Digital Imaging Pioneer Charles Geshke, Co-Founder of Adobe, Dies at Age 81Charles “Chuck” Geschke, co-founder with John Warnock of Adobe Inc. who helped develop Portable Document Format (PDF) technology, died Friday at his home in Los Altos.
Brian Rohan, San Francisco 'Dope' Lawyer Who Defended Grateful Dead Dies at 84Brian Rohan, who was known as San Francisco’s “dope lawyer” for 1960s counterculture clients like the Grateful Dead and Ken Kesey, has died. He was 84.
Actor George Segal Dies Of Complications After Bypass Surgery, At 87George Segal, the banjo player turned actor who was nominated for an Oscar for 1966′s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” died Tuesday in Santa Rosa, according to his wife..
Jazz Piano Giant, Return To Forever Founder Chick Corea Dies at 79Chick Corea, a towering jazz pianist with a staggering 23 Grammy Awards who pushed the boundaries of the genre and worked alongside Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, has died. He was 79.
Larry Flynt, Hustler Magazine Editor and First Amendment Champion, Dead at 78Porn purveyor Larry Flynt, who built Hustler magazine into an adult entertainment empire while championing First Amendment rights, died Wednesday. He was 78.
MLB Hall Of Famer Hank Aaron Dies At Age 86The Atlanta Braves announced Friday morning that Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and former home run king Henry "Hank" Aaron died at the age of 86.
Prentice Earl Sanders, SFPD's First Black Chief, Dies At 83Former San Francisco Police Chief Prentice Earl Sanders--the city's first Black police chief--died on Monday, Police Chief Bill Scott announced.
'Gilligan's Island' Star Dawn Wells Dies Of COVID-19 At Age 82Dawn Wells, best known for portraying the girl-next-door Kansas castaway Mary Ann Summers on the iconic 1960s CBS sitcom "Gilligan's Island," died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19. She was 82.
Civil Rights Pioneer, 'Freedom Rider' Bruce Boynton Dies, At 83Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark “Freedom Rides” of 1961 that helped dismantle segregation in the South, died Monday. He was 83.
Kool & The Gang Co-founder, Singer, Producer Ronald 'Khalis' Bell Dies At 68Ronald “Khalis” Bell, a co-founder, singer and producer of the group Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 68.
Bud 'Dog' Turner, Cal Football Fixture for Half Century, Dies at Age 84Bud “Dog” Turner, who worked in various roles for the Cal football program for a half-century, has died. He was 84.
Gail Sheehy, Author Of Bestselling 70's Self Help Book 'Passages' Dies, At 83Gail Sheehy, the journalist, commentator and pop sociologist whose best-selling “Passages” helped millions navigate their lives from early adulthood to middle age and beyond, has died. She was 83.
Russell Kirsch, Digital Photo Pioneer and Father of the Pixel, Dies at 91Russell Kirsch, a computer scientist credited with inventing the pixel and scanning the world’s first digital photograph, died Aug. 11 at his home in Portland, Oregon.
Malik B, Founding Member Of The Roots Dies at 47Malik B founding member of The Roots, has died. He was 47.
Television Host Regis Philbin Dies at 88Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” has died at 88.