Posts Tagged: cancer

With trademark cigar and fedora, Bert Sugar, 74, was boxing’s brilliant encyclopedia

MOUNT KISCO, NY – Boxing suffered a great loss Sunday when the sport’s legendary journalist and historian Bert Sugar died at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco of a heart attack following a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was

With trademark cigar and fedora, Bert Sugar, 74, was boxing’s brilliant encyclopedia

MOUNT KISCO, NY – Boxing suffered a great loss Sunday when the sport’s legendary journalist and historian Bert Sugar died at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco of a heart attack following a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was

/ Jazz

Sideman for Anita O’Day, bassist Chuck Metcalf organized Seattle’s jazz community

SEATTLE – The Seattle jazz community is gathering Wednesday at the New Orleans Restaurant to celebrate one of its own — bassist Chuck Metcalf. A onetime sideman for vocalist Anita O’Day and saxophonist Dexter Gordon — and a fine composer

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Sideman for Anita O’Day, bassist Chuck Metcalf organized Seattle’s jazz community

SEATTLE – The Seattle jazz community is gathering Wednesday at the New Orleans Restaurant to celebrate one of its own — bassist Chuck Metcalf. A onetime sideman for vocalist Anita O’Day and saxophonist Dexter Gordon — and a fine composer

Self taught, Pulitzer Prize winner Alice C. Steinbach, 78, was ‘fearless’ in her writing

BALTIMORE – Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place

Self taught, Pulitzer Prize winner Alice C. Steinbach, 78, was ‘fearless’ in her writing

BALTIMORE – Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place

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Drummer Michael Hossack, 65, was one-half of The Doobie Brothers’ percussive attack

DUBOIS, Wyoming – Michael Hossack, the gifted drummer of the legendary rock band, The Doobie Brothers, died of cancer on Monday at his home surrounded by family in Dubois, Wyoming. He was 65. Affectionately known as “Big Mike,” according to

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Drummer Michael Hossack, 65, was one-half of The Doobie Brothers’ percussive attack

DUBOIS, Wyoming – Michael Hossack, the gifted drummer of the legendary rock band, The Doobie Brothers, died of cancer on Monday at his home surrounded by family in Dubois, Wyoming. He was 65. Affectionately known as “Big Mike,” according to

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

Chummy with royal family, royal reporter James Whitaker, 71, took flak for stories about Princess Di and Charles

LONDON — James Whitaker, considered by many of his peers to be the dean of the tight-knit pack of reporters who specialize in covering the British royal family, had the good fortune that comes to those in all walks of

Chummy with royal family, royal reporter James Whitaker, 71, took flak for stories about Princess Di and Charles

LONDON — James Whitaker, considered by many of his peers to be the dean of the tight-knit pack of reporters who specialize in covering the British royal family, had the good fortune that comes to those in all walks of

In 1986 World Series, Gary Carter’s single for NY Mets touched off an outrageously improbable rally

WEST PALM BEACH. Fla. – Gary Carter, the Hall of Fame catcher who helped lead the Mets to the world championship in 1986, died Thursday after a 10-month battle with brain cancer. He was 57. Kimmy Bloemers announced her father’s

In 1986 World Series, Gary Carter’s single for NY Mets touched off an outrageously improbable rally

WEST PALM BEACH. Fla. – Gary Carter, the Hall of Fame catcher who helped lead the Mets to the world championship in 1986, died Thursday after a 10-month battle with brain cancer. He was 57. Kimmy Bloemers announced her father’s