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Galpin Motors’ longtime first lady Jane Boeckmann dies at 90

Jane Boeckmann, the first lady of Galpin Motors and matriarch of the Southern California auto-dealership family, has died at age 90, according to family members. Her life story — which included piloting planes and driving race cars, as well as myriad honors for both business and humanitarian endeavors — was surely worthy of a movie. She died April 28 of pancreatic cancer, according to her family. Working with her husband, Bert Boeckmann, she helped to turn Galpin Motors into one of the most prom...
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Bobby Unser, 3-time Indy 500 champ in legendary racing family, dies at 87

By Jenna Fryer | Associated Press Bobby Unser, a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and part of the only pair of brothers to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” has died. He was 87. He died Sunday at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico of natural causes, Indianapolis Motor Speedway said Monday. Unser won the Indy 500 in 1968, 1975 and 1981. His younger brother, Al, is one of only three four-time Indy 500 winners in race history. Al Unser won the race in 1970, 1971, 1978 and 1987. The Unser fa...
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LA remembers Eli Broad, businessman, philanthropist, dead at 87

LOS ANGELES — Tributes were pouring in Saturday for businessman, philanthropist and art collector Eli Broad, who died Friday at the age of 87. Broad, who left an indelible imprint on Los Angeles’ cultural scene, died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center following a long illness, according to Suzi Emmerling, spokeswoman for the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. “As a businessman Eli saw around corners, as a philanthropist he saw the problems in the world and tried to fix them, as a citizen he saw the po...
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Billionaire Eli Broad, who reshaped Los Angeles' landscape, dead at 87

In this Sept. 16, 2015 file photo Eli Broad poses for a photo at his museum, "The Broad" in downtown Los Angeles. AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File Businessman and philanthropist Eli Broad died Friday at the age of 87 after a lengthy illness. The self-made billionaire helped shape the city of Los Angeles, building museums and funding cultural institutions. Broad built two Fortune 500 companies during his lifetime, and Forbes estimated his fortune at $6.9 billion. See more stories on Insider...
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Eli Broad, Billionaire Philanthropist, Dies at 87

Eli Broad, the successful business leader who later help transform the arts, culture and architecture of Los Angeles, died Friday afternoon at 87. The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, where Broad and his wife Edye have served as full-time philanthropists since 1999, announced Broad’s death. Broad amassed his wealth by creating two successful businesses: Kaufman […]
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Johnny Crawford, former child star known for TV’s ‘The Rifleman,’ dead at 75

Actor Johnny Crawford, an original Mouseketeer known for playing Chuck Connors’ son in “The Rifleman” TV series from 1958-63, has died at age 75, his family announced Friday, April 30. Crawford, who lived in the Glendale area, died Thursday evening with Charlotte, his wife, by his side, according to family members. A cause of death was not given, but Crawford had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2019 before he contracted COVID-19 and then pneumonia, according to information posted to h...
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Johnny Crawford, ‘The Rifleman’ Star, Dead at 75

Actor Johnny Crawford, known for playing Chuck Connors’ son in ABC series “The Rifleman” from 1958-63, has died. He was 75. “It is with great sadness and heaviness of heart that the Johnny Crawford Legacy team announce the passing of Johnny Crawford,” it was posted on the Johnny Crawford Legacy website. “He passed away peacefully […]
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Al Schmitt, Grammy-winning music producer, dies at 91

By Hillel Italie | Associated Press NEW YORK — Twenty-time Grammy winner Al Schmitt, whose extraordinary career as a recording engineer and producer included albums by Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and many other of the top performers of the past 60 years, has died at age 91. Schmitt’s family announced on Facebook that he died Monday, without identifying a specific cause. Schmitt lived in the Los Angeles area. A relative, who did not want to be identified, confirmed Schmitt’s death to Th...
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Former Vice President Walter Mondale, who served with Jimmy Carter, dead at 93

Walter Mondale, Former Vice President of the United States, sat on stage with former President Jimmy Carter during a celebration of Mondale's 90th birthday Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota's campus in Minneapolis. Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via Getty Images Walter Mondale, who served as vice president under Jimmy Carter, died at the age of 93. See more stories on Insider's business page. Walter Mondale, who served as vice pr...
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Harry Potter and Peaky Blinders Star Helen McCrory Passes Away at 52

Harry Potter and Peaky Blinders star Helen McCrory passes away at 52 ComingSoon.net is saddened to report that award-winning actress Helen McCrory died today in London after a “heroic battle’ with cancer at age 52. McCrory’s husband, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis (Billions), took to Twitter to share the news of her passing. RELATED: Emmy Winner & Golden Globe Nominee Jessica Walter Dies at Age 80 pic.twitter.com/gSx8ib9PY9 — Damian Lewis (@lewis_damian) April 16, 2021 McCrory ...
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Bernie Madoff, Wall Street financier and Ponzi scheme organizer, has died at age 82

