This list was submitted by The Reaper on Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 11:21 AM PST for The 2012 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Etta James||January 20th, 2012||73|
|8||Merle Haggard||April 6th, 2016||79|
|7||Zsa Zsa Gabor||December 18th, 2016||99|
|6||Nancy Reagan||March 6th, 2016||94|
|5||Ronnie Biggs||December 18th, 2013||84|
|4||Billy Graham||February 21st, 2018||99|
|2||Lawrence Walsh||March 19th, 2014||102|
|1||Celeste Holm||July 15th, 2012||95|
|11 points||2 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