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OREGON POLITICAL FIGURE HAS DIED AT 85

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Norma Jean Paulus (Petersen) (March 13, 1933 – February 28, 2019)

(Portland, Ore.) – Former Oregon Secretary of State Norma Paulus has
died.   

Close friend Kerry Tymchuk confirmed her death to local news media
Thursday afternoon.

Paulus’ death comes a day after the state’s current Secretary of State
Dennis Richardson
died of brain cancer.

In addition to serving as secretary of state, Paulus was an Oregon
representative from 1970 to 1976 and Superintendent of Public
Instruction. She was appointed to that position by former Gov. Neil
Goldschmidt in 1990 and was elected to it in 1994.

A member of the Republican Party, she was the first woman to be
elected to statewide office. She was elected secretary of state in 1976
and re-elected in 1980. She ran for governor in 1986 but lost.

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MUSIC MAN ANDRE PREVIN IS DEAD AT 89

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André George Previn (Andreas Ludwig Priwin)
(April 6, 1929 – February 28, 2019)

(AP) – Andre Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach
took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, has died.

His manager Linda Petrikova says Previn passed away Thursday in his
Manhattan
home.

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ACTRESS LISA SEAGRAM HAS DIED AT 82

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Lisa Seagram (Ruth Browser)  (July 7, 1936 – February 1, 2019)


(Fox News) – Lisa Seagram, the actress who appeared in hit TV shows 
including
“Batman,” “The Beverly Hillbillies,” and "Bewitched,” has
passed away.

Seagram’s daughter, Chela Fiorini, told Fox News on Wednesday that
Seagram died on Feb. 1 at an assisted care facility in Burbank, Calif.,
after a nine-year battle with dementia.

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Lisa Seagram (left) portrayed Lila, the accomplice of Milton Berle’s
Louie the Lilac, on the third season of ABC’s "Batman. "

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CANCER TAKES DENNIS RICHARDSON AT 69

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Dennis Michael Richardson (July 30, 1949 – February 26, 2019)

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has passed away
after a battle with cancer.

Oregon state officials say Richardson died at around 9 p.m. Tuesday at his
home surrounded by family and friends.

Richardson announced in June 2018 that he was receiving treatment for
brain cancer. He said he was diagnosed in May.

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FORMER TV ACTRESS HAS DIED AT 81

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Beverley Owen (Beverley Ogg)  (May 13, 1937 – February 21, 2019)

(Fox News) – Beverley Owen, the actress best known for playing the original
Marilyn Munster on Season 1 of the ‘60s CBS sitcom
“The Munsters,” has
died.

Her co-star Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster, confirmed the death
on Facebook Sunday. Owen’s daughter, Polly Stone, said she died on Feb.
21 after battling ovarian cancer and was surrounded by friends and family
at her home in Vermont.

Owen left “The Munsters” after 13 episodes to marry Jon Stone, the Emmy
Award-winning producer and director of “Sesame Street”. She was replaced 
by actress Pat Priest for the remainder of the series.

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