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Motorsport innovator and pioneer Dan Panoz has passed. Panoz was 83.

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Bill Daily: known forever for his role as Maj. Roger Healey, has passed this past tuesday at his home in Santa Fe. He also starred in the hit series Newhart. Daily was 91.

Barbara Eden is the last survivor of the series.

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Lydia Clarke who later became Lydia Clarke-Heston: Widow of the late actor Charlton Heston has succumbed to pneumonia this past September 3rd.

The former actress and photographer was 95.

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Notable passings.

Veteran sprint car driver Greg Hodnett who passed away on September 21 following a crash in a sprint car event at the BAPS Motor Speedway in York Haven, Pennsylvania. Hodnett was 49.

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Billy O'Dell - former MLB pitcher and an All-Star Game MVP in 1959, succumbs to complications of Parkinsons on September 12th. Bill was 85.

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Have Guitar Bass Will Travel. This would have been a motto for bassist player Max Bennett who has spanned 7 decades with his association of-all-stars and legends. Bennett was 90.

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Former Viking DB Keith Nord passes due to cancer. The former NFL walk-on was 61. From Spetember 19th.

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Arthur Mitchell: Ballet pioneer who broke the racial barriers as the ballet dancer for the New York City Ballet before becoming a founder along with his teacher Karel Shook of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has passed away due to renal and heart failure. Mitchell - A Kennedy Center Honoree - was 84. From September 20th

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Laurie Mitchell (Born as Mickie Moren): Iconic 1950s actress who played an evil queen opposite Zsa Zsa Gabor in the cult classic "Queen From Outer Space", has passed from natural causes on September 20th. Mitchell began her career in a minor role in 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea. Among other apparances in film included low-budgets like "Attack of the Puppet People" and "Missile to the Moon". She was also associated with Marilyn Monroe as a member of Sweet Sue's band in Billy Wilder's film "Some Like It Hot". She would later starred in TV with roles in The New Adventures of Superman, Wanted: Dead or Alive, Perry Pason among others.

Mitchell was 90.

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Al Basil Matthews: Former Marine, actor and singer who will well known as Gunnery Sargent Apone in the '80s sequel "Aliens" and also starred in "Superman III" as a fireman, has passed due to natural causes. Matthews was found unresponsive at his retirement home in Spain where he spent his days in 2005.

His Apone character was re-incarnated in the video game "Aliens: Colonial Marines". As a Marine, Matthews received 13 military awards during his stint in Vietnam that also included 2 Purple hearts as a Marine in Kilo Battery, Fourth Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division.

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Matthews was 74.

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Gary Kurtz: Filmmaker and producer who was associated with George Lucas with the films, American Grafitti, Star Wars: Episodes IV and V and the Dark Crystal, succumbs to cancer.

Kurtz was 78.

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Tommy McDonald: NFL Hall Of Fame Wide Receiver who was a 6-time Pro Bowler and part of the 1960 NFL Championship has passed on Monday. A Maxwell award winner at the University of Oklahoma holds a record to date for most yards in 1 game against the Giants in 1961 (7 receptions for 237 and 2 TD). He also had stints with the Cowboys, Rams, Falcons and Browns before retiring in 1968. He was later inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame in 1998.

Tommy was 84.

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Another former Eagle _ Safety Wes Hopkins has also passed away. The former all-pro was 57.

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Jefferson Airplane singer and Co-founder Marty Balin passed. He was 76. From September 29th.

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Another Blues legend has gone to the sky. Guitarist Otis Rush - a key architect of Chicago's West Side Sound - who inspired other guitarists from Carlos Santana to Eric Clapton and rock band Led Zeppelin, has succumbed due to complications from a 2003 stroke he suffered. Although never been a music promoter, Otis never had an empty scenery. A former client of defunct Cobra Records helped out with his 1st single "I Can't Quit You Baby". Other songs that also hit the top were "Double Trouble", and "All Your Love (I Miss Loving)".

Rush was later inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, followed by a Grammy in 1999 for Best Traditional Blues Album titled "Any Place I'm Going". 1 of his final appearances was at the Jazz Foundation of America this past April when he received a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Otis was 84. From September 29th.

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Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham: The very woman who was inspired by the late singer Buddy Holly that turned into a hit title song, has passed in a Lubbock hospital. Peggy Sue was married to the Crickets drummer James Allison in which they later divorced. Originally, Buddy originally was about to name the title "Cindy Lou" after Buddy Holly's niece. But it was James idea when both Peg and James had a relationship having James persuading Buddy to change the title name. The name sake sequel was release right after Holly's untimely death ina plane crash that also killed Ritchie Valens and JP "Big Bopper" Richardson in 1957. The former dental assistant was 78. From October 3rd.

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Walking Dead star Scott Wilson who played the role as Hershel, succumbed to leukemia on October 6th. Scott was 76.

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John Gagliardi - Former College Football coach who spent his 60+ year career in Division III school St John (Minnesota) becoming the all-time NCAA winningest coach has passed. His record with the school was 489-138-11 before retiring in 2012.

Gagliardi was 91. From October 7th

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Claymation master Will Vinton - whos credit include the California Raisins, Domino's Noid and for the Eddie Murphy claymation series "The PJ's" succumbs to multiple myeloma.

Vinton was 70. From October 4th

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2 Daytime Soap veterans from Days Of Our Lives have passed.

