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FMW Legend Tarzan Goto Passes Away At The Age Of 58

Tarzan Goto, best known for his stint in the Japanese hardcore promotion Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling, passed away this Sunday in the evening, according to Tokyo Sports. Though no cause of death was given, Greg Oliver of Slam Wrestling later stated Goto was suffering from liver cancer. He was 58 years old.

“I still can’t believe it, and I can’t really feel it,” Mr. Gannosuke, a long-time colleague of Goto’s at FMW, told Tokyo Sports. “It is an asset that I have been able to do for many years thanks to Mr. Goto’s strict teaching. I have nothing but gratitude. I pray for his soul to rest in peace.”

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R.I.P. Trapper John, M.D. actor Charles Siebert

Charles Siebert, a prolific TV actor with tons of roles in the ‘70s and ‘80s—most famously on Trapper John, M.D.—has died. This comes from Deadline, which says a statement from Santa Rosa, California’s 6th Street Playhouse confirmed that Siebert died earlier this month from COVID-related pneumonia. He was 84.

Siebert was born in Wisconsin in 1938 and studied acting at Milwaukee’s Marquette University and the London Academy Of Music And Dramatic Art. He worked as a theater actor in the ‘60s throughout the U.S. and eventually settled in New York, making his onscreen debut in soap operas like Search For Tomorrow.

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Former Cowboys RB Marion Barber Found Dead Inside His Frisco Apartment: Report

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber III was found dead inside his Frisco apartment Wednesday, the team confirms.

The team told NBC 5 that Barber, 38, was found unresponsive. Further details are not yet known and a cause of death has not been provided.

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Bart Bryant, who won Memorial and TOUR Championship after turning 40, killed in car accident

Bart Bryant had to wait nearly two decades to win on the PGA TOUR, enduring injuries and multiple trips to Q-School before handing Tiger Woods the largest defeat of his career.

Bryant had considered quitting the game after a shoulder injury sent him off the TOUR in the early ‘90s but his perseverance paid off with three victories after he turned 40. Two of those wins came in his career year of 2005 when he won two of the TOUR’s biggest events, the TOUR Championship and Memorial Tournament presented by Workday.

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UMass Amherst Lacrosse Player Dies 'Unexpectedly' at 19: 'He Will Sorely Be Missed'

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is mourning the death of a 19-year-old student and lacrosse player.

Aidan Kaminska, a sophomore communications major and midfielder for the Minutemen, died "unexpectedly" on the morning of Memorial Day, according to an obituary, which did not include a cause of death.

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Former Wisconsin judge killed in "targeted" shooting; Gov. Evers also on "hit list"

MAUSTON, Wis. — Former Juneau County Judge John Roemer was shot and killed in his home in the Township of New Lisbon Friday morning.

Officials say when SWAT entered the home, they found Roemer zip-tied to a chair and fatally shot.

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Original Gerber Baby Ann Turner Cook, the familiar face on thousands of baby products, dies at 95

(CNN) Ann Turner Cook, the original Gerber Baby whose familiar face has been printed on thousands of products over generations, has died, the company announced on Instagram. Cook was 95.

"Many years before becoming an extraordinary mother, teacher and writer, her smile and expressive curiosity captured hearts everywhere and will continue to live on as a symbol for all babies," Gerber said in a statement posted online.

https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/04/us/ann-t ... index.html
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Former Bon Jovi bassist, founding member Alec John Such dies

NEW YORK -- Alec John Such, the bassist and a founding member of Bon Jovi, has died. He was 70.

Jon Bon Jovi on Sunday announced the death of John Such, the New Jersey rock band's bassist from 1983 to 1994. No details on when or how John Such died were immediately available. A publicist for Bon Jovi didn't immediately respond to messages.

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Trouble, Atlanta Rapper, Dies at 34

Trouble, the Atlanta rapper who collaborated with Drake and The Weeknd, has died. He was 34.

News of the rapper’s passing was confirmed in a social media post by Def Jam on Sunday (June 5). “Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones, and fans of Trouble,” the label wrote on Instagram. “A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented. RIP Scoob.”

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Jim Seals of Seals and Crofts, Duo That Ruled ’70s Soft-Rock With Hits Like ‘Summer Breeze,’ Dies at 80

Jim Seals, who as part of the duo Seals and Crofts crafted memorably wistful 1970s hits like “Summer Breeze” and “Diamond Girl,” died Monday at age 80. No cause of death was immediately given.

Several friends and relatives confirmed the death. “I just learned that James ‘Jimmy’ Seals has passed,” announced his cousin, Brady Seals, a former member of the country band Little Texas, Monday night. “My heart just breaks for his wife Ruby and their children. Please keep them in your prayers. What an incredible legacy he leaves behind.”

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Twin Peaks Icon Julee Cruise Dead at 65

Singer Julee Cruise, best known for her collaborations with David Lynch, most notably via Twin Peaks, has died. She was 65.

Cruise’s death was confirmed by her husband Edward Grinnan on Facebook, according to The Guardian. “She left this realm on her own terms,” he wrote. “No regrets. She is at peace.”

https://tvline.com/2022/06/10/julee-cru ... -obituary/
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Fire Emblem And Pokémon Voice Actor Billy Kametz Has Passed Away

There's some very sad news coming out of the voice acting industry today. Billy Kametz has passed away at 35 years of age after a battle with stage four colon cancer.

Kametz was well-known within the anime and video game industry. Nintendo fans will know him best as the voice of Ferdinand Von Aegir in Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Fire Emblem Heroes, and also Blue in Pokémon Masters.

