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Obituaries

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia.

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Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90

MILAN (AP) — Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90.

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'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

This May 2012 photo provided by Open Road Media shows Bel Kaufman at home in New York. Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of the American high sc…

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'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

NEW YORK (AP) — Bel Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of the American high school, died Friday at age 103.

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Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty zinger-slinger

Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty zinger-slinger

NEW YORK — Elaine Stritch was more than a Broadway actress. She was a New York institution, strolling around in a fur coat, porkpie hat or oversized sunglasses. She often wore shorts and ties, or just black stockings and a white, flowing shirt. Her weapon of choice was the zinger.

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Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty, funny broad

Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty, funny broad

Elaine Stritch

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Star loses two family members: Eleanor Rice Feeney and Walt Nett

Star loses two family members: Eleanor Rice Feeney and Walt Nett

The Star lost two members of its extended family last month: Eleanor Rice Feeney, 90, who died April 21 in Tucson, and Walt Nett, 59, who died April 23 in Lubbock, Texas.Both were journalism pioneers who enriched the news business, the community and their friends.

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Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Curls and dimples: Shirley Temple dies at 85

Shirley Temple as “Little Miss Marker.” She was a symbol of optimism and innocence who gave the nation a respite during the Depression. The adorable Shirley possessed acting skills far beyond her years.

February 11, 2014 2:37 pm
Let us remember some Tucsonans who died in 2013

Let us remember some Tucsonans who died in 2013

Before ringing in the new year, and keeping in mind that no gathering of names can possibly be complete, we’d like to take a few minutes to remember some of our Southern Arizona neighbors who died in 2013.

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Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Tucson ad man and artist Earl Wettstein died Wednesday at the age of 81.

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Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Wettstein, Tucson ad man and artist, dies

Artist Earl Wettstein looks over his choice of colors for one of his paintings while working in his studio at his home.

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Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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'Tax hawk' Mary Schuh dies at 77

Local-government watchdog Mary Schuh died Aug. 25 of cancer at age 77.

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The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted. Occupations are given if available.

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