Page 6 of 9 FirstFirst ... 23456789 LastLast
Results 126 to 150 of 216

Thread: 2017 Foo Celebrity Death Pool

  1. #126
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Down the street and around the corner
    Posts
    43,369

    Default

    Louise Solheim, wife of Ping founder Karsten Solheim, died Saturday in Phoenix at age 99.

    “Today we lost a very special woman who touched and improved the lives of so many,” John A. Solheim, Karsten and Louise’s youngest son and Ping’s Chairman & CEO, said in a release issued by the company. “Our mother was a blessing to everyone in so many ways. She had a special quality that gave her the ability to bring a smile to everyone’s face and she handled every situation with grace. We looked to her for guidance in all aspects of our lives and she always took great care to advise us, building our confidence to make decisions ourselves. We will miss her dearly. Our entire family is at peace knowing she’s now in God’s care.”

    Louise worked side-by-side with her husband to build Ping into one of the most successful golf equipment companies in the history of the game while raising a family of four children. She vowed the day she was married to put Karsten’s desires and those of their family ahead of her own. “I most definitely wanted it this way,” she often said.

    Louise was born June 6, 1918, in Spokane, Wash.


    Basketball Web Sites Listing

    “ We tend to forget in times of reversal that life without risk is endless rehearsal.” -- Fran J. Polek

  2. #127
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    The Pub
    Posts
    5,770

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by RenoZag View Post
    Nelsan Ellis — famous for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s “True Blood” — has passed away at age 39, Variety can confirm.

    The actor died after complications from heart failure.

    “We were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Nelsan Ellis,” HBO said in a statement. “Nelsan was a long-time member of the HBO family whose groundbreaking portrayal of Lafayette will be remembered fondly within the overall legacy of ‘True Blood.’ Nelsan will be dearly missed by his fans and all of us at HBO.”
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=H7l-VVxCLo8

    May he rest in peace.
    "The Foo is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together on one message board with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson blogged alone." JFK -4.29.62-

  3. #128
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    1,358

    Default

    William "Hootie" Johnson, former chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club. He was 86.

  4. #129
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Greater Tacoma
    Posts
    5,229

    Default

    Martin Landau, Oscar Winner for ‘Ed Wood’ Dies, at 89

    http://variety.com/2017/film/news/ma...le-1202497128/
    .
    .
    .
    "thnk god for few" jazzdelmar(12/12/11 12:50pm)
    .
    "When most of us couldn't buy a basket. Where do we get off anyway?!" siliconzag (11/17/06 5:45:41 pm)
    .
    I am monitoring the price of a donut
    .

  5. #130
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Down the street and around the corner
    Posts
    43,369

    Default

    George Romero, age 77, director of numerous horror films, including the 1968 cult classic shot on a $114,000 budget in black & white, "Night of the Living Dead"


    Basketball Web Sites Listing

    “ We tend to forget in times of reversal that life without risk is endless rehearsal.” -- Fran J. Polek

  6. #131
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Greater Tacoma
    Posts
    5,229

    Default

    John Heard, ‘Home Alone’ Dad, Dies at 72

    http://variety.com/2017/film/news/jo...ne-1202503566/
    .
    .
    .
    "thnk god for few" jazzdelmar(12/12/11 12:50pm)
    .
    "When most of us couldn't buy a basket. Where do we get off anyway?!" siliconzag (11/17/06 5:45:41 pm)
    .
    I am monitoring the price of a donut
    .

  7. #132
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    15,586

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Rangerzag View Post
    John Heard, ‘Home Alone’ Dad, Dies at 72

    http://variety.com/2017/film/news/jo...ne-1202503566/
    Way too young.
    Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
    Mark Twain.

  8. #133
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    1,358

    Default

    Joe Rago. Editorial writer for WSJ. Frequently seen on Journal Editorial Report on FNC. He was only 34.

  9. #134
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Greater Tacoma
    Posts
    5,229

    Default

    June Foray, Voice of ‘Bullwinkle Show’s’ Natasha and Rocky, Dies at 99


    June Foray, the voice of “The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show’s” Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his nemesis Natasha Fatale of Boris and Natasha fame in the early 1960s and a key figure in the animation industry, died Thursday. She was 99.


