Obituaries

Memorializing notable Chicagoans and people from around the world who have recently died.

The left-hander ranks eighth on the Sox’ all-time strikeout list and was AL Rookie of the Year in 1963.
Mrs. Ryan, a female trailblazer in the Chicago private banking world, devoted herself to family and to philanthropic projects across the city.
Steadman was a leading expert in the repair and rehabilitation of knee injuries. Pro Football Hall of Famer Rod Woodson told The Associated Press in a 2009, “I probably wouldn’t be in the Hall” without the treatment he received at Steadman’s clinic. “I’m indebted.”
Lin Brehmer worked at WXRT for more than three decades. He loved the Cubs, the music, theater and food scenes and touched many Chicagoans, though they never met him.
MLB
Bando won three titles with the Oakland Athletics and became a Milwaukee Brewers executive after completing his playing career.
“He was the Michael Jordan of law before Michael Jordan was the Michael Jordan of basketball,” said his son, Larry Rogers Jr.
Weiss Ace Hardware of Glenview, founded in 1931 in Evanston, was one of the first stores in the chain. Jon Weiss helped shape Glenview’s business community.
The singer, songwriter and guitarist also co-founded ’60s folk-rockers The Byrds.
The performer, who continued to do comedy after developing the neurodegenerative disease, ‘died with dignity on his own terms,’ says his life partner and caregiver.
NBA
He is one of four former Celtics to have won championships as both a player and coach, joining Bill Russell, Tom Heinsohn and K.C. Jones.
“Lollo,” as she was lovingly nicknamed by Italians, began making movies in Italy just after the end of World War II.
“Maybe Jeff Beck needs a drummer!,” his brother and band co-founder Randy wrote on Twitter, announcing the news of Robbie’s passing in the wake of Beck’s death earlier this week.
Robbie Knievel died early Friday after battling cancer.
Mr. Zagone’s life was built around Halloween masks and magic. “It was totally cool,” said his son, Dean.
Mr. Eberle dodged death at least three times during World War II. Once, he took cover from mortar and machine gun fire under a cow.
The musician was rushed to the hospital Thursday after paramedics performed CPR at her home.
USC announced the death of White, who is still the Trojans’ career rushing leader with 6,245 yards. The nine-year NFL veteran died of cancer in Newport Beach, California, the school said.
Beck died Tuesday after suddenly contracting bacterial meningitis, his family said in a statement.
Patitz was known as part of an elite handful of “original” supermodels, appearing in the George Michael video for “Freedom! ‘90” along with Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford.
With sister Rochelle “Silk” Richardson, “Diamond” rallied around Donald Trump on YouTube, Fox News and Newsmax.
Mr. Beattie oversaw were the addition of the Wild Reef in 2003 and a renovation of the Abbott Oceanarium marine mammal pavilion in 2009.
Journalist covered the State Department for CBS and NBC, then worked there until resigning in protest.
“All his work is exceptional,” Joyce Carol Oates said of his fiction.
Cause of death under investigation for the troubled actor, best known as little brother Nicholas Bradford on the 1977-81 series.
Mittermaier won West Germany’s only two gold medals at the 1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.
Lola “Gangsta Boo’’ Mitchell was found dead Sunday in Memphis, Tennessee, her hometown. The cause of death has not been released.