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Deaths from Across the Globe

Bobby Unser, 87, Indy 500 champ in great racing family, dies

"Bobby was a ferocious competitor on the track, and his larger-than-life personality made him one of the most beloved and unique racers we have ever seen," said Roger Penske, the current speedway owner but the team owner for Unser's winning car at the 1981 Indy 500.

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning ‘Moonstruck’ star, dies at 89

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. | Olympia Dukakis, the veteran stage and screen actor whose flair for maternal roles helped her win an Oscar as Cher's mother...

Obituaries from the Area

Lee Hart, wife of 1984 presidential hopeful Gary Hart, dies

Lee Hart died Friday at a hospital in Lakewood, Colorado, after a brief illness. She campaigned for her husband during his runs for the Senate and the White House

School canceled Monday for Overland High School after death of Principal Aleshia Armour

“We are devastated and heartbroken by this loss to our school community and will make every effort to help you and your child as you need during this difficult time,” Siegfried said.

PERRY: Aurora loses an ally and a champion of intellectualism with Bill Murray

Bill outlived McCarthyism, polio, serious heart problems, the scourge of Nazism, the personal threat of the pandemic and, importantly, the greatest mistake America ever made: the presidency of Donald Trump.

Rennie Davis, ‘Chicago Seven’ activist, dies at 80

"One of the things people always said about Rennie Davis was that he was a gentle man. He was not a rabble rouser, he was not an angry, hostile person. He deeply believed in a more just and fair and equitable society and pursued it nonviolently all his life"

Hall of Fame recipient Floyd Little, Syracuse and Broncos great, dies at 78

Floyd Little, the Hall of Fame running back who starred at Syracuse and for the Denver Broncos, has died. He was 78

Lives Lost: Mexican meatpacker in Greeley left legacy of compassion

Since their father's death, the family has redirected their mourning and pain, joining other JBS families and the local meatpacking workers' union to denounce what they call the company's lack of coronavirus safety policies and practices for its workers.

Denver brewer dies after falling while rock climbing

Jason Buehler, 43, of Niwot died Friday after falling from a ridgeline while crossing from South Maroon Peak to North Maroon Peak near Aspen, the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office said

Longtime Aurora firefighter dies of coronavirus while volunteering in NYC

AURORA | Paul Cary, a retired Aurora firefighter who spent more than three decades working for...

PERRY: Pandemic takes a top Aurora ambassador, but it can’t take his legacy

Gaurdie Banister was a perfect paradox. He was the kind of person who exuded calculated calm...

Beloved Aurora Reverend Milton Thomas dies after contracting COVID-19

AURORA | Rev. Milton N. Thomas, a stalwart Aurora leader who regularly helped provide food, school...