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Philip Baker Hall, of ‘Hard Eight,’ ‘Seinfeld,’ dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Baker Hall, the prolific character actor of film and theater who starred in Paul Thomas Anderson’s first movies and who memorably hunted down a long-overdue library book in “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 90.

Holly Wolfle Hall, the actor’s wife of nearly 40 years, on Monday said Hall died Sunday surrounded by loved ones in Glendale, California. She said Hall had been well until a few weeks earlier, and spent his final days in warm spirits, reflecting on his life.

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ap215 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:44 pm Philip Baker Hall, of ‘Hard Eight,’ ‘Seinfeld,’ dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Baker Hall, the prolific character actor of film and theater who starred in Paul Thomas Anderson’s first movies and who memorably hunted down a long-overdue library book in “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 90.

Holly Wolfle Hall, the actor’s wife of nearly 40 years, on Monday said Hall died Sunday surrounded by loved ones in Glendale, California. She said Hall had been well until a few weeks earlier, and spent his final days in warm spirits, reflecting on his life.

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U.S. Rep. Sean Casten’s 17-year-old daughter has died

Suburban U.S. Rep Sean Casten’s 17-year-old daughter, Gwen Casten, died Monday morning at the family’s Downers Grove home, the congressman’s office and Downers Grove police said.

“This morning, congressman Casten’s beloved daughter, Gwen, passed away,” Casten’s office said in a statement Monday evening. “The Casten family requests privacy, and we will be issuing no further comment during this heartbreaking time.”

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Video Model Pasha Bleasdell Dead At 38

Video model Pasha de Matas Bleasdell, has died of a brain tumor. The tragic news was shared by Director X who noted the 38-year-old passed away on June 4, 2022.

“We lost a friend yesterday,” he wrote in the caption of the Instagram post of a video compilation of Bleasdell in notable Hip-Hop music videos. Bleasdell is most recognized for her appearance in Nelly’s “Hot In Herre” video. She also starred in the visuals for Sean Paul’s “Gimme the Light, and “50 Cent’s “P.I.M.P.”

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DC is Deeply Saddened by the Loss of Tim Sale

DC is deeply saddened by the loss of Tim Sale, a wonderfully gifted artist and kind soul.

“The entire DC family is heartbroken at the news of Tim’s passing,” said Jim Lee, DC Chief Creative Officer and Publisher. “Tim was an extraordinary artist, who was masterful at storytelling and panel layouts and his compositions were second to none. I was always so impressed and inspired by his use of lighting and shadows which infused his work with foreboding gravitas and dramatic noir sensibilities.”

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He was one of my favorite commentators he pulled no punches over Robert Novak’s bulliness & held his own.

Mark Shields, Veteran PBS NewsHour Commentator, Dies at 85

Veteran PBS NewsHour political commentator Mark Shields died at 85 of kidney failure on Saturday morning at his home in Chevy Chase, Md., an NPR spokesperson confirmed.

“I am heartbroken to share this..the @NewsHour’s beloved long-time Friday night analyst Mark Shields, who for decades wowed us with his encyclopedic knowledge of American politics, his sense of humor and mainly his big heart, has passed away at 85, with his wife Anne at his side,” wrote former colleague and PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff on Twitter.

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Two Actors From Netflix's 'The Chosen One' Killed in Mexico Car Crash

Two actors on the Netflix series The Chosen One died during a horrific car crash in Mexico that also resulted in six production members injured.

The Baja California Department of Culture also revealed on Friday that Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar are the two actors who died in the crash.

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WWE REFEREE TIM WHITE DIES

Just days after retired WWE referee Dave Hebner died, WWE announced that another referee, Tim White, has died.

“WWE is saddened to learn that long-time referee Tim White has passed away and extends its condolences to White’s family, friends and fans,” shared the promotion which employed White for decades.

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Long-Time WWE Official Dave Hebner Passes Away

Former WWE referee and long-time road agent Dave Hebner has passed away at the age of 73.

The sad news of Dave Hebner’s passing was announced on social media on June 17th by his nephew, Brian Hebner. The legendary official and road agent had been in poor health and living with Parkinson’s Disease for several years. He died at his home in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

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‘Fear The Walking Dead’ actor Tyler Sanders, 18, Dies Suddenly

Tyler Sanders, who started in the 9-1-1 Lone Star TV show, as well as Fear The Walking Dead, has passed away today. Officials have not yet released the cause of death.

Law enforcement sources say that they received a call from a man who was having trouble breathing. When they arrived at the address where the call came from, they found Tyler by himself and pronounced him dead.

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Stereo Kicks star Tom Mann 'broken' as fiancee Danielle dies on wedding day

Former X Factor star Tom Mann says he has been left "completely broken" after his fiancee Danielle died hours before they were due to get married.

Danielle Hampson, a PR executive and dancer with the likes of Take That and Little Mix, died on Saturday, he said.

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Houston Baptist star Darius Lee, 21, dies from gunshot wound in shooting that injured eight others

Houston Baptist basketball star Darius Lee died of a gunshot wound overnight after a shooting at an early-morning gathering Monday that took place in his hometown of New York, the Houston Baptist program announced Monday. He was 21 years old.

Lee was one of nine individuals who were shot at a gathering in the early morning hours Monday in Harlem. The shooting broke out while filming a rap video at a barbecue, according to CBS News. Lee was the only individual who was fatally shot.

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Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26

Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has died, the team announced Wednesday. He was 26.

“We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the Ravens said in a statement, which did not list a cause of death. “He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality. We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon."

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