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* ''January 2012'', Paul Romhany reports on his blog that [[Francis Martineau]], known for his illustrations in Rice's [[Encyclopedia of Silk Magic]], passed away the week of January 12.  
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* ''December 30, 2011''  [[Jim Buffaloe]], who contributed items to [[Modern Coin Magic]],   passed away after a brief illness.
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* ''April 11th, 2019'' [[Piet Forton]] dies in Switzerland. He was a three time [[FISM]] winner (1961, 1964, 1967) in card magic.
* ''September 30, 2011'', [[Burton Sperber]], amateur mentalist and magic collector, dies.  
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* ''March 9, 2019'' - [[Johnny Thompson]] passes away in Las Vegas at age 84. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Hayes.
* ''September 17, 2011'' magic illustrator [[Earle Oakes]] dies from a massive stroke at the age of 88.
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* ''November 24th, 2018'' [[Ricky Jay]] dies.
* ''September 14, 2011'', [[David Copperfield]] was named the First-Ever 'King of Magic' by the [[Society of American Magicians]].
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* ''June 26, 2011'', Houdini collector [[Sidney Radner]] dies of cancer at the age of 91.
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  • April 11th, 2019Piet Forton dies in Switzerland. He was a three time FISM winner (1961, 1964, 1967) in card magic.
  • March 9, 2019 - Johnny Thompson passes away in Las Vegas at age 84. He is survived by his wife, Pamela Hayes.
  • November 24th, 2018Ricky Jay dies.