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    Ice Hockey Players

    Jim 'Bearcat' Murray, a Hockey Hall of Famer and Calgary Flames trainer from 1980-96, has died. He was 89. Murray was a 2009 HOF inductee in the athletic trainer category. https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/beloved-calgary-flames-trainer-jim-bearcat-murray-dead-at-89-1.5946132
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    Somewhere Over The Rainbow

    'Mama Gloria' Allen, a Chicago Black transgender activist and icon of the community, has died. She was 76. https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-community-voices/trans-activist-mama-gloria-allen-dies-76-rcna33501
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    The Dead of 2022

    Joel Whitburn, the Billboard chart guru and compiler of reference books for decades, has died. He was 82. I probably own more books written by him than anyone else. https://bestclassicbands.com/joel-whitburn-obituary-6-14-22/
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    Reality TV

    Lane Fernandez, the ex-boyfriend of Teen Mom star Malorie Beaver, who starred beside her for two years on the MTV show in 2020 & 2021, has died. He was 28. https://people.com/tv/lane-fernandez-ex-of-teen-mom-star-dies-at-28-just-3-weeks-after-birth-of-son/
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    Lara Roxx

    MJ Taylor, a former gay pornography star from the 2010s, has died. An embedded tweet on the site suggests it was cancer. https://str8upgayporn.com/former-gay-porn-star-mj-taylor-has-died/ WARNING: The site is R-rated. (Found a tweet with the link.)
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    Political Frailty

    Jeffrey Gifford, a sitting member of the Maine House of Representatives, has died. He was 75. Gifford was on his fifth term, having originally been elected four times, from 2006 to 2014. Gifford was re-elected in 2020. https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/news/local/rep-gifford-becomes-4th-sitting-legislator-to-die-in-2022-maine-politics-obituary/97-ca3e5098-cce4-4b24-8b53-a1a717b451db
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    John J. Sax, the son of former Major League Baseball player Steve Sax, has died. He was 33. The younger Sax was one of five U.S. Marines killed during a training flight. https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/34075356/son-ex-los-angeles-dodgers-player-steve-sax-five-marines-killed-training-flight-crash
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Harrison Wagner, the son of General Hospital stars Jack Wagner and Kristina Wagner, has died. He was 27. No cause or manner of death has been released. Jack Wagner also had a #2 U.S. hit with 'All I Need' back in 1984/85. https://people.com/tv/general-hospitals-jack-and-kristina-wagners-son-harrison-dead-at-27/
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    Businesspeople, Investors, CEO's

    Nobuyuki Idei, a former CEO of Sony, has died. He was 84. Idei led the company from 1998 through 2005. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-07/former-sony-ceo-idei-has-died-of-liver-failure-at-84
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    Law And Order

    William Sullivan, the former Chief Justice of the state of Connecticut, has died. He was 83. Sullivan was a decorated Vietnam War veteran who served as chief justice from 2001 to 2006. However, his reputation was tarnished late in his career when he was suspended for violating judicial ethics codes in the mid-2000s. https://www.audacy.com/wtic/news/local/former-connecticut-chief-justice-sullivan-dies-at-83
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    Life In Prison

    James Ruppert, who killed 11 family members in 1975, has died at a corrections medical facility. He was 88. https://dayton247now.com/news/local/cincinnati-james-ruppert-hamilton-man-who-killed-11-family-members-in-1975-has-died-easter-shot-insanity-trial-columbus-brother-children-sister-in-law
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    Former First Ladies

    Gina Moscone, the former First Lady of San Francisco and the widow of slain politician George Moscone, has died. https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Gina-Moscone-wife-of-assassinated-S-F-Mayor-17226317.php (Behind a paywall.)
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    Female 'Firsts'

