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Aug 27, 2017 - Chicago Tribune

John Abercrombie, 72, jazz guitarist and composer who came to prominence in the 1970s and who also was a lecturer in jazz at Purchase College in New York; Aug. 22, in Cortlandt, N.Y., after illness including a stroke in May.

Brian Aldiss, 92, science fiction writer whose work includes "Greybeard," the "Helliconia" trilogy and the 1969 short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long" that formed the basis for the 2001 film "A.I." and who was awarded the title of Grand Master by the Science Fict...