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Deaths for the week ending 1 October 2011:

Monday, 26 September 2011

Jessy Dixon, gospel singer, of cancer, 73.

Jerry Haynes, actor (Pat Powers on "Dallas"), from complications of Parkinson's Disease, 84.

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

David Croft, TV comedy writer ("Are You Being Served?"), 89.

Dave Hill, pro golfer, of emphysema, 74.

"Country Johnny" Mathis, country singer (Jimmy and Johnny), of pneumonia, 80.

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Leonard Dillon, aka Jack Sparrow, reggae singer (The Ethiopians), of lung and prostate cancer, 68.

Claude Kirk, governor of Florida (R, 1967-71), of natural causes, 85.

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Eddie Bockman, major leaguer (New York Yankees), 91.

Philip Hannan, Roman Catholic archbishop (New Orleans), 98.

Sylvia Robinson, rap producer ("Rapper's Delight"), of congestive heart failure, 75.

Friday, 30 September 2011

Peter Gent, writer (North Dallas Forty), of pulmonary disease, 69.

Mike Heimerdinger, NFL football coach (Tennesse Titans), of cancer, 58.

Clifford Olson, serial killer (Canada, 1980-81), of cancer, 71.

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Tony Knap, college football coach (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), 96.

Johnny Schmitz, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), of natural causes, 90.

Bill Tosheff, NBA basketball player (Indianapolis Olympians), 85.

Jim Troesh, actor (Scotty Wilson on , of respiratory failure, 54.