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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
Joined: Jan 27 2008
Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 19 2020 03:20 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former Canadian prime minister John Turner, who served for just 79 days in the summer of 1984, dead at 91.
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Methid Man
Title: Spawn of Billy Mays
Joined: Nov 23 2010
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PostPosted: Sep 19 2020 06:27 pm Reply with quote Back to top

SoldierHawk wrote:
Ruth Bader fucking Ginsberg. Dead at 87.

God fucking dammit. </3

This really worries the fuck out of me...


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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 21 2020 04:33 am Reply with quote Back to top

Miami-Dade Police Department captain Tyrone White, father of New England Patriots running back James White, killed in an on-duty traffic crash at an undisclosed age (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 21 2020 04:12 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Veteran French actor Michael Lonsdale, best known to Anglophones for his role as Hugo Drax in Moonraker, dead at 89.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 21 2020 09:53 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Prolific Oscar-nominated cinematographer Michael Chapman, dead at 84 two months shy of his birthday.

Cartoonist-turned-production designer Ron Cobb, best known for drafting the initial design for Back To The Future's DeLorean, dead of Lewy body dementia on his 83rd birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 22 2020 02:03 am Reply with quote Back to top

Nepalese mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Mount Everest ten times and nicknamed The Snow Leopard by his peers, dead of a lengthy illness at 72 (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 22 2020 04:00 pm Reply with quote Back to top

The Four Seasons founding member Tommy DeVito, dead from coronavirus complications at 92.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 23 2020 01:36 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Wrestling legend Joseph "Animal" Laurinaitis, hitherto the surviving half of The Road Warriors/Legion Of Doom, dead at 60.
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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 23 2020 08:57 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Original Marvelette Georgia Dobbins, who co-wrote their (and Motown's) first hit, Please, Mr. Postman, dead Friday at 78 (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 23 2020 09:54 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Legendary French singer-actress Juliette Greco, dead of a stroke at 93.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 24 2020 02:35 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Governor General's Award-winning poet Don Domanski, dead on the 7th of a heart attack at 70.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 24 2020 04:08 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Ottawa restaurateur and philanthropist Dave Smith, not to be confused with any of his notable eponymites, dead early this month at 87.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Sep 24 2020 10:11 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Australian cricket batsman-turned-India Premier League TV analyst Dean Jones, not to be confused with the eponymous actor, dead of an apparent heart attack at 59.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Sep 25 2020 02:16 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Skateboarding icon and HUF Worldwide founder Keith Hufnagel, dead of brain cancer at 46 (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 26 2020 01:34 am Reply with quote Back to top

Millionaire Forest Fenn, whose treasure was finally found in June, dead on the 7th at 90 (birth date unknown).

Trailblazing Papua New Guinea politician Nahau Rooney, dead on the 15th at 75 (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 28 2020 02:44 am Reply with quote Back to top

Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi, best known for her roles in Ring and on Miss Sherlock, dead possibly by her own hand at 40.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 28 2020 09:58 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder John William "Jay" Johnstone, Jr., known for being baseball's merry prankster, dead Saturday of complications from COVID-19 at 74 two months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Sep 29 2020 01:37 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Longtime Kuwaiti diplomat-turned-Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, dead at 91.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 30 2020 03:08 am Reply with quote Back to top

Singer-actress Helen Reddy, best known for "I Am Woman", dead at 78 a month shy of her birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Sep 30 2020 04:32 am Reply with quote Back to top

Pop and country singer-songwriter, actor and titular show host Mac Davis, dead at 78.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Sep 30 2020 02:13 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Timothy Ray Brown, who made history as The Berlin Patient when he was the first person to be cured of HIV, dead of recurrent cancer at 54.

Mafalda cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado Tejon, who went by the pen name of Quino, dead at 88.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Oct 03 2020 04:37 am Reply with quote Back to top

Personal injury attorney Steve Barnes, not to be confused with any notable eponymites, co-founder of the now-defunct Cellino & Barnes, killed in a plane crash at 61 (birth date unknown) along with his niece, Elizabeth Barnes (age and birth date unknown), who'd recently passed the bar exam.

Roscoe Braff, beloved dog to actor-director Zach Braff, dead at 17 (birth date unknown).

P. S. The former were on their way to celebrate their mother/grandmother's 90th birthday.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Oct 03 2020 01:16 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Legendary Hall Of Fame St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson, born Pack Robert Gibson, not to be confused with any notable eponymites, one of whom is also a pitcher, whose 1960s dominance led to two World Series titles for his team and a rule change, dead of pancreatic cancer at 84 a month and a week shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Oct 03 2020 08:19 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Ron Perranoski, who helped his team win two World Series titles in the '60s, dead at 84.

And yes, I'm well aware of the similarities to the last entry,
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jprime
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Location: Southern Ontario
PostPosted: Oct 04 2020 03:36 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Iconic Franco-Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, known for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, dead of complications from COVID-19 at 81.
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