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  • In Remembrance

    Honoring American service members lost
    in Afghanistan and Iraq.
    National Obituaries
    Doris Pilkington Garimara was among 100,000 children of mixed aboriginal and white ancestry who were taken from their homes and reared in desolate settlements. She wrote "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence," the saga of her mother's escape from one such camp.

    When she was 4, Doris Pilkington Garimara was uprooted from her home in western Australia and sent to a camp for "half-caste" aboriginals, where she grew up believing she had been abandoned and forgotten by her mother.
    By Elaine Woo
    2014-04-19 09:51:00 -0600
    Nina Cassian found refuge after the secret police discovered her critical poetry in 1985. She wrote 50 books and translated Shakespeare, Moliere and Bertolt Brecht.

    Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died. She was 89.
    Associated Press
    2014-04-19 01:00:00 -0600
    'In a mythic and poetic way, he explained our origins,' said fellow Colombian author Héctor Abad Faciolince.

    When Colonel Aureliano Buendía faced the firing squad, time slipped away, and his life became a dream. Before him rose the mythical town of Macondo and its retinue of gypsies and their pipes and kettle drums and magical inventions.
    By Chris Kraul and Thomas Curwen
    2014-04-17 16:54:00 -0600
    Phillip Hayes Dean, 83, 'Paul Robeson' playwright; Cheo Feliciano, 78, famed salsa singer; Hal Cooper, 91, director of TV's 'Maude,' 'Dick Van Dyke Show'

    Phillip Hayes Dean
    2014-04-17 21:21:00 -0600
    As the Boy Scouts' chief executive, John Claerhout was known for his fundraising skills and support for inner-city L.A. teens.

    John Claerhout, a former Boy Scouts of America executive known for his finesse at fundraising and his promotion of scouting programs for thousands of inner-city Los Angeles teenagers, has died in a Northridge hospital. He was 85.
    By Steve Chawkins
    2014-04-17 20:19:00 -0600
    After more than two decades in finance, Gene Estess became head of the Jericho Project, which assists people with mental health and drug problems, and found the professional fulfillment he had lacked.

    Gene Estess, a broker who gave up the pay and perks of Wall Street for a second career helping New York City's homeless, has died. He was 78.
    Bloomberg News
    2014-04-17 01:00:00 -0600
    Gil Askey, arranger for top Motown acts, dies at 89.

    Gil Askey
    2014-04-15 21:36:00 -0600
    KCSG Obituaries
    Pule Misa (October 19, 1957 - August 1, 2011)
    (ST. GEORGE, UT) - Pule Misa, age 53, passed away early Monday morning, August 1, 2011. He was born October 19, 1957 in Western Samoa to Nuualuga Falealo and Pule Misa, Sr. Pule later married Juani...
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    Orval Webster Adams Jr. (May 31, 1928 - August 3, 2011)
    (Hurricane, UT) – Orval Webster Adams Jr. age 83, died peacefully at the home he loved on August 3, 2011. He was born May 31, 1928, in Salt Lake City, UT, the youngest of six sons, to Orval Webster...
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    Greta Polson Hirschi (December 20, 1930 - August 1, 2011)
    (Washington, UT) - Greta Polson Hirschi, age 80, passed away peacefully Monday, August 1, 2011 surrounded by her children. She was born December 20, 1930 in Jameston, Idaho to Vernal and Elma Polso...
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    Debra Lynn Cusak (April 11, 1953 - August 1, 2011)
    (St. George, UT) - Debra Lynn Cusak, 58, died August 1, 2011 in St. George, Utah. She was the second daughter of Carol and Richard Seiler of Fresno, California. Debby graduated from McLane High Sch...
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    Jessie Waite Hunt (January 12, 1917 - August 3, 2011)
    (Gunlock, UT) - Our mom, Jessie Waite Hunt, 94, the last living member of 13 siblings, joined them August 3, 2011 in Gunlock, Utah. There to greet her were her wonderful husband, Ivan Holt Hunt, he...
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    Donald Coleman Lay Sep 12, 1931 - Aug 02, 2011
    (St. George, UT) - Coach Donald Coleman Lay, 79, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at his home in St. George, Utah of natural causes. He was born September 12, 1931 in Thompsonville, Utah to Jose...
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    Anna Laura Alger Gower June 10, 1924 - July 31, 2011
    (Cedar City, UT) - Anna Laura Alger Gower, Age 87, was born June 10, 1924 and passed away on July 31, 2011 at her home in Cedar City, UT. My daughter is helping me write this, if you are reading it...
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    Shirley Neeley Cowan November 18, 1921 - August 1, 2011
    (Cedar City, UT) - Shirley Neeley Cowan, beloved mother, grandma, sweetheart grandma, sister, aunt and best friend passed away on August 1, 2011, the beginning of a new month and a new beginning fo...
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    Pule Misa (October 19, 1957 - August 1, 2011)
    (ST. GEORGE, UT) - Pule Misa, age 53, passed away early Monday morning, August 1, 2011. He was born October 19, 1957 in Western Samoa to Nuualuga Falealo and Pule Misa, Sr. Pule later married Juani...
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    Helen Elsa Pyles (June 28, 1919 - July 23, 2011)
    (Mesquite, NV) - Beloved mother and grandmother, Helen Elsa Pyles, passed away July 23, 2011 in Mesquite, Nevada, where she had been a resident for three years. She was born June 28, 1919, in Kit C...
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