Millie Hughes-Fulford, Trailblazing Astronaut, Dies At 75 In San Francisco HomeMillie Hughes-Fulford, a trailblazing astronaut and scientist who became the first female payload specialist to fly in space for NASA, died following a yearslong battle with cancer, her family said.
Best-Selling Novelist Eric Jerome Dickey Dies Of Cancer, At 59Eric Jerome Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance and eroticism in “Sister, Sister,” “Waking With Enemies” and dozens of other stories about contemporary Black life, has died at age 59.
Cecilia Chiang, San Francisco Chef Credited For Bringing Authentic Chinese Cuisine To America, Dies At 100San Francisco chef Cecilia Chiang, who blazed a trail for Chinese cuisine in the United States, died Wednesday. She was 100.
Cliff Robinson, Former Golden State Warrior And Top NBA 6th Man, Dies At 53Former Golden State Warrior Cliff Robinson, an early star in UConn’s rise to power and longtime top sixth man in the NBA, died Saturday. He was 53.
Longtime Giants Pitcher, Former Cy Young Winner Mike McCormick Dies At Age 81Longtime Giants pitcher Mike McCormick, who won the Cy Young Award in 1967, has died. He was 81.
Former San Francisco DA, Supervisor Terence Hallinan Dies At 83Terence Hallinan, a former criminal defense lawyer who went on to become a San Francisco supervisor and then the San Francisco District Attorney died on Friday at the age of 83.
Lee Mendelson, Producer Of 'Peanuts' Specials, Dies At 86Lee Mendelson, the Bay Area producer behind dozens of "Peanuts" specials including "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and the song "Christmas Time Is Here," has died.
National AIDS Memorial Grove Volunteer Jack Porter DiesJack Porter, a San Francisco volunteer who worked tirelessly to establish and maintain the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park, has died.
Mark Hurd, Oracle CEO, Dies At 62Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, two of Silicon Valley's most storied companies, has died. He was 62.
Pumpsie Green, 1st Black Player On Red Sox, Dies In San Leandro HospitalFormer Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85.
Grand Canyon Plunge Kills Man From Santa RosaAuthorities say a man who died April 3 in a fall over the edge of the Grand Canyon while alone at the national park was from Santa Rosa.
Olympic Cyclist, Stanford Grad Student Kelly Catlin Dies At 23Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin, a graduate student at Stanford University, died late last week, USA cycling confirmed Sunday. She was 23.
Legendary Napa Valley Vintner John Shafer Dies At 94Vintner John Shafer, who was part of a generation that helped elevate sleepy Napa Valley into the international wine powerhouse it is today, has died. He was 94.
Broadway Legend, San Francisco Native Carol Channing Dies At 97Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly" on Broadway and beyond, has died.
San Francisco Giants Legend Willie McCovey DiesThe San Francisco Giants announced Wednesday that Hall of Fame slugger Willie McCovey has died at age 80.