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die

in. to “perish” (figuratively) from laughter or some other emotionally intense response. The whole audience died laughing.
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Gabbard, Lexington, KY Admitted 1961; Died August 1, 2003
Kristine Lori Gabel, Naples Admitted 2008; Died March 7, 2009
Getman, Oneonta, NY Admitted 1984; Died April 8, 2009
Goodrich, Bradenton Admitted 1948; Died May 20, 2009
Gonzalez, Port Orange Admitted 2007; Died August 1, 2009
John Montgomery Greene, Ocala Admitted 1950; Died May 10, 2009
Gurkin, Rahway, NJ Admitted 1957; Died July 8, 1994
James Walter Hagan, Lincoln, NH Admitted 1964; Died April 29, 2007
Robert Grimes Harris, Crofton, MD Admitted 1990; Died June 18, 2004
Hayashida, Yucca Valley, CA Admitted 1981; Died March 12, 2009
Robert Carroll Hesson, Oakland, MD Admitted 1981; Died Nov.
Hersh, Mequon, WI Admitted 1983; Died April 30, 2006
Benjamin David Hyman, Tampa Admitted 1958; Died Feb.
John Paul Howard, Jacksonville Admitted 1050; Died May 1, 2009
Horne, Tallahassee Admitted 1950; Died April 30, 2009