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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    Gilbert Hardy, the father of long-time pro wrestlers Matt and Jeff Hardy has died.
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    Matthew Fisher, a Canadian journalist and war correspondent who spent his life traveling the world and reporting what he saw, has died. He was 66. Fisher died after a short battle with liver cancer. https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/matthew-fisher-a-fearless-canadian-journalist-and-war-correspondent-dead-at-age-66
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    The father of (WWE) NXT talent Shotzi Blackheart has died. https://www.wrestlinginc.com/news/2021/04/shotzi-blackheart-comments-on-the-passing-of-her-father/
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    Summer Olympic Deaths/Dead Medallists

    Antal Kiss, a Hungarian Olympic silver medalist in racewalking at the 1968 games, has died. He was 85. https://www.nemzetisport.hu/atletika/gyasz-elhunyt-kiss-antal-olimpiai-ezustermes-gyaloglo-2819683 (Hungarian-language obit) And, given his surname, we should honour him in the most obvious manner.
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    Authors Last A Long Time, But....

    Margaret Wander Bonanno, an American science fiction writer noted for penning Star Trek novels, has died. She was 71. https://decandido.wordpress.com/2021/04/08/margaret-wander-bonanno-rip/
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    Law And Order

    Howard Weitzman, a lawyer who represented the likes of Marlon Brando, O.J. Simpson and Justin Bieber, has died. He was 81. https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2021/04/07/attorney-howard-weitzman-who-represented-o-j-simpson-marlon-brando-dies-at-81/
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    Academic Footnotes

    Kai Nielsen, a noted philosopher and philosophy professor who taught at New York University and the University of Calgary, has died. He was 94. https://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/2021/04/in-memoriam-kai-nielsen-1926-2021.html
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    Life In Prison

    Stephen Beadman, the man who murdered 15-year-old schoolgirl Kayleigh Haywood, has died in prison. He was 34. Haywood was killed in 2015. Beadman was convicted in 2016 and given a life sentence, with a 35-year minimum. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leicestershire-56681637
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    The Dead of 2021

    Norman Stone, whose repertoire includes psychologist, vintner, art collector and benefactor, has died. He was 81 (despite what the URL below says). He would have turned 82 later this month. https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/art-exhibits/norman-stone-san-francisco-psychologist-art-collector-and-museum-benefactor-dies-at-82
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    Dead Drummers

    Tony Pola, a drummer with Aussie 90s alt rock group Beasts of Bourbon, has died. https://www.nme.com/en_au/news/music/beasts-of-bourbon-drummer-tony-pola-has-died-2915431
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    Doctor Doctor

    Dr. Benjamin Paolucci, a long-time physician with the Detroit Pistons NBA team, has died. He was 84. He retired from Detroit in 2015 after more than 40 years with the club. https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/31212310/benjamin-paolucci-former-detroit-pistons-physician-dies-age-84
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    Shirley Newhook, a longtime host of the 1970s and 80s CBC current affairs show Coffee Break, has died. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/shirley-newhook-obit-1.5975941
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    Tom Gibney, a long-time news anchor with CTV Toronto's affiliate, CFTO-TV, has died. He was 82. He was with the station from 1973 until his retirement in 2007. https://torontosun.com/news/former-cfto-tv-broadcaster-tom-gibney-dead-at-84
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    Political Frailty

    Bill Markham, a World War II veteran who later served a record 14 terms in the Oregon state legislature, from 1969 to 1997, has died. He was 98. https://www.nrtoday.com/news/state/oregon_politics/world-war-ii-veteran-and-popular-legislator-bill-markham-has-died-at-98/article_7817aaa1-09e9-5fcd-bec0-73761dc954cc.html
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Walter Olkewicz, a prolific Hollywood character actor who had occasional roles on television series like Twin Peaks, Grace Under Fire and Who's the Boss, as well as a movie appearances in films like 'The Client', has died. He was 72. Olkewicz's health had long been on the decline, something his son had made public a few years ago. https://consequence.net/2021/04/walter-olkewicz-actor-dead/
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    Life In Prison

    Alf Vincent, who had been New Zealand's longest serving prisoner prior to his release in February, has died. He was 83. He had been imprisoned for 52 years. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/124774225/new-zealands-longest-serving-prisoner-alf-vincent-freed-in-february-has-died-at-83?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Paul Humphrey, the frontman for the Canadian band Blue Peter (not related to the British kids show), has died. He was 61. His death came after a long battle wth a neurological disorder. https://www.iheartradio.ca/104-1-the-dock/news-trending/blue-peter-frontman-paul-humphrey-dies-1.14937782 (Song title is actually 'Don't Walk Past')
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    Country For Old Men (And Women)

    Bill Owens, a country music songwriter and the uncle of Dolly Parton, has died. He was 85. (Might almost want to rename this the Dolly Parton thread.) https://apnews.com/article/bill-owens-dead-d42a3788772fa153e2988682aba9e8bd?utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_medium=APEntertainment
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    People Who Are Dead According To Wikipedia...

    Louis Siminovitch death acknowledged by his namesake prize's website. https://siminovitchprize.com/dr-lou-siminovitch-1920-2021/
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    Female 'Firsts'

    Arlene Pieper Stine, the first woman to run a sanctioned marathon, died February 11th at age 90. Her death was reported about a week ago. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/remembering-arlene-pieper-stine-first-woman-run-sanctioned-kay-henze
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    Nobel Prize In Death

    Robert Mundell, the 1999 Nobel Prize winner in economics, has died. He was 88. https://www.forbes.com/sites/briandomitrovic/2021/04/04/the-zeus-of-economics-has-died/?sh=1e9b145f5baa
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    Winter Olympic Deaths

    Roland Thoni, a 1972 bronze medalist for Italy in the slalom event, has died. He was 70. https://www.sportnews.bz/artikel/wintersport/ski-alpin/ex-skirennlaeufer-roland-thoeni-gestorben (German language obit)
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    David Gulpilil

    Yes, I thought that''s actually to whom I had replied. Goes to show how awake I am early on a Sunday morning.
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    David Gulpilil

    But only you and I have him in the Deathlist Cup for April.
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Morris 'B.B.' Dickerson, a founding member of the funk rock group War, has died. He was 71. https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/obituary/9550962/bb-dickerson-dead-war-founding-member/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

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