Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies At 81Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist in her own right whose reputation was sullied by scandal, has died. She was 81.
Roger Bannister, First to Run Sub 4-Minute Mile, Dies at 88Roger Bannister was the first runner to break the mythical 4-minute barrier in the mile -- one of the seminal sporting achievements of the 20th century. He died in Oxford on Saturday at the age of 88.
'M*A*S*H' Actor David Ogden Stiers Dies at Age 75David Ogden Stiers, a prolific actor best known for playing a surgeon on the "M*A*S*H" television series, has died.
Harvey Schmidt, Composer of 'The Fantasticks,' Dies at 88Harvey Schmidt, the composer of "The Fantasticks," which made its debut when Dwight D. Eisenhower was still president and became the longest running musical in history, has died.
Maverick Yosemite Climber Jim Bridwell Dies at 73Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died.
Legal Marijuana Trailblazer Dennis Peron Dies at Age 72 in San FranciscoDennis Peron, an activist who was among the first people to argue for the benefits of marijuana for AIDS patients and helped legalize medical pot in California, died Saturday at 72.
Oakland-Born Gospel Great Edwin Hawkins, Famed for 'Oh Happy Day,' Dies at 74Grammy Award winning gospel music composer, singer and chorus master Edwin Hawkins, whose arrangement of "Oh Happy Day" for a Bay Area church choir became an international hit died Monday at his home in Pleasanton.
Singer Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries Dies at Age 46Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly Monday in London, where she was recording.

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