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John Heard

John Heard, actor who played an absent-minded father in ‘Home Alone,’ dies at 71


John Heard was best known for his role as the father in “Home Alone.” (Mark Mainz/Getty Images)
By staff reports and news services July 23 at 3:26 PM

John Heard, a veteran actor and Washington native whose many roles included the father in the “Home Alone” series and a corrupt detective in the HBO TV hit “The Sopranos,” has died. He was 71. Continue reading

Cecil Drinkward

Cecil Drinkward, a driving force behind Hoffman Construction, dies at 89

Cecil Drinkward, construction company executive, community leader and outdoors enthusiast, passed away July 10. He was 89.

For more than 25 years, Drinkward helped build Hoffman Construction into one of the region’s largest and most successful general contractors. He oversaw the development of some of Portland’s best-known landmarks, including the Wells Fargo Tower, the Oregon Convention Center and the Multnomah County Justice Center.

Cecil Drinkward
Cecil Drinkward

In 1992, he and Eric Hoffman sold the company to their employees, a move that kept the operation locally based and managed. He stayed on with the company until 2011, retiring as co-chairman of the board. Continue reading

Gene Conley

Gene Conley, Dual-Sport Threat With World Series and N.B.A. Titles, Dies at 86

Gene Conley playing for the Knicks against Wilt Chamberlain of the San Francisco Warriors. Credit Bettman, via Getty Images

All professional athletes dream of winning a championship. But very few have won championships in two major American professional sports. Gene Conley was one of them.

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Martin Landau,

 Martin Landau, Actor Who Won an Oscar for ‘Ed Wood,’ Dies at 89

Martin Landau won an Academy Award for best supporting actor in 1995 for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in “Ed Wood.” Credit Blake Sell/Reuters

Martin Landau, the tall, intense, sometimes mischievously sinister actor best known for his role in the television series “Mission: Impossible” and his Oscar-winning portrayal of Bela Lugosi in the film “Ed Wood,” died on Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 89.

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Don Tykeson

Eugene businessman, philanthropist Don Tykeson dies

He donated generously to education and the arts

Don Tykeson of Eugene, a pioneer in Ore­gon’s broadcasting industry who amassed a fortune and then spent his later years giving much of it away, died Wednesday of multiple sclerosis and age-related causes. He was 90. Continue reading

 

Providing Outstanding Quality Funeral Services & Facilities At Very Affordable Prices:

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