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Dan Wieden, the ad legend who launched Nike as a brand, has just left us.

Dan Wieden, the architect, creative guru and gifted manager who built what is arguably the most famous ad agency in the world, died Friday, Sept.
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Photography trailblazer William Klein dies at the age of 96

William Klein, the New York-born, Paris-based multi-hyphenate creative best known as a photographer and film director, has passed away at the age of 9
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The One Club’s Tony Gulisano, Legendary Figure in Global Creative Community, Dies at 70

Memorial fund established to benefit the club’s ONE School and ONE Production diversity programs, and be shared with his family.

Infomercial King Ron Popeil dies at 86.

Ron Popeil, infomercial icon has passed away.
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Meg Garland, Texas ad rose and artist, has joined the ad agency in the sky

Sad news to everyone on adlist who has seen Meg as a dear friend for over two decades.
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Zwier Veldhoen

Creative copywriter Zwier Veldhoen, 55, passed away suddenly.

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, creative Zwier Veldhoen passed away. He turned 55 years old.

Béla Stamenkovits, legendary Dutch adman and by many considered their best Art Director, has passed away age 69

Béla Stamenkovits, legendary Dutch adman has passed away at the age of 69 two weeks ago from the complications of cancer.
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In Memory of Mike D'Abreu

R.I.P. Robin Williams, the creative's creative

I didn't know Robin Williams, but his work was pretty special for me personally.

R.I.P Adidas CMO Hermann Deininger

It's belated, but we wanted to make sure we had some confirmation before publishing this.
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Indonesian copywriter dies after working three days straight.

After three days of working nonstop, Y&R Indonesia copywriter Mita Diran was no longer going strong.
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Morrie Yohai - creator of Cheez Doodles r.i.p. full page ad in New York post

Oh how sad. The Cheez Doodles man Morrie Yohai is dead. Mark Wnek tweeted : "Love this ad by the Wise food co in today's NYPost".
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RIP Farrah Fawcett

I'm sure we're not the only ones to be saddened by the passing of the iconic Farrah Fawcett.
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Hal Riney retires to great agency in the sky at 75

Yes, 75 is fairly young, but ad legend Hal Riney was battling cancer.
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Jack Zander narrowly misses 100 years age

Sad news today as the man who introduced the ad world to animation, and enriched the 50's 60s and 70s with stylishly animated commercials for bra
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Mr. Whipple Dead at 91

Creative copywriter ad agency founder and hall of famer Diane Rothschild, 63, passes after a battle with lung cancer

Diane Rothschild, an advertising executive and copywriter who headed her own firm and created pithy and amusing ad campaigns, including some for the R
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Colin Millward R. I. P.

Colin Millward, a legendary figure in British advertising has moved on up to the big agency in the sky.
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Ad pioneer Vince Cullers moves to big agency in the sky

Vince Cullers founded Vince Cullers Advertising in 1956, the first black-owned agency, with the daring idea to tailor ad campaigns marketing specifica
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Ad Biz Buzz King Silenced - George Lazarus has left the building.

Chicago Tribune columnist, George Lazarus, who's been covering the local ad scene for almost 40 years, was found dead on his commuter train Frida
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Johan Camitz, Swedish director, died yesterday, hit by a car after a shootout.

The truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. See the New York Daily for details. (Their spelling mistake is quoted as written)
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