Yuma Obituaries

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  • Saturday | via Yuma Sun 

    James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield die...

    In this Sept. 4, 2015 photo, legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield plays a set on the drums at Sosonic studio before a performance to raise money for a scholarship fund established in his name in Madison, Wis.

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  • Saturday Feb 18 | via Yuma Sun 

    McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

    In this April 26, 1989 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington after sitting in while the court listened to arguments in a Missouri abortion case. McCorvey died at an assisted living center in Katy, Texas on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, said journalist Joshua Prager, who is working on a book about McCorvey and was with her and her family when she died.

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  • Saturday Feb 18 | via Yuma Sun 

    Danish badminton great Kops dies at age 80

    Erland Kops, a Danish badminton great who won the All England tournament seven times in singles and four times in doubles, has died. He was 80. The Badminton World Federation says Saturday that "the great badminton legend Erland Kops passed away overnight."

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  • Friday Feb 17 | via Yuma Sun 

    Warren Frost, Dr. Will Hayward on 'Twin Peaks,' dies...

    The son of veteran actor Warren Frost, who played Dr. Will Hayward on TV's "Twin Peaks," says his father has died.

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  • Friday Feb 17 | via Yuma Sun 

    Saunders feels a connection to Palmer everywhere he ...

    Instead, he stood behind the podium at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, without notes, just powerful memories. He looked out at nearly 1,000 golf dignitaries from around the world who came to honor his grandfather, Arnold Palmer, whom Saunders eulogized with great eloquence.

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  • Sunday Feb 12 | via Yuma Sun 

    Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at 76

    Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau, who transcended genres over a 50-year career, died at a Los Angeles hospital Sunday, just days after announcing his retirement from touring because of exhaustion. His official Twitter account and website say he died surrounded by his wife, son and a few other family members and friends.

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  • Saturday Feb 11 | via Yuma Sun 

    Boscov's chairman Albert Boscov dies at 87

    In this June 4, 2016 file photo, Albert Boscov looks on during a grand-reopening ceremony for his Boscov's Department Stores in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Boscov, the chairman of a century-old department store chain has died, he was 87. Boscov's CEO and vice chairman Jim Boscov said in a statement that his uncle died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 of cancer at his home in Reading, Pennsylvania, "surrounded by his loving wife and three daughters."

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  • Friday Feb 10 | via Yuma Sun 

    Anthony Marquez, Associated Press LA bureau chief, dies

    Anthony Marquez, an Associated Press intern who rose to Los Angeles bureau chief where his calm hand brought stability to AP's news coverage in Southern California amid titanic changes for the journalism industry, has died. He was 55. Unfailingly courteous and with a disarmingly quick wit, Marquez was that rare boss and executive who seemed to have no enemies.

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  • Thursday Feb 9 | via Yuma Sun 

    Art Rosenfeld, 'godfather' of energy efficiency, die...

    This undated photo provided by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab shows physicist Arthur Rosenfeld in his office in Berkeley, Calif. Rosenfeld, spearheading breakthroughs in reduced energy for lighting, refrigerators, televisions and other electronics while working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has died at age 90. Rosenfeld died Jan. 27, 2017, at his home in Berkeley, said Lawrence Berkeley National Lab spokeswoman Julie Chao.

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  • Tuesday Feb 7 | via The News-Review 

    Mr. Donald George Caskey

    Mr. Donald George Caskey, age 89, of Roseburg, Oregon, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017. He was born June 17, 1927, in Roseburg, Oregon, to George Henry and Greta Marie Caskey.

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  • Tuesday Feb 7 | via Griffin Daily News 

    Mr. Eugene Nelson "Spike" Harris

    Mr. Eugene Nelson "Spike" Harris, 71, of Griffin, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 at WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital.

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  • Tuesday Feb 7 | via Yuma Sun 

    Roger Walkowiak, 1956 Tour de France champ, dies at 89

    Walkowiak, the son of a Polish factory worker, created a major upset when he won cycling's biggest race in 1956.

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  • Monday Feb 6 | via Yuma Sun 

    Ray Christensen, voice of the Gophers, dies at 92

    Christensen was a well-known voice on WCCO Radio and known as the Voice of the Gophers. He did his 510th and final Gopher football broadcast in the fall of 2000.

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  • Thursday Feb 2 | via Yuma Sun 

    Tips to make it through Valentine's Day after the lo...

    The heart-shaped boxes of candy and cupid-themed decorations started appearing on store shelves around the same time the New Year's decorations were coming down. While Valentine's Day is supposed to be a time to celebrate romantic love, it can be an emotionally painful holiday if your partner or spouse has recently passed away.

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  • Sunday Jan 29 | via Yuma Sun 

    Efforts by repair crews went above and beyond

    Road construction and sidewalk repair is often an inconvenience that causes traffic congestion and forces pedestrians to use alternate paths. Yet, traveling ill-maintained roadways and walking on sidewalks in need of repair can be hazardous.

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  • Friday Jan 27 | via Yuma Sun 

    'Perry Mason' actress Barbara Hale dies at 94

    Barbara Hale, a movie actress who found her most famous role on television as steadfast secretary Della Street in the long-running "Perry Mason" series, has died. She was 94. Hale was surrounded by family when she died Thursday at her Los Angeles area home, said Jaqueline Stander, an agent for Hale's son, actor William Katt .

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  • Friday Jan 27 | via The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas 

    Mary E. Lutes

    Mary E. Lutes, 88, died January 26, 2017, at Pleasant View Home, Inman. She was born May 16, 1928, in Yuma, Ariz., the daughter of Beverly and Alma Bush Bowlin.

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  • Thursday Jan 26 | via Yuma Sun 

    Friday marks 90 years since wreck killed Baylor 10 p...

    More than 100 people recently packed into the Round Rock City Council chamber and then flocked to the Mays Street overpass over the Union Pacific railroad tracks to help rededicate the bridge as the Immortal Bridge. The bridge now honors the memory of the 10 Baylor University basketball players who lost their lives in a train-bus collision when the site was just an intersection between street and tracks.

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  • Wednesday Jan 25 | via Yuma Sun 

    Pioneering TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dies at 80

    This May 25, 1964 file photo shows Dick Van Dyke, left, and Mary Tyler Moore, co-stars of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" backstage at the Palladium with their Emmys for best actor and actress in a series at the Television Academy's 16th annual awards show, in Los Angeles. Moore died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80. FILE - This June 24, 2009 file photo shows actress Mary Tyler Moore before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Type 1 Diabetes Research on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  • Wednesday Jan 25 | via Yuma Sun 

    Actress Mary Tyler Moore is dead at age 80, publicis...

    This May 25, 1964 file photo shows Dick Van Dyke, left, and Mary Tyler Moore, co-stars of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" backstage at the Palladium with their Emmys for best actor and actress in a series at the Television Academy's 16th annual awards show, in Los Angeles. Moore died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at age 80. FILE - This June 24, 2009 file photo shows actress Mary Tyler Moore before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Type 1 Diabetes Research on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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