Memorializing notable Chicagoans and people from around the world who have recently died.
The Indiana Pacers said he died early Thursday morning following complications from a cardiac arrest suffered last week at his home.
Rev. Raymond Goedert, Chicago Archdiocese official who admitted knowing of clergy sexual abuse, dead at 96
Rev. Goedert, a survivor of the Andrea Doria shipwreck, said in a 2007 deposition that he knew 25 priests had broken the law over the years by abusing children but never alerted police.
Two-time Emmy winner was a St. Ignatius College Prep grad.
Davalillo won World Series titles with the 1971 Pirates and 1973 Athletics. He had a .323 average in 22 postseason games, including 4-for-20 in the World Series.
Dr. Levin held various roles over five decades at Rush and was known as one of Chicago’s best diagnosticians. He was a mentor for generations, his colleagues said.
Wycheck developed into a trusted receiver for quarterback Steve McNair as the Titans made the playoffs four times in a five-year span from 1999-2003, including an appearance in Super Bowl XXXIV.
O’Neal’s son, Patrick, confirmed his father’s death with a post on social media Friday.
Denny Laine was a founding member of the Moody Blues and sang the hit ‘Go Now.’ He joined Paul and Linda McCartney in Wings, playing guitar and on backing vocals.
Songwriter’s bittersweet ballad ‘Fairytale of New York’ has become a modern Christmas standard.
Henry Kissinger is the only man to have served as secretary of state and national security adviser at the same time. He earned a Nobel Peace Prize but drew heated criticism.
“I’d skip the self-checkout when Arthur was there,” one library patron said
More recently, Sterhnagen had a recurring role in “Sex and the City” as Bunny MacDougal, the strong-minded mother-in-law of Charlotte (Kristin Davis), which brought her her third Emmy nomination.
Munger served as Buffett’s sounding board on investments and business decisions and helped lead Berkshire for more than five decades and served as its longtime vice chairman.
In 1970 she recorded “Mr. Big Stuff” — a sassy and soulful chart-topping anthem that became known for the infectious refrain of “Who do you think you are?”
Blues drummer Willie ‘The Touch’ Hayes, who played with B.B. King, the Temptations and Muddy Waters, dies at 73
Mr. Hayes, a prodigy on the drums from a young age, began touring with professional musicians at 16.
With brother Sid, the puppeteer created TV hits including ‘Land of the Lost,’ ‘Lidsville’ and ‘D.C. Follies.’
The Republican Senate president was known for his influence in state government and often controversial blunt comments.
Musician had been battling cancer.
She was the closest adviser to Jimmy Carter, her husband of 77 years, during his one term as U.S. president and their four decades thereafter as global humanitarians.
Linda Hirshman, lawyer and author who urged educated mothers not to stay home to raise kids, dead at 79
“The real glass ceiling is at home,” Ms. Hirshman, who lived in Lincoln Park before moving East, wrote in a controversial 2005 article.
Mr. Tate helped thousands of students reach their goals — whether it was becoming a professional, making music on the living room couch with friends, or playing alone after a day of work.
Thousands gathered Monday to remember the 29-year-old American hockey player who died after his neck was cut by a skate blade.
Mr. Stern, who greeted friends with a bear hug, made it his mission to inform people about the Holocaust, so it wouldn’t ever happen again.
Davis was drafted fifth overall by Phoenix in 1977 and became the NBA rookie of the year after averaging 24.2 points a game. He played 11 of his 16 pro seasons with the Suns, who retired his No. 6.
Family of Kenneka Jenkins, who died in Rosemont hotel freezer, to receive more than $6 million in settlement