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Civil Rights Pioneer and Face of Gay Marriage Dies at 95

Civil Rights Pioneer and Face of Gay Marriage Dies at 95

By Janie Har | Apr 10
Gay rights pioneer Phyllis Lyon, who with her longtime partner was among the first same-sex couples to marry in California when it became legal to do so in 2008, has died at her San Francisco home. She was 95.

Lesbian Pioneer Phyllis Lyon Dies

Lesbian Pioneer Phyllis Lyon Dies

By Cynthia Laird | Apr 10
Fearless lesbian activist icon Phyllis Lyon died peacefully at her home in San Francisco on April 9 of natural causes. She was 95.

'Full House,' Broadway Producer Thomas Miller Dies at 79

'Full House,' Broadway Producer Thomas Miller Dies at 79

By Lynn Elber | Apr 9
Thomas L. Miller, who produced a string of hit TV comedies included "Full House" and "Perfect Strangers" before beginning a new chapter as a Broadway producer, has died. He was 79.

Linda Tripp, Whose Tapes Exposed Clinton Affair, Dies at 70

Linda Tripp, Whose Tapes Exposed Clinton Affair, Dies at 70

Apr 8
Linda Tripp, whose secretly taped conversations with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky provided evidence of an affair with President Bill Clinton that led to his impeachment, died Wednesday. She was 70.

Celebrated Singer-Songwriter John Prine has Died at 73

Celebrated Singer-Songwriter John Prine has Died at 73

By Michael Warren | Apr 8
John Prine, the ingenious singer-songwriter who explored the heartbreaks, indignities and absurdities of everyday life in "Angel from Montgomery," "Sam Stone," "Hello in There" and scores of other indelible tunes, died Tuesday at the age of 73.

Honor Blackman, Who Played Bond's Pussy Galore, Dies at 94

Honor Blackman, Who Played Bond's Pussy Galore, Dies at 94

By Jake Coyle | Apr 6
Honor Blackman, the British actress who played the Bond girl Pussy Galore in "Goldfinger," has died. She was 94.

Actress-Author Patricia Bosworth Dies from Coronavirus at 86

Actress-Author Patricia Bosworth Dies from Coronavirus at 86

Apr 6
Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died due to the coronavirus. She was 86.

'Lean On Me,' 'Lovely Day' Singer Bill Withers Dies at 81

'Lean On Me,' 'Lovely Day' Singer Bill Withers Dies at 81

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 3
Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including " Lean On Me, " "Lovely Day" and "Ain't No Sunshine," has died from heart complications, his family said. He was 81.

Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne Dies from Coronavirus

Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne Dies from Coronavirus

By Andrew Dalton | Apr 2
Emmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," died Wednesday after contracting the coronavirus.

Michigan Lawmaker Killed by Virus Hailed as Cheerful Battler

Michigan Lawmaker Killed by Virus Hailed as Cheerful Battler

By John Flesher | Mar 31
State Rep. Isaac Robinson was devoted to politics and Detroit, battling for decades on behalf of the city's underdogs until succumbing to its latest scourge: the coronavirus.

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