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  • Kurt Chew-Een Lee dies at 88; decorated for bravery in Korean War

    Kurt Chew-Een Lee dies at 88; decorated for bravery in Korean War
    Like many Americans of his generation, Kurt Chew-Een Lee was eager to fight in World War II. He left college at age 18 to enlist in the Marine Corps. Beyond a deeply felt patriotism, Lee had a personal motive: "I wanted to dispel the notion about the...
  • Jim Lange dies at 81; best-known as host of 'The Dating Game'

    Jim Lange dies at 81; best-known as host of 'The Dating Game'
    Jim Lange was the original and best-known host of a television show that has come to be identified with the swinging late 1960s and 1970s: "The Dating Game." "We were really the first reality show," he said in a 2002 Times interview, "paving the way for...
  • Roy Simmons dies at 57; NFL player later came out as gay

    Roy Simmons dies at 57; NFL player later came out as gay
    The ability to disguise is valued in football, as it is essential to fooling an opponent. In a sense, offensive lineman Roy Simmons was better at concealing than most. Simmons hid his homosexuality from his New York Giants and Washington Redskins...
  • Dale Gardner dies at 65; spacewalker on first satellite rescue mission

    Dale Gardner dies at 65; spacewalker on first satellite rescue mission
    Wearing a nitrogen-powered jet pack, Dale Gardner stepped from the space shuttle, alone and untethered, 224 miles above Earth. Armed with a 5-foot probe called a stinger, Gardner drifted toward a wayward satellite, the Westar 6, which was spinning...
  • Richard Daugherty dies at 91; archaeologist studied Makah tribe site

    Richard Daugherty dies at 91; archaeologist studied Makah tribe site
    Tidal erosion caused by a February 1970 winter storm ate away a bank of soil on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, revealing parts of five Native American longhouses. The longhouses near Lake Ozette had been buried suddenly by a mudslide sometime around...
  • Natalie Kotsch dies at 76; International Surfing Museum founder

    Natalie Kotsch dies at 76; International Surfing Museum founder
    After the founder of the International Surfing Museum dipped a toe in the beautiful, blue Pacific, she never bothered to hang the other nine. It was too cold, and the last thing a Canadian farm girl wanted in California was cold. Even so, Natalie...
  • Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro

    Huber Matos Benitez dies at 95; Cuban revolutionary broke with Castro
    Huber Matos Benitez, whose disenchantment with the Cuban Revolution he had helped lead brought him the wrath of Fidel Castro and 20 years in prison, died Thursday in Miami after a heart attack. He was 95. His death was confirmed by his grandson, Huber...
  • Joseph A. Dear dies at 62; CalPERS investment chief

    Joseph A. Dear dies at 62; CalPERS investment chief
    SACRAMENTO — Joseph A. Dear, the chief investment officer who helped guide California's and the country's largest public pension fund out of the Great Recession, has died. He was 62. Dear died Wednesday in Sacramento after battling prostate cancer...
  • Jim Lange dies at 81; the first host of 'The Dating Game'

    Jim Lange dies at 81; the first host of 'The Dating Game'
    Jim Lange, the first host of the popular TV game show "The Dating Game," died Tuesday at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. He was 81. He had a heart attack, his wife, Nancy, said. Though Lange had a long and successful career in radio, he is best...
  • Jim Keysor dies at 86; California assemblyman failed in other bids for elective office

    Jim Keysor dies at 86; California assemblyman failed in other bids for elective office
    Jim Keysor, who spent four terms in the California state Assembly in the 1970s but failed in several other bids for elective office, died Feb. 13 at the Capistrano Beach Care Center. He was 86. Keysor was hospitalized after contracting pneumonia and a...
  • Jack Stephan dies at 96; plumbing company was known for 'Adee do!' ads

    Jack Stephan dies at 96; plumbing company was known for 'Adee do!' ads
    Who knows what danger lurks in your plumbing? If you grew up in Southern California after 1965 and watched any of the major TV channels, it's likely you know the answer: "Adee do!" Those words were drilled into pop-culture posterity by a series of...