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Former White House Chef Found Dead in Forest Near Taos Ski Valley
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, sadness, death, family, celebrity, White House chef, Walter Scheib, Taos, New Mexico, news )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - taosnews.com
A renowned chef who went missing while hiking in the mountains above Taos Ski Valley June 13 was found dead Sunday. A search team located Walter Scheib, 61, approximately 1.7 miles from the trail head where his car was found Tuesday evening.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Justice for Charleston Church Shooting Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: Charleston shooting, justice, society, law, government, ethics, culture, americans, violence, obituary, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please stand with the community of Charleston for justice âEUR" sign this time-sensitive petition urging US Attorney General Loretta Lynch to prosecute the shooter under state and federal hate crime laws if the initial reports of racist motives are proven
RIP: BB King Dies: King of the Blues Passes Away in Las Vegas at the Age of 89
Society & Culture  (tags: society, obituary, B B King, King of the Blues, RIP, arts, culture )

Cal
- 49 days ago - usmagazine.com
The world has lost a legend. Blues singer BB King has died at his Las Vegas home at the age of 89, his lawyer has confirmed to the Associated Press.
RIP: Sam Simon, 'Simpsons' Producer and Philanthropist, Dies at 59
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Sam Simon, humor, TheSimpsons, society, politics, movies, tv, culture, americans )

Cal
- 115 days ago - cnn.com
Sam Simon, the nine-time Emmy Award-winning comedy writer and producer who helped develop "The Simpsons," made millions after leaving the show in 1993 and then donated his riches to charity, has died, his foundation announced on Facebook. He was 59.
RIP: From the Archives: Leonard Nimoy on
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, movies, tv, Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek, obituary, culture, americans, interesting )

Cal
- 124 days ago - cbsnews.com
He talks about what the role meant to him and his career; about competition among the show's ensemble cast; how fans kept the sci-fi series alive through syndication and beyond
Suave French Actor Louis Jourdan Dies at 93 ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Louis Jourdan, celebrity, arts, culture, society, sadness, death, women, world, movies, news )

Carrie
- 137 days ago - people.com
Hollywood has had many quintessential young Englishmen, but from the late 1940's through the early 60's, there was only one quintessential young Frenchman: Louis Jourdan.
RIP: Bob Simon, '60 Minutes' Correspondent, Killed In NYC Car Crash
Society & Culture  (tags: tv, obituary, celebrity, society )

Cal
- 140 days ago - npr.org
Longtime 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon was killed in a car crash on Wednesday. He was 73.
Bob Simon, CBS Correspondent, Dead At 73 (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: auto accident, celebrity, media, news, 60 Minutes, Bob Simon, obituary, sadness, death, society )

Carrie
- 141 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The veteran newsman was reportedly a passenger in a town car when it collided with another vehicle stopped at a traffic light in Manhattan around 7 p.m. ET, police told the Associated Press.
Saudi King Abdullah Dies, New Ruler Is Salman
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah, obituary, world, sadness, family, government, politics, society, news )

Carrie
- 161 days ago - reuters.com
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television.
Anita Ekberg, Star of La Dolce Vita, Dies Aged 83
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, obituary, movies, Anita Ekberg, sadness, society, culture, news, world )

Carrie
- 171 days ago - theguardian.com
Swedish actor Anita Ekberg, star of La Dolce Vita, has died at the age of 83. Ekberg's lawyer, Patrizia Ubaldi, confirmed she died in Rome on Sunday morning following a series of illnesses. She had been hospitalised most recently after Christmas.
RIP: Singer Joe Cocker Is Dead at 70
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, music, Joe Cocker, rock 'n' roll )

Cal
- 192 days ago - cnn.com
Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.
Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, sadness, obituary, usa, society )

Cal
- 193 days ago - nytimes.com
Two police officers sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn were shot at point-blank range and killed on Saturday afternoon by a man who, officials said, had traveled to the city from Baltimore vowing to kill officers.
RIP: Joan Rivers Overcame the 'Handicap of a Woman Comic'
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, culture, society, women, JoanRivers, celebrity )

Cal
- 301 days ago - artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com
Joan Rivers, the irreverent comedian known for her sharp wit and sharper tongue, died Thursday in Manhattan. She was 81.
Joan Rivers Dies at 81
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, celebrity, Joan Rivers, women, death, society )

Carrie
- 302 days ago - people.com
Joan Rivers, a raucous and often-ubiquitous comedic presence on TV and nightclubs since the 1960s, has died. She was 81. "She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends.
'The Brightest Star in the Comedy Galaxy': Billy Crystal Honors Robin Williams at the Emmys (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, obituary, Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, society, world, sadness )

Carrie
- 311 days ago - rawstory.com
Comedian Billy Crystal honored his colleague and longtime friend Robin Williams on Monday night to cap off the award show's traditional segment honoring performers who have died over the past year.
 

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