Monthly Archives: February 2012

Eleanor Callahan, 95, was photographer/husband Harry Callahan’s muse because she never said no

ATLANTA – Eleanor Callahan, the muse for her husband, Harry Callahan, whose varied and sensual photographs of her taken over more than 50 years can be said to rank with Alfred Stieglitz’s of Georgia O’Keeffe, died on Tuesday in a

Eleanor Callahan, 95, was photographer/husband Harry Callahan’s muse because she never said no

ATLANTA – Eleanor Callahan, the muse for her husband, Harry Callahan, whose varied and sensual photographs of her taken over more than 50 years can be said to rank with Alfred Stieglitz’s of Georgia O’Keeffe, died on Tuesday in a

With little English, Moy Lee, 92, survived extortion attempt to introduce ‘Brooklyn Chinese food’ to south Florida

WILTON MANORS, Fla. – Moy Lee, an early operator of Chinese restaurants in South Florida, died Friday at her Wilton Manors home after a long illness, a family member said Tuesday. She was 92 and had lived in the city

With little English, Moy Lee, 92, survived extortion attempt to introduce ‘Brooklyn Chinese food’ to south Florida

WILTON MANORS, Fla. – Moy Lee, an early operator of Chinese restaurants in South Florida, died Friday at her Wilton Manors home after a long illness, a family member said Tuesday. She was 92 and had lived in the city

WWII exploits behind enemy lines brought ‘Band of Brothers’ Buck Compton, 90, recognition late in life.

BURLINGTON, Wash. – As a Los Angeles deputy district attorney, Lynn D. “Buck” Compton was known for heading the three-man team that successfully prosecuted Sirhan B. Sirhan for the 1968 slaying of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. But it was

WWII exploits behind enemy lines brought ‘Band of Brothers’ Buck Compton, 90, recognition late in life.

BURLINGTON, Wash. – As a Los Angeles deputy district attorney, Lynn D. “Buck” Compton was known for heading the three-man team that successfully prosecuted Sirhan B. Sirhan for the 1968 slaying of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. But it was

First female general manager in NFL Europe League, Kathrin Platz, 46, remembered for her heart

Kathrin Platz, who died Saturday at the age of 46 after a brave battle against illness, will go down in NFL Europe League history for two milestones. In 2005, she was named the general manager of the Hamburg Sea Devils

First female general manager in NFL Europe League, Kathrin Platz, 46, remembered for her heart

Kathrin Platz, who died Saturday at the age of 46 after a brave battle against illness, will go down in NFL Europe League history for two milestones. In 2005, she was named the general manager of the Hamburg Sea Devils

City boy-turned-farmer, David Geis, 45, realized boyhood dream by raising bison on sustainable farm.

LAMBERTON, Minn. – What started with a city boy’s dream to raise bison on the prairie grew to one of Minnesota’s larger agricultural enterprises, one firmly rooted in generosity, forward-thinking conservation practices and spiritual faith. David Geis, whose care for

City boy-turned-farmer, David Geis, 45, realized boyhood dream by raising bison on sustainable farm.

LAMBERTON, Minn. – What started with a city boy’s dream to raise bison on the prairie grew to one of Minnesota’s larger agricultural enterprises, one firmly rooted in generosity, forward-thinking conservation practices and spiritual faith. David Geis, whose care for

‘Nutracker’ character dancer Shaun O’Brien danced with the New York City ballet a remarkable 42 years

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Shaun O’Brien, one of the country’s most celebrated character dancers, whose four vigorous decades with the New York City Ballet included more than 30 holiday seasons as Herr Drosselmeyer, the kindly eccentric at the heart of

‘Nutracker’ character dancer Shaun O’Brien danced with the New York City ballet a remarkable 42 years

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Shaun O’Brien, one of the country’s most celebrated character dancers, whose four vigorous decades with the New York City Ballet included more than 30 holiday seasons as Herr Drosselmeyer, the kindly eccentric at the heart of

Master of marketing, former Seattle Sonics GM Gary Volchok got his start with roller derby team

MERCER ISLAND, QWASH. – Gary Volchok knows how he’ll begin and end the eulogy for his father Zollie, one of the architects of the Sonics team that won the 1979 NBA title. The middle part of his address is giving

Master of marketing, former Seattle Sonics GM Gary Volchok got his start with roller derby team

MERCER ISLAND, QWASH. – Gary Volchok knows how he’ll begin and end the eulogy for his father Zollie, one of the architects of the Sonics team that won the 1979 NBA title. The middle part of his address is giving