    Foray was also the voice behind Looney Tunes’ Witch Hazel, Nell from “Dudley Do-Right,” Granny in the “Tweety and Sylvester” cartoons and Cindy Lou Who in Chuck Jones’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” among hundreds of others.


    http://variety.com/2017/tv/people-ne...le-1202508180/
    .
    .
    .
    "thnk god for few" jazzdelmar(12/12/11 12:50pm)
    .
    "When most of us couldn't buy a basket. Where do we get off anyway?!" siliconzag (11/17/06 5:45:41 pm)
    .
    I am monitoring the price of a donut
    .

  10. #135
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Colville, Wa.
    Posts
    12,227

    Default

    Thanks for the link Ranger.

    I knew a lot of that stuff about June, but had never heard that she was the voice of Talky Tina in that classic Twilight Zone episode with Telly Savalas.


    Good Bye Rocky. You will be missed.
    "I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in..."

  11. #136
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Down the street and around the corner
    Posts
    43,369

    Default



    Basketball Web Sites Listing

    “ We tend to forget in times of reversal that life without risk is endless rehearsal.” -- Fran J. Polek

  12. #137
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Down the street and around the corner
    Posts
    43,369

    Default

    Playwright and actor, Sam Shepherd, age 73 from ALS.
    Last edited by RenoZag; 07-31-2017 at 01:23 PM.


    Basketball Web Sites Listing

    “ We tend to forget in times of reversal that life without risk is endless rehearsal.” -- Fran J. Polek

  13. #138
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Colville, Wa.
    Posts
    12,227

    Default

    Really liked his work.
    "I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in..."

  14. #139
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    1,358

    Default

    Ara Parseghian, former Notre Dame football coach. He was 94.

  15. #140
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Colville, Wa.
    Posts
    12,227

    Default

    "I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in..."

  16. #141
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Colville, Wa.
    Posts
    12,227

    Default

    Another baseball guy, Don Baylor:

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/...ead-68-n790281

    He was a REALLY good one.
    "I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in..."

  17. #142
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Down the street and around the corner
    Posts
    43,369

    Default

    COSTCO co-founder, Jeff Brotman, 74

    http://q13fox.com/2017/08/07/late-co...tion-humility/


    Basketball Web Sites Listing

    “ We tend to forget in times of reversal that life without risk is endless rehearsal.” -- Fran J. Polek

  18. #143
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    San Diego, Ca.
    Posts
    7,311

    Default "Rhinestone Cowboy,"

    " You gotta love the one who loves you "

  19. #144
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Down the street and around the corner
    Posts
    43,369

    Default

    19 points. . .RIP Mr. Campbell.


    Basketball Web Sites Listing

    “ We tend to forget in times of reversal that life without risk is endless rehearsal.” -- Fran J. Polek

  20. #145
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,127

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by RenoZag View Post
    19 points. . .RIP Mr. Campbell.
    I had him too :-(

  21. #146
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Down the street and around the corner
    Posts
    43,369

    Default



    Basketball Web Sites Listing

    “ We tend to forget in times of reversal that life without risk is endless rehearsal.” -- Fran J. Polek

  22. #147
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Greater Tacoma
    Posts
    5,229

    Default

    Dick Gregory, Groundbreaking Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 84

    http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/dic...st-1202533709/
    .
    .
    .
    "thnk god for few" jazzdelmar(12/12/11 12:50pm)
    .
    "When most of us couldn't buy a basket. Where do we get off anyway?!" siliconzag (11/17/06 5:45:41 pm)
    .
    I am monitoring the price of a donut
    .

  23. #148
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Colville, Wa.
    Posts
    12,227

    Default

    A very influential man.
    "I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in..."

  24. #149
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    1,358

    Default

    Jerry Lewis. He was 91.

  25. #150
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Greater Tacoma
    Posts
    5,229

    Default

    Jay Thomas, ‘Murphy Brown’ and ‘Cheers’ Actor, Dies at 69

    http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/jay-...rs-1202538251/
    .
    .
    .
    "thnk god for few" jazzdelmar(12/12/11 12:50pm)
    .
    "When most of us couldn't buy a basket. Where do we get off anyway?!" siliconzag (11/17/06 5:45:41 pm)
    .
    I am monitoring the price of a donut
    .

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •