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John Barbata, drummer for the Turtles and C.S.N.Y., has died at the age of 79

Barbata was part of famous bands of the late '60s and '70s, playing drums on hits such as "Happy Together", the first song he recorded with the Turtles.

Alice Munro, the Nobel Prize-winning Canadian novelist, has died at the age of 92

The writer is "leaving an indelible mark on our literary landscape", says her publisher

David Sanborn, the jazz-fusion saxophone star, has died at the age of 78

He has sold millions of albums, won six Grammy Awards and played with all sorts of great musicians from Miles Davis to the Rolling Stones.

Rick Maki, 1983 Iditarod champion, has died at the age of 71

Rick Maki, the 1983 Iditarod Trail dogsled race champion, died Monday after a 19-month battle with cancer.

Dick Summer, 'Legendary DJ' WBZ, who hosted a late-night radio show in Boston, has died at the age of 89

'Legendary DJ' WBZ, who hosted a late-night radio show in Boston, has passed away: 'Legendary radio host'

Rev. William Lawson, a Texas civil rights leader who worked with Martin Luther King Jr., has died at the age of 95

Rev. William "Bill" Lawson, a longtime pastor and civil rights leader who helped desegregate Houston and worked with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement, has died.

Phil Wiggins, a master harmonica player in the Piedmont blues, has died at the age of 69

Mr. Wiggins traveled the world with guitarist John Cephas to celebrate a distinctive form of jazz that became part of the Washington, D.C. music scene.

Mark Armstrong, Bismarck radio host, has died at the age of 67

Former Burleigh County Commissioner and Bismarck radio host Mark Armstrong died Saturday at the age of 67.

Rakim Lubin, Former UConn men's basketball team player, has died at the age of 28

Former UConn men's basketball player Rakim Lubin, who played for the Huskies during the 2014-15 season, has passed away. He was 28 years old.

Diane Deans, who served on Ottawa City Council for 28 years, has died at the age of 65

Longtime councilmember Diane Deans died Tuesday after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer.

Ralph Frazier, the last surviving member of the University of Southern California's first cohort of black students, has died at the age of 85

One of the first black students to enroll at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has died.

Gloria Stroock, actress on "Macmillan and Wife" and "Fun with Dick and Jane", has died at the age of 99

A member of a great show business family, she passed away following the deaths of her husband, Emmy Award-winning writer-producer Leonard B. Stern, and her sister, actress Geraldine Brooks.