Santa Monica Obituaries

Santa Monica Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Aug 26 | via The Union Democrat 

    Obituaries for Aug. 26, 2015

    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication.

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  • Tuesday Aug 25 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Marcus O. Tucker Jr. dies at 80; L.A. County judge s...

    Marcus O. Tucker Jr., the first African American to serve as presiding judge of Long Beach Municipal Court and an early advocate of restorative justice for teenage offenders, has died at the age of 80. Tucker, who grew up in Santa Monica and became the first African American deputy city attorney in his hometown, went on to become a presiding juvenile court justice and a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge. In the late 1960s, civil rights leader Julian Bond was such a compelling figure that he was talked about as one day becoming the first black president of the United States.

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  • Sunday Aug 23 | via Northwest News and Tribune 

    Renowned crossword puzzle creator Merl Reagle dies i...

    Merl Reagle, one of his generation's most prolific crossword puzzle creators, died Saturday in a Tampa hospital after a bout with pancreatitis, his family said. Reagle, 65, was a paragon of the crossword universe, as his puzzles appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer and The Tampa Tribune, among many other daily and weekly newspapers.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via Elvis Presley E-zine 

    Yvonne Craig Lost Battle

    Yvonne Craig passed away at her home in Pacific Palisades, surrounded by her immediate family and comforted by Hospice yesterday night. She died from complications brought about from breast cancer that had metastasized to her liver.

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  • Friday Aug 14 | via News-Register 

    Levi Carlile, former Linfield prof, dies at 87

    Levi Carlile, who taught economics and business at Linfield College from 1964 to 1993, died Aug. 10. He was 87. Linfield accounting professor Rich Emery recalled Carlile saying people self-select Linfield. In an interview for Linfield Magazine, he said Carlile felt a certain type of person would attend Linfield, be happy with the education he or she received and remain happy with it over ensuing years.

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  • Tuesday Aug 11 | via ABC 27 

    Robin Williams honored on death anniversary

    It's been nearly four years since charges were bought against former Penn State president Graham Spanier and two administrators for covering FILE - This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing to promote his film, "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide.

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  • Monday Aug 10 | via WMTV Madison 

    NFL Legend Frank Gifford Passes Away at 84

    Pro Football Hall of Famer and veteran sports journalist Frank Gifford has died in Connecticut, his family announced on Sunday. He was 84. It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father and friend, Frank Gifford.

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  • Monday Aug 10 | via CBS Local 

    NFL Hall Of Famer & Broadcaster Frank Gifford Pa...

    The sports and media world lost a hall of famer when Frank Gifford passed away at his home in Connecticut on Sunday. Frank Gifford played for the New York Giants his entire career and was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1977.

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  • Sunday Aug 9 | via TheCelebrityCafe 

    Sports star Frank Gifford dies at 84

    Frank Gifford, a Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback for the New York Giants and Monday Night Football sportscaster, died Aug. 9 at his home in Connecticut. He was 84. The Gifford family confirmed the news with a statement that read, "It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father and friend, Frank Gifford," according to the Hollywood Reporter .

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  • Sunday Aug 9 | via WECT-TV Wilmington 

    Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies at age 84

    Gifford was known for his stellar playing career with the New York Giants, after which he transitioned to the broadcast booth as the play-by-play voice of Monday Night Football . He was 84. His death comes a day after the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction, of which he became a member in 1977, and a week before his 85th birthday.

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  • Friday Jul 31 | via The Mamaroneck Daily Voice 

    Mary Allen McAden, 78, Of Larchmont

    She graduated from Miami University in Ohio. She taught high school English in Ohio and in Mount Vernon High School.

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  • Jul 28, 2015 | via The Washington Post 

    James L. White, screenwriter who captured Ray Charle...

    When James L. White was being raised by a single mother in rural Kentucky, he was taunted by children who chanted, "Who's your daddy?" "I'd come up with someone who was famous, like Jackie Robinson or Bill Cosby, and I'd say they were my daddy," Mr. White said in a 2005 Los Angeles Times interview. "I'd make up all kinds of stories so I'd have something to say back to them."

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  • Jul 27, 2015 | via CBS Local 

    James L. White, Screenplay Writer Of Award-Winning '...

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  • Jul 27, 2015 | via KDWN 

    James White, wrote screenplay to a Ray,a dies at 67

    James L. White, who wrote the screenplay for "Ray," the 2004 movie about singer Ray Charles, has died in California. He was 67. His attorney, Matthew Saver, says in a statement that White died Thursday from cancer at his home in Santa Monica.

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  • Jul 27, 2015 | via SFGate 

    James White, wrote screenplay to 'Ray,' dies at 67

    James L. White, who wrote the screenplay for "Ray," the 2004 movie about singer Ray Charles, has died in California. He was 67. His attorney, Matthew Saver, says in a statement that White died Thursday from cancer at his home in Santa Monica.

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  • Jul 26, 2015 | via Los Angeles Times 

    James L. White dies at 67; wrote screenplay for Ray ...

    James White saw parallels between his life and that of singer Ray Charles. Both were African Americans who grew up in the rural Jim Crow South and both had been heroin addicts at one time.

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  • Jul 23, 2015 | via Patch.com 

    Screenwriter of Ray Charles biopic "Ray," ...

    James L. White, who wrote the screenplay for the 2004 Ray Charles biopic "Ray," died today in Santa Monica at age 67. White's attorney, Matthew H. Saver, told The Hollywood Reporter White died at his home from complications of pancreatic cancer. Jamie Foxx earned an Oscar for his portrayal of Charles in the 2004 film.

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  • Jul 23, 2015 | via People 

    Ray Screenwriter James L. White Dies at the age of 67

    Screenwriter James L. White has died aged 67. White - who penned the original screenplay to the Jamie Foxx movie Ray - passed away Thursday morning following a battle with pancreatic and liver cancer Variety " reports. White's attorney Matthew L. Saver confirmed the news saying that he had died at his home in Santa Monica, California - and also revealed that Sidney Poitier had given White his first screenwriting job.

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  • Jul 23, 2015 | via MLive.com 

    Classic film 'Hook' next at Ah-Nab-Awen Park for out...

    This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing to promote his film, "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide.

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  • Jul 21, 2015 | via Boston.com 

    Capital Group chair, former Harvard treasurer James ...

    James Rothenberg, chairman of the Capital Group mutual fund company and a longtime financial adviser to Harvard University, died Tuesday of a heart attack, according to Capital. He was 69. Mr. Rothenberg was chairman of Harvard Management Co., the school's endowment investment group, and treasurer of the university until last year.

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