July 2020 obituaries

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Country music legend Charlie Daniels dies at 83
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/c ... dies-at-83
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Mary Kay Letourneau, who made headlines over affair with student, dead at 58
https://www.foxnews.com/us/mary-kay-let ... dead-at-58
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I've heard the name Kelly Preston but I can't tell you where. She Dies of Breast Cancer at 57.
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Another "famous" person I never heard of :?
Naya Rivera: Authorities are 'confident' body found at Lake Piru is former 'Glee' actress
Rivera disappeared last week during a visit to the California lake with her 4-year-old son Josey
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/n ... ee-actress
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R.I.P. Grant Imahara, 49. He was best known for "Mythbusters" and "White Rabbit Project." I also believe he animated the robotic Energizer Bunny. He died suddenly following a brain aneurysm.
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Detroit businessman and Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Moroun dies at 93

https://www.wxyz.com/news/detroit-busin ... dies-at-93

Manuel “Matty” Moroun, the billionaire businessman from Detroit who controls the Ambassador Bridge, has died. He was 93.

Moroun leaves behind a wife and son, who now runs the business.

With a net worth of $1.8 billion, Moroun ranked No. 1,281 on the Forbes list of billionaires in 2019.

Moroun was born in June of 1927 to parents of Lebanese descent. He grew up on Detroit’s east side with three sisters.

His family got their start with his father, who ran two gas stations where Moroun worked while attending the University of Detroit Jesuit High School. In 1946, a year after he graduated, his father bought Central Cartage Company, later known as Central Transport.

He went on to attend the University of Notre Dame, graduating in 1949, and according to Forbes.com, he wanted to be a doctor but went on to work at the gas station. He went on to the University of Michigan, but left in 1951, according to Corp Magazine, to work for his dad.

In 1979, Moroun and the company bought shares of the Detroit International Bridge Company on the New York Stock Exchange, which ran the Ambassador Bridge. According to Corp Magazine, Warren Buffet also owned a part of the bridge. Eventually, Central Cartage Company bought the bridge after two years of negotiations.
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Jochs wrote:R.I.P. Grant Imahara, 49.
:( I've watched a lot of episodes of Mythbusters with Grant in it, along with those spinoffs he was on.
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I don't recognize the name but she looks vaguely familiar.
Galyn Gorg, 'RoboCop 2' and 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air' actress, dead at 55 following cancer battle
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/g ... ead-cancer
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John Lewis, civil rights icon, congressman for 33 years, dead at 80
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Regis Philbin, iconic television host, dead at 88
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Dang it! Peter Green has died. Green was a blues guitarist and one of the founding members of the Fleetwood Mac band (when they originally played blues).

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ncern.html

Back in the late 1970s, my (then) girlfriend was living with me in my house. And then she got another boyfriend on the side. So one night, I confronted her with the evidence, and told she was "going to have to move." Then when she left, the first song I played on my stereo was the (original) Fleetwood Mac tune "Got to Move." I was singing along with it and loving it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKbjt7wTYS8 (Got to Move audio)

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Herman Cain, age 74, died of Covid-19 on July 30th. Went to a Trump rally in Tusla OK on June 20th, diagnosed with covid on the 29th, went to a hospital on July 1st. https://www.usnews.com/news/national-ne ... rus-battle
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