Notable deaths of 2011 (37 images)

Each year more of the beloved and infamous, scandalous and renowned figures in culture, politics and sports depart us. Here is an ongoing tribute to their memory.
Updated: Dec. 19, 2011 at 12:03 AM
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World Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier, also known as Smokin' Joe, died on November 7, 2011 of metastasized liver cancer. (UPI Photo/Heinz Ruckemann)
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