Posts Tagged Obituaries

Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair dies at 84

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler who played all 11 of his seasons with his hometown San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 84.

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Former Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone dead at 70

In this Oct. 31, 1977. file photo, Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, right, speaks at a news conference in Chicago with teammate, running back Walter Payton looking on. Buffone, who played 15 seasons for the Bears, was found dead of natural causes Monday, April 20, 2015, at a home on Chicago’s West Side. He was 70. Buffone retired after the 1979 season with 24 career interceptions, the most for any Bears linebacker. He also held the team's record for most games played with 186. (AP Photo/Charles E. Knoblock, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, whose reputation for being a passionate football player carried over into his career as a sports broadcaster, was found dead Monday in his home, according to police.

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Czech hockey great Jaroslav Holik dies at 72

PRAGUE (AP) — Jaroslav Holik, an offensive forward who helped Czechoslovakia win a hockey world title and an Olympic bronze medal in 1972, has died. He was 72.

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Chef Homaro Cantu, who blended science and food, dies

In this Nov. 7, 2013 photo Chef Homaro Cantu poses for a photo at his restaurant Moto in Chicago. Authorities say Cantu was found dead in Chicago, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in a building where he had planned to open a brewery. The Cook County medical examiner's office confirmed the death but did not release a cause. (Chandler West/Sun-Times Media via AP)

CHICAGO (AP) — Chef Homaro Cantu, who artfully blended science and fine dining at his Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant, has died.

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Percy Sledge, who sang ‘When A Man Loves a Woman,’ dies

In this March 14, 2005 file photo, Percy Sledge accepts his award during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," died, Tuesday April 14, 2015. He was 74. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) — Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74.

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