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Toby Witte-Dix ~ April 28, 2018

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of a great woman. Long time friend, mentor, and Board memeber Toby Witte-Dix. Toby passed away this morning after fighting a serious illness. Toby was a wonderful friend to many and a...

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Henry Wayne Webb, 82

House Fire

A deaf elderly man dies in a house fire which also injured his daughter. She was located in the next house with burns and was taken to the hospital. Her condition was unknown.  Henry Wayne Webb was deaf and legally blind. He died at University...

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Lamarcus Brice, 22 – Mar 7, 1994 ~ Dec 18, 2016

Lamarcus Brice, a Florida native, passed away after complications stemmed from having seizures. He was an aspiring athlete and had a huge love for gym including maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Brice left behind  many siblings and a lot of friends.  He was a very cool and humble...

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David Foster Dies In House Fire

David Foster Killed In The Fire

A hearing impaired elderly, David Foster, was killed in a house fire in Warwick Road, Clacton. He was hard of hearing and in his seventies. During the fire investigation, it was learned that the victim was actually alerted to his working fire alarm. According to...

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Andrea Smith, 36 Jan 5, 1982 ~ Oct 29, 2016

Andrea Smith - Los Angeles, CA

Andrea Smith has fallen ill at a nightclub and later died in the hospital in October 28, 2016 during homecoming weekend in Washington, DC. She was a mother of a young son and well known in the deaf community in Los Angeles, California. She is...

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William and Daniel McCarthy ~ Oct 2016

William and Daniel McCarthy found dead of natural causes in Dublin

William and Daniel McCarthy were found dead in their Dublin home. It is believed that William died first leaving Daniel alone to care for himself. Daniel never seek any help or communicate outside the home which led neighbor to be concerned. The neighbor called police...

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Daniel Kevin Harris, 29 ~ Aug 18, 2016

A deaf NC man killed by cop after chase

Daniel Kevin Harris, 29, was shot and killed by North Carolina state trooper Jermaine Saunders Thursday after a pursuit that ended at Harris’ home, authorities said. His family and friends assumed the cops misunderstood Harris since he was deaf and using American Sign Language. According...

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