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|
|10||Etta James||January 20th, 2012||73|
|9||Abdelbaset Al Megrahi||May 20th, 2012||60|
|8||Billy Graham||February 21st, 2018||99|
|6||Zsa Zsa Gabor||December 18th, 2016||99|
|5||Abe Vigoda||January 26th, 2016||94|
|4||Merle Haggard||April 6th, 2016||79|
|3||Gary Carter||February 16th, 2012||57|
|2||Robin Gibb||May 20th, 2012||62|
|1||Eli Wallach||June 24th, 2014||98|
|24 points||4 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