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Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Clyde Stubblefield, 73 (1943 - 2017)

    Clyde Stubblefield

    Clyde Stubblefield, funk drummer for James Brown, and one of the most sampled drummers of all-time, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, of kidney failure, according to The Associated Press. He was 73. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Ivan Koloff, 74 (1942 - 2017)

    Ivan Koloff

    Ivan Koloff, the professional wrestler known as "The Russian Bear," died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, after a battle with liver cancer, according to People.com. He was 74. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Warren Frost, 91 (1925 - 2017)

    Warren Frost

    Warren Frost, the actor best-known as Dr. Will Hayward on "Twin Peaks," died Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at his home in Middlebury, Vermont, according to The Associated Press. He was 91. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)

    Dr. James Jude

    The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers,...

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  • Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)

    Red Lane

    Red Lane, a country music songwriter who wrote the Tammy Wynette hit "'Til I Get It Right," has died of cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 76. Lane, who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1993, wrote songs for many of country's biggest stars.

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