This list was submitted by USER00008 on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2003 at 9:07 PM PST for The 2003 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Warren Zevon||September 7th, 2003||56|
|9||Carol Shields||July 16th, 2003||68|
|8||Johnny Oates||December 24th, 2004||58|
|6||Johnny PayCheck||February 19th, 2003||64|
|5||Ronnie Biggs||December 18th, 2013||84|
|4||Bob Hope||July 27th, 2003||100|
|3||Sid Gillman||January 3rd, 2003||91|
|2||Ronald Reagan||June 5th, 2004||93|
|1||Willie Pep||November 5th, 2006||84|
|32 points||5 hits|
His high-protein, low-carbohydrate approach to weight loss differed radically from the conventional wisdom of the medical establishment, and was widely criticized as risky. Nevertheless, Atkins steadfastly maintained that his dietary recommendations would lead to nothing more dangerous than a diminished sense of balance. He died of injuries sustained when he fell and hit his head on the sidewalk.
(d) April 17th, 2003