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Maple Leafs Legend George Armstrong has Passed Away at 90

George Armstrong, the four time Stanley Cup Champion Hall of Famer, and former Toronto Maple Leafs Captain, has passed away at the age of 90. Mr. Armstrong was a Canadian whose heritage was part Irish and part Ojibway.  He would become … Continue reading

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Alex Trebek has Passed Away at 80

Alex Trebek, the long time host of Jeopardy! has passed away at the age of 80 after a 20 month fight with pancreatic cancer. Mr. Trebek was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada on July 22nd, 1940 and grew up speaking … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Palmer has Passed Away

Famed actor Geoffrey Palmer has passed away at the age of 93.  He was born on June 4th, 1927 in London England. After completing national service from 1946 to 1948 he would work as an unpaid stage manager prior to … Continue reading

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Sir Sean Connery has Passed Away at 90

Famed Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery has passed away at the age of 90. Sir Sean was born on August 25th, 1930 in Edinburgh, the son of Joseph Connery and Euphemia “Effie” McBain McLean.  He is also part Irish.

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John Turner has Passed Away

Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner has passed away at the age of 91. Mr. Turner was born in in London, England on June 7th, 1929.  His family would move to Canada in 1932 after the death of his father.  … Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg has Passed Away at 87

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the United States Supreme Court has passed away at the age of 87. Justice Ginsburg was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 until her death and was known … Continue reading

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Regis Philbin has Passed Away at 88

Longtime television personality Regis Philbin has passed away at the age of 88 from natural causes. Mr. Philbin was well known as the host of the talk show Live with Regis and Kathy Lee, later known Regis and Kelly.  The … Continue reading

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Dame Vera Lynn has Passed Away

Famed British singer Dame Vera Lynn, who helped to keep up the morale of the Allies during the Second World War has passed away at the age of 103.

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Soprano Mirella Freni passes away at 84

Famed opera Soprano Mirella Freni has passed away at the age of 84. Ms. Freni was born on February 27th, 1935 in Modena, Italy.  She was born in the same city, just months before, as tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who would … Continue reading

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Kirk Douglas has Passed Away at 103

Famed Hollywood actor Kirk Douglas has passed away at the age of 103 from natural causes.  He was one of the last remaining actors from Hollywood’s Golden Age. Mr. Douglas, born Issur Danielovitch Demsky on December 9th, 1916 in Amsterdam, … Continue reading

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