| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:52 PM
For all of his wit, charm and success, a little bit of the boy who once was nicknamed "Fat Albert' still clings to "Today" show weatherman and feature anchor Al Roker.
It's there in the excess 140 pounds that once draped Roker's frame. It's in his...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Susan Heisler, a retired grocery store merchandiser and recreational pool player, died of lung cancer March 3 at the Chesapeake Hospice's Mandrin Center in Harwood. The Glen Burnie resident was 55.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Bush Street, she was the...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 1:49 PM
James Wilmer "Bill" Bowles Jr., retired CEO of Evapco Inc., died Dec. 28 of lung cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 66.
Born and raised in Leonardtown, Mr. Bowles was a 1966 graduate of St. Mary's Ryken High School and earned a degree in history from...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Lawrence E. Paradis, a retired cameraman whose career with WMAR-TV spanned nearly four decades, died Saturday of lung cancer at his Kingsville home. He was 87.
Lawrence Ernest Paradis was born and raised in Groton, Conn., where he graduated in 1943...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:32 PM
NASHVILLE -- Impacted first hand by colleagues being diagnosed by cancer, public relations officials from Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs announced Monday afternoon they have organized a unique online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Patricia Cook-Ferguson, a longtime Baltimore teacher and president of the Baltimore County NAACP known for wearing multiple hats in advocating for youth education and civil rights advancements, died Wednesday of complications from lung cancer. She was 56....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Dr. Gary S. Hill, an internationally renowned renal pathologist and the former chief of pathology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, died Tuesday from lung cancer. He was 74.
Dr. Hill pioneered a new technique for biopsies of tissue, in addition...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Over the next two weeks, Orioles reliever Adam Russell will get a visit from two of his biggest fans.
Fiona Galvin, 6, and her three-year-old brother Tommy will light up at the first sight of their "Uncle Bubba." In the offseason,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Charlie Zill, the popular long-time usher at Camden Yards who entertained Orioles fans with his “Zillbilly” dance during the seventh-inning stretch, died late Saturday night of lung cancer. He was 56.
Zill, who had been diagnosed with cancer...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Come hungry to the Ten Oaks Ballroom from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 17. The Fifth District Volunteer Fire Department will host a country breakfast for the community.
Proceeds from the breakfasts help provide equipment for the volunteers. The cost is $9 for...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Charlie Zill got his wish — and then some.
The long-time usher at Camden Yards, who has stage 4 lung cancer, watched his beloved Orioles play one more time Wednesday night.
Wearing an Orioles cap and jersey over his trademark "Zillbilly"...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:15 AM
I became frightened when I read the commentary by Norman Meadow ("Nuclear blows away wind," Feb. 1). I wanted to say so much, but my thoughts were running way beyond the commentary. Just one example: The reactor at Chernobyl still contains enough...