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Life In Legacy - Week of November 29, 2003

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Warren Spahn - Baseball's winningest left-hander Teddy Randazzo - Singer & songwriter Elisabeth Lambert - Cooking authority and author Boyce Holleman - Mississippi legislator turned actor Bubba Hyde - Negro leagues star Roland Leclerc - Quebec's TV priest Mike Donovan - Maryland legislator Gillian Barge - 'Love, Actually' actress George Peoples - Player in the NFL Anton Burg - Chemist and boron expert Teddy Wilburn - Half of the Wilburn Brothers duo Sylvia Bernstein - Civil rights activist Jack Magoon - Hawaiian Airlines chairman Hugh Kenner - Commentator on literary modernism William Hart - Detroit's first black police chief Paul J. Haskins - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Casasanto - Philadelphia mobster Jack Emerson - Bassist, producer and manager Ruth Newhall - Author & journalist Margaret Singer - Psychologist who specialized in brainwashing Mary Queeny - Egyptian actress & producer Eugene Kleiner - Silicon Valley pioneer Hal Walker - Correspondent for CBS News Albert Nozaki - Art director in films Matilda Stepovich - Former Alaska first lady Ayatollah Sadeq Khalkhali - Ruthless Iranian judge Soulja Slim - Rapper John Patrick Hunter - Legendary Wisconsin journalist Shulamit Hareven - Israeli author & activist Rick 'Tim Tam' Wiesend - Lead singer of Tim Tam & the Turn-Ons John Steensma - Advocate for the disabled Martha Thurmond Bishop - Strom Thurmond's sister Jorge Stahl - Cinematographer Walt Conley - Folk singer Willie Liddell - Last surviving member of Oklahoma Militia Chitose Kobayashi - Japanese actress & author Eugene Karlin - Illustrator & painter Dick Thomas - Wrote & recorded 'Sioux City Sue' Ramona Barnes - Alaska legislator Eddie Gallaher - DC radio icon Janet McCloud - Indian activist who organized 'fish-ins' Tuntun - Indian singer & comedienne Abelardo Forero - Peace-seeking Columbia politician Jacques François - French character actor Sheik Abu Hassan Aref Halawi - Spiritual leader of the Druse Michael Small - Film score composer Jane Evans - Apparel industry executive Harry Thompson - NFL lineman who won championship with Rams Dick Hutton - Heavyweight wrestling champ B. S. Cohn - Anthropologist & author Chris Hemmeter - Resort hotel developer Florence Jones - Indian healer Zikra - Popular Tunisian singer Tony Alongi - Heavyweight boxer Christopher Downes - Well-known theatre dresser Robert DeWitt - First Episcopal bishop to ordain a woman Gail Knisley - Ohio woman shot by sniper Edmund Hartmann - Screenwriter of zany comedies Tony Canadeo - Hall of Fame NFL linebacker Bhaddanta Vinaya - Myanmar spiritual leader Millie Khan - Champion lawn bowler Larry Booker - Wrestler known as Moondog Spot Mario Rene Dederichs - Wrote German-language bio of Hillary Clinton Bobby White - Noted steel guitarist and Brazos Valley Boys member Vince Matthews - Nashville songwriter Vivian Bonnell - Actress & singer (as Enid Mosier) Snowflake - Rare albino gorilla Andy - Polar bear at Salt Lake zoo Painting by Eugene Karlin

News and Entertainment
Gillian Barge - British stage actress who appeared in several films and TV shows, most notably the 2001 film "Charlotte Gray" with Cate Blanchette, and 2003's "Love, Actually", died Nov. 19 of cancer at age 63.
Vivian Bonnell - Actress and singer who came to fame on Broadway as calypso singer Enid Mosier, starring opposite Pearl Bailey in "House of Flowers", who after changing her name appeared in dozens of films including memorable roles in "For Pete's Sake" as Loretta and "Ghost" as Ortisha (the woman at the séance), as well as guest appearances on TV shows like "Sanford and Son", "Married With Children", "Moesha", and "The Jeffersons", died Nov. 18 at a hospital in Los Angeles of diabetes complications at age 79.
