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Deaths for the week ending 17 December 2011:

Sunday, 11 December 2011

John Patrick Foley, Roman Catholic cardinal (Rome), of leukemia, 76.

Susan Gordon, actress (The Five Pennies), of cancer, 62.

Monday, 12 December 2011

Bert Schneider, film producer (Easy Rider), of natural causes, 78.

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Russell Hoban, fantasy author (Riddley Walker), 86.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Joe Simon, comic book writer (Captain America), after a brief illness, 98.

Billie Jo Spears, country singer ("Blanket on the Ground"), of cancer, 73 or 74.

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Eduardo Barreto, comic book artist (Superman), apparently from complications of meningitis, 57.

Andy Carey, major leaguer (New York Yankees), 80.

Christopher Hitchens, writer (Vanity Fair), from cancer of the esophagus, 62.

Friday, 16 December 2011

Slim Dunkin, r.n. Mario Hamilton, rapper, shot (homicide), 20.

Dan Frazier, actor (Capt. Frank McNeil on "Kojak"), of a heart attack, 90.

Patrick Murphy, New York City police chief (1970-73), of a heart attack, 91.

Saturday, 17 December 2011

Kim Jong-Il, North Korean dictator (1994-2011), of a heart attack, 69.

Harley Sewell, NFL football player (Detroit Lions), after a long illness, 80.