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  • Yesterday | via KKMG-FM Colorado Springs 

    Dori Maynard, journalism diversity advocate, dies at 56

    Dori J. Maynard, who as president of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education was dedicated to expanding diversity in newsrooms and excellence in journalism, died Tuesday, according to a statement on the institute's website. She was 56. The cause of death was complications from lung cancer, her family told the Bay Area News Group, which runs the Oakland Tribune, the newspaper her father edited and later owned.

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  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via BroadwayWorld.com 

    Mighty Real: a Fabulous Sylvester Musical Heads to t...

    MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the hit musical celebration of the life and music of the original 1970s "Queen of Disco," Sylvester, will come to Philadelphia for one weekend only, performing at the Painted Bride Art Center for five shows only: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 @ 8pm; Saturday, April 4th, 2015 @ 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday, April 5th, 2015 @ 3pm & 7:30pm. MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL is currently in its final week at the Brava Theater Center in San Francisco.

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  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via Cleveland Daily Banner 

    Dr. Lois Beach

    Dr. Lois Underwood Beach, 91, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Friday evening, Feb. 20, 2015, at the family residence. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Dr. Charles R. Beach; her sister, Mary Blalock and her husband Jerrell Blalock; her brothers: the Rev.

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  • Friday Feb 20 | via Contra Costa Times 

    Thomas Peele: James Madison FOI Award winners show F...

    So when my friend Geoff King, of the Committee to Protect Journalists, pointed out recently one couldn't say the government if they couldn't say , I smiled. We were late into a San Francisco night, judging the annual James Madison Freedom of Information Awards, sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, Freedom of Information Committee, which King and I co-chair.

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  • Friday Feb 20 | via Chico Enterprise-Record 

    Death notices for Feb. 21

    CHANEY: Robert Vincent Chaney, 65, of Orland, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in San Francisco. Arrangements are under the direction of F.D. Sweet & son Mortuary, Orland, 865-3349.

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  • Thursday Feb 19 | via Davis Enterprise 

    Maryrose Shields Whelan

    Wisconsin before moving to Davis, and then Mill Valley. She earned her bachelorA's degree at Trinity College in 1946 and studied acting at Catholic University.

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  • Thursday Feb 19 | via Northwest Herald 

    Pitzen, Dorothy

    Dorothy Pitzen Born: March 23, 1922; in Spring Grove, IL Died: Feb. 18, 2015; in Johnsburg, IL Dorothy Lay Himpelmann Pitzen, age 92, of Johnsburg, died February 18, 2015. She was born on March 23, 1922, the fourth of five children born to John and Emma Lay in Spring Grove.

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  • Wednesday Feb 18 | via Visalia Times-Delta 

    Ross, Doris L.

    Doris L. Ross With great sadness, the family of Doris Lillian Ranger Ross shares her peaceful passing on February 13, 2015. Doris was born on December 17, 1932 in Spiritwood, Saskatchewan, Canada to her parents, Albert Ranger and Irene La Pointe Chabinyk.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via PressReleasePoint 

    Scholarship Honors Memory of Brenna Berger

    Esther Berger , Fleet Paul Phillip, Melany Berger, Mindy Royer and Bob Berger. Phillip and Royer were the inaugural Brenna Ilana Berger Scholars.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via Pacifica Tribune 

    Melvin L. Peterson Feb. 1, 1937 - Jan. 26, 2015

    Melvin Peterson passed away peacefully, at the age of 77, at Seton Hospital with family members by his side after a brief illness. Mel was raised in Wisconsin.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via Pacifica Tribune 

    Deral Deane Warren Feb. 26, 1932 - Jan. 24, 2015

    Deral Warren was born in Wilbur, Washington, where he resided until he joined the Air Force as a radar specialist. After the Air Force he moved to San Francisco where he met his beautiful bride Marilyn McGuire.

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  • Tuesday Feb 17 | via Pacifica Tribune 

    Steven Louis Tealdi Aug. 12, 1947 - Jan. 28, 2015

    Steven Louis Tealdi, 67, unexpectedly passed away Wednesday, January 28, in Placerville, CA. Steven was born Aug. 12, 1947, in San Francisco and has been a resident of El Dorado County for about 35 years.

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  • Saturday Feb 14 | via KSL-TV 

    Group aims to form Gilda's Club in Tullahoma

    Cancer's effects stretch far beyond the physical, and the emotional and psychological toll the disease can exact are not limited to the individual facing the diagnosis. After finding solace, guidance and support in connecting with other cancer patients and their families during her husband's battle with the disease, Logan-Mayes had dedicated herself to providing that network of caring and understanding to people in the Tullahoma area.

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  • Saturday Feb 14 | via RecordNET 

    Louis Edward Shoneff

    Louis Edward Shoneff, 92, passed away at home on February 10, 2015. He was born September 21st, 1922 to parents Louis and Mary Shoneff, and was raised in San Francisco with his siblings, Robert and Marion.

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  • Thursday Feb 12 | via San Francisco Bay View 

    Legendary 'Queen of Fillmore' Leola King leaves prou...

    Leola King Wilson, born Jan. 20, 1919, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, in Palm Springs, California. She is survived by her son, Tony, and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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  • Tuesday Feb 10 | via Pacifica Tribune 

    Claude Eugene Chirolo Feb. 4,1928 - Jan. 30, 2015

    Claude Chirolo passed away peacefully on Friday morning,Feb. 4. He will join his wife Florence Chirolo in internment. He is survived by his daughter Norma Leahy, son-in-law Dennis Leahy, grandchildren Danielle Trapani , Jake Leahy, Brother Melvin Chirolo and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

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  • Tuesday Feb 10 | via Pacifica Tribune 

    Martin Carl Vinje, Apr. 30, 1950 - Jan. 30, 2015

    Martin Carl Vinje, 54, of Oregon House, Ca. passed away on Jan. 30 in Auburn, Ca.

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  • Tuesday Feb 10 | via Almanac 

    Richard Delucchi dies at 105

    A memorial service is set for Monday, Feb. 16, for longtime Woodside resident Richard Delucchi, a father and husband, a builder, an equestrian, a family chef and a hunter. His long life ended at home in the company of his daughter, Dorine Secrest, and a caregiver on Friday, Feb. 6. Mr. Delucchi was 105.

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  • Tuesday Feb 10 | via Almanac 

    Woodside's Richard Delucchi dies at 105

    Richard Delucchi is greeted by longtime friend Ray Stone at Mr. Delucchi's 105th birthday party on Sept. 14, 2014.

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  • Monday Feb 9 | via Marin Independent Journal 

    Dr. Lois Barth Epstein of Tiburon, noted cancer rese...

    A memorial service for Dr. Lois Barth Epstein of Tiburon, a noted disease researcher, arts supporter and member of the Marin Women's Hall of Fame, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Congregation Kol Shofar in Tiburon. Dr. Epstein, former associate director of the Cancer Research Institute at the University of California at San Francisco, died Feb. 6 after a brief illness.

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