Surgeon and bioethicist Sherwin Nuland surmounted tragedies and depression to write the critically acclaimed, unflinchingly detailed masterpiece on the untidy process of dying.
Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was a respected surgeon and bioethicist at Yale University and author of two modestly successful books when he was approached in the early 1990s by a young literary editor. The agent was looking for someone to write a book about what happens to the body and mind during the process of dying, and Nuland had been recommended to him.
Kalvert began directing music videos in the late 1980s, scoring a hit with his first major assignment, 'Parents Just Don't Understand.'
Scott Kalvert, a director who made music videos for performers such as Will Smith and Cyndi Lauper and directed a teenage Leonardo DiCaprio in the 1995 film "The Basketball Diaries," died Wednesday at his Woodland Hills Home. He was 49.
The orthopedic surgeon invented a transplant procedure that saved the Dodgers pitcher's arm and the careers of many other major leaguers.
In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to figure it out."
Branching into TV, the radio show host 'helped change the look of game shows' in the 1970s.
Geoff Edwards, a Los Angeles radio personality and TV game show host who for years flew weekly to Sacramento to emcee the California Lottery's "Big Spin," died Wednesday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica.
Ray Andersen (August 08, 1916 - April 01, 2013) Ray Andersen, 96, passed away of cancer on April 1, 2013. Ray was born on August 8, 1916 in Teton City, Idaho to Guy M. Andersen and Libbie Neibaur. Ray married his sweetheart, his “apple” as he ca...
Shirley Ann Pitt (May 20, 1935 - March 29, 2013) (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - Shirley Ann Pitt passed away March 29, 2013. She was born May 20, 1935 to Fredrick and Erna David Zacharias in Persia, Iowa. Shirley married Larry D. Pitt on October 27, 1953 i...
Verada Blanche Talbot Apr 18, 1927 - Mar 29, 2013 (HURRICANE, Utah) - Verada Talbot, age 85, passed away Friday, March 29, in Hurricane, Utah. She was born April 18, 1927 in Salt Lake City, UT. Interment will be Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m....