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    Elvis Presley

    Ann Spurbeck, a Memphis Symphony Orchestra violinist for 50 years and a prominent session musician who played with Elvis Presley, Al Green and Isaac Hayes on his classic 'Shaft' recording, has died. She was 84. https://www.thestrad.com/news/ann-spurbeck-memphis-violinist-for-elvis-and-isaac-hayes-has-died/14367.article
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Russell Bishop is my third hit. I suspect he was picked by a number of teams.
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Randy Boyd, who played over 250 games in the NHL from 1981-82 through 1988-89, amassing 87 points and 328 penalty minutes, has died. He was 59. Boyd also played briefly with the famed Hanson Brothers, with the AHL's Baltimore Skipjacks, on a line with Steve Carlson aka Steve Hanson (himself dealing with stage 4 cancer). https://www.hockeyfeed.com/nhl-news/former-nhler-and-hanson-brothers-linemate-randy-boyd-passes-away-at-just-59-years-old
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Hannah Price confirmed to have died by suicide. https://people.com/music/chris-daughtrys-stepdaughter-hannah-price-died-by-suicide/
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    World War II Veterans

    'Harmonica Pete' DuPre, a World War II veteran known for playing the national anthem on the mouth instrument, has died. He was 98. https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2022/01/19/harmonica-pete-dupre-usnwt-plays-tribute-ww-ii-veteran/6584464001/
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    Vignerons

    Anthony Barton, the charismatic owner of second growth Château Léoville-Barton and third growth Château Langoa-Barton, has died. He was 91. Barton was renown as one of Bordeaux’s most high profile ambassadors. https://www.winespectator.com/articles/anthony-barton-legendary-bordeaux-winery-owner-dies
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    Passed-Punks & No-Wavers

    Bill Von Hagen, a Pittsburgh punk pioneer named Bill Bored, who played with several iconic local bands and who later switched careers to become an accomplished computer scientist, has died. He was 66. https://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2022/01/18/Bill-Von-Hagen-bored-computer-scientist-Pittsburgh-punk-pioneer-dies-obituary/stories/202201180125
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    Play School - Play Away - Childrens TV

    Bill Jackson, a legendary Chicago children's television figure known for a series of kids shows that aired locally, has died. He was 86. https://wgnradio.com/news/remembering-chicago-tv-legend-bill-jackson/
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    World's Oldest

    Already noted. Never mind.
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    How Long Until We're Dickless?

    Dick Ferris, the co-owner of Pebble Beach and a former PGA Tour policy board chair, has died. He was 85. Ferris died of complications of ALS. https://www.golfdigest.com/story/dick-ferris-co-owner-pebble-beach-former-pga-tour-policy-board-chair-dies-85?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=golfdigest
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    Deadio Times

    Adrienne Pan, host of the CBC Radio Edmonton afternoon show Radio Active, has died. She was 43. Pan had battled a serious, unidentified, illness for months. She'd worked in media for around 20 years. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/cbc-edmonton-adrienne-pan-obituary-1.6317161
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    Rugby Players

    Kevin Flynn, a former Ireland international, has died. He was 82. https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/former-ireland-international-kevin-flynn-dies-at-82-41249707.html
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    Art For Death's Sake

    Alekos Fassianos, known as the 'Greek Picasso', has died. He was 86. Fassianos, whose works included paintings, lithographs, ceramics and tapestries, had been bedridden for several months prior to his death. https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20220116-greek-picasso-alekos-fassianos-dies-aged-86-family-1
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    Derby Dead Pool 2022

    I know . I've honestly never even heard of Tony Brown the cricketer. Not even in my search for deadpool entrants. But, you watch, he'll die and I'll regret bringing the matter up in the first place.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2022

    Advice noted. Which is why I've tried to be polite about it. I've also not been around the forum a whole lot the last couple of weeks, but am today. My luck, I'd only otherwise notice it after one of the Mr. Tony Browns had died, making it more complicated than if I just mention it today and take whatever flak comes with the request.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2022

    https://www.derbydeadpool.co.uk/deadpool2022/celebs_W.html Most of the info isn't up, but I just changed the current celebs URL to '2022' to gain access.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2022

    I see the 'Celebrity Picks' section is accessible. Firstly, a thank you for all the effort put into getting the DDP up and running! I do realize there will be some adjustments to be made over the coming days, as checks are made to ensure all is correct. Whenever that occurs - and there is not a pressing concern - there is a slight adjustment for my team (Fade To Black). The Tony Brown I picked was the NBA referee, not the cricketer. My entry can be double-checked, to confirm. (Watch now as Tony Brown the cricketer dies and Tony Brown the ref does not. That would serve me right.)
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Just noticed that. Please ignore. Not sure why it would be reposted. Must be a slow news day.
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Stanley Donen, director of some of Hollywood's best known musicals, including "Singin' in the Rain", has died. He was 94. Donen won a Lifetime Achievement Oscar in 1998 for his body of work. https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2022/01/15/stanley-donen-singin-rain-director-dies-94/2962342002/
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Reo Varnado, the father of WWE wrestler Sasha Banks and the uncle of rapper Snoop Dogg, has died. https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/4472783/snoop-dogg-uncle-reo-varnado-death-obituary-portland/
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Congratulations to Banana, who is the official winner of the 2021 AO Deadpool.
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Once official, Jana Bennett is my first hit and Rabbi Israel Dresner is my second.
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    The Rabbi Thread

    Twitter (CBS New York reporter Lisa Rozner) reporting the death of Rabbi Israel Dresner at age 92.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2022

    There will hopefully be a better source in the coming days, but I think this still works as a QO for Jana Bennett. (Obit also reported elsewhere) https://uk.news.yahoo.com/jana-bennett-dies-former-bbc-120040073.html?guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAEhJyqAfugSrMTr6RPg6AjCEU06sE2_hp4u0OhstQT7GZnGe_nF-Sl9Jzgtb4LHmC_lKA6H9kPog222v5uXSuKX9qUNT0szjxfyDHsGySDX7QIkMMDPgu3IOE2XQL1RpcECWM4oc6FbAcIaNzv_ipLVv3NVOibOAehoXCP0SgZCr&guccounter=1
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    Deathlist Cup 2022

    I would like to play again.
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