The 2021 departures board

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Michael Apted: 'Visionary' film director dies aged 79. Apted won four Baftas and was known for directing James Bond film The World Is Not Enough and the Up series of documentaries

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That's sad re Michael Apted. Have enjoyed the 14 Up series, wonder if it'll continue.

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WW2's 'Spitfire Women': Eleanor Wadsworth, one of last female pilots, dies:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-55601962

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10 days in and page 2 already! truly shocking :-(
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Casino mogul and political donor Sheldon Adelson dead at 87:

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-55631570

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Media billionaire David Barclay dies, aged 86

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England's oldest living male Test cricketer Don Smith has died aged 97, his former county Sussex have confirmed. Smith played three Tests against the West Indies in 1957 and had a spell as Sri Lanka coach in 1984 before retiring to Australia with his wife Lyn. He passed away peacefully at his home in Adelaide on Sunday.

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Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried and Roy, illusionist, aged 81 in Las Vegas.

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TonyB wrote:
Thu 14 Jan 2021, 12:15 pm
Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried and Roy, illusionist, aged 81 in Las Vegas.
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-55630860

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Someone I've heard of, Sylvain Sylvain, guitarist of the New Yorks Dolls dies aged 69

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Sylvain Sylvain: New York Dolls guitarist dies aged 69:

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-55674280

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Going by his name I guess it's only appropriate that he gets 2 mentions on here!!

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Gerry Cottle of Cottles Circus fame dies from Covid age 75

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2021/ ... id-aged-75
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One for the real aficionados here, but Tim Bogert, bass player extraordinaire with ‘60s rock band Vanilla Fudge, died from cancer on Wednesday.
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