| Dec 4, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Elden Hughes, a crusader for wild places and a leader of the Sierra Club's battles to protect desert wilderness from development and abuse, has died. He was 80.
Hughes, who died of prostate cancer early Sunday at his home in Joshua Tree, Calif., was a...
| Aug 11, 2010
Former Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, who died in a plane crash Monday, was a brusque political patron who dominated Alaska's transformation from wild frontier to modern state until he became entangled in corruption charges.
Stevens was the longest-serving...
| Jul 14, 2010
Republican state senator
Republican state Sen. Dave Cox, 72, who served as minority leader of the Assembly from 2001 to early 2004, died Tuesday at his home in the Sacramento suburb of Fair Oaks. He had prostate cancer.
Cox represented the...
| May 19, 2010
Oswaldo Lopez Arellano
Former president of Honduras
Oswaldo Lopez Arellano, 88, a Honduran strongman who led two military coups and served as president for more than a decade, died of prostate cancer Sunday at a private hospital in the Honduran...
| Feb 8, 2012
Robert A. Citron, an aerospace engineer and intrepid entrepreneur, whose boyhood fantasy of traveling beyond Earth inspired pioneering ventures to commercialize space, died Jan. 31 at his home in Bellevue, Wash. He was 79.
The cause was complications...
| Mar 5, 2012
Impersonator of George W. Bush
Steve Bridges, 48, a comic actor and impersonator who was best known for his mimicry of President George W. Bush and appeared alongside the chief executive at the 2006 White House Correspondents Assn. dinner,...
| Aug 6, 2011
Dr. Max Harry Weil, an influential pioneer of critical-care medicine and the founding president of the Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine in Rancho Mirage, has died. He was 84.
Weil died of prostate cancer July 29 at his home in Rancho Mirage, said...
| Nov 15, 2011
William Aramony, who built the United Way of America into a philanthropic powerhouse before leaving in disgrace and serving six years in prison for fraud, has died. He was 84.
Aramony was the United Way's chief executive from 1970 to 1992. He resigned...
| Jun 20, 2011
Alejandro Stephens, a longtime Los Angeles County union leader who went to prison for misusing funds from a labor nonprofit, died June 13 of complications of prostate cancer. He was 67.
Stephens, who worked for the county for more than three decades...
| Jul 1, 2010
Bill Aucoin, who discovered the rock group Kiss and helped build them into a musical and merchandising juggernaut, died Monday at a hospital in Aventura, Fla., of surgical complications from prostate cancer. He was 66.
Aucoin discovered Kiss in New...
| Aug 17, 2010
Joe L. Brown
General manager reshaped Pirates
Joe L. Brown, 91, the general manager whose shrewd trading and expert rebuilding of the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system resulted in two World Series championships, died Sunday in Albuquerque after an extended...