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Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Miguel Ferrer, 61 (1955 - 2017)

    Miguel Ferrer

    Miguel Ferrer, the actor best known for starring as Owen Granger on "NCIS: Los Angeles," died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, of cancer, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Roberta Peters, 86 (1930 - 2017)

    Roberta Peters

    Roberta Peters, the coloratura soprano opera star and 35-year veteran of New York City's Metropolitan Opera Company, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at her home in Rye, New York, according to The New York Times. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Italy Hotel Avalanche Victims (2017)

    Italy Hotel Avalanche Victims

    At least two people are confirmed to have died Thursday, and many others are feared dead in the wake of an avalanche that hit a luxury hotel Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, 2017, in central Italy, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)

    Dr. James Jude

    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,...

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  • Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)

    Red Lane

    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.

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