Tom Gavin, a former Denver Post columnist and long-time newspaper man, died August 21 at his Denver home. Gavin was 91.
Category Archives: Obituaries
By Bernice Bautista, The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Mexican superstar songwriter and singer Juan Gabriel died Sunday at age 66 at his home in California, his publicist said. Gabriel was Mexico’s leading singer-songwriter and top-selling artist, with sales of more than 100 million albums. His ballads about love and heartbreak and bouncy mariachi tunes […]
Chelsey Russell, mother who drowned saving her child, overcame heart problems to become skilled athlete
When tragedy struck, Chelsey Russell had just finished a relaxing summer vacation with family and friends and was looking forward to starting a new chapter in her life.
Dr. Donald Harvey Gilden, former chairman of the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Neurology, died in Denver on Monday of cancer. He was 78.
Donna Johnson Wold, who turned down Charles M. Schulz’s marriage proposal and inspired the Little Red-Haired Girl in “Peanuts,” dies at 87.
Legendary Colorado educator Roscoe Davidson, described as “selfless” and harboring “endless compassion” for children, died Sunday morning at his home in Denver. He was 89.
A Saturday celebration of the life of former Colorado State University professor and former hostage Thomas Sutherland came with a heavy shot of his native Scotland.
Retired Army Gen. John W. Vessey, who rose through the ranks in a 46-year military career to become chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and help oversee President Ronald Reagan’s military buildup, has died. He was 94.
Kenny Baker, who played the lovable droid R2-D2 in the “Star Wars” films, achieving cult status and fans’ adulation without showing his face or speaking any lines, has died at age 81.
Carl Miller, a long-time newspaper man and former editor with The Denver Post, died Aug. 5 at his Denver home of an apparent heart attack. Miller was 77.