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  • Ben Ammi Ben-Israel dies at 75; a leader of Black Hebrew movement

    Ben Ammi Ben-Israel dies at 75; a leader of Black Hebrew movement
    When the vision came to him in 1966, Ben Carter thought that the angel "did not have the right address." But the high school dropout from Chicago's South Side ultimately heeded the divine directive that told him it was time "for Africans in America ... to...
  • Former Tamarac mayor Joe Schreiber dies at 91

    Former Tamarac mayor Joe Schreiber dies at 91
    Joe Schreiber, the colorful Tamarac mayor who enjoyed being called "Mayor Joe" years after his service ended, died Monday at Northwest Medical Center from congestive heart failure. He was 91. He was proud of having been mayor and even after he left...
  • Werner Gramckow dies at 95; sod grower turned Southland suburbs green

    Werner Gramckow dies at 95; sod grower turned Southland suburbs green
    Werner Gramckow, an immigrant from Germany who settled in Ventura County after World War II and became one of the largest growers of sod for suburban lawns throughout Southern California, has died. He was 95. Gramckow's death in an Ojai rest home on New...
  • Al Martinez dies at 85; Times columnist chronicled Southern California life

    Al Martinez dies at 85; Times columnist chronicled Southern California life
    "It's the people I've written about who march through my memory like an army of shadows," Al Martinez wrote in 2009 in his final column for the Los Angeles Times. "They all mattered to me, the clowns and the victims, those who gave and those who took...."...
  • Benjamin Fred RollAugust 19, 1922 - January 1, 2015

    Benjamin Fred Roll<br/>August 19, 1922 - January 1, 2015
    Benjamin Fred Roll was born in Cleveland, Oklahoma to Gwen and Fred Roll on August 19, 1922. He graduated from high school at 16 and harvested crops in the Midwest. Uncle Sam invited him to WWII and he served in the Engineer Corps as a young LT on Saipan,...
  • Robert Kinoshita, 'Lost in Space' robot creator, dies at 100

    Robert Kinoshita, 'Lost in Space' robot creator, dies at 100
    Robert Kinoshita, an art director for television and movies who is best known for his creation of the "Lost in Space" robot that yelled "Danger, Will Robinson!" on the 1960s show, has died, a family friend confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. Kinoshita...
  • Burton Ruby, who ran company that made Sansabelt slacks, dies at 95

     Burton Ruby, who ran company that made Sansabelt slacks, dies at 95
    Burton "Bud" Ruby learned his family's business at Jaymar-Ruby Inc., a Michigan City, Ind.-based clothing manufacturing company, from the ground up. He started as a kid sweeping floors, then learned cutting and sewing and became a pattern-maker, spent...
  • Marilyn Alaimo, bond trader and longtime volunteer, dies at 83

    Marilyn Alaimo, bond trader and longtime volunteer, dies at 83
    When Marilyn Alaimo took a job with Northern Trust Co. in Chicago in 1954, it wasn't to answer phone calls. Mrs. Alaimo, a product of Harvard University's Harvard-Radcliffe Program in Business Administration, was the one making the calls, "one of the...
  • Walker Smith, Jr.April 1927 - December 2014

    Walker Smith, Jr.<br/>April 1927 - December 2014
    Walker Smith, Jr. passed away peacefully in Newport Beach, CA on December 21, 2014. Walker was born in Los Angeles, CA and grew up in in Pasadena, CA. He attended The Polytechnic School in Pasadena and Stanford University in Palo Alto. Walker was active...
  • Genevieve M. DiCamillo, homemaker

    Genevieve M. DiCamillo, homemaker
    Genevieve M. DiCamillo, a homemaker and accomplished Italian cook who was known for her family dinners, died Saturday at her Hamilton home of breast cancer. She was 105. The daughter of immigrant Italian parents, Angelo Santastefano, a coal miner, and...
  • Francesco Rosi, left 'indelible mark' on Italian filmmaking, dies at 92

    Francesco Rosi, left 'indelible mark' on Italian filmmaking, dies at 92
    Italian director and screenwriter Francesco Rosi, whose films took on corruption in postwar Italy, winning top honors at the Venice and Cannes film festivals, has died. He was 92. Rosi died Saturday in Rome, according to Italian news reports. The...