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March 8, 2004 | From Associated Press
John Henry Williams, the son of baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams who pushed to have his father's body frozen and his DNA preserved, has died of leukemia in a hospital in Los Angeles, an attorney for Ted Williams' family announced Sunday in Boston. He was 35. Peter Sutton said John Henry Williams died late Saturday at UCLA Medical Center with family members at his bedside.
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March 14, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
John Henry Williams, son of famed Red Sox slugger Ted Williams, wants his body frozen and housed alongside his father's, his Florida will shows. The will dictates that his body be "cryonically suspended" by Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale, Ariz. John Henry Williams died of leukemia. After his father died July 5, 2002, he had Ted Williams' body taken to the cryonics lab to be frozen, in hopes that he might be brought back to life.
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March 14, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
John Henry Williams, son of famed Red Sox slugger Ted Williams, wants his body frozen and housed alongside his father's, his Florida will shows. The will dictates that his body be "cryonically suspended" by Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale, Ariz. John Henry Williams died of leukemia. After his father died July 5, 2002, he had Ted Williams' body taken to the cryonics lab to be frozen, in hopes that he might be brought back to life.
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March 9, 2004 | David Wharton, Times Staff Writer
The odd tale of Ted Williams and his frozen remains took another twist this week with the death of the baseball legend's son at a Los Angeles hospital. It was that son, John Henry Williams, who made the controversial arrangements to suspend his father in liquid nitrogen less than two years ago. Now John Henry has died, succumbing to leukemia at UCLA Medical Center on Saturday, and his body has been transported to the same Arizona cryonics lab, a source close to the family said.
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July 11, 2002 | LANCE PUGMIRE and DAVID WHARTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
John Henry Williams didn't surprise some members of his family by whisking away the body of his deceased Hall of Fame father and having it delivered to a cryonics laboratory for freezing. Sherri Mosley, granddaughter of baseball great Ted Williams, said Wednesday that John Henry first mentioned his controversial plan to family members 17 months ago, following a tour of Scottsdale, Ariz.
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July 10, 2002 | From Associated Press
Ted Williams asked in his will to be cremated and have his ashes scattered over his old fishing spots in the Florida Keys, the lawyer for a daughter of the baseball great said Tuesday. John Heer, attorney for Bobby-Jo Ferrell, said lawyers for Williams' estate told him about the contents of the will. Heer hadn't seen the will.
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June 24, 2003 | Larry Stewart
A consumer's guide to the best and worst of sports media and merchandise. Ground rules: If it can be read, heard, observed, viewed, dialed or downloaded, it's in play here. One exception: No products will be endorsed. What: "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel." Where: HBO, tonight, 10. Nearly a year after the death of Ted Williams, HBO revisits the bizarre saga of the Baseball Hall of Fame slugger's frozen body.
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July 12, 2002 | LANCE PUGMIRE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The controversy over baseball great Ted Williams' body heightened Thursday when his oldest daughter requested intervention from President Bush, his former president father and former astronaut John Glenn, who served in the Marines with Williams during the Korean War. Williams died a week ago.
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March 9, 2004 | David Wharton, Times Staff Writer
The odd tale of Ted Williams and his frozen remains took another twist this week with the death of the baseball legend's son at a Los Angeles hospital. It was that son, John Henry Williams, who made the controversial arrangements to suspend his father in liquid nitrogen less than two years ago. Now John Henry has died, succumbing to leukemia at UCLA Medical Center on Saturday, and his body has been transported to the same Arizona cryonics lab, a source close to the family said.
SPORTS
July 24, 2002 | From Associated Press
Two of Ted Williams' children withdrew their request to settle privately the dispute with their half sister over the Hall of Famer's remains. Robert Goldman, an attorney for John Henry Williams and Claudia Williams, filed the motion in Citrus County Circuit Court on Tuesday, saying the elder daughter, Bobby-Jo Williams Ferrell, has "no intention of making any good faith effort to reach a private understanding."
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March 8, 2004 | From Associated Press
John Henry Williams, the son of baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams who pushed to have his father's body frozen and his DNA preserved, has died of leukemia in a hospital in Los Angeles, an attorney for Ted Williams' family announced Sunday in Boston. He was 35. Peter Sutton said John Henry Williams died late Saturday at UCLA Medical Center with family members at his bedside.
SPORTS
June 24, 2003 | Larry Stewart
A consumer's guide to the best and worst of sports media and merchandise. Ground rules: If it can be read, heard, observed, viewed, dialed or downloaded, it's in play here. One exception: No products will be endorsed. What: "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel." Where: HBO, tonight, 10. Nearly a year after the death of Ted Williams, HBO revisits the bizarre saga of the Baseball Hall of Fame slugger's frozen body.
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July 26, 2002 | From Associated Press
Four years after signing a will calling for his cremation, baseball great Ted Williams entered a pact with two of his children asking that his body be frozen, according to court documents filed Thursday. Williams' scrawled signature, along with those of son John Henry and daughter Claudia, appears at the bottom of a handwritten note on a scrap of paper dated Nov. 2, 2000. "JHW, Claudia and Dad all agree to be put into bio-stasis after we die," reads the pact, written with a ballpoint blue pen.
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July 12, 2002 | LANCE PUGMIRE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The controversy over baseball great Ted Williams' body heightened Thursday when his oldest daughter requested intervention from President Bush, his former president father and former astronaut John Glenn, who served in the Marines with Williams during the Korean War. Williams died a week ago.
SPORTS
July 11, 2002 | LANCE PUGMIRE and DAVID WHARTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
John Henry Williams didn't surprise some members of his family by whisking away the body of his deceased Hall of Fame father and having it delivered to a cryonics laboratory for freezing. Sherri Mosley, granddaughter of baseball great Ted Williams, said Wednesday that John Henry first mentioned his controversial plan to family members 17 months ago, following a tour of Scottsdale, Ariz.
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August 12, 2002 | From Associated Press
Ted Williams' children are fighting over his bats. Claudia Williams complained to a Florida judge that her brother, John Henry Williams, persuaded their father to cut her out of the family business that included ownership of 2,000 autographed bats, the Boston Herald reported Sunday. The complaint came weeks before Claudia agreed with her brother's decision to keep the remains of their father, who died July 5, cryonically preserved in an Arizona lab.
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