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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Eileen Ford, whose agency spawned the supermodel phenomenon, dies

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:04pm by Reuters

    ... Eileen Ford 1922-2014 Woman behind the supermodel dies Eileen Ford, the founder of the Ford Models who promoted the fresh-faced look of American women and initiated the phenomenon ... in the United States for years. "American women mean a great deal to me," Ford told People magazine in 1983. "They're such lost souls, particularly the women of my generation." ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Abortion doctor who championed women's rights dies at 74

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 03:59pm by AP

    ... – made headlines in the United States when he was convicted of manslaughter in 1975 for performing an abortion. He was a great advocate for... women to have choice in their own reproductive ... girl, in her sixth month of pregnancy, failed repeatedly to abort the child through saline injections, reports said. “He was a great advocate for the rights of women to have choice in their own ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Maya Angelou: American Renaissance woman dies aged 86

    Posted May 29th 2014, 01:24am by AP

    ... and category, becoming one of the first black women to enjoy mainstream success as an author and thriving in virtually every artistic medium. The young single mother who performed at strip clubs to earn ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ filmmaker committed suicide, family confirms

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:37am by AP

    ... inequality, the abuse of women and social mores. They came to believe that Rodriguez had died a bitter death, but it was not until after the end of apartheid and the advent of the internet ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies at age 68 after illness

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... an organ, and she suffered a stroke over Christmas 2012. Writer Caitlin Moran was one of many stars who paid tribute on Twitter, writing: "One of the funniest women who ever lived." ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Fashion designer L'Wren Scott was icon in her own right

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:31pm by NYT

    ... friend, British fashion editor Isabella Blow, died in 2007 aged 48. Scott became one of New York's most famous designers over the last decade, with a sensibility that catered to women ... in fashion trends and on the runways and designed for women, to give them confidence with their bodies in looks that were so beautiful." It was unclear if Scott had shown any signs in her work ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - OBITUARY

    Tributes pour in for 'broadcasting giant' David Coleman

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 10:15pm by AP

    ... not as fast as the world record." His death drew tributes from across the sporting world. Paula Radcliffe, the women's marathon world record holder, said: "RIP David Coleman. A true ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Walt Disney daughter Diane Miller dies at 79

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:27pm by AP

    ... we achieved that." Before stepping in to defend Gehry, Miller had shunned the limelight along with other women in the family. "We were just three women, my mother, my sister ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Doris Lessing- a writer full of 'fire and visionary power'- dies at the age of 94

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by AP

    ... included former President George W. Bush- "a world calamity"- and modern women- "smug, self-righteous". She remains best known for The Golden Notebook, in which heroine Anna ... and frigidity- and made Lessing an icon for women's liberation. Published in Britain in 1962, the book did not make it to France or Germany for 14 years because it was considered too inflammatory. ...

  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    Notorious 'Chopper' famed for books on violent life dies at 58

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... drunk-driving and violence against women. "I know most of you out there may hate my guts- I'm not a very popular person," he once said in a drink-driving awareness commercial. "But ...




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