Death of Timothy Leary

October 22, 1920 - May 31, 1996
Beverly Hills, California | Age 75

Counter-culture drug guru dies at 75
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Timothy Leary, the counter-culture drug guru who advised the world in 1967 to "turn on, tune in and drop out," died Friday, May 31, 1996 at his home in Beverly Hills, a family friend said. He was 75.

Leary, who had been suffering from prostate cancer, was surrounded by friends and family at his death, the friend said. The former Havard professor, psychologist, author and lecturer had for the past six months looked forward to his death with childlike anticipation, speculating at one...

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