussman, businessman
    Seymour "Sy" Sussman, the former longtime president of the Northwest Loan Co., a Pennsylvania Avenue pawnshop, died Sunday at the North Oaks retirement community near Owings Mills of complications from dementia. He was 87. The son of Joseph Sussman, who...
  • Ralph Cantrell: Former lieutenant colonel lived for laughter, love, service

    Ralph Cantrell: Former lieutenant colonel lived for laughter, love, service
    Ralph Cantrell Sr. knew how to survive. He could build an igloo; in the Army, he made it through the Korean and Vietnam wars; and he was married for 63 years. All that from someone who weighed 4 pounds when he was born in Rock Island, Tenn., in 1932....
  • Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
  • Ike Jones dies at 84; pioneering African American film producer

    Ike Jones, a pioneering African American film producer in the 1960s whose marriage to Swedish-born actress Inger Stevens was kept secret to avoid harming her career, died Sunday in an assisted-living facility in Los Angeles. He was 84. Jones had a...