Ron Leibman, 82: An actor who appeared in movies, theater and television in a career that spanned six decades and won a Tony award for Tony Kushner's iconic play “Ängels in America.” Died Friday after an illness.
BOSTON — Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.
Piero Terracina, 91: A survivor described as the last survivor among the Roman Jews who were deported from the Italian capital to Nazi death camps during World War II. Died on Sunday, Rome’s Jewish Community said.
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.