2020 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

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Re: 2020 Notable Deaths: Remembrance thread

Post by just saying » Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:55 pm

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, powerhouse Supreme Court Justice, dies at 87
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Post by just saying » Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:43 pm

Gale Sayers, the Chicago Bears’ Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
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Post by just saying » Tue Oct 06, 2020 4:20 pm

Legendary rock guitarist, Eddie Van Halen, has died. He was 65
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/e ... halen-dead

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Post by just saying » Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:05 pm

Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek, adored by generations of trivia mavens who instinctively shout out questions to answers, died Sunday following his battle with cancer. He was 80.
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Post by just saying » Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:52 am

One of the world's most famous aviators has died: Chuck Yeager — best known as the first to break the sound barrier — died at the age of 97.

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Post by just saying » Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:18 pm

DALLAS (WKRN) – County music legend and Hall of Famer Charley Pride has died in Dallas at the age of 86 due to complications from COVID-19, according to a press release.

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Post by genlock » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:09 pm

‘Gilligan’s Island’ Star Dawn Wells Dies Of COVID-19

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/12 ... -covid-19/
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Post by just saying » Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:01 pm

Tommy Lasorda, who for more than two decades managed the Los Angeles Dodgers and for twice that long lent his simmering, feisty, in-your-face temperament to the iconic franchise, died Friday. He was 93.

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Post by just saying » Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:36 am

Hank Aaron Has Passed Away
A man whose presence in life transcended his performance in baseball, and a man whose performance in baseball transcended nearly all of his peers, Hank Aaron is a singular figure in baseball history.

Aaron has passed away at age 86:

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Post by just saying » Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:40 pm

Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87.

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