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  • George Bartzokis dies at 58; studied Alzheimer's origin at UCLA

    George Bartzokis dies at 58; studied Alzheimer's origin at UCLA
    George Bartzokis, a UCLA medical researcher whose work found that a fatty substance in the brain could play a major role in the development of disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, died Aug. 22 at home in Los Angeles. He was 58. The...
  • Richard Kiel, the towering actor who played 007's 'Jaws,' has died

    Richard Kiel, the towering actor who played 007's 'Jaws,' has died
    Richard Kiel, the 7-foot-2 actor best known for portraying the James Bond villain Jaws, never wanted to be typecast as a dimwitted character just because of his enormous stature.  While his towering physique may have made him intimidating, he was not...
  • Tibor Rudas dies at 94; impresario behind Three Tenors

    Tibor Rudas dies at 94; impresario behind Three Tenors
    Tibor Rudas, an impresario who once booked Luciano Pavarotti into a circus tent in Atlantic City and packed Dodger Stadium for a performance by the Three Tenors, died of natural causes Monday at his home in Santa Monica. He was 94. His death was...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners

     PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners
      Bob Suter Member of U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal at 1980 Olympics Bob Suter, 57, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild NHL star Ryan Suter, died suddenly...
  • Paul Montgomery, 72, noted investment expert from Newport News, dies

    Paul Montgomery, 72, noted investment expert from Newport News, dies
    He was a nationally-renowned forecaster of stock and bond markets who chose to stay put in his home town of Newport News, a serious student of statistics whose sense of the ridiculous led to his lighthearted discovery of the women's hemlines indicator...
  • Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96

    Jazz musician Gerald Wilson dies at 96
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Mr. Wilson, who had been in declining health,...
  • Helyn G. Collison, businesswoman

    Helyn G. Collison, businesswoman
    Helyn G. Collison, a founder of a secretarial and typing business who later went into real estate sales, died Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications from a seizure. She was 85. The daughter of Horace Baylor Hatton, a vice president...
  • Karl F. Heimke, twice-elected Wheaton mayor, dies

    Karl F. Heimke, twice-elected Wheaton mayor, dies
    Karl F. Heimke was elected to two terms as Wheaton's mayor in the 1960s, presiding over a new Wheaton Public Library, the formation of the Illinois Prairie Path and the purchase of a new City Hall. "Karl was very honored to have been voted twice to...
  • Award-winning fantasy novelist Graham Joyce has died at 59

    Award-winning fantasy novelist Graham Joyce has died at 59
    British fantasy novelist Graham Joyce has died, his publisher Gollancz confirms. The 59-year-old had been battling cancer since 2013. Joyce was an award-winning writer, recipient of multiple British Fantasy Awards, an O. Henry Prize and the World...
  • Ian Paisley dies at 88; Northern Ireland firebrand turned peacemaker

    Ian Paisley, the thundering Protestant preacher who helped fan the sectarianism of Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” but went on to lead a power-sharing government that included some of his most bitter Catholic enemies, died Friday in...
  • Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician

    Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...