Canadian musicians who died due to Natural causes

Here are 6 famous musicians from Canada died in Natural causes:

Art Linkletter

Art Linkletter (July 17, 1912 Moose Jaw-May 26, 2010 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Arthur Gordon Kelly, Linkletter, Art, Gordon Arthur Kelly or Arthur Gordon "Art" Linkletter was a Canadian presenter, radio personality and actor. He had five children, Robert Linkletter, Dawn Linkletter, Sharon Linkletter, Diane Linkletter and Jack Linkletter.

His albums: We Love You Call Collect.

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Jack Kruschen

Jack Kruschen (March 20, 1922 Winnipeg-April 2, 2002 Chandler) also known as Jack Joseph Kruschen was a Canadian actor and voice actor.

Kruschen began his acting career on radio shows in the 1940s before transitioning to film and television in the 1950s. He appeared in over 200 films and television episodes throughout his career and was best known for his roles in "The Apartment", for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, and "The War of the Worlds". In addition to his work on screen, Kruschen was also a successful voice actor and voiced several characters in popular cartoons such as "The Jetsons" and "The Flintstones". He continued to act well into his seventies, appearing in films such as "The Day of the Locust" and "Grumpy Old Men".

Kruschen was born to Russian Jewish immigrants and raised in a Yiddish-speaking household. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II before pursuing his acting career. He initially played minor roles in films such as "Brooklyn Gorilla" and "Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy" before landing larger roles in "The Apartment" and "The War of the Worlds". Kruschen was known for his versatility in playing both comedic and dramatic roles, and he often played characters with a gruff exterior hiding a softer side.

Aside from acting, Kruschen was an accomplished painter and had several gallery exhibitions of his work. He was also a long-time supporter of the United Jewish Welfare Fund and was awarded the Jewish Humanitarian Award in 1985. Kruschen passed away in 2002 due to complications from congestive heart failure.

In his personal life, Jack Kruschen was married twice and had two children. He first married Marjorie Ullman in 1948, with whom he had a daughter named Susan. They divorced in 1958, and Kruschen later married Violet Rafaella Mooring in 1962. They remained married until his death in 2002. Kruschen was known for his outgoing personality and often entertained friends with his singing and piano-playing skills. He also had a passion for sports and was an avid golfer and bowler. Despite his success in Hollywood, Kruschen remained humble and was known for his kindness and generosity towards others.

Throughout his career, Jack Kruschen appeared in a variety of popular television shows, including "Perry Mason", "The Twilight Zone", "Bonanza", and "The Golden Girls". He also had recurring roles on shows such as "The Beverly Hillbillies" and "My Three Sons". In addition to acting, Kruschen also worked behind the camera as a voice coach and directed episodes of the television series "Hank".

Kruschen's talent as an actor was recognized by his peers with several award nominations. In addition to his Academy Award nomination for "The Apartment", Kruschen was nominated for an Emmy award for his performance in an episode of "The Defenders" and a Saturn award for his role in "The War of the Worlds".

In later years, Kruschen suffered from health issues and was wheelchair-bound for the last few years of his life. Despite this, he continued to work and remained active in the industry until his death in 2002. Jack Kruschen's contributions to film and television continue to be celebrated by fans and critics alike.

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Captain Bob Farnon

Captain Bob Farnon (July 24, 1917 Toronto-April 23, 2005 Guernsey) also known as Robert Joseph Farnon, Bob Farnon or Robert Farnon was a Canadian conductor, composer, film score composer, music arranger and trumpeter. He had one child, David Farnon.

Related albums: Canadian Impressions, The Lost Recordings, Colditz March / State Occasion / The Westminster Watz / A Star Is Born and Overlord / The Disappearance / Hustle. His related genres: Film score.

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Stompin' Tom Connors

Stompin' Tom Connors (February 9, 1936 Saint John-March 6, 2013 Halton Hills) a.k.a. Stomping Tom Connors, Connors, Stompin' Tom, Thomas Charles Connors, Stompin' Tom, Tommy Messer or Charles Thomas Connors was a Canadian musician and singer-songwriter.

Related albums: A Proud Canadian, 'Live' at the Horseshoe, 25 of the Best Stompin' Tom Souvenirs, And the Moon Man Newfie, At the Gumboot Clogeroo / 'Muk Tuk' Annie, KIC Along with Stompin' Tom, Long Gone to the Yukon, Move Along With Stompin' Tom, On Tragedy Trail and Sound Tracks Canada. Genres: Country and Folk music.

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Yvonne De Carlo

Yvonne De Carlo (September 1, 1922 West Point Grey-January 8, 2007 Woodland Hills) also known as Margaret Yvonne Middleton, Yvonne de Carlo, Peggy Yvonne Middleton, Yvonne DeCarlo, Peggy, Margaret, Sweetheart, Lily, The Gothic Donna Reed or Dilly was a Canadian singer, actor and pin-up girl. She had two children, Michael Morgan and Bruce Morgan.

Genres: Jazz and Pop music.

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Peter Appleyard

Peter Appleyard (August 26, 1928 Cleethorpes-July 17, 2013 Guelph/Eramosa) was a Canadian , .

His albums include Peter Appleyard Presents and Per-cus-sive Jazz. Genres he performed include Jazz.

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