A longtime Republican state senator and assemblyman, Newton R. Russell was admired on both sides of the aisle for his fairness and knowledge of the arcane rules of the state pension system.
Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Cañada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85.
Bernard Waber, author of popular children's books, dies at 91
Bernard Waber, 91, the author of such children's favorites as "The House on East 88th Street" and "Lyle, Lyle Crocodile," died Thursday at his Long Island, N.Y., home after a long illness, according to a statement from his publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Manzarek, who was influenced by John Coltrane, added a jazz component to the band's rock sound and filled the role of bassist. The band charted 15 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 starting in 1967.
When the Doors were still a fledgling quartet, and the band members were honing their chops playing five sets a night at the London Fog club in Hollywood, it wasn't rock stardom on keyboardist Ray Manzarek's mind as he and his three band mates laid down an extended jam for their debut album that ran more than seven minutes.
Hedda Bolgar, known for her energy and optimism, began her studies in Vienna in Sigmund Freud's day. She fled the Nazis and eventually settled in Southern California, where she was chief of psychology at Mt. Sinai Hospital and helped found several local institutions devoted to the field.
Hedda Bolgar, a psychologist old enough to have attended Sigmund Freud's lectures in Vienna but youthful enough to have treated patients until just a few weeks ago, has died. She was 103.
Kenneth E Judd
June 23, 1932 - March 23, 2012
(Cedar City, UT) - Kenneth E. Judd, 79, passed away Friday the 23rd of March in Parowan from complication due to pneumonia. He was born June 23, 1932 in Cedar City to Agnes and Clem Judd. Ken was t...
Ervin Siever JR.
October 27, 1960 - March 19, 2012 Ervin Cletus Siever Jr. age 51 died March 19, 2012, in St. George, UT. He was born in Banning California to Ervin Cletus Siever Sr. & Betty Jo Kile on October 27, 1960.
He was married to Teresa Mar...
Ralph Wilhelmsen (St. George, UT) - Ralph Eugene Wilhelmsen – 79 passed away March 18, 2012, at home surrounded by family in St. George, Utah. He was preceded in death by his wife Renee Hazel. He is survived by 6 c...
Feb 11, 1941 - Mar 20, 2012
(Las Vegas, NV) - Harry Lamar Peacock, age 71, passed away March 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born February 11, 1941, in Orem, Utah, to Lamar and Cleo Cook Peacock. He married Janice Gillm...
Aug 16, 1914 - Mar 23, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Cecile H. Rosvall, of St. George, Utah, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, March 23, 2012. She was born August 16, 1914, to Frank and Olive Terry Humphries and was r...