Today's Obituaries of Notable People

  • Mark Shand, 62 (1951 - 2014)

    Mark Shand

    The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Royal officials in Britain say that the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall in New York.Clarence House said that the 62-year-old Mark Shand died in the hospital Wednesday after falling late Tuesday.It said in a statement that Camilla, her husband Prince Charles and all of her family members...

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  • Eric Hill (2014)

    Eric Hill

    More details regarding Eric's passing will be provided as they become available.

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  • Conrado Marrero, 102 (1911 - 2014)

    Conrado Marrero

    PETER ORSI, The Associated PressHAVANA (AP) — Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.Marrero's grandson said he died in the early afternoon."He woke up in the morning and it...

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  • Beverly Hanson, 89 (1924 - 2014)

    Beverly Hanson

    DOUG FERGUSON, The Associated PressIt didn't take Beverly Hanson long to realize that playing golf was more rewarding than writing about it.The pay was better, too.Equipped with a journalism degree from North Dakota, she went to work at The Fargo Forum for 50 cents an hour and was assigned to cover a men's golf tournament. Her first byline was under the name "Ben Hanson" because the editor...

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  • Harry Koundakjian (2014)

    Harry Koundakjian

    DEEPTI HAJELA, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Harry Koundakjian, a former photographer and photo editor for The Associated Press in the Middle East and New York City, has died. He was 83.Koundakjian died Monday at a Manhattan hospital, from complications of open heart surgery he had in February, his daughter, Lola Koundakjian, said.Born in Syria, Koundakjian finished high school in Lebanon...

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