Dwayne Bernard Hickman, an actor, producer and television director best known for his starring role in the 1950s and ‘60s sitcom “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis,” died of complications related to Parkinson’s disease at 87.
Marylyn Carleo Grabosky chaired the English department at Lincoln-Way Central High School for more than two decades, and later was an energetic supporter of nonprofit groups that promote women’s rights.
Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden, whose exuberant calls combined with simple explanations provided a weekly soundtrack to NFL games for three decades, died Tuesday morning, the NFL said. He was 85.
Allan Rechtschaffen, an indefatigable sleep researcher at the University of Chicago who tested the effects of sleep deprivation, studied dreaming, narcolepsy, napping and insomnia, and standardized the measurement of sleep stages, died Nov. 29 at his home in Chicago. He was 93.
Arrested for driving twice the speed limit through a rural Alabama community, former NFL player Glenn Foster Jr. wound up in a jail where he allegedly beat up another prisoner while trying to steal socks, authorities said.