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Angel Garcia (2013)
The Associated PressCOLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A demolition worker has died of injuries received when he fell four stories from Texas A&M's under-renovation football stadium.A university statement says Angel Garcia was working for Lindamood Demolition when the accident happened about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the north end of Kyle Field. The 25-year-old worker died a short time later at St....
Judy Rodgers (2013)
The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Judy Rodgers, the award-winning chef-owner of San Francisco's Zuni Cafe, has died. She was 57.Gilbert Pilgram, her business partner and longtime friend, said Rodgers died Monday after succumbing to cancer of the appendix.The James Beard Foundation named the Zuni Cafe 2003's Outstanding Restaurant in America.Rodgers won Beard's Outstanding Chef award a...
Ye Htut (2013)
AYE AYE WIN, The Associated PressYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Ye Htut, the last member of the "Thirty Comrades," the group that spearheaded Myanmar's struggle against British colonial rule, has died. He was 91.Ye Htut died from health problems related to old age at a hospital in the main city of Yangon on Wednesday, family members said.The Thirty Comrades were led by Gen. Aung San, father of...
Sylvia Browne, 77 (1936 - 2013)
CHANNING JOSEPH, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sylvia Browne once said she was just 3 when she discovered she could look into the future and know what was coming. For the next 74 years, Browne claimed to do just that, predicting who would win elections, which celebrities would be getting married, splitting up or having babies, and whether people who had disappeared were alive...
Diane Disney Miller, 79 (1933 - 2013)
The Associated Press NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney's daughter and one of his inspirations for building the Disneyland theme park, has died at her Northern California home. She was 79. Her death Tuesday in Napa was confirmed by The Walt Disney Co. The cause was complications from a fall, said Andi Wang, spokeswoman for the Walt Disney Family Museum. "As the...
Jay Cochrane (2013)
The Associated PressTORONTO (AP) — Canadian tightrope walker Jay Cochrane, who set two world records including one in 1972 for walking back and forth 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) above the Canadian...
George Thomas Thornton (2013)
JEFF BARNARD, The Associated PressGRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon highway engineer who blew up a dead beached whale with a half-ton of dynamite in 1970 has died at the age of 84.George Thomas...
Jovanka Broz, 88 (1924 - 2013)
JOVANA GEC, The Associated PressBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Jovanka Broz, who was married to Yugoslavia's dictator, Josip Broz Tito, for nearly 30 years but lived in isolation as the federation he had...
William Niehous (2013)
The Associated PressTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former businessman from Ohio who was kidnapped in 1976 and rescued three years later in a Venezuelan jungle has died at age 82.A funeral home outside...
Cary Booker (2013)
The Associated PressNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is canceling Senate campaign events because of his father's death.Booker's Senate campaign says in a statement that Cary...
Marcella Hazan (1923 - 2013)
TAMARA LUSH, The Associated Press LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (AP) — Marcella Hazan, the Italian-born cookbook author who taught generations of Americans how to create simple, fresh Italian food, died...
Mark T. Urban (2013)
KEITH RIDLER, The Associated PressBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Bureau of Land Management smokejumper has died in a parachuting accident while training, officials at the National Interagency Fire Center in...
Michael Moses Ward (1972 - 2013)
MICHAEL RUBINKAM, The Associated PressMichael Moses Ward, one of two survivors of the 1985 bombing of the militant group MOVE in a Philadelphia neighborhood and the only child to make it out alive,...
Ronald Coase, 102 (1910 - 2013)
CARLA K. JOHNSON, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Nobel Prize winner Ronald Coase, a pioneer in applying economic theory to the law, has died at age 102. The former University of Chicago...
Jessie Lopez De La Cruz (2013)
The Associated PressFRESNO, California (AP) — Jessie Lopez De La Cruz, a longtime leader in the national farmworker movement, has died. She was 93.The United Farmworkers of America says De La Cruz...
C. Gordon Fullerton, 76 (1936 - 2013)
The Associated PressLANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — C. Gordon Fullerton, a former astronaut who flew on two space shuttle missions and had an extensive career as a research and test pilot for NASA and the...
Charles Pollock (1930 - 2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Furniture designer Charles Pollock, who created a chair that became ubiquitous in offices in the mid-20th century and is still in production, died Tuesday in a...
Prince Johan Frisco, 44 (1968 - 2013)
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch mourned the death of Prince Friso on Tuesday by placing flowers outside the royal palace, a discreet show of sorrow fitting for a man who avoided publicity and...
Kirk E. Breed (2013)
The Associated PressSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kirk E. Breed, the executive director of the California Horse Racing Board and a former lobbyist in Sacramento specializing in horse racing issues, has...
Anatoly Rakhlin (2013)
The Associated PressMOSCOW (AP) — St. Petersburg's Judo Federation says that Anatoly Rakhlin, President Vladimir Putin's first judo coach, has died. He was 75.Rakhlin died Wednesday in St....
Stan Lynde, 81 (1931 - 2013)
The Associated PressHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Western cartoonist and author Stan Lynde, creator of the nationally syndicated "Rick O'Shay" comic strip, has died of cancer in Montana. He was 81.His "Rick...
Logan Stevenson, 2 (2010 - 2013)
JOE MANDAK, The Associated PressPITTSBURGH (AP) — A terminally ill 2-year-old western Pennsylvania boy who served as his parents' best man at their wedding last weekend has died, according to his...
Lillian Bonner Sutson (2013)
The Associated PressBOSTON (AP) — Lillian Bonner Sutson, a little-known civil rights activist whose attempts to register as a voter in South Carolina set a precedent in the fight against...
David "Kidd" Kraddick, 53 (1959 - 2013)
The Associated Press, The Associated Press David "Kidd" Kraddick, the high-octane radio and TV host of the "Kidd Kraddick in the Morning" show heard on dozens of U.S. radio stations, has died at a...
Barnaby Jack (2013)
SUDHIN THANAWALA, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A prominent hacker who discovered a way to have automatic teller machines spit out cash and was set to deliver a talk about hacking...
Virginia Johnson, 88 (1925 - 2013)
JIM SALTER, The Associated PressST. LOUIS (AP) — In an era when even talking about sex was virtually taboo, Virginia Johnson had a way of putting research subjects at ease, persuading them to...
Andrea Antonelli (2013)
The Associated PressMOSCOW (AP) — Race organizers say an Italian rider has died in a crash at the World Supersport race.Kawasaki Go Eleven rider Andrea Antonelli died Sunday after losing control of...
Amber Marie Bently (2013)
SANDRA CHEREB, The Associated PressGARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a San Francisco businesswoman, jewelry designer and socialite whose body was found...
Lindy Heiss (2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Lindy Hess, who ran a rigorous and influential publishing training program at Columbia University that helped many break into the book industry, has died. She...
David McCourt (2013)
The Associated PressNEW LONDON, Connecticut (AP) — A U.S. man who lost his wife and their 4-year-old daughter in the Sept. 11,2001, terrorist attacks and went on to set up a program to teach...