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    Aristocrats

    Lady Margaret Stirling-Aird, whose first husband, Capt Oliver Payan Dawnay, was a private secretary and equerry to the Queen Mother, has died. She was 101. Their divorce resulted in ostracism from the Royal Family. https://peeragenews.blogspot.com/2021/10/lady-margaret-dorothea-stirling-aird.html
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    Academic Footnotes

    Twitter reporting the death of Hungarian-American psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi at age 87. He was a Professor of Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University.
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    Political Frailty

    Eudora H. Quartey, Ghana's ambassador to Italy, has died. https://titimedianews.com/index.php/2021/10/21/breaking-news-ghanas-ambassador-to-italy-eudora-h-quartey-has-died/
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    Authors Last A Long Time, But....

    Jerry Pinkney, a celebrated and award-winning children's book illustrator, has died. He was 81. Pinkney had a long list of credits & accolades and was honoured with a lifetime achievement award from the Society of Illustrators. https://www.npr.org/2021/10/20/1047786312/jerry-pinkney-illustrator-obituary
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    Reality TV

    Trevor Jones, a contestant on the reality show 'Millionaire Matchmaker', has died. He was 34. Jones died from an undisclosed issue related to a genetic blood disorder. https://hollywoodlife.com/2021/10/19/who-is-trevor-jones-millionaire-matchmaker-contestant/
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    Jake "the Snake" Roberts

    Christopher Ayres dead. https://en.memesrandom.com/chris-ayres-dead/
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    Voice Actors

    Christopher Ayres, English voice of Frieza in Dragon Ball Z, has died. He was 56. https://en.memesrandom.com/chris-ayres-dead/
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    Journalists

    Noted CNN journalist John King discloses he has multiple sclerosis and is immunocompromised. https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/19/media/john-king-multiple-sclerosis/index.html
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    Voice Actors

    One of the few surviving Super Friends voices from the 1970s/80s. Shannon Farnon (Wonder Woman from 1973 to 1983) is still alive, as are Bill Callaway (Aquaman), Michael Bell (Zan/Gleek) and Louise Williams (Jayna). Everybody else (heroes and villains) is pretty much gone.
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Hockey Hall of Famer and all-time great scorer Mike Bossy stepping aside from his commentator role on French language channel TVA to battle lung cancer. https://theathletic.com/news/islanders-legend-mike-bossy-to-step-away-from-tv-role-while-battling-lung-cancer/uskT0ZDFGru3/
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Leo Boivin, a Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman who played 1,150 NHL games with five teams combined, from the start of the 50s to the start of the 70s, has died. He was 89. https://www.nhl.com/news/leo-boivin-hockey-hall-of-famer-dead-at-89/c-326911248
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    Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    Rejean Nadeau, the CEO of Canadian meat packing food processing giant Olymel, has died. He was 71. https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/rejean-nadeau-ceo-of-olymel-has-died-at-the-age-of-71-1.5624699
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    University Presidents?

    William "Bud" Davis, a former president of Idaho State University, who served in that capacity from 1965 to 1975, save for a leave of absence to run for the U.S. Senate, and a former president of the University of New Mexico from 1975 to 1982, died September 24th. He was 92. https://www.timescolonist.com/william-bud-davis-former-university-leader-dies-at-92-1.24363717
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    John Ashton Thomas, a British composer, arranger, conductor and orchestrator who worked on more than 160 films, including Black Panther, has died. He was 60. https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/obituary/9643858/john-ashton-thomas-obit/
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    Political Frailty

    Clem Tillion, a former Alaska Senate president who influenced the state's oil and fishing industries, has died. He was 96. His death was acknowledged by Governor Mike Dunleavy. https://gov.alaska.gov/newsroom/2021/10/13/governor-mourns-the-passing-of-former-senate-president-clem-tillion/
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    Political Frailty

    Ended up moving the obit elsewhere and didn't expect the posting would still be there.
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    The Dead of 2021

    Earl Old Person, the the longest serving elected tribal official in the U.S., has died. He was 92. He was a member of the Blackfeet Tribe and had been elected to the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council in 1952, where he served for more than 60 years, including serving more than 50 years as chairman. https://www.ktvh.com/blackfeet-tribe-mourns-the-passing-of-chief-earl-old-person
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    The Dead of 2021

    Ravil Isyanov English language obit: https://extratv.com/2021/10/13/ncis-los-angeles-actor-ravil-isyanov-dies-at-59/
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    Rugby Players

    Norm Provan, a legendary Rugby league player who won 10 premierships as part of St George’s in their golden era of 1956 to 1966, has died. He was 88. (This despite the link indicating he was 89.) https://thenewdaily.com.au/sport/rugby-league/2021/10/14/norm-provan-dies/
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    Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    David Kennedy, co-founder of the Wieden+Kennedy ad agency and the man who came up with one of the all-time great advertising catch phrases, has died. He was 82. It was Kennedy who coined the phrase 'Just Do It!' for Nike. https://www.bandt.com.au/ad-legend-wiedenkennedy-co-founder-inventor-of-nikes-just-do-it-david-kennedy-has-died/
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    Law And Order

    Sir Noel Anderson, a former Justice of the Supreme Court of New Zealand, has died. He was 77. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/300430775/former-supreme-court-judge-sir-noel-anderson-has-died
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    Baseball

    Ray Fosse infamously had his career altered after Pete Rose barrelled into him at home plate at the 1970 All-Star Game while trying to score. Fosse was never the same catcher again.
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Lee Wan-koo, a former President of South Korea, has died. He was 71. He also served as an MP and as governor of South Chungcheong Province. http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20211014000804
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Ricarlo Flanagan, a character actor who played 'Davey' in four episodes of the William H. Macy TV series Shameless, has died. He was 40. Flanagan was also a rapper and comedian. https://fox8.com/news/shameless-actor-and-comedian-dies-at-40/
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