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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #45 on: February 08, 2020, 09:19:53 AM »
Very sad. I admit I only knew Orson from Match Game, but I have no doubt of his talent in other ventures. RIP.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #46 on: February 08, 2020, 01:19:26 PM »
I believe he also lent his voice to one or two Garfield specials back in the 80s as well. 

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #47 on: February 08, 2020, 06:28:00 PM »

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #48 on: February 13, 2020, 05:55:44 PM »
One of the most popular and best rodeo clowns in Pro Rodeo passed last night. Lecile Harris passed in his sleep last night. He had just finished working the Dixie National Rodeo in Jackson, MS. Happy trails, cowboy; until we meet again.

http://www.prorodeo.com/news-display/2020/02/13/rodeo-legend-lecile-harris-passes-away
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #49 on: February 16, 2020, 08:58:23 PM »
Tony Fernandez who played in MLB for 19 seasons, winning a World Series with the Blue Jays in 1993 has passed away at the age of 57.

https://www.mlb.com/news/tony-fernandez-dies-at-age-57

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #50 on: February 17, 2020, 07:55:08 AM »
Jason Davis, the voice of Mikey Blumberg on Disney's cartoon series Recess, age 35. No cause given.

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #51 on: February 18, 2020, 07:36:44 AM »
Kellye Nakahara, best known as Nurse Kellye on M*A*S*H for its entire run, age 72 after a battle with cancer.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #52 on: February 18, 2020, 05:27:33 PM »
Ja’net DuBois, best known for her role as Good Times‘ Willona Woods who also co-wrote and sang the iconic The Jeffersons theme song “Movin’ On Up.”, died on Tuesday at the age of 74, no cause given.

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #53 on: February 19, 2020, 02:41:57 AM »
Kellye Nakahara, best known as Nurse Kellye on M*A*S*H for its entire run, age 72 after a battle with cancer.

RIP Kellye Nakahara.  :cry:

Ja’net DuBois, best known for her role as Good Times‘ Willona Woods who also co-wrote and sang the iconic The Jeffersons theme song “Movin’ On Up.”, died on Tuesday at the age of 74, no cause given.

RIP Ja'Net Dubois.  :cry:

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #54 on: February 20, 2020, 10:13:47 AM »

Larry Tesler, the computer scientist who is credited with creating the copy, cut, and paste commands, passed away at the age of 74 on Monday.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #55 on: February 24, 2020, 12:09:11 PM »
Katherine Johnson, one of the Hidden Figures of NASA depicted in the 2016 movie of the same name, died at 101 years old this morning (February 24th).

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/katherine-johnson-nasa-mathematician-depicted-hidden-figures-dead-101-n1141566?cid=sm_npd_nn_fb_ma&fbclid=IwAR3AK51CgQDhYRVdgVqOiQLbyPvdxEn03BpNLcb2s97xZf-KtILh6mbFDWo
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #56 on: February 24, 2020, 01:36:55 PM »
Bob Cobert, composer for many TV shows and movies (including the original TPIR with Bill Cullen), passed away February 19, at the age of 95.

https://variety.com/2020/music/news/bob-cobert-dead-dies-dark-shadows-winds-of-war-1203512992/

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #57 on: February 24, 2020, 02:43:56 PM »
There should be an album of Bob Cobert themes (are you listening, Varese Sarabande?), including the full version of his PIR. The Best of TV Quiz & Game Show Themes is missing the first quarter.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #58 on: February 25, 2020, 08:34:28 PM »
Randy West is reporting that game show producer Art Alisi has passed away (among his credits were prize coordinator for shows like Wheel of fortune)

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #59 on: February 25, 2020, 09:03:29 PM »