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From March 24th.

Just as the March of our Lives began, France will have to mourn 1 of their own - killed in the line of duty.

Lt. Col Arnaud Beltrame was killed when an ISIS foot soldier shot him in the neck after the gunman killed 2 and wounding 5. Police swarmed in killing the gunman after Beltrame was shot right after swapping himself for a woman that was held on gunpoint.

Beltrame was 45.

http://www.newsweek.com/arnaud-beltrame ... nce-859517

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From March 20th:

Boston's TV personality Frank Avruch who became 1st nationally-syndicated Bozo The Clown, has passed on from heart disease. Avruch donned the costume from 1959 thru 1970.

Avruch was 89.

https://www.thewrap.com/frank-avruch-star-bozo-clown-dies-89/

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From March 10th:

France's fashion Icon Count Hubert De Givenchy - who was the main designer that developed the wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn, Lauren Bacall, Greta Garb, Grace Kelly, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis among others, has passed peacefully.

He was also the youngest founder at the age of 25 right after his days at Jacques Fath. He was also the recepient of the Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur (1983) and
Medal of l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1992)

Hubert was 91.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/12/obituaries/hubert-de-givenchy-dies.html


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NBA G-League player Zeke Upshaw collapsed during a game with 49 seconds left and succumbed to cardiac arrest. Upshaw's team The Grand Rapids Drive were playing the Long Island Nets. The Drive were leading right before Upshaw collapsed in the court.

Upshaw was 26.

http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2018/03/26/nba-g-league-player-zeke-upshaw-dies-after-collapsing-on-court.html

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The NY Mets will mourn another legend from the 1973 World Series title.

Former slugger Rusty Staub has passed away this morning.

Staub was 73.

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/22953337/long-new-york-mets-hitter-rusty-staub-dies-73


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Debbie Lee Carrington - actress / stuntwoman of diminutive size that landed her roles in Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi, Howard The Duck, Spaced Invaders, and well known for her supporting role in the 1990 version of Total Recall, has passed. Other credits include Batman Returns, Seinfeld, Child's Play, Men In Black, In Living Color among others.

Debbie was 58.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/29/obituaries/deborah-carrington-58-dies-actress-and-stuntwoman.html


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Delores Taylor (Shown with her late husband Tom Laughlin [1931-2013]) actress from the famed Billy Jack series, has passed from dementia complications. Delores stared in 4 Billy Jack films starting with The Born Losers. Aside from co-producing the film, she also co-produced The Master Gunfighter with her Tom as the lead role. She was nominated for a globe in 1972 for New Star of the Year.

Delores was 85.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/delores-taylor-actress-in-billy-jack-films-dies-at-85/2018/03/27/efd5afd8-31f5-11e8-8bdd-cdb33a5eef83_story.html?utm_term=.711156af2faf

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Linda Brown Thompson - An activist who fought her right into attending a school where segregation was still in existence where she became the center of the Brown vs The Topeka, Kansas Board of Education, has passed. Brown-Thompson was 9 when her parents wanted to enroll what used to be an all-white school right before the board blocked their request. It prompted for the family to file a lawsuit against the Topeka Board of Education.

It took years to comply to end the segregation right after the Browns filed a 2nd lawsuit in 1955.

Linda was 75.

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Johan Van Hulst: teacher and Holocaust hero who saves hundreds of Jewish children from being sent to Nazi concentration camps during WWII. He was 107.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-43569049


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From March 28.

Daryl Thomas (Middle) - Member of the Indiana Men's basketball 1987 Championship team, has passed from a heart attack. Thomas was 52.

https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/c ... 466772002/

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From April 2nd.

Anti-Apartheid activist Winnie Mandela, former wife of the late Nelson Mandela, who fought a struggle to have her then-husband released. But in which in later life was marred by corruption that led to a divorce in 1996, has passed.

Willie was 81.

