Msall had been the Civic Federation's president since January 2002. He died Saturday surrounded by his family, the group said in a statement, calling his death a “devastating blow” that left its members heartbroken.
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Hall of Famer Bobby Hull, the Golden Jet, dies at 84 Free
Hull was one of the most prolific forwards in NHL history, scoring 610 times during his 16-year career with Chicago, Hartford and Winnipeg. Nicknamed “The Golden Jet” for his speed and blond hair, he also collected 303 goals while playing for the Jets in the WHA for seven seasons.
Renowned jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis has died, age 87 Free
Renowned jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, whose music entertained fans over a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and made him one of the country’s most successful jazz musicians, has died. He was 87.
Blues drummer Sam Lay dies at 86; played with Wolf, Butterfield, Waters, and Dylan Free
Lay is best known as drummer for the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, but also played with Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, and Bob Dylan at the legendary 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of 'Full House,' dead at 65 Free
Saget's family members said they were devastated to confirm the news but invited all to join in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.
Remembering the influential people who died in 2021 Free
Here is a roll call of some influential figures who died in 2021 (cause of death cited for younger people, if available).
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99 Free
She was born Betty Marion White in Oak Park, Illinois, and the family moved to Los Angeles when she was a toddler.
ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson dies of cancer at 44 Free
Dickerson died Tuesday of complications from colon cancer at the same hospice care facility where his wife, Caitlin, died two years ago.