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Famous deaths 2009

Percy Sutton, who rescued the Apollo Theater in New York City from extinction eight years ago, poses under the Marquee in this July, 1991 file photo. Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, died Saturday Dec. 26, 2009 at age 89. <span class=meta>(David Cantor, File)</span>
January 4, 2010 6:27:06 AM PST