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    Journalists

    Merri Dee, a former broadcaster and director of communications at WGN-TV Chicago, has died. She was 85. Dee spent over four decades in Chicago broadcasting, most of them with WGN. https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/former-wgn-tv-anchor-reporter-merri-dee-dies-at-86/
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    Billy Graham

    Harvey Thomas, a former Billy Graham Crusade director, has died. He was 82. From 1960-1975, Thomas produced Billy Graham’s rallies around the world before moving back to the United Kingdom. https://www.keepthefaith.co.uk/2022/03/14/former-billy-graham-crusade-director-harvey-thomas-passes-away/
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    Political Frailty

    Lauro Cavazos, a former U.S. Secretary of Education under Ronald Reagan and George W.H. Bush and former president of Texas Tech, has died. He was 95. A DDP unique, as well. https://www.kcbd.com/2022/03/16/former-texas-tech-president-education-secretary-lauro-cavazos-jr-passes-away-95/
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    Somewhere Over The Rainbow

    Leslie Cohen, long a fixture in the New York City LGBTQ+ community and one of four women who opened Sahara, a legendary upscale women’s club, in the 1970s, has died. http://gomag.com/article/150756-2/
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    Law And Order

    Randy Holland, a former Delaware Supreme Court Justice, has died. He was 75. https://delawarebusinesstimes.com/news/former-justice-randy-holland-dies/?utm_content=201339401&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-2778767905
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    Businesspeople, Investors, CEO's

    Marilyn Miglin, a noted Chicago luxury beauty products entrepreneur and Home Shopping Network presenter, has died. She was 83. Miglin's husband, real estate mogul Lee Miglin, was murdered in 1997 by Andrew Cunanan, the same man responsible for the murder of Gianni Versace. https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/chicago-beauty-mogul-marilyn-miglin-has-died-at-the-age-of-83/?taid=6231a00be9b021000123071d&utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter
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    Broadway - "the Great White Way"

    Barbara Maier Gustern, a Broadway vocal coach who had once coached rock singer Debbie Harry and the cast of the 2019 Broadway revival of the musical “Oklahoma!, has died. She was 87. Gustern was the victim of an unprovoked attack in the New York City subway system. She sustain head injuries from which she's now succumbed. https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/16/us/new-york-city-broadway-vocalist-dead/index.html
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    Foreign Personalities, From Stage, Screen, Politics And Life

    Patrick Osakwe, a former Nigerian Senator, has died. He was 73. https://thewillnigeria.com/news/former-nigerian-senator-patrick-osakwe-is-dead/
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    Authors Last A Long Time, But....

    Gareth Knight, an author and highly influential 20th century occultist, died March 1st (according to this blog). He was 91. Knight was also known by the name Basil Wilby. https://www.nickfarrell.it/gareth-knight-has-died/
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    Ice Hockey Players

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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Tanya Hart, the niece of pro wrestler Bret 'the Hitman' Hart, has died. She was 37. Tanya Hart was the daughter of Smith Hart, eldest of the Hart brothers. He died in 2017 after battling cancer. No cause of death has yet been given. https://www.monstersandcritics.com/celebrity/tanya-hart-bret-hart-and-hart-family-mourn-family-member-who-dies-at-37/
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Gary Gresdal, who played two games for the WHA's Quebec Nordiques in 1975-76 as part of a dozen-year professional career, has died. He was 75. https://lougheedfuneralhomes.com/book-of-memories/4878733/Gresdal-Gary/index.php
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    Wrestlers/actors

    WWE posts a graphic at the start of Raw that Scott Hall / Razor Ramon has died.
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Barry Bailey, guitarist with the Atlanta Rhythm section, has died. He was 73. https://ultimateclassicrock.com/barry-bailey-atlanta-rhythm-section-dead/
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    Journalists

    Alan Massengale, a former ESPN anchor and long-time KCBS Los Angeles broadcaster, has died. He was 63. https://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/33494830/former-espn-anchor-los-angeles-broadcasting-legend-alan-massengale-dies-63
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    William Hurt

    William Hurt has died at the age of 71. https://deadline.com/2022/03/william-hurt-dies-oscar-winning-actor-was-71-1234977307/
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    Old Folkies Home

    Pete St. John, an Irish folk singer-songwriter who wrote The Fields of Athenry, has died. He was 90. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-60722042
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    Didn't Wake Up This Morning...

    Timmy Thomas, an R&B singer who had a big hit in 1973 with 'Why Can't We Live Together', has died. He was 77. Thomas would chart with a few other minor hits. Drake memorably sampled Thomas' biggest hit for his own huge song, 'Hotline Bling'. https://radiomaxmusic2.wordpress.com/2022/03/12/in-memoriam-timmy-thomas-1944-2022/
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    The Dead of 2022

    Ellen Zoe Golden, a former publicist for Billy Idol and Hall & Oates, has died. She was 63. Golden died of brain cancer at her home in Costa Rica. https://variety.com/2022/music/news/ellen-zoe-dead-former-publicist-music-stars-1235201378/
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    Shove Off, Eh?

    Andrew Murie, the CEO of MADD Canada, has died. He was 66. https://madd.ca/pages/ceo-andrew-andy-murie/
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    Baseball

    Odalis Perez, who pitched in 252 games cumulatively for Atlanta, the L.A. Dodgers, Kansas City and Washington between 1998 and 2008, accumulately a career 73-82 record, has died. He was 44. Perez died after falling from a ladder. https://sportsnaut.com/former-mlb-all-star-odalis-perez-dead-at-44/
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    Doctor Doctor

    Dr. Donald Pinkel, the first director for St. Jude's hospital, who specialized in pediatric hematology and oncology, has died. He was 85. https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/local/2022/03/10/dr-donald-pinkel-obituary-st-jude-childrens-research-hospital-director/6987452001/
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    Ice Hockey Players

    Gordon Kannegiesser, who played 19 games for the St. Louis Blues in 1967-68 and another 4 games for the team in 1971-72, has died. He was 76. Kannegiesser also played 123 games in the WHA for the Houston Aeros and 4 for the Indianapolis Racers between 1972-73 and 1974-75. https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/local-former-nhler-passes-away-at-76-5146966
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    US Ensemble Dramas/HBO Box Set Shows

    Heath Freeman cause of death determined to be overdose from multiple opioids and narcotics. https://pagesix.com/2022/03/09/bones-actor-heath-freemans-cause-of-death-revealed/
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    Professional Cyclists

    John Paul, who represented Scotland at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, has died. He was 28. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/glasgow-scotland-british-cycling-b2032513.html (Mostly behind a paywall.)
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