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#267138 - 01/02/14 05:16 PM The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014
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#267139 - 01/02/14 06:13 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Golem]
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Oh joy! Another year of The Grim Reaper's Golem's death notices. rolleyes
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#267144 - 01/02/14 09:18 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Golem]
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I, for one, like these. Many, I would suspect, would much rather see posts celebrating the lives of people who have just past than posts touting aberrant, sinful behavior.
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#267150 - 01/02/14 11:17 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Golem]
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Blues legend 'Rockin' Tabby' Thomas dies

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Ernest "Rockin' Tabby" Thomas, a swamp-blues performer, recording artist and founder of what for decades was the home of the blues in Baton Rouge, Tabby's Blues Box and Heritage Hall, died before dawn Wednesday morning, days before his 85th birthday.

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#267177 - 01/04/14 03:56 AM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Golem]
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Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74

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Phil Everly, who with his brother, Don, made up the most revered vocal duo of the rock-music era, their exquisite harmonies profoundly influencing the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Byrds and countless younger-generation rock, folk and country singers, died Friday in Burbank of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Patti Everly, told The Times. He was 74.

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#267201 - 01/04/14 06:59 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Irked]
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Originally Posted By: Irked
I, for one, like these. Many, I would suspect, would much rather see posts celebrating the lives of people who have just past than posts touting aberrant, sinful behavior.


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#267205 - 01/04/14 07:11 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Golem]
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Legendary Producer Saul Zaentz Dies at 92

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He won Oscars for producing three best picture winners -- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Amadeus and The English Patient -- after a great career with Fantasy Records and feuds with John Fogerty.

Saul Zaentz, who parlayed a successful career in the music business into a Oscar-winning second act as an independent movie producer, died Friday at his home in the San Francisco area from complications of Alzheimer's. He was 92.

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#267254 - 01/05/14 10:00 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Golem]
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Portuguese Soccer Great Eusebio Is Dead at 71

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LISBON, Portugal — Eusebio, the Portuguese soccer star who was born into poverty in Africa but became an international sporting icon and was voted one of the 10 best players of all time, has died at 71, his longtime club Benfica said.

He died Sunday, the club announced on its website, without providing details.

Eusebio died at home of heart failure, his biographer, Jose Malheiro, said.

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#267273 - 01/06/14 02:25 AM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Golem]
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Jerry Coleman, Yankees legend, war hero and Hall of Fame broadcaster, dies at 89

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Jerry Coleman, truly a man for all seasons - a decorated war hero, Yankee World Series MVP and iconic, Hall-of-Fame San Diego Padres broadcaster - died Sunday at age 89, after a career of more than 70 years in baseball, the Padres announced.

Coleman, a baseball treasure, signed originally with the Yankees out of the San Francisco sandlots in 1942, only to spend the next three years as a marine bomber pilot in the Pacific theatre of World War II, flying 57 combat missions over the Solomon Islands. Upon returning from the service in 1946, Coleman worked his way back up through the Yankees' minor league system, joining them in 1949 when he hit .275 and led all American League second basemen in fielding (.980).

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#267330 - 01/07/14 07:32 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2014 [Re: Golem]
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Run Run Shaw, Movie Mogul Seen as Creator of Kung Fu Genre, Dies at 106

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Run Run Shaw, the colorful Hong Kong media mogul whose name was synonymous with low-budget Chinese action and horror films — and especially with the wildly successful kung fu genre, which he is largely credited with inventing — died on Tuesday at his home in Hong Kong. He was 106.

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