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Very sad news from Gary Plants and John Moehring's family that John has passed away. John was the editor of MAGIC magazine (2000-2005) and the editor of M-U-M (2005-2008).

John's book _A Texan Trixter_ was an autobiography that included details of his classic routines, including his Salt Pour Routine and his work with the appearing cane as a running gag.

John also wrote the books _Del Ray: America’s Foremost_ and _The Magical Life of Marshall Brodien_.

I first met John at the 1991 IBM Convention in Baltimore where he performed and also moderated a panel discussion on magicians who had appeared on "The Ed Sulliian Show." I was proud to consider him a friend.

Here's a video of John's appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." His card manipulations, his appearing cane running gag, and his Salt Pour routine are fantastic:

Many thanks, John, for all you've done for magic.

----- Sonny
----- Sonny Narvaez
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We never met, but, I'm sure it would have been a very worthwhile session. I believe that he was the youngest magician to work the Sullivan show.

Requiescat in pace, John.
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Love those videos. He was really smooth.

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John was my inspiration to develop a manipulative act. I am glad I was able to meet him and tell him that. A gentleman and great writer. RIP.
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