Walt Conley - Founding father of Denver's folk scene, who shared the stage with luminaries like Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, the Kingston Trio and Cass Elliot, who was a fixture at Denver's music clubs for over 40 years, died Nov. 16 in Denver at age 74.
Christopher Downes - One of theatres best known dressers, who dressed such luminaries as Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, Albert Finney, the Beatles and Michael Redgrave, and on whose life the play and movie "The Dresser" is based, died Nov. 21 at age 70.
Jack Emerson - Nashville music figure who helped put rock 'n' roll on that city's map, who was the original bass player for Jason & the Scorchers, who later turned to management and artist development, getting record deals for artists like Georgia Satellites and John Hiatt, who formed Praxis Records and later teamed up with singer-songwriter Steve Earle to form E-Squared Records, died Nov. 22 in Nashville of respiratory illness and heart failure at age 43.
Jacques François - French character actor who appeared in over 100 films, both in French and English, who was known for playing authority figures such as ministers, aristocrats and businessmen, who acted in several English-language films including "The Barclays of Broadway", "South of Algiers" and "To Paris With Love", died Nov. 23 in Paris at age 83.
Eddie Gallaher - Institution on Washington, DC radio for more than 50 years, who hosted programs on WTOP, WASH and WWDC, retiring in 2000, who was known for his baritone voice that could "sell anything", died Nov. 26 in Washington from hip replacement surgery complications at age 89.
Edmund Hartmann - Screenwriter who wrote zany comedies for performers like Bob Hope, Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis, Abbot & Costello, Lucille Ball and the Three Stooges, among whose scripts were "Paleface", "The Lemon Drop Kid", "Fancy Pants" and "The Caddy" as well as mysteries like "The Scarlet Claw", died Nov. 28 in Santa Fe, NM at age 92.
Paul J. Haskins - Journalist and editor who directed the Kansas City Star's Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the disastrous 1981 Hyatt Hotel walkway collapse that killed 114 people, who later became the assistant national editor of the New York Times, died Nov. 23 in Cancún, Mexico of emphysema at age 62.
Boyce Holleman - Mississippi state legislator and attorney who moonlighted as an actor on screen and stage, often playing a lawyer in those roles, who appeared in TV shows like "In The Heat of the Night" and "I'll Fly Away" and films including "A Simple Twist of Fate" and "Stone Cold", but who was known throughout Mississippi as the star of the one man show "Clarence Darrow", died of bladder cancer on Nov. 21 in Houston at age 79.
John Patrick Hunter - Legendary Wisconsin journalist, who for half a century held Wisconsin's politicians accountable to the voters, who is remembered for his "4th of July story" in 1951 during the height of the anti-Communist campaign by Joe McCarthy, when he attempted to get people to sign a typed copy of the Declaration of Independence, but was refused by nearly everybody because they were afraid of being accused of being Communist, died Nov. 26 in Madison, WI at age 87.
Saul Kahan - Hollywood publicist who worked as unit publicist on over 50 Hollywood movies ranging from "Animal House" and "Robinhood-Men in Tights" to "Blade Runner" and who acted in several films including "The Tenth Victim", "Schlock" and "Kentucky Fried Movie", died Oct. 30 in Los Angeles of a heart attack at age 65.
Chitose Kobayashi - Korean born actress who was a star in the early days of Japanese television broadcasting, who was often featured in Japan Broadcasting Corp (NHK) dramas, and who later in life became an essayist, writing "Rail of the Star", which became an anime feature film, died Nov. 26 of a heart attack in Tokyo at age 66.
Vince Matthews - Nashville songwriter who penned songs like "On Susan's Floor" for Gordon Lightfoot, "Wrinkled, Crinkled, Wadded Dollar Bill" for Johnny Cash, "This Is My Year For Mexico" for Crystal Gayle and the #3 country hit "Love In The Hot Afternoon" for Gene Watson, died Nov. 22 in Nashville of lymphatic cancer at age 63.
