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Emphysema and Pulmonary Fibrosis


1 Feb 1966 Silent film actor Buster Keaton dies of emphysema and lung cancer, Los Angeles CA.
16 Mar 1983 Radio and TV actor Arthur Godfrey dies from emphysema and lung cancer (caused by his smoking), New York City. Ironically, Cigarette company Ligget and Myers sponsored his radio and TV shows in the 1950's. At one time one of the most famous men in America, Godfrey died in relative obscurity.
28 Aug 1987 Actor John Huston dies of emphysema, Middletown RI.
20 Feb 1992 Actor (the first Darrin on Bewitched) Dick York dies of emphysema at his home in Rockford, Michigan.
25 Dec 1995 Actor and Brat Pack member Dean Martin dies of emphysema and lung cancer. Buried in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.
28 Apr 1999 Actor Rory Calhoun dies of emphysema and diabetes at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Burbank CA.
22 Sep 2003 Actor (Mr. Carlson on WKRP) and Maytag Repairman Gordon Jump dies from pulmonary fibrosis, at his home near Los Angeles CA.

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