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7 years ago  ::  Jan 18, 2011 - 7:07PM #311
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United States Ambassador,Kennedy Family Son-in Law Passes

Robert Sargent Shriver, husband of Kennedy Daughter Eunice Shriver has passed away at the age of 95.
Sargent Shriver was hospitalized yesterday suffering from compilcations from Alzheimers.
Sargent Shriver, lost his beloved wife Eunice in 2009.

Robert Sargent Shriver, was born on November 9,1915 in Westminster,Maryland.

He and Eunice Kennedy were married in 1953 in Saint Patrick's in New York City.

They had five children,four sons and one daughter. The children are: Timothy,Maria,Robert,Mark & Paul Anthony.
Besides having five children,they were also blessed with 19 grandchildren
Maria is a reporter for NBC,and is also married to former Governor Arnold Scharznegger,who's also an actor.

Sargent Shriver helped to find the Peace Corps.
And his wife Eunice, went on to find Special Olympics,in honour of her sister Rosemary.

Our condolences go out to the family,their friends and to the extended family who worked for the Shrivers.

A full story can be found at:
And a full listing of Sargent Shriver's work can be found at:
A full obituary should be in tomorrow's New York Times or online at:
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7 years ago  ::  Jan 21, 2011 - 6:52PM #312
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Oscar Nominated Costume Designer Passes

Theoni V Aldredge, noted for going over budget when it came to producing Oscar nominated
film costume designs has passed away at the age of 88.
The cause of her passing was cardaic arrest.

Theoni Athanasiou Vashlioti was born on August 22,1932 in Solonika,Greece.

She was also the wife of Broadway/television/screen acto Tom Aldredge.

A full listing of her nominated films where her designs were used can be found on:  

And a full story of her passing can be found at:
A full obituary can be found at:

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7 years ago  ::  Jan 25, 2011 - 11:19AM #313
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Noted Fitness Pioneer Passes

Jack LaLanne, noted fitness Pioneer has died at the age of 96.
Jack LaLanne died of complication of pneumonia.

Jack Francois Henri LaLanne was born on September 26,1914,In San Franscisco,CA.

A full obiturary was in the New York Times
and and full story of his career can be found on:

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7 years ago  ::  Jan 26, 2011 - 7:45AM #314
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Character Actor Passes, Played gangster Frank Nitti

Bruce Gordon, gravely voiced actor who was best known for playing Chicago gangster
Frank Nitti, a rival of Al Capone's in the 1950's hit "The Untouchables" has died at the
age of 94,just days after another "Untouchables" actor Paul Piercini also passed away.

Bruce Gordon, was born on February 1,1916, in Fintchberg, Mass.

A full story is on
And a full listing of his career can  be found at

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7 years ago  ::  Mar 01, 2011 - 12:12PM #315
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Noted Screen Legand Passes, Actress who worked with Howard Hughes

Jane Russell the beautiful dark haired beauty who starred int he film "The Outlaw" and who
Billionaire Howard Hughes built a bra for has died at the age of 89.
Ms.Russell who starred in "Gentleman Preferr Blonde's" with Marilyn Monroe passed away
from a respiratory ailment.

Ernestine Jane Gereldine Russell was born on June 21,1921 in Bemidji,Minnosotta.
She was the only daughter but had 4 brothers.

She began the World Adoption International Fund sometime in the 1950's.

She had 3 children,all adopted 2sons/1 daughter.
She is survived by 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren

You can read a full story of her career on
and a full obituary should be in today's times @


Condloences go out to her family and to the thousands of Jane Russell's fans.

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7 years ago  ::  Mar 10, 2011 - 12:19PM #316
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Noted Political Pundit & "Dean of Political Journalism" Passes

David Broder, the noted journalist has died at the age of 81.
Cause of his passing was complications due to diabetes.

He was a well know journalist and sometime guest on "Meet the Press" and other
Political shows that followed the Washington Scene.
He was sometimes called "the Dean of the Washington Press Corp".
Mr.Broder covered the political scene in Washington,DC since the second
Eisenhower Adminstration.

David Salzer Broder was born on September 11,1929 in Chicago Heights,IL.

A full obituary can be found at:

our condloences go out to his family,friends and collegues.

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7 years ago  ::  Mar 19, 2011 - 11:33AM #317
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Former Secretary of State Passes at 85

Warren M. Christopher who servered as William Jefferson Clinton's Secretary of State
has died at the age of 85 from complications from Liver & bladder cancer.
Mr.Christopher was a Senior Partner at O'Melveny & Meyers.
They announced Mr. Christopher's passing.

Warren Minor Christopher was born on October 27,1925 in Scranton,North Dakota.

A full story can be found on
A full Obituary can be found in tomorrow's New York Times or

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7 years ago  ::  Mar 23, 2011 - 1:16PM #318
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Noted Screen & Stage Legand Passes at 79

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor has died at the age of 79.
The Actress noted for her Violet eyes and black hair  passed away this morning from
congestive heart failure she had been in the hospital for six weeks.

Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was born on February 27.1932 in London to American parents.
She was 5'2"~thought she seemed much taller.
She was a child star at MGM Studios at the age of 12.

She also had been married seven times. Twice to the same man Welsh actor Richard Burton.
He is to have been said "the Love of her Life"

Her husbands were:
Conrad Hilton 1950-1951, Michael Wilding 1952-1957, Michael Todd 1957-1958
Eddie Fisher 1959-1964. Rochard Burton 1964-1974, Richard Burton 1975-1976
Senator John Warner 1976-1982 & Larry Fortensky 1991-1996

Ms Taylor had 3 children and 9 grandchildren

She is most noted for some of the films that she made,like "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
"Butterfield 8" "Giant" "Cleopatra"
She is the first actress to have asked for a 1 Million dollar salary for Cleopatra~ AND GOT IT!

A full listing of her films can be found at:
And a Full Story can be found at:
A full Obituary should be in tomorrow's New York Times

Her family has reaquested that instead of flowers donations be made to
The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation

Our conlodsences go out to all of her family,friends and fans.
She was a great STAR who will be greatly missed.

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7 years ago  ::  Mar 24, 2011 - 4:57PM #319
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These are early photos of Elizabeth Taylor and two Elizabeth Taylor Dolls.

She was loved by many, I will miss her.

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7 years ago  ::  Mar 25, 2011 - 10:13AM #320
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Other deaths of 2011:

Ferlin Huskey 3-17-11....age 85
Jane Russell  2-28-11.....age 89
Johnny Preston  3-4-11...age 71 (song- "Running Bear")
Jack LaLanne  1-23-11.....age 96
David Nelson  1-11-11......age 75  (Ricky Nelson's brother)
Anne Francis  1-2-11.........age 80

Deaths of 2010:

Tony Curtis
Eddie Fisher
Fess Parker
Mitch Miller
Leslie Neilson
Barbara Billingsley - Mother on "Leave It To Beaver)
Tom Bosley
Gary Coleman  5-28-10....age 42
Art Linkletter  5-26-10......age 97
Patricia Neal  8-8-10    -  Oscar winner Best Actress for movie "Hud"



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