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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, the independent-minded jurist whose bright bow ties and courteous manner symbolized an old-fashioned style of integrity, died Tuesday after suffering a stroke a day earlier.
South African musician Johnny Clegg championed human rights in music that blended African tradition and Western rock for more than 40 years
William Dannemeyer, a former Orange County congressman who spent much of his career fighting gay rights and helped cement Orange County’s reputation as a bastion of right-wing conservatism, has died at his home in Thousand Palms.
Rose Greene, a petite but mighty LGBTQ advocate who oversaw the creation and launch of one of the country’s largest HIV/AIDS fundraising events — a 545-mile bike ride along the coast of California that became a national model and a lasting symbol of unity, has died.
Jerry Lawson, who for four decades was the lead singer of the eclectic cult-favorite a cappella group the Persuasions, has died in hospice care in Phoenix.
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