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Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby, Founder Of Dolby Laboratories, Dies

The company said that Dolby died in his home in San Francisco. He had been living with Alzheimer’s and was diagnosed with acute leukemia…

09/12/2013

Lotfi Mansouri (credit: Terrence McCarthy/National Endowment for the Opera Honors)

Former SF Opera Director Lotfi Mansouri Dies At 84

Former general director of the San Francisco Opera for 13 years, Lotfi Mansouri has died. He was 84….

08/31/2013

Notable Deaths 2013

Sid Bernstein, Who Brought The Beatles To The Bay Area, Dies

Misty-eyed music promoter Sid Bernstein, who booked The Beatles’ concert tours at the Cow Palace and Candlestick Park, passed away at the age of 95…

08/21/2013

Lee Thompson Young is seen here in a scene from TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" (credit: TNT/CBS News)

Former Smallville Star, Lee Thompson Young Dead At 29

Police say the former “Smallville” star died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound…

08/19/2013

Notable Deaths 2013

‘Real World San Francisco’ Star, Sean Sasser Dies At 44

AIDS activist Sean Sasser, who rose to fame on season 3 of MTV’s “The Real World: San Francisco” has died. He was 44. …

08/08/2013

George Duke (credit: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Jazz Keyboardist George Duke Dies At 67

A representative said the San Rafael-born, Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist has died…

08/06/2013

Darren Criss (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Darren Criss On Montieth’s Death; ‘We’re Picking Up The Pieces’

The actor opened up about the loss of “Glee” star Cory Monteith during a visit to “Conan” on Thursday…

08/02/2013

Notable Deaths 2013

Bruce Lee’s ‘Enter The Dragon’ Co-Star, Jim Kelly Dies

Actor Jim Kelly, who played a glib American martial artist in “Enter the Dragon” with Bruce Lee, died Saturday. He was 67…

07/01/2013

Running back Chuck Muncie #48 of the San Diego Chargers runs behind the protection of teammate offensive guard Ed White #67 during a game against the Cleveland Browns at Jack Murphy Stadium on September 25, 1983 in San Diego, California. The Browns won 30-24. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Former Cal Star, NFL Pro Bowler Chuck Muncie Dead At 60

Former California Golden Bear running back Chuck Muncie has died at the age of 60. The cause of death was a heart attack.

05/14/2013

Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

Missing Hiker Found Dead Near Yosemite’s Vernal Fall

Rangers found the body of 73-year-old Kenneth Stensby of Edina, Minn., near the base of Vernal Fall, where he had apparently fallen after stopping to take a photo of a waterfall. Search crews had found his backpack on Sunday at the top of the waterfall. His camera was not in the pack.

05/07/2013

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