Beloved Chicago native and actor Howard Witt, who died Wednesday, was “a legend,” said Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls.
Versatile and organized, designer Norm Schaefer “would pull it all together” as he assigned photos and art for the Sun-Times and Playboy magazine.
Prodigy released a cookbook of prison recipes last year, based on his time in jail.
Andy Adam was so adept, his son said, “I was 13 or 14 before I knew there are many amputees who don’t jump on a ladder and clean gutters.”
Dana recorded eight best-selling comedy albums, and made many TV appearances while continuing behind the scenes as a comedy writer.
Tony Dinos, 77, who died Wednesday after battling lung cancer, was famed for the chili he served at his Ramova Grill in Bridgeport.
Instead of a wake where people cry, Steve Rebora’s family is planning a life celebration at Vale Craft Gallery with his art, said his wife, Joyce.