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* ''March 17, 2016'' - [[Paul Daniels]], the UK magician who achieved international fame through his television series, died after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor early in the year.
* ''April 11th, 2019'' [[Piet Forton]] dies in Switzerland. He was a three time [[FISM]] winner (1961, 1964, 1967) in card magic.
* ''March 2, 2016'' - It was reported that illusionist [[Tihany]], who traveled to Mexico and South America with a show in a 2,000-seat tent, passed away at the age of 99.
* ''March 9, 2019'' - [[Johnny Thompson]] passes away in Las Vegas at age 84.  He is survived by his wife, Pamela Hayes.
* ''February 25, 2016'' - [[Irene Larsen]], Honorary President for Life for the [[Academy of Magical Arts]], passed on.
* ''November 24th, 2018'' [[Ricky Jay]] dies.
* ''February 18, 2016'' - [[Tom Mullica]] dies after complications during a hernia surgery.
* ''February 2, 2016'' - Magic Methods founder [[Jerry Mentzer]] passed away peacefully in his sleep.
* ''January 24, 2016'' - [[Jim Patton]], a [[Magic Castle]] regular an editor of Magicana (a magazine within the magazine of Genii), died.

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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.