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  • Archie Green dies at 91; folklorist studied lives of working people

    Archie Green dies at 91; folklorist studied lives of working people
    Archie Green liked to tell people he had two educations -- one on San Francisco's waterfront, the other in the university. But the former shipwright and carpenter didn't just trade his blue collar for a white one. He merged the two identities and...
  • Vytautas Cekanauskas dies at 80; honorary consul general of Lithuania in Los Angeles

    Vytautas Cekanauskas dies at 80; honorary consul general of Lithuania in Los Angeles
    Vytautas Cekanauskas, a former Hughes Aircraft electrical engineer who served as honorary consul general of Lithuania in Los Angeles for more than 30 years, has died. He was 80. Cekanauskas died of cancer Nov. 30 at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center...
  • Johnny 'Red' Kerr, Former Bulls broadcaster

    Johnny "Red" Kerr, 76, the former Chicago Bulls coach who spent more than three decades as a broadcaster for the NBA team, died of prostate cancer Thursday at his home in Chicago, Bulls spokesman Tim Hallam said. Kerr’s death is a double blow for...
  • Singer-songwriter helped define soft rock

    Singer-songwriter helped define soft rock
    Dan Fogelberg, the singer-songwriter whose hits "Leader of the Band," "Part of the Plan" and "Same Old Lang Syne" helped define the soft-rock era, died Sunday at his home in Maine after battling prostate cancer. He was 56. His death was posted on his...
  • Edwin Traisman, 91; helped develop Cheez Whiz

    Edwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91. Traisman, a resident of Monona, Wis.,...
  • Emory Elliott dies at 66; scholar and UC Riverside English professor

    Emory Elliott, a UC Riverside professor and leading scholar of American literature who was a pivotal figure in the university's intellectual community, has died. He was 66. Elliott, who was found Tuesday at his Riverside home, died of an apparent heart...
  • Gerald Schoenfeld dies at 84; Shubert chairman ushered shows to Broadway

    Gerald Schoenfeld dies at 84; Shubert chairman ushered shows to Broadway
    Gerald Schoenfeld, the longtime head of the powerful Shubert Organization who helped bring numerous works to Broadway, including "A Chorus Line," "Amadeus" and "Cats," has died. He was 84. Schoenfeld died of a heart attack early Tuesday at his...
  • Milt McAuley, Santa Monica Mountains hiking guru, dies at 89

    Milt McAuley, the patriarch of hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains whose guidebooks and guided hikes greatly popularized the trails that cut through Los Angeles backcountry, has died. He was 89. McAuley, who continued hiking until three years ago,...
  • Frederick Gulden dies at 86; American architect was left behind when Saigon fell

    Frederick Gulden, an architect dubbed "the last American in Vietnam" when stranded in the country for 15 months after the U.S. military withdrew, died of complications from esophageal cancer April 4 at George Washington University Hospital. He was 86...
  • David Herbert Donald dies at 88

    David Herbert Donald, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of the Civil War and American South whose expertise on Abraham Lincoln brought him a wide general audience and reverence from his peers, has died. He was 88. Donald died of heart failure at Beth...
  • Frederick J. Karch dies at 91; Marine Corps general led troops into Vietnam

    Frederick J. Karch, a Marine Corps brigadier general who led the first official ground combat troops into Vietnam, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home in Arlington, Va. He was 91. Karch, a Naval Academy graduate, served in the Marine...