Luther Sutton (1952 - 1994)

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Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida

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1952 - In the year that Luther Sutton was born, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

1958 - Luther was only 6 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

1976 - By the time he was 24 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1985 - At the age of 33 years old, Luther was alive when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

1994 - In the year of Luther Sutton's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Luther Sutton passed away on July 25, 1994 at 42 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Luther. He was born on April 18, 1952. We are unaware of information about Luther's surviving family. We know that Luther Sutton had been residing in Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida.

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