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Graham Robert Putnam, born in Lansing, Michigan, passed away under hospice care in his home in Dexter, Michigan on October 31, 2023. He was 76. Graham was one of the founding members of the Ann Arbor Magic Club. Graham was the long time owner of Chicago-based FUN Inc, manufacturing magic tricks and novelties, one of […]

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F. James “Jim” Malczewski, age 94, passed away February 25, 2023. He was born July 11, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, son of the late Francis and Rose Malczewski.  He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and loved performing magic to all kinds of audiences. His daughters have fond memories of when they […]

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Long time friend of the Ann Arbor Magic Club and owner of ABC Magic, David Schneider passed away of heart failure and cancer at his home in Macomb Township on May 15, 2023. He was born in Detroit, Michigan but lived most of his life in Macomb County. He was a graduate of Mt. Clemens […]

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Friends, Family and many from the Magic community attended a memorial service held for John Osborne at the Bone Yard Restaurant in Livonia, MI. (Photos courtesy of Jackie Clark). Tad Dickerson bought a seven foot canvas sideshow banner of John as Doc Robin Steel. John’s family was well represented and appreciative of the gathering. Many […]

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A long time member of the AAMC, Dr. Donald Mitchell Jr. passed away on Friday, Sept. 23rd at the age of 94. His great joy and natural talent was entertaining friends and family with music and magic. He was happiest surrounded by a crowd doing card tricks with a deft hand and a famous quick […]

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Sadly, we lost a founding member of the club this month, John Osborne. Ming Louie writes… John Edward Osborne, 83, of Detroit, Michigan died October 24, 2022. He was a founding member of Ring 210. John was born June 13, 1939 in Grosse Pointe Michigan. He graduated from Wayne State University with a bachelor’s degree […]

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