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  • Jimmy Lee dies at 62; prominent JPMorgan investment banker

    Jimmy Lee dies at 62; prominent JPMorgan investment banker
    The cream of the investment and corporate worlds gathered nearly a decade ago when JPMorgan Chase & Co. celebrated Jimmy Lee's 30 years in the banking business — a seemingly endless list of names including Henry Kravis, Stephen Schwarzman, Barry...
  • Robert Sherwood Morse dies at 91; dissident Episcopal clergyman

    Robert Sherwood Morse dies at 91; dissident Episcopal clergyman
    Robert Sherwood Morse, a dissident clergyman who objected to changes in traditional Episcopalian practice and urged fellow religious conservatives to leave a mainstream he likened to the Biblical "fleshpots of Egypt," has died. He was 91. Morse, who...
  • Paul Bacon dies at 91; he revolutionized the design of book covers

    Paul Bacon dies at 91; he revolutionized the design of book covers
    Paul Bacon's name may be unfamiliar, but anyone who has browsed the bestseller racks over the last 60 years knows his work. If a book cover is a canvas, Bacon was its Matisse or Dali, who used minimal imagery and bold lettering to sell such iconic...
  • French chef Roger Vergé, a leader of the nouvelle cuisine movement, dies at 85

    French chef Roger Vergé, a leader of the nouvelle cuisine movement, dies at 85
    Roger Vergé, one of the first superstar chefs whose light, fresh and artfully plated food turned his restaurant near Cannes, France, into a landmark of French gastronomy and a beacon of nouvelle cuisine, has died. He was 85. Vergé, whose Le Moulin de...
  • Lawrence Myers, longtime Tribune pressman, dies at 93

    Lawrence Myers, longtime Tribune pressman, dies at 93
    Lawrence J. Myers spent his entire career with the Tribune Co., working in the printing end of the business to make sure stories got cleanly and clearly on to newsprint and into the hands of readers. "He worked in the press rooms his entire career,...
  • Hugh D. Auchincloss III, stepbrother of Jackie Kennedy, dies

    Hugh D. Auchincloss III, stepbrother and lifelong friend of Jacqueline Kennedy, has died. He was 87. Auchincloss, known by the nickname Yusha, died Saturday of B-cell lymphoma at his home at Hammersmith Farm in Rhode Island, according to his children....
  • Nicholas M. Schloeder

    Nicholas M. Schloeder
    Nicholas M. Schloeder, 39-year teacher and coach at the Gilman School whom students described as a "tough-minded coach who wouldn't let you fail," died Tuesday from complications of dementia. He was 84 and a resident of the Arden Courts Nursing Home in...
  • Albert Vazquez, a mental health pioneer for Chicago's Hispanics

    Albert Vazquez, a mental health pioneer for Chicago's Hispanics
    Albert Vazquez was a pioneer in providing mental health services to Hispanics on the Southwest Side, co-founding a center in the late 1960s that continues to provide social services to those in Pilsen and Little Village. "His work on mental health and...
  • John S. Carroll, former Sun editor, dies at 73

    John S. Carroll, former Sun editor, dies at 73
    John S. Carroll, former editor of The Baltimore Sun and The Los Angeles Times who became a seminal figure in American journalism and operated on the principle that no detail was too small when it came to producing a great newspaper, died Sunday at his...
  • Jack Rollins dies at 100; legendary manager had long comedy client list

    Jack Rollins dies at 100; legendary manager had long comedy client list
    Legendary talent manager Jack Rollins’ client list played a key role in defining comedy in the last half of the 20th century and beyond. Woody Allen, David Letterman, Robin Williams, Joan Rivers, Billy Crystal, Mike Nichols, Elaine May, Paula...
  • Anne Meara dies at 85; rose to comic stardom with husband Jerry Stiller

    Anne Meara dies at 85; rose to comic stardom with husband Jerry Stiller
    Anne Meara, who rose to stardom with her husband, Jerry Stiller, portraying what People magazine called "anxiety comedy's top couple," died Saturday in New York City. She was 85. Her death was confirmed by publicist Kelly Bush, who represents actor...