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04/02/2013 Singer Reg Presley dies

Presley was hospitalized with what was suspected to be a stroke. He was also suffering from pneumonia and fluid around the heart. The following month, Presley announced he had been diagnosed with lung cancer and therefore decided to retire from the music industry. Just over a year later Presley died from this cancer and, according to Altham, "a succession of recent strokes." Presley was cremated at Basingstoke Crematorium, Hampshire.


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