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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 01 2020 09:21 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former NBA commissioner David Stern, dead at 77 the better part of nine months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 02 2020 02:39 am Reply with quote Back to top

Nick Gordon (not to be confused with the eponymous Minnesota Twins shortstop), ex-partner to the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, dead of undisclosed causes at 30 I-don't-know-how-shy of his birthday.

Rapper Lexii Alijai, born Alexis Alijai Lynch, dead at 21 a month and a half shy of her birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 02 2020 05:15 am Reply with quote Back to top

Retired New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen, who pitched the only no-hitter in World Series history, dead of esophageal cancer at 90 seven months shy of his birthday.

General Shen Yi-Ming, hitherto Taiwan's top military official, killed in a helicopter crash with seven others at 63 a little under three months shy of his birthday.
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DarknessDeku
Title: Haunted Enemy
Joined: Dec 08 2007
Location: Indiana
PostPosted: Jan 02 2020 07:32 pm Reply with quote Back to top

David Bauernfeind, the chief financial officer of Domino's pizza, died at the age of 51 from a snorkeling accident.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 02 2020 07:42 pm Reply with quote Back to top

That belongs in last year's thread. I'll take care of it.

Marilyn Lastman, wife of Bad Boy founder and former Toronto mayor Mel Lastman, dead at 84.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 03 2020 05:24 am Reply with quote Back to top

Major-General Qassem Soleimani, hitherto the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' elite Quds Force, killed in a U.S. airstrike at 62 two & 1/3 months shy of his birthday.
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Klimbatize
2010 NES Champ
Title: 2011 Picnic/Death Champ
Joined: Mar 15 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
PostPosted: Jan 05 2020 01:48 am Reply with quote Back to top

jprime wrote:
Nick Gordon

NO! I loved that Twins shortstop!!!

jprime wrote:
(not to be confused with the eponymous Minnesota Twins shortstop)

Oh thank Christ.


Pretty much the greatest thread of all time: http://www.sydlexia.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=14789

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DarknessDeku
Title: Haunted Enemy
Joined: Dec 08 2007
Location: Indiana
PostPosted: Jan 05 2020 10:41 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Klimbatize wrote:
jprime wrote:
Nick Gordon

NO! I loved that Twins shortstop!!!

jprime wrote:
(not to be confused with the eponymous Minnesota Twins shortstop)

Oh thank Christ.


Laughing
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 06 2020 08:39 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Diane Ford, mother of late Toronto mayor Rob Ford and current Ontario premier Doug Ford, Jr., dead of cancer at 85.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 07 2020 08:40 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Author Elizabeth Wurtzel, best known for 1994's Prozac Nation: Alone And Depressed In America, dead of metastatic breast cancer at 52 the better part of seven months shy of her birthday.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Jan 08 2020 03:26 am Reply with quote Back to top

Ugly Betty creator Silvio Horta, dead of an apparent gunshot suicide at 45 seven months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 08 2020 09:16 pm Reply with quote Back to top

MessageHopper founder and CEO Alireza Pey, killed in the Tehran plane crash at 48.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 10 2020 12:54 am Reply with quote Back to top

Veteran actor Edd Byrnes, best known for his roles on 77 Sunset Strip and in Grease, dead at 87 the better part of seven months shy of his birthday.

Are You The One? contestant Alexis Eddy, dead of a cardiac arrest brought on by an overdose at 23.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Jan 10 2020 02:27 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Retired Newfoundland and Labrador politician John Crosbie, dead at 88 twenty days shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 10 2020 04:49 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Australian actor Harry Hains, best known for his roles on American Horror Story and The OA, dead of undisclosed causes at 27.
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DarknessDeku
Title: Haunted Enemy
Joined: Dec 08 2007
Location: Indiana
PostPosted: Jan 10 2020 06:52 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Neil Peart, drummer and lyricist for rock band Rush, dies at 67 due to brain cancer.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Jan 10 2020 09:16 pm Reply with quote Back to top

DarknessDeku wrote:
Neil Peart, drummer and lyricist for rock band Rush, dies at 67 due to brain cancer.

It happened on Tuesday and he was a little over eight months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 11 2020 05:35 am Reply with quote Back to top

Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said of Oman, who modernized it after seizing power in a 1970 coup, dead at 79 over ten months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 13 2020 09:29 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Actor, award-winning screenwriter and director Buck Henry, born Henry Zuckerman, best known for penning The Graduate, dead Wednesday at 89 eleven months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 14 2020 04:25 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Actor Stan Kirsch, best known for his role as Richard H. "Richie" Ryan on the live-action Highlander TV series, dead Saturday by hanging suicide at 51 six months shy of his birthday.

Cartel leader Maria Guadalupe Lopez Esquivel, known as La Catrina, famed for her Instagram posts boasting of the cartel life, killed in a shootout with Mexican state forces at 21.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Jan 15 2020 09:59 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Wrestling legend Rocky "Soul Man" Johnson, born Wayde Douglas Bowles, father of wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, dead of a heart attack at 75 seven months shy of his birthday.
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DarknessDeku
Title: Haunted Enemy
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PostPosted: Jan 15 2020 11:23 pm Reply with quote Back to top

jprime wrote:
seven months shy of his birthday.


That's pretty far away from his birthday.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 16 2020 03:40 am Reply with quote Back to top

DarknessDeku wrote:
jprime wrote:
seven months shy of his birthday.


That's pretty far away from his birthday.


Not as far as Buck Henry.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 16 2020 03:51 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Christopher Tolkien, third son of J. R. R. Tolkien and editor of much of his posthumous work, including The Silmarillion, dead at 95 ten months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Jan 17 2020 05:44 am Reply with quote Back to top

Character actress Norma Michaels, best known for her role as Josephine on The King Of Queens, dead at 95.
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