Albert Nozaki - Noted movie art director who worked on big budget films like "The Ten Commandments" and "The Buccaneer", but who was best known for his work on science fiction films like the 1953 classic "War of the Worlds" and 1951's "When Worlds Collide", died Nov. 16 in Los Angeles at age 91.
Mary Queeny - Egyptian movie actress and producer, who acted in or produced more than 45 movies including "The Seventh Wife", "Sacrificing My Love" and "Prisoner No. 17", whose production company, which she set up with her late husband Ahmed Galal, gave many young actors and filmmakers, including noted Egyptian director Youssef Chahine, their first breaks, died Nov. 25 of a heart attack in Cairo at age 90.
Teddy Randazzo - Singer, songwriter and accordionist who was a member of the Three Chuckles on their 1954 top 20 hit "Runaround", who later scored several hits of his own including 1960's "The Way of a Clown", but who is best known as a songwriter with writing partner Bobby Weinstein, writing the classics "Goin' Out of My Head", "I'm on the Outside Looking In" and "Hurt So Bad" for Little Anthony & the Imperials and "It's Gonna Take A Miracle" for the Royalettes, and over 600 other songs recorded by numerous artists, died Nov. 21 in Orlando, FL of undetermined causes (possible heart attack) at age 68.
Michael Small - Composer who wrote the scores for over 50 feature films, including "Klute", "Marathon Man", "The Drowning Pool", "The Postman Always Rings Twice", "The Stepford Wives" and "Jaws II - The Revenge", which earned him the moniker 'the thriller king', died Nov. 24 of cancer in New York at age 64.
Jorge Stahl - Award-winning Mexican cinematographer, who was behind the camera on about 170 productions, winning the Ariel Award five times for such films as "Pedro Paramo" and "Calzonin Inspector", who also was the director of photography on several Hollywood films including "Garden of Evil" starring Gary Cooper and "September Storm", died Nov. 24 of a respiratory illness in Mexico City at age 82.
Tuntun (real name Uma Devi) - Indian singer and comedienne who acted in nearly 100 Bollywood pictures from 1947 to 1988, whose large size was often used as comic fodder in films like "Baaz" and "Mr. & Mrs. 55", died Nov. 24 in Andheri, India after a long illness at age 76.
James "Soulja Slim" Tapp - Rapper who released four albums including 2001's "Streets Made Me" for Master P's No Limit label, and who was a childhood friend of Master P and C Murder, was shot to death on Nov. 26 on the front lawn of his mother's home in New Orleans at age 25. A man he had an altercation with at a nightclub the week before is suspected.
Dick Thomas - Singer, yodeler and fiddler, best known for writing and recording the country music classic "Sioux City Sue", a #1 country hit from 1945 that has been covered by dozens of artists, who had several more hits in the 40's as Dick Thomas & His Nashville Ramblers, and who appeared in several western movies during that time, died Nov. 22 in Abington, PA at age 88.
Hal Walker - One of the first black journalists on U.S. network news, who became a correspondent for CBS News in 1968, working as the Washington correspondent until 1977, died Nov. 25 of prostate cancer in Reston, VA at age 70.
Rick 'Tim Tam' Wiesend - Lead singer of the 1960's garage rock group Tim Tam & the Turn-Ons, who had a hit in 1966 with "Wait A Minute", died Oct. 22 in Detroit of leukemia at age 60.
Floyd "Bobby" White - Steel guitarist and longtime member of the Brazos Valley Boys, backing band for country singer Hank Thompson, which was selected the country touring band of the year 14 consecutive years by Billboard Magazine, who was considered one of the foremost swing steel player of the 1950's, and who was inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame, died Nov. 21 in Fort Smith, AR at age 71.
Teddy Wilburn - Half of the durable country duo the Wilburn Brothers with brother Doyle (died 1982), who scored 30 hits on the country charts from the 1950's to the 1970's including "Hurt Her Once for Me", "Which One Is to Blame", and "Sparkling Brown Eyes" (with Webb Pierce), and who had their own syndicated variety show, "The Wilburn Brothers Show", which ran from 1963 to 1974, died Nov. 24 of Parkinson's disease in Nashville at age 71.
