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  • PASSINGS: Miriam Seegar Whelan, Glenn R. Watson, Catherine 'Kay' Kerr, Edward P. Evans

    PASSINGS: Miriam Seegar Whelan, Glenn R. Watson, Catherine 'Kay' Kerr, Edward P. Evans
    Miriam Seegar Whelan Actress became an interior designer Miriam Seegar Whelan, 103, an actress from the early days of talking films who was married to director Tim Whelan, died Sunday of age-related causes at her home in Pasadena, said her daughter-in-...
  • Alfred E. Kahn dies at 93; promoted airline deregulation

    Alfred E. Kahn dies at 93; promoted airline deregulation
    Alfred E. Kahn, who presided over the historic deregulation of the U.S. airline industry during President Carter's administration, paving the way for JetBlue and other low-cost carriers, died Monday. He was 93. Kahn, an economics professor at Cornell...
  • Barry Zorthian dies at 90; U.S. diplomat and press spokesman in Vietnam War

    Barry Zorthian dies at 90; U.S. diplomat and press spokesman in Vietnam War
    Barry Zorthian, a U.S. diplomat who left his mark on U.S. policy in Vietnam as a forthright and often combative press spokesman in the early years of the Vietnam War, has died. He was 90. Zorthian died Thursday in a Washington, D.C., hospital, his son...
  • PASSINGS: Elisa Rishwain, Rhonda Copelon, Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, Rollin 'Molly' Sanders, Norman Hand

    PASSINGS: Elisa Rishwain, Rhonda Copelon, Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, Rollin 'Molly' Sanders, Norman Hand
    Elisa Rishwain Luxury shoe designer Elisa Rishwain, 65, who designed luxury shoes under the Elisa Ferare nameplate, died April 25 at her home in Los Angeles after a three-year battle with cancer, her son Brian said. Born in Stockton on Oct. 28, 1944,...
  • George Hickenlooper dies at 47; Emmy-winning director

    George Hickenlooper dies at 47; Emmy-winning director
    Director George Hickenlooper, who won an Emmy Award for the documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse," has died. He was 47. Hickenlooper was found dead Saturday morning, Denver police told the Associated Press. Denver Mayor John...
  • Samuel P. King dies at 94; longtime federal judge in Hawaii

    Samuel P. King dies at 94; longtime federal judge in Hawaii
    Samuel P. King, a federal judge who co-wrote an essay that led to major reform of one of the nation's richest charities, an educational trust founded by the estate of a Hawaiian princess, has died. He was 94. King died Dec. 7 in a Honolulu hospital...
  • PASSINGS: Barbara L. Packer

    PASSINGS: Barbara L. Packer
    Barbara L. Packer, 63, a retired UCLA English professor who specialized in 19th century American literature and was recognized as an authority on Ralph Waldo Emerson, died Dec. 16 at her Los Angeles home, according to the university's English department....
  • Robert Ingersoll dies at 96; ambassador to Japan, industrialist

    Robert Ingersoll dies at 96; ambassador to Japan, industrialist
    Robert S. Ingersoll, a Chicago industrialist who exchanged his business career for one as a diplomat, serving as U.S. ambassador to Japan and deputy secretary of State in the 1970s, has died. He was 96. Ingersoll died Sunday at a retirement home in...
  • David Zelag Goodman dies at 81; Oscar-nominated screenwriter

    David Zelag Goodman dies at 81; Oscar-nominated screenwriter
    David Zelag Goodman, a screenwriter best known for such 1970s films as the controversial psychological thriller "Straw Dogs" and "Lovers and Other Strangers," a comedy that earned him an Oscar nomination, has died. He was 81. Goodman died Monday at an...
  • PASSINGS: Prescott S. Bush Jr., Deborah Jo White, Vince O'Brien

    PASSINGS: Prescott S. Bush Jr., Deborah Jo White, Vince O'Brien
    Prescott S. Bush Jr. President George H.W. Bush's brother Prescott S. Bush Jr., 87, the brother of one U.S. president and another's uncle, died Wednesday in Hingham, Mass., after a long illness, according to his family. A retired insurance executive,...
  • PASSINGS: Thomas W. Ludlow Ashley, Basil Myron Schott

    Thomas W. Ludlow Ashley Ohio congressman fought poverty Thomas W. Ludlow Ashley, 87, a former Ohio congressman who spent 26 years in Washington and was a strong advocate for public housing, died Tuesday of melanoma at his home in Leland, Mich. A...