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"living national treasure"  Iolani Luahine   performer of the sacred hula ceremony
¤Iolani means "Heavenly Bird" in Hawaiian 
born on --1915 in Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
expired 12-11-1978 in Island of Hawaii, Hawaii   age 63
movie director  Arthur Lubin   made Phantom of the Opera (1943)
born on 7-25-1899 in Los Angeles, California
expired 5-11-1995 in Glendale, California   age 95
baker  Charles W. Lubin   founded Sara Lee cakes & pies (1949), naming the company after his daughter
born on 11-16-1903 in Chicago, Illinois
expired 7-15-1988 in Chicago, Illinois   age 84   cause: heart attack
songwriter  Joe Lubin   co-wrote Tutti Fruiti (1955)
born on 6-7-1917 in London, England
expired 10-9-2001 in Los Angeles, California   age 84
 Tillie Lubin   widow of Charles; mother of cake & pie company namesake
¤née: Kulp 
born on 5-1-1908 in Iowa
expired 8-30-2006 in Chicago, Illinois   age 98
film comedy director  Ernst Lubitsch   directed original version of Heavan Can Wait, To Be or Not To Be and Ninotchka
born on 1-28-1892 in Berlin, Germany
expired 11-30-1947 in Bel Air, California   age 55
second West German president (1959-68)  Heinrich Lübke
born on 10-14-1894 in Enkhausen, Germany
expired 4-6-1972 in Bonn, Germany   age 77   cause: complications from operation; arteriosclerosis
cafeteria chain founder  Robert M. Luby
born on 7-14-1910 in Mansfield, Ohio
expired 8-13-1998 in Colorado Springs, Colorado   age 88
admitted murderer  Henry Lee Lucas
born on 8-23-1936
expired 3-12-2001 in Huntsville, Texas   age 64   cause: heart failure
   Contest Selectors
2000 ANG14%

movie/tv writer/director/producer  John Meredyth Lucas   adopted stepson of Michael Curtiz; (movie) writer of Dark City (1950); write & directed several original series Star Trek episodes (including 1968's Patterns of Force)
born on 5-1-1919
expired 10-19-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 83   cause: leukemia
AKS: Meredith
 Robert Linton Lucas   two-time front man for the band Canned Heat
born on 7-25-1962
expired 11-23-2008 in Long Beach, California   age 46   cause: drug overdose
super-geezer  Stanley M. Lucas
born on 1-15-1900 in Morwenstow, Cornwall, England
expired 6-21-2010 in Bude, Cornwall, England   age 110
   Contest Selectors
2010DFFC3.7%
   Did Not Score - insufficient category citations (only one in alt.obituaries newsgroup)

 Claire Boothe Luce   second wife and widow of Henry
born on 3-10-1903 in New York, New York
expired 10-9-1987 in Washington, District of Columbia   age 84
publisher  Henry Robinson Luce   editor and founder of Time, Life and Fortune magazines; married twice: to Lila Hotz & Claire Boothe
born on 4-3-1898 in Shantung, China
expired 2-28-1967 in Phoenix, Arizona   age 68
the Singing Nun  Sister Luc-Gabrielle   had pop hit with Dominique (1963)
¤born: Jeanne-Paule Marie Deckers
aka: Jeanine Deckers
aka: "Soeur Sourire" ("Sister Smile") 
born on 10-17-1933 in Belgium
expired 3-30-1985 in Wavre, Belgium   age 51   cause: suicide; sedative overdose
to next Pope: John Paul IIto previous Pope: Paul VI Catholic Church leader (1978)  Albino Luciani   elected 264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church in August 1978; spent only 34 days as Pope
¤Pope John Paul I 
born on 10-17-1912 in Canale d'Agordo, Italy
expired 9-28-1978 in Rome, Italy   age 65   cause: heart attack
former baseball umpire  Ronald Michael Luciano   wrote The Umpire Strikes Back (1982)
born on 6-28-1937 in Binghampton, New York
expired 1-15-1995 in Endicott, New York   age 57
narcotics and prostitution racketeer  Charles "Lucky" Luciano
¤born: Salvatore Luciana 
born on 11-24-1897 in Lecara Friddi, Sicily, Italy
expired 1-26-1962 in Naples, Italy   age 64
1940s Chicago Bears quarterback  Sidney Luckman
born on 11-12-1916 in New York, New York
expired 7-5-1998 in Aventura, Florida   age 81
game show host  Allen Ellsworth Ludden   host of G.E. College Bowl & Password; husband of Betty White
born on 10-5-1918 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin
expired 6-9-1981 in Los Angeles, California   age 62   cause: cancer
 William H. Luden   menthol cough drop inventor
born on --1859
expired 5-8-1949 in Atlantic City, New Jersey   age 90   cause: heart attack
suspense novel author  Robert Ludlum   wrote The Scarlatti Inheritance (1971) & The Bourne Identity
born on 5-25-1927 in New York, New York
expired 3-12-2001 in Naples, Florida   age 73   cause: heart attack
to next Pope: Urban VIIIto previous Pope: Paul V Catholic Church leader (1621-1623)  Alessandro Ludovisi   elected 235th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church February 9, 1621
¤Pope Gregory XV 
born on 1-9-1554 in Bologna, Italy
expired 7-8-1623 in Rome, Italy   age 69
reclusive financier  Daniel Keith Ludwig   lost much of his fortune in failed 1970s Amazon basin project (Jari Florestal e Agropecuária)
born on 6-24-1897 in South Haven, Michigan
expired 8-27-1992 in New York, New York   age 95
   Contest Selectors
1979 JW7.7%
1980 JW, RR12.5%

