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NOTABLES AT FUNERAL OF GEORGE L. DUVAL; Requiem Mass Celebrated by Bishop Dunn--Ambassador Davila a Pallbearer.
Ms. Dunn, who succumbed to the coronavirus, successfully pushed for legislation that provided alternative ways to gain a high school degree.
Ms. Dunn spent most of her career at women’s colleges, which had been established long before women were admitted to many universities throughout the United States.
The wistful “Daddy’s Hands” won two Grammy nominations, and Ms. Dunn’s song “Maybe I Mean Yes” provoked a national conversation about date rape.
Ms. Dunn’s third novel, “Geek Love,” which revolves around a married couple who breed mutant children as sideshow freaks, has sold hundreds of thousands of copies.
Mr. Dunn’s simple but inventive bass playing helped define the sound of Memphis soul music.
Ms. Dunn’s career was eclipsed by her involvement in an attempt at Hewlett-Packard to stop boardroom leaks by spying on directors, journalists and employees.
The Chester County coroner said the “Jackass” star and a passenger in his Porsche died from the impact of a car crash and a resulting fire.
Mr. Dunn, whose stunts and gags on the “Jackass” television show and movies often ran afoul of good taste, was killed in a car crash.
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