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LOCAL EVANGELIST HAS GONE HOME AT 86

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Luis Palau Jr. (November 27, 1934 – March 11, 2021)

Palau was an international Christian evangelist living in the Portland
area
in Oregon, He was born in Argentina and moved to Portland in
his mid-twenties to enroll in a graduate program in Biblical studies.

Palau had a long and close relationship with evangelist
Billy Graham,
and has been characterized by many as Graham’s successor. “One
of the world’s leading
evangelical Christian figures,” he is known for
his strong appeal to young people, and for his efforts to reach out to
secular leaders to address issues like homelessness.


In January 2018, Luis Palau shared on Facebook that he had stage
four lung cancer.


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TALK RADIO SETTLER HAS PASSED AT 70

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Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (January 12, 1951 – February 17, 2021)


Limbaugh, a cigar and former cigarette smoker was diagnosed
with advanced
lung cancer on January 20, 2020.

On February 4, 2020, the day after he announced that he had
advanced lung cancer, Limbaugh was a guest of President
Donald Trump at the 2020 State of the Union Address, where
he was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
(above).

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THE JAZZ WORLD HAS LOST A LEGEND AT 79

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Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea
(June 12, 1941 – February 9, 2021)

Chick Corea, iconic jazz keyboardist and winner of 23 Grammy
awards, died at his Florida home from a rare form of Cancer.

 

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BOXER LOSES BATTLE WITH CANCER AT 67

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Leon Spinks, right, connects with a right hook to Muhammad Ali,
during the late rounds of their championship fight in Las Vegas
on 15 February 1978. (AP)

 

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Leon Spinks (July 11, 1953 – February 5, 2021)


(Fox News) –
Leon Spinks, a former Marine who became a gold-
medal Olympic
boxer and once defeated Muhammad Ali in a
title fight,
has died. He had been battling multiple types of
cancers, including prostate cancer, for years,

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ILLUSIONIST SIEGFRIED HAS DIED AT 81

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Siegfried Fischbacher (June 13, 1939 – January 13, 2021)

BERLIN (AP) — German news agency dpa is reporting that that
illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of duo
Siegfried & Roy (below) has died in Las Vegas.

The news agency said Thursday that Fischbacher’s sister, a
nun who lives in Munich, confirmed his death of cancer.

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Roy Horn (left) & Siegfried Fischbacher with their white lion.

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