5-Year-Old Dies From Cancer, But Not Before Preparing His Own ObituaryThe Iowa boy made up the surname Boofias because his real name was too hard for him to pronounce. He also went by "The Great Garrett Underpants."
'World Is A Better Place Without Her': Woman's Obituary Stuns ReadersA mother's obituary in a Minnesota newspaper took an ugly turn when the writer chose to air the woman's dirty laundry after her death.
Patricia Morison, Broadway And Hollywood star, Dies At 103Patricia Morison, who originated the role of an overemotional diva in the Broadway musical "Kiss Me, Kate," starred on stage in "The King and I" and appeared in films alongside Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, died Sunday at age 103.
'Beetle Bailey' Cartoonist Mort Walker Dies At 94Comic strip artist Mort Walker, a World War II veteran who satirized the Army and tickled millions of newspaper readers with the antics of the lazy private "Beetle Bailey," died Saturday.
Report: Actor Martin Landau Dies At 89Landau died Saturday of unexpected complications during a short stay at UCLA Medical Center, his publicist Dick Guttman said.
Dead Man's Wife, Girlfriend Place Obituary In Same NewspaperTwo versions of a New Jersey man's obituary have appeared together in a newspaper - one saying he's survived by his wife, and the other saying he's survived by his girlfriend.
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies at 94Former first lady Nancy Reagan has died at 94 in Bel-Air, California.
Former Marlboro Man Eric Lawson Dies From Smoking-Related DiseaseLawson was still smoking in 2006 when he was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He died of the disease at his home in San Luis Obispo on Jan. 10. He was 72.
Larry Speakes Spent 6 Years As President Ronald Reagan's SpokesmanSpeakes became Reagan's acting spokesman after Press Secretary James Brady was wounded during an assassination attempt on Reagan in 1981.
Franklin McCain Sparked Nonviolent Sit-ins By Occupying Lunch Counter Franklin McCain was one of four freshmen students from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro who sat down at the local "whites only" lunch counter on Feb. 1, 1960.
Poet-Playwright Amiri Baraka Extended Civil Rights Debate To Art WorldThe FBI feared him to the point of flattery, identifying Baraka as "the person who will probably emerge as the leader of the Pan-African movement in the United States."