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    Art For Death's Sake

    Phyllis Kind, who championed, among others, a group of young artists called 'the Chicago Imagists' and whose eponymous gallery showcased that work until her retirement at age 76, has died. She was 85. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/10/obituaries/phyllis-kind-dead.html
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    Rag Traders

    Anna Harvey, a former Vogue deputy with a connection to Princess Diana, has died. She was 74. https://www.vogue.co.uk/article/anna-harvey-former-vogue-deputy-editor-has-died The Sun, however, can't seem to decide if she was Anna Harvey or Anna Harding https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/7463826/princess-diana-anna-harding-vogue-fashion-advice/ (now corrected)
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    Magic Johnson, And Other Basketball Players

    Tex Winter, a Basketball Hall of Famer and former Chicago Bulls assistant coach credited with creating the triangle offense, has died. He was 96. https://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/former-bulls-assistant-coach-tex-winter-dies/ A 'List of the Missed' entry, having been picked in the DDP in 2017 and, possibly, before.
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    Political Frailty

    Maryland was on vacation in Arizona when I posted. Yeah, I've got nothing.
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    Rick Searfoss, a former NASA astronaut who flew three space shuttle missions, has died. He was 62. http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-100918a-astronaut-rick-searfoss-obituary.html
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    Finally, a QO for Gloria Jean https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2018/10/08/gloria-jean-hollywood-actress-1940s-obituary/
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    Political Frailty

    Joseph Tydings, an Arizona Senator from 1965 to 1971, has died. He was 90. https://washington-informer.com/148012/former-sen-joseph-tydings-from-maryland-has-died-at-age-90/
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    American Football Players

    George Taliaferro, the first African-American to be drafted by an NFL team, has died. He was 91. Taliaferro was selected in the 13th round of the 1949 draft by the Chicago Bears. https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/college/indiana/2018/10/08/first-african-american-drafted-nfl-george-taliaferro-dies-91-iu-hoosiers/1574059002/
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    Morgan Tsvangirai

    Younger brother Casper has also now become a ghost and died. https://news.pindula.co.zw/2018/10/08/morgan-tsvangirais-younger-brother-casper-dies/
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Moses Olaiya Adejumo, a Nigerian comedian known by his stage name Baba Sala, has died. He was 81. http://saharareporters.com/2018/10/08/legendary-comedian-baba-sala-dead
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    American Football Players

    The article used the same term. Granted, it's not the Queen's English and a bit of a lazy term. However, we can express our thoughts with a plethora of grammatic alternatives here, across the pond, when the need arises.
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    American Football Players

    John Gagliardi, the winningest coach in college football history, has died. He was 91. Gagliardi spent six decades at Division III Saint John's University in Minnesota and retired with a record of 489-138-11. http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/24918723/john-gagliardi-winningest-coach-college-football-history-dies-91
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    Hooroo, Mate.

    Quentin Kenihan, an entertainer and disabilities advocate, has died. He was 43. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/disability-advocate-quentin-kenihan-dies/news-story/1002a9bb2ce3fdb209bd40efd189801f
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    48. Tina Turner

    Has revealed she underwent a kidney transplant in 2016 and her husband was the donor. https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/celebrities/107659634/tina-turner-reveals-husband-gave-her-a-kidney-for-transplant
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Bert Romp, a member of the Olympic gold medal-winning 1992 Dutch show jumping team, has died after being kicked by a horse. He was 59. https://www.equnews.com/sport-news/showjumping-en/dutch-showjumper-bert-romp-59-passed-away-after-tragic-accident/
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    Gangster, Gangster

    Sylvester Zottola, 71, a Bonanno crime family associate, has been fatally shot at a McDonald's drive thru. Perhaps he should've used the McDelivery service whose ad can be seen in the photo that accompanies the report. https://www.foxnews.com/us/reputed-nyc-mobster-fatally-shot-at-mcdonalds-drive-thru-reports
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    Vladimir Putin

    Deputy prosecutor-general Saak Karapetyan dies in mysterious helicopter crash. He was in charge of the Sergej Skripal investigation. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6240165/Top-Russian-law-official-dies-mysterious-helicopter-crash-hours-four-GRU-spies-outed.html
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Mark Livolsi, a Hollywood film editor on movies including 'The Devil Wears Prada', 'the Blind Side' and 'the Lion King', died September 23rd. He was 56. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/mark-livolsi-dead-devil-wears-prada-lion-king-film-editor-was-56-1149310
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    Juan Romero, the hotel busboy who aided a mortally wounded Robert Kennedy, has died. He was 68. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/juan-romero-busboy-who-aided-wounded-robert-kennedy-dies-68-n916751?cid=sm_npd_nn_tw_ma
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    Dave Anderson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for sports commentary who spent 40 years as a New York Times columnist, has died. He was 89. http://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/24879453/dave-anderson-long-new-york-s-columnist-dies-89
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    Businesspeople, Investors, CEO's

    It appears to have tried to escape, but only made it to the 'border' before being stopped.
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    Marty Pattin, who won over 100 games in his career and pitched in the 1971 all-star game, has died. He was 75. Pattin was on the 1969 Seattle Pilots for their lone major league season but spent the bulk of his career with Kansas City. https://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article219466410.html
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    The Dead of 2018

    Sidney Shachnow, who survived the Holocaust as a child and fought in Vietnam as a U.S. Army Green Beret, rising to the rank of major general, has died. He was 83. https://www.foxnews.com/us/holocaust-survivor-who-became-us-army-major-general-has-died
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    Businesspeople, Investors, CEO's

    John Bryan, the former CEO of Sara Lee, has died. He was 81. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/ct-met-john-bryan-obit-20181003-story.htm l
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    American Football Players

    CJ Fuller, a member of the Clemson 2016 national championship team, has died. He was 22. https://www.foxcarolina.com/news/athletic-director-former-clemson-running-back-cj-fuller-has-died/article_8ff0795a-c768-11e8-aace-574adbb77fa8.html

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