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  • Maria Cole dies at 89; singer was widow of Nat King Cole

    Maria Cole dies at 89; singer was widow of Nat King Cole
    Maria Cole, the widow of music legend Nat King Cole and the mother of singer Natalie Cole whose own singing career included a stint as vocalist for Duke Ellington's orchestra in the mid-1940s, has died. She was 89. Cole died Tuesday at a hospice in...
  • Cecilia Preciado Burciaga dies at 67; longtime Stanford administrator

    Cecilia Preciado Burciaga dies at 67; longtime Stanford administrator
    As one of the first high-ranking Latina administrators at a top American private university, Cecilia Preciado Burciaga inspired and mentored hundreds of Chicano and Latino students and faculty members during 20 years at Stanford University. She taught...
  • Reg Presley dies at 71; sang Troggs' 'Wild Thing'

    Reg Presley dies at 71; sang Troggs' 'Wild Thing'
    The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage-rock classic more than 45 years after its 1966 release made the British group and lead singer Reg Presley international stars....
  • Digby Wolfe dies at 82; co-creator of 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In'

    Digby Wolfe dies at 82; co-creator of 'Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In'
    Digby Wolfe, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who helped producer George Schlatter develop "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," a landmark TV series that became an overnight sensation in the late 1960s, has died. He was 82. Wolfe, who later became a professor...
  • Keiji Nakazawa dies at 73; Japanese artist of comic 'Barefoot Gen'

    Keiji Nakazawa dies at 73; Japanese artist of comic 'Barefoot Gen'
    Images of a city smoldering and a river clogged with pale, radioactive cadavers never left Keiji Nakazawa's mind. The Japanese manga, or comic-book, artist used those images and other memories of surviving the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, to create...
  • Duy Quang dies at 61; renowned Vietnamese singer

    Duy Quang dies at 61; renowned Vietnamese singer
    The eldest sibling in Vietnam's most enduring singing family, Duy Quang was known for holding audiences enthralled as he boomed out the ballads of yesteryear, many penned by his father, Pham Duy, who knew how to tug at a listener's heart with songs...
  • Frances Hashimoto dies at 69; Little Tokyo leader, mochi ice cream creator

    Frances Hashimoto dies at 69; Little Tokyo leader, mochi ice cream creator
    Frances Hashimoto, one of Little Tokyo's most influential business leaders who fought to preserve the neighborhood's Japanese cultural traditions and who invented the popular fusion dessert known as mochi ice cream, died of lung cancer Sunday at her...
  • Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning journalist

    Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning journalist
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer, whose narrative nonfiction spanned presidential politics and the game of baseball, has died. He was 62. Cramer died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore of complications from lung cancer,...
  • Gary Squier dies at 61; L.A.'s first housing director

    Gary Squier dies at 61; L.A.'s first housing director
    Gary Squier, who became the first housing director for the city of Los Angeles in 1990 and faced a formidable housing challenge in the aftermath of the Northridge earthquake, died Dec. 4 at his Santa Monica home. He was 61. The cause was lung cancer,...
  • PASSINGS: Doris Betts, Norman Fruman, Stanley R. Resor, Greg Ham, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moeller

    PASSINGS: Doris Betts, Norman Fruman, Stanley R. Resor, Greg Ham, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moeller
    Doris Betts Southern author of short stories, novels Doris Betts, 79, a novelist and writing teacher best known for short stories and novels that evoke the geography and mores of the South, died of lung cancer Saturday at her home in Pittsboro, N.C.,...
  • Victor Carranza dies at 77; 'Emerald King' of Colombia

    Victor Carranza dies at 77; 'Emerald King' of Colombia
    Victor Carranza, known as the "Emerald King" of Colombia, who built a near monopoly in trade in the precious gems and survived at least two assassination attempts along the way, died of lung cancer Thursday at a Bogota hospital. He was 77. Officials...