Death of Randy Pausch

October 23, 1960 - July 25, 2008
Virginia | Age 47

Professor whose 'last lecture' became a sensation dies
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Randy Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist whose "last lecture" about facing terminal cancer became an Internet sensation and a best-selling book, died Friday. He was 47.

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Pausch died at his home in Virginia, university spokeswoman Anne Watzman said. Pausch and his family moved there last fall to be closer to his wife's...

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