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217 Notable deaths
 by stomach cancer

John Wayne

American actor (1907–1979).

Born May 26th, 1907 in Winterset. [ref]

Died June 11th, 1979 at 72 years old in Westwood (stomach cancer). [ref]

Gloria Vanderbilt

American businesswoman, fashion designer, socialite and writer (1924-2019).

Born February 20th, 1924 in Manhattan.

Died June 17th, 2019 at 95 years old in Manhattan (stomach cancer). [ref]

Peter Townsend

British flying ace (1914-1995).

Born November 22nd, 1914 in Yangon. [ref]

Died June 19th, 1995 at 80 years old in Saint-Léger-en-Yvelines (stomach cancer).

James Baldwin

American writer (1924–1987).

Born August 2nd, 1924 in Harlem. [ref]

Died December 1st, 1987 at 63 years old in Saint-Paul-de-Vence (stomach cancer). [ref]

Peter O'Toole

Irish actor (1932-2013).

Born August 2nd, 1932 in Leeds. [ref]

Died December 14th, 2013 at 81 years old in Wellington Hospital, London (stomach cancer). [ref]

Ronnie James Dio

American heavy metal singer (1942–2010).

Born July 10th, 1942 in Portsmouth.

Died May 16th, 2010 at 67 years old in Houston (stomach cancer). [ref]

Michelle Thomas

American actress.

Born September 23rd, 1969 in Boston.

Died December 23rd, 1998 at 29 years old in Manhattan (stomach cancer). [ref]

Jimmy Snuka

Fijian professional wrestler (1943-2017).

Born May 18th, 1943 in Fiji.

Died January 15th, 2017 at 73 years old in Pompano Beach (stomach cancer). [ref]

Gertrude Stein

American author (1874-1946).

Born February 3rd, 1874 in Allegheny. [ref]

Died July 27th, 1946 at 72 years old in Neuilly-sur-Seine (stomach cancer). [ref]

Brian Clough

English football player and manager (1935–2004).

Born March 21st, 1935 in Middlesbrough.

Died September 20th, 2004 at 69 years old in Derby (stomach cancer).

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