    Beryl Levine, the first woman appointed to the North Dakota Supreme Court, has died. She was 86. Levine, a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, was appointed to the court in 1985. She retired in 1996. https://www.valleynewslive.com/2022/06/06/first-woman-appointed-nd-supreme-court-has-died/
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Eric Nesterenko, who played 1,200 games in the NHL, the bulk of which were in a Chicago Blackhawks uniform, has died. He was 88. Nesterenko's career ran from the 1950s to the 1970s, including a 1961 Stanley Cup. Following his NHL career, he spent a year in Switzerland and one in the WHA.
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Larry Hillman, who had a near-20 year NHL career and who became the youngest player to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup, at 18 years two months nine days, has died. He was 85. A 5-time Cup winner, Hillman's NHL years were spent with Detroit, Boston, Toronto, Montreal, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Buffalo. He won four cups with the Maple Leafs, one with the Canadiens. Hillman also played three years in the AHL, split between Cleveland and Winnipeg. https://www.thestar.com/sports/hockey/2022/06/04/larry-hillman-youngest-player-to-have-his-name-on-stanley-cup-dead-at-85.html
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    The Dead of 2022

    Ann Turner Cook, the original Gerber baby, has died. She was 95. A unique DDP pick, too. https://www.wfla.com/news/national/original-gerber-baby-ann-turner-cook-dies-at-95-company-says/
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    Academic Footnotes

    Sophie Freud, a psychology professor and the last surviving grandchild of Sigmund Freud, has died. She was 97. Freud, who fled the Nazis, considered her grandfather's gospel to be narcissistic. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/03/science/sophie-freud-dead.html?smid=tw-nytnational&smtyp=cur
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    Didn't Wake Up This Morning...

    Kelly Joe Phelps, an American blues and country musician who originally trained as a jazz artist before broadening his musical horizons, has died. He was 62. https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/jun/03/kelly-joe-phelps-blues-and-country-musician-dies-aged-62
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    Tuskegee Airmen

    Asa D. Herring, an original member of the Tuskegee Airmen, has died. He was 95. Herring was born in North Carolina in 1926, becoming a member of the famed squad in 1944, serving at the tail end of World War II. Herring was living in Arizona at the time of his death. https://www.azfamily.com/2022/05/28/one-original-tuskegee-airmen-arizona-dies/
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Martha Alice Teague Owen, the mother of Randy Owen, lead singer of the legendary country band Alabama, has died. She was 90. https://tasteofcountry.com/randy-owen-mother-martha-dead-dies/
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    Golf: The 19th Hole

    Bart Bryant, a three-time PGA tour winner, has died. He was 59. Bryant died when a truck slammed into his SUV. https://wset.com/news/nation-world/pro-golfer-bart-bryant-dies-after-suv-slams-into-his-truck-in-florida-who-has-beaten-tiger-woods-pga-tour-commissioner-jay-monahan-construction-us-open-golf-sports-news-ben-hogan-award-golf-writers-association-of-america-tournaments-auburndale-par-clubs
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    James Earl Jones

    Is voicing Darth Vader in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series starring Ewan McGregor. https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/02/entertainment/james-earl-jones-darth-vader/index.html
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    Businesspeople, Investors, CEO's

    Ron Rice, the creator of Hawaiian Tropic sunscreen, has died. He was 81. https://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2022/06/01/ron-rice-asheville-native-and-hawaiian-tropic-sunscreen-creator-dies/7460698001/
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    Songwriters

    Paul Vance, a songwriter and horse owner who penned the song Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini, has died. He was 92. Vance's death was reported prematurely in 2006 and discussed in the Deathlist Forum at the time. Among the other songs he wrote or co-wrote was Playground in My Mind by Clint Holmes. His son, Philip, was the child vocalist on the song. Philip Vance died in 2009. https://harnesslink.com/usa/paul-vance-songwriter-and-horse-owner-dies-at-92/
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Also did a lot of game shows, notably incarnations of Pyramid. Saw a picture of him from not that long ago. His transformation mirrored that of his Trapper John co-star Pernell Roberts, in terms of how Roberts looked on Bonanza vs Trapper John. Siebert, once tall with a full head of hair, had become bald & portly.
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