Chester McGlockton, a four-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman who emerged as a talented assistant coach and mentor at Stanford, died Wednesday. He was 42.
Longtime peace activist Louise Clark, who owned the property on which the “Crosses of Lafayette” war memorial was built, passed away Sunday at age 86.
A bar in San Francisco celebrated Christmas in August on Friday night to remember the life of “Santa” John, who passed away last week.
A longtime San Francisco Santa Claus will receive a final sendoff this week as friends and fans come together to celebrate his life.
A man who gained fame when he was fired from his job as Santa Claus at Macy’s Union Square last year for telling off-color jokes and then rehired to preside over a local toy drive has reportedly died.
Betty Ford, the former first lady whose triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center, has died, a family friend said Friday. She was 93.
Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, died Wednesday after a four-year battle with skin cancer.
Dr. Baruch S. Blumberg, who shared the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his discovery of the hepatitis B virus, has died. He was 85.
A man believed to be the last surviving worker who helped construct the San Francisco Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge has died.
Jack LaLanne, the fitness guru and Bay Area native who inspired television viewers to trim down, eat well and pump iron for decades before diet and exercise became a national obsession, died Sunday at 96.