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December 13, 1989 | ASHLEY DUNN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lindsay Crosby, the youngest son of Bing Crosby from the famed crooner's first marriage, shot himself to death in a Las Virgenes apartment after learning that the inheritance he relied on to support his family was gone, a family spokeswoman said Tuesday. Just 11 days earlier, Crosby and his three brothers had been told by attorneys that the oil investments their late mother, Wilma Wyatt, made for them had gone broke, said Marilyn Reiss, spokeswoman for Lindsay's older brother, Gary.
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May 7, 1991
Dennis M. Crosby, one of Bing Crosby's twin sons by his first marriage, has committed suicide, police said Monday. Crosby, 56, was found dead in his home in Novato in Northern California late Saturday by his roommate, said Marin County Sheriff's Lt. William Donovan. He was shot in the head, Donovan added, and a 12-gauge shotgun lay near the sofa where his body was found. There were no signs of foul play, and his death is being treated as a suicide.
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December 12, 1989 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lindsay Crosby, son of crooner Bing Crosby, apparently shot himself to death Monday in his home in Las Virgenes, the Los Angeles County Coroner's office reported. Crosby, AGE 51, was found dead in the den of his home in the 26300 block of Bravo Lane with a gunshot wound to the head, said coroner's and Los Angeles County Fire Department investigators. He was the youngest of four sons of Crosby and Crosby's first wife, Wilma Wyatt, a jazz singer whose stage name was Dixie Lee. She died in 1952.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 1989 | ASHLEY DUNN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lindsay Crosby, the youngest son of Bing Crosby from the famed crooner's first marriage, shot himself to death in a Las Virgenes apartment after learning that the inheritance he relied on to support his family was gone, a family spokeswoman said Tuesday. Just 11 days earlier, Crosby and his three brothers had been told by attorneys that the oil investments their late mother, Wilma Wyatt, made for them had gone broke, said Marilyn Reiss, spokeswoman for Lindsay's older brother, Gary.
NEWS
May 7, 1991
Dennis M. Crosby, one of Bing Crosby's twin sons by his first marriage, has committed suicide, police said Monday. Crosby, 56, was found dead in his home in Novato in Northern California late Saturday by his roommate, said Marin County Sheriff's Lt. William Donovan. He was shot in the head, Donovan added, and a 12-gauge shotgun lay near the sofa where his body was found. There were no signs of foul play, and his death is being treated as a suicide.
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January 12, 2011 | Dennis McLellan, Los Angeles Times
David Nelson, the elder son of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and the last surviving member of the family that became an American institution in the 1950s and '60s as the stars of the classic TV sitcom "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," died Tuesday. He was 74. Nelson died at his Century City home of complications from colon cancer, said publicist Dale Olson. "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" began on radio in 1944, focusing on the home life of bandleader Ozzie Nelson and his vocalist wife, Harriet Hilliard.
NEWS
October 19, 1990
Robert Tessier, whose shaved head and menacing countenance made him a forbidding presencein dozens of films and television shows, has died of cancer, a longtime friend said thisweek. Diane Haggerty said Tessier was 56 when he died of cancer in Lowell, Mass., on Oct. 11. He had returned to Lowell, his native city, when he learned his illness was fatal, Haggerty said. Cast throughout his 20-year career as villain or "tough guy," Tessier broke into films in 1970 with "Cry Blood, Apache."
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January 17, 2004 | Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer
Philip Crosby, one of Bing Crosby's twin sons -- and the last of the four sons from the legendary crooner's first marriage -- has died. He was 69. Crosby was found dead in his Woodland Hills home on Tuesday, according to Crosby family attorney Ed O'Sullivan. The Los Angeles County coroner's office said Crosby died of natural causes. Crosby's four sons from his marriage to former jazz singer-actress Dixie Lee, who died of cancer in 1952, were Gary, Lindsay and twins Philip and Dennis.
REAL ESTATE
August 25, 1991 | RUTH RYON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
SONNY BONO, entertainer-turned-Palm Springs mayor, and his wife, Mary, have made an offer on a Palm Springs home across town from their existing residence, which they've put on the market at $2.75 million. The $1-million-plus offer, for a house in the Las Palmas part of Palm Springs, is contingent upon the sale of their current home in "The Mesa," a neighborhood where such celebrities as actress Suzanne Somers and author Herman Wouk own property.
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December 12, 1989 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lindsay Crosby, son of crooner Bing Crosby, apparently shot himself to death Monday in his home in Las Virgenes, the Los Angeles County Coroner's office reported. Crosby, AGE 51, was found dead in the den of his home in the 26300 block of Bravo Lane with a gunshot wound to the head, said coroner's and Los Angeles County Fire Department investigators. He was the youngest of four sons of Crosby and Crosby's first wife, Wilma Wyatt, a jazz singer whose stage name was Dixie Lee. She died in 1952.
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