Death of Tom Koch

May 13, 1925 - March 22, 2015
Laguna Woods, California | Age 89

Former Mad Magazine writer dies
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The Associated Press

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran comedy writer Tom Koch (kuk), who when he wasn't creating sketches for the legendary comedy team Bob and Ray invented a nonsensical, nearly impossible to play sport called squamish, has died at age 89.

The New York Times reports ( Koch died March 22 at his Laguna Woods, California, home. His son John says the cause was pulmonary failure.

Beginning in 1955 Koch...

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