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Benoit Violier, 44 (1971 - 2016)
Chef Benoit Violier, whose acclaimed Le Restaurant de l'Hotel de Ville in Lausanne, Switzerland, was ranked recently atop a list of the world's best high-end dining establishments, was found dead at his home Sunday of a likely self-inflicted gunshot wound, police reported. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Greg Hudgens, 65 (1950 - 2016)
Greg Hudgens, a former firefighter who was the father of actress Vanessa Hudgens, died Jan. 30 of cancer. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Bacha Khan University Attack Victims (2016)
At least 19 people were killed in a militant attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan on Wednesday, according to CNN. Al Jazeera reported that dozens more were injured. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Victims of Burkina Faso Hotel Attack (2016)
At least 23 people have died in an attack on the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso according to CNN. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Riley Martin, 69 (1946 - 2015)
Riley L. Martin, an author, radio host and a regular on "The Howard Stern Show" on Sirius XM subscription radio, has died, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Victims of Mali Hotel Attack (2015)
At least 21 people have died in an attack at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Victims of Paris Attacks (2015)
French news agencies have reported that 129 people have died in shootings and explosions in and around Paris, France. For full coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Russian Flight KGL9268 Crash Victims (2015)
A Russian passenger jet has crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people onboard. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Philippine Boat Capsize Victims (2015)
A boat ferrying 189 people capsized in the central Philippines, minutes after leaving port, the Philippine National Red Cross said Thursday, according to CNN. The local Coast Guard reported that...
Nicholas Winton, 106 (1909 - 2015)
Nicholas Winton was a 29-year-old working at a stock exchange in 1938 when he learned that Jewish residents of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia would be rounded up and sent to concentration camps. Then...
Tunisia Resort Assault Victims (2015)
At least 38 people died June 26 after a gunman, aided by a number of alleged accomplices, carried out an attack at a beachfront resort in Sousse, Tunisia. The slaughter was the deadliest tourist...
Roger Verge, 85 (1930 - 2015)
The Associated PressPARIS (AP) — French chef Roger Verge, who revived interest in Mediterranean cuisine and inspired stars of French gastronomy including Alain Ducasse, has died. He was 85.The...
John Forbes Nash, Jr., 86 (1928 - 2015)
By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed...
Joanne Carson (2015)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Joanne Carson, the second wife of "Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson, has died in Southern California. She was 83.Ed Rada, the executor of her estate, says...
Asim Thabit Abdullah al-Khalaqi (2015)
The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — A man who was released from the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in December and resettled in Kazakhstan has died in that Central Asian country, a Pentagon...
Oscar Carl Holderer, 95 (1919 - 2015)
By JAY REEVES, The Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The last known surviving member of the German engineering team that came to the United States after World War II and designed the...
Frank Olivo (2015)
By RON TODT, The Associated PressPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fill-in Santa who was pelted with snowballs and booed at a Philadelphia Eagles game in 1968 has died. Frank Olivo was 66.Olivo died early...
Wladyslaw Bartoszewski (2015)
By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, The Associated PressWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews...
Mary Doyle Keefe (2015)
By DAVE COLLINS, The Associated PressHARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) — Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American...
Ann Price (2015)
The Associated PressATLANTA (AP) — Ann Price, the creator of the world famous Ghetto Burger, has passed away. She was 72.According to 11Alive.com (http://on.11alive.com/1G8MZbK ), Price was the...
Homaro Cantu, 38 (1976 - 2015)
By JASON KEYSER, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Chef Homaro Cantu, who artfully blended science and fine dining at his Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant, has died.The 38-year-old Cantu, one...
Jenny Wallenda (2015)
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, The Associated PressJenny Wallenda, 87, the matriarch of the famous family of high-flying circus performers, died late Saturday at her home in Sarasota, Florida, according...
Michael Jandreau, 71 (1943 - 2015)
By JAMES NORD, The Associated PressSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Michael Jandreau, who as the leader of South Dakota's Lower Brule Sioux Tribe for at least 35 years was known for a variety of economic...
Nan Tucker McEvoy (2015)
The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the San Francisco Chronicle's founding family to head the newspaper, died Thursday after a long convalescence. She was...
Richard Ford (2015)
The Associated PressGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The youngest half brother of late President Gerald Ford has died. He was 90.Richard Ford's death Friday in Grand Rapids was disclosed by the Gerald R....
Bernice Gordon, 101 (1914 - 2015)
The Associated PressPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernice Gordon, a prolific crossword constructor whose puzzles were published in major newspapers and brain-teaser books, has died at the age of 101.Gordon...
Andrew Fischer (2015)
By REGINA GARCIA CANO, The Associated PressSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Andrew Fischer was a stock clerk earning less than $100 a week in 1963 when a doctor explained why his pregnant wife's belly had...
Luke Martin, Jr. (2015)
By MARTHA WAGGONER, The Associated PressRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Luke Martin Jr., the son of an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died — 179 years after his father was born.Martin was 97 when...
Erica Morales (2015)
The Associated PressPHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman has died hours after giving birth to quadruplets.Nicole Todman, a family friend, says 36-year-old Erica Morales did not get to see her newborns...
Francesca Hilton (2015)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Francesca Hilton, the only child of sexy 1950s movie star and perennial celebrity Zsa Zsa Gabor, has died at 67. Hilton, whose father was hotel founder Conrad Hilton, died...