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Joe Fleishaker, 62 (2016)
Joe Fleishaker, actor known for his appearances in cult movies from Troma Entertainment, has died at the age of 62, according to The Hollywood Reporter. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Beth Howland, 74 (1941 - 2015)
Beth Howland, a character actress known best for playing the accident-prone waitress Vera Gorman on the TV sitcom "Alice" that starred Linda Lavin, died of lung cancer Dec. 31, 2015, in Santa Monica, California, according to multiple news sources, including The New York Times. For full obituary and coverage by Legacy.com, click here.
Jeanne Parr, 92 (2016)
Jeanne Parr, pioneering CBS correspondent and mother of actor Chris Noth, has died at the age of 92, according to Variety. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.
Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)
The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers,...
Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)
Red Lane, a country music songwriter who wrote the Tammy Wynette hit "'Til I Get It Right," has died of cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 76. Lane, who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1993, wrote songs for many of country's biggest stars.
Burt Kwouk, 85 (1930 - 2016)
Burt Kwouk, a British actor known to American movie audiences as Inspector Clouseau's manservant in a number of the popular "Pink Panther" films, died May 24, according to multiple news sources. For...
Sandor Tarics, 102 (1913 - 2016)
Sandor Tarics, the oldest living Olympic champion, died May 21, according to the Hungarian Olympic Committee. For full obituary and coverage by Legacy.com, click here.
Nick Menza, 51 (2016)
Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza has died at the age of 51 after collapsing on stage, according to The Guardian and other news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Rosalie Chris Lerman, 90 (2016)
Rosalie Chris Lerman, Holocaust survivor and educator, died May 20, 2016 of natural causes according to multiple news sources. She was 90. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click...
Alan Young, 96 (1919 - 2016)
Alan Young, the human star of classic TV sitcom "Mister Ed," died May 20, 2016 at the Motion Picture and Television Home in Woodland Hills, California, according to multiple news sources. He was 96. ...
John Berry, 52 (1963 - 2016)
John Berry, one of the original members of the hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, died May 19, according to multiple news sources. He was 52. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Morley Safer, 84 (1931 - 2016)
Morley Safer, the veteran CBS journalist and correspondent for the network's "60 Minutes," died May 19, according to CBS. For full obituary and coverage by Legacy.com, click here.
Patrick Macnee, 93 (1922 - 2015)
Patrick Macnee, who played a stylish secret agent on the 1960s television series "The Avengers," has died. He was 93. Macnee, who died Thursday of natural causes in Rancho Mirage, California,...
Massachusetts Plane Crash Victims (2015)
Three people died Sunday evening in Massachusetts after a small plane crashed into a single-family home, according to Massachusetts State Police. At about 6 p.m. Sunday, the small plane crashed into...
Marva Collins, 78 (1936 - 2015)
Marva Collins, the Chicago education pioneer who won praise for her innovative teaching approach at the West Side school she launched in 1975, died Wednesday of natural causes. She was 78. Her...
Don Featherstone, 79 (2015)
The Associated PressBOSTON (AP) — The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch, has died. Donald Featherstone was 79.Featherstone's wife, Nancy, told...
Sister Nirmala Joshi, 81 (2015)
The Associated PressKOLKATA, India (AP) — The Indian nun who replaced Mother Teresa as head of the Missionaries of Charity died early Tuesday, the organization said. Sister Nirmala Joshi was 81.Her...
Walter Scheib, 61 (1954 - 2015)
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Searchers have found the body of a former White House chef who had been missing for more than a week after going hiking in the New Mexico mountains, authorities said. The body...
Elson Floyd, 59 (2015)
The Associated PressPULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Elson Floyd, president of Washington State University, has died at 59 of complications from colon cancer.Floyd had been president since 2007 and went on...
Laura Myers, 53 (2015)
By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL, The Associated PressLAS VEGAS (AP) — Laura Myers, a veteran Associated Press reporter and editor who led the news cooperative's coverage of foreign affairs as the country...
Ralph Roberts, 95 (1920 - 2015)
By TALI ARBEL, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Ralph Roberts, who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into one of the nation's largest entertainment companies, has died....
John David Crow, 79 (1935 - 2015)
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - John David Crow, the bruising running back who won the 1957 Heisman Trophy with Texas A&M before a Pro Bowl career in the NFL, has died. He was 79. The university...