Widow of critic Roger Ebert said she is ‘devastated’

April 11, 2013 in Obituaries

In a blog post, the widow of famed film critic Roger Ebert said she was devastated by the loss of her love.

Chaz Ebert posted her thoughts on Ebert’s blog hours after her husband died Thursday, April 4, after a long battle with cancer.

Funeral services for 70-year-old Ebert were held Monday at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. His wife spoke fondly of their relationship to the crowd in attendance.

Just after his death, Chaz wrote she had lost the love of her life and the world has lost a visionary, creative and generous spirit. Chaz, an attorney, and Ebert were married in 1992.

Trailblazing Sun-Times sportswriter Lacy J. Banks dies

April 3, 2012 in News, Sports

From The Chicago Sun-Times Lacy was from Coahoma County, Miss. Lacy J. Banks was an unconventional pioneer. He was a trailblazer as the first African-American sportswriter for the Sun-Times, a […]