Posts Tagged: Alzheimer’s disease

Half of the Memphis Horns, Andrew Love brought soul to hits by Elvis, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor

MEMPHIS – Saxophonist Andrew Love, one-half of the renowned Memphis Horns, has died. The 70-year-old musician passed away at his home on Thursday night, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Love and his longtime partner, trumpeter Wayne Jackson, made their early

Half of the Memphis Horns, Andrew Love brought soul to hits by Elvis, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor

MEMPHIS – Saxophonist Andrew Love, one-half of the renowned Memphis Horns, has died. The 70-year-old musician passed away at his home on Thursday night, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Love and his longtime partner, trumpeter Wayne Jackson, made their early

Rabbi and scholar W. Gunther Plaut, 99, wrote Torah commentary that helped define Reform Judaism

TORONTO – Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a rabbi in the United States before serving at a major Toronto congregation for four decades and authoring a Torah commentary that has become a standard text

Rabbi and scholar W. Gunther Plaut, 99, wrote Torah commentary that helped define Reform Judaism

TORONTO – Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a rabbi in the United States before serving at a major Toronto congregation for four decades and authoring a Torah commentary that has become a standard text

Harry Keough, 84, played on US soccer team that stunned England in World Cup in 1950

(You can imagine how England’s defeat – and the United States’ win – went down in Europe in 1950. Must have been a huge embarrassment on the continent.) ST. LOUIS – Harry Keough, a St. Louis postman who reached the

Harry Keough, 84, played on US soccer team that stunned England in World Cup in 1950

(You can imagine how England’s defeat – and the United States’ win – went down in Europe in 1950. Must have been a huge embarrassment on the continent.) ST. LOUIS – Harry Keough, a St. Louis postman who reached the

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ cousin John Davis, 82, penned ‘inside’ books about the Bouviers

NEW YORK – John H. Davis, a prolific chronicler of prominent American families including the Kennedys, the Guggenheims, the Gambinos and the family he shared with his cousin, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — the Bouviers of New York and East Hampton

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ cousin John Davis, 82, penned ‘inside’ books about the Bouviers

NEW YORK – John H. Davis, a prolific chronicler of prominent American families including the Kennedys, the Guggenheims, the Gambinos and the family he shared with his cousin, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — the Bouviers of New York and East Hampton

Co-author of influential ‘The Mother’s Almanac,’ Elia Parsons was no expert – just a mom

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Elia S. Parsons wasn’t a doctor, a professor or, at first glance, an expert of any sort. She was a Capitol Hill mom — just the sort of woman to help write “The Mother’s Almanac,” a homespun

Co-author of influential ‘The Mother’s Almanac,’ Elia Parsons was no expert – just a mom

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Elia S. Parsons wasn’t a doctor, a professor or, at first glance, an expert of any sort. She was a Capitol Hill mom — just the sort of woman to help write “The Mother’s Almanac,” a homespun

You’ve GOT to hear this ensemble, classical music impresario Omus Hirshbein, 77, would say

NEW YORK CITY – Omus Hirshbein, a colorful, headstrong arts administrator who directed important concert series at Hunter College and the 92nd Street Y, founded the New York Chamber Symphony and held posts at the National Endowment for the Arts,

You’ve GOT to hear this ensemble, classical music impresario Omus Hirshbein, 77, would say

NEW YORK CITY – Omus Hirshbein, a colorful, headstrong arts administrator who directed important concert series at Hunter College and the 92nd Street Y, founded the New York Chamber Symphony and held posts at the National Endowment for the Arts,

Gordon Hirabayashi, 93, defied World War II Japanese-American internment orders

EDMONTON, Alberta – Gordon Hirabayashi, who was imprisoned for defying the federal government’s internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II but was vindicated four decades later when his conviction was overturned, died on Monday in Edmonton, Alberta. He was 93.

Gordon Hirabayashi, 93, defied World War II Japanese-American internment orders

EDMONTON, Alberta – Gordon Hirabayashi, who was imprisoned for defying the federal government’s internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II but was vindicated four decades later when his conviction was overturned, died on Monday in Edmonton, Alberta. He was 93.