March, 2020 Obituaries.

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R.I.P. James Limpton, host of Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio." He was 93.
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ ... XBQIjmlmCk
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Henri Richard, 11-time Stanley Cup winner who scored clincher vs. Wings in '66, dies at 84. Read "Pocket Rocket" Richard's obit at https://www.detroitnews.com/story/sport ... 975581002/.

I'm so old, I can remember watching Henri Richard play at the old Olympia Stadium in Detroit (although I never saw Henri's older brother, Maurice, in person).

(That being said, I'm also so old that I can remember when Tim Horton was a hockey player, before he founded a chain of doughnut stores.)

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I remember both Richards, with the Montreal Canadians. They were the arch enemies of the Red Wings. Maurice Richard and Gordie Howe used to go toe to toe. Back in the day, the hockey players didn't wear helmets and face masks, and most were missing a few front teeth. Now and then, someone would get hit in the face with a puck, and be led off the ice, bleeding like a stuck pig. The team doctor would sow them up in the locker room and they would be back on the ice for the third period.
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Nicholas Tucci passes following "private" illness at 38. Apparently known for his role in the cult film, "You're Next".
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/y ... tucci-dead
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Max von Sydow dies at age 90.

https://variety.com/2020/film/actors/se ... 203527411/

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Lorenzo Brino, former '7th Heaven' star, dead at 21
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/l ... en-dead-21
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R.I.P. Lyle Waggoner, 84, of "The Carol Burnett Show." and "Wonder Woman."
https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/lyle-w ... 04dAuvIc28
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Al Worden, Apollo 15 Command module pilot passed away on March 18, 2020 at the age of 88. He was one of the 3 "All Wolverine" crew on board Apollo 15. All 3 members of the crew had degrees (undergraduate or post graduate) from the University of Michigan.

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/18/51713530 ... dies-at-88

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Grant Stenson TSB/GLC running trades out of Cadillac. RIP

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Actor, singer, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81

"Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as “The Gambler” on record and on TV died Friday night. He was 81."

"He died at home in Sandy Springs, Georgia, representative Keith Hagan told The Associated Press. He was under hospice care and died of natural causes, Hagan said."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/ac ... li=BBnbfcL
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Heck, I'm so old I can remember when Kenny Rogers played psychedelic rock with The First Edition. In particular, he/they had a hit with "Just Dropped In (to See what Condition My Condition was in)." Video of that tune at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZ8k6fVe25k. Of course, that video is entirely lip-synched. A better live performance of that tune is from Kenny Rogers TV show "Rollin' on the River" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AULOC--qUOI.

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Jack Welch, 84, American business executive and chemical engineer, CEO of General Electric (1981–2001)
Laura Caldwell, 52, American novelist and lawyer, breast cancer.
John Currier, 68, American vice admiral, Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard (2012–2014).
Richard Gamez, 66, American jockey, fall from horse.
Clara D. Bloomfield, 77, American physician and cancer researcher.
Barbara Neely, 78, American author (Blanche on the Lam).
Vera Pless, 88, American mathematician.
David Schurmann, 76, British-born Canadian actor (The Best Man Holiday).
Tim Skelly, 69, American video game designer and programmer (Warrior, Rip-Off, Reactor).
David Wise, 65, American television writer (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Transformers, Defenders of the Earth), lung cancer.
James Otis, 71, American actor (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, The Black Dahlia).
Mother Tekla Famiglietti, 83, Italian nun, Abbess General of the Bridgettines (1981–2016).
Roscoe Born, 69, American actor (One Life to Live, Santa Barbara, The Young and the Restless).
Barbara Martin, 76, American singer (The Supremes).
Amo Houghton, 93, American glass executive (Corning Inc.) and politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1987–2005).
Jacques Leibowitch, 77, French medical researcher.
Jeff Taylor, 60, American basketball player (Texas Tech Red Raiders, Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons).
Rip Oliver, 67, American professional wrestler (PNW), heart failure.
Don Pavletich, 81, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds).
Marnie, 18, American Shih Tzu dog and social media celebrity.
CC, 18, American tabby cat, first cloned pet, kidney failure.
War Emblem, 21, American Thoroughbred racehorse, winner of the 2002 Kentucky Derby and 2002 Preakness Stakes.
Del Shofner, 85, American football player (Los Angeles Rams, New York Giants).
Jarrod Patterson, 46, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals), traffic collision.
Ted Cox, 65, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners), multiple myeloma.
Phil Phillips, 94, American singer and songwriter ("Sea of Love").
Galen Head, 72, Canadian ice hockey player (Detroit Red Wings).
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R.I.P. Mark Blum, 69, actor on 'Law and Order" and "Succession." He died from COVID-19.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ma ... tIBum94mgA
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R.I.P. Harlem Globe Trotters Fred "Curly" Neal. He died earlier today at the age of 77.
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Another actor I never heard of. John Callahan, star of 'All My Children,' dead at 66.
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/j ... ldren-dies

However, I watched Fred "Curly" Neal and Globetrotters 8)
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Nope, never heard of Country music icon Jan Howard dead at 91 either :?
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/j ... rd-dead-91
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Country music singer Joe Diffie, 61, died today from COVID-19.
https://tasteofcountry.com/joe-diffie-d ... 5RWTJAsBDo
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NYC pastor dies from coronavirus, becoming first US Catholic priest to succumb to diseases. Many religious will minister to the sick and risk their lives getting the infection.
https://www.foxnews.com/us/nyc-pastor-d ... o-diseases
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R.I.P. longtime CBS News Journalist Maria Mercader, 54. She is the latest victim of COVID-19.
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/longt ... 2020-03-29
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Democratic Michigan state representative Isaac Robinson dies; coronavirus suspected
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/state- ... oronavirus
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