Financier Bernard Madoff arrives at Manhattan Federal court on March 12, 2009 in New York City. Madoff is scheduled to enter a guilty plea on 11 felony counts which under federal law can result in a sentence of about 150 years. Stephen Chernin/Getty Images Bernie Madoff, the Wall Street financier-turned-Ponzi scheme kingpin, has died of natural causes, aged 82, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.He is survived by his wife, Ruth Madoff.Born in New York City in 1938, Madoff founded a sto...
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Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and TOM HAYS | The Associated Press NEW YORK  — Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. He was 82. Madoff died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, apparently from natural causes, the person said. The person was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity. Last year, Ma...
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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99. Philip spent a month in hospital earlier this year before being released on March 16 to return to Windsor Castle. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, married Elizabeth in 1947 and was the longest-serving consort in British history. He retired from public engagements in 2017 after carrying out more than 20,000 of them. Philip was a member of the Greek royal family and was born on the Gr...
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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died at 99

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99. Philip spent a month in hospital earlier this year before being released on March 16 to return to Windsor Castle. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, married Elizabeth in 1947 and was the longest-serving consort in British history. He retired from public engagements in 2017 after carrying out more than 20,000 of them. Philip was a member of the Greek royal family and was born on the Gr...
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Goodbye, LG Mobile. We’re going to miss you

LG has announced it will close its mobile division, marking the end of a wildly creative -- and often crazy -- era of smartphone design.
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WWII-era veteran Leo Haggerty dies at 94; revered coach at St. Anthony, La Mirada high schools

Leo Haggerty, a high school football star who’d just led his team to a state championship in Pennsylvania, enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Why would he do that? He was just 18 and needed only one semester to get a high school diploma. But it was just like Haggerty to do what he would call “the right thing and give back,” the same philosophy he followed throughout his life as a legendary football coach at St. Anthony High School in Long Beach and La Mirada High School and as a succ...
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104

By Hillel Italie | Associated Press NEW YORK — Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children’s author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104. Cleary’s publisher HarperCollins announced Friday that the author died Thursday in Northern California, where she had lived since the 1960s. No cause of death was given. Trained as a librarian, Cleary didn’t start writing books until her early 30s whe...
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Larry McMurtry, novelist beloved for chronicles of the American West, dies at 84

By Cynthia Osterman | Reuters Novelist Larry McMurtry, who wrote of complex relationships in novels such as “The Last Picture Show” and “Terms of Endearment,” and then helped redefine the American Old West with the epic “Lonesome Dove,” has died at 84, his publicist said Friday. McMurtry died Thursday night, publicist Amanda Lundberg said. She did not immediately have any further details, including how or where the author died. McMurtry, writer/producer Diana Ossana and director Ang Lee hold t...
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Emmy Winner & Golden Globe Nominee Jessica Walter Dies at Age 80

Emmy winner & Golden Globe nominee Jessica Walter dies at age 80 ComingSoon.net is saddened to report (via Variety) that Emmy winner and two-time Golden Globe nominee Jessica Walter, best known for her roles in the Jason Bateman-led ensemble sitcom Arrested Development and beloved FX animated series Archer, has died at the age of 80. Though an exact cause of death has yet to be determined, sources report that Walter passed away in her sleep in her New York home. RELATED: Legendary Actor Yap...
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Jessica Walter, actress who starred in ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘Archer,’ dies at 80

French actor Yves Montand (R) meets US actress Jessica Walter before the filming of “Grand Prix” directed by John Frankenheimer (L) at the terrace of an hotel in Paris on April 9, 1966. / AFP PHOTO / – (Photo credit should read -/AFP via Getty Images) LOS ANGELES – AUGUST 13: (L to R) Cast members Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, Will Arnett, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Bateman, Jessica Walter and Portia de Rossi pose at a cocktail party and script reading for FOX-TV’s “Arrested De...
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Oscar-nominated actor George Segal dead at 87

By Jill Serjeant | Reuters LOS ANGELES – George Segal, the Oscar-nominated actor who sparred with Richard Burton in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” romanced Glenda Jackson in “A Touch of Class” and won laughs in the TV sitcom “The Goldbergs,” has died at the age of 87, his wife Sonia said on Tuesday. “The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to complications from bypass surgery,” Sonia Segal said in a statement to entertainment outlets Variety and Dea...
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Texas Roadhouse founder Kent Taylor reportedly died by suicide after suffering from severe 'post-Covid related symptoms'

