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Maggie Roche (Rober Verhorst / Redferns / Getty Images)

NOTABLE DEATHS  |  January 21, 2017

Maggie Roche  ›

Member of sister folk trio “The Roches”…

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Peggy Lee (Getty/Michael Ochs Archive)

DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  January 21, 2017

Died January 21  ›

Peggy Lee is best remembered for her cover version of "Fever."

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Did You Know?

There are more than 200 euphemisms for death in the English language, from 'shuffled off this mortal coil' to 'with the ancestors'.

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Each person must live their life as a model for others.
-Rosa Parks

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What’s the difference between a funeral and a memorial service? A memorial service is held without the remains present.

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INSPIRATIONAL LIVES

Allan Williams

The first manager of the Beatles

Joyce Brock

Created one of the first modeling agencies and schools for African-Americans

Willie Evans

Buffalo football star whose 1958 team refused to play in a bowl game banning black players

Mary Louise "Lou" Rodeen

The first woman to be accepted into the Northwestern University Band.

Jill Saward

Rape victim became an advocate for victims of sexual assault

Anne Jennings

First African-American registered nurse to graduate from Hartford Hospital School

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Where there is love there is life.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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