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.
Jul 05, 1917 - Mar 05, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Marta Anna Faiss returned to our Heavenly Father at the age of 94. She passed away Monday, March 05, 2012 in St. George, Utah with her daughter at her side. Born July 05, 1917...
Sep 22, 1941 - Mar 07, 2012
(St. George, UT) - - ConRoy Kent Stevenson Sr., age 70, passed away March 7, 2012. He was born September 22, 1941, in Salt Lake City, Utah to David Owen Stevenson and Ruth Geneva Sanders. He mar...
Eleanor Mae Pectol
Sep 01, 1935 - Mar 08, 2012
(Washington, UT) - Eleanor Mae Pectol of Washington, Utah died Thursday March 8, 2012 of Alzheimer's and congestive heart failure.
Eleanor was born October 1, 1935 in Hurricane, UT to John Lorrain...
R George Bradbury
Oct 12, 1922 - Mar 07, 2012
(St. George, UT) - R. George Bradbury, age 89, passed away March 7, 2012, in St. George, Utah. He was born October 11, 1922, in Joseph, Utah, to George Richard and Mary Althea Foreman Bradbury.
Barbara Jean Fink
(June 1, 1936 - March 1, 2012)
(Bullhead City, AZ) - Barbara Jean Fink, 75, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012 in Bullhead City AZ. She was born in Greeley Colorado to Nathan and Virginia Beauchamp.
She was a graduate of Stanf...
(July 29, 1939 - March 5, 2012)
(Mesquite, NV) - Gary Joe Bowman, died March 5, 2012, in Mesquite, Nevada. Gary was born on July 29, 1939 in Sterling Colorado to Joe Bowman and Esther (Miller). He grew up in Brush, Colorado and m...