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Sep 19, 2018, 00:05 ET Michigan Opera Theatre Founder David DiChiera Succumbs to Pancreatic Cancer

Dr. David DiChiera, Founder and long-time General Director of Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT), died today at his home in Detroit with his family by his...


Sep 13, 2018, 09:30 ET Universities Space Research Association Announces Passing of Dr. William Corso, Director, Goddard Earth Sciences, Technology, and Research (GESTAR)

With great sadness Universities Space Research Association today announces the passing of Dr. William Corso on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at his...


Sep 06, 2018, 13:12 ET Richard M. DeVos, co-founder of Amway, dies

Richard M. DeVos, co-founder of Amway, died peacefully at his home in Ada, Michigan, surrounded by family, on September 6, 2018. He was 92. The cause ...


Aug 28, 2018, 14:31 ET Bounce to Air, Brown Sugar to Stream Aretha Franklin's Memorial Service Live this Friday, Aug. 31

The Bounce television network and the Brown Sugar streaming service are teaming up to carry Aretha Franklin's farewell memorial service live this...


Aug 28, 2018, 14:02 ET The Word Network To Air The Celebration Of Life Service For Aretha Franklin

The Word Network, the largest African American religious network in the world, will air the celebration of life service for Aretha Franklin in its...


Aug 27, 2018, 08:05 ET QAD Announces Passing of Chief Executive Officer Karl Lopker

QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB) announced today that Karl Lopker, Chief Executive Officer, passed away on August 25. He was 66 years old. Mr....


Aug 25, 2018, 23:10 ET Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on Senator John McCain's Passing

Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on Senator John McCain's passing: "I was watching...


Aug 25, 2018, 21:46 ET Statement By Fred Ryan, Chairman Of The Board Of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation And Institute On The Death Of U.S. Senator John McCain

With profound sorrow, the Reagan Foundation mourns the passing of U.S. Senator John McCain. Today we say goodbye to an American patriot whose...


Aug 25, 2018, 21:36 ET AJC Mourns Passing of Senator John McCain

AJC mourns the passing of Senator John McCain. A national hero who courageously survived more than five years of horrendous treatment as a POW in...


Aug 21, 2018, 14:41 ET In Memoriam: John Klingenstein

The members and employees of Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors are deeply saddened by the passing of John Klingenstein, one of our founding members ...


Aug 17, 2018, 12:53 ET AARP Mourns Aretha Franklin's Passing

Today AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released a statement in reaction to the news of music legend Aretha Franklin's passing. "Aretha Franklin was not only...


Aug 13, 2018, 20:32 ET Thomas J. Moran, Chairman Emeritus, Mutual of America, Passes Away at Age 65

Mutual of America and its Boards of Directors, together with its officers, employees and retired employees, mourn the passing of Thomas J. Moran,...


Aug 13, 2018, 17:02 ET Jacobs Former Chairman and CEO Noel Watson Passes Away

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced that former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Noel Watson passed away on Saturday, August 11,...


Aug 10, 2018, 17:31 ET Esquire Bank Board of Directors Mourns the Loss of its Founder and Executive Chairman Dennis Shields

Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. released the following statement today: It is with deep sadness that we mourn the loss of our dear friend and...


Aug 08, 2018, 20:54 ET TroyGould Mourns The Passing of William D. Gould

The TroyGould family is mourning the loss of one of its name members, William D. Gould, who passed away on August 6 at age 79 from complications due...


Aug 06, 2018, 17:44 ET Statement On The Life And Legacy Of Panthera Founder And Renowned Conservationist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

The Board and staff of Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization, mourn the loss of our co-founder and one of the world's most...


Aug 06, 2018, 14:01 ET Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Advocate, Champion Charlotte Rae Dies

Charlotte Rae, an American TV actress, comedian, singer and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) champion, has died. She was 92. No cause of...


Jul 31, 2018, 12:00 ET In Memoriam: Former Air Products Chairman and CEO Hap Wagner

Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Harold ("Hap") A. Wagner died on July 26, 2018 at the ...


Jul 30, 2018, 06:30 ET War Eagle reports on the passing of William S. Hamilton

War Eagle Mining Company Inc. (TSXV - WAR) ("War Eagle" or the "Company") reports with sadness that William (Bill) S. Hamilton, P.Geo, a Director of...


Jul 27, 2018, 10:06 ET Death of John 'Pete' Goble, Internationally Recognized Bluegrass Songwriter and Singer

The bluegrass music community is saddened by the death of Pete Goble, who passed away on July 25 at the age of 86, with his loving family by his side....


Jul 25, 2018, 21:44 ET Order of King Abdulaziz Awarded to Two Saudi Students Posthumously

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has awarded two Saudi students posthumously with the Order of King Abdulaziz...


Jul 25, 2018, 11:33 ET SunTrust mourns loss of Dr. Phail Wynn

Statement from SunTrust Chairman & CEO Bill Rogers: "We mourn the loss of our director and great friend, Phail Wynn, one of the longest serving...


Jul 20, 2018, 16:36 ET AFGE Mourns Loss of Minnesota Correctional Officer

The American Federation of Government Employees offers condolences to the family and coworkers of Joseph Gomm, a Minnesota state correctional officer ...


Jul 16, 2018, 14:24 ET Eloise Saperstein Berkley, Daughter Of Globetrotters' Founder Abe Saperstein, Passes Away At Age 81

One of the first women to pursue a career in sports – not on a court or a field, but in the front office-- Eloise Saperstein Berkley, passed away on...


Jul 02, 2018, 18:11 ET National Press Club To Observe Moment of Silence For Annapolis Journalists July 5

On Thursday, July 5 the National Press Club will join with journalists across the country for a moment of silence to recognize those colleagues...