Ben Davidson, the hulking defensive end who starred for the Oakland Raiders in the 1960s before becoming a famous television pitch man, has died at 72.
R.C. Owens, a longtime 49ers front office man and eight-year NFL wide receiver whose impressive leaping ability earned him the nickname “Alley Oop” and helped popularize the basketball phrase, died Sunday at age 77.
Artist Thomas Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, died Friday.
A memorial service is being held Wednesday for San Francisco financier and philanthropist Warren Hellman, who died Sunday at the age of 77.
San Francisco financier and philanthropist Warren Hellman died Sunday at the age of 77, according to news reports.
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.