Obituaries of Note
Lefty Kreh, one of the pre-eminent sport fishermen of his time, died on Wednesday at his home in Cockeysville, Maryland, north of Baltimore. He was 93.His granddaughter Sammantha Aus said the cause was congestive heart failure.For a half century, Mr....
Best known for the 1994 classic "Flava In Ya Ear."
Hubert de Givenchy, French clothing designer who transformed Audrey Hepburn into a style legend, dies at 91
Hubert de Givenchy, a French designer whose fashions influenced haute couture in the 1950s and ’60s and transformed his close friend, actress Audrey Hepburn, into a style legend, died March 10 at 91.The death was announced by artistic director of Giv...
TAMPA — No matter where he went, no matter what he did, a spotlight always seemed to follow William Gerald Wade.At 6-foot-5, the musician was destined to draw attention by stature alone. But friends say Wade never shrank from an opportunity to blaze ...
David Ogden Stiers, the tall, balding, baritone-voiced actor who brought articulate, somewhat snobbish comic dignity to six seasons of the acclaimed television series M*A*S*H, died Saturday at his home in Newport, Ore., southwest of Salem. He was 75....
Propelled by an ever-lengthening stride and extraordinary willpower, the lanky British medical student Roger Bannister became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes. He pitched over the finish line at the University of Oxford’s Iffl...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham’s funeral Friday featured rousing music along with heartfelt words from his adult children in the culmination of more than a week of tributes to "America’s Pastor." The noon service commenced with the evangelis...
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