Hollywood agent  Michael Sidney Luft   third husband of Judy Garland (1952-65); father of Lorna Luft
born on 11-2-1915 in New York, New York
expired 9-14-2005 in Santa Monica, California   age 89   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
2004DTM5.6%
2005DTM4.3%
   Scored 6.1000 solo points

horror actor  Béla Lugosi   had title role in 1931 Dracula; also played Dracula in Abbott and Costello Meet in Frankenstein (1948); played Ygor in Son of Frankenstein (1939) and Ghost of Frankenstein (1942); played the monster in Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943); appeared briefly in Plan 9 From Outer Space
¤real name: Béla Ferenc Dezsõ Blaskó 
born on 10-20-1882 in Lugos, Austria-Hungary (now Lugoj, Romania)
expired 8-10-1956 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: heart attack
 Angelo Enrico G. "Hank" Luisetti   as a Stanford basketball player in the 1930s revolutionized game by employing the one-hand jump shot
born on 6-16-1916 in San Francisco, California
expired 12-17-2002 in San Mateo, California   age 86
actor  James Luisi   played Lt. Chapman on The Rockford Files
born on 11-11-1928 in New York, New York
expired 6-7-2002 in Los Angeles, California   age 73   cause: cancer
oscar-winning actor  Paul Lukas   played Kurt Mueller in Watch on the Rhine (1943 Best Actor) and Professor Aranax in Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
¤born: Paul Lukacs 
born on 5-26-1895 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary
expired 8-15-1971 in Tangiers, Morocco   age 76   cause: heart failure
actor  Keye Luke
born on 6-8-1904 in Canton, China
expired 1-12-1991 in Whittier, California   age 86
Ugandan leader  Yusuf K. Lule   replaced Idi Amin (April 1979); succeeded by Godfrey Binaisa
born on --1912
expired 1-21-1985 in London, England   age 72   cause: heart attack; kidney failure
U.S. Court of Appeals judge  Joseph Edward Lumbard
born on 8-18-1901 in New York, New York
expired 6-3-1999 in Fairfield, Connecticut   age 97
movie director  Sidney Lumet   directed Fail-Safe (1964), Serpico (1973), Network (1976) & Dog Day Afternoon; recipient of honorary 2005 oscar
born on 6-25-1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
expired 4-9-2011 in New York, New York   age 86   cause: lymphoma
   Contest Selectors
2005BYE4.3%
2006BYE3.3%
2007BYE3.2%
2008BYE3.1%
2009BYE, NFG6.7%
2010BYE, NFG7.4%

Dr.  Auguste Lumière   physicist, biologist, physician and co-inventor (according to France) of the movie camera and projector in 1895
born on 10-19-1862 in Besancon, France
expired 4-10-1954 in Lyon, France   age 91
movie pioneer  Louis Lumière   credited (by France) as co-inventor of movie camera and projector (the cinematographe); quit movie making in 1900 because he didn't see any future in it beyond the "novelty"
born on 10-19-1862 in Besancon, France
expired 6-6-1948 in Bandol, France   age 85
Belgian Congo prime minister  Patrice Lumumba
born on 7-2-1925 in Pualua, Belgian Congo
expired 1-18-1961 in Elisabethville, Zaïre   age 35   cause: murdered; tortured to death by agents of Moise Tshombe
AKS: Zaire
to next English ruler: David Kalakauato previous Hawaiian ruler: Kamehameha VI Hawaiian King (1873-1874)  William Lunalilo
born on 12-11-1830
expired 2-3-1874   age 43
singer & actor  Arthur Earl Lund Jr.
born on 4-1-1920 in Salt Lake City, Utah
expired 5-31-1990 in Holliday, Utah   age 75
stock car racer  DeWayne Louis "Tiny" Lund
born on --1929 in Harlan, Iowa
expired 8-17-1975 in Talladega, Alabama   age 45   cause: crushed to death in 6-car crash
 Edward Lund   was Howard Hughes' co-pilot on his July 1938 round-the-world flight
born on 1-6-1906 in Kalispell, Montana
expired 11-20-1988 in Newport Beach, California   age 82
actor  John Lund
born on 2-6-1911 in Rochester, New York
expired 5-10-1992 in Los Angeles, California   age 81
state-level politician  Mary Adelaide Lundby   an Iowa state senator (1995-2009)
born on 2-2-1948 in Carroll, Iowa
expired 1-17-2009 in Des Moines, Iowa   age 60   cause: cervical cancer
   Contest Selectors
2009WEP3.3%
   Scored 9.0000 solo points

