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    Minimalists (and other classical composers/musicians)

    Ida Haendel, a Polish-born English violinist who began as a child prodigy, has died. She was 91. https://theviolinchannel.com/violinist-ida-haendel-passed-away-died-91-obituary/
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    Authors Last A Long Time, But....

    Rudolfo Anaya, a founding father of Chicano literature, has died. He was 82. Anaya was a recipient of the National Humanities Medal, presented to him in 2016. https://www.npr.org/2020/06/30/885760327/rudolfo-anaya-a-founding-father-of-chicano-literature-dies-at-82
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    The 12th Death of 2020

    Sticking with Spinks
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    Boxing Clever?

    Javier Alejandro Gonzalez, an up-and-coming Mexican fighter with a 15-0 record, has died. He was 21. Gonzalez's cause of death was cancer. https://www.boxingscene.com/javier-gonzalez-passes-away-due-cancer-21-years-old--149870
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    Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    Chief Bode Akindele, a billionaire Nigerian businessman and father of one of the country's leading fashion designers, Folake Akindele-Coker, has died. He was 88. https://punchng.com/renowned-businessman-bode-akindele-is-dead/
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    The Dead of 2020

    Jack Whittaker, who won $315 million in a 2002 Powerball lottery draw, at the time the biggest jackpot ever won in the U.S. on a single ticket, has died. He was 73. https://wtov9.com/news/local/historic-powerball-winner-jack-whittaker-has-died-06-29-2020
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Firstly, congratulations to Joey and WEP for Marian Cisovsky. It's a name I've had on long lists but never seriously considered. It's rare for me to play a hunch. Mostly I stick with the terminally ill and the occasional terrorist or stool-pigeon rapper. But I did play one this year. I had Benny Mardones in the Deadpool. He was sick (Parkinson's) but not acutely ill, at least not at the start of 2020. However, since he'd spent time in hospital in 2019, I just felt this would be his year. I suppose the proper way to phrase it is that I believed he'd be going 'Into the Night'. He's a solo, 13 points (8+5). Still much ground to make up, though.
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    American Football Players

    Joe Bugel, a long-time coach in the Washington Redskins organization and a two-time Super Bowl winner, has died. He was 80. https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/joe-bugel-longtime-redskins-coach-and-two-time-super-bowl-champion-dies-at-80/
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    Horse Racing

    Don Seymour, a Canadian Hall of Fame jockey and long-time member of the thoroughbred horse racing community, has died. He was 58. https://necrocanada.com/deces-2020/donseymour-1961-2020/
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    Political Frailty

    Ed Conroy, a former Cabinet minister in a BC NDP government whose wife is a Cabinet minister in the current BC NDP government, has died. He was 73. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/former-b-c-cabinet-minister-who-was-husband-of-current-minister-dies-1.5630351?cmp=rss
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Pukka Orchestra's take on the Tom Robinson song Listen to the Radio, which proved to be their biggest hit. Williamson had health problems going back to the 1980s.
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    Shaun Morris, an independent pro wrestler in Ontario (Canada) since 2013 who went under the name The HorrorShow Shaunymo, has died of complications from a brain tumour. https://www.cwnonline.ca/2020/06/23/ontario-wrestling-community-saddened-as-shaunymo-passes-away/
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    Life In Prison

    Richard E. Stitely, who spent 28 years on death row in California for his crimes, has died. He was 71. https://www.kget.com/news/state-news/condemned-inmate-convicted-in-1992-of-rape-and-murder-in-reseda-has-died/
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    Deadio Times

    Arnie 'Woo Woo' Ginsburg, a Boston top 40 radio legend, has died. He was 93. Ginsburg, known for his Night Train show, was inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2008. https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/06/27/boston-radio-legend-arnie-woo-woo-ginsburg-dead-at-93/
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    The 100 Club

    Ola Mae Spinks, a long-time Detroit school librarian who organized the Slave Narratives in the Library of Congress, has died. She was 106. https://www.wxyz.com/news/detroit-woman-who-organized-slaves-narratives-at-library-of-congress-passes-away-at-106

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