James “Jim” Kneeland, a longtime political consultant with a long list of clients and friends that included U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and former Gov. Booth Gardner, died Monday of cancer.
Nicholas Winton’s venture involved dangers, bribes, forgery, secret contacts with the Gestapo, nine trains, an avalanche of paperwork — and a lot of money.
Kathryn E. Barnard, the University of Washington nursing professor who pioneered early theories of infant mental health, died Saturday in Seattle. She was 77.
People knew the late Marlowe Roeser for his restaurants and civic participation. What they didn't know until he died was his passion for vacuum cleaners.
A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending June 27.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Macnee, the British-born actor best known as dapper secret agent John Steed in the long-running 1960s TV series "The Avengers," has died. He was 93. Macnee died Thursday of natural causes with his family at his bedside in Rancho Mirage, his son Rupert said in a statement. The clever spy...
Donald Featherstone, a trained sculptor with a classical art background, created the flamingo in 1957 for a plastics company, modeling it after a bird he saw in National Geographic.
A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending June 20.
Washington State University President Elson Floyd, a much-admired leader with a personal touch who led the effort to create a WSU medical school, died of cancer Saturday.
Rather than commercial success, James Salter had to settle for critical acclaim, even if the praise came with a touch of sympathy, as when James Wolcott described him in Vanity Fair as America’s most “underrated underrated author.”