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Last Quarter-Game of Life

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  • Diane Sawyer's mom dies at age 94 - WHAS 11.com (subscription)
    New York Daily NewsDiane Sawyer's mom dies at age 94WHAS 11.com (subscription)Jean Sawyer Hayes died in Louisville Wednesday at the age of 94. She had been ill for some time. Diane Sawyer told The Courier Journal in the obituary notice that is now online, that her mom was a force of nature, optimistic, spunky and energetic ...Mother of ABC newswoman Dia […]
  • Gough Whitlam dies at age 98 - The Guardian
    The GuardianGough Whitlam dies at age 98The GuardianGough Whitlam, who was prime minister for just three years but became a defining political figure of modern Australia, has died aged 98. Whitlam's family said in a statement on Tuesday: “Our father, Gough Whitlam, has died this morning at the age of 98.”.Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam dies, age 98 […]
  • Legendary Journalist Ben Bradlee Dies at Age 93 - Vanity Fair
    Vanity FairLegendary Journalist Ben Bradlee Dies at Age 93Vanity FairBut his Kennedy White House coverage—compromised or comprehensive ( take your pick) —was as nothing compared to what would follow. So many of Bradlee's greatest achievements are enrobed in a glow that is too good to check. His recommendation ...and more »
  • Revered local opthalmologist Arthur Starr dies at age 94 - The Denver Post
    Revered local opthalmologist Arthur Starr dies at age 94The Denver PostDr. Arthur Starr, an internationally known ophthalmologist who helped pioneer the laser light coagulator for repairing retinal detachments and had been chief eye surgeon for the Denver Broncos, died of natural causes on Oct. 18. He was 94. A funeral ...
  • Former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies at Age 93 - Newsweek
    NewsweekFormer Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies at Age 93Newsweek(Reuters) - Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the newspaper's coverage of the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday at age 93, the paper said. As executive editor from 1968 until 1991, Bradlee ...Ben Bradlee, Washington Post Edi […]
  • 'Fraggle Rock' actor Gerard Parkes dies at age 90 - Reuters
    'Fraggle Rock' actor Gerard Parkes dies at age 90Reuters(Reuters) - Gerard Parkes, the Irish-Canadian actor best known for his roles on the Muppets' "Fraggle Rock" and crime film "The Boondock Saints," has died, his agent said on Tuesday. The actor died at a retirement home in Toronto on Sunday from natural ...Fraggle Rock […]
  • Wyoming US District Judge Brimmer dies at age 92 - Danbury News Times
    Wyoming US District Judge Brimmer dies at age 92Danbury News TimesCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Retired U.S. District Judge Clarence A. Brimmer, of Cheyenne, has died at the age of 92. Brimmer's daughter, Liz Brimmer, says her father died Thursday at a hospital in Boulder, Colorado, surrounded by his family. President ...and more »
  • Funeral Service for Bobby R. Sutton, Age 92 of Sargent - Sand Hills Express
    Funeral Service for Bobby R. Sutton, Age 92 of SargentSand Hills ExpressBobby Raymond Sutton, 92, died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Burwell, Nebraska. Services will be held at a later date. Bobby was born September 18, 1922, to Raymond and Ethel (Wells) Sutton on the Sutton Homestead west of Sargent. He was preceded ...
  • UT Dallas Professor Emeritus Ervin Fenyves Dies at Age 90 - BioNews Texas
    BioNews TexasUT Dallas Professor Emeritus Ervin Fenyves Dies at Age 90BioNews Texas0 R Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1924, Ervin J. Fenyves was able to escape a labor camp during Wold War II, study pharmacology, physics and mathematics, specialize in nuclear and high-energy physics, astrophysics, and eventually play a major role in ...
  • American-born translator dies at age 98 after an eventful half-century as a ... - Shanghaiist
    American-born translator dies at age 98 after an eventful half-century as a ...ShanghaiistSidney Shapiro, an "old China hand" who lived an unrivaled life that even veteran China watchers can only dream about, passed away on October 18th in Beijing, just two months shy of his 99th birthday, and after having spent more than half of his life ...
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