October 4, 1994
Los Angeles -- Harriet Nelson, whose transition from Ozzie Nelson's band singer to his wife and then mother to their two sons transformed her into the matriarch of one of television's most wholesome and beloved families, has died. She was 85.Mrs. Nelson died of congestive heart failure Sunday afternoon in her Laguna Beach, Calif., home with her son David, and his wife, Yvonne, at her bedside."David was holding her hand," her daughter-in-law said. "She fell asleep and passed away peacefully."
November 5, 1995
Erica Morini, about 90, a violin virtuoso described as the foremost woman violinist of the time, died in New York City on Wednesday of congestive heart failure.
March 25, 2007
HERMAIN STEIN, 91 Movie composer Herman Stein, whose music helped define the soundtracks of 1950s science fiction and horror movies, died of congestive heart failure March 15 in Los Angeles. Mr. Stein has been recognized for writing or co-writing music for It Came from Outer Space and Creature from the Black Lagoon.
February 4, 1996
Shamus Culhane, 87, a pioneering animator who made the Seven Dwarfs march home singing "Heigh Ho" in Walt Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," died Friday of congestive heart failure in New York.His career, which spanned more than 60 years, began before movies could talk and was accelerated in the sound era by his talent for synchronizing facial movements with dialogue.
January 16, 1995
Angelo D'Anna, president of Mars Supermarkets, the family-owned, Baltimore-area grocery chain, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at University of Maryland Medical Center.He was 71.Mr. D'Anna built the 12-store chain from a grocery store that opened in 1946 on Holabird Avenue in Dundalk.Obituary on 3B.
November 17, 1996
Clinton House made medical history in 1987, becoming the nation's first living organ donor when his healthy heart was transplanted by doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital into the chest of John Couch, a Philadelphia accountant.Mr. Couch, who later retired and moved to Punta Gorda, Fla., died Monday of heart failure at his home there. He was 48.Mr. House, a 28-year-old Essex refrigeration mechanic who had cystic fibrosis, became a heart donor and a heart-lung recipient when he was given the heart and lungs of a brain-dead accident victim.