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Horace Ashenfelter III, who set a world record in winning the steeplechase at the 1952 Olympic Games, died Saturday in West Orange, New Jersey. He was 94.

Ashenfelter beat favorite Vladimir Kazantsev of the Soviet Union in a time of 8 minutes, 45.4 seconds. Ashenfelter was inducted into USA Track and Field's Hall of Fame in 1975.
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Jerry Van Dyke, comedian, actor and younger brother of Dick Van Dyke, died Friday afternoon at his Arkansas home at the age of 86.
They were half brothers. It is a little known fact that Jerry's actual mother was a car.

I loved that show.
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I actually had lunch with him one time. My uncle was a stand up comedian and was a friend. Very funny guy.
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https://sports.yahoo.com/reaction-sportscaster-keith-jacksons-death-89-214530720--ncaaf.html

Keith Jackson. The voice of college football.
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Well Crap, one by one the greats disappear.

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Paul, that is the perfect illustration for this sad story.

RIP, Dan Gurney. You gave the world so much.
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Wow, so sad. Rest in Peace Dan Gurney.
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RIP, Dan Gurney. You gave the world so much.
The perfect sentiment, and a gentleman while doing so.
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Sad news...Delores from The Cranberries

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Dan & Jim - hopefully having a beer somewhere
RIP Dan

Maybe should have posted this into dedicated Dan Gurney thread
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Warren Miller - Filmed Skiing

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Mark E Smith yesterday, too:



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John Mahoney, best known for playing Martin Crane on Frasier from 1993-2004.
He was 77
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Big fan of The Fall, here! I knew that his health had been declining, but did not know he passed. What a crazy voice leading a crazy band!!! I have several of their albums. This one hanging on the wall of my office/music room

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David Ogden Stiers, who played Major Winchester on M*A*S*H, dead at 75
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Roger Bannister. First person to run a mile in under 4 minutes.

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.bbc.co.uk/sport/amp/athletics/43273249

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Roger Bannister. First person to run a mile in under 4 minutes.https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.bbc.co.uk/sport/amp/athletics/43273249
RIP Roger. You were an inspiration to an untold number of aspiring runners.
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