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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Robin Williams was suffering from Parkinson’s disease, wife reveals

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 12:55pm by AFP

    ... Williams, found dead this week after an apparent suicide, was suffering from depression and the early stages of Parkinson's disease, his wife said on Thursday. The beloved comedian's ... afraid," she said. "Robin's sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson's disease, which he ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tributes pour out for soul singer Bobby Womack, US music legend dead at 70

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 04:36pm by AFP

    ... in the decade. His health problems included drug addiction, diabetes, colon cancer and the early signs of Alzheimer's disease. It was unclear if any of these ailments contributed to his death. When ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Casey Kasem, US 'king of top 40', dies at 82

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by AP

    ... Parkinson's disease and that his wife was isolating him from friends and family members. Kasem also suffered from Lewy body disease, a form of dementia. A judge last month temporarily stripped his ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - OBITUARY

    Former Marlboro man dies from smoking-related disease

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 05:48pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Los Angeles Former Marlboro man dies from lung disease Another of the Marlboro Men who portrayed the rugged, cigarette-puffing cowboy in a series of advertisements has ... to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lawson was an actor with bit parts on television shows such as Baretta and The Streets of San Francisco when he was hired to appear in print Marlboro ads ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Rolling Stones’ money man Prince Rupert Loewenstein dies at age 80

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:15pm by AP

    ... Prince Rupert Loewenstein 1933-2014 Prince who made the Stones kings He was the prince who helped make the Rolling Stones as rich as kings. Prince Rupert Loewenstein, the band's former business manager, helped the Stones churn their musical talent into mountains of gold. He died on Tuesday at age 80 after suffering from Parkinson's disease. The Oxford-educated ...

  6. News - China - OBITUARY

    Chongqing police ‘hero’ in Bo Xilai’s ‘strike black’ campaign commits suicide

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 12:42pm by Alice Yan

    ... crimes investigation unit, appeared to have been depressed because of his poor health. He had diabetes and heart disease. He had also recently been diagnosed with a serious liver illness and had ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Obituary: Eva Ban, the bikini woman in photo with John F. Kennedy

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:11pm by NYT

    ... Alzheimer's disease, her daughter Agi Ban said. For several years, Ban had been in nursing homes and hospitals- and the photo had gone along with her, displayed as prominently in her room as it had ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Jim Flaherty, the man who balanced Canada’s books, dies at 64

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:13pm by AP

    ... finance minister among the Group of Seven leading industrial economies until he announced he was stepping down on March 18 to return to the private sector. He battled a rare skin disease over ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Dave Brockie, uninhibited frontman of heavy metal band GWAR, dies at 50

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:56pm by AP

    ... "Flattus Maximus", died of "coronary artery thrombosis brought about by his pre-existing coronary artery disease". But investigators found on Smoot a $5 bill with a white powder ...

  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    Author and journalist Joe McGinniss dies, aged 71

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:35pm by AP

    ... was bludgeoned to death by his wife, Nancy, in their Hong Kong flat. McGinniss, who had been diagnosed with inoperable prostate cancer, died on Monday from complications related to his disease. Few ...




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