Joseph Campanella, 93, Ubiquitous Character Actor, Dies

Joseph Campanella, 93, Ubiquitous Character Actor, Dies Joseph Campanella, a versatile actor whose television career began in the 1950s on anthology series and continued for decades on shows like “Mannix,” “The Bold Ones” and “One Day at a Time,” died on Wednesday at his home in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles. He was … [Read more...]

Remembering Louis A. Fisher

Louis A. Fisher June 13, 1936 - May 5, 2017 Louis A. Fisher, 80, died in La Quinta, California on May 5, 2017. He was born to Louis Alfred and Virginia Claire Fisher on June 13, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan. Lou graduated from Portsmouth Priory School in Rhode Island in 1954, lettered in football and enjoyed hockey, softball, and track. He … [Read more...]

Remembering Royce J. Yust

Royce J. Yust December 19, 1934 - April 24, 2018 Royce Yust passed away April 24, 2018 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was at home with his wife Kay O’Hara and her son Kevin Gorden. He was the third child of Raymond and Veronica Struckhoff-Yust. He is preceded in death by his parents, older sister Barbara Hopen, and stepdaughter … [Read more...]

Richard Bernard Kranzdorf

Richard Bernard Kranzdorf, aged 80, passed away on April 17, 2018, at Bob & Corky's assisted living home in San Luis Obispo. Early in life when Parkinson's disease was unforeseen Richard said he wanted four words to mark his tombstone: "he gave a damn." His wish became a self-fulfilling prophecy: his life made a positive difference to so … [Read more...]

Comedy Store owner Mitzi Shore dies at 87

In the 1970s, David Letterman baby-sat her children and Jay Leno slept on the back stairs of her Sunset Strip club, where Jim Carrey later tended the door. Mitzi Shore was "the den mother of some berserk Cub Scout pack," as Letterman once said — one that brimmed with a breathtaking array of now-famous comics who broke through because … [Read more...]