Obituary

Dave Goldberg

Silicon Valley Executive Dave Goldberg, Husband Of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Dies

David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47.

05/02/2015

This picture, taken on June 3, 2004, shows Japanese industrial designer Kenji Ekuan in Tokyo. Ekuan, who created a classic soy-sauce bottle that decorated store shelves and kitchen counters across the world, died at 85 at a hospital in Tokyo on February 8, 2015. One of the key pioneers in the modern Japanese industrial designs, Ekuan designed a sauce dispenser for Kikkoman in 1961.  AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS    JAPAN OUT        (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Designer Of Iconic Soy Sauce Bottle, Bullet Train Dies

The Japanese industrial designer responsible for the iconic red-capped soy sauce dispenser and other designs and logos died on Sunday.

02/09/2015

Mario Cuomo

Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo Dies At 82

Former New York governor Mario Cuomo died Thursday of natural causes due to heart failure at his home, the same day his son Andrew started his second term as governor.

01/01/2015

Bryan Burwell (CBS Sacramento)

Daily Madden: Prominent Sports Columnist Bryan Burwell Dies At 59

Prominent St. Louis sports columnist Bryan Burwell has died at the age of 59, according to a newspaper report Thursday.

12/04/2014

Paul Revere

Paul Revere Of Raiders Rock Band Dies At 76

Paul Revere, the organist and leader of the Raiders rock band, has died. He was 76.

10/05/2014

Joseph McNamara

Former San Jose Police Chief Joseph McNamara Dies At 79

Joseph McNamara, crime researcher and San Jose’s police chief for 15 years who recently criticized the police shooting of an unarmed black teen in Missouri, died Friday at age 79

09/19/2014

Casey Kasem (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Top 40 Countdown Host Casey Kasem, Former SF ‘Screaming’ Deejay, Dead At 82

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday.

06/15/2014

Maya Angelou attends the Norman Mailer Center's Fifth Annual Benefit Gala sponsored by Van Cleef & Arpels at the New York Public Library on October 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for The Norman Mailer Center)

Bay Area Writer Recounts Maya Angelou’s Influence On Her Life, Career

I fall in love with writers, and Maya Angelou was my first. She changed me from a reader into a writer. Her courage, her wherewithal, her way of weaving words that can both break your heart and set you free gave me the bravery to put onto paper the realities of a life lived.

05/28/2014

An obituary in a newspaper. (CBS)

Obituaries – A Time-Honored, Expensive Tradition

Placing an obituary in the newspaper when a loved one dies is a time-honored tradition, but many mourners are discovering it’s also an expensive one that easily run into the hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

05/22/2014

Mickey Rooney (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Acting Legend Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

CBS-LA reports one of the biggest child stars in entertainment history has passed away…

04/06/2014

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