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Survivor contestant Roger Sexton dies at 76 following a long struggle with Lewy body dementia

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The Survivor contestant Roger Sexton has died at age 76.Sexton's family members confirmed Thursday that he died in late October at his daughter's home in Walla Walla, Washington, in the presence of family and caretakers following a long battle with dementia, according to TMZ.Sexton was featured on season six of Survivor way back in 2003, which was filmed in Brazil near the Amazon River.

Reality contestant: Roger Sexton has died at 76 following a lengthy battle with dementia, his family confirmed to TMZ on Thursday; seen on SurvivorLewy body dementia is the second most common form of dementia behind Alzheimer's disease, according to the Mayo Clinic.It occurs when protein deposits, known as Lewy bodies, begin to accumulate in nerve cells in the brain, which negatively effects both cognitive and motor abilities.

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