D.C. Fontana, 80: A writer and story editor for the original “Star Trek” television series, wrote the “Star Trek” novel “Vulcan’s Glory” and later a contributor to “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and other related projects
On September 13, 2019, Lorelee Kendall Boone Galvez of Redmond, Oregon, passed away peacefully at home. She was born on July 18, 1929, in Barrington, New Jersey, to James and Irene Boone. This past July she celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends.
Yasuhiro Nakasone, the outspoken Japanese prime minister who raised his nation’s profile on the world stage in the 1980s and worked to soothe relations with the U.S. during trade disputes, has died at the age of 101, public broadcaster NHK reported Friday.
William Doyle Ruckelshaus, 87: A lifelong Republican and first administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency who famously quit his job in the U.S. Justice Department rather than carry out President Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate s…
PORTLAND — Agnes Baker Pilgrim, the oldest member of Oregon’s Takelma tribe and a vocal advocate for clean water and Native American rights, has died. She was 95.
Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes, who helped transform the stodgy reputation of British food, has died at 59 with his wife Jennie by his side, his family said Wednesday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Gahan Wilson, whose humorous and often macabre cartoons were a mainstay in magazines including Playboy, the New Yorker and National Lampoon, died last week. He was 89.
Michael J. Pollard, a scene-stealing character actor who earned an Oscar nomination for the landmark 1967 film “Bonnie and Clyde,” playing a getaway driver even though off-screen he never learned how to drive, died Nov. 20 at a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 80.
NEW YORK — Walter J. Minton, a publishing scion and risk taker with a self-described “nasty streak” who as head of G.P. Putnam’s Sons released works by Norman Mailer and Terry Southern among others and signed up Vladimir Nabokov’s scandalous “Lolita,” has died at age 96.