All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘obit’

Rue McClanahan Is Still Dead: Did Lego Start the Rumor?

Rue McClanahan has been dead for five years. Somehow that was lost on some people. So they killed her again. Social media lit up yesterday with news that Rue McClanahan, famous for playing Blanche on The Golden Girls, had died. Facebook and Twitter both roiled with the news, as fans and saddened TV watchers posted tributes and spread the news. …

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Jack Bruce, Legendary Rock Bass Player, Dead at 71

Jack Bruce was one-third of the iconic rock legend that was Cream. Playing bass alongside drummer Ginger Baker and guitarist Eric Clapton, Bruce would help churn out four albums before Cream flamed out. Jack Bruce died at the age of 71, as announced on his website and Facebook page. “It is with great sadness that we, Jack’s family, announce the …

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Jacob Goldman, Xerox Lab Founder, Is Dead

100% of you would probably not be reading this if it hadn’t been for Dr. Jacob E. Goldman. While he wasn’t inventor of Xerox copiers, Jacob Goldman, a physicist and visionary, made an even more important contribution to your life: he was the chief scientist of Xerox’s research center that invented the modern personal computer. So today, when you bitTorrent …

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