From September 25th.

Actor Frank Parker passed away on September 16 from complications of Parkinson's Disease and dementia.

Parker was 79.

tvline.com/2018/09/25/frank-parker-dies-days-of-our-lives-shawn-brady-dead/

From October 10th:

Parker was the 2nd soap star from the Daytime series that passed along. Actress Peggy McCay acclaimed actress who is known for is 31-year tenure in the daytime soap Days Of Our Lives, passed peacefully from natural causes. She was 90.

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George Taliaferro: Former NFL running back who broke the barrier becoming the 1st African-American player to be drafted in the NFL has passed. A former Hoosier was part of the 1948 team that went undefeated in the Big Ten.

The 3-time Pro-Bowler was 91.

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Hall of Fame fullback Jim Taylor, who rushed for more than 1,000 yards over five straight seasons with the Green Bay Packers, died on October 13th morning at the age of 83, the team announced.

Taylor rushed for 8,207 yards and scored 91 touchdowns in his nine seasons with the Packers from 1958-66, and he was the first of the Vince Lombardi-era players to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in 1976.

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William K. "Bill" Coors: Patriarch of the beer brand company passed peacefully on October 13th. Bill was 102.

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The comic book world are now in deep mourning. Marvel's greatest patriarch and Spider-Man creator Stan Lee has passed away right after an ambulance was called before his passing at Cedar's Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

The comic book giant and icon was 95.

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From October 10th:

Morice Frederick "Tex" Winter: Former Navy pilot who would later started his basketball career that led him into coaching becoming the innovator of the Triangle Offense as an assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers, passed from complications of a stroke that he suffered in 2009. Winter was part of the Bulls winning championship teams and took part of 3 championships with the Lakers.

The 2011 Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer was 96.

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From October 15th:

Paul Allen: Former Microsoft co-founder and Bill Gates partner who would later succeeded as franchise owner of the Portland Trail Blazers, the Seattle Seahawks who won Super Bowl XLVIII, part-owner of the MLS Soccer club the Seattle Sounders FC who also won the MLS Cup title in 2016 among other ventures, succumbs from septic shock due to his complications of non-hogdkin's lymphoma after his disease that returned in 2009.

Allen was 65.

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From October 16th:

Bunny Ranch Brothel owner Dennis Hof was found dead at the Love Brothel in Crystal, Nevada.

Hof was 72. 2 days after his birthday.

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From October 19th.

Former wrestler "Dirty" Dick Slater has also passed. He was 67.

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A familiar backer - Gilberto Benetton: A co-founder of the fashion brand group and former owner of the Treviso Basket that won 15 championships, passed on October 22 due to declining health.

Gilberto was 74.

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From October 21st.

Charles Wang - co-founder of computer company, Computer Assiciates Inc and minority owner of the NHL New York Islanders passes from cancer.

Charles was 74.

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Our prayers are with the victims of the Tree Of Life Synagogue.

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From October 24th.

Veteran actor James Karen. Featured in the movies Poltergeist, The China Syndrome, Return of the Living Dead among others. James succumbed to cardio respiratory arrest. The veteran actor was 94.

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From October 22nd

Joachim Ronneberg: WWII veteran who escaped his native Norway only to return to become part of Operation Gunnerside as a saboteur that wrecked a nuclear program in a Nazi-controlled water plant. The former resistance fighter passed away on Monday. Ronneberg was 99.

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From October 22nd

Actress Diana Sowle who will be forever known in the role as Mrs. Bucket in the original "Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory", has passed with her family at her side on October 19th. She was 88.

Her other credits were Guarding Tess and Clear and Present Danger.

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From October 24th:

Harry L Ettinger: 1 of the 345 "Monuments Men" who risked his life to rescue historical items, stolen art and currency from the Nazis during WWII (Shown here with the movie cast during the premiere based on the true Monuments Men) has passed at the age of 92 on October 21.

Thanks for preserving our World History.

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Hall-of-fame MLB slugger Willie McCovey whose span endured from 1959 thru 1980 with 3 teams, has passed on October 31st due to complications of an infection.

His number 44 was retired in 1980.

McCovey - better known as "Big Mac" and Stretch was 80.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/m ... 839902002/

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2011 "The Voice" finalist Beverly McClennan (Shown with host Carson Daly), succumbed to Stage 3 endometrial cancer. Beverly was 49.

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Francis Albert Lai: French composer, Academy Award winner and Golden Globe winner in 1970 for his collaboration of the movie "Love Story", passed away this Wednesday. no cause of death is confirmed.

Lai was 86.

variety.com/2018/film/news/francis-lai-dead-dies-love-story-composer-1203022821/https://variety.com/2018/film/news/francis-lai-dead-dies-love-story-composer-1203022821/

From October 8th.

Arnold Kopelson: Film producer and Oscar winner for the 1986 film "Platoon" passed away from natural causes.

Arnold was 83.

http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries ... story.html

Warner Saunders: Former NBC Chicago 5 news anchor passed on October 9th after he collapsed in his Chicago home. Saunders was 83. From October 10th.

http://www.dailyherald.com/news/2018101 ... -at-age-83

Melvin Ragin who was better known as Wah Wah Watson: Guitarist for the Funk Brothers has passed at the age of 67. No cause was reported.

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