2020 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

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2020 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

Post by just saying » Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:26 pm

Jim Lehrer, the venerable journalist who co-founded the PBS' nightly newscast, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday, the network said.He was 85.
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Post by just saying » Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:06 pm

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, 41, is among five people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Post by genlock » Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:33 pm

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Post by just saying » Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:50 pm

Kirk Douglas, Indomitable Icon of Hollywood's Golden Age, Dies at 103
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Post by just saying » Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:50 am

Country Music Icon Kenny Rogers Dies at 81.
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Post by just saying » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:47 pm

Fred "Curly" Neal, the face of the Harlem Globetrotters for 22 years, died Thursday morning in Houston at the age of 77, the team announced on Twitter.
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Post by just saying » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:49 am

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associated Press. He was 81.
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Post by just saying » Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:30 pm

Al Kaline, a Hall of Famer who played all 22 years of his career in Detroit, earning the nickname "Mr. Tiger,"  died Monday, a team official confirmed to ESPN. Kaline was 85.
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Post by genlock » Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:24 pm

Honor Blackman, who starred as Pussy Galore in the classic James Bond film Goldfinger, has died at 94.

Blackman's family in a statement to The Guardian on Monday said she died "died peacefully of natural causes at her home in Lewes, Sussex, surrounded by her family.
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Post by genlock » Mon May 04, 2020 1:07 pm

Don Shula, the winningest coach in NFL history, died Monday at the age of 90, the Dolphins announced.
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Post by genlock » Sat May 09, 2020 10:07 am

Little Richard, a founding father of rock and roll whose fervent shrieks, flamboyant garb, and joyful, gender-bending persona embodied the spirit and sound of that new art form, died Saturday. He was 87. The musician’s son, Danny Penniman, confirmed the pioneer’s death to Rolling Stone, but said the cause of death was unknown.
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Post by just saying » Sat May 16, 2020 3:30 pm

Beloved film star Fred Willard has died. He was 86.

The comedic star, whose numerous credits include Best in Show, This Is Spinal Tap, Everybody Loves Raymond and Modern Family, died of natural causes, a rep for the actor confirms to PEOPLE.

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Post by just saying » Sat May 16, 2020 7:31 pm

Phyllis George, a former Miss America winner who became a pioneer in sports journalism and football broadcasting when in 1975 she was named a co-host for The NFL Today, has died at the age of 70.

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Post by just saying » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:37 am

Emmy Award-Winning Actor, Director and Writer Carl Reiner Dies at 98
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Post by just saying » Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:00 pm

Hugh Downs, omnipresent television broadcaster, dies at 99
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Post by genlock » Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:35 am

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Post by just saying » Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:55 pm

Charlie Daniels, Who Sang Of The Devil In Georgia, Is Dead At 83
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Post by just saying » Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:07 am

Broadcaster, lawmaker Shirley Love dead at 87
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Post by genlock » Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:39 pm

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Post by just saying » Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:21 pm

Olivia de Havilland, classic star of Hollywood and two-time winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Paris, France, on Saturday. She was 104

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