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.
Jorge Rafael Videla led a rebellion that overthrew Isabel Peron in 1976 and then oversaw a seven-year reign of terror known as the dirty war.
BUENOS AIRES — Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who presided over that country's so-called dirty war in which up to 30,000 dissidents were murdered or disappeared, died Friday while serving a 50-year prison sentence. He was 87.
By Andres D'Alessandro and Chris Kraul, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Geza Vermes was one of the first scholars to translate the scrolls into English. He later wrote engaging works about the Jewish origins of Jesus.
Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls, the ancient manuscript fragments that would become a focus of his life's work.
Muncie played for UC Berkeley and went on to play in the NFL from 1976 to 1984. He was suspended in 1984 for cocaine use. He devoted his later life to helping others avoid drugs.
Chuck Muncie, a star running back with the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers who overcame a cocaine habit that ended his career and then devoted his later life to helping others avoid drug abuse, has died. He was 60.
By Jim Peltz, Los Angeles Times
Tue May 14 19:26:00 UTC 2013
Lyman Ray Short (May 3, 1936 - April 19, 2013) (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - Lyman Ray Short, born May 3, 1936 in Rupert, ID to Albert Ray Short and Rhoda F. Bywater, returned peacefully to his Heavenly Father on April 19, 2013 at the age of 76 after a ...
Ruth Helsten (1934 - April 19, 2013) (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - Ruth Helsten, 78, passed away on April 19, 2013 in St. George, UT. She was born in 1934 in Columbia, South Carolina to Jesse and Maude Lee. She married Harvey B. Helsten on Jun...
Dale S. Urie (October 4, 1951 - April 18, 2013 (CEDAR CITY, Utah) - Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Dale S. Urie, passed away April 18, 2013 in Cedar City, Utah. He was born to Dorothy Secrist and Thomas Hunter Urie on October 4,...
(April 20, 1927 - April 17, 2013) (CEDAR CITY, Utah) - Leslie Myrl Brower (Les), age 85, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in Cedar City, Utah, from the affects of several strokes. He was ready, and mentioned looking...
Craig Ammon Wright (Died April 13, 2013) (EDMOND, Okla.) - Craig Ammon Wright died in an accident on Saturday, April 13th in Edmond, Oklahoma.
He was a devoted husband and father who loved adventure. Craig loved off-roading and jeeping an...