| Jan 26, 2012
Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on.
"I'll pay for the seats," he...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:58 PM
Richard Dawson, the British actor who went from comedy co-star in the popular TV series "Hogan's Heroes" to his best-known role as the charming host of the TV game show "Family Feud" with his trademark of kissing the female contestants on the lips, has...
| Dec 5, 2011
Character actor was in 'Deliverance'
Bill McKinney, 80, a character actor who carved out a career playing rough-and-tumble villains, most notably the backwoods man who sexually assaults Ned Beatty's character in the 1972 film "Deliverance,...
| Nov 17, 2013
Thanks to attorney John Morgan for sharing his father's story about esophageal cancer and the lack of drugs to help with his pain ("Morgan: Dad's pain led to push for medical pot," Orlando Sentinel, Nov. 10).
My husband is a survivor of the same...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 2:55 PM
John Morgan's dad wouldn't eat. Radiation treatments for his esophageal cancer had burned out Ramon Morgan's throat and deadened his taste buds.
He twisted himself into a fetal position, hallucinating from the pain and drugs he was prescribed and tied...
| Nov 7, 2013
During two decades as the head of the greenhouse at Cantigny Park, Joseph R. Sable created a healthy volunteer program and helped establish a colorful and eclectic Idea Garden, an acre tract aimed at inspiring amateur gardeners.
Mr. Sable also oversaw...
| Oct 27, 2013
Carrie and Steve Bankes met on Halloween night 21 years ago, under circumstances that can fairly be described as less than auspicious.
The setting was a North Side bar. She was dressed as Hillary Rodham Clinton at her most divisive, complete with the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:18 PM
Timber Lake: A celebration of life for Jim Nelson of Timber Lake will be held at 10 a.m. MDT Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at the Timber Lake School Gym with Pastor Bryce Schaffer of New Hope Church of Timber Lake officiating.
Visitation will be Sunday, Oct....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Architect and community activist Ron Hendrickson died at his home in Newport Beach last month after battling esophageal cancer. He was 85.
Hendrickson and his identical twin, Don, were born July 3, 1928, to Harvey and Sophia Hendrickson in Glendale. The...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:16 PM
With an easy smile, an athletic build and a distinctive blond coif, Dan Horyn was considered by some the hippest teacher at Niles North High School.
The 34-year-old English teacher and cross-country running coach whom co-workers said "had it all going...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Not long ago, I wrote about a law in China, home of the one-child limit, requiring the kids to attend to the financial and emotional needs of their parents.
The law was put in place in part to restore China's traditional veneration of ancestors —...