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/02 ... at-81.html


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Master TV producer and writer Steven Bochco who brought us Hill Street Blues, LA Law, Doogie Howser MD, and NYPD Blue to the smallscreen has succumbed to leukemia. The 4-time Peabody award and 10-time Emmy award winning producer was 74.

http://www.tmz.com/2018/04/01/steven-bochco-dead-dies/


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Former US Alpine Skiing coach and ABC Sports commentator Bob Beattie has passed. Beattie was color analyst for World Cup events, and play-by-play announcer alongside Frank Gifford during the Olympics in 1976,1980,1984, and 1988. He was also the co-founder of the World Ski Tour in 1966.

Beattie was 85.

https://www.denverpost.com/2018/04/02/b ... up-skiing/


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Passing away this past Wednesday - veteran Korean-American actor and voice actor Soon Tek Oh who was also the co-founder of the Asian-American company East West Players. Oh will be remembered in his roles such as the Lt. Yip in "The Man With The Golden Gun", Col. Yin in "Missing In Action 2: The Beginning", "Good Guys Wear Black", "The Final Countdown" as the captured Zero pilot (Shown with Katherine Ross), The Sensei in "Beverly Hills Ninja", and the memorable voice of Fa Zhou in Disney's Mulan.

He was also involved in TV roles in Hawaii Five-O, M*A*S*H, Airwolf, Logan's Run among others and made-for-tv movies.

Oh was 85.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ ... 85-1100765


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Thomas Sullivan - better known as former in-ring wrestler and manager "Luscious" Johnny Valiant was struck and killed by a truck as he crossed a busy road.

"Luscious" was 71.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/20 ... treet.html


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From March 7th.

A prayer for the town of Humbolt, Saskachewan after a bus that carried a junior hockey team was struck by a semi. The death toll now stands at 15. The Canadian team, The Humbolt Broncos were on their way to Nipawin for a semi-final game when the crash occurred. Of the 15, their head coach, team captain and a radio announcer were confirmed.

Our hearts go out to their families.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/canada-hockey-team-bus-crash-today-nipawin-saskatchewan-2018-04-07/

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Military air casualties continue to mount. This week, the Air Force are mourning 1 of the elite Thunderbirds. Major Stephen Del Bagno was killed while flying Thunderbird 4 at the Nevada Test and Training Range at the Nellis Air Force Base just located near Las Vegas.

Major Del Bagno was 34.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/air-force-thunderbirds-pilot-dies-nevada-16-crash-54255051

This past Wednesday, 4 US Marines were killed when their CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from the 3rd Military Air Wing based in Miramar crashed in El Centro.

The 4 that were killed were Capt. Samuel A. Schultz, 1st Lt. Samuel D. Phillips, Gunnery Sgt. Derik R. Holley and Lance Cpl. Taylor J. Conrad.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/04/04/marine-helicopter-crew-of-4-is-presumed-dead-after-crash-in-california-authorities-say/


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From April 8th.

The world of cycling are mourning the passing of Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts during the Paris-Roubaix event when he collapsed just 93 miles from the finish line. Goolaerts would go into cardiac arrest right before the arrival of medical teams. He was airlifted to a hospital at Lille. But he was pronounced dead.

Goolaerts was 23.

http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-cyc ... story.html

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2 more servicemen were identified this past week after Apache helicopter crashed Friday. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly, and Warrant Officer James Casadona were killed on site of the crash during a training routine in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The 37-year-old Connolly was an instructor pilot and the 28-year-old Casadona was part of the 101st Airborne Aviation Brigade.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/08/politics/army-soldiers-identified-helicopter-crash/index.html


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Mitzi Shore (Left - shown with the late Sam Kinnison) - Owner of the Comedy Store, and mother of Pauly Shore has passed on due to complications of Parkinson's Disease. She obtained sole ownership of the property right after her divorce from Sammy Shore whom he co-founded in 1974. Mitzi was 87.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/entertainment/news/mitzi-shore-owner-of-the-comedy-store-and-maker-and-breaker-of-careers-dies-at-87/ar-AAvLMQg?OCID=ansmsnnews11&ffid=gz


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Yvonne Staples - baritone singer and member of the family group The Staple Singers, succumbs to colon cancer just 2 weeks after her diagnosis. Yvonne was 80.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/04/11/staple-singers-yvonne-staples-dies-at-80-remembering-her-through-song/

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Actor Tim O'Connor - Former soap star in ABC's Peyton Place who also starred in guest appearances and his role as Dr. Elias Huer in the short-lived 1979-1981 sci-fi series "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century". Tim passed away this past April 5th in his sleep.

