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  • PASSINGS: Sheila MacRae, Hank Rieger, Robert Ashley

    PASSINGS: Sheila MacRae, Hank Rieger, Robert Ashley
    Sheila MacRae Actress-singer was on '60s 'Honeymooners' Sheila MacRae, 92, a versatile actress and singer who performed in a popular 1950s nightclub act with her husband, Gordon MacRae, and appeared opposite Jackie Gleason in his late '60s revival...
  • David Koff dies at 74; filmmaker and activist took on L.A.'s Belmont Learning Complex

    David Koff dies at 74; filmmaker and activist took on L.A.'s Belmont Learning Complex
    David Koff, a filmmaker and union activist whose investigation of a campus construction project profoundly changed the Los Angeles school system, has died. He was 74. He committed suicide March 6 in Hastings, N.Y., his family said. Koff was the...
  • James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
  • Murray Weidenbaum dies at 87; economic advisor to Reagan

     Murray Weidenbaum dies at 87; economic advisor to Reagan
    Murray Weidenbaum taught students at Washington University in St. Louis and presidents in the White House that government should get out of the way and let people and businesses work as hard as they can to achieve as much as they can. He preached...
  • Ralph Wilson dies at 95; founder of Buffalo Bills

     Ralph Wilson dies at 95; founder of Buffalo Bills
    Ralph Wilson, who founded the Buffalo Bills with a $25,000 investment in 1959 and turned the team into western New York's defining institution, died Tuesday after years of failing health. He was 95. Wilson was surrounded by his family when he died at...
  • Patrice Wymore Flynn dies at 87; actress, widow of Errol Flynn

    Patrice Wymore Flynn dies at 87; actress, widow of Errol Flynn
    Patrice Wymore Flynn, a film and television actress who appeared opposite Frank Sinatra in the original "Ocean's Eleven" but earned wider notice for her real-life role as the last wife of matinee idol Errol Flynn died Saturday at her home in Portland,...
  • PASSINGS: Dave Brockie, John V. 'Jack' Foley

    PASSINGS: Dave Brockie, John V. 'Jack' Foley
    Dave Brockie Frontman for heavy metal GWAR Dave Brockie, 50, who as "Oderus Urungus" fronted the alien-costumed heavy metal band GWAR during graphic and fake-blood-soaked stage shows for more than three decades, was found dead Sunday evening at his...
  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry
    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • James Rebhorn dies at 65; character actor on stage and screen

    James Rebhorn dies at 65; character actor on stage and screen
    He was a neurosurgeon, a shipping magnate, a pompous headmaster, an autocratic father: He was the self-inflated, often weaselly authority figure whose long, narrow, aristocratic face was as well-known in films and television as his name was obscure....
  • Patrick J. McGovern dies at 76; founder of International Data Group

    Patrick J. McGovern, who became a billionaire as founder and majority owner of Boston-based technology publisher International Data Group, has died. He was 76. McGovern, a resident of Hollis, N.H., died Wednesday at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, the...
  • Adolfo Suarez dies at 81; Spain's first democratically elected prime minister

    Adolfo Suarez dies at 81; Spain's first democratically elected prime minister
    Adolfo Suarez, Spain's first democratically elected prime minister after decades of right-wing rule under Gen. Francisco Franco, died Sunday in a Madrid hospital. He was 81. Suarez died of complications from Alzheimer's disease, a family spokesman said....