Obituaries

October 05, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Will Vinton, an Oscar-winning animator who invented Claymation, a style of stop-motion animation, and brought the California Raisins to TV, has died in Oregon. He was 70. Citing a family statement, The Oregonian reported that Vinton died Thursday following a lengthy battle...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 1963 file photo, U.S. Secret Service Special Agent Clinton J. Hill poses in Washington. Hill who famously used his body to shield first lady Jacqueline Kennedy the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated will receive the highest honor bestowed by his home state of North Dakota. The former agent will receive the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award during a future ceremony, Gov. Doug Burgum announced Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Robert H. Shutz File)
October 05, 2018 - 12:23 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Secret Service agent who used his body to shield first lady Jacqueline Kennedy the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated will receive the highest honor bestowed by his home state of North Dakota. Former agent Clint Hill will receive the Theodore Roosevelt Rough...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2004, file photo, Dave Anderson, New York Times sports columnist, right, gestures while on a panel discussion with, from left, Jerry Izenberg, Newark Star-Ledger sports columnist, and Bill Conlin, Philadelphia Daily News sports columnist, while honoring the late Jimmy Cannon, New York Journal-American sports columnist, with the Red Smith Award during the Associated Press Sports Editors convention in Philadelphia. Anderson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning sports columnist, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at an assisted living facility in Cresskill, N.J., The New York Times said. He was 89. (AP Photo/Mike Mergen, FIle)
October 05, 2018 - 2:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Anderson, a genteel sports writer whose elegant, descriptive prose won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary as a columnist for The New York Times, died Thursday. He was 89. He died at an assisted living facility in Cresskill, New Jersey, the Times said. He worked at the newspaper...
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October 03, 2018 - 10:34 pm
LONDON (AP) — Geoff Emerick, the Beatles studio engineer who entered the music business in his mid-teens and by his early 20s had helped make history through his work on such landmark albums as "Revolver" and "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," has died. He was 72. Abbey Road Studios, home to...
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October 03, 2018 - 4:53 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Leon Lederman, an experimental physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for his work on subatomic particles and coined the phrase "God particle," has died. He was 96. Ellen Carr Lederman, his wife of 37 years, said her husband died Wednesday at a nursing home in the Idaho town...
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First lady Melania Trump stands in the "Door Of No Return" with Cape Coast Castle museum educator Kwesi Essel-Blankson as she visits Cape Coast Castle in Cape Coast, Ghana, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The first lady is visiting Africa on her first solo international trip. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 03, 2018 - 2:59 pm
CAPE COAST, Ghana (AP) — Melania Trump walked out the infamous "Door of No Return" at a onetime slave-trade outpost Wednesday and gazed over the crashing ocean waves that carried millions of Africans to lives of servitude. She later called her visit "a solemn reminder of a time in our history that...
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In this February 2016 photo, Max Nash takes photos in Bedfordshire. Nash, who covered the conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after collapsing at home. He was 77. (Tony Margiocchi via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 1:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — Photographer Max Nash, who covered the conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, has died after collapsing at home. He was 77. Known in his youth for a mop of...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2015 file photo, French and Armenian singer, songwriter and actor, Charles Aznavour poses in Cannes, southeastern France. Charles Aznavour, the French crooner and actor whose performing career spanned eight decades, has died. He was 94. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
October 01, 2018 - 9:12 am
PARIS (AP) — Charles Aznavour, the French crooner and actor whose performing career spanned eight decades and who seduced fans around the world with his versatile tenor, lush lyrics and kinetic stage presence, has died. He was 94. One of France's most recognized faces, Aznavour sang to sold-out...
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September 29, 2018 - 9:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose passionate, jazz-like music influenced artists from Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton to the rock band Led Zeppelin, died Saturday at the age of 84, his longtime manager said. Rush succumbed to complications from a stroke he suffered...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2015 file photo, Joe Masteroff attends the opening night performance of Broadway's "On the Twentieth Century" in New York. Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching, romantic "She Loves Me," has died at age 98. The Roundabout Theatre Company, which produced recent revivals of his best-loved shows, said Masteroff died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at the Actors Fund Home in Englewood, N.J. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
September 29, 2018 - 12:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching, romantic "She Loves Me," has died. He was 98. Masteroff died Friday at the Actors Fund Home in Englewood, New Jersey, said The Roundabout Theatre Company, which produced...
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