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    The Dead of 2019

    Charles Kettles, a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient for his service, has died. He was 89. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/medal-of-honor-recipient-charles-s-kettles-passes-away-at-89-300782433.html
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    Dead Poets Society

    Padraic Fiacc, an acclaimed poet and member of the Irish Arts Academy, has died. He was 94. https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/president-pays-tribute-to-poet-padraic-fiacc-who-has-died-aged-94-1.3766688
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    Play School - Play Away - Childrens TV

    Thanks, will do. (Edit) Done. The Muppets post has been updated to reflect the death of Kaye Ballard.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2019

    Thank you.
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    Derby Dead Pool 2019

    I guess Andrew Fairlie becomes my first ever hit in the DDP. A 'rejected' pick in the alt.obituaries one. Also means rejigging my planned Deathlist Cup team. I suspect I'm not the only one.
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    Political Frailty

    Harris Wofford, a former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania & civil rights activist who helped John F. Kennedy win the White House, has died. He was 92. https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Harris-Wofford-civil-rights-activist-who-helped-13551012.php
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Hélène Rowley Hotte, the mother of former Canadian official opposition leader Gilles Duceppe, dies after being locked out of her seniors' residence following an alarm resulting from a major snowstorm. She was 93. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/gilles-duceppe-mother-hypothermia-helene-rowley-hotte-1.4986538
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    Businesspeople, Investors, CEO's

    Brandon Truaxe, the founder of Deciem Skin Care Company, has died. He was 40. His death comes after what was described as a drinking problem and a series of troubling Instagram posts. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6616611/Ousted-Deciem-founder-Brandon-Truaxe-dead-40-following-troubling-Instagram-posts.html
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Yes, congratulations on a third hit in January for drol and OldLady getting her first.
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    This could be the closest to an actual obituary that Jeanne Mockford will get.
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    Comedians & Comedy Writers

    Admittedly, when I posted the Maureen Murphy bio, I'd not heard of her. (Upon looking at her credits, I vaguely remember her New Hollywood Squares appearance.) However, to have been booked on the Tonight Show multiple times -- particularly during the Johnny Carson era -- was of great importance to an entertainer's career in the U.S. Carson giving you 'the nod' meant you'd made it. Murphy may have been lesser known than other comedic contemporaries, but appears to have had a respectable career doing stand-up in the 80s. Conversely, Elayne Boosler is a name I recognize, having been a stand-up comedian by trade and having appeared on numerous American shows as herself, with a cross-section of credits as an actress. Alison Arngrim played 'Nellie Oleson' for eight years on 'Little House on the Prairie'. The others I don't recognize.
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    Shivakumara Swami

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    Academic Footnotes

    Gary Gutting, a philosopher and emeritus professor of philosophy at Notre Dame, has died. He was 76. http://dailynous.com/2019/01/20/gary-gutting-1942-2019/
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    World's Oldest

    Masazo Nonaka, the world's oldest living man, has died. He was 113. https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2019/01/4ca97adc2634-worlds-oldest-living-man-113-year-old-nonaka-from-japan-dies.html
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    Comedians & Comedy Writers

    Maureen Murphy, an Australian-born comedian who made a number of appearances on the Tonight Show in the 1980s, has died. Fellow comedian Elayne Boosler posted the news on her Facebook.
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    Tom Hausman, who pitched for Milwaukee, the New York Mets and Atlanta from 1975 to 1982, has died. He was 65 https://www.davisfuneralservices.com/memorialpage.asp?page=odetail&id=99311&locid=48#.XENdZcuH2nU.twitter
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    Voice Actors

    Watching the episodes chronologically on DVD and came across one where a voice actor named Elliot Field is in the credits. IMDB says he appeared on three episodes, most notably voicing 'Alvin Brickrock' in the 'Alvin Brickrock Presents' episode. According to the Hanna-Barbera Wiki, Field is still alive (or at least not known to be dead). http://hanna-barbera.wikia.com/wiki/Elliot_Field https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1812685/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Nick Redman, an Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker and award-winning soundtrack producer, has died. He was 63. https://variety.com/2019/film/news/nick-redman-documentary-filmmaker-and-soundtrack-producer-dead-1203111967/
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    Internet Celebrities

    Boo the pomeranian dog, who had 539,000 followers on Instagram, has died. He was 12. https://www.instagram.com/buddyboowaggytails/p/BszKWyfn5p2/
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    Businesspeople, Investors, CEO's

    Henry Sy Sr., the richest man in the Philippines, business magnate and real estate tycoon who was involved in a number of industries, has died. He was 94. https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/01/19/19/retail-tycoon-henry-sy-sr-passes-away
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    American Football Players

    Joe O'Donnell, an offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills from 1964 to 1971, has died. He was 77. https://buffalonews.com/2019/01/18/former-bills-lineman-joe-odonnell-dies-at-age-77/
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    American Football Players

    Turk Schonert, who backed up Ken Anderson and Boomer Esiason with the Cincinnati Bengals over the course of eight of the nine seasons he played in the NFL, has died. He was 62. http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25794706/turk-schonert-former-cincinnati-bengals-quarterback-dead-age-62-according-team
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    Peter Watts, a long-time sportscaster in Canada who'd most recently been hosting a weekend radio show across Alberta, has died. He was 68. https://www.tsn.ca/former-tsn-broadcaster-peter-watts-passes-away-1.1243606
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    Alt Obituaries Deadpool

    Thank you!
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    Elvis Presley

    Reggie Young, a guitarist for Elvis Presley, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and others, has died. He was 82. https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/2019/01/18/guitarist-reggie-young-dies-memphis-music-elvis-presley-nashville-music/2613228002/

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