Obituaries

FILE- In this file photo dated Tuesday, Sept. 11, 1984, US President Ronald Reagan and NATO Secretary General Lord Carrington, left, pose for photographers in the Rose Garden prior to talks at the White House in Washington, D.C., United States. Peter Carrington, a long-serving British politician who was the last survivor of Prime Minister Winston Churchill's government, died aged 99 on Monday July 9, 2018, according to the House of Lords website. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma, FILE)
July 10, 2018 - 12:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — Peter Carington, a long-serving British politician who was the last survivor of Prime Minister Winston Churchill's government, has died, the government said Tuesday. He was 99. The House of Lords website said he died Monday. Known for being both refined and personable, Carington...
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FILE - In this April 3, 1967 file photo shows actor Tab Hunter. Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was the heartthrob of millions of teenage girls in the 1950s, and received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, died Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was 86. (AP Photo/File)
July 09, 2018 - 1:59 pm
Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees" and received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, has died. He was 86. Producer and spouse Allan Glaser said Hunter died...
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FILE - In this June 17, 1956 file photo Hans-Guenther Winkler of Germany on "Halla" crosses an obstacle in first round of the Olympic Grand Prix jumping in Melbourne, Australia. Five-time Olympic gold medal winner Winkler has died the German Equestrian Federation said Monday, July 9, 2018. He was 91. (AP Photo/file)
July 09, 2018 - 5:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Hans Guenther Winkler, a German showjumping great who won five Olympic gold medals, has died. He was 91. The German Equestrian Federation confirmed Winkler died early Monday in the western town of Warendorf. After taking gold at the 1954 and 1955 World Championships, Winkler and his...
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FILE - In a Jan. 12, 1982 file photo, Iowa Governor Robert Ray, left, enjoys a light moment at the Statehouse podium with Lt. Governor Terry Branstad after the Condition of the State speech. Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and defined Iowa’s GOP politics for years, died Sunday, July 8, 2018, according to Ray’s former chief of staff David Oman. He was 89. (AP Photo/Bill Daniel, File)
July 08, 2018 - 6:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and defined Iowa's Republican politics for years, has died. He was 89. Ray, who never faced a serious election challenge during his 14 years as governor, died Sunday...
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July 07, 2018 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bradford Smith, a NASA astronomer who acted as planetary tour guide to the public with his interpretations of stunning images beamed back from Voyager missions, has died. Smith's wife, Diane McGregor, said he died Tuesday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, of complications from...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2013 file photo, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, center, announces the newly elected pope from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the longtime Vatican diplomat and expert in interfaith relations who announced the election of Pope Francis to the world in 2013 with the famous "habemus papam," has died. The Vatican said Tauran died Thursday, July 5, 2018, at age 75. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
July 06, 2018 - 2:57 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the Vatican diplomat and expert in interfaith relations who announced the election of Pope Francis to the world in 2013 with the famous phrase "habemus papam (we have a pope)," has died. The Vatican said Tauran died Thursday at age 75. He had been in...
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FILE - This Feb. 12, 2004, file photo shows radio talk-show host Ed Schultz in Fargo, N.D. Schulz, whose career took him from quarterbacking at a Minnesota college to national radio and television, died Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Washington, D.C. He was 64. (AP Photo/Dave Samson, File)
July 05, 2018 - 3:35 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Broadcasting personality Ed Schultz, whose career took him from quarterbacking at a Minnesota college to national radio and television, has died. He was 64. His son, David Schultz, tells The Associated Press that his father died of natural causes Thursday morning in Washington, D...
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FILE - In this Feb.14, 2013 file photo, French film director Claude Lanzmann holds the Honorary Golden Bear at the 63rd edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Lanzmann, director of the epic movie 'Shoah,' has died at age 92 his publisher said Thursday, July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, File)
July 05, 2018 - 9:47 am
PARIS (AP) — French director Claude Lanzmann, whose 9½-hour masterpiece "Shoah" bore unflinching witness to the Holocaust through the testimonies of Jewish victims, German executioners and Polish bystanders, has died at the age of 92. Gallimard, the publishing house for Lanzmann's autobiography,...
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FILE- This Sept. 20, 2010 photo show Associated Press photographer Alan Diaz in Miami. Diaz, whose photo of a terrified 6-year-old Cuban boy named Elian Gonzalez earned him the Pulitzer Prize, died Tuesday, July 3, 2018, his daughter Aillette Rodriguez-Diaz said. He was 71. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 03, 2018 - 9:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Retired Associated Press photojournalist Alan Diaz , whose photo of a terrified 6-year-old Cuban boy named Elian Gonzalez earned him the Pulitzer Prize, has died. He was 71. Diaz's daughter, Aillette Rodriguez-Diaz, confirmed that he died Tuesday. The cause of death wasn't immediately...
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July 02, 2018 - 7:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackson family patriarch Joseph Jackson has been buried in the same Southern California cemetery as his late son Michael. A source close to the family who is not authorized to speak publicly said Joe Jackson was laid to rest Monday in a private ceremony at Forest Lawn Memorial...
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