Posts Tagged: San Francisco

Bad at the messy business of dying, we’re stronger than we think, columnist says during father’s last days

SAN FRANCISCO – The hospice nurse said on Tuesday that my father could be gone within 24 hours. It was no surprise. He’d been bedridden for days, and on the list of 10 signs that death is near, he had

Bad at the messy business of dying, we’re stronger than we think, columnist says during father’s last days

SAN FRANCISCO – The hospice nurse said on Tuesday that my father could be gone within 24 hours. It was no surprise. He’d been bedridden for days, and on the list of 10 signs that death is near, he had

An option quarterback in an era of drop-back passers, Freddie Solomon, 59, excelled in the NFL

TAMPA — Freddie Solomon, the dazzling University of Tampa quarterback and Super Bowl champion receiver with the San Francisco 49ers, died Monday after a nine-month battle with colon and liver cancer. Mr. Solomon was 59. Known locally as “Fabulous Freddie,”

An option quarterback in an era of drop-back passers, Freddie Solomon, 59, excelled in the NFL

TAMPA — Freddie Solomon, the dazzling University of Tampa quarterback and Super Bowl champion receiver with the San Francisco 49ers, died Monday after a nine-month battle with colon and liver cancer. Mr. Solomon was 59. Known locally as “Fabulous Freddie,”

Putting aside a privileged background, Edwina ‘Eddie’ Eastman found success in a small Colorado apple orchard

PAONIA, Colo. – If one saying could represent the 94 years of Edwina “Eddie” Ellis Eastman’s life, it would have to be, “Give it your best.” The privileged Stanford University graduate turned small-town farmer asked her family members, friends, fellow

Putting aside a privileged background, Edwina ‘Eddie’ Eastman found success in a small Colorado apple orchard

PAONIA, Colo. – If one saying could represent the 94 years of Edwina “Eddie” Ellis Eastman’s life, it would have to be, “Give it your best.” The privileged Stanford University graduate turned small-town farmer asked her family members, friends, fellow

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San Francisco nightclub DJ Soloman Kahn, 34, is killed in taxi accident in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand – Solomon Kahn, a disc jockey who was a fixture on the San Francisco nightclub scene and at Golden State Warriors home games, died Tuesday in a car accident in Bangkok. He was 34. Mr. Kahn, who performed

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San Francisco nightclub DJ Soloman Kahn, 34, is killed in taxi accident in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand – Solomon Kahn, a disc jockey who was a fixture on the San Francisco nightclub scene and at Golden State Warriors home games, died Tuesday in a car accident in Bangkok. He was 34. Mr. Kahn, who performed

First person: Steven Leiber was ‘one of the world’s top experts on artists’ books and printed ephemera’

SAN FRANCISCO – I am sad to write that Steven Leiber has died after a long illness. Steve was a participant in Public Collectors. You can listen to hours of recordings of Steve discussing artist’s boxed editions with his assistant

First person: Steven Leiber was ‘one of the world’s top experts on artists’ books and printed ephemera’

SAN FRANCISCO – I am sad to write that Steven Leiber has died after a long illness. Steve was a participant in Public Collectors. You can listen to hours of recordings of Steve discussing artist’s boxed editions with his assistant

Researcher Richard Olney, 64, dies of Lou Gehrig’s disease that he was trying to cure

MARIN COUNTY, Calif. – Richard Olney, an internationally renowned researcher who dedicated his life to finding a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease, died Jan. 27 after his own eight-year battle with the disease. He was 64.The University of California at San

Researcher Richard Olney, 64, dies of Lou Gehrig’s disease that he was trying to cure

MARIN COUNTY, Calif. – Richard Olney, an internationally renowned researcher who dedicated his life to finding a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease, died Jan. 27 after his own eight-year battle with the disease. He was 64.The University of California at San

Arts patron Harry Kullijian, 91, married Carol Channing late in life

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Harry Kullijian, the husband of Broadway legend Carol Channing, died Monday at Eisenhower Medical Center, a day short of his 92nd birthday. A family spokesman said Kullijian — a former rancher and Central Valley political leader

Arts patron Harry Kullijian, 91, married Carol Channing late in life

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Harry Kullijian, the husband of Broadway legend Carol Channing, died Monday at Eisenhower Medical Center, a day short of his 92nd birthday. A family spokesman said Kullijian — a former rancher and Central Valley political leader