Obituaries

President Obama speaks on death of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Obama Breaks His Silence On General’s Death:
President Obama was criticized for not publicly addressing Maj. Gen. Harold Greene’s death sooner. Emerging reports give a reason for his silence.

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Radio host Casey Kasem dies at 82

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Radio Icon Casey Kasem Dies At 82:
Casey Kasem’s daughter, Kerri Kasem, announced the radio icon’s death online. He was 82.

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Riverside doctor Ron Van Dewoestine MD dies unexpectedly

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Doctor Ron Van Dewoestine was one of the few doctors in Riverside who was still in private practice.  He treated several hundred patients from his personally-0wned office on Tibbetts Street, near the Brockton Arcade.
Van Dewoestine died sometime between Monday morning and Tuesday evening, according to his office staff.   “The death was a surprise, everyone is […]

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Cheo Feliciano is killed in Puerto Rico car crash

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Salsa Great Cheo Feliciano Dies In Car Crash:
Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of mourning. Feliciano was awarded a Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
The singer was driving a Jaguar at 4:13 a.m. Thursday, according Puerto […]

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Anja Niedringhaus: AP photographer killed in Afghanistan

Friday, April 4th, 2014

AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded:
Yet another terrible reminder of the human cost of covering news in dangerous parts of the world.   The Associated Press lost one of its photographers to gunfire.
Weteran Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed and an AP reporter was wounded Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were […]

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North High School graduate - Tim “Timothy” Andrew Hane dies at 44

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Tim Hane, the oldest of two sons. died March 14, in Apple Valley, CA.  Tim Hane had been suffering complications from his kidneys and cancer.  He died in Apple Valley,  Calif., where his parents have lived for many years.
Tim Hane is survived by his parents, Dr. J. Dean Hane and his mother Sheri Hane, and […]

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Justice John G. Gabbert has died in his Riverside home at 104

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Lawyer, judge was instrumental in bringing a UC campus to Riverside

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Gabriel Anthony Ferrer

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Dear Friends and Family,
As you know Gabe, my husband and soul mate for the past 39 years, was called to his maker last Friday, May 31, 2013.  While we believe Gabe is now in a better place our hearts break from the void he left behind.
We welcome all to the services planned to remember and […]

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Riverside businessman M.E. “Bud” Davy dies

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

To most people he was “Bud” Davy, a Riverside businessman who loved his Cadillacs. Born in Chicago, he eventually moved to Riverside, where he lived for 34 years. If you didn’t know his name, it’s likely you encountered one of his business ventures.
He was the former owner of Car Wash Express, at the Canyon Crest […]

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Funeral set for slain Riverside Police Officer Mike Crain

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

News headline from the Riverside Police Department:
Funeral services for slain Riverside Police Officer Mike Crain are scheduled for Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the Grove Community Church.
An Honor Guard procession will proceed to the Riverside National Cemetery immediately following the services.
Officer Crain was killed in the line of duty on Thursday, February […]

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