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PASSINGS: Celes King IV, Mitch Leigh
PASSINGS: Celes King IV, Mitch Leigh

Celes King IV Community activist and entrepreneur Celes King IV, 70, a South Los Angeles community activist whose father was civil rights advocate Celes King III, died Saturday at a San Diego hospital, a family spokesman said. Adrian Dove, chairman of the California Congress of Racial Equality, said King died during surgery after a heart attack last week. King was the group's vice chairman. Despite a previous heart attack, a stroke and the loss of a leg to diabetes, King vigorously advocated for educational and prison reform, among other causes, Dove said. With his prosthetic leg, King drove his Saab convertible from Los Angeles to the state Capitol every week during...

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