During a medical career that spanned more than a half century, Pruitt spearheaded innovations that helped revolutionize the management of trauma and burns for patients around the world.
Manu Ginobili played basketball instinctively and reflexively, with heart and grit, twisting your body here, zipping the ball there.
Bob Bass changed the NBA. As a coach, he revolutionized the shooting guard position and turned George Gervin into a Hall of Fame player. As a general manager, Bass molded the Spurs into an elite franchise and helped transform San Antonio into a basketball-crazed metropolis.
Four times a week, New York restaurateur John Chadwell cooks meals for those who visit Corazon Ministries, a downtown outreach of Travis Park United Methodist Church.
The Barrios children started a nonprofit, Viola’s Huge Heart Foundation, that awards scholarships to students from low-income families.
For the past 22 years, Alex Gonzales has served as a high school booster, mentor, father figure, crisis counselor, and unofficial chaplain.
Jim Furyk’s golfing success and charitable work made him a fitting speaker Sunday night at a fundraiser for Haven for Hope.
Aaron Mayfield’s aeronautic skill, intelligence and outside-the-box thinking helped land him in rare company. He and two Health Career classmates – Chloe Kiniry and Audra Blazicko – have received appointments to the Air Force Academy.
The Floreses are so well known in San Antonio during April they could be considered the First Family of Fiesta.
Erin Popovich, the wife of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, died on Wednesday, reportedly after a long illness.