Irene Jiang / Business Insider Kent Taylor, who founded Texas Roadhouse in 1993, died Thursday at the age of 65. Taylor's family said he died by suicide after "a battle with post-Covid related symptoms." Louisville's mayor remembered Taylor as a 'kind and generous spirit' who put others first. See more stories on Insider's business page. Kent Taylor, the founder and CEO of Texas Roadhouse, known for his deep care for workers and entrepreneurial spirit, died Thursday at...
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Texas Roadhouse founder Kent Taylor died by suicide after suffering from severe 'post-Covid related symptoms'

Irene Jiang / Business Insider Kent Taylor, who founded Texas Roadhouse in 1993, died Thursday at the age of 65. Taylor's family said he died by suicide after "a battle with post-Covid related symptoms." Louisville's mayor remembered Taylor as a 'kind and generous spirit' who put others first. See more stories on Insider's business page. Kent Taylor, the founder and CEO of Texas Roadhouse, known for his deep care for workers and entrepreneurial spirit, died Thursday at...
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Kent Taylor, the 'maverick entrepreneur' who founded Texas Roadhouse, has died at 65

Irene Jiang / Business Insider Kent Taylor, who founded Texas Roadhouse in 1993, died Thursday at the age of 65. Taylor was most recently the board chairman and the chief executive officer. Louisville's mayor remembered him as a 'kind and generous spirit' who put others first. See more stories on Insider's business page. Kent Taylor, the founder and CEO of Texas Roadhouse, known for his deep care for workers and entrepreneurial spirit, died Thursday at age 65, the company ...
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Legendary Actor Yaphet Kotto Dies at Age 81

Legendary actor Yaphet Kotto dies at age 81 It is with great sadness that ComingSoon.net must report (via New York Times) that legendary actor Yaphet Kotto has passed away at age 81 at his home in the Philippines. During his five decade career on stage and screen Kotto landed iconic roles including the blue collar technician Parker in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi landmark Alien (1979), the Bond villain Kananga/Mr. Big in the Roger Moore 007 entry Live and Let Die (1973), and the compassionate Police...
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Roger Mudd, longtime TV journalist, dies at 93

By Dave Bryan | Associated Press Roger Mudd, the longtime political correspondent and anchor for NBC and CBS who once stumped Sen. Edward Kennedy by simply asking why he wanted to be president, has died. He was 93. CBS News says Mudd died Tuesday of complications of kidney failure at his home in McLean, Virginia. During more than 30 years on network television, starting with CBS in 1961, Mudd covered Congress, elections and political conventions and was a frequent anchor and contributor to vario...
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Than Pok, legendary Cambodian community leader in Southern California, dies at 77

Than Pok accepting award at the 40th anniversary gala of United Cambodian Community in October, 2017. Courtesy photo. Than Pok (Courtesy photo) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Than Pok with former Long Beach Councilwoman Tonia Reyes Uranga. Courtesy photo Than Pok is playfully held up by his sons and daughter at the 40th Anniversary gala of United Cambodians Communities in 2017. Courtesy photo Show Caption of Expand Than Pok, a legendary leader wh...
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Faithful line up to pay respects to LA televangelist Price, who got his start at Inglewood church

The lines of parishioners arrived even before doors opened at 11 a.m. Thursday to pay their respects to the late televangelist Rev. Frederick K.C. Price. The leader of the Crenshaw Christian Center megachurch who died at age 89 on Feb. 12 from complications related to COVID-19. Guests walked silently — masked and socially distanced — past Price’s casket on the floor of the 10,000-seat Faithdome arena in South Central Los Angeles. A video about the pastor’s life played on a large monitor above th...
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Bunny Wailer, reggae icon and last Wailers member, dead at 73

By Kate Chappell | Reuters KINGSTON – Bunny Wailer, the legendary Jamaican reggae singer who founded the Wailers with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh and was the last surviving founding member, has died at a hospital after suffering a stroke. He was 73. “This is a great loss for Jamaica and for Reggae,” said Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, calling him “a respected elder statesman of the Jamaican music scene.” Wailer’s given name was Neville O’Riley Livingston but he was known affectionately as...
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Vernon Jordan, activist, ex-Clinton adviser, dead at 85

By Jeff Martin and Errin Haines | Associated Press ATLANTA — Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died, according to a statement from his daughter. He was 85. “My father passed away last night around 10p surrounded by loved ones his wife and daughter by his side,” Jordan’s daughter, Vickee Jordan Adams, said in a statement released Tuesday to CBS...
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