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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #150 on: May 09, 2020, 11:58:54 AM »
Little Richard, one of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll, passed away today at age 87.  Cause of his death is not known.  https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/little-richard-dead-48505/

Bone cancer, according to CNN.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/09/entertainment/little-richard-dead-obituary-trnd/index.html

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« Reply #152 on: May 11, 2020, 08:08:10 AM »
Jerry Stiller, best known as George's father on "Seinfeld" and as Kevin James' father-in-law on "The King of Queens" as well as half of a famous comedy duo with his late wife Anne Meara, passed away today of natural causes at the age of 92.  He was the father of movie star Ben Stiller.https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jerry-stiller-dies-92-seinfeld-king-of-queens-ben-stiller/

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« Reply #153 on: May 11, 2020, 04:46:46 PM »
Paul L. Vasquez, known for the double rainbow video in front of his home in 2010 at age 57, cause of his death remains unclear.

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« Reply #154 on: May 12, 2020, 01:42:46 AM »
Jerry Stiller, best known as George's father on "Seinfeld" and as Kevin James' father-in-law on "The King of Queens" as well as half of a famous comedy duo with his late wife Anne Meara, passed away today of natural causes at the age of 92.  He was the father of movie star Ben Stiller.https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jerry-stiller-dies-92-seinfeld-king-of-queens-ben-stiller/

RIP Jerry Stiller.  :cry:

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« Reply #155 on: May 16, 2020, 03:15:24 PM »
Ouch, this one hurts. Fred Willard, star of Best In Show and Waiting For Guffman, guest star on countless TV shows and generally one of the funniest people ever has died at age 86.

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« Reply #156 on: May 16, 2020, 06:59:45 PM »
Ouch, this one hurts. Fred Willard, star of Best In Show and Waiting For Guffman, guest star on countless TV shows and generally one of the funniest people ever has died at age 86.

RIP Fred Willard.  :cry:

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« Reply #157 on: May 16, 2020, 09:45:25 PM »
Phyllis George, former Miss America and pioneer NFL sportscaster, has passed away at the age of 70.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/16/media/phyllis-george-death/index.html
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #158 on: May 17, 2020, 03:52:09 AM »
Phyllis George, former Miss America and pioneer NFL sportscaster, has passed away at the age of 70.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/16/media/phyllis-george-death/index.html
Wow, 2 deaths in 1 day and ESPN just us the message about the mourning of Phyllis George.

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #159 on: May 17, 2020, 05:54:38 PM »
Wow, 2 deaths in 1 day
I wish I had your naivete.
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« Reply #160 on: May 17, 2020, 06:41:36 PM »
I hadn't really thought about this before, but the reality of death means that every day there are less people in the world than the day before.  In reality there are many more people in the world than this but for illustration: If one day there are 1000 people in the world and the next day 55 people die, now there are 945 people in the world. if 30 more die the next day now there are 915 people in the world. So we'll eventually become extinct as will all creatures as the same reality applies to dogs, cats, horses etc.
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« Reply #161 on: May 17, 2020, 06:44:25 PM »
I hadn't really thought about this before, but the reality of death means that every day there are less people in the world than the day before.  In reality there are many more people in the world than this but for illustration: If one day there are 1000 people in the world and the next day 55 people die, now there are 945 people in the world. if 30 more die the next day now there are 915 people in the world. So we'll eventually become extinct as will all creatures as the same reality applies to dogs, cats, horses etc.
There's one key element you're leaving out of this excursion, and that piece is rendering your entire argument null and void...

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #162 on: May 17, 2020, 07:30:23 PM »
Phyllis George, former Miss America and pioneer NFL sportscaster, has passed away at the age of 70.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/16/media/phyllis-george-death/index.html

RIP Phyllis George.  :cry:

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« Reply #163 on: May 18, 2020, 02:59:57 PM »
Ken Osmond, best known as Eddie Haskell on Leave It to Beaver, has passed away this morning at age 76, cause of death not disclosed.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #164 on: May 18, 2020, 03:02:55 PM »
I hadn't really thought about this before, but the reality of death means that every day there are less people in the world than the day before.  In reality there are many more people in the world than this but for illustration: If one day there are 1000 people in the world and the next day 55 people die, now there are 945 people in the world. if 30 more die the next day now there are 915 people in the world. So we'll eventually become extinct as will all creatures as the same reality applies to dogs, cats, horses etc.

Can someone explain to this poor soul the concept of birth?

Jesus, keep your poorly educated philosophies out of the obituary column.
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