Obituaries

FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in Washington. The wife of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. She was 67. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich's death Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The team didn't provide further details. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 19, 2018 - 7:27 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. She was 67. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich's death Wednesday. The team didn't provide further details. "We mourn the loss of Erin," Spurs general manager RC Buford said in a team statement. "She was a strong,...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ceremony hosted by Congregation Beth Israel in Houston. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. ( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 9:40 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — In his first public comments since his wife's death, former President George H.W. Bush said Wednesday that he used to tease his spouse of 73 years that he had a complex about how much people liked her. That fact, he said, is buoyed by stories about Barbara Bush's warmth and wit...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/File)
April 18, 2018 - 2:04 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the snowy-haired first lady was real. The wife of the nation's 41st president and mother of the 43rd brought a plainspoken, grandmotherly style to...
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FILE - In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)
April 17, 2018 - 10:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. Mrs. Bush brought a grandmotherly...
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CORRECTS YEAR OF PHOTO TO 1988, INSTEAD OF 1998 - FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1988, file photo, President-elect George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are shown during a morning beachfront news conference in Gulf Stream, Fla. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
April 17, 2018 - 9:37 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local): 9:35 p.m. A spokeswoman says former President George H.W. Bush held the hand of his wife, Barbara Bush, all day and was by her side when she died. Jean Becker, the chief of staff at Bush's office in Houston...
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FILE- In this June 10, 2014, file photo, Nicole Mellon, left, and Matthew Mellon, right, attend the Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon launch event in New York. Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon has died. His cousin Peter Stephaich confirmed Mellon's death but declined Tuesday, April 17, 2018, to provide any details. He was 54. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
April 17, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon has died. He was 54. His cousin Peter Stephaich confirmed Mellon's death but declined Tuesday to provide any details. He had struggled with drug addiction, and reports said he died at a rehabilitation center in Cancun, Mexico. Mellon comes from the Mellon and...
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This 2010 image released by NPR shows newscaster Carl Kasell. Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to “Morning Edition" and later his wit to “Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" died, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, of complications from Alzheimer's disease in Potomac, Md. He was 84. (Doby Photography/NPR via AP)
April 17, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died. He was 84. NPR said Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer's disease in Potomac, Maryland. He retired in 2014...
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FILE - In this May 19, 1988, file photo, Harry Anderson poses after a press conference in New York. Authorities said, Monday, April 16, 2018, that actor Harry Anderson of "Night Court" comedy series fame died in North Carolina. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 16, 2018 - 10:18 pm
Harry Anderson, the actor best known for playing an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the television comedy series "Night Court," was found dead in his North Carolina home Monday. Anderson was 65. A statement from the Asheville Police Department said officers...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2012, file photo, Hal Greer speaks with the media during a press conference in Huntington, W.V. Greer, a Hall of Fame guard and the Philadelphia 76ers' career leading scorer, has died. The Sixers said Greer died Saturday night, April 14, 2018, in Arizona after a brief illness. He was 81. (AP Photo/The Herald-Dispatch, Mark Webb, File)
April 16, 2018 - 10:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hal Greer, a Hall of Fame guard and the Philadelphia 76ers' career leading scorer, has died. The Sixers said Greer died Saturday night in Arizona after a brief illness. He was 81. Greer spent 15 seasons with the Syracuse Nationals and Philadelphia 76ers and finished his career...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2006, file photo, retired Marine Gunnery Sgt. R. Lee Ermey takes a break for a smoke outside New River Air Station's Staff NCO club in Jacksonville, N.C. Ermey, a former marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died. His longtime manager Bill Rogin says he died Sunday morning, April 15, 2018, from pneumonia-related complications. He was 74. (Randy Davey/The Jacksonville Daily News via AP, File)
April 15, 2018 - 9:07 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died. Ermey's longtime manager Bill Rogin says he died Sunday morning from pneumonia-related complications. He was...
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