Nobel-Winning Cal Tech Physicist Murray Gell-Mann Dies at 89Former Cal Tech professor Murray Gell-Mann, acclaimed as a giant of 20th century physics, a Nobel laureate who helped discover and classify subatomic particles such as the quark, has died at his Santa Fe home.
Reggie Cobb, Former NFL Back, 49ers Scout, Dies at 50Former NFL running back and University of Tennessee star Reggie Cobb has died at 50. His death was announced Saturday by the San Francisco 49ers.
'Father Jay,' Rector of Oakland's Cathedral of Christ the Light, Dies at Age 70The Very Rev. Jay Matthews, the rector of the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland and a fixture in Oakland's Catholic community for three decades, died Saturday night of an apparent heart attack.
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, Known for 'Airwolf,' 'Big Wednesday' Dies at 73A death certificate shows that Jan-Michael Vincent died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 10 in a North Carolina hospital and no autopsy was performed. He was 73.
Nancy Wilson, Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer, Dies at 81Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.
Actress Sondra Locke Dies Unpublicized in November at Age 74Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke died Nov. 3 at her Los Angeles home of cardiac arrest stemming from breast and bone cancer. It is not clear why it took nearly six weeks to come to light.
Anthony York, Younger Brother of 49ers CEO, Dies at Age 35Anthony York, the 35-year-old son of 49ers owners Denise DeBartolo York and John York, and the brother of team CEO Jed York, has died, the team announced Saturday.
Ken Berry, Star of 'F Troop,' Dies at Age 85Popular actor and dancer Ken Berry, who starred as the affable and clumsy Capt. Wilton Parmenter in the 1960s sitcom "F Troop," has died. He was 85.
George H.W. Bush, 41st U.S. President, Dies at Age 94George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, whose long life in the public sphere was defined by service to his country, has died. He was 94.
Filmmaker Nicolas Roeg Who Directed Bowie and Jagger Dies at 90Nicolas Roeg, the prominent British film director known for making provocative films and working with rock stars Mick Jagger and David Bowie over a six-decade career, has died.
Jim Taylor, Fierce Fullback for Mighty Packers, Dies at 83Jim Taylor, the Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers' unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday. He was 83.
Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis As a Girl, Dies in Corte MaderaSonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the Nazis, has died. She was 93.
Hollywood Icon Burt Reynolds Dead At Age 82Burt Reynolds, the handsome, Emmy-winning television star and a film actor known for performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and for an active off-screen love life died at age 82.
Neil Simon, Broadway's Master of Comedy, Dies at 91Playwright Neil Simon, whose laugh-filled hits such as "The Odd Couple," ''Barefoot in the Park" and his "Brighton Beach" trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations, has died at age 80.