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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Sep 27, 1968 - Apr 25, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Chad Leslie Barrett, age 43, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in St. George, Utah. He was born to Susan Leavitt and Lewis Barrett on September 27, 1968, in St. George, Utah.
(January 31, 1933 - April 25, 2012)
(Mesquite, NV) - Amy Gomez Carney, 79, of Mesquite, Nevada, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.
Amy was born January 31, 1933 in Redlands, California to Thomas Garcia and ...
Antone Dalley Fife
May 5, 1991 - 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...
Dollene Joan Egan
August 24,1930 - April 20, 2012 (Washington UT) - Dollene Joan Egan left us on the evening of April 20, 2012 at her home in Washington Utah to be with her loved ones who went before her.
Harry Egan her husband of 62 years was by ...
Jan 29, 1981 - Apr 24, 2012
(Enterprise, UT) - Beloved husband, father, son, and brother, Garrett Mark Slack, passed away on the morning of April 24, 2012, from complications of pneumonia. Garrett was born January 29, 1981, ...