Posts Tagged ‘Dies’

Paul Royle, WWII Veteran Who Took Part In ‘The Great Escape’, Dies Aged 101

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101. The escape was the subject of a […]

Larry Harvey, Famed Washington Medical Marijuana Patient, Dies From Cancer

Larry Harvey, a Washington state medical marijuana patient who had faced 10 years in prison in a high-profile federal pot case, died Thursday at age 71, a family spokeswoman said.  Harvey succumbed to pancreatic cancer in Colville, Washington, Kari Boiter, a medical marijuana activist and spokeswoman for the family, told HuffPost. Federal prosecutors dropped all […]

Louis Stokes, Longtime Ohio Congressman, Dies At Age 90

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, a 15-term congressman from Ohio who took on tough assignments looking into assassinations and scandals, has died. He was 90. His death, confirmed by a family statement, comes a month after he announced he had brain and lung cancer. Stokes was elected to the House in 1968, […]

Shalin Shah Dies Peacefully After Inspiring The World To Treasure Every Day And Every Sunset

After inspiring people around the world to find the beauty in every day, Shalin Shah died Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the age of 22. His family and friends shared the news on the Facebook page, “Sunsets for Shalin.” Shalin passed away peacefully surrounded by his parents, Frances [his wife] and close family. At the […]

CottageCutz Elites Steel Dies

CottageCutz Elites Steel Dies Available designs: Baby Girl Clothes and rugged baby boy clothes. Cut amazing shapes out of paper, cardstock, adhesive-backed paper, vinyl, vellum and more. Die has an easy release coating along with pin holes that aids in the removal of the cardstock. Material: Steel. Collection: Elites. Adapters and shims may be required […]

Sarah Brady, Gun Control Activist, Dies At 73

Sarah Kemp Brady, who became an activist for gun control after her husband was shot in the head in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Friday. Brady, 73, died in a retirement community in Alexandria, Virginia, after battling pneumonia, family members said in an email. Brady’s husband, former White House Press Secretary James […]

Sri Lankan President’s Youngest Brother Dies After Axe Attack

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s youngest brother has died two days after he was attacked with an ax in what authorities said was a personal dispute. Priyantha Sirisena, 42, died in a private hospital in Colombo on Saturday after he was airlifted from his hometown of Polonnaruwa in North-Central province […]

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death Used – After her plane crashes, a seventeen-year-old girl spends eleven days walking through the Peruvian jungle. Against all odds, with no food, shelter, or equipment, she gets out. A better equipped group of adult survivors of the same […]

Karen DeCrow Dead: Former President Of NOW Dies At 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrated activist and civil rights lawyer Karen DeCrow, who led the National Organization for Women in the 1970s, died Friday at her home near Syracuse. She was 76. Longtime friend Rowena Malamud confirmed DeCrow’s death from melanoma. She said DeCrow, who started out as a journalist and was a prolific writer, […]

Shirley Temple Dead: Former Child Star And U.S. Ambassador To Ghana And Czechoslovakia Dies At 85

Shirley Temple Black, iconic child star and former U.S. ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia, died on Feb. 10 in California, The Associated Press reports. Cause of death was not released. She was 85. Black was a Depression-era box office draw for her work in numerous 1930s films, including “Bright Eyes” and “Curly Top.” According to […]