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CSUDH Physicist Kenneth Ganezer, 65, Dead from Vascular Dementia in Los Angeles

Professor Kenneth Ganezer died Thursday of complications from Vascular Dementia. He was just 65. He was a kind and gentle man and teacher, who will be missed by his many friends and students. Ken was...

 

Burt Reynolds Dies of Cardiac Arrest at 82. Star of Smokey & the Bandit, Deliverance, etc.

Actor Burt Reynolds has died of cardiac arrest at a Florida hospital on September 6, 2018. He had been suffering from heart problems for a number of years. "Burt Reynolds was one of my heroes. He was...

 

Aretha Franklin Dies From Pancreatic Cancer, in Detroit at 76

Aretha Franklin has died of cancer in hospice at 76 years of age. The "Queen of Soul" was surrounded by family and friends as she passed quietly. She will be memorialized at a service on Friday....

 

Sports Writer Mitch Chortkoff, 78 Dies in Hospice. Memorial Services Monday

Update: Services will be held on Monday July 23, 2:00 pm at Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - Mount Sinai Chapel, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles Sportswriter Mitch Chortkoff died Wednesday in...

 

Art Hoffman Contributed to the Local Track and Field Scene for Decades

Obituaries: Art Hoffman Art Hoffman, an LA sports icon, died July 9, 2018 at the age of 92. He helped many years on track meets, as an announcer and as an organizer. He was a great friend to many in...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Obituaries    August 8, 2017

Garry Marshall, Director of Flamingo Kid, Beaches and Pretty Woman & other films

It has been just little over a year now since the passing of Garry Marshall. Garry was born in New York City on November 13th 1934 and passed away in Los Angeles, California on July 19th 2016. During...

 
 By Zane    Obituaries    May 10, 2017

Ice Cream King T. Gary Rogers Dies in Oakland. CEO of Dreyers, Safeway, Levis

The Rogers family announced the passing of T. Gary Rogers. He was the chairman and CEO of Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream for 30 years as well as the chairman of Safeway Inc., the Federal Reserve Bank of...

 

Author Peggy Clifford Dies at 87 at UCLA Hospital in Santa Monica in March, 2017

Peggy Clifford died on March 1, 2017, of congestive heart failure at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center. The nationally known author of "To Aspen and Back" was 87. She had a hand in founding the Mirror...

 

FoxNews Alan Colmes' Dies of Lymphoma at 66 years of age. Liberal Commentator

Alan Samuel Colmes, 66, has died of cancer. He was an American radio and television host, liberal political commentator for the Fox News Channel, and blogger. Colmes died at a Manhattan medical...

 

Beach Boys' Mike Love says Coach Kampmann Inspired "Be True to Your School."

Update: Coach Kampmann's Memorial is set for Feb. 4, 2017 at 11 am at University High School's Stivelman Theater. Mike Love, lead singer of the Beach Boys, ran for Coach Richard Kampmann at Dorsey...

 

Beloved Actress Mary Tyler Moore Passes at age 80

One of the most beloved actresses of the 20th c. died on Wednesday at age 80, reports her longtime representative Mara Buxbaum. Moore is best remembered for her ground-breaking TV series The Mary...

 

Coach Richard Kampmann Dies at Age 92; UniHi and Pepperdine Will Miss Him.

Update: Coach Kampmann's Memorial is set for Feb. 4, 2017 at 11 am at University High School's Stivelman Theater. 2/23, 2 pm PST: With deep sadness, this message is to inform you that Coach Dick...

 

Wayne Barrett, America's top investigative Trump biographer, Dies at 71

"We are detectives for the people," esteemed journalist Wayne Barrett replied, when asked by his son's elementary class, what a muckraking reporter does. For over five decades Barrett reigned as the...

 

Survivor Dan Kay's Sudden Death at 40: Fan Speculation Centers on Suicide

Dan Kay, a former contestant on Survivor: Gabon, died unexpectedly on Dec. 31. He was 40. Kay resided in New Hampshire, said his obituary. His funeral will be held there, in Hillsborough County....

 

Red Solo Cup Developer Robert Hulseman Dies at 84

Former Solo Cup Co. President and Chief Executive Robert Hulseman has died at the age of 84. Hulseman passed away at his home in Northfield, Illinois on December 21. The cause of death has not been re...

 

Debbie Reynolds Dies One Day After Her Daughter, Carrie Fisher

On December 28, 2016, one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, Reynolds was hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, in fair-to-serious condition after suffering a strok...

 

Fans Sense a Great Disturbance In The Force, as Carrie Fisher Dies

Carrie Fisher has died at UCLA Hospital's Ronald Reagan Medical Center, at 8:55 am PST Tuesday. She was 60 years old. Fans, who remembered her mostly for her role as Princess Leia, shared their...

 

Mercury Seven Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95 in Columbus, Ohio

John Herschel Glenn Jr., 95 has died, reports the Washington Post. Cause of death was not immediately disclosed, but was rumored to be cancer. Glenn was an American aviator, engineer, astronaut, and...

 

David Cline of Santa Monica Among 33 Confirmed Dead in Oakland Fire

The Ghost Ship fire in Oakland killed at least 33 people, including David Cline of Santa Monica. He was apparently moved to Berkeley and studied there. His name was released along with the names of...

 

Florence Henderson Dies Thanksgiving Day at age 82

Florence Henderson, one of America's most beloved television moms, has died with heart failure at age 82. Her manager, Kayla Pressman, says Henderson had not been sick, and her death came as a great...

 

Fidel Castro, 90, Cemented the Revolution in Cuba, But Failed to Spread It to Latin America

Cuban revolutionary and dictator Fidel Castro has died, said his brother Raul in a statement read on Cuban State TV. Raul, 87, succeeded his brother years ago as the country's leader. Born in Birán...

 

Bill Bauer Has Passed. Now, Who in Santa Monica Will Tell Us The Truth?

Dear friends: My friend and champion of the people, Bill Bauer, has passed. Our city will not be the same without him. I know I will miss him dearly. He was one of a kind. Bill knew our City and...

 

Tom Hayden, Former Radical and Father of Santa Monica Rent Control, Dies at 76

If you've spent the last 40 years living in a rent controlled apartment in Santa Monica, you can thank Tom Hayden for it. He wrote the City's rent control charter amendment, enacted by the voters in 1...

 
 By RAND    Obituaries    October 26, 2016

Charles Wolf Dies at 92; Founding Dean of RAND's Graduate School Pioneered Modern Policy Analysis

A10563 RAND NR Masthead_V2 CS5 Contact: Warren Robak [email protected] 310.451.6913 OFFICE OF Charles Wolf Jr., a leading economist and founding dean of what is now the Pardee RAND Graduate School who...

 

Ax Men Reality TV Star Gabe Rygaard Dies in Washington State Car Crash

Gabe Rygaard, star of the canceled History Channel reality TV series Ax Men and one-time candidate for Clallam County commissioner in Washington state, died on 16 September 2016 in a three-vehicle...

 

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