Posts Tagged: diabetes

Hounded by Al-Shabaab, beloved Somali radio journalist Hassan Mohamed, 45, dies in exile

NAIROBI – Veteran Somali radio journalist Hassan Mohamed, 45, died early yesterday morning in Eastleigh, a Nairobi suburb. He had fled Mogadishu in 2010, having been threatened, kidnapped, and shot twice. One of hundreds of Somali refugees in Kenya, many

Hounded by Al-Shabaab, beloved Somali radio journalist Hassan Mohamed, 45, dies in exile

NAIROBI – Veteran Somali radio journalist Hassan Mohamed, 45, died early yesterday morning in Eastleigh, a Nairobi suburb. He had fled Mogadishu in 2010, having been threatened, kidnapped, and shot twice. One of hundreds of Somali refugees in Kenya, many

Bookstore that David Ishii, 76, ran was ‘like a stop on the Underground Railroad for Asian-American writers’

SEATTLE – David Ishii, whose secondhand bookstore was a fixture of the Pioneer Square neighborhood from 1972 to 2005, died Thursday at the age of 76. Mr. Ishii was legendary for his unusual bookstore, which he opened in 1972, and

Bookstore that David Ishii, 76, ran was ‘like a stop on the Underground Railroad for Asian-American writers’

SEATTLE – David Ishii, whose secondhand bookstore was a fixture of the Pioneer Square neighborhood from 1972 to 2005, died Thursday at the age of 76. Mr. Ishii was legendary for his unusual bookstore, which he opened in 1972, and

Son of St. Louis, R&B singer David Peaston went national after winning ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

ST. LOUIS – David Peaston, 54, an R&B and gospel singer who scored national fame after winning on “Showtime at the Apollo” during the late ’80s, died Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2012) from complications of diabetes at his home in St.

Son of St. Louis, R&B singer David Peaston went national after winning ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

ST. LOUIS – David Peaston, 54, an R&B and gospel singer who scored national fame after winning on “Showtime at the Apollo” during the late ’80s, died Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2012) from complications of diabetes at his home in St.

Self-dubbed ‘The Ugly One,’ King Stitt, 72, helped pioneer rap reggae

KINGSTON, Jamaica  — King Stitt, a pioneer in rap reggae, died Tuesday in his Caribbean homeland of Jamaica. He was 72. Stitt died at his home in the capital of Kingston after a long fight with prostate cancer and diabetes,

Self-dubbed ‘The Ugly One,’ King Stitt, 72, helped pioneer rap reggae

KINGSTON, Jamaica  — King Stitt, a pioneer in rap reggae, died Tuesday in his Caribbean homeland of Jamaica. He was 72. Stitt died at his home in the capital of Kingston after a long fight with prostate cancer and diabetes,

Harold Kistler, 70, played piano in a number of restaurants in Media, Pa.

(From The Philadelphia Inquirer on Jan. 30, 2012.) Harold Kistler, 70, of Media, a piano player and singer who entertained diners in local restaurants for more than 30 years, died Friday, Jan. 13, at Riddle Memorial Hospital of complications from

Harold Kistler, 70, played piano in a number of restaurants in Media, Pa.

(From The Philadelphia Inquirer on Jan. 30, 2012.) Harold Kistler, 70, of Media, a piano player and singer who entertained diners in local restaurants for more than 30 years, died Friday, Jan. 13, at Riddle Memorial Hospital of complications from