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R.I.P.

In February, the Angel of Death visited these folks:


February 1 – Don Cornelius


February 3 – Ben Gazzara


February 5 – Bill Hinzman


February 11 – Whitney Houston


February 12 – John Severin


February 12 – David Kelly


February 16 – Gary Carter


Colvin in Tahrir Square. Photograph by Ivor Prickett/Sunday Times/AP Photo.

February 22 – Marie Colvin


Image Credit: Mel Evans/AP

February 24 – Jan Berenstain


February 28 – Hal Roach


February 29 – Davy Jones

Random number selector resulted in February 22, 6th listing:


February 22 – Royal Academy – Irish racehorse

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January was not kind to drummers…


January 6 – Tom Ardolino


January 14 – Pilar Montero


January 14 – Robbie France


January 17 – Johnny Otis


January 20 – Etta James


January 22 – Joe Paterno


January 24 – Andrew MacNaughtan


January 24 – James Farentino


January 26 – Robert Hegyes

Random number selector resulted in January 21, 2nd listing:


January 21 – Jodie-Anne White

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Angel of Death recipients for December…


December 6 – Dobie Gray

Harry Morgan
December 7 – Harry Morgan


December 8 – Alan Styles

John Patrick Foley
December 11 – John Patrick Foley

George Whitman
December 14 – George Whitman

Christopher Hitchens
December 15 – Christopher Hitchens

Kim Jong-il from Team America
December 17 – Kim Jong-il

Kiss of the Vampire Don Sharp
December 18 – Don Sharp

Václav Havel
December 18 – Václav Havel

Ron Smith
December 19 – Ron Smith

Sean Collins
December 26 – Sean Collins

Random number selector resulted in December 22, 2nd listing:

Zithulele Sinqe
December 22 – Zithulele Sinqe

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R.I.P.

It’s been a while since I’ve done an R.I.P. post and because November was a particularly busy month for the Angel of Death, I thought I’d start a new, consolidated monthly R.I.P. post. Here are some of the notable deaths (to me) listed on Wikipedia. And because there are so many folks that I’ve never heard of, I thought I’d use a number generator to pick one of these folks for the post.

Matty Alou

November 3 – Matty Alou (I’m not familiar with his playing baseball but his name usually comes up in crossword puzzles.

Andy Rooney

November 4 – Andy Rooney

Joe Frazier

November 7 – Joe Frazier

Bil Keane

November 8 – Bil Keane and his crazy family!

Heavy D

November 8 – Heavy D

Laura Kennedy

November 14 – Laura Kennedy – from the fun 80s band, Bush Tetras

John Neville

November 19 – John Neville – so wonderful in The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Sergio Scaglietti

November 20 – Sergio Scaglietti – designer of some lovely Ferraris

November 21 – Anne McCaffrey – loved her Dragonrider series when I was a kid

Ken Russell

November 27 – Ken Russell

Patrice O'Neal

November 28 – Patrice O’Neal

Random number selector resulted in November 12, 2nd listing:

Jim Sullivan

November 12 – Jim Sullivan

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Hmm…

and to think I was once a nuclear engineering major…

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Been a spate of deaths in the last two days – the AoD has been very busy.

Mick Karn
R.I.P. Mick Karn

Pete Postlethwaite
R.I.P. Pete Postlethwaite

Gerry Rafferty
R.I.P. Gerry Rafferty

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Don Meredith

R.I.P. “Dandy Don” Meredith, Dallas Cowboys QB and Monday Night Football icon.

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Tony Curtis - Some Like it Hot
I love this movie!

R.I.P. Tony Curtis

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