Famous People Obituaries help to make their lives and work a little closer to the rest of us. When famous people pass away, it can be a shock to the community because their life and work as touched many people far and near. Here are selected Famous People's Obituaries.
Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher, who negotiated s...
21 Mar 2011 at 6:05pm
by Bart Barnes Special to the Washington Post
Warren M. Christopher led the State Department during President Bill Clinton's first term.
Cleo Johnson, founder of nation's first black-owned modeling s...
21 Mar 2011 at 6:00pm
by Lauren Wiseman
Cleo Johnson started the country's first black-owned modeling school in the 1950s.
A Local Life: John Hoke, 85, never ran out of inventive ideas
22 Mar 2011 at 12:20am
by Emma Brown
John Hoke invented an air-conditioned pith helmet powered by solar energy.
Carol Anne Patt, cataloguer
19 Mar 2011 at 7:03pm
Carol Anne Patt, 50, a cataloguer with the Library of Congress and Drug Enforcement Adminis...
Nancy B. Landon, book buyer
19 Mar 2011 at 6:55pm
Nancy B. Landon, 74, who was the children's book buyer for two stores in suburban Maryland ...
Jim Hall obituary
12 Dec 2013 at 11:17am
by John Fordham
Lyrical jazz guitarist who collaborated with artists from Bill Evans to Itzhak PerlmanThe j...
Patrice Chéreau: directing in the shadow of death
12 Dec 2013 at 11:12am
by David Lan
The great French director, who died recently, took some persuading to do a play in London ?...
Colin Eglin, 88, Key White Opponent of Apartheid, Dies
13 Dec 2013 at 11:08am
by By PAUL VITELLO
Mr. Eglin, a South African politician, was at the forefront of his country?s white, liberal...
Joe Bihari, Who Put Early R&B on Record, Dies at 88
12 Dec 2013 at 2:11pm
by By WILLIAM YARDLEY
Mr. Bihari created Modern Music Records with his two brothers, Jules and Saul, recording B....
Colin Wilson, English Author of ?The Outsider? and Other Books...
12 Dec 2013 at 12:03pm
by By MARGALIT FOX
Mr. Wilson shot to international acclaim with his first book, which in 1956 touched a deep ...
Sam Barshop, Hotels? Founder, Dies at 84
11 Dec 2013 at 1:26am
by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Mr.Barshop, with his brother, used $45,000 in borrowed money to begin the La Quinta Inns & ...
Jim Hall, Master Jazz Guitarist Who Played With the Greats, Di...
10 Dec 2013 at 10:50pm
by By PETER KEEPNEWS
Mr. Hall was distinguished by his simplicity of style and a warm, lush sound.
Louis Waldon, Actor in Warhol Films Seized for Obscenity, Dies...
10 Dec 2013 at 8:20pm
by By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK
Mr. Waldon, one of the few Warhol Superstars who had acting experience, starred in ?Lonesom...