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  • No Buddy Quite Like Him

    By Hank Rosenfeld

    July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The "Encyclopedia of Jewish Humor" includes 14 pages of jokes on death, so when Buddy Hackett passed away in Malibu at 78 on June 30, the chapel at Hillside Memorial Park was packed with every comedy icon that hadn't booked an out-of-town Fourth of July gig.

    Sid Caesar sat up front...