The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes ... In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 New York Avenue, New York, NY, 10131-0112. www.chapmans-mortuary.com. CARL MCQUAID, 64, of Ironton ... (Herald-Dispatch)
NEW YORK (AP) — Former major league pitcher Sammy Ellis, who became an All-Star with the Cincinnati Reds in 1965, has died. He was 75. The funeral home handling the arrangements said Ellis died Friday in Temple Terrace, Florida. It didn't provide details ... (Yakima Herald)
The New York Times has this lengthy obituary of Paul Boutelle, who was the Socialist Workers Party vice-presidential nominee in 1968. The obituary even has a picture, which is somewhat rare for Times obituaries. Boutelle changed his name in 1979 to Kwame ... (Ballot Access News)
He was a skilled politician, a passionate abolitionist, and (according to his obituary) ‘a man of large sympathy…always ... Reckner’s presentation will use new archival research and archaeological evidence to uncover the remarkable public life ... (Fond du Lac Reporter)
Services will be private, she said. La Rosa, a native of Brooklyn, New York, was in the Navy when Godfrey heard him sing and invited him to appear on his CBS TV show. Godfrey also urged him to come back after his discharge. La Rosa became a star of Godfrey ... (San Jose Mercury News)
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