Is Izzy Slapawitz Living or Dead?

Has American professional wrestler Izzy Slapawitz died? Or is he still alive?

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American professional wrestler

Izzy Slapawitz is ...

Dead
Born 14 Dec 1948 in Brooklyn
Died 28 Dec 2019
Age71 years
Correction?

About Izzy Slapawitz

Jeff Smith (December 14, 1948 – December 28, 2019), better known as Izzy Slapawitz, was an American professional wrestler, manager and color commentator, best known for his time with International Championship Wrestling. From 1978 to 1982, Smith led the Slapowitz Syndicate in the NWA's Mid-South and Knoxville territories as well as many "outlaw" promotions in the Southern United States. He also had brief stints in Georgia Championship Wrestling, Jim Crockett Promotions, Maple Leaf Wrestling, and the World Wrestling Federation. At various times his stable included Barry O, Bob Orton, Jr., Boris Malenko, Crusher Broomfield, James "Sugar Bear" Harris, The Mongolian Stomper, Randy Savage, Ray Candy, Rip Rogers and The Devil's Duo (Doug Vines and Jeff Sword).

He is also known as Jeff Smith.

Death

Smith died on December 28, 2019, after suffering cardiac arrest during surgery.