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Antonin Scalia, 79 (1936 - 2016)
Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court Justice, has died of natural causes at a luxury resort in West Texas, according to the San Antonio Express-News. He was 79. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Glendale, Arizona, School Shooting Victims (2016)
Two 10th-grade students, both 15-year-old girls, died after being shot at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Kevin Randleman, 44 (1971 - 2016)
Former UFC heavyweight champion and two-time NCAA champion wrestler Kevin Randleman has died, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage 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.
Christy O'Donnell, 47 (1968 - 2016)
Christy O'Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who campaigned to get a right-to-die law passed in California last year, has died at the age of 47. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com,...
Violette Verdy, 82 (2016)
Ballet legend Violette Verdy died yesterday in Bloomington, Indiana at the age of 82. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Tommy Kelly, 90 (1925 - 2016)
Tommy Kelly, the child actor best known for starring as Tom Sawyer in the movie, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, has died at the age of 90. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.
Daniel Gerson, 49 (2016)
Daniel Gerson, a screenwriter who co-wrote The Walt Disney Co.'s Academy Award-winning animated film "Big Hero 6," has died at his home in Los Angeles, according to multiple news sources. For full...
Margaret Forster, 77 (1938 - 2016)
Margaret Forster, an award-winning English author known best for her 1965 novel "Georgy Girl," has died. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Dan Hicks, 74 (2016)
Dan Hicks, founding member of the 1960s San Francisco psychedelic folk scene, has died. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here
Edgar Mitchell, 85 (1930 - 2016)
Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut who was the 6th man to walk on the moon, has died in Florida, according to The Associated Press. He was 85. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com,...
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...