Zikra - Well-known Tunisian singer who earlier this year outraged Muslams by saying the hardships she faced in launching her career were comparable to those endured by the Prophet Mohammed (one cleric even called for the death sentence), was shot to death on Oct. 28 at her Cairo, Egypt home by her husband who killed 2 others before killing himself (he suspected her of having an affair with her manager). She was 42 years old.

Tony Alongi - Heavyweight boxer who had a career record of 40-2-4 with 23 knockouts, who twice fought legendary boxer Jerry Quarry to draws, who was one of Muhammad Ali's sparring partners when he was still known as Cassius Clay, and who is a member of the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame, died Nov. 27 of heart failure in Hollywood, FL at age 64.
Larry Booker - Professional wrestler who fought as Moondog Spot and Larry Latham, collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack during a bout at the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis on Nov. 29. His age was unavailable but he was believed to be around 50.
Tony Canadeo - Hall of Fame NFL player known as the "Grey Ghost" who was a member of the powerful Green Bay Packers teams of the 1940's and 50's, who rushed for 1,052 yards in 1949, becoming only the third player in NFL history to gain more than 1,000 yards in a season, and who is only one of four players to have his number (3) retired by the Packers, died Nov. 29 after collapsing at his home in Green Bay, WI at age 84.
Dick Hutton - Three-time NCAA wrestling champion who won titles in 1947, 1948 and 1950 at Oklahoma A&M, who competed in the 1948 Olympic Games in London as a super heavyweight, but who is best known as a professional wrestler, whose gimmick was to "take on all comers", with fans getting a dollar a minute for staying in the ring with him and $1,000 for defeating him, and who in 1957 defeated Lou Thesz for the heavyweight championship, died Nov. 24 in Tulsa, OK at age 80.
Cowan "Bubba" Hyde - Star outfielder in the Negro Leagues known for his speed, whose career spanned four decades from the 1920's to the 1950's playing for 12 different teams, and who was a Negro Leagues All Star in 1943 and 1946, died Nov. 20 in St. Louis at age 95 (Note: He was not the subject of the same-named hit song by Diamond Rio).
Millie Khan - One of New Zealand's best known sportswomen known as "Queen of the Green", who held 12 national titles in the sport of lawn bowling from 1989 to 2001, who twice won medals in international play in the sport in 1990 and 1998, died of a heart attack on Nov. 23 in Rotorua, New Zealand at age 65.
George Peoples - Star running back at Auburn where he received the team's offensive player of the year award in 1981, who played four seasons in the NFL with the Cowboys, Patriots and Bucs, was found dead on Nov. 23 in a Tampa, FL motel room of unstated causes. He was 43 years old.
Warren Spahn - Hall of Fame baseball pitcher who is fifth on the all-time wins list with 363, who played for 21 seasons from 1942 until 1965 nearly all for the Braves, both in Boston and Milwaukee, who won 20 games in a season an astounding 13 times in his career, who was an All Star 14 times and who hold records for most years leading the league in victories (8) and complete games (9), most victories (363), lifetime complete games (382), innings pitched (5,243) and shutouts (63) for a left-handed pitcher, and most career home runs (35) for a pitcher, died Nov. 23 in Broken Arrow, OK at age 82.
Harry Thompson - Defensive lineman who played six seasons in the NFL with the Rams and Cardinals, who was a key blocker for the Rams renowned "Bull Elephant" backfield that led the team to the national championship in 1951, and who was one of the first African American players in the National Football League, died Nov. 26 of natural causes in Los Angeles at age 78.

Art and Literature
Bernard S. Cohn - Anthropologist who spent his life studying and writing about British influence on modern Indian culture and society, who wrote several highly regarded works, including the books "India: The Social Anthropology of a Civilization", "An Anthropologist Among the Historians and Other Essays" and "Colonialism and Its Forms of Knowledge: The British in India", died Nov. 25 in Chicago after a long illness at age 75.
Mario Rene Dederichs - Washington correspondent for Germany's Stern magazine, who wrote the German-language political biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton as first lady, "Hilary Clinton and the Power of Women", died of cancer on Nov. 18 in Hamburg, Germany at age 54.
