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Leonard Marsh (1933 - 2013)
SARAH SKIDMORE, The Associated PressLeonard Marsh, the co-founder of the Snapple beverage brand, has died at age 80.The Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. of Plano, Texas, which now owns Snapple, on Thursday confirmed Marsh's death. He died Tuesday at his home in Manhasset, New York, The New York Times reported.Snapple began in New York in 1972 as Unadulterated Food Products, which sold natural fruit...
Malcolm Shabazz, 28 (1984 - 2013)
ADRIANA GOMEZ-LICON, The Associated PressMEXICO CITY (AP) — Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of political activist Malcolm X, died while traveling in Mexico, U.S. officials confirmed Friday. He was 28.Two U.S. officials said Shabazz was killed Thursday morning in Mexico City. They did not provide additional details and they spoke anonymously because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the...
David Morris Kern (1910 - 2013)
The Associated Press PARADISE VALLEY, Arizona (AP) — The creator of Orajel, a medicine aimed at fighting toothaches that was later also used for mouth sores, has died, family members said Sunday. David Morris Kern was 103. Allan Kern, his son, said his father died peacefully Friday at a group home in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Born in 1909 in Manhattan and raised in Brooklyn, Kern...
Sandor Racz (2013)
PABLO GORONDI, The Associated PressBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sandor Racz, a labor activist and leading figure during Hungary's anti-Soviet Revolution of 1956, died Tuesday at age 80.The World Federation of Hungarians, of which Racz was honorary president, confirmed that he died while receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness at the National Institute of Oncology in Budapest.The 1956...
Laurie Kay, 67 (1945 - 2013)
CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, The Associated PressJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Laurie Kay, a South African pilot best known for flying a Boeing 747 passenger jet low over a Johannesburg stadium before the final of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, has died at the age of 67.Kay had a suspected heart attack on Wednesday at the offices of the anti-rhinoceros poaching unit in Kruger National Park, South Africa's showcase...
Nicholas More (2013)
The Associated PressJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African hotel group says Nicholas More, co-owner and CEO of a game reserve in South Africa's northeast, has died in a helicopter crash.The family...
Leopold Engleitner , 107 (1905 - 2013)
VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian organization that tracks the fate of Nazi concentration camp inmates says that one of the oldest known survivors has died aged 107. The Mauthausen Committee said...
Mae Louise Allen Mays, 74 (1938 - 2013)
The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wife of Hall of Famer Willie Mays, Mae Louise Allen Mays, has died. She was 74.Mays announced his wife's death through the San Francisco Giants on...
T.J. "Tommy" Kelly (2013)
The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer T.J. "Tommy" Kelly has died after a 54-year career in which he won 65 stakes races. He was 93.Son Timothy D. Kelly said his father died Friday...
Victor Carranza (1936 - 2013)
LIBARDO CARDONA, The Associated Press BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The man known as Colombia's "emerald czar" survived at least two assassination attempts and avoided criminal conviction despite...
John Williamson (2013)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — John Williamson, a pioneer of the 1960s sexual revolution as co-founder of Topanga Canyon's Sandstone Retreat, where nudity and free love once...
Christa Speck, 70 (1942 - 2013)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — A German-born former Playboy Playmate who later married television producer Marty Krofft has died in Los Angeles of natural causes at age 70.Family spokesman...
John Cardinale (1966 - 2013)
The Associated PressSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — John Cardinale, a longtime employee of Sonoma Raceway who was beloved for his tireless efforts to make the raceday experience wonderful for anyone who ever...
Helen Kutsher (1924 - 2013)
The Associated PressMONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) — Helen Kutsher, who doted on generations of guests at one of the most famous "Borscht Belt" hotels, has died at 89.Family members said Kutsher died...
A.B.C. "Cal" Whipple (1919 - 2013)
The Associated PressGREENWICH, Connecticut (AP) — A man who helped get a groundbreaking photograph of dead American soldiers published during World War II, has died, his son said. He was 94.A.B.C. ...
Jose Alfredo Martinez de Hoz, 87 (1925 - 2013)
The Associated PressBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former economy minister Jose Alfredo Martinez de Hoz has died at age 87 while awaiting sentencing for human rights abuses during the military...
Jim Barrett, 86 (1926 - 2013)
The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — James Barrett, a vintner whose chardonnay beat the French in a 1976 tasting that propelled California wines to international prominence, has died. He was 86...
Princess Lilian, 97 (1915 - 2013)
KARL RITTER, The Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — She was one of the better kept secrets of Sweden's royal household: a commoner and divorcee whose relationship with Prince Bertil was seen as a...
Sybil Christopher (2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — The woman Richard Burton left to marry Elizabeth Taylor has died. Theater producer and nightclub founder Sybil Christopher was 83.The Bay Street Theater on Long...
Dirk Coetzee (1945 - 2013)
The Associated PressJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African hospital says a former commander of an apartheid-era police unit that killed black activists has died of kidney failure.Dirk Coetzee died...
Nathan Safferstein (1921 - 2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Nathan Safferstein was barely 21 when circumstances suddenly propelled him from his job as a supermarket manager into the stealth world of a counterintelligence...
Bruce Reynolds, 81 (1931 - 2013)
JILL LAWLESS, The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Bruce Reynolds, the mastermind of the "Great Train Robbery" in Britain that brought its perpetrators cash, incarceration and pop-culture fame, died...
Allan Calhamer, 81 (1931 - 2013)
JASON KEYSER, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — As a kid rooting around in the attic of his boyhood home, Allan Calhamer stumbled across an old book of maps and became entranced by faraway places...
Greg Pickard & Eric Wallace (2013)
The Associated PressBRYAN, Texas (AP) — Two Texas fire lieutenants have died of burns after battling a lodge hall fire.A spokeswoman for the Central Texas city of Bryan confirmed the deaths of 54...
Sungeun Grace Lee (2013)
The Associated PressMINEOLA, New York (AP) — A U.S. woman who initially battled her parents for the right to be taken off life support has died.According to her mother, Sungeun Grace Lee died...
Ira Rubin (2013)
The Associated PressEDISON, N.J. (AP) — A champion bridge player considered one of the game's great theorists and nicknamed The Beast because of the intensity of his play has died in New Jersey....
Shelby Whitfield, 77 (1935 - 2013)
The Associated PressJACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Former Washington Senators broadcaster Shelby Whitfield, who enjoyed a long career with AP Radio and ABC Radio, has died. He was 77.Whitfield died Tuesday...
Barney Bush, 12 (2000 - 2013)
The Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — In stories Feb. 2, Feb. 1 and Nov. 2, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Christmas videos featuring President George W. Bush's Scottish terrier...
Garrett Lewis (2013)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — The set decorator who earned Oscar nominations for his work on "Beaches," ''Glory," ''Hook" and "Bram Stoker's Dracula" has died.A longtime friend of Garrett...
David Purchase (2013)
The Associated PressTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Tacoma man who started one of the nation's first needle exchanges to prevent HIV-AIDS among drug users has died at age 73.The needle exchange David...