Los Angeles Obituaries

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  • Saturday Sep 22 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Dolores Arline Dobbins

    Dolores Arline Dobbins, 90, formerly of 160 Bowen St., Jamestown, passed away at 6:26 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.

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  • Friday Sep 21 | via LA Daily News 

    Maricela Garcia, who vanished and died mysteriously,...

    Sarah Garcia of Tarzana looks over photos of her sister Maricela with her cat Ricky Ricardo. Garcia has struggled to cope since losing her 26-year-old sister, Maricela Garcia, whose remains were found behind Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita in March of 2017.

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  • Friday Sep 21 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune 

    Charles Rappleye, resolute investigative journalist,...

    Investigative reporter and editor Charles Rappleye was especially interested in telling the stories of the overlooked of Los Angeles. Charles Rappleye, a resolute Los Angeles investigative reporter and editor who wrote critically acclaimed books about historical figures, has died at 62. Rappleye, who battled cancer for six years, had been working on a book about little-remembered President Zachary Taylor when he died at home in Echo Park on Saturday.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via Los Angeles Times 

    'Big Jay' McNeely, whose honking tenor saxophone sty...

    Cecil "Big Jay" McNeely, whose honking tenor saxophone helped define Los Angeles rhythm and blues and set the stage for the rock 'n' roll explosion of the 1950s, has died. He was 91. A singular figure in Los Angeles music, McNeely blew exuberant horn runs on songs including "Deacon's Hop," "Wild Wig," "Nervous, Man, Nervous," "3-D" and "There is Something on Your Mind" - works that drove legions of frenzied fans to dance, scream and shout.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via Artforum Intl. 

    Joshua Roth

    Joshua Roth, the head of the fine arts division of Hollywood's United Talent Agency , has died at the age of forty. The Los Angeles-based lawyer joined the agency-one of the top three talent agencies in the city with a clientele including Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Johnny Depp, and Lena Dunham-to found its fine arts division in 2015 with the aim of helping visual artists secure funding for projects.

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  • Friday Sep 14 | via Daily Mail 

    Magic Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson to attend Lyric ...

    A memorial service and private family ceremony will be held in Los Angeles this weekend commemorating the life of Lyric McHenry Samuel L. Jackson and Magic Johnson, who are close friends with Lyric's father Doug, a film producer, and her stylist mother Jennifer, will pay their respects She also penned a foreword to the program in which she described the 26-year-old as being 'a sunbeam in every room' In a joint tribute, Magic Johnson and his wife Cookie, whose son EJ was Lyric's best friend, described her as being like a daughter Samuel L. Jackson and Magic Johnson are among the Hollywood royalty attending the memorial service of reality star Lyric McHenry in Los Angeles this weekend, DailyMail.com has learned.

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  • Friday Sep 14 | via Boca Beacon 

    Obituary Nancy Gaffney

    Nancy Gaffney, 76, beloved wife of David M. Gaffney, died on Sunday, September 2, 2018 surrounded by her family and some dear friends. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Edward C. and Juliette Buddy of Westport, Conn.

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  • Tuesday Sep 11 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Mac Miller suspected to have died of an overdose, bu...

    Mac Miller's exact cause of death remains a mystery although drugs are suspected. After an autopsy, further tests are pending.

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  • Tuesday Sep 11 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Civic leader, former Harlem Globetrotter, dies Walla...

    Montclair civic leader, former Harlem Globetrotter Wally Choice dies Wallace "Wally" Choice Jr., a founder of Montclair Grass Roots, died Sunday at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center. Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2x7vevx Wally Choice, a founder of Montclair Grass Roots, died Sunday at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center, according to his son.

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  • Monday Sep 10 | via USA Today 

    Public vigil for Mac Miller scheduled in Pittsburgh;...

    Nightfall Records will host a vigil for Mac Miller Tuesday at Pittsburgh's Frick Park. The rapper was found dead at his Los Angeles home Friday at 26. Public vigil for Mac Miller scheduled in Pittsburgh; toxicology results could take months Nightfall Records will host a vigil for Mac Miller Tuesday at Pittsburgh's Frick Park.

