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  • Former mayor Kathleen Blackburn dies

    Former mayor Kathleen Blackburn dies
    Former Laguna Beach Mayor Kathleen Blackburn died Monday of complications related to a car accident 34 years ago, her family said. She was 71. Blackburn was mayor twice during her eight-year City Council tenure, from 1992 to 2000. She also served on...
  • Allen Jerkens dies at 85; Hall of Fame thoroughbred trainer pulled off memorable upsets

    Allen Jerkens dies at 85; Hall of Fame thoroughbred trainer pulled off memorable upsets
    Allen Jerkens, the Hall of Fame trainer who pulled off some of horse racing's biggest upsets and was affectionately known as "The Chief," died Wednesday in South Florida, his family said. He was 85. Jerkens had been ill for several weeks with an...
  • Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dies aged 84

    Malcolm Fraser, the former Australian prime minister who was notoriously catapulted to power by a constitutional crisis that left the nation bitterly divided, died on Friday his office said. He was 84. Fraser was active in public life until the end and...
  • Jack Haley, former UCLA and NBA player, dies at 51

    Jack Haley, former UCLA and NBA player, dies at 51
    Jack Haley, who went from surfer to the UCLA basketball team to the NBA, has died of heart disease, according to his family. He was 51. Haley’s family announced his death in a statement, "Our hearts are broken by this sudden, unexpected loss. Jack...
  • Toto's Steve Lukather remembers bassist Mike Porcaro

    Toto's Steve Lukather remembers bassist Mike Porcaro
    Toto lead guitarist Steve Lukather spoke to The Times on Monday following the death Sunday of the band’s longtime bassist, Mike Porcaro, at age 59 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Porcaro joined Toto in 1983,...
  • Dr. Irwin Williger, a surgeon fascinated with needlepoint, dies at 101

    Dr. Irwin Williger, a surgeon fascinated with needlepoint, dies at 101
    Dr. Irwin Williger was in his 50s and a staff surgeon at Chicago's Weiss Memorial Hospital when, while at a wake for a friend, he noticed a woman doing needlepoint and asked her how it was done Fascinated, he took a class at a needlepoint shop. He...
  • David J. Clemons, businessman

    David J. Clemons, businessman
    David J. Clemons, founder of a Harford County heating, ventilation and air conditioning firm, died Saturday at his Bel Air home of an apparent heart attack. He was 68. The son of Tolan Tory Clemons, an HVAC business owner, and Lillian Caroline Clemons,...
  • Recently honored 100-year-old World War II veteran passes away

    Recently honored 100-year-old World War II veteran passes away
    Leonard Goldstein, a decorated World War II veteran who earlier this month received the French Legion of Honor for his military service, died Monday morning, his daughter said. He was 100. Mr. Goldstein, who was born in Chicago and raised his family...
  • Curtis Gans dies at 77; liberal activist and journalist

    Curtis Gans dies at 77; liberal activist and journalist
    Curtis Gans, a liberal activist, journalist and recognized expert on voter turnout in the United States, has died. He was 77. Gans, a northern Virginia resident, died of lung cancer Sunday night at a hospital in Frederick, Md., said his son, Aaron Gans....
  • Bernhard 'Buddy' Elias, Anne Frank's cousin, dies at 89

    Bernhard "Buddy" Elias, the first cousin and last close relative of teenage Holocaust diarist Anne Frank, has died. He was 89. Elias died Monday at his home in Basel, Switzerland, according to the Anne Frank Fonds, a charitable organization. Anne...
  • Adrian Da Prato, long-serving CSO musician, dies at 94

     Adrian Da Prato, long-serving CSO musician, dies at 94
    Adrian Da Prato, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's violin section from 1946 until his retirement from the CSO in 1996, died on Tuesday in Chicago, according to a statement released by the orchestra on Wednesday. He was 94. The Italian-born,...