Headlines Tagged with Obit — 2,120 headlines found
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79...A smoker of cigarettes and pipes, Scalia enjoyed baseball, poker, hunting and the piano.
Feb 13, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 13, 2016 23:42
EXCLUSIVE: Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock came from two different planets but William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy bonded over Star Trek slights, anti-Semitic slurs, bad marriages and battles with alcohol - until their final falling out
in February 2014, Nimoy made public that he had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He now needed an oxygen tank to help him breathe. He raged and cursed, 'Goddam it' and asked Shatner 'Why didn't you stop me from smoking'.
Feb 11, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 18:53
designing a 33-cent stamp in 1999 honoring the artist Jackson Pollock...Koslow removed the cigarette in accordance with Postal Service policy, which forbade any image that could be seen as promoting tobacco use...National Smokers Alliance wrote...“an affr
Feb 1, 2016 New York Times
added Feb 2, 2016 14:35
When King George VI, father of the present Queen Elizabeth, died from lung cancer in 1952, it was not openly referred to at the time. When his brother, the abdicated Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, died in 1972, also from cancer, neither was that made know
Jan 27, 2016 Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 1, 2016 00:04
The music and fashion icon, known for hits such as Space Oddity and Let’s Dance, died earlier this week after an 18-month battle with lung cancer...Bowie poses for a portrait smoking a cigarette to promote the release of his Hunky Dory albumn in 1971
Jan 14, 2016 Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 31, 2016 23:45
Some relatives, though, say their loved ones would be embarrassed by disclosing which organ failed them, especially if the body part felt like too much information, or if it was the liver or lung, where cancers often originate because of smoking or drink
Jan 21, 2016 Washington Post
added Jan 31, 2016 23:37
[UK] Harry Potter star Alan Rickman, 69, 'suffered a slight stroke and then died after short battle with pancreatic cancer'
Jan 15, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 28, 2016 14:55
Bowie had every right to protect the privacy of his final days, and if the reports are true that his terminal liver cancer began in his lungs (a common path for lung cancer), this was likely a second round.
Jan 12, 2016 Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:15
However contrasting rumours, like that in The Guardian early this month, suggest the singer was suffering not from liver cancer, but lung cancer. The article noted that the secrecy Bowie maintained meant there was no way to confirm the rumours.
Jan 12, 2016 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:14
On death and cigarettes "I can't think of a time that I didn't think about death. There again, I've been smoking all my life so it's hard to not equate the two together." to Jarvis Cocker, The Big Issue, 1997
Jan 11, 2016 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:05