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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

    ... of supermodels, has died at the age of 92. Ford succumbed on Wednesday from complications from meningioma and osteoporosis, the agency said. Since starting the Manhattan agency with husband Jerry in 1946, ... Ford into one of the world's most prestigious agencies." Born and raised in New York, Ford was a model while a student, and also worked in photography, fashion and as a fashion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552113/eileen-ford-whose-agency-spawned-supermodel-phenomenon-dies
  2. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Yoga guru BKS Iyengar helped share ancient Indian practice with the world

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Trust of India news agency said. His website carried a picture of Iyengar's smiling face beside a message that read: "I always tell people, 'live happily and die ... saddened to know about Yogacharya [yoga teacher] BKS Iyengar's demise". Agence France-Presse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577861/yoga-guru-bks-iyengar-helped-share-ancient-indian-practice-world
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Beloved actor's 'sobriety was intact and he was brave' as he struggled with his conditions, Susan Schneider says Hollywood actor Robin ... issuing a statement through an agency, said the 63-year-old's most recent problems had been with his mental health and with Parkinson's, a degenerative nerve disorder. "It is our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574162/robin-williams-was-suffering-parkinsons-disease-wife-reveals
  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    Filmmaker Menahem Golan dies in Israel at the age of 85

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by AP

    ... Associated Press The filmmaker who gave the public its 'schlock' Menahem Golan 1929-2014 Menahem Golan, a veteran Israeli filmmaker who built an empire on the back of brawny men beating others senseless in a host of 1980s films, has died in Tel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570182/filmmaker-menahem-golan-dies-israel-age-85
  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    James Brady, Reagan’s press secretary, dies at 73

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:24pm by AP

    ... "We are heartbroken to share the news that our beloved Jim 'Bear' Brady has passed away after a series of health issues," Brady's family said in a statement. "His ... we're dealt'". Of the four people struck by gunfire in the assassination attempt by John Hinckley, who was later found to be mentally ill, Brady was the most seriously wounded. A news ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567062/james-brady-reagans-press-secretary-dies-73
  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Last Hiroshima bomb crew survivor Theodore VanKirk dies at 93

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:45pm by AP

    ... veterans, VanKirk did not talk much about his service. "I didn't even find out that he was on that mission until I was 10 years old and read some old news clippings in my ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562920/last-hiroshima-bomb-crew-survivor-theodore-vankirk-dies-93
  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    'Godfather of Make-up' Dick Smith dies aged 92

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:44pm by AP

    ... Dick Smith 1922-2014 'Godfather of Make-up'who transformed the stars Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning "Godfather of Make-up" who amused, fascinated and terrified moviegoers by devising unforgettable transformations for Marlon Brando in Th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564448/godfather-make-dick-smith-dies-aged-92
  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dies aged 89

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 12:19am by AFP

    ... in 1982. Agence France-Presse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556216/broadway-legend-elaine-stritch-dies-aged-89
  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Discount supermarkets pioneer Karl Albrecht, co-founder of Aldi chain, dies

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:56pm by BLOOM

    ... Karl Albrecht 1920-2014 Karl Albrecht's Aldi supermarkets changed way many families shopped Cheap-groceries pioneer leaves US$21b fortune Karl Albrecht, the German businessman who became one the world's wealthiest people after co-founding the Al ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557277/discount-supermarkets-pioneer-karl-albrecht-co-founder-aldi-chain-dies
  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    Rockford Files and Maverick star James Garner dies aged 86

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Rockford Files actor also conquered the big screen in The Great Escape Maverick star with easy-going charm James Garner 1928-2014 Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wise-cracking frontier gambler in Maverick ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556912/rockford-files-and-maverick-star-james-garner-dies-aged-86

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