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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Sheila Dikshit, a three-time Delhi chief minister from Congress, has died. She was 81. Yes, the name just invites commentary and I see she did garner some interest in 2018 deadpools. https://www.livemint.com/news/india/sheila-dikshit-critical-hospitalised-1563618665220.html
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    Ironic Deaths

    Molly Greene, the founder of the water charity 'Water Mission' drowned while vacationing with her family. https://people.com/human-interest/water-charity-founder-dies-accidental-drowning-bahamas/
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Barry Little, the husband of Australian entertainer and deadpool favourite Jeanne Little, has died. He was 89. http://www.celebzmafia.com/entertainment-news/celeb-photo-gallery/jeanne-littles-daughter-katie-heartbreakingly-reveals-her-father-barry-89-has-died-2/
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    Law And Order

    Jerome B. Simandle, a U.S. District Judge and former chief of New Jersey's federal bench, has died. He was 70. https://www.law360.com/articles/1180382?copied=1
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    Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    Russell Hogg, a former president of Mastercard International, has died. He was 91. https://www.pymnts.com/personnel/2019/former-mastercard-president-russell-hogg-dies/
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    Scientists, Inventors And Techno Wizards

    Patrick Winston, a professor and computer scientist at MIT for nearly 50 years, has died. He was 76. http://news.mit.edu/2019/patrick-winston-professor-obituary-0719
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    Tuskegee Airmen

    Mack Gilbert Jr, a Tuskegee Airman and aeronautic engineer, died June 24th. He was 95. (Item published July 10th) https://www.sgvtribune.com/2019/07/10/west-covinas-mack-gilbert-jr-a-tuskegee-airman-engineer-dies/
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    Horse Racing

    Two horses die in freak accident at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club just north of San Diego. They can be added to the 30 deaths that took place during the winter-spring season at Santa Anita Park. https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/horseracing/2019/07/18/horses-dead-after-freak-accident-del-mar-track-california/1769329001/
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    Dying Bigots

    Dr. John Tanton, painted by some as an anti-immigrant bigot but praised by his supporters with a viewpoint that has had some influence on the Donald Trump administration, has died. He was 85. Possibly a controversial entry in this thread. https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2019/07/18/anti-immigrant-john-tanton-dies/1764377001/
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    Kiwi Karkers

    Warren Cole dead https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/114302661/new-zealand-rowing-olympic-gold-medallist-warren-cole-dies-aged-78 (cross-posted from the Summer Olympic thread)
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Warren Cole, part of the gold medal-winning 1968 New Zealand coxed four rowing crew , has died. He was 78. https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/114302661/new-zealand-rowing-olympic-gold-medallist-warren-cole-dies-aged-78
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    Shove Off, Eh?

    Bill Luxton, forever remembered by those of a certain generation as Uncle Willy in the Willy and Floyd TV show opposite Les Lye, has died. He was 92. Prior to his career in TV, he was in the British Army signal corps and was a graduate of Lorne Greene's broadcast school. https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/egan-bill-luxton-was-an-ottawa-television-pioneer Luxton is the one with the walrus moustache.
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    American Football Players

    Houston Markham Jr., the winningest coach in Alabama State University football history, has died. He was 75. https://www.wsfa.com/2019/07/17/winningest-football-coach-asu-history-has-died/
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    Somewhere Over The Rainbow

    Rose Greene, an LGBTQ activist and who helped develop the inaugural California AIDS ride in 1994, has died. She was 72. https://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-rose-greene-lgbtq-dead-20190715-story.html
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    Authors Last A Long Time, But....

    Howard Engel, author of the Benny Cooperman detective novels, has died. He was 88. https://www.cbc.ca/books/howard-engel-author-of-the-benny-cooperman-detective-series-dead-at-88-1.5213803
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