Obituaries


DESMOND TUTU DIES AT 90

By The Chicago Times Staff December 26, 2021 JOHANNESBURG — Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize winner and unwavering opponent of the country’s former racist apartheid policies died on Sunday at the age of 90. Tutu battled passionately and nonviolently to demolish apartheid, South Africa’s horrific, decades-long government ofContinue reading “DESMOND TUTU DIES AT 90”

SENATOR DOLE DEAD AT 98

by Vito Lucia, The Chicago Times December 5, 2021 TOPEKA, KS — Bob Dole, former Republican senator from Kansas died on Sunday at the age of 98. Dole’s death was announced by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation following a fight with lung cancer.  In February 2021, Dole stated that he hadContinue reading “SENATOR DOLE DEAD AT 98”

PRINCE PHILIP, HUSBAND OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II, DIES AGED 99

AP News File LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99.

JAMES LEVINE DEAD AT 77

by Vito Lucia, The Chicago Times NEW YORK – Famed conductor James Levine known for his work with the Metropolitan Opera for four decades has passed away at 77.  Levin died of natural causes in Palm Springs California on March 9 and is survived by his wife Suzanne Thomson, sisterContinue reading “JAMES LEVINE DEAD AT 77”