James Gandolfini, who won three Emmys for his portrayal of Tony Soprano on “The Sopranos” television show, has died of a heart attack at age 51 while vacationing in Italy, according to HBO.
Longtime Bay Area television and radio personality Jerry Graham died on Monday, a day before his 79th birthday.
The wife of Hall of Famer Willie Mays, Mae Louise Allen Mays, has died. She was 74.
Pat Summerall, the deep-voiced NFL player-turned-broadcaster who spent half of his four decades calling sports famously paired with John Madden, died Tuesday. He was 82.
After a long battle with cancer, renowned mezzo-soprano singer, Zheng Cao of the San Francisco Opera, passed away at the age of 46…
Conrad Bain, who starred as the kindly white adoptive father of two young African-American brothers in the TV sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes,” has died in his hometown of Livermore. He was 89.
George Gund III, the original owner of the San Jose Sharks, has died. He was 75. The Sharks said Gund died Tuesday after a battle with cancer.
Huell Howser, the homespun host of public television’s popular “California’s Gold,” has died at age 67.
For 30 years, Efren Bernal painted San Francisco’s world-famous cable cars. The longtime artist died from cancer this week.
A 69-year-old American sociologist and researcher on teen sexuality and AIDS died of apparent natural causes Saturday while climbing a volcano in Ecuador, his brother said Thursday.