Lynn Archibald, former head basketball coach at the University of Utah and
PROVO, Utah (AP) _ Lynn Archibald, former head basketball coach at the University of Utah and Idaho State University, died Wednesday after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 52.
Archibald most recently was assistant coach and director of basketball operations at Brigham Young University, which he joined in 1994.
He also served as an assistant coach at Arizona State, Southern Cal, UNLV, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and Cal State-Long Beach.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) _ Charles Duncan, a former University of Oregon journalism school dean and newspaper columnist, died of lung cancer Tuesday. He was 83.
Duncan spent his 55-year journalism career as a reporter, columnist and professor. He had been a columnist for The Register-Guard.
After serving in the U.S. Navy Reserve during World War II, Duncan worked as a newspaper reporter in Minnesota before becoming a journalism instructor in 1940, at the University of Nevada.
He began teaching at Oregon in 1950 and remained there, except for a four-year stint at the University of Colorado, until his retirement in 1979.
Duncan was the author or editor of three books, including ``An Overland Journey,″ the story of 19th-century journalist Horace Greeley.
Survivors include Duncan’s second wife, Ruth; a son; two daughters; and six grandchildren.
John Franklin Forrest
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) _ Retired Lt. Gen. John Franklin Forrest, former commander at Fort Carson, died Tuesday at age 69.
Just two years ago, Forrest helped keep Fort Carson off the Pentagon’s base-closure list in 1995.
Forrest spent 38 years in the military beginning in 1945 at West Point, where he played football and boxed. Forrest graduated in 1949 and earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin in 1962.
He saw combat in Korea and Vietnam, and earned 64 citations and decorations, eight for valor, including the Distinguished Service Medal, three Silver Stars, three Bronze Stars, the Legion of Merit and two Purple Hearts.
Forrest was commanding general of the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson from 1976 through 1978 and retired from the Army in 1983 after two years as deputy commander in chief, U.S. Army, Europe, where he was one of the Army’s top experts on terrorism.
After retirement, Forrest served as the first executive director of the U.S. Space Foundation from 1983 to 1985, and mounted a failed campaign for Congress in 1986.
DENVER (AP) _ Bernard Jackson, the starting free safety on the Denver Broncos’ first Super Bowl Team, died of liver cancer Monday. He was 46.
Jackson was acquired by the Broncos from Cincinnati before the 1977 season and earned the free safety starting assignment, going to the 1978 Super Bowl against Dallas. The Broncos lost that game 27-10.
Jackson played for the Broncos until 1980, when he wound up his NFL career with the San Diego Chargers.
David M. Ludlum
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) _ David M. Ludlum, a weather expert and historian, whose forecasts aided Allied operations during World War II, died of a stroke May 23. He was 86.
As a battlefield weather forecaster, Ludlum’s work was considered a major factor in the successful Allied air and land attack on the German fortress at Monte Cassino, Italy.
Three months after the February, 1944 attack, Allied troops entered Rome.
The official code name became Operation Ludlum, after he repeatedly told briefing officers the weather was not auspicious for the attack. It was Ludlum who finally gave the OK, based on his weather forecast.
After the war, Ludlum founded Systems Associates, which sold weather instruments. He sold the business in 1978. He also singlehandedly published Weatherwise, a magazine for weather enthusiasts.
Ubaldo ``Uby″ Sacco
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) _ Ubaldo ``Uby″ Sacco of Argentina, a former World Boxing Association junior welterweight champion, died Wednesday of meningitis. He was 41.
Sacco won the title in 1985, stopping Gene Hatcher of Texas in the ninth round. He lost the crown in his first defense the following year to Italy’s Patrizio Oliva by unanimous decision.
Sacco’s record was 47-4-1 with 23 knockouts.
He had been arrested several times in recent years for drug abuse and brawling in public.
CHICAGO (AP) _ John Sengstacke, the owner and editor of the Chicago Defender, died of complications of emphysema Wednesday. He was 84.
John Sengstacke founded the Negro Newspaper Publishers Association. Known today as the National Newspaper Publishers Association, it has a membership of more than 200 U.S. newspapers.
Through his influence with President Franklin Roosevelt, Sengstacke arranged for the first black correspondent in White House history, the Defender said.
In 1956, he turned the Defender into a daily newspaper, and he made it the nation’s largest black daily newspaper with circulation of about 25,000.
Sengstacke took over at the newspaper in 1940 after the death of Robert Abbott, his uncle and the Defender’s founder.
``John Sengstacke was a pioneer African-American publisher. He maintained the great tradition of the Chicago Defender as one of the nation’s four black-owned dailies. The paper remains a source of information, bonding and cultural continuity,″ said civil rights leader Jesse Jackson.
Survivors include a son, a brother and two sisters.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) _ Willie Woods, the guitarist for Motown group Junior Walker and the All-Stars, died of lung cancer Tuesday. He was 60.
Walker, who died in 1995, had played in Indiana in the mid-1950s before moving to Michigan and forming the All Stars, which recorded some of Motown’s most enduring hits, including ``Shotgun,″ ``What Does It Take (To Win Your Love),″ ``How Sweet It Is″ and ``These Eyes.″
Walker and Woods hooked up musically in the mid-1950s, forming a band called the Jumping Jacks that played around South Bend, Ind.
After moving to Battle Creek in the late 1950s they found regular work at El Grotto, a lounge credited with helping them get noticed.
The band signed with a small label that was taken over by Motown, which issued the All Stars’ recordings on its Soul in the USA subsidiary. From the mid-1960s into the 1970s Junior Walker and the All Stars produced hits including ``Come See About Me,″ ``Hip City″ and ``Road Runner.″