OBITUARIES
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LOCAL OBITUARIES

Todd Christensen

The record-setting NFL player helped the Los Angeles Raiders win two Super Bowls and was among the tight ends at the cutting edge, those who did some blocking but were more adept as receivers. He is perhaps best remembered in the NFL as the mustachioed and eccentric son of a professor, who read his own poetry at a Super Bowl news conference. He was 57. Full obituary Notable deaths of 2012 Associated Press
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