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  • Flora Thornton dies at 96; L.A. philanthropist and arts patron

    Flora Thornton dies at 96; L.A. philanthropist and arts patron
    Flora Laney Thornton, a longtime Los Angeles philanthropist and patron of the arts who was the namesake of USC's School of Music, has died. She was 96. Thornton died Friday of pulmonary disease at her home in Holmby Hills, her family said. A Kansas...
  • John M. Peters dies at 75; USC epidemiologist

    John M. Peters dies at 75; USC epidemiologist
    Dr. John M. Peters, a pioneering USC epidemiologist who played a crucial role in demonstrating the short- and long-term effects of air pollutants on the health of children, died of pancreatic cancer May 6 at his home in San Marino. He was 75. Peters...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Breitbard, Moshe Greenberg

    PASSINGS: Bob Breitbard, Moshe Greenberg
    Bob Breitbard Owner of San Diego sports teams Bob Breitbard, 91, a key player in San Diego sports for decades who brought the NBA to the city as owner of the expansion San Diego Rockets, died early Monday. Breitbard died of natural causes at an...
  • Ronald Gottesman dies at 77; longtime USC professor co-edited 'Norton Anthology of American Literature: Volumes I and II'

    Ronald Gottesman dies at 77; longtime USC professor co-edited 'Norton Anthology of American Literature: Volumes I and II'
    Ronald Gottesman, a retired USC English professor who co-edited the "Norton Anthology of American Literature: Volumes I and II" published in 1979, died May 10 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center of complications from pneumonia, USC announced. He was 77....
  • Daniel Schorr dies at 93; controversial CBS and CNN broadcaster became elder statesman at NPR

    Daniel Schorr dies at 93; controversial CBS and CNN broadcaster became elder statesman at NPR
    Daniel Schorr, who became the elder statesman of public radio after decades as a feisty television broadcaster for CBS and CNN, has died. He was 93. Schorr died Friday morning after a short illness at a Washington hospital, National Public Radio...
  • Richard 'Duke' Llewellyn dies at 93; L.A. Athletic Club executive began John R. Wooden Award

    Richard 'Duke' Llewellyn dies at 93; L.A. Athletic Club executive began John R. Wooden Award
    Richard "Duke" Llewellyn, the longtime executive of the Los Angeles Athletic Club who conceived of the John R. Wooden Award given annually to the country's outstanding men's and women's college basketball players, died early Friday of congestive heart...
  • Annette Baran dies at 83; crusader for open adoption

    Annette Baran dies at 83; crusader for open adoption
    Living with a secret is psychologically destructive — that concept was nearly an anthem for Annette Baran, a clinical social worker and psychotherapist who co-wrote "The Adoption Triangle," an influential 1978 book credited with giving early shape...
  • PASSINGS: Ernesto Sabato, Henry Cooper, Olaf Helmer

    PASSINGS: Ernesto Sabato, Henry Cooper, Olaf Helmer
    Ernesto Sabato Argentine writer presided over probe of rulers Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato, 99, a widely admired intellectual who presided over a probe into the crimes committed by the nation's military rulers, died Saturday of complications from...
  • Anita Caspary dies at 95; 'rebel nun' founded Immaculate Heart Community

    Anita Caspary dies at 95; 'rebel nun' founded Immaculate Heart Community
    During a showdown with the Catholic Church in the late 1960s, Anita Caspary and the Los Angeles order she led, the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, were cast as "rebel nuns" for progressive reforms that included abandoning the nun's habit and...
  • Joe Cerrell dies at 75; prominent California political consultant

    Joe Cerrell dies at 75; prominent California political consultant
    Joe Cerrell, a prominent political consultant who over several decades helped steer successful campaigns for both the presidency and top offices in California, died Friday. He was 75. Cerrell, who had pneumonia, died at St. John's Pleasant Valley...
  • PASSINGS: Dick Hoerner, John A. Ferraro

    PASSINGS: Dick Hoerner, John A. Ferraro
    Dick Hoerner Fullback was part of L.A. Rams' 'Bull Elephant' backfield Dick Hoerner, 88, a Los Angeles Rams fullback who was a member of the 1951 NFL Championship team, died Saturday at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton after a stroke, said his wife,...
  • J. Michael Hagopian dies at 97; Armenian American documentary filmmaker

    J. Michael Hagopian dies at 97; Armenian American documentary filmmaker
    J. Michael Hagopian, an educational filmmaker who spent 40 years gathering the testimonies of Armenian genocide survivors to provide evidence of one of the most contentious events in world history, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Thousand...