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Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma

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List of famous people who died of multiple myeloma, listed by fame and notoriety with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from multiple myeloma includes information like the victim's hometowns and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of multiple myeloma, including actors, musicians and athletes.The list you're viewing has a variety of items, like Roy Scheider and Peter Boyle, in it. This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from multiple myeloma?" and "Which famous people died due to multiple myeloma?"These notable multiple myeloma deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has multiple myeloma as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (80 items)
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    Susannah York was an English actress who appeared in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?." On January 15, 2011, she died after losing her battle with bone marrow cancer. York was 72 years old.



    Profession: Actor, Writer
    Born: 1939
    Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
    Institution: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Marr College
    Died: 2011
    Cause Of Death: Multiple myeloma
    Place Of Death: Brompton, London
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    Roy Scheider was an American actor who appeared in the film "Jaws." He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2004 and received a bone marrow transplant the following year. On February 10, 2008, he died as a result of the disease at the age of 75.



    Profession: Actor
    Born: 1932
    Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, United States of America
    Institution: Columbia High School, Franklin & Marshall College, Rutgers University
    Died: 2008
    Cause Of Death: Multiple myeloma
    Place Of Death: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
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    Sam Walton was an American businessman who founded Walmart. On April 5, 1992, he died as the result of multiple myeloma at the age of 74.



    Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
    Born: 1918
    Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States of America
    Institution: University of Missouri–Columbia, Hickman High School
    Died: 1992
    Cause Of Death: Cancer, Bone cancer, Multiple myeloma
    Place Of Death: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
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    Geraldine Ferraro was an American politician who served in congress from 1979-1985. In 1999, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. She fought the disease for 12 years before dying on March 26, 2011. She was 75 years old.



    Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
    Born: 1935
    Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States of America
    Institution: Fordham University, Marymount Manhattan College, Fordham University School of Law
    Died: 2011
    Cause Of Death: Multiple myeloma
    Place Of Death: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
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    Louis Rukeyser was an American journalist who appeared on "Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser." On May 2, 2006, he died of multiple myeloma at the age of 73.



    Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Author, Actor
    Born: 1933
    Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Institution: Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, New Rochelle High School
    Died: 2006
    Cause Of Death: Cancer, Bone cancer, Multiple myeloma
    Place Of Death: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America
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