FILE - This is a 1975 file photo showing New England Patriots football player Sam Adams. Former  Patriots offensive lineman Sam Adams has died in Houston at the age of 67.  Rodney Coleman of Coleman's Mortuary in Jasper says Adams became ill at his Houston home last Saturday and died at a hospital. No cause of death was released Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/File)

“This is really sad news for Patriots fans who enjoyed watching Sam Adams play and the many Patriots teammates who played with him throughout the 1970s,” Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft said, before referring to one of the nation’s founding fathers, Boston-born Samuel Adams. “Not only was he a stalwart in the trenches for nearly a decade, but I can’t think of a more appropriately named player to represent the Patriots.”

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Betty Leigh

Mr. Loest was born to Otto and Jenny Loest on November 23, 1924 in King City, Missouri. He died at his home of over 50 years in Aurora, Colo. on Feb. 19, 2015.

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FILE - In This Nov. 19, 2013, file photo, James Getty, portraying President Abraham Lincoln, attends a ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, in Gettysburg, Pa. Getty died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Gettysburg, Pa. He was 83.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

James Getty portrayed the former president for nearly four decades. He lent his voice to recordings of his speeches at the Lincoln Memorial and other exhibits. And each November, he gave rousing recitations of the Gettysburg Address at the battlefield cemetery.

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FILE - A June 1, 2015 file photo showing Swedish author Henning Mankell posing for the photographer. Crime writer Henning Mankell died at the age of 67, his publishers wrote on their website on Monday morning, Oct 5, 2015. (Nora Lorek/TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT

“You have to act, not just by writing but by standing up and doing. For me, you cannot call yourself an intellectual if all you use your intellectual gifts for is to find excuses not to do anything. Which, sadly, is what I think a lot of intellectuals do,” he told Britain’s Guardian newspaper.

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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2002 file photo, Richard Rainwater, left, and his wife Darla Moore, right, talk with Clemson University President Jim Barker before announcing a gift of $10 million to the university in Clemson, S.C. Rainwater, the son of a North Texas grocer who went on to amass a fortune as an investment manager before becoming a billionaire investor and philanthropist in his own right, has died, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, according to his charitable foundation. He was 71. (Mark Crammer/The Independent-Mail via AP, File) THE GREENVILLE NEWS OUT, SENECA NEWS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

“I was so saddened to learn that my friend Richard Rainwater died this weekend. Richard had a brilliant mind and a generous heart. He was a lot of fun, inspiring to be around, and generous and courageous to the very end,” Bush said in a statement issued by his office Sunday.

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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012, file photo, Bobbi Kristina Brown attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Sparkle" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. The cause of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s death has been determined, but the medical examiner’s office won’t publicly unveil autopsy results because of a court order, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

ATLANTA | The cause of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s death has been determined, but the medical examiner’s office won’t publicly unveil autopsy results because of a court order. The Fulton County Medical Examiner said in a statement Sunday their office is not releasing details because of a Fulton County Superior Court order to seal the results. The […]

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