Sometimes sports are taken a little too seriously.
Susan Sollins, the executive director of Art21, died on October 13, just days after the ArtPrize 2014 Awards Ceremony was held.
Stella Sossi, whose family owns Roma Café in Eastern Market, died Monday at St. John Hospital in Detroit.
Shirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85.
One of the casualties from this recent bout of snow and cold is a local pastor.
Gates Brown, an outfielder who played his entire 13-year major league career with the Detroit Tigers, has died. He was 74.
Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents – often to their discomfort and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.
Harry Reed, who was an editor at newspapers in Jackson, Pontiac and Grand Rapids, has died.
Michigan State University says Henry Blosser, a pioneering nuclear physicist and founding director of its cyclotron facility, has died. He was 85.
Former Motown vocalist Richard Street, a member of the Temptations for 25 years, has died. He was 70.