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.
Dec 22, 1922 - Apr 20, 2012
Raymond Heard, 89, returned home to his Heavenly Father surrounded by family members, although, greeted by many family members in a joyous reunion. Dad had a very strong will to live and tried his ...
Apr 28, 1919 - Apr 21, 2012
(St. George, UT) - John Harvey Germain, age 92, passed away April 21, 2012, in St. George, Utah. He was born April 28, 1919, in Columbus, Ohio, to John Harvey and Hazel Swann Germain. He married Ph...
Thomas Lee Millwee
July 6, 1952 - April 19, 2012
(Minersville, UT) - Thomas Lee Millwee, age 59, passed away April 19, 2012 in Minersville, Utah. He was born July 6, 1952 to Lee Millwee and Patricia Thomas Millwee in Delta, Utah.
He attended and...
Robert Barry Prescott
Oct 24, 1941 - Apr 14, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Robert Barry Prescott passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012. He was born October 24, 1941, in Gary, Indiana to Robert Prescott and Florence Renn Prescott. He was married to Pam...
Ryan Gage Rowley
April 1, 1967 - April 17, 2012
(Cedar City, UT) - Ryan Gage Rowley passed away April 17, 2012 in St. George, Utah. He was born to Robert Alvin Rowley and Cleone Johnson Rowley on April 1, 1967 in Cedar City, Utah.
Ryan grew up ...
Alice Ann Barnum
(June 23, 1942 - April 14, 2012)
(ST. GEORGE, UT) - Alice Ann Barnum having been born of goodly parents was reunited with them on April 14, 2012. Alice was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 23, 1942 to Roger and Ruth Osness. Al...