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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #90 on: April 18, 2017, 08:17:51 AM »
Bruce Langhorne, session guitarist who was the inspiration for Bob Dylan's song Mr. Tambourine Man, of kidney failure. Age 78.
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« Reply #91 on: April 18, 2017, 04:21:37 PM »
Former WWE superstar Matt Anoa'i, AKA Rosey (of "3 Minute Warning"), passed away yesterday at the age of 47.

Source: https://www.wrestlingnewssource.com/news/46142/WWE-Releases-Statement-On-The-Death-of-Matt-Rosey/

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« Reply #92 on: April 19, 2017, 06:50:22 AM »

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« Reply #93 on: April 20, 2017, 06:55:45 PM »
Under investigation is the discovery of the body of singer Cuba Gooding Sr., father of actor Cuba Gooding Jr., in Los Angeles.
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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #94 on: April 22, 2017, 09:01:43 PM »
Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham of Happy Days, has died at the age of 56 according to Yahoo.com.

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« Reply #95 on: April 23, 2017, 04:58:21 PM »
Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham of Happy Days, has died at the age of 56 according to Yahoo.com.

RIP Erin Moran.  :cry:

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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #96 on: April 23, 2017, 06:54:31 PM »
Autopsy is pending. This is a true bummer as Erin was a TV crush for me back during the Happy Days heyday.
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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #97 on: April 24, 2017, 03:28:48 AM »
Mark Evanier reports that TV writer and producer Chris Bearde (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, The Gong Show and many others) passed on yesterday at age 80.
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« Reply #98 on: April 26, 2017, 04:04:07 PM »
Film director Jonathan Demme (best known for directing The Silence of the Lambs) has died at 73 from complications caused by esophageal cancer.

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« Reply #99 on: May 02, 2017, 06:56:24 AM »
Col. Bruce Hampton, dubbed "the granddaddy of the jam scene," collapsed on stage at the Fox Theater in Atlanta during a concert celebrating his 70th birthday. He was rushed to Crawford Long Hospital where he died. More about it here.
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Re: 2017 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #100 on: May 10, 2017, 12:39:53 PM »
Katherine Berman, wife of ESPN's Chris Berman, was killed in a two-car accident. She was 67.
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« Reply #104 on: May 18, 2017, 05:22:52 AM »
Chris Cornell, lead singer of grunge groups Audioslave and Soundgarden, died suddenly Wednesday night in Detroit while performing with Soundgarden. He was 52. More about it here.
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