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MARGOT FONTEYN

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Dame Margot Fonteyn, 71, prima ballerina for 45 years, died Feb. 21 in Panama City of cancer. The legendary ballerina, who prompted 48 curtain calls for her “Sleeping Beauty” in New York in 1949…

DICK McNEELY

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Dick McNeely, 72, publicist and co-founder of Vegas Visitor entertainment weekly, died Feb. 4 in Las Vegas of lung failure. McNeely pulled many publicity stunts throughout his long career in Chicago…

MONICA STRICKLAND

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Monica Strickland, 24, former professional figure skater who most recently worked as an assistant to producer Marty Tenney on ABC's “The Home Show,” died Feb. 7 after a car accident near Gallup, N.M…

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PEARL DANIELS

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Pearl Daniels, 84, who helped run a national entertainment booking agency for over 40 years, died Feb. 10 in Seattle of heart failure. Born Adeline Pearl Klenman in Saskatchewan, she grew up in…

LINDA MARMELSTEIN

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Linda Marmelstein, 55, exec in charge of production at Daniel Wilson Prods., died Feb. 18 in New York of cancer. She produced the six-hour miniseries “Hemingway,” among other programs. After serving…

ROY LANHAM

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Roy Lanham, 68, comedian and musician whose voice and guitar playing can be heard on the Roy Rogers & Dale Evans hit “Happy Trails To You,” died Feb. 14 in Camarillo, Calif., of cancer. Lanham joined…

BURTON TAYLOR

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Burton Taylor, 47, a leading dancer with the Joffrey Ballet in the 1970s, died Feb. 13 in White Plains, N.Y., of AIDS. Among the ballets he appeared in were “The Dream, ” “Konservatoriet” and “Pas…

RICHARD ENGLUND

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Richard Englund, 59, director of the Joffrey II Dancers and a leading figure in the American regional ballet movement, died Feb. 15 in New York of chronic lymphatic leukemia. Englund, credited with…

LON S. VARNELL

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Lon S. Varnell, 77, who promoted Bill Cosby, Lawrence Welk, Elvis Presley and Liberace, died Feb. 17 in Nashville of cancer. Varnell, born in Adamsville, Tenn., spent the first half of his career…

Robert Strunsky

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Robert Strunsky, 84, former CBS executive, died Feb. 6 in Kingston, N.J., of cancer. He served as the network's director of corporate affairs and wrote speeches for executives, including the…

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