Jeff Smith

Age: 65

former minister who reinvented himself as public television's Frugal Gourmet. He wrote a series of best-selling cookbooks. His career came to an abrupt end in 1997, when seven men filed a lawsuit that accused him of sexual abuse. He was never charged with a crime.

Died: Seattle, Wash., July 7, 2004

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