Notable Deaths of 2024

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12_Gauge_Chimp

Quote from: NT2C on March 13, 2024, 06:04:11 PMPaul Alexander, 78

He was the last man living in an iron lung.

I thought the name sounded familiar and then I remembered an interview he did with a YouTube channel called "Special Books by Special Kids".

Here's the video if anyone is interested in watching it.


https://youtu.be/O5DOre3MFlw?si=loyMERjeNXea26Yj


12_Gauge_Chimp

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Actor M. Emmet Walsh, best known for his roles in films such as "Fletch" and "The Jerk", passed away at age 88 on March 20th, 2024.

Cause of death is listed as cardiac arrest.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._Emmet_Walsh

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QuoteJoe Lieberman, the first Jewish vice-presidential nominee of a major party, whose conscience and independent streak later led him on a journey away from his home in the Democratic Party, has died at 82, according to a statement from his family.

https://www.cnn.com/2024/03/27/politics/joe-lieberman/index.html
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TACAIR

From the art world

Akira Toriyama is a renowned Japanese manga artist and character designer. He is best known for creating the widely popular manga and anime series, Dragon Ball.

Toriyama started his career as a manga artist with the series Dr. Slump in 1980. It became an immediate success, earning him the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1981.

He began working on Dragon Ball in 1984, which went on to become a global phenomenon. The series has since spawned numerous spin-offs, including Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT, and Dragon Ball Super.

In addition to his manga work, Toriyama has designed characters for various video games. He collaborated with Hironobu Sakaguchi and Nobuo Uematsu to create the characters for the iconic role-playing game, Chrono Trigger (1995).
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Laurent de Brunhoff, French-American writer and illustrator (Babar the Elephant), dies at 98.

Real kids stuff.....
Image result for babar the elephant. Size: 155 x 200. Source: jonathanshipley.blogspot.com
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12_Gauge_Chimp

Lieutenant Commander Louis Anthony Conter, the last known living survivor of the USS Arizona, passed away today at the age of 102.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Conter

12_Gauge_Chimp

Actor Joseph Flaherty, known for his appearances in films and TV shows such as "Happy Gilmore", "SCTV", and "Stripes", passed away April 1st, 2024 at the age of 82.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Flaherty

TACAIR

"OJ" (I refuse to use his last name)
died from cancer last night. The Murdering POS, is now gone to the giant White Bronco in Hell.

Good riddance.



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QuoteLongtime broadcast journalist Robert MacNeil, who covered some of the biggest headlines of the 20th century and co-anchored PBS nightly news for two decades, died on Friday, PBS announced. He was 93.

https://www.cnn.com/2024/04/12/business/robert-macneil-pbs-news-death/index.html
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