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  1. alt obits guy

    The 18th death of 2023

    Jimmy Carter (considering my recent 'That's all' selection was already two deaths ago).
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    The 16th Death of 2023

    That's all. (Jimmy Carter makes it to 2024, but barely.)
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    Helen Place, a BBC 5 radio journalist, has died after a short illness. Place had been with the network since 2005. https://radiotoday.co.uk/2023/11/bbc-radio-5-live-journalist-helen-place-dies-after-short-and-sudden-illness/
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    Shove Off, Eh?

    Karl Tremblay, the lead singer of the Quebec folk-rock band les Cowboys Fringants, has died. He was 47. Tremblay had announced in 2022 he'd been diagnosed with cancer. Weakened by the disease, Tremblay and the group pressed ahead with a final tour this summer. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/les-cowboys-fringants-karl-tremblay-1.7029633
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    Winter Olympic Deaths

    Cechmanek also played four seasons in the National Hockey League in between years-long stints plying his trade in the Czech pro leagues and also in Germany.
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    And another Senator (like the entry above) has died. Dave Stenhouse, who pitched for three years in the 1960s for the Washington Senators, mostly out of the rotation, has died. He was 90. Stenhouse's son Mike also made the Major Leagues, playing parts of five seasons in the early 1980s for various teams. https://www.abc6.com/former-major-leaguer-brown-baseball-coach-dave-stenhouse-dies-at-90/
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    Shove Off, Eh?

    Donald Shebib, director of the much lauded 1970 Canadian film "Goin' Down the Road", has died. He was 85. Shebib was working with the CBC prior to making the film, which won numerous awards in Canada. https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/obit-shebib-canadian-film-1.7020573
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    John Bailey, a Hollywood cinematographer by trade and the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 2017 to 2019, has died. He was 81. Bailey's credits included 'Ordinary People', 'The Big Chill' and 'Groundhog Day'. https://variety.com/2023/film/obituaries-people-news/john-bailey-dead-academy-president-cinematographer-1235787930/
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    Derby Dead Pool 2023

    I've been asleep in the DDP for awhile. Ruffo is my joker. Only three others had him in that capacity, all behind me.
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    Ontario indie wrestler Rob Thomson, who under the name 'Rob Rage' wrestled over the past decade in a number of local promotions, has died. He was 41. Thomson was participating in a cancer fundraiser show when he suffered cardiac arrest. https://www.fightful.com/wrestling/ontario-s-rob-thomson-rob-rage-passes-away-aged-41
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    20th Century Americans Sitcoms

    Richard Moll was offered a role on the 2023 series reboot with John Larroquette, but turned it down. Larroquette would appear to be the last standing original cast member amongst those who stayed with the show beyond the first season.
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    Deadio Times

    Elizabeth Gray, a former host of the CBC radio shows As It Happens and Cross-Country Checkup, has died. She was 86. Gray had a decades-long career in journalism. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/elizabeth-gray-obituary-1.7007786
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    Pete Ladd, who pitched in over 200 games combined for the Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers and Seattle Mariners between 1979 and 1986, has died. He was 67. Ladd's career pinnacle was when he helped advanced the Brewers to the 1982 World Series, taking over as closer from an injured Rollie Fingers. https://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/mlb/brewers/2023/10/21/milwaukee-brewers-relief-pitcher-closer-pete-ladd-has-died-1982-world-series-team/71274313007/
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    The 14th Death of 2023

    Rosalynn Carter
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    Falling Fauna

    Langfuhr, Canadian Hall of Fame Thoroughbred racehorse who defined the phrase 'out to stud' as a sire of 75 stakes winners, 5 champions and progeny earnings of over $119 million, has died at age 31. https://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/canadian-champion-langfuhr-passes-away-at-lanes-end/

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