Shulamit Hareven - Israeli author and peace activist who was spokeswoman of the Israeli anti-settlement movement Peace Now, who was the author of around 20 books which have been translated into several languages including "City of Many Days", and who in 1995 was named as one of the 100 women who had "moved the world" by L'Express magazine, died Nov. 23 in Jerusalem after a long illness at age 73.
Eugene Karlin - Painter and illustrator whose works have been on display at the San Francisco Museum, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago, who was an illustrator for such magazines as Fortune, Esquire, Sports Illustrated and Playboy, and who also illustrated books and album covers, died Nov. 20 in Laguna Woods, CA at age 84.
Hugh Kenner - Author and America's foremost commentator on literary modernism, who wrote 25 books of his own, contributed to 200 more and wrote nearly 1,000 articles, who is best known for his pioneering guide to English-language literary modernism and for his books "Dublin's Joyce" (1956), "The Pound Era" (1971) and "Joyce's Voices" (1978), died Nov. 24 of heart problems in Athens, GA at age 80.
Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz - British-born cooking journalist and cookbook author (as Elisabeth Lambert), whose 1969 cookbook "The Book of Latin American Cooking" made her the undisputed English-language expert on that cuisine, who penned dozens of books and cookbooks on the foods of Central and South America, and who was a longtime contributor to Gourmet magazine since its inception in the 1940's, died Oct. 27 in New York City at age 88.
Ruth Newhall - Journalist, author, adventurer and newspaper editor who was a longtime reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, who authored six books on the history of California, who taught journalism at UC Berkeley, and who with her late husband Scott Newhall, bought the rural Southern California newspaper The Signal, renamed it the Newhall Signal, and turned it into an editorial paper read throughout the state, died Nov. 24 in Berkeley after a brief illness at age 93.
David Stern - Author best known for the novel "Francis, the Talking Mule", which inspired a series of movies in the 1950's starring Donald O'Connor, who was a longtime journalist and newspaper publisher, died Nov. 22 in San Francisco at age 94.

Politics and Military
Ramona Barnes - Colorful and tough-talking Alaska state representative, who served as a Republican from 1978 to 1998, who was the first woman to serve as speaker of the House, and who had a reputation for taking care of her friends and punishing her enemies, died Nov. 26 of pneumonia and kidney failure in Anchorage at age 65.
Martha Thurmond Bishop - Younger sister of late South Carolina Senator Strom Thurmond , whose twin sister Mary Thurmond Tompkins is the last of the senator's five siblings still living, died Nov. 23 in Greenwood, SC at age 94.
B.W. Mike Donovan - Longtime Maryland state legislator who served in both the House and Senate from 1967 until 1987, died Nov. 18 in Myrtle Beach, SC from injuries sustained in a fall at age 83.
Abelardo Forero - Respected Columbian politician and diplomat, who served eight terms as a Liberal Party lawmaker in Congress, trying to soothe a nation wracked by political violence, who after leaving office attempted to end animosity between his party and the rival Conservatives that paralyzed Congress, and who was host of the award-winning TV historical program "The Past in the Present" for 15 years, died Nov. 25 in Bogata at age 91.
William Hart - Detroit's first black chief of police, who was appointed by mayor Coleman Young after a 40 year career in the department, but who shortly after taking office in 1991 was indicted for embezzling $2.6 million from the department's drug enforcement fund, and who served 7 years in prison, died Nov. 24 of heart failure in Philadelphia at age 79.
Ayatollah Sadeq Khalkhali - Infamous Iranian judge who was appointed the president of the Islamic Revolution Court after the Shah of Iran was disposed in 1979, who was known for the ease at which he sentence hundreds of members of the Shah's government and security forces to death, including former Prime Minister Abbas Hoveida (some of these "trials" lasted only minutes, and once he just banged his gavel, grabbed a pistol and shot to death a former military leader under the Shah), died Nov. 26 after surgery in Tehran at age 77.
