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Historian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48

HELENA, Mont. — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48.

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

FILE - In this Oct. 28, 1997 file photo, John Forbes Nash, 1994 Economics Nobel Prize winner, takes a break during the European School of Economics conference in Rome. Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful …

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1994 file photo, Princeton University professor John Nash speaks during a news conference at the school in Princeton, N.J., after being named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for economics. Nash, whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A…

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John and Alicia Nash arrive at the 74th annual Academy Awards. The couple died Saturday in a car crash.

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

TRENTON, N.J. — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that wo…

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'Blues can never die': B.B. King's music lives on

'Blues can never die': B.B. King's music lives on

"As long as people have problems, the blues can never die."

May 16, 2015 1:00 am Photos

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'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

FILE - In this April 18, 2006 file photo, B.B. King plays during his 10,000th career performance in an appearance at his club in New York. King died Thursday, May 14, 2015, peacefully in his sleep at his Las Vegas home at age 89, his lawyer said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

FILE - In this June 20, 2008 file photo, musician B.B. King performs at the opening night of the 87th season of the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. King died Thursday, May 14, 2015, peacefully in his sleep at his Las Vegas home at age 89, his lawyer said. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

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'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, Blues legend B.B. King pauses during an interview in Los Angeles. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursd…

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'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

'Blues can never die': B.B. King reigned but music lives on

FILE - In this April 21, 1980 file photo, B.B. King, left, and an accompanist perform during the opening of the 1980 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. King died Thursday, May 14, 2015, peacefully in his sleep at his Las Vegas home at age 89, his lawyer said. (AP Photo, File)

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Deaths

Deaths

The deceased are from Tucson unless otherwise noted.

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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.

May 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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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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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Deaths

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

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