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  • Catherine L. 'Cathy' McAuliffe, executive assistant

    Catherine L. "Cathy" McAuliffe, who had been an executive assistant to three St. Paul's School headmasters, died Jan. 2 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa., of a brain aneurysm. The former Westminster resident was 66. The daughter of Philip S....
  • In death, two Tuskegee Airmen, lifelong friends, share final journey

    In death, two Tuskegee Airmen, lifelong friends, share final journey
    Clarence Huntley Jr. and Joseph Shambrey were old friends, children of Los Angeles who made history when they joined the Tuskegee Airmen. Like many who enlisted in the military during World War II, they signed up out of a fervent desire to serve their...
  • 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,...
  • Darrell Winfield, real cowboy who played a Marlboro Man, dies at 85

    Darrell Winfield, one of the most recognizable Marlboro Men who roamed the countryside of the western United States, appearing in ads for the cigarette brand, has died. He was 85. Winfield, whose rugged good looks, flinty blue eyes and reddish...
  • Former USC basketball coach Bob Boyd dies at 84

    Former USC basketball coach Bob Boyd dies at 84
    Longtime USC basketball coach Bob Boyd, who led the program for 13 years from 1967 to 1979, died Wednesday of natural causes in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 84. Boyd was 216-131 as the coach of the Trojans, who reached the postseason four times under...
  • Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62

    Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62
    Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. Dr....
  • 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...
  • The Rev. William E. Polk Jr.

    The Rev. William E. Polk Jr.
    The Rev. William E. Polk Jr., a career Navy officer who became an ordained United Methodist minister, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from the flu. He was 89. "Bill was always on the side of inclusion and justice in life...
  • 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...."...
  • Francesca Hilton dies at 67; daughter of Zsa Zsa Gabor, Conrad Hilton

    Francesca Hilton, the only child of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor who frequently battled with her mother's ninth husband over her finances and medical care, died Monday night in Los Angeles. She was 67. Hilton, whose father was hotel magnate Conrad Hilton,...