One of the protesters in a famous photo of a Mississippi lunch counter sit-in, John Hunter Gray, has died. Gray, a lifelong human rights activist, was 84.
Rev. Jerome LeDoux served the St. Augustine Catholic Church community in New Orleans as it successfully fought off closure after Hurricane Katrina. He died Monday at 88.
114-year-old Lessie Brown died Tuesday at her home in Cleveland Heights. Family members attributed her longevity to her love of sweet potatoes. "I don't think that's it," Brown told media in 2013.
Oz, who died Dec. 28, co-founded Peace Now, a group that calls for negotiations with Palestinians and the creation of a Palestinian state. He spoke to Fresh Air in 1988, 1991 and 2004
Herb Kelleher, who died Thursday, was known for building the business on affordable flights, and a culture that put employees and customer service first.
The '70s pop group was known for hits including "Love Will Keep Us Together," "Lonely Night" and "Muskrat Love." Dragon and musical partner Toni Tennille were married for almost 40 years.
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Comic actor-writer Bob Einstein has died of cancer at age 76. Einstein was known for playing Marty Funkhauser on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Super Dave Osborne, a goofy stuntman on late-night TV.
Tyler Trent, the former Purdue University student and superfan who captured the attention of sports fans nationwide with his fight against terminal cancer, died Monday at 20.
Throughout his career, which spanned more than half a century, he delighted viewers as an inept stuntman and as Marty Funkhouser. He died on Wednesday after recently being diagnosed with cancer.
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