As I reported, Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice N. Patrick Crooks passed away in chambers in September, on the same day that Scott Walker's presidential bid was pronounced DOA. Walker gave a deadline of October 2 for applicants to ask...Show More Summary
By Gabriel F.Cordero Sad to report that former WBA super bantamweight world champion Ricardo Cardona passed away last Sunday at the age of 63 after a battle with cancer in Barranquilla, Colombia. Cardona was one of the Colombia’s first world … Continue reading ? The post Former world champ Ricardo Cardona passes appeared first on Boxing News.
Seriously, what the hell? DeAngelo Williams died his hair pink last season to honor his mother, Sandra, who passed away from breast cancer in 2010. Williams wrote about why the color pink was important to him in a story for MMQB, and...Show More Summary
9/11 has taken yet another heroic soul 14 years and one month after the day of the attacks. The sad news reported by the New York Post on October 12, stated that on October 11 Retired Detective Ronald Richards passed away from a 9/11 related illness. Show More Summary
As many readers no doubt have heard, Jerry Parr, the U.S. Secret Service agent who helped save Ronald Reagan from an assassin’s bullets, passed away last Friday, at age 85, from congestive heart failure. As the head of the Presidential Protective Detail, Parr was at Reagan’s elbow when John Hinckley, Jr. Show More Summary
Chantal Akerman passed away this past Monday at the age of 65. Her death flew under the radar of the mainstream media, and did not... [Continue Reading]
Longtime keyboardist passed away from bone cancer.
Carey Lander, the keyboardist for Scottish indie-pop band Camera Obscura, passed away this morning after battling osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer, since 2011. She was 33. Lander joined Camera Obscura in 2002 following the departure of previous keyboardist Lindsay Boyd, and she contributed organ, piano, and backing vocals to every album since 2003’s […]
Joshua Barnett died at the age of 2-years-old when he fell into a garden pond at the back of his and drowned. The toddler passed away on March 17 2014 after attempts by medical officers to revive the unconscious boy were unsuccessful. Show More Summary
From Camera Obscura: It is with the greatest sadness, that we must share the news that Carey passed away peacefully this morning after her illness with cancer. We have lost our friend and band mate, and our deepest sympathy goes outShow More Summary
Camera Obscura's Carey Lander had been fighting cancer, and she sadly passed away earlier today. The band posted:It is with the greatest sadness, that we must share the news that Carey passed away peacefully this morning after her illness...
The Stooges/Violent Femmes saxophone player Steve Mackay has passed away at age 66 after a battle with sepsis. Iggy Pop shared the following statement:Steve was a classic '60s American guy, full of generosity and love for anyone he met....
Former Lebanese Minister and MP Elias Joseph Skaff passed away on Saturday after a long battle with illness. He was 67. Skaff was first elected an MP in the eastern Bekaa Valley in 1992 following the death of his father ex-Minister Joseph Skaff and later in 1996. He was reelected for the eastern city of […]
Parr passed away "surrounded by loved ones" near his home in Washington, D.C. on Friday, according to a statement posted on his website. Parr became one of the most famous Secret Service agents in history when he pushed Reagan to safety after a young gunman, John Hinckley Jr., opened fire on the president outside a hotel in Washington on March 30, 1981.
There is a game that many of us play when hearing that someone of roughly the same age has passed away. We search for a reason to distinguish the individual from ourselves: "He drank too much." "She was always very tense." "His father...Show More Summary
Gene Allen, a former president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, passed away on Wednesday (October 7) at his home in Newport Beach, Calif. The art designer passed away from natural causes and was 97-years-old. Gene additionally served as the executive director of the Art Directors Guild and won an Oscar for [...]
When Saturday Night Live’s former head writer Michael O’Donoghue passed away in 1994, New York’s comedy’s finest gathered for an eerie, moving, hysterical tribute.
So sad. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced on Friday that its former president, Gene Allen, has passed away at 97 years old. He died of natural causes on Wednesday at his home in Newport Beach, California. Gene had served as the leader of the Academy for three terms in the 1980s. But far before [...]
The Three 6 Mafia family has suffered a devasting lost today (Oct. 9). Koopsta Knicca, one of the founding members of the Memphis rap group, has passed away from a stroke. He was 40 years old. Continue reading…
This is just awful. On Friday, Three 6 Mafia rapper Koopsta Knicca — whose real name was Robert Phillips — sadly passed away in a Memphis hospital. The group's rep, Dove Clark, says the 40-year-old died following complications from a stroke that he had on Sunday. Related: Sopranos Star Frank Albanese Dead At 84 DJ Paul, another member of [...]