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Deaths for the week ending 8 January 2022:

Sunday, 2 January 2022

Larry Biitner, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), of cancer, 75.

Jay Weaver, Christian rock bassist (Big Daddy Weave), of coronavirus disease, 42.

Monday, 3 January 2022

Odell Barry, AFL football player (Denver Broncos), of heart disease, 80.

Tuesday, 4 January 2022

Ross Browner, NFL football player (Cincinnati Bengals), of coronavirus disease, 67.

Joan Copeland, actress (Andrea Whiting on "Search for Tomorrow"), 99. She was the younger sister of the late playwright Arthur Miller.

Jim Corsi, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), of liver and colon cancer, 60.

Tommy Matchick, major leaguer (Detroit Tigers), after a long illness, 78.

Wednesday, 5 January 2022

Ralph Neely, NFL football player (Dallas Cowboys), cause not reported, 78.

Greg Robinson, college football coach (Syracuse University), with dementia, 70.

Thursday, 6 January 2022

Peter Bogdanovich, film director (The Last Picture Show), of complications from Parkinson's disease, 82.

Sidney Poitier, actor (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), of heart failure, 94.

Calvin Simon, funk musician (Parliament-Funkadelic), cause not reported, 79.

Friday, 7 January 2022

Dee Booher, aka Matilda the Hun, pro wrestler (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling), after a long illness, 73.

R. Dean Taylor, pop singer ("Indiana Wants Me"), after a long illness, 82.

Saturday, 8 January 2022

Eddie Basinski, major leaguer (Brooklyn Dodgers), 99.

Marilyn Bergman, easy listening songwriter ("The Way We Were"), of respiratory failure, 93.

Michael Lang, concert promoter (Woodstock), of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, 77.