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    Gangster, Gangster

    Haitian gang leader Ti Greg killed by police. Other suspected gangsters also killed. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/26851671/haiti-gang-warlord-barbecue-commander-coup/
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    Korean War Vets

    General Al Gray, who served in the 1st Marine Division in Korea and who rose through the military ranks to become the 29th commandant of the Marine Corps, has died. He was 95. The four-star general served as commandant from 1987 to 1991, retiring after 41 years of military service. https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2024/03/20/al-gray-beloved-former-marine-corps-commandant-dies-at-age-95/
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    John Gau, who had a 40-year career in television current affairs and documentaries notable for his time as a producer on the BBC's Panorama, has died. He was 83. https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2024/mar/14/john-gau-obituary
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    Internet Celebrities

    Jessica Pettway, a fashion and beauty influencer, has died. She was 36. Pettway had detailed her battle with cervical cancer. https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/wellness/story/beauty-influencer-dies-36-after-publicly-sharing-battle-108317159
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    Political Frailty

    Jean Breaux, an Indiana state Senator, has died. She was 65. https://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2024/03/20/jean-breaux-indiana-senate-democrats-death-obituary/73043022007/
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    Video Game Nerds

    Self for already posting this.
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    Video Game Nerds

    Jim Ward, a long-time designer for the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop game, has died. He was 72. https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/obituary-jim-ward-dungeons-dragons-designer-died-at-age-72
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    Country For Old Men (And Women)

    Erv Woolsey, who discovered and managed George Strait, and who played a role in the careers of the likes of Lee Ann Womack, Dierks Bentley, Ronnie Milsap and Clay Walker, has died. He was 80. https://variety.com/2024/music/obituaries-people-news/erv-woolsey-dead-george-strait-manager-nashville-country-1235947601/
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Appears to have been a death by suicide, with CTE a key factor: https://www.tmz.com/2024/03/20/chris-simon-nhl-family-enforcer-died-suicide-suffered-from-cte/
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    World War II Veterans

    Dick Higgins, a Navy radioman and one of the few remaining Pearl Harbor survivors, has died. He was 102. Higgins' amphibious plane was destroyed in the attack. With Higgins’ death, only 22 veterans of the attack are known to be living, according to Kathleen Farley, the California chapter president with Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors, who has maintained the tally for years. https://www.stripes.com/veterans/2024-03-19/higgins-pearl-harbor-survivor-obituary-13368648.html
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    Death By Jazz

    Facebook reporting the death of British jazz musician Jimmy Hastings, who was associated with the Canterbury scene and whose repertoire included saxophones, flute and clarinet. https://www.facebook.com/groups/4299603103/permalink/10161343987658104/
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    Deadio Times

    George Garrett, a Metro Vancouver radio reporter for four decades, has died. He was 89. https://globalnews.ca/news/10369960/george-garrett-cknw-reporter-dies/
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    Betty Driver Memorial Soapstar Superstar Thread

    Emmet Bergin, best known for his role in the RTÉ series 'Glenroe', has died. https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/tv-radio/2024/03/19/actor-emmet-bergin-best-known-for-role-in-rte-series-glenroe-dies/
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    From Cleric To Relic

    Bishop Emeritus Dr. Michael Ssenyimba, who was the second Bishop of Mukono Diocese, has died. https://www.newvision.co.ug/category/people/bishop-emeritus-dr-michael-ssenyimba-of-mukon-NV_183921
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    Political Frailty

    Roger Pardo Maurer, a former U.S. deputy assistant Secretary of Defense, has died. He was 65. Maurer drowned on a Costa Rican beach. He served in the role from 2001 to 2006, during the George W. Bush administration. https://ticotimes.net/2024/03/19/former-u-s-deputy-defense-secretary-tragically-drowns-on-costa-rican-beach
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    Kiwi Karkers

    Rod Oram, a journalist and commentator, has died. He was 72. Oram's death came as a result of injuries he sustained in a cycling accident. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/journalist-and-commentator-rod-oram-dies-after-cycling-accident/XUUZW7FPBJBABO6DK6ZE2AVKHQ/
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Karen Houghton, the sister of Kris Jenner, has died. She was 65. https://www.kxnet.com/news/national-news/kris-jenner-announces-her-sister-karen-houghton-has-died/
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    Video Game Nerds

    Michael 'BrolyLegs' Begum, a competitive gamer most notably associated with Street Fighter, has died. He was 35. Since birth, Begum suffered from arthrogryposis, which impacted his limbs and joints and left him largely immobile. https://www.eventhubs.com/news/2024/mar/19/brolylegs-passed-away/
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Chris Simon, an enforcer who spent 15 seasons in the NHL racking up 1,824 penalty minutes and 5 in Russia's KHL with hundreds more minutes in the sin bin, has died. He was 52. Simon was a Stanley Cup champion with the New York Islanders in 1996. https://www.tsn.ca/nhl/chris-simon-a-stanley-cup-winner-with-the-colorado-avalanche-dead-at-52-1.2092363
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    James Bond 007 (Connery/Moore/Villains etc)

    Not a death or illness, but Aaron Taylor-Johnson has been formally offered the opportunity to take over the role from Daniel Craig, according to reports. https://news.sky.com/story/aaron-taylor-johnson-chosen-as-next-james-bond-reports-say-13097868
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    Law And Order

    Roy McMurtry, who served as Attorney General of the province of Ontario from 1996 to 2007 after a stint as a provincial parliamentarian from 1975 to 1985, has died. He was 91. https://www.cp24.com/news/roy-mcmurtry-former-ontario-attorney-general-dies-at-91-1.6813176
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    Rugby Players

    Peter Glover, a former England rugby union international, has died. He was 78. https://www.englandrugby.com/news/article/peter-glover-1945-2024
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    Video Game Nerds

    X/Twitter reporting the death of American game designer and fantasy author James M. Ward. Edit: obit: https://www.enworld.org/threads/d-d-luminary-jim-drawmij-ward-passes.703205/
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    American Football Players

    Steve Tensi, a quarterback who threw the first touchdown pass in Denver Broncos history, has died. He was 81. https://www.nbcsports.com/nfl/profootballtalk/rumor-mill/news/former-broncos-qb-steve-tensi-dies-at-81
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    How Long Until We're Dickless?

    Hong Kong actor Chan Dick Hark, known for portraying heavies on local TV series, has died. He was 76. https://www.asiaone.com/entertainment/veteran-hong-kong-tvb-actor-chan-dick-hark-known-portraying-gangster-roles-dies-aged-76

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