September 22, 2014

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Icon: Gus Stavros

Businessman, philanthropist, Florida Board of Governors member, 82 Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Icon: Betty Castor

Former education commissioner, University of South Florida president, lawmaker, teacher and current executive director of USF's Dr. Kiran C. Patel Center for Global Solutions, age 66. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Icon: Mary Ann Carroll

Florida Highwaymen painter, 68 Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Icon: George Steinbrenner

Business man, owner, New York Yankees, 77 Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Icon: Ferdie Pacheco

Physician, “Fight Doctor” to Muhammad Ali, sports broadcaster, writer, artist, 79 Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Icon: Vic Dunaway

Outdoors writer and book author, founding editor, Florida Sportsman magazine, 79. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Icon: George Smathers

Born: Nov. 14, 1913; Died: Jan. 20, 2007 -- U.S. senator from Florida, 1951-1969 Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Icon: Phyllis Apple

"I was chairwoman of this and president of that, the PTA. I worked for the Charlotte Observer. I did a column there. I did a lot of substitute teaching. That was in North Carolina." Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Icon: Nick Bollettieri

A coach has to be a jack of all trades. Teaching the game of tennis is basically easy, but successful coaches do much more than just teach the game. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Icon: Harris Rosen

The reason I'm in it is because when we do a good job -- and we do that fortunately fairly often -- it's so nice to hear people tell you how much they enjoyed their stay. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Icon: Max Mayfield

I've been here 34 years. I like that Forrest Gump story when he was running across the country and people were waiting for him to say something and he just said, "I'm tired, and I think I'll go home now." Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Icon: Carrie Meek

I made very good grades, and I was an athlete -- mostly basketball and track and field. During those days, women's sports did not have the kind of atmosphere that it has now. It was pretty much frowned upon outside of African-American universities. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Icon: Andres Duany

I'm from Santiago (Cuba). My family has been in that city since 1702. I'm the first male in my family not to live there. I feel at home in the Caribbean, which is one of the reasons I find New Orleans so interesting. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Icon: T. Willard Fair

When I came in 1963 to this community,we had a small staff of three people and very few services. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Icon: Bobby Bowden

I took this job here not with the idea of staying. I felt like we'd eventually move up to Alabama or Auburn. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Icon: Stetson Kennedy

The years in which I infiltrated the Klan was in part during WWII. The Klan was afraid to operate under its old name ... so the Klan adopted all kinds of front names, and in Virginia, for example, it called itself the American Service Patrol. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Icon: Don Francisco

In May we became 20 years in the United States and 44 years since we started with the program. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Icon: Janet Reno

I'm focused on one issue that is very important to me -- that is how we prevent the conviction of the innocent ... through post-conviction DNA testing that causes charges to be dropped against innocent people. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Icon: Reubin O'D. Askew

"It's a big year for me. Donna Lou and I will celebrate our golden anniversary in August, and I celebrate 50 years as a lawyer this year too." Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Icon: Clyde Butcher

In the 20 years I've been walking around Big Cypress, I've never met another person. We go places where most men don't tread. There's no path. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

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