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  • PASSINGS: Roger Gimbel, John Cossette, W. Barclay Kamb

    PASSINGS: Roger Gimbel, John Cossette, W. Barclay Kamb
    Roger Gimbel Producer of made-for-TV movies Roger Gimbel, 86, an Emmy Award-winning television producer who specialized in made-for-TV movies and was known for his high-quality productions that often dealt with serious subject matter, died of...
  • Ira Michael Heyman dies at 81; led UC Berkeley, Smithsonian

    Ira Michael Heyman dies at 81; led UC Berkeley, Smithsonian
    Ira Michael Heyman, a champion of affirmative action who led UC Berkeley as its chancellor during the 1980s and later became the first non-scientist to lead the Smithsonian Institution, has died. He was 81. Heyman died at his Berkeley home Saturday after...
  • Edmund S. Morgan dies at 97; scholar on early America

    Edmund S. Morgan dies at 97; scholar on early America
    Edmund S. Morgan, a leading scholar of the Colonial era who helped reinvigorate the reputations of the founding fathers, probed the country's racial and religious origins and, in his 80s, wrote a bestselling biography of Benjamin Franklin, has died in...
  • Donald C. Alexander dies at 87; former IRS chief who battled Nixon administration

    Donald C. Alexander, the Internal Revenue Service commissioner who successfully fought the Nixon administration's attempts to use tax audits and investigations to punish its political enemies, died of cancer Tuesday at his home in Washington, D.C. He...
  • Hillary Waugh, prolific mystery writer, dies at 88

    Hillary Waugh, a novelist whose prolific career introduced generations of mystery readers to small-town intrigue and police techniques rooted in real investigations, has died. He was 88. Waugh's son, Lawrence, confirmed his death Saturday, saying it...
  • Coosje van Bruggen dies at 66; art historian made sculptures with husband Claes Oldenburg

    Coosje van Bruggen dies at 66; art historian made sculptures with husband Claes Oldenburg
    Coosje van Bruggen -- an art historian, writer and curator whose professional partnership with her husband, artist Claes Oldenburg, turned ordinary objects into startling monuments around the world -- died Saturday at her Los Angeles residence. She was 66...
  • PASSINGS

    Eric Scoggins Former USC linebacker Eric Scoggins, 49, an outside linebacker who helped USC beat Alabama in the teams' big 1978 matchup, died of Lou Gehrig's disease Saturday in Tracy, Calif., USC announced Tuesday. Scoggins played three games for...
  • Edward Shanbrom dies at 87; hematologist developed blood-cleaning process

    Edward Shanbrom dies at 87; hematologist developed blood-cleaning process
    As pioneering hematologist Dr. Edward Shanbrom looked for simple solutions to complex problems, his home was often his laboratory and common household items his scientific ally. When he needed a filter to test a concept, one made for coffee would do just...
  • Anne Tyng dies at 91; architect collaborated with Louis Kahn

    Anne Tyng dies at 91; architect collaborated with Louis Kahn
    Anne Tyng, a pioneering female architect whose ideas about geometry influenced Louis Kahn's modernist buildings and who later had a child with him, has died. She was 91. Tyng died Dec. 27 in Greenbrae, Calif., where she lived, said her daughter,...
  • Henry S. Ruth Jr. dies at 80; Watergate special prosecutor

    Henry S. Ruth Jr. dies at 80; Watergate special prosecutor
    Henry S. Ruth Jr., who served a year as Watergate special prosecutor after Archibald Cox was fired and Leon Jaworski resigned, died in Tucson on March 16 after a stroke, his wife, Deborah Mathieu, said. He was 80. Ruth investigated organized crime for...
  • Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case

    Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case
    Leonard Weinglass, a crusading lawyer who championed radical and liberal causes and clients in some of the most controversial trials of the 1960s and '70s, including the Chicago 7 and Pentagon Papers cases, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 77. The...