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  • Robert Bennett, 82 (1933 - 2016)

    Robert Bennett

    Robert Bennett, a former Republican U.S. senator from Utah, died April 4 of complications of a recent stroke, according to a statement issued by his family. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Afeni Shakur, 69 (1947 - 2016)

    Afeni Shakur

    Afeni Shakur, the mother of the late hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur, died May 2, according to multiple news sources. She was 69. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Daniel Berrigan (2016)

    Daniel Berrigan

    Daniel Berrigan, the former Jesuit priest and peace activist whose methods shaped the anti-war movement during the Vietnam era, has died. 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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