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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
OBIT: Raymond Sarlot, Developer who Restored Chateau Marmont

OBIT: Raymond Sarlot, Developer who Restored Chateau Marmont

The hotel has been a haven for such notable Hollywood figures as Greta Garbo, Billy Wilder, Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Tony Randall, Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate since it was built
OBIT: Man who Helped Start Recycling Program in WeHo

OBIT: Man who Helped Start Recycling Program in WeHo

Patrick Columbus Wall was also an Emmy Award-winning documentarian.
SAG-AFTRA Pres: Hoffman Was a 'Great Talent'

SAG-AFTRA Pres: Hoffman Was a 'Great Talent'

Hollywood mourns the death of an actor who passed too soon.
'Shindig!' Host Jimmy O'Neill Dies

'Shindig!' Host Jimmy O'Neill Dies

The West Hollywood resident was a famous disc jockey and television host in the 1950s and '60s.
Weho Photographer Brian Putnam Dead at 48

Weho Photographer Brian Putnam Dead at 48

The prolific LGBT event photographer is said to have committed suicide.
Sally Ride—First American Woman In Space—Dies in SoCal

Sally Ride—First American Woman In Space—Dies in SoCal

Ride, who founded Sally Ride Science, was 61.

VIDEO: Final Interview with Ray Bradbury

Iconic science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury's final interview was with Councilmember John Duran who presented him with a proclamation declaring April 2, 2012 as "Ray Bradbury Day" in West Hol
Goodbye to a Dear Friend, Tony Nassimi

Goodbye to a Dear Friend, Tony Nassimi

The Sunset Strip community mourns the loss of Tony Nassimi, owner of Terner's Liquor on Sunset Boulevard for over two decades.
Sunset Strip Rocker Jani Lane Dead at 47

Sunset Strip Rocker Jani Lane Dead at 47

A coroner's investigation is under way into the death of the former Warrant front man.