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Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Author of ‘The Shadow of the Wind,’ Dies at 55


A story within a story that begins in a mysterious place known as the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, it is one of the most successful Spanish novels ever published.

Carl Ruiz, Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur, Dies at 44


He made frequent appearances on the Food Network as a competitive chef and celebrity judge.

Brunilda Ruiz, Original Joffrey and Harkness Dancer, Dies at 83


A student of Robert Joffrey, she was celebrated for her classical form and dramatic presence and viewed as a role model by other Hispanic ballet dancers.

Rosie Ruiz, Who Faked Victory in Boston Marathon, Dies at 66


Ms. Ruiz “won” the 1980 Boston Marathon after bursting through the crowd about a mile from the finish line. She was later disqualified.

Raúl Ruiz, Prolific Director of Cryptic Films, Dies at 70


Mr. Ruiz, a Chilean director, delighted in the twisting and turning plots of his movies.

Bishop Samuel Ruiz García, Defender of Mexico’s Mayans, Dies at 86


During his 40 years presiding over a Roman Catholic diocese in Chiapas, Bishop Ruiz cast light on abuses suffered by the Indians and sought to bring them into the church as equals with other Mexicans.

Hilton Ruiz, 54, Pianist Fluent in Jazz and Latin Rhythms, Dies


Hilton Ruiz, modern jazz and Latin pianist, dies at age 54; photo (M)

Hilton Ruiz, 54, Pianist Fluent in Jazz and Latin Rhythms, Dies


Hilton Ruiz spent his career shuttling between two separate if not entirely dissimilar musical words.

Paid Notice: Deaths RUIZ, EDWARD


RUIZ--Edward. With great sadness we acknowledge the passing of our brother Edward in Cape Town. Thoughtful and generous, he made a lasting impression on those who knew him. Our mother Miriam is forever grateful to his loving surrogate family, including Marina Petropulos and Mica Naumann of Cape Town. Edward died living out his dream among people of kindred spirit. He will be missed but not forgotten, and his essence will live on through his photographs. A memorial will be held on Thursday, 7pm, ...

Ruiz Warns Carey He May Now Back Death-Penalty Bill


State Senator Israel Ruiz Jr., Democrat of the South Bronx, said yesterday that unless Governor Carey offered a “meaningful” package to combat street crime in the next two weeks, he would cast what could be the deciding vote to override the Governors expected veto of the death‐penalty bill nearing final passage in the Legislature.

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Lefty Driesell, Basketball Coach Who Put Maryland on the Map, Dies at 92

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 20:53:35 +0000

He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.

Damo Suzuki, Singer Who Ignited the Experimental Band Can, Dies at 74

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 18:09:22 +0000

His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”

Charles V. Hamilton, an Apostle of ‘Black Power,’ Dies at 94

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 17:50:16 +0000

He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.

William Beecher, Who Revealed Secret Cambodia Bombing, Dies at 90

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 01:18:37 +0000

His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.

Founder of the New Christy Minstrels Randy Sparks Dies at 90

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 15:07:44 +0000

With a keen eye for young talent, he helped boost the careers of Steve Martin, John Denver, Kenny Rogers and many other performers.

Aleksei Navalny, Russian Opposition Leader, Dies in Prison at 47

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 18:07:13 +0000

The Kremlin’s fiercest critic, whose work brought arrests, attacks and a near-fatal poisoning in 2020, had spent months in isolation.

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