domestic terrorism victim  Ottilie W. Lundgren
born on 7-10-1907
expired 11-21-2001 in Derby, Connecticut   age 94   cause: inhalation anthrax
movie and tv actor  William Lundigan
born on 6-12-1914 in Syracuse, New York
expired 12-21-1975 in Duarte, California   age 61
juvenile crime victim  Jessica Marie Lunsford   was kidnapped from her home, repeatedly raped, put into garbage bags (while still alive) and buried in a shallow grave; namesake of a Federal law concerning sex offender registration
born on 10-6-1995 in Gastonia, North Carolina
expired 2-27-2005 in Homosassa, Florida   age 9   cause: murdered; suffocation
AKS: Lundsford
legendary stage actor  Alfred Lunt   husband of Lynn Fontanne
born on 8-19-1892 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
expired 8-3-1977 in Chicago, Illinois   age 84   cause: bladder cancer
actress & director  Ida Lupino
born on 2-4-1918 in London, England
expired 8-3-1995 in Burbank, California   age 77
   Contest Selectors
1979 SB7.7%
1980 BB6.3%

biologist  Salvador Edward Luria   shared the 1969 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 8-13-1912 in Torino, Italy
expired 2-6-1991 in Lexington, Massachusetts   age 78
Morning Pro Musica announcer  Robert J. Lurtsema
born on 11-14-1931 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
expired 6-12-2000 in Boston, Massachusetts   age 68   cause: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
machinist "smiling"  Joseph Albert Jean Lussier   fourth person to go over Niagara Falls as a stunt (inside a giant "rubber ball,"; July 4, 1928)
born on 10-27-1891 in Concord, New Hampshire
expired 6-??-1971 in Niagra Falls, New York   age 79
last U.S. naval "sky sailor"  John Anthony Lust   had served aboard the U.S.S. Los Angeles & Akron (missed it's fatal plunge into the Atlantic Ocean)
born on 2-4-1912 in Cuba
expired 12-29-2006 in Butler, New Jersey   age 94
geezer  Hazel Houghton Penniman Luther   attended Julliard in early 1910s
born on 12-11-1889 in Worcester, Massachusetts
expired 1-31-2003 in Daytona Beach, Florida   age 113   cause: head cold; fever
   Contest Selectors
2003KLS5.6%
   Scored 3.7000 solo points

