Notable deaths of 2010
Teddy PendergrassJan. 13
The singer, known for his forceful vocals and soulful ballads, died at the age of 59.
Pendergrass spent nearly half his life in a wheelchair following a 1982 car crash.
He died in suburban Philadelphia, where he had been hospitalized for months. The singer's son said his father underwent colon cancer surgery eight months ago and had "a difficult recovery."
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