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Estelle Getty, 84

Gay icon and perhaps the most beloved grandmother character in television history, Estelle “Sophia Petrillo” Getty died this morning at age 84 after suffering through several years of dementia. From her website today: To all of Estelle’s Fans, Sadly, today July 22, 2008 at 5:35 a.m. Pacific Time, we said our last good-byes to our little friend Estelle, who passed …

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