| Jul 4, 2012
Ben Davidson, an iconic face of the 1960s-era Oakland Raiders and later a popular fixture in Miller Lite TV commercials, has died. He was 72.
Davidson, who had been receiving treatment for prostate cancer, died Monday night, former Raiders coach John...
| Jul 18, 2012
William Raspberry, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post and one of the most widely read black journalists of his generation, has died. He was 76.
Raspberry, who had prostate cancer, died Tuesday at his home in Washington, D.C.,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Cancer lends itself to the realms of myth.
Siddhartha Mukherjee gave the disease some regal treatment in the title of his prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies," but cancer's no emperor. It's a beast.
Where actual mythological monsters are...
| Apr 20, 2012
Jeffrey Chandler, an influential member of the family that built the Los Angeles Times and the last person with the Chandler name to play a significant role in the newspaper's ownership, has died. He was 70.
Chandler, who had been a radio station owner...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jerome Oxman, who started a mail-order business in the early 1960s that grew into a sprawling Santa Fe Springs outlet that became both a military surplus store and a military museum, has died. He was 97.
Oxman died of prostate cancer Feb. 22 at his...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy, who oversaw the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in Indiana for 24 years during a time of church closings, a national sex-abuse scandal and some run-ins with University of Notre Dame leaders, died Sunday of cancer at his...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89.
Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...
| Dec 11, 2012
Charles Rosen, the renowned pianist and prolific writer whose award-winning book "The Classical Style" has been read by music students around the world, has died. He was 85.
The New York-born musician had been suffering from cancer and died Sunday...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Huell Howser seemed an unlikely candidate to become a television star — a big, grinning ex-Marine with a molasses-smooth Tennessee drawl and an eye for stories that others would pass by, such as the Bunny Museum in Pasadena and the rendering of...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Menfolk around the world are growing out their facial hair this month to raise awareness for prostate cancer efforts – a hirsute affair known as Movember.
This is fantastic news for men’s health advocates, some of whom participate in a...
| Oct 3, 2012
Motown's Frank Wilson wrote and produced hit records for such big names as the Supremes and the Temptations, but he was best known for a single recorded in Los Angeles that featured his own voice — and was never released.
Copies of his "Do I Love...