April 1, 1993
Stuart W. Cook, 79, a social psychologist whose research helped shape the U.S. Supreme Court's 1954 ruling banning school segregation. While serving as a captain in the Army Air Force in World War II and after witnessing Nazi atrocities against Jews, Cook decided to dedicate his work to studying prejudice and ways to overcome it.
January 15, 1993
Thomas B. Curtis, 81, a Missouri congressman from 1950 to 1968. A conservative Republican from a district that included St. Louis and St. Charles counties, Curtis served on the tax writing Ways and Means Committee and was a House negotiator on the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. His congressional career ended in 1968 when he lost a U.S. Senate race to Democrat Thomas F. Eagleton. In 1975, he was appointed to the Federal Election Commission by President Gerald R.
August 11, 1992 |
Services for UCLA football and basketball broadcaster John Rebenstorf will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fullerton Baptist Church, 212 E. Wilshire Blvd., Fullerton, followed by burial at Loma Vista Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at McAuley and Wallace Mortuary, 902 N. Harbor Blvd. Rebenstorf, 41, died Sunday of congestive heart failure after open-heart surgery.
August 10, 1992 |
UCLA football and basketball announcer John Rebenstorf, 41, of Fullerton died of heart failure Sunday morning at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, less than 24 hours after having heart bypass surgery. Rebenstorf, who had a history of congenital heart problems, checked into Kaiser Hospital in Los Angeles last week after complaining of chest pains.
August 1, 1991 |
Drugs that relax blood vessels significantly improved the survival rate of people with mild congestive heart failure and their widespread use could prevent up to 20,000 deaths annually in the United States, researchers said. The drugs, ACE inhibitors, have been reserved largely for severe heart failure, but two studies--conducted by Dr. Salim Yusuf of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and Dr. Jay N.
December 13, 1990 |
William M. Myer, who had a nearly 50-year career as a harness horse trainer and driver, has died at age 74. Myer, of Harrington, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Milford Memorial Hospital. He was one of nine racing brothers, known in harness racing circles as the Bridgeville Myers. Myer had 1,840 lifetime victories and $6.8 million in lifetime earnings. He raced in the Delmarva Peninsula circuit before moving to New York in 1940 to work at Long Island's Roosevelt Raceway.