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  • January 2012, Paul Romhany reports on his blog that Francis Martineau, known for his illustrations in Rices Encyclopedia of Magic, passed away the week of January 12.
  • December 30, 2011 Jim Buffaloe, who contributed items to Modern Coin Magic, passed away after a brief illness.
  • September 30, 2011, Burton Sperber, amateur mentalist and magic collector, dies.
  • September 17, 2011 magic illustrator Earle Oakes dies from a massive stroke at the age of 88.
  • September 14, 2011, David Copperfield was named the First-Ever 'King of Magic' by the Society of American Magicians.
  • June 26, 2011, Houdini collector Sidney Radner dies of cancer at the age of 91.