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    Somewhere Over The Rainbow

    Deb Price, the first nationally syndicated columnist on gay life in the U.S., has died. She was 62. https://www.detroitnews.com/story/obituaries/2020/11/27/deb-price-who-wrote-groundbreaking-detroit-news-column-gay-issues-dies/6431049002/
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    Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    William Palmer, the founder of Applebee's, has died. He was 70. https://www.nrn.com/people/applebee-s-founder-bill-palmer-has-died
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    Minimalists (and other classical composers/musicians)

    Andre Gagnon, a Quebec-born classical composer who branched out to disco in the 1970s, hitting #95 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts with the song 'Wow', has died. He was 84. Gagnon died of Lewy Body dementia. https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/music/2020/12/03/quebec-pianist-and-composer-andre-gagnon-dies-from-degenerative-disease-at-84.html
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    Notable Coronavirus Victims

    Lon Adams, creator of the Slim Jim jerky recipe, has died of COVID-19. He was 95. https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/lon-adams-slim-jim-jerky-202634078.html
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    Broadway - "the Great White Way"

    Warren Berlinger, who starred in the Broadway and film versions of Blue Denim and in the original stage production of the Neil Simon play Come Blow Your Horn, has died. He was 83. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/warren-berlinger-actor-in-blue-denim-come-blow-your-horn-and-cannonball-run-dies-at-83
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    Ironic Deaths

    William 'Rowdy" Harrell, a NASCAR pit crew member whose job was as a tire carrier, has died in an automobile accident away from the track. He was 30. Harrell was on his honeymoon. His wife was also killed in the crash. https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/28/us/rowdy-harrell-blakley-killed-crash-hendrick-motorsports-trnd/index.html
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Lou Nistico, who played 186 games in the WHA for the Toronto Toros and Birmingham Bulls in the mid-1970s before playing three games with the NHL's Colorado Rockies in 1977-78, has died. He was 67. https://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/former-nhler-lou-nistico-dies-at-67-3134326
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    Baseball

    Bob Miller, who played for four teams (Cardinals, Mets, Dodgers & Twins) over a dozen years between 1957 and 1969 and who later coached at his alma mater in Detroit for 36 years, has died. He was 94. He is the second notable pro athlete named Bob Miller to have died in the last two months, following the death of the hockey playing Bob Miller at the end of September. https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2020/11/28/bob-miller-whiz-kid-phillie-titans-coach-dies-at-94/43202757/
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    Wrestlers/actors

    Twenty year pro wrestler Jimmy Rave abruptly announces retirement after untreated infection necessitates arm amputation above the elbow. https://www.wrestlinginc.com/news/2020/11/former-roh-impact-star-jimmy-rave-announces-his-in-ring-677438/
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    Wrestlers/actors

    Duane "Gillberg" Gill suffered a heart attack yesterday but is doing okay, according to Mrs.Gillberg. https://nodq.com/news/608424018.shtml
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Lance Heflin, a former executive producer of America's Most Wanted, has died. He was 67. https://variety.com/2020/tv/obituaries-people-news/lance-heflin-dead-americas-most-wanted-1234837415/
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    The 100 Club

    Teddy Dixon, who helped liberate the Dachau concentration camp in 1945, has died. He was 100. Dixon was considered a war hero in Belfast, where he lived most of his life. He also helped recover stolen art. Similar acts were the inspiration for the George Clooney film Monuments Men, the premiere of which he attended in Belfast. https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/people/dachau-liberator-teddy-dixon-has-died-aged-100-belfast-3043537
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Ken Schinkel, who played professional hockey for 20 years, from the early 1950s to the early 1970s, split between the minors and the NHL, where he played over 600 games combined for the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins, has died. He was 87. https://triblive.com/sports/former-penguins-forward-coach-executive-ken-schinkel-dies-at-87/
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    Reality TV

    An unnamed contestant on the reality game show Wipeout has died after competing in the obstacle course portion of the program. The show has paused tapings until after American Thanksgiving. https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/20/entertainment/wipeout-death/index.html
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    Yank Science Fiction Series

    Kirby Morrow, a voice actor who had the recurring role of Captain Dave Kleinman on the TV series Stargate: Atlantis, has died. He was 47. https://www.gateworld.net/news/2020/11/actor-kirby-morrow-stargate-daedalus-bridge-officer-dies-at-47/
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