Father  Martin Luther   lead the Protestant Reformation (1517)
born on 11-10-1483 in Eisleben, Germany
expired 2-18-1546 in Eisleben, Germany   age 62
composer  Witold Lutoslawski
born on 1-25-1913 in Warsaw, Poland
expired 2-7-1994 in Warsaw, Poland   age 81
"deposed" Zulu chieftan  Albert John Mvumbi Lutuli   banished by South African government for his anti-apartheid activities; won 1960 Nobel Peace Prize
¤Zulu name: Mvumbi ("continuous rain") 
born on --1898 in Southern Rhodesia
expired 7-21-1967 in Groutville, South Africa   age 69   cause: struck by freight train
AKS: Luthuli
Nazi Storm trooper chief of staff (1934-43)  Viktor Lutze
born on 12-28-1890 in Bevergern, Westphalia
expired 5-2-1943 in Potsdam, Germany   age 52   cause: injuries from car wreck
microbiologist  André Michel Lwoff   shared the 1965 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 5-8-1902 in Ainay-le-Châateau, France
expired 9-30-1994 in Paris, France   age 92
AKS: Andre
mechanical engineer  Eustace Arden Lycett   a 1937 CalTech graduate; went to work for Walt Disney in 1937 — his first project was to work on the multi-planar camera (earned him an Academy Scientific-Technical award); also won special visual effects oscars for Mary Poppins (1964) & Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971); also did visual effects for Song of the South (1946), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954), The Love Bug (1969) & The Black Hole (1979)
born on 12-21-1914 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
expired 11-16-2006 in Fullerton, California   age 91
surgeon Dr.  John Elliot Lyday   served in Korean War with Dr. Richard Horngerger at the 8055th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital; the basis for the M*A*S*H character Trapper John
expired 12-20-1999 in Greensboro, North Carolina   age 78   cause: cancer
musician  Arthur H. Lyman   his biggest hit: Yellow Bird
¤nickname: "King of the Jungle Vibraphone" 
born on 2-2-1932 in Kaua'i, Hawaii
expired 2-24-2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii   age 70   cause: throat cancer
Platters second tenor  David Lynch
born on --1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri
expired 1-2-1981 in Long Beach, California   age 50
brokerage firm co-founder  Edmund Calvert Lynch   co-founded Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Beane
expired 5-12-1938 in London, England   age 52
character actor  James Harold "Hal" Lynch   on original Star Trek series played a U.S. Air Force security guard in the episode Tomorrow is Yeasterday
born on 11-13-1927 in Birmingham, Alabama
expired 10-5-2006 in Opp, Alabama   age 78   cause: suicide; gunshot to head
 John Mary "Jack" Lynch   former Irish Taoiseach (prime minister; 1966-73 & 1977-79)
¤born: Seán Ó Loingsigh 
born on 8-15-1917 in Cork City, Ireland
expired 10-20-1999 in Dublin, Ireland   age 82
"actor"  Paul Edward Lynde   played Uncle Arthur on the Bewitched tv sitcom; longtime Hollywood Squares center-square
born on 6-13-1926 in Mount Vernon, Ohio
expired 1-9-1982 in Beverly Hills, California   age 55   cause: heart attack
   Contest Selectors
1979 SB7.7%

AKS: Lind
biochemist  Feodor Felix Konrad Lynen   shared the 1964 Nobel prize in medicine
born on 4-6-1922 in München, Bavaria, Germany
expired 8-6-1979 in München, Bavaria, Germany   age 57   cause: complications from aneurysm operation
2nd Reagan Agriculture secretary (1986-89)  Richard Edmund Lyng
born on 6-29-1918 in San Francisco, California
expired 2-1-2003 in Modesto, California   age 84
to March 2006 Playmate of Monthto January 2006 Playmate of Month February 2006 Playboy Playmate of Month  Cassandra Lynn
¤born: Cassandra Lynn Jensen
Mrs. Gary Hensley 
born on 8-15-1979 in Price, Utah
expired 1-15-2014   age 34   cause: drowned; drug overdose
former coal miner & moonshiner  O. V. Lynn Jr.   husband of Loretta
¤nicknames: "Doolittle" & "Mooney" 
born on 8-27-1926 in Tennessee
expired 8-22-1996 in Tennessee   age 69   cause: heart failure; diabetes
Federal Judge  Seybourn Harris Lynne   ruled that George Wallace could not bar black students from the University of Alabama (1963)
born on 7-25-1907 in Decatur, Alabama
expired 9-10-2000 in Birmingham, Alabama   age 93
nanny-turned-photographer  Jennifer Jane Lyon   was a contestant on Survivor: Palau (2005)
born on 2-27-1972 in Boulder City, Nevada
expired 1-19-2010 in The Dalles, Oregon   age 37   cause: bone cancer; breast cancer
   Contest Selectors
2006LMLD3.3%
2007LMLD3.2%
2008OIE3.1%
2009LMLD3.3%

automobile manufacturer Sir  William Lyons   founder of Jaguar Cars Limited (1935)
born on 9-4-1901 in Blackpool. England
expired 2-8-1985 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England   age 83
nutty Soviet "geneticist"  Trofim D. Lysenko   favored by Stalin
born on 9-29-1898 in Karlovka, Ukraine, Russia
expired 11-20-1976 in Moscow, Russia, USSR   age 78
author, critic, teacher  Andrew Lytle
born on 12-26-1902 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
expired 12-12-1995 in Monteagle, Tennessee   age 92
former AP Honolulu correspondent & army reserve officer  Hugh W. Lytle   awakened by Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; sent out first news wire teletype report of event, then reported for duty
born on 2-23-1902
expired 8-16-2002 in Novato, California   age 100
jazz musician & broadcast presenter  Humphrey Richard Adeane Lyttelton
born on 5-23-1921 in Eton, Berkshire, England
expired 4-25-2008 in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England   age 86   cause: comlications following surgery; aortic aneurysm
AKS: Lyttleton Littelton Littleton

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