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    Wrestlers/actors

    Vince McMahon abruptly announces his retirement.
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    Deadio Times

    Jody Porter, a long-time reporter at CBC Thunder Bay, has died following a lengthy illness. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/jody-porter-dies-1.6525474
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    Internet Celebrities

    Kevin Samuels cause of death revealed to be hypertension: https://people.com/human-interest/controversial-youtube-star-kevin-samuels-died-from-hypertension-reports/
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    Magic Johnson, And Other Basketball Players

    Johnny Egan, a former Houston Rockets player and coach, has died. He was 83. https://www.si.com/nba/2022/07/21/johnny-egan-dies-former-houston-rockets-coach-player
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    Gangster, Gangster

    Vito Grimaldi, a powerful Bonanno soldier and bakery owner, has died without much fanfare. https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/name/vito-grimaldi-obituary?id=35814821 https://aboutthemafia.com/bonanno-boss-mikey-nose-mancuso-puts-the-families-acting-boss-and-consigliere-on-the-shelf/
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    Wrestlers/actors

    Matthew Obbema, who worked the indies for a few years as Matt Sinister from the late 90s to early 2000s, with 45 total credited matches, has died. He was 46. Obbema had been trained by Ross and Bruce Hart. He worked in Southern California. http://socaluncensored.com/2022/07/21/former-socal-wrestler-matt-sinister-has-died/
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    American Football Players

    Doug Mitchell, a former Canadian Football League player who went on to become its commissioner, has died. He was 83. Mitchell, an Order of Canada recipient, was also a former governor of the Calgary Flames NHL franchise. Mitchell led the CFL from 1984 to 1988. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/former-cfl-commissioner-calgary-lawyer-doug-mitchell-died-1.6528229
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    Political Frailty

    Mark Nye, a Democratic State Senator in Idaho, has died. He was 76. https://www.idahopress.com/eyeonboise/pocatello-sen-mark-nye-dies-at-age-76/article_fca4f01c-2116-5457-86e6-1fdfe1718572.html?utm_campaign=blox&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social
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    Video Game Nerds

    Robert Alan Koeneke, who created the 1980s game The Dungeons of Moria (known commonly as Moria), has died. He was 64. https://www.pcgamer.com/robert-alan-koeneke-creator-of-the-influential-roguelike-moria-has-died/
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Shonka Dukureh, who played Big Mama Thornton in the recent Elvis biopic which also served as her big screen acting debut, has died. She was 44. https://people.com/movies/elvis-actress-shonka-dukureh-found-dead-in-her-nashville-apartment-police/
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    The Bill (And Other Cop Shows)

    Taurean Blacque has died. https://deadline.com/2022/07/taurean-blacque-dead-hill-street-blues-actor-was-82-1235074307/
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    American Football Players

    Jim Lynch, a linebacker and a member of the Super Bowl IV-winning Kansas City Chiefs, has died. He was 76. He spent his entire 11-year career with the Chiefs. https://chiefswire.usatoday.com/2022/07/21/kansas-city-chiefs-jim-lynch-death-super-bowl-iv-ring-of-honor/
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    Deadio Times

    Dave Fisher, a fixture at CJAD radio Montreal for over 30 years and the long-time host of its Sunday morning trivia show until his retirement a couple of years ago, has died. He was 71. https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/former-cjad-broadcaster-dave-fisher-dies-at-71-1.5995711
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    World War II Veterans

    Otha Compton Jr., the last living member of the USS John Hood, has died. He was 100. https://www.wboy.com/news/harrison/last-member-of-uss-john-hood-passes-at-100/
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    Didn't Wake Up This Morning...

    Michael Henderson, an R&B and soul singer, has died. He was 71. https://eurweb.com/2022/07/19/michael-henderson-legendary-rb-soul-singer-has-died-he-was-71/
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    Widow(er) Shopping

    He was quite reliant on her in his later years. Horrible, Roger Ebert-esque type jaw cancer.
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Larry Jeffrey, who played 368 NHL games combined with the Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers during the 1960s, has died. He was 81. https://blackburnnews.com/midwestern-ontario/midwestern-ontario-sports/2022/07/19/goderichs-hockey-hero-passes-away/
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    General Non School Massacre Thread

    Four dead, two wounded in shooting at Greenwood Park Mall, in Indiana. https://www.11alive.com/article/news/crime/multiple-victims-reported-in-shooting-at-greenwood-park-mall/531-df15bbf5-8eca-4220-b149-7de4735fbe37
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    Art For Death's Sake

    Howard N. Watson, a noted watercolorist, illustrator and teacher, has died. He was 93. https://www.inquirer.com/obituaries/howard-watson-obituary-watercolor-painter-philadelphia-woodmere-20220715.html?utm_source=t.co&utm_campaign=edit_social_share_twitter_traffic&utm_medium=social&utm_content=&utm_term=&int_promo=
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    Deadio Times

    Robert W. Knight, a long-time deejay in the Ottawa (Canada) market, has died. Knight, who was born James Wilkinson in Montreal, began his career in the 1970s, first in Quebec, but later in Ontario. He worked through the mid 2000s. https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/obituary-dj-robert-w-knight-was-an-ottawa-radio-legend
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    Presenters

    Nad├Ęge St-Philippe, a French Quebec weather presenter on television station TVA, has died. She had been diagnosed with cancer for the second time late last year and had undergone chemotherapy. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/nadege-st-philippe-has-died-of-cancer-1.6523607
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    Other Martial Art Practitioners

    Wakanohana Kanji II, a Japanese sumo wrestler and the 56th Yokozuna, has died. He was 69. Mentioned several places in the DeathList Forums. https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202207180000273.html (Japanese language obit)
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    Terrorists & Topical Terrorist Targets

    Ripudaman Singh Malik, one of two men acquitted in the 1985 Air India bombing that killed 331 people, has died. He was in his mid 70s. Malik was shot to death in Surrey, B.C. The killings amounted to the worst mass murder in Canadian history. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/ripudaman-singh-malik-air-india-bombing-shot-dead-1.6520628
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    Shove Off, Eh?

    Pat John, who played Jesse Jim on the iconic Canadian television series 'The Beachcombers', has died. He was 69. John was on the show for its entire 18 year run, from 1972 to 1990. He also appeared in a 2002 reunion made-for-television movie. https://www.coastreporter.net/local-news/pat-john-beloved-as-beachcombers-jesse-jim-dies-at-69-5582776
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    Gangster, Gangster

    Maurice 'Mom' Boucher, a former Hell's Angels boss and one of the most notorious gangsters in Quebec's history, has died. He was 69. Boucher was serving a life sentence. He died of cancer. https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/former-quebec-hells-angels-boss-maurice-boucher-has-died-at-69-1.5981830
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