This list was submitted by Roger Gowiththrottleup on Saturday, December 30th, 2006 at 2:15 PM PST for The 2007 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Art Linkletter||May 26th, 2010||97|
|9||Kitty Carlisle||April 17th, 2007||96|
|8||Jack LaLanne||January 23rd, 2011||96|
|7||Brooke Astor||August 13th, 2007||105|
|6||Billy Graham||February 21st, 2018||99|
|5||Zsa Zsa Gabor||December 18th, 2016||99|
|4||Lady Bird Johnson||July 11th, 2007||94|
|3||Ariel Sharon||January 11th, 2014||85|
|2||Fidel Castro||November 25th, 2016||90|
|1||Roger Ebert||April 4th, 2013||70|
|20 points||3 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