News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Motorcycle Officer Chris Cortijo, a 26-year veteran who worked the Valley Division, was struck by a SUV April 5 and died four days later.
He also served as director of choral music at St. Borromeo Church in North Hollywood from 1949-2009. He died Thursday from the West Nile virus.
The actress was best known for teaming up Jackie Gleason on the second run of the classic sitcom.
Dickens ran his own show in NoHo and has many movie and Broadway credits.
A memorial is planned for 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Calvary Baptist Church in Burbank.
A celebration of the golf retailer's life takes place Sept. 30.
Hossack was a partner in Chataeu Recorders, a music studio once located at 5500 Cahuenga Blvd. in North Hollywood.
Nancy Bianconi, editor of NoHoArtsDistrict.com, writes about the dancer and choreographer who was killed trying to help a wounded animal.
Patricia Disney was born in New Orleans and moved to Toluca Lake as a child. Her future husband lived around the corner.
Easton taught famous stars how to speak with different accents and dialects.
Thomson developed the world-famous horticultural vitamins-hormones solution SUPERthrive formula in 1939.
Borick built his company into the largest manufacturer of aluminum wheels for passenger cars and light-duty vehicles in North America.
The North Hollywood High alum was the founder of ValleyCrest Landscape Companies.
The wife of the legendary comedian lived in Toluca Lake for more than 70 years.
Suffering from renal cancer, the former bandmate of Linda Ronstadt dies in Encino on Friday.
The actress died in St. George, Utah on May 15.
After his son committed suicide, Nally and his family filed a lawsuit that went all the way to the Supreme Court.