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This list was submitted by Trout on Saturday, December 31st, 2011 at 3:52 PM PST for The 2012 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.

Points Celebrity Date of Death Age 
10Etta James January 20th, 201273
9Abdelbaset Al Megrahi May 20th, 201260
8Billy GrahamFebruary 21st, 201899
7Penny MarshallAlive75
6 Zsa Zsa GaborDecember 18th, 201699
5Abe VigodaJanuary 26th, 201694
4Merle HaggardApril 6th, 201679
3Gary Carter February 16th, 201257
2Robin Gibb May 20th, 201262
1Eli WallachJune 24th, 201498
24 points 4 hits 
 

 

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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