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FILE This Jan. 8, 2008 file photo, Sgt. Darren Manzella, an openly gay active duty soldier back from Iraq, speaks with reporters about serving under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, at the National Press Club in Washington. Manzella has died in a traffic accident in western New York. He was 36. A relative Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, confirmed his death. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said Manzella was driving on Interstate 490 in suburban Rochester about 8:30 p.m. Thursday when his vehicle sideswiped a car. Deputies said he stopped his vehicle, got out and began pushing the car from behind. He was then hit by an SUV, pinning him between the two vehicles. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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William Campbell, a former U.S. Amateur champion who played on eight Walker Cup teams and later served two years as president of the U.S. Golf Association; Seamus Heaney, an Irish poet who won the Nobel Prize for Literature; Muriel Siebert, whose success as one of Wall Street's early female analysts earned her the contacts to become the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and Lotfi Mansouri, a former general director of the San Francisco Opera for 13 years, are among the deaths of note for the past week.
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    • FILE This Jan. 8, 2008 file photo, Sgt. Darren Manzella, an openly gay active duty soldier back from Iraq, speaks with reporters about serving under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, at the National Press Club in Washington. Manzella has died in a traffic accident in western New York. He was 36. A relative Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, confirmed his death. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office said Manzella was driving on Interstate 490 in suburban Rochester about 8:30 p.m. Thursday when his vehicle sideswiped a car. Deputies said he stopped his vehicle, got out and began pushing the car from behind. He was then hit by an SUV, pinning him between the two vehicles. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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    • Jesse Marcel Jr.
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