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Willie Williams, 72 (1943 - 2016)
Willie Williams, the first African-American chief of the Philadelphia and Los Angeles police departments, died April 27, according to the Los Angeles Times. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Ecuador Earthquake Victims (2016)
A powerful earthquake that struck the central coast of Ecuador has killed at least 233 people. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.
Doug Banks, 57 (1958 - 2016)
Doug Banks, who hosted his nationally syndicated radio talk show, "The Doug Banks Morning Show," died Monday of complications of diabetes in Miami, Florida, according to multiple news sources, including The Associated Press. He was 57. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Melinda Rose Woodward, 75 (2016)
Melinda Rose Woodward, the longtime wife of the Welsh singer Tom Jones, died Sunday morning of cancer in California, Jones announced. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Chief Joseph Medicine Crow, 102 (1913 - 2016)
Joseph Medicine Crow, the respected historian of Montana's Crow tribe, died Sunday in Billings, Montana, according to multiple news sources, including The Associated Press. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Pakistan Bombing Victims (2016)
A suicide bomber in Pakistan's southwestern city of Lahore has killed at least 50 people, according to CNN. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Flydubai Flight 981 Crash Victims (2016)
All 62 people aboard Flydubai Flight 981 were killed when it crashed in Rostov-on-Don, Russia on March 19, 2016, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com,...
Ankara, Turkey Car Bomb Victims (2016)
A blast killed at least 27 people and wounded another 75 in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, March 13, 2016, according the BBC News. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Lloyd Shapley, 92 (1923 - 2016)
Lloyd Shapley, a co-winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in economics, has died, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Yolande Betbeze Fox, 87 (1928 - 2016)
Yolande Betbeze Fox, the beauty queen who was crowned 1951's Miss America Pageant representative and raised a ruckus after refusing to tour the U.S. in revealing swimsuits, has died. For full...
Samuel Willenberg, 93 (1923 - 2016)
Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of the Treblinka Nazi death camp, died Friday in Israel at the age of 93. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...