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Re: 2021 Obituaries Thread
« Reply #150 on: May 27, 2021, 06:52:38 PM »
Kevin Clark, best known for his role as Freddy "Spazzy McGee" Jones in the 2003 Jack Black movie "School of Rock", died on May 26, 2021 after getting hit by a car while cycling in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood.  He was 32 years old.  https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-chicago-bicycle-rider-killed-avondale-20210526-giwwinwf2nbm5j3jfzrm4jir5i-story.html

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« Reply #151 on: May 29, 2021, 01:24:03 PM »
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« Reply #152 on: May 29, 2021, 03:26:29 PM »
Gavin MacLeod, who played Murray Slaughter on Mary Tyler Moore and Captain Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat, passed away this morning at age 90, cause unknown.

https://www.tmz.com/2021/05/29/love-boat-star-gavin-macleod-dead-dies-mary-tyler-moore-show/
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« Reply #153 on: May 29, 2021, 07:12:35 PM »
BJ Thomas, whose career spanned country, pop, and gospel that earned him CMA, Dove, and Grammy awards, and an Oscar. Passed away today from complications from lung cancer at his home in Arlington, Texas at the age of 78.

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« Reply #154 on: May 29, 2021, 10:57:22 PM »
Paul Soles, best known as the voice of Hermey the dentist elf in Rudolph, and to a lesser extent Spider Man in the original 1960s animated series, passes on at 90: 



https://popculture.com/celebrity/news/paul-soles-voice-of-hermey-in-rudolph-dead-at-90/

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« Reply #155 on: May 30, 2021, 11:45:16 PM »
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« Reply #156 on: June 07, 2021, 12:42:20 PM »
Clarence Williams III, who played Linc in the 60s crime procedural The Mod Squad and Prince's father in Purple Rain, age 81 of colon cancer.
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« Reply #157 on: June 09, 2021, 11:51:31 PM »
Douglas S Cramer of Wonder Woman and Love Boat fame and former NFL head head Jim Fassel
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« Reply #158 on: June 13, 2021, 07:26:53 PM »
Ned Beatty, who was Oscar-nominated for his supporting role in the film Network including roles in Deliverance, Nashville, and All the Presidentís Men, among others passed away this morning of natural causes at age 83.

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« Reply #159 on: June 13, 2021, 09:28:27 PM »
Other favorite roles of his of mine include Lex Luthor's aide Otis ("He's definitely coming, Mr. Luthor!"), and Stevens the ill-fated federal agent in Silver Streak 

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« Reply #160 on: June 14, 2021, 10:16:22 PM »
John Gabriel, actor from the soap opera Ryan's Hope, has passed away at age 90.

https://nypost.com/2021/06/14/john-gabriel-emmy-nominated-ryans-hope-star-dead-at-90/

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« Reply #161 on: June 15, 2021, 10:10:27 PM »
Lisa Banes, the actress who was hit by a scooter in New York City earlier this month, died on Monday at the age of 65: https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/15/entertainment/lisa-banes-obit/index.html

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« Reply #162 on: June 16, 2021, 09:56:30 PM »
Legendary college basketball coach Jim Phelan, with 830 wins in 49 years at Mount St. Mary's, passes on at 92: 



https://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/longtime-mount-st-marys-coach-jim-phelan-dies-78319059

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« Reply #163 on: June 17, 2021, 12:51:17 AM »
Randy West posted on FB that Supermarket Sweep and Sale of the Century creator Al Howard passed away. https://www.facebook.com/1380727306/posts/10226401032837071/?d=n
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« Reply #164 on: June 17, 2021, 03:30:21 PM »
Actor Frank Bonner, who was best known for playing the plaid-suited antagonistic sales manager Herb Tarlek on the CBS comedy WKRP in Cincinnati, died yesterday from complications from Lewy body dementia at the age of 79.