Willie Liddell - World War I veteran, who was the last surviving member of the Oklahoma Militia, lead by General Pershing, that chased Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa on the Mexican border, died Nov. 24 in Ardmore, OK at age 106.
Matilda Stepovich - First lady of Alaska in 1957 and 1958, who was the wife of Mike Stepovich, Alaska's last territorial governor and first native-born governor, who, along with her husband, were representative of the young face of Alaska prior to statehood, died Nov. 25 in Medford, OR after a lengthy illness at age 81.
W. Fred Turner - Attorney who served as the U.S.'s first public defender, who successfully defended drifter Clarence Gideon in a retrial on charges of theft, after Gideon petitioned the U.S. Supreme court that he should have had representation at his original trial and the court agreed in the landmark Gideon v. Wainwright ruling in 1963, a case which resulted in the creation of public defender systems across the nation, a story which was told in the 1983 move "Gideon's Trumpet" starring Henry Fonda as Gideon and Lane Smith as Fred Turner, was found dead on Nov. 24 at his home in Panama City, FL at age 81.

Social and Religion
Andy - The last remaining polar bear at Salt Lake City's Hogle Zoo, who was a popular fixture on the zoo's west end, frequently splashing into pools to retrieve fish in front of crowds, was found dead on Nov. 26 after swallowing a glove that had been thrown into his exhibit. He was 14 years old (average life expectancy of a polar bear in captivity, you ask? between 25 and 30 years).
Sylvia Bernstein - Civil rights activist, who with her husband Albert Bernstein , were members of the Communist Party in the 1940's and often under scrutiny by the U.S. government, who in the 1960's organized protests to stop the Vietnam war and to desegregate restaurants, swimming pools, parks, etc. in Washington, DC, and who is the mother of journalist Carl Bernstein (of Watergate fame), died Nov. 23 of pancreatic cancer in Washington, DC at age 88.
John "Johnny Gons" Casasanto - Philadelphia mobster and one-time associate of mob boss John Stanfa, who served more than eight years in prison on a racketeering charge in the 1990's, who was a suspect in the Jan. 2002 slaying of mob figure Raymond "Long John" Martorano, and who recently was charged for assault in the stabbing of R&B singer Chico Debarge outside a nightclub, was shot to death "gangland style" on Nov. 22 in his Philadelphia home at the age of 35.
Robert L. DeWitt - Episcopal bishop and activist who was known for his outspoken advocacy of equal rights for both women and minorities, and who became the first bishop to ordain a woman when in September 1974 he went against church directive and ordained 11 women to the priesthood, died Nov. 21 in Saratoga Springs, NY at age 87.
Sheik Abu Hassan Aref Halawi - Spiritual leader of the Druse, an offshoot of Islam with communities in Lebanon, Israel, Syria and other Arab states and half a million followers around the world, who was the sect's highest religious authority, died Nov. 26 in Lebanon after surgery at age 103.
Florence Jones - Renowned Native American healer and the spiritual leader of the Winnemem band of Wintu Indians in Shasta County, California, who was revered among many tribes for her healing abilities using native plants and her strict adherence to traditional ways, and who was the subject of the 2001 documentary film "In the Light of Reverence", died Nov. 22 in Redding, CA at age 95.
Gail Knisley - Ohio woman who on Nov. 25 was on the way to the doctors as a passenger in a car driven by her friend Mary Cox on I-270 in Columbus, Ohio, who heard a sound like a balloon popping and asked her friend "What was that?", slumped over and died from a gunshot wound from a bullet fired by a sniper. She was 62 years old. This is the 11th incident of sniper fire along an eight kilometer stretch of I-270 and the first fatality.
Roland Leclerc - Well-known Quebec priest, TV personality and journalist, who hosted the popular program "En Toute Amitie" on TVA and the radio program "Le Jour de Seigneur", who wrote columns for newspapers across the province, and who was a eminent spiritual adviser to many of Quebec's business elite, was found dead on Nov. 21 in his car at the bottom of a Lac de la Croix, near St. Mathieu du Parc, Quebec. He was 57 years old and cause of death is under investigation.
