2018 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

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Re: 2018 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

Post by just saying » Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:58 pm

Charles Krauthammer, a longtime Fox News contributor, Pulitzer Prize winner, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author who came to be known as the dean of conservative commentators, has died. He was 68
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Post by just saying » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:32 pm

Tab Hunter, the tall, blond, blue-eyed movie star who as a teenage idol in the 1950s was one of the last products of the Hollywood studio system — and who made an unlikely comeback in a very un-Hollywood film when he was almost 50 — died on Sunday in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 86.

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Post by just saying » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:30 am

Charlotte Rae, best known as wise and lovable house mother Mrs. Garrett on The Facts of Life, died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles, representatives for the actress confirmed. She was 92.
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Post by just saying » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:06 pm

Aretha Franklin, whose impassioned, riveting voice made her a titan of American music, has died, her niece, Sabrina Owens, confirmed to the Free Press. She was 76.

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Post by just saying » Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:57 pm

Robin Leach, the veteran entertainment journalist best known for his work on TV's Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, died early Friday morning. He was 76.
Leach had been hospitalized since Nov. 21 after suffering a stroke in Cabo San Lucas, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where Leach worked as a celebrity columnist.

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Post by just saying » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:37 pm

John McCain, who shed a playboy image in his youth to become a fighter pilot, revered prisoner of war and both an independent voice in the Republican Party and its 2008 presidential nominee, died on Saturday, little more than a year after he was told he had brain cancer. He was 81.

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Post by just saying » Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:55 pm

Neil Simon, the playwright and screenwriter whose indestructible comedies -- including "The Odd Couple," "Barefoot in the Park," "The Sunshine Boys" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs" -- made him one of the most successful writers in American history, has died. He was 91.

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Re: 2018 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

Post by just saying » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:10 pm

Burt Reynolds, Movie Star Who Played It for Grins, Dies at 82
The ex-jock from Florida starred in 'Deliverance' and 'Boogie Nights' but preferred making such populist, fun fare as 'Smokey and the Bandit,' 'The Cannonball Run' and 'Starting Over.

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Re: 2018 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

Post by Dave Harman » Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:49 am

Computer Concepts founder/ DCS inventor Greg Dean passes away.
https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansa ... =190232453

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