February 21, 1990 |
It is hard for La Salle forward Lionel Simmons to look his successes squarely in the eye and accept the breadth of his accomplishments -- including his pending status as the fifth NCAA player to score 3,000 points and the only one to also have 1,300 rebounds. Perhaps it is because he has spent most of his life flinching from shadows that threatened to engulf him at times. There was the hardscrabble neighborhood that contributed to two brothers going to jail.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 2000 |
For the first five years on the job, Ruth J. Simmons buried herself in the business of running Smith College. The new president limited her off-campus visits to meeting with Smith alumnae and touring Eastern prep schools filled with brainy girls that feed into the elite women's college in Massachusetts. Now she has set off on a "personal quest" across America to increase racial diversity at leading colleges and universities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1990
Woodrow W. Scott, who owned a restaurant in Pacoima for 17 years, has died at his Sun Valley home. He was 72. A longtime resident of Sun Valley, Scott died Saturday of lung cancer, said his son, Michael Scott. Born in De Valls Bluff, Ark., he served in the U.S. Navy from 1940 to 1945. Known as Scott to his friends, he worked as a truck driver for many years. In 1966, he bought Wendell's Chicken House in Pacoima, which he operated until his retirement in 1983.
April 17, 1999 |
Morey Bernstein, a Colorado businessman whose interest in hypnotism led to the 1956 bestseller "The Quest for Bridey Murphy," has died. Bernstein, a native of Pueblo, Colo., died there on April 2 of cardiac arrhythmia. He was 79. Bernstein was educated at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and took over the family business, a junkyard. He was a gifted entrepreneur, turning the junkyard into a first-class mail-order outfit.
July 21, 1995 |
Virginia Tighe Morrow, whose revelation under hypnosis of a purported past life as a 19th-Century Irishwoman sparked a 1950s debate over reincarnation and served as the basis for the best-selling book and subsequent movie titled "The Search for Bridey Murphy," has died. She was 72. Mrs. Morrow, who was identified as Ruth Simmons in the book and in the movie role played by Teresa Wright, died July 12 in her suburban Denver home, family members said Thursday. She was a Pueblo, Colo.
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