Gene Saks sadly passed away from pneumonia on Saturday (March 28) in East Hampton, N.Y. According the Deadline, the famed director and actor is survived by his wife Keren, whom he married in 1980. Gene was probably best known for bringing Neil Simon‘s Barefoot in The Park and The Odd Couple to the big screen. [...]
A 79-year-old man whose wife passed away last May is claiming that she is still nagging him about his slippers, and lots of other things, from beyond the grave. While Ted Wiseman from the West Midlands in England admits that he was hen-pecked...Show More Summary
2011 Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer has passed away; see, for example, The New York Times' obituary. Only one of his titles is under review at the complete review : Memories Look at Me.
John Renbourn passed away yesterday at age 70 due to a heart attack. He is probably best known for contributing guitar (and other instruments) to Pentangle, an experimental folk/jazz/rock band that primarily performed traditional folk songs. Show More Summary
Hot Rod Hundley passes away Longtime broadcaster Hot Rod Hundley, the beloved voice of the Utah Jazz from 1974-2009, passed away Friday at his home in Phoenix, Ariz. area surrounded by family. He broadcast many of the most memorable moments in Jazz history, calling 3,051 Jazz games in three-plus decades. “Hot Rod was the voice of [...]
John Renbourn, left, one-fifth of folk-rock greats Pentangle, passed away at age 70. After writing last week's obits for the Soft Machine/Gong's Daevid Allen and Free's bassist Andy Fraser, I'd hoped to get at LEAST a week off from writing about anyone who was cut down by death's unflinching, and recently very busy, scythe. Show More Summary
There is a special place in hell for those to lie about having cancer. For those of us who have had a loved one pass away from the nasty disease,
Photo via IIT/Flickr An influential early modernist, one time director of the Bauhaus, and developer of the International Style, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe would have turned 129 today, had he not passed away in 1969, of course. By way...
The North Carolina Tar Heels may have been eliminated from the 2015 NCAA Tournament on Thursday, but Tar Heels fans still have reason to smile today thanks to Dean Smith. The legendary men’s basketball coach passed away on February 7 at the age of 83. But on Thursday it was revealed that the Dean Smith […]
This is amazing. Legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith, who just passed away in February, put in his will a little gift for anyone who ever played under him… As
SAD NEWS: Assyrian Patriarch Passes Away (AINA).Chicago (AINA) -- The Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, His Holiness Khanania Dinkha IV, died Thursday at 10:04 AM at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Show More Summary
Earlier this month the U.S. military’s oldest living female veteran, Lucy Coffey, passed away at age 108. At the time, 1943 to be exact, it took Coffey three attempts to successfully enlist in the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps. She was one of only about 400,000 women who served in uniform during World War II. Show More Summary
He co-founded Tazo and Stash. The founder of big-time tea company Tazo has passed away: Steven Smith died Monday of liver cancer, reports The New York Times. "What Starbucks did for coffee, craft brewers did for beer and artisanal vintners did for wine, Mr. Show More Summary
This February, the sports world lost a true legend when iconic North Carolina Tar Heels basketball coach Dean Smith passed away at 83 years old. However, his former players are learning today that the bond they shared with their coach is still alive and well. [ Related: Middle School Basketball Players Defend A Bullied Cheerleader During A [...]
Folk legend John Renbourn sadly passed away at his home in Hawick, Scotland, The Guardian reports. He was 70. In addition to releasing a large amount of solo albums from 1965 through 2011, John was a founding member of...
Iconic former North Carolina coach Dean Smith passed away on Feb. 7, closing the book on one of the most remarkable basketball lives the game will ever see. Smith was voted national coach of the year four times, won two national titles,...Show More Summary
We fondly remember Marty Mouse, a member of the C.O. Hall Of Fame who sadly passed away last fall :(. Now there are THREE new Ratties- successors and partners in Marty’s Internashunal Bizness Empire!! Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Marty, McRattersons
As one final thank you to those who played under him, legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith—who passed away in February—has willed each of his former players $200. With that money, Smith wants his former players to "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith." What a cool move by a classy individual. Show More Summary
Between 1961 and 1997, Dean Smith served as the head basketball coach for the University of North Carolina. He coached hundreds of players, including greats like Michael Jordan, James Worthy, and Bob McAdoo, and when he passed away in...Show More Summary
If you want to know a little bit about the type of person and coach Dean Smith was, look no further than his will and trust. Smith, a legendary North Carolina basketball coach who passed away last month at age 83, has willed $200 to each of his former players. Those who played for Smith...Read More