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  • Harley Garbani dies at 88; fossil hunter unearthed significant dinosaur finds

    Harley Garbani dies at 88; fossil hunter unearthed significant dinosaur finds
    He was a onetime plumber who gained unexpected renown pursuing his lifelong avocation as a fossil hunter who discovered some of the world's most significant dinosaur fossils.
  • Albert Ghiorso dies at 95; engineer played crucial role in discovery of 12 elements

    Albert Ghiorso dies at 95; engineer played crucial role in discovery of 12 elements
    Albert Ghiorso, a Berkeley engineer who played a crucial role in the discovery of 12 elements, more than any other scientist, died Dec. 26 at his home near the UC Berkeley campus. He was 95 and died of heart failure after a minor fall near his home. A...

    John McCracken dies at 76; contemporary artist made geometric sculptures

    John McCracken dies at 76; contemporary artist made geometric sculptures
    John McCracken, an artist whose fusion of painting with geometric sculpture in the mid-1960s came to embody an aesthetic distinctive to postwar Los Angeles, died Friday in New York. He was 76. McCracken had lived in Santa Fe, N.M., since 1994 and,...

    Bijan Pakzad dies; Beverly Hills designer of luxury menswear

    Bijan Pakzad dies; Beverly Hills designer of luxury menswear
    Bijan Pakzad, an Iranian American designer of jewelry, fragrances and luxury menswear who ran a Beverly Hills boutique and was renowned as clothier to some of the world's most powerful men, died Saturday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...

    Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst

    Leo Rangell dies at 97; leading psychoanalyst
    Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...