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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2020, 03:43:54 AM »
Neil Peart, Rush drummer has passed on at age 67 Tuesday from brain cancer:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/neil-peart-obit-1.5422806

RIP Neil Peart.  :cry:

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« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2020, 09:21:58 PM »
Internationally, Oman's Sultan Qaboos passes on at 79 after almost 50 years on the throne following a long illness.  His cousin Haitham bin Said has been selected to assume the throne next: 

 https://www.reuters.com/article/oman-succession-sultan/rpt-obituary-sultan-qaboos-ushered-in-oman-renaissance-quiet-diplomacy-idUSL8N29G0GK

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2020, 05:55:23 PM »
WWE Hall of Fame wrestler "Soul Man" Rocky Johnson, the father of actor/wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, has passed away at age 75, per this article from HeelByNature.com.

Among his many accomplishments, Johnson (alongside fellow WWE Hall of Famer Tony Atlas) was one half of the first African-American tag team to win the then-WWF Tag Team Championship in 1983.

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« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2020, 09:46:49 PM »
J.R.R. Tolkien's son Christopher, who continued his father's legacy with the world of Middle Earth by publishing the long in development Silmarillion and more of his unfinished works, passes on from presumed national causes at 95: 


 https://www.tor.com/2020/01/16/christopher-tolkien-architect-of-j-r-r-tolkiens-middle-earth-obituary/?fbclid=IwAR0JgMZS8mdZs8fjb520KNIPGXjAcXboveYp0WP4qxYGZF9KVECSJWiWiKc

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #19 on: January 20, 2020, 02:27:51 PM »
Brice Armstrong, the narrator of Funimation's english dub of Dragon Ball and voice of Captain Ginyu in DBZ, died 1/10/20 from natural causes. He was 84.

https://comicbook.com/anime/2020/01/20/dragon-ball-z-narrator-captain-ginyu-actor-death-brice-armstrong/
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2020, 08:46:10 AM »
Terry Jones, a member of the famous British comedy troupe Monty Python, passed away at age 77, according to CNN.

After the break-up of the Monty Python group, Jones wrote the screenplay for the 1986 Jim Henson film "Labyrinth."

https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/22/entertainment/terry-jones-dies-scli-gbr-intl/index.html

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« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2020, 10:07:15 AM »
Terry mastered the role of the pepperpot on Monty Python.  Mr Creosote has left the building.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #22 on: January 22, 2020, 07:10:25 PM »
I love Monty Python.  Terry Jones will be greatly missed. 

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2020, 01:30:59 PM »
From KNX in Los Angeles: Jim Lehrer of PBS's MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour has passed away at age 85.

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2020, 10:23:14 PM »
John Karlen, of "Dark Shadows" and "Cagney & Lacey" fame, has died at the age of 86.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/john-karlen-dead-dark-shadows-cagney-lacey-actor-was-86-1272336

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2020, 02:48:31 AM »
From KNX in Los Angeles: Jim Lehrer of PBS's MacNeil-Lehrer Report has passed away at age 85.

RIP Jim Lehrer.  :cry:

John Karlen, of "Dark Shadows" and "Cagney & Lacey" fame, has died at the age of 86.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/john-karlen-dead-dark-shadows-cagney-lacey-actor-was-86-1272336

RIP John Karlen.  :cry:

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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #26 on: January 28, 2020, 07:33:37 AM »
Bob Shane, the last original member of folk group the Kingston Trio, age 85 from complications of pneumonia.
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« Reply #27 on: January 29, 2020, 08:03:01 AM »
Chris Doleman, LB for San Francisco, Atlanta and Minnesota, age 58 after a bout with cancer.
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« Reply #28 on: January 29, 2020, 12:48:07 PM »
Writer (The Muppet Show), comic actor (The Andy Griffith Show) and comedian (Burns & Schreiber) Jack Burns, age 86 of respiratory failure.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #29 on: January 30, 2020, 03:26:49 PM »
NASCAR and IndyCar racer John Andretti has died, age 56

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