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  • Monday Sep 10 | via Hollywood Reporter 

    Founder's Life Subject of New Book Written by His Son

    W.R. Wilkerson III talks to THR about writing about his famous father, why he believes his mother would disapprove of it and what book he wants to write next. Kurt Langdon is the name William R. Wilkerson III chose to use in the late 1970s in an effort to distance himself from his father, also named William Wilkerson but better known as Billy, the founder and longtime publisher of The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via The New Zealand Herald 

    Mac Miller's 'swept clean' of drugs despite suspecte...

    The sudden death of Mac Miller - due to a suspected drug overdose - is raising questions after police found his home almost completely clear of drugs. The rapper's body was found in a bedroom at his home in the San Fernando Valley outside Los Angeles around noon yesterday, The Daily Mail reported.

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via E! Online 

    Inside Mac Miller's Final Days Before His Tragic Death

    Just before his passing, the "Donald Trump" star was gearing up for his tour, which was set to kick off Oct. 27. "I just wanna go on tour," he tweeted on Sept. 6. He also wrote that he wished the concert series "started tomorrow."

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via Daily Mail 

    Mac Miller dead at 26: Rapper said overdosing was 'j...

    Mac Miller dead at 26: Rapper said overdosing was 'just not cool' and admitted he 'hated being sober' in haunting 2016 interview His family said in a statement: 'He was a bright light in this world for his family, friends and fans. Thank you for your prayers.

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via Daily Mail 

    Post Malone pays heartfelt tribute to 'sweet' friend...

    Post Malone steps out in Beverly Hills as he pays a heartfelt tribute to 'sweet' friend Mac Miller following 'overdose' at 26 Post Malone steps out in Beverly Hills as he pays a heartfelt tribute to 'sweet' friend Mac Miller following 'overdose' at 26 Malone, 23, was pictured in Beverly Hills' YSL store in California on Friday, hours before he paid an emotional tribute to his 'beautiful' friend, who died at 26 The Rockstar musician was seen for the first time after his car crash in the early hours on Friday, which saw his $323k Rolls Royce Wraith written off His family said in a statement: 'He was a bright light in this world for his family, friends and fans. Thank you for your prayers.

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via Vancouver Courier 

    The Latest: Autopsy planned in rapper Mac Miller's d...

    Los Angeles County coroner's spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani says the 26-year-old Miller - whose real name was Malcolm McCormick - was found unresponsive in his home in the Studio City section of Los Angeles and declared dead shortly before noon Friday. Hip-hop stars including Chance the rapper and J. Cole were among the major music figures tweeting out tributes to Miller.

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk 

    US rapper Mac Miller dies aged 26 after - overdose'

    The rapper, whose music had documented struggles with substance abuse and depression, was found unresponsive at his home in Los Angeles on Friday morning after a reported overdose. In a statement his family said Miller was a "bright light in this world for his family, friends and fans".

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via Al Bawaba 

    Rapper Mac Miller Found Dead of Drug Overdose

    The rapper's body was found in a bedroom at his home in the San Fernando Valley outside Los Angeles around noon on Friday. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics, according to a report by TMZ.

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via Independent.ie 

    'A great human': Tributes paid after death of platin...

    Miller performed with Grande at a memorial concert following the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing and the pair released music together before their split earlier this year. The No Tears Left To Cry singer, 25, who performed in London on Tuesday, is yet to comment on his death.

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  • Saturday Sep 8 | via The Daily Star 

    Rapper Mac Miller dies in Los Angeles at age 26

    In this AFP file photo US rapper Mac Miller performs on Camp Stage during day 1 of Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival 2017 at Exposition Park on October 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Mac Miller, the troubled rapper who won fans with his retro hip-hop but generated uncomfortable attention with songs on ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande and Donald Trump, died Friday September 7, 2018, at age 26, reports say.

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