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    Honoring American service members lost
    in Afghanistan and Iraq.
    National Obituaries
    Doris Pilkington Garimara was among 100,000 children of mixed aboriginal and white ancestry who were taken from their homes and reared in desolate settlements. She wrote "Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence," the saga of her mother's escape from one such camp.

    When she was 4, Doris Pilkington Garimara was uprooted from her home in western Australia and sent to a camp for "half-caste" aboriginals, where she grew up believing she had been abandoned and forgotten by her mother.
    By Elaine Woo
    2014-04-19 09:51:00 -0600
    Nina Cassian found refuge after the secret police discovered her critical poetry in 1985. She wrote 50 books and translated Shakespeare, Moliere and Bertolt Brecht.

    Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died. She was 89.
    Associated Press
    2014-04-19 01:00:00 -0600
    'In a mythic and poetic way, he explained our origins,' said fellow Colombian author Héctor Abad Faciolince.

    When Colonel Aureliano Buendía faced the firing squad, time slipped away, and his life became a dream. Before him rose the mythical town of Macondo and its retinue of gypsies and their pipes and kettle drums and magical inventions.
    By Chris Kraul and Thomas Curwen
    2014-04-17 16:54:00 -0600
    Phillip Hayes Dean, 83, 'Paul Robeson' playwright; Cheo Feliciano, 78, famed salsa singer; Hal Cooper, 91, director of TV's 'Maude,' 'Dick Van Dyke Show'

    Phillip Hayes Dean
    2014-04-17 21:21:00 -0600
    As the Boy Scouts' chief executive, John Claerhout was known for his fundraising skills and support for inner-city L.A. teens.

    John Claerhout, a former Boy Scouts of America executive known for his finesse at fundraising and his promotion of scouting programs for thousands of inner-city Los Angeles teenagers, has died in a Northridge hospital. He was 85.
    By Steve Chawkins
    2014-04-17 20:19:00 -0600
    After more than two decades in finance, Gene Estess became head of the Jericho Project, which assists people with mental health and drug problems, and found the professional fulfillment he had lacked.

    Gene Estess, a broker who gave up the pay and perks of Wall Street for a second career helping New York City's homeless, has died. He was 78.
    Bloomberg News
    2014-04-17 01:00:00 -0600
    Gil Askey, arranger for top Motown acts, dies at 89.

    Gil Askey
    2014-04-15 21:36:00 -0600
    KCSG Obituaries
    Erma Blair Knudsen (January 12, 1923 - August 16, 2011)
    (St. George, UT) - Erma Blair Knudsen has left to join her son, Stanley; husband, Shand; and grandsons: Jeff and Corey. She is survived by her daughters: Eleen (Ben) Franklin, Shanna Boyce and Kare...
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    Ceclila Kros (January 2, 1918 - August 18, 2011)
    (ST. GEORGE, UT) - Cecilia Adriana Kros, age 93, died Thursday in St. George. She was born January 2, 1918 in Breda, The Netherlands to Josephus Johannes and Johanna Pas Verwijmeren. She is survive...
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    Barbara Clair Hodgdon May 19, 1929 - Aug 18, 2011
    Barbara Clair Hodgdon, age 82, passed away on Thursday August 18, 2011 in her home. She was born May 19, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois to Frank Olin and Charlotte Roloff who have prededed her in death....
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    Louise Alda Duncanson Sep 04, 1931 - Aug 18, 2011
    (St. George, UT) - Louise Alda Lord Duncanson, age 79, passed away August 18, 2011, in St. George, Utah. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, at the home of her parents in the suburbs. Her parent...
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    Shelton Jones Bergeson Feb 04, 1933 - Aug 17, 2011
    (St. George, UT) - Our beloved father, husband, grandfather, and friend, Shelton Jones Bergeson, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, after a long and valiant fight with cancer at the age of ...
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    Blair Perkins (July 13, 1973 - August 17, 2011)
    (Las Vegas, NV) - Blair Bruce Perkins, age 38, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born July 13, 1973 in St. George, Utah to Bruce Gentry and Nancy Lee Grover Perkins. On F...
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    Francis Joyce Wilkin Dawson February 27, 1924 - August 17, 2011
    (St. George, UT) - Francis Joyce Wilkin Dawson, 87, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at Dixie Regional Medical Center of natural causes. She was born February 27, 1924 in St. George, UT to...
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    Merlin A. Petty September 9, 1935 - August 17, 2011
    (Cedar City, UT) - Merlin A. Petty, 75, passed away on August 17, 2011 in St. George, Utah. He was born September 8, 1935 in Holden, Utah to Arnold Heber and Martha Elizabeth Roberts Petty. He was ...
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    Donald Lee McCulley March 20, 1937 - August 17, 2011
    Our wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend, Donald Lee McCulley, age 74, passed away on August 17, 2011. He was born (Parowan, UT) - on March 20, 1937 in Chico, California to Mark Delos...
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    Harold Llewelyn Deems October 20, 1918 - August 16, 2011
    (Beaver, UT) - Harold Deems, 92, passed away on August 16, 2011 in Beaver, Utah. He was born October 20, 1918, and was married to his wife Paula M. Brown on November 25, 1945. They were later bless...
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