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  • Charles Bowden dies at 69; author known for writing on border issues

    Charles Bowden dies at 69; author known for writing on border issues
    Author Charles Bowden, renowned for chronicling the border between the United States and Mexico, died Saturday at his home in Las Cruces, N.M., his friend Ray Carroll confirmed Sunday. Bowden was 69. Bowden wrote dozens of books and essays, including...
  • John Walker Jr., spy family ringleader, dies in prison at 77

    John Walker Jr., a former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union, has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said Friday. He died Thursday at the Federal Medical Center in Butner,...
  • Dulcimer musician was 'smitten' by the instrument

    Dulcimer musician was 'smitten' by the instrument
    A classically trained pianist who attended the renowned Juilliard School in New York, Rosamond Campbell admittedly once had a dismissive attitude toward folk and rock music. But in 1977, when reluctantly taking her high school-age son, Rick, to a folk...
  • Frank Butler of prominent Oak Brook family dies

     Frank Butler of prominent Oak Brook family dies
    An heir to the Butler paper, aviation and real estate fortune and member of the family that founded west suburban Oak Brook, Frank Osgood Butler II was a longtime conservationist and philanthropist. Among Mr. Butler's own business dealings was Butler...
  • Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher

    Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher
    Albert T. "Tom" Rochfort Jr., a retired Baltimore County public school educator, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of an aortic aneurysm. He was 65. The son of Albert T. Rochfort Sr., an advertising executive, and...
  • Andrew V. McLaglen dies at 94; veteran director of western films

    Andrew V. McLaglen, a prolific veteran of westerns, action films and television who directed many of classic Hollywood's most enduring stars, including John Wayne, Robert Mitchum and William Holden, died Aug. 30 at his home in Friday Harbor, Wash. He...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • S. Truett Cathy dies at 93; rose from poverty to build Chick-fil-A

    S. Truett Cathy dies at 93; rose from poverty to build Chick-fil-A
    Billionaire Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, who rose from poverty by building a privately held restaurant chain that famously closes every Sunday but drew unwanted attention for the Cathy family's opposition to gay marriage, died Monday at his home...
  • Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dies at 93

    ATLANTA In a great American success story, S. Truett Cathy rose from hustling peanuts and Cokes on Atlanta's streets to founding the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, which has became the No. 1 purveyor of chicken in the U.S. Cathy, who died early Monday...
  • 'Chicago Fire' Actress Molly Glynn Dies After Being Hit by Falling Tree

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Chicago Fire" actress Molly Glynn died Saturday in Chicago after being hit by a falling tree during a storm while biking, according to officials. She was 46. Glynn was riding on a bike trail with her husband, actor Joe Foust,...