O'Connor was 90.

http://deadline.com/2018/04/timothy-oconnor-dies-character-actor-best-known-for-role-on-peyton-place-was-90-1202363609/

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Actor Eugene Francis: who played 4 films of the East Side Kids, has passed. Eugen was 100.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/eugene-francis-actor-in-4-east-side-kids-movies-dies-at-100/ar-AAvR9tT?ocid=spartandhp&ffid=gz


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Art Abell: Radio personality and overnight host of the paranormal radio programs, has passed on Friday. The host of Coast to Coast AM and Midnight in the Desert was 72.

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Jan Tomas "Milos" Forman - 2-time Oscar winner for best director in "One Flew over the Cookoo's Nest" in 1975, and "Amadeus" in 1984, has passed from a short illness.

His 1st award he earned for his 1st US film was Cannes Film Festival GP. Along with his Oscars, it followed with 3 golden globe for the same 2 Oscar-winning films and "The People vs Larry Flynt" in 1996.

He also received the Czech Lion in 1998. And the Crystal Ball at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 1997.

Milos was 86.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-forman/forman-oscar-winning-director-of-cuckoos-nest-and-amadeus-dies-at-86-idUSKBN1HL0CQ


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We will miss R. Lee Ermey. The Mail Call and Lock and Load host and the Golden Globe nominee for his role as Drill Sargeant Hartman in the classic "Full Metal Jacket" has succumbed to pneumonia. He also provided his voice in numerous cartoons.

Including his role as the rubber soldier in Toy Story.

Ermey - who was also a Staff Sergeant with the Marines - was 74.

SEMPER FI, GUNNY!!!!

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It is 5 years since the Boston Bombing. Let's remember the 3 victims who lost their lives in the bombing and the officer killed in the line of duty.

WE ARE WITH YOU, BOSTON!!!!


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Also passing away this month. Former Sixer and Hall Of Famer Hal Green (Shown with Wilt Champberlin).

Greer is the Sixers' all-time leader in points (21,586), field goals (8,504), field goals attempted (18,811), games (1,122) and minutes played (39,788). For his career, he averaged 19.2 points and 4.0 assists per game.

He was a 10-time All-Star, seven-time second-team All-NBA selection and won an NBA title in 1967.

He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1982. Greer was 81.

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/277 ... -at-age-81

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Sports author William Nack, the esteemed thoroughbred-racing writer from Sports Illustrated whose book about Secretariat paved the way for the popular 2010 film about the legendary Triple Crown winner, has died.

Nack died Friday at his Washington home from complications associated with cancer, his family announced. He was 77.

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The world of comedy, magic and TV has lost another pioneer. Harry Anderson - TVs beloved judge of Night Court fame has passed. Anderson was found at his home by police. No foul play is involved.

Harry was 65.

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A nation mourns following the passing of former 1st lady Barbara Pierce Bush (Shown with Raisa Gorbachev) after succumbing to complications from congestive heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. All this after she decided to decline any kind of medical treatment.

The Former 1st Lady, wife, mother, humanitarian, literary advocate was 92.

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Also passing away. NPR radio personality Carl Kasell due to complications of Alzheimer's.

Kasell was 84.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/carl-kasell-npr-broadcaster-who-brought-gravitas-and-goofiness-to-the-airwaves-dies-at-84/ar-AAvZisG?OCID=ansmsnnews11

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The wrestling world mourns. Bruno Sanmartino (Shown with Arnold Schwarzenegger)- a 2-time WWE champion, has passed due to health issues right next to his family.

The 2013 Hall of Famer was 82.

A TRUE LIVING LEGEND!!!!

http://www.wwe.com/article/bruno-sammartino-passes-away


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