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He graduated from Sexton High, MSU and Illinois College of Optometry. After practicing one year in Peoria, IL, he returned to East Lansing.{{Youtube Thumb|RoXz2vfQc1Q}}
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Dean graduated from Sexton High, MSU and Illinois College of Optometry. After practicing one year in Peoria, IL, he returned to East Lansing.{{Youtube Thumb|RoXz2vfQc1Q}}
  
Dean was a charter member of  [[IBM]] Ring 54, which is now named after him. He was also co-founder of Michigan Magic Day.  
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He was a charter member of  [[IBM]] Ring 54, which is now named after him. He was also co-founder of Michigan Magic Day.  
  
he battle increasing restrictions of Parkinson’s disease the last 16 years of his life.<ref>http://ring54.com/about-us/doug-dean/</ref>
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Dean battled the increasing restrictions of Parkinson’s disease for the last 16 years of his life.<ref>http://ring54.com/about-us/doug-dean/</ref>
  
 
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* The New Tops, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 1967, Dr. Douglas Dean Purchases Birch Show, page 29  
 
* The New Tops, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 1967, Dr. Douglas Dean Purchases Birch Show, page 29  
 
* [[Genii 1967 July|Genii Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 11, July 1967]], Birch Show Closes, page 490
 
* [[Genii 1967 July|Genii Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 11, July 1967]], Birch Show Closes, page 490
* The Linking Ring, Vol. 47, No. 30, July 1967, The Editor Hears – Birch’s Illusion Show sold to Dr. Douglas Dean, page 30  
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* The Linking Ring, Vol. 47, No. 7, July 1967, The Editor Hears – Birch’s Illusion Show sold to Dr. Douglas Dean, page 30  
 
* The Linking Ring, Vol. 91, No. 1, January 2011, Broken Wand, Douglas M. Dean, page 117
 
* The Linking Ring, Vol. 91, No. 1, January 2011, Broken Wand, Douglas M. Dean, page 117
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:26, 14 November 2015

Doug Dean
BornDouglas M. Dean
February 25, 1932
DiedOctober 12, 2010 (age 78)
Lansing, Michigan
Resting placeChesaning, Michigan

Doug Dean (1932-2010) traveled around the country with his big illusion show and later his "Dr. Dean’s Medicine Show".

Biography

Dean graduated from Sexton High, MSU and Illinois College of Optometry. After practicing one year in Peoria, IL, he returned to East Lansing.

He was a charter member of IBM Ring 54, which is now named after him. He was also co-founder of Michigan Magic Day.

Dean battled the increasing restrictions of Parkinson’s disease for the last 16 years of his life.[1]

References

  1. http://ring54.com/about-us/doug-dean/
  • The New Tops, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 1967, Dr. Douglas Dean Purchases Birch Show, page 29
  • Genii Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 11, July 1967, Birch Show Closes, page 490
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 47, No. 7, July 1967, The Editor Hears – Birch’s Illusion Show sold to Dr. Douglas Dean, page 30
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 91, No. 1, January 2011, Broken Wand, Douglas M. Dean, page 117