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.
The songwriter wrote for other artists and had his own hit recording with 'Undercover Angel' in 1977
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- April 28, 2012 (St. George, UT) - On Saturday evening, April 28, 2012 Jean Smith peacefully passed away in her sleep. Jean was born daughter of William W. Lanham and Alice H. Fleming on their family farm seven mi...
Pamela Pickett Riddle
Sep 08, 1947 - Apr 30, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Pamela was born in St. George Utah, to Elmer Squire and Viola Jameson Pickett. After graduating from Dixie High-school and Dixie Junior College, she served in the Western States ...
Conrad Valoi Hatch
May 26, 1922 - April 29, 2012
(Cedar City, UT) - Our beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend returned home to his Heavenly Father April 29, 2012. He leaves behind a large posterity and a legacy of service, leadership an...
Antone Dalley Fife
May 5, 1919 - April 26, 2012
(Cedar City, UT) - Our beloved husband, father, grandpa, brother, uncle, and friend returned to the loving arms of our Heavenly Father on April 26, 2012 in Cedar City, Utah. He was born on May 5, 1...
Oct 10, 1950 - Apr 25, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Michael Clair Beacham passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at home with his two dogs on his lap. He was born October 10, 1950 to Amos Riding Beacham and Bethal Ivers...