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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #150 on: July 02, 2018, 03:53:06 PM »
Eugene Pitt (of the Jive Five) who also got popular for the old Nickelodeon jingles of the 80s has passed
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« Reply #151 on: July 04, 2018, 08:54:30 AM »
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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #152 on: July 06, 2018, 09:10:35 PM »
Spider-Man's co-creator Steve Ditko was found dead in his New York apartment; he was 90.  Ditko also helped Stan Lee create Doctor Strange during his time at Marvel, but left the company at odds with Lee for reasons never fully explained (one commonly given reason has been a major disagreement over the Green Goblin's not revealed at first identity, which reportedly Ditko wanted to be a complete stranger while Stan argued that would have been a cheat--although since Norman Osborn was only formally introduced 2 issues before the reveal, whether that would constitute a cheat or not is your decision) 


https://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/steve-ditko-spider-man-co-creator-and-legendary-comics-artist-dies-at-90/ar-AAzGXTX?ocid=spartandhp#image=1

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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #153 on: July 06, 2018, 11:22:36 PM »
RIP Steve Ditko and thanks for all your great work.
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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #154 on: July 10, 2018, 03:20:25 AM »
50s movie icon Tab Hunter, age 86, after going into cardiac arrest.
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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #155 on: July 13, 2018, 07:38:32 PM »
Actor and husband to Joanne Worley (1975-2000) and Joyce Bulifant (2002-18) Roger Perry, age 85 of prostate cancer.
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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #156 on: July 14, 2018, 04:00:48 PM »
Nancy Sinatra Sr, the first wife of Frank Sinatra, died Friday at the age of 101.https://variety.com/2018/film/people-news/nancy-sinatra-sr-dead-dies-frank-sinatra-first-wife-1202873564/

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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #157 on: July 19, 2018, 02:32:48 PM »
Adrian Cronauer, the radio DJ Robin Williams portrayed in the film Good Morning Vietnam, age 79, cause not disclosed.
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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #158 on: July 23, 2018, 11:17:43 AM »
Ann Macomber Cullen, widow of Bill Cullen, died July 21 at 90.

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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #159 on: July 23, 2018, 03:09:29 PM »
Ann Macomber Cullen, widow of Bill Cullen, died July 21 at 90.

And a nicely-written tribute appears on Buzzerblog:
http://buzzerblog.com/2018/07/23/ann-cullen-former-model-and-wife-of-bill-cullen-dies-aged-86/
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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #160 on: July 23, 2018, 07:32:55 PM »
Put the wrong age. My apologies.

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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #161 on: July 25, 2018, 05:40:36 PM »
Per a report from Randy West on Facebook, original Family Feud producer Howard Felsher has passed away at the age of 90.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10217222967231167&set=a.1135531273395.2022528.1380727306&type=3

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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #162 on: July 25, 2018, 06:55:44 PM »
Seems like kismet that Felsher would helm the revival of Concentration, seeing as how it was originally a product of Barry-Enright, the company he worked for during the Quiz Show Scandals.
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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #163 on: July 26, 2018, 02:45:34 PM »
Patrick Williams, theme composer and musician died 7/25/2018 at age 79.  Game show wise, two of his pieces were used as the themes for the original "Funny You Should Ask" & "Sports Challenge"

https://variety.com/2018/tv/obituaries-people-news/patrick-williams-dead-dies-mary-tyler-moore-show-1202886296/

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Re: 2018 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #164 on: July 28, 2018, 04:41:35 AM »
Great composer. Had a couple good LPs in the late 60s.