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Bill Nunn, 62 (1953 - 2016)
Bill Nunn, character actor from "Spider-Man" and Spike Lee films, died Saturday, September 24, 2016 at his home in Pittsburgh, according to The Associated Press. He was 62. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Max Mannheimer, 96 (1920 - 2016)
Max Mannheimer, Holocaust survivor, author and painter, died Friday, September 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany, according to multiple news sources. He was 96. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Stanley Dural, Jr., 68 (1947 - 2016)
Stanley Dural, Jr., musician and leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, died Saturday, September 24, 2016 in Lafayette, Louisiana, according to multiple news sources. He was 68. 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.
Cascade Mall Shooting Victims (2016)
Five people were shot and killed inside a Macy's at Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington on Friday, September 23, 2016, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from...
Bobby Breen, 88 (2016)
Bobby Breen, a former child star best known in the 1930s, has died at 88, according to an obituary in the Miami Sun Sentinel. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.
Katie and Dalton Prager (2016)
Katie and Dalton Prager, who were the real "The Fault in Our Stars" couple, died of complications from cystic fibrosis within days of each other this month. For full obituary and coverage from...
Terence Bayler, 86 (1930 - 2016)
Terence Bayler, a "Monty Python" regular who also played the Bloody Baron in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," died Aug. 2, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage...
Thaddeus Farrow, 27 (2016)
Thaddeus Farrow, a son of actress and activist Mia Farrow, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in an auto accident in Danbury, Connecticut, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and...
James Westmoreland, 80 (2016)
James Westmoreland, an actor who starred on soap operas during the 1970s and '80s, has died at the age of 80, according to multiple news sources. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click...
Carlos "Shawty Lo" Walker, 40 (1976 - 2016)
Carlos "Shawty Lo" Walker, an Atlanta-based hip-hop artist known for hit singles such as "Laffy Taffy" and "Dey Know," died in an automobile accident Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, according to The...
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...