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    12. Queen Elizabeth II

    RIP Queen Elizabeth II. You had a great run, the longest in British history.
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    Rugby Players

    Willie Los'e, who represented Tonga at the 1995 World Cup and played professionally in Japan for eight years before retiring and becoming a commentator, most recently for Sky Sports, has died. He was 55. Los'e was in Cape Town to work for World Rugby at the World Cup Sevens tournament. It starts Saturday. https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/rugby/300682270/sky-sport-rugby-commentator-willie-lose-dies-aged-55
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    Dead Drummers

    Paul Dufour, an early drummer with the Libertines, has died. https://worthyclue.com/the-libertines-pay-tribute-to-much-loved-early-drummer-paul-dufour-who-has-died/
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    Deadio Times

    Anne Garrels, a long-time NPR foreign correspondent, has died. She was 71. https://www.npr.org/2022/09/07/1121624031/anne-garrels-long-time-foreign-correspondent-for-npr-dies-at-71
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    I had noticed it a few times in Twitter, but hadn't realized it was a bot site. Here is a better obit. John Till is definitely deceased. https://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/news/local-news/stratford-guitarist-john-till-remembered-by-friends-and-family-as-smart-fun-and-incredibly-talented
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    Baseball

    Mark Littell, who pitched over 300 games combined with the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals from 1973-82, retiring with a 32-31 record and 56 career saves, has died. He was 69. https://lastwordonsports.com/baseball/2022/09/06/mark-littell-remembered/
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Dan Schachte, the first American to officiate 2,000 NHL games, has died. He was 64. https://www.wiscnews.com/sports/hockey/madisons-dan-schachte-first-american-to-officiate-2-000-nhl-games-dies/article_936daf23-e79b-510a-92d3-da2d8817eec4.html
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Jan Josephs, the ex-husband of Real Housewives of New Jersey star Margaret Josephs, died August 26th. He was 74. https://etcanada.com/news/925937/ex-husband-of-rhonj-star-margaret-josephs-jan-josephs-dies-at-74/
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    Aristocrats

    Alexander Sutherland, an aristocrat known by the name Lord Strathnaver, has died. He was 41. He was found at the bottom of cliffs and appears to have accidentally fallen. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/aristocrat-41-found-dead-bottom-27910379
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    Deadio Times

    Paul Hanover, who was a Hamilton, Ontario radio institution for decades and who hosted a Canadian version of the game show (quiz show) Pay Cards, as well as the Canadian game show It's Your Move for most of its run, died on July 11th. He was 96 (despite what the URL indicates). Hanover hosted the CMHL-AM show Mayor of the Morning beginning in the 1940s. Hanover, whose real name was Solomon Yanover, was also a long-time prominent member of the Hamilton Jewish community. https://globalnews.ca/news/8981194/chml-paul-hanover-dead-97/
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    John Till, a Canadian guitarist who worked with the likes of Ronnie Hawkins and the Full Tilt Boogie Band, has died. He was 76. https://snbc13.com/john-till-dead-at-76-canadian-musician-and-guitarist-has-died/
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    Internet Celebrities

    Tanya Pardazi, a TikTok star and former Miss Canada finalist, has died. She was 21. Pardazi dies in a skydiving accident August 27th. https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/tanya-pardazi-skydiver
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    Wrestlers/actors

    Howard Brody, who was president of the NWA from 1996 to 2001, in the years after WCW left the organization and it became a shell of its former self, died in late August. Brody had been in the business for many years prior. https://www.postwrestling.com/2022/08/24/former-nwa-president-howard-brody-passes-away/
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    Wrestlers/actors

    New picture of Steve McMichael being visited by, among others, Ric Flair. https://twitter.com/RicFlairNatrBoy/status/1566157094281220096/photo/1
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    The Cardinals Of The Roman Catholic Church

    Edited now
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    The Cardinals Of The Roman Catholic Church

    Pope Francis has anointed 20 more Cardinals https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_cardinals (Cardinals #184 to #198)
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    Passed-Punks & No-Wavers

    (As noted elsewhere) Gord Lewis, founding guitarist for the Canadian punk band Teenage Head, has died. He was 65. Lewis is believed to be the third homicide victim in the city of Hamilton, Ontario, in 2022 and may have been deceased for some time. His son, Jonathan Lewis, is in custody and has been charged with second-degree murder. https://globalnews.ca/news/9044029/man-60s-dead-homicide-central-hamilton-aug-2022/
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    Political Frailty

    Bill Graham, a Canadian politician who served in the Jean Chretien and Paul Martin Cabinets as Minister of Foreign Affairs and in the Martin Cabinet as Minister of National Defence, all during his 14-year run as an MP, has died. He was 83. https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/bill-graham-died-august-8-2022-1.6545023
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    Olivia Newton-John

    Sadly, there is no strange 'Twist of Fate', because heaven can't wait. RIP Olivia Newton-John.
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    Wrestlers/actors

    According to Wrestlingdata.com, Luke Williams had a match on July 30th.
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    Wrestlers/actors

    Recent group photo of some of the WWWF/WWF 1970s/80s wrestlers. Most still look somewhat as they used to, but Ivan Putski (bottom left) has REALLY aged.
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    Law And Order

    Clayton Ruby, one of Canada's most prolific civil rights lawyers, has died. He was 80. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/clayton-ruby-1.6539851
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Bobbie Faye Ferguson, a character actress from the late 1970s to the early 1990s who appeared in a handful of episodes of Dallas and as Monette Marlin on three episodes of Designing Women, has died. She was 78. Ferguson was the mother of Jay R. Ferguson, also an actor and most recently known for the role of Ben on the Conners (the Roseanne continuation). https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/bobbie-faye-ferguson-dallas-dukes-hazzard-actress-dead
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    Baseball

    Buck Martinez set to return to the broadcast booth on July 26th following cancer treatment. https://www.sportsnet.ca/mlb/article/buck-martinez-returning-to-blue-jays-broadcast-tuesday-following-cancer-treatment/
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    Baseball

    Dwight Smith, who played over 800 games combined with the Chicago Cubs, California Angels, Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves and was part of Atlanta's 1995 World Series-winning team, has died. He was 58. Smith's son, Dwight Smith Jr. is an active player with 169 games worth of experience. https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/dwight-smith-former-cubs-and-braves-outfielder-dies-at-58/
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