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Dead celebrities of 2020


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jprime
Title: Ex-GameWinners
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PostPosted: Aug 06 2020 01:40 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Seraphina Harrell, whose story went viral after her surrogate mother refused to have an abortion, despite multiple severe birth defects, dead on the 15th of a combination of complications from a needed surgery and an infection at 8.

Activist and artist C. Daisy Coleman, the latter titular subject of 2016's Audrie & Daisy, dead Tuesday by her own hand at 23.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Aug 07 2020 03:13 am Reply with quote Back to top

Canadian Tony-winning Broadway star Brent Carver, dead at 68 three and a half months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Aug 07 2020 02:21 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former United States Air Force General and two-time national security advisor Brent Scowcroft, who served the latter position under presidents Ford and Bush, Sr., dead at 95.
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PostPosted: Aug 09 2020 01:18 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Pioneering jazz and swing trombone player Helen Jones Woods, born Helen Elizabeth Jones, renowned for her performances with the International Sweethearts Of Rhythm before her career was cut short by racism, dead on the 25th of coronavirus at 96 two and a third or three and two-third (conflicting accounts) months shy of her birthday.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Aug 09 2020 09:47 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Retired pro wrestler James Harris, better known as Kamala The Ugandan Headhunter, dead of undisclosed causes at 70.
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PostPosted: Aug 10 2020 01:59 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Grammy-nominated American-born Canadian singer-songwriter, composer, actress and Order Of Canada member Salome Bey, affectionately known as Canada's First Lady Of the Blues, dead Saturday or yesterday (conflicting accounts) at 80 or 86 (conflicting accounts) two months shy of her birthday.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Aug 11 2020 01:16 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Journalist and Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Lorenzo Soria, dead Friday of lung cancer at 68 three and three-quarter months shy of his birthday.
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jprime
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PostPosted: Aug 11 2020 03:53 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Dancer and choreographer Benjamin "Benji" Vereen, Jr., son of Tony-winning actor Ben Vereen, Sr., dead sometime between the 27th and 8th at 55 (birth date unknown).
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jprime
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PostPosted: Aug 12 2020 02:08 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Media mogul Sumner Redstone, who built an empire that included Viacom and CBS, dead at 97.

Actor, singer and guitarist Trini Lopez, born Trinidad Lopez III, known for his 1960s renditions of Lemon Tree & If I Had A Hammer and a protege to Frank Sinatra, Sr., dead of undisclosed causes at 83.
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PostPosted: Aug 12 2020 08:31 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Television actor Raymond G. Allen, Sr., not to be confused with the eponymous scriptwriter or stage actor, dead Monday of a respiratory illness at 91.
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PostPosted: Aug 13 2020 08:18 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Karl Soderlund, husband of TV legend Sally Jessy Raphael, dead a week ago from complications, due to Alzheimer's disease, at 90.
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PostPosted: Aug 15 2020 03:02 am Reply with quote Back to top

Longtime Mohawk Council of Kahnawake leader Grand Chief Joseph Tokwiro Norton, who played a prominent role in the 1990 Oka crisis and rail blockades earlier this year, dead of injuries sustained in a fall at 70 (birth date unknown).
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PostPosted: Aug 15 2020 12:54 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Actress Linda Manz (Guthrie by marriage), best known for her roles in Days In Heaven, Out Of The Blue and Gummo, dead of lung cancer at 58 six days shy of her birthday.

Former and longest-serving Illinois governor James R. "Big Jim" Thompson, Jr., not to be confused with the eponymous NASA official or slightly-less-so statistician, dead at 84.
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PostPosted: Aug 16 2020 02:53 am Reply with quote Back to top

Even-keeled businessman Robert Trump, youngest brother to president Donald Trump, Sr., dead of multiple brain bleeds as the result of a fall at 71 an undisclosed amount of time shy of his birthday.
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PostPosted: Aug 16 2020 01:46 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Founding UFO bassist Pete Way, dead Friday of injuries sustained in an accident two months prior at 69.
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PostPosted: Aug 16 2020 07:34 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Mercedes Barcha, widow of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who credited her as his muse for One Hundred Years Of Solitude, dead at 87 (birth date unknown).
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PostPosted: Aug 17 2020 12:58 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former British tennis player Angela Buxton, doubles partner to Althea Gibson, dead Friday at 85 two days shy of her birthday.
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PostPosted: Aug 17 2020 08:29 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Anisa Scott, who appeared in a 2016 video condemning gun violence, dead Thursday of a gunshot wound to the head at 11.

Legendary Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj, dead at 90.
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PostPosted: Aug 18 2020 03:44 am Reply with quote Back to top

Capitol Records A & R senior director and DJ Quinn "Spicoli" Coleman, son of former BET chief Debra L. Lee, dead suddenly of causes yet unknown at 31 (birth date unknown).
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PostPosted: Aug 18 2020 03:58 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former Winnipeg Jet and longtime Barrie Colts head coach Dale Hawerchuk, dead of cancer at 57.

Nisga'a Nation Eagle Clan chieftain Joe Gosnell, Sr., a key negotiator in the signing of his nation's eponymous treaty, dead of cancer at 84.
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PostPosted: Aug 18 2020 09:17 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Civil Rights Movement photographer Dan Budnik, dead Friday of natural causes at 87.

Pearl Harbor survivor Floyd Welch, credited with saving the lives of his fellow sailors during the attack, dead at 99.
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PostPosted: Aug 19 2020 04:14 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Actor Ben Cross, born Harry Bernard Cross, best known for his roles on Star Trek and in Chariots Of Fire, dead following a short illness at 72 four months shy of his birthday.
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PostPosted: Aug 19 2020 09:37 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Former Washington U.S. Senator Slade Gorton, dead at 92.
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PostPosted: Aug 20 2020 09:48 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Veteran audio engineer and tour manager Kimberly Lee Kennedy, who worked with such artists as Trent Reznor and Rage Against The Machine, dead on the 7th at 52 (birth date unknown).

RuPaul's Drag Race star Chi Chi DeVayne, born Zavion Davenport, dead after a battle with pneumonia at 34 a month shy of his birthday.
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PostPosted: Aug 22 2020 03:42 am Reply with quote Back to top

Andy King, adoptive son to Larry King, dead suddenly on the 28th of a heart attack at 65 (birth date unknown).

Chaia King, biological daughter to Larry King, dead Thursday of lung cancer at 51.
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