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    ‘SNL’ and Broadway costume designer Franne Lee dies at 81

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  • Karol Bobko, NASA’s first Challenger pilot, dies at 85

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  • Carol Duvall, HGTV’s ‘Queen of Crafts,’ dies at 97

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  • Rhoda Karpatkin, longtime leader of Consumer Reports, dies at 93

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  • Catherine Burks-Brooks, Freedom Rider, dies at 83

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  • Rev. Stephen Pieters, HIV survivor and gay activist, dies at 70

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  • Susan Love, surgeon and breast cancer advocate, dies at 75

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  • Ben Helfgott, Holocaust survivor and Olympic athlete, dies at 93

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  • Cormac McCarthy, ‘No Country for Old Men’ author, dies at 89

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  • Françoise Gilot, artist and Picasso’s former lover, dies at 101

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  • Inspiring America: Activist Susan Burton on her mission to help formerly incarcerated women

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  • Remembering Rick Hoyt, inspiring advocate for disabled athletes

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  • Marlene Hagge-Vossler, last surviving LPGA co-founder, dies at 89

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  • Herb Douglas, 1948 Olympic bronze medalist, dies at 101

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  • Hedda Kleinfeld, mogul behind ‘Say Yes to the Dress,’ dies at 99

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  • Leon Levine, founder of Family Dollar stores, dies at 85

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  • Kwame Brathwaite, ‘Black is Beautiful’ photographer, dies at 85

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  • Intel co-founder Gordon Moore dies at 94

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  • Gloria Dea, pioneering Las Vegas magician, dies at 100

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  • Remembering pioneer congresswoman Patricia Schroeder

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Dr. Raymond Damadian, creator of first MRI scanner, dies at 86

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In 1974, Dr. Raymon Damadian received a patent for a scanner that would become the MRI machine, which went on to become an essential medical tool. Damadian spent his career perfecting his invention. Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist remembers a Life Well Lived.