Posts Tagged: Parkinson’s disease

Skateboard innovator Larry Stevenson, a lifeguard, merely wanted to help guys and girls surf on land

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Larry Stevenson, a Venice Beach lifeguard who helped popularize skateboarding in the early 1960s by marketing his Makaha boards to riders eager to essentially surf on land, has died. He was 81. Stevenson, who had Parkinson’s

Skateboard innovator Larry Stevenson, a lifeguard, merely wanted to help guys and girls surf on land

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Larry Stevenson, a Venice Beach lifeguard who helped popularize skateboarding in the early 1960s by marketing his Makaha boards to riders eager to essentially surf on land, has died. He was 81. Stevenson, who had Parkinson’s

Painting detailed motherships hovering over planets, Ralph McQuarrie helped ‘Star Wars’ get made

BERKELEY, Calif. – Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who transformed George Lucas’s rudimentary concepts and earliest scripts into lush, vivid images of intergalactic expanse and light-saber combat that became the visual core of the “Star Wars” saga, died on Saturday at

Painting detailed motherships hovering over planets, Ralph McQuarrie helped ‘Star Wars’ get made

BERKELEY, Calif. – Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who transformed George Lucas’s rudimentary concepts and earliest scripts into lush, vivid images of intergalactic expanse and light-saber combat that became the visual core of the “Star Wars” saga, died on Saturday at

‘Scenes From a Marriage’ actor Erland Josephson 88, was Ingmar Bergman’s favorite actor

STOCKHOLM – Erland Josephson, a Swedish actor who worked frequently with Ingmar Bergman on stage and screen, most notably as the star of the acclaimed 1973 film “Scenes From a Marriage,”died on Saturday in Stockholm. He was 88. His death

‘Scenes From a Marriage’ actor Erland Josephson 88, was Ingmar Bergman’s favorite actor

STOCKHOLM – Erland Josephson, a Swedish actor who worked frequently with Ingmar Bergman on stage and screen, most notably as the star of the acclaimed 1973 film “Scenes From a Marriage,”died on Saturday in Stockholm. He was 88. His death

Former Litton president Roy L. Ash, 93, advised Nixon, Ford on government budget, management

LOS ANGELES – Roy L. Ash, a co-founder and former president of Litton Industries who served as director of the Office of Management and Budget in the 1970s during the Nixon and Ford administrations, has died. He was 93. Ash,

Former Litton president Roy L. Ash, 93, advised Nixon, Ford on government budget, management

LOS ANGELES – Roy L. Ash, a co-founder and former president of Litton Industries who served as director of the Office of Management and Budget in the 1970s during the Nixon and Ford administrations, has died. He was 93. Ash,

Minneapolis Star and Tribune editor Charles Bailey, 82, ‘lived, breathed politics’

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. – Veteran journalist Charles Waldo Bailey II recorded momentous events in U.S. history, wrote bestselling political novels and ended his newspaper career on a point of principle, resigning as editor of the Minneapolis Star and Tribune to protest

Minneapolis Star and Tribune editor Charles Bailey, 82, ‘lived, breathed politics’

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. – Veteran journalist Charles Waldo Bailey II recorded momentous events in U.S. history, wrote bestselling political novels and ended his newspaper career on a point of principle, resigning as editor of the Minneapolis Star and Tribune to protest