Friends and elected officials from San Antonio and elsewhere remember San Antonio’s first female mayor, Lila Cockrell, who died Thursday at age 97.
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Dr. Alfonso Chiscano, a surgeon and advocate for Canary Islanders in San Antonio, died Tuesday at age 81.
Beloved jazz cornetist and band leader Jim Cullum Jr.,77, died Sunday of an apparent heart attack at his River Road neighborhood home.
Barney Smith, an Alamo Heights artist and creator of the Toilet Seat Art Museum, died Tuesday night at age 98.
Sister Christine Stephens, a COPS/Metro Alliance leader, died July 18 following complications from a stroke. She was 78.
Robert W. Young II, a licensed insurance agent and avid cook, died June 6, 2019, at age 60.
Erin Bowman, who co-founded the Alamo Endowment and raised money for the shrine’s preservation, died at age 70.
Bill Wittliff was an accomplished screenwriter, author, and photographer. He is probably best known for writing the 1980s miniseries “Lonesome Dove.”
Accomplished violinist Yuri Sheykhet brought his love of music from Moscow to San Antonio. His legacy lives on in his family.