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Bryan Murray

Bryan Murray, an NHL coaching giant known for his rapier wit, acute hockey sense and, ultimately, courage in his fight against cancer, has died. He was 74 Celebrating a life well lived, Bryan’s passions were family and hockey and a little...

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Monty Hall

Monty Hall died from heart failure on September 30, 2017, at his home in Beverly Hills at the age of 96. He was the genial host and co-creator of “Let’s Make a Deal,” the game show on which contestants in outlandish costumes shriek and leap at...

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John Dunsworth

John Dunsworth, the actor best known as Mr. Lahey on the comedy series “Trailer Park Boys,” has died at the age of 71 His daughter Sarah Dunsworth released a statement. “With heavy and broken hearts the family of John F. Dunsworth would...

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Gord Downie

Canadian rock legend and frontman of The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie, has passed away after a long battle with terminal brain cancer. He was 53. As a member of the Tragically Hip, Downie helped the band rise to prominence in Canada as the band’s...

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Roy Halladay

On November 7, 2017, Halladay died when the amphibious aircraft which he was piloting crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. Only Halladay was in the aircraft at the time of the crash. Halladay, an eight-time All-Star, pitched a no-hitter in his...

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June Rowlands

June Rowlands, the first female mayor of Toronto, had died at age 93. Bruce Rowlands said his mother died on Thursday night at a long-term care facility. Rowlands was elected mayor in 1991 and served until 1994. Her term as mayor was the...

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Johnny Bower

Passed away peacefully at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga at the age of 93, with his family at his side on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Beloved husband of Nancy for 69 years. Devoted father of John (Janice), Cynthia (Bill), and Barbara (Dean)...

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Bruce HOOD

HOOD, Bruce, who refereed more than 1,100 NHL games over 21 seasons, died on January 5th, 2018, after a four-year battle with prostate cancer. Bruce Hood was on the ice for some of the NHL’s most iconic moments during his more than two decades as...

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BAKER, Wayne Edward Suddenly passed away at the North York General Hospital on October 26, 2017. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Margaret – Rose (Roey), son Aaron, brother Matt, and sister Sally Archer. In keeping with his wishes, no...

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