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In MemoriumPhyllis Gretzky was 64. She was the mother of The Great One who Wayne described as the glue that held her family together.

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In MemoriumJohn Spencer was 58. He played Leo McGarry on "The West Wing" and Tommy Mullaney on "L.A. Law".

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In MemoriumStanley Tookie Williams was 51. He was the Crips gang co-founder whose case stirred a national debate about capital punishment versus the possibility of redemption. He became an anti-gang activist while on California's Death Row, renouncing his gang affiliation, apologizing for the Crips' founding, and co-authoring books and beginning programs to prevent youth from joining gangs.

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In MemoriumRichard Pryor was 65. He was the caustic yet perceptive actor-comedian who lived dangerously close to the edge both on stage and off.

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In MemoriumWendie Jo Sperber was 47. She appeared in dozens of television shows and movies, including all three "Back to the Future" films.

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In MemoriumStan Berenstain was 82. He created the popular children's books about the Berenstain Bears.

James and I share a love for these characters. We've spent many a night reading books from the Berenstain Bears catalogue and the cartoon on Treehouse is a definite favourite.

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In MemoriumPat Morita was 73. He was the actor whose portrayal of the wise and dry-witted Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid earned him an Oscar nomination.

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In MemoriumGeorge Best was 59. He was the dazzling soccer icon of the 1960s and 70s who revelled in a hard-drinking playboy lifestyle.

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In MemoriumChris Whitley was 45. He was a chameleon singer-songwriter who oscillated between roots rock 'n' roll, blues and alt-rock.

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In MemoriumRalph Edwards was 92. He was a broadcasting pioneer who spotlighted stars and ordinary people as host of the popular 1950s show "This Is Your Life."

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