Janet McCloud - American Indian activist and Tulalip Indian member, who helped launch the American Indian movement of the 1960s and 1970s by organizing a series of physical confrontations with state and federal authorities on banks of the Nisqually River that were dubbed 'fish-ins', that resulted in the eventual reaffirmation of Indian treaty rights in the region, died Nov. 25 of diabetes complications in Yelm, WA at age 69.
Snowflake - Extremely rare albino gorilla at Spain's Barcelona Zoo, who was a main tourist attraction to the area with his wrinkly white face on posters and postcards all over the city, and who spent 37 years at the zoo, fathering 22 offspring with three different females (none is albino), died Nov. 24 of skin cancer. He was believed to be around 40 years old.
John Steensma - Advocate for the disabled and a pioneer in the use of prosthetics, who served as director of Michigan's rehabilitation program for handicapped children, who in 1958 founded a rehabilitation center in rural South Korea for soldiers and civilians who had lost limbs during the Korean War, which today is seven-story rehabilitation center attached to the university medical center in the capital city of Seoul, died Nov. 24 of cancer in Holland, MI at age 82.
Bhaddanta Vinaya - One of Myanmar's most revered Buddhist monks known as Thamanya Sayadaw or abbot of Thamanya mountain, who was a spiritual adviser to pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and who was known for leading development projects such as road construction in the poor Asian country formerly called Burma, died Nov. 22 of diabetes and heart problems in Yangon, Myanmar at age 93.

Business and Science
Bernard Brightman - Founder of Stash Records, a New York jazz record company that took its name from the subject of its first album, 1976's "Reefer Songs", whose second released LP was "Copulatin' Blues" (both albums were compilations of recordings made in the 1920's and 30's), and which later evolved into a source of new recordings by young and relatively unknown musicians, died Nov. 9 in New York City of lung cancer at age 82.
Anton Burg - Leading expert on the study of boron, who was the first to synthesize several boron compounds that eventually found wide use in organic chemistry and led to the creation of both polyethylene and Teflon, and who was the longtime chairman of the University of Southern California chemistry department, died Nov. 19 in Los Angeles at age 99.
Jane Evans - Executive who served as president/CEO of several women's apparel companies including I. Miller, Monet, Buttrick Fashion Marketing and the Interpacific Group of retail stores, and most recently as the managing partner of the Directors' Council, a company she helped form this year to help companies find women and members of minorities to serve as directors, died Nov. 16 of bacterial pneumonia while attending a business conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina at age 59.
Chris Hemmeter - Developer who was responsible for building Hawaii's largest and best known resort hotels, such as the Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Westin Kauai, Hyatt Regency Waikoloa and the Westin Maui, whose resorts were known for their extreme lavishness, who in 1988 was listed as the 389th wealthiest person in America by Forbes magazine, but who ran into financial problems after building a luxurious casino in New Orleans that closed right after opening, died Nov. 27 in Los Angeles of Parkinson's disease and cancer at age 64.
Eugene Kleiner - Scientist, entrepreneur and venture capitalist who played a pivotal role in building Silicon Valley, who helped found Fairchild Semiconductor, a company that revolutionized the chip industry and became an entrepreneurial breeding ground, hatching Intel Corp., National Semiconductor and Advanced Micro Devices, died Nov. 20 in Los Altos Hills, CA of a heart ailment at age 80.
Jack Magoon - President, chairman and majority owner of Hawaiian Airlines from 1964 until his retirement in 1989, who introduced jet service to the islands in 1964, who expanded from the inter-island business into mainland flights beginning in 1985, and who saw revenues go from $10.6 million in 1964 to $632 million in 2002, died Nov. 24 in Honolulu at age 87.
Margaret Singer - Controversial psychologist who was an expert on brainwashing and mind control, who wrote the book "Cults in Our Midst", who was an expert-witness in more than 200 court cases, including the bank robbery trial of Patty Hearst, who has been the target of death threats and vandalism from cult operatives, and whose theories about mind control have come under fire in recent years, died Nov. 22 after a long illness in Berkeley, CA at age 82.

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