2014 Year In Review

Remembering the lives of the most notable personalities lost in 2014

Other Celebrity Deaths

  • Luke Martin, Jr. (2015)

    Luke Martin, Jr.

    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 he died Sunday at his home in New Bern, North Carolina, said his daughter, Fannie Martin-Williams. Her father, who suffered from congestive heart failure and other ailments, had been in declining...

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  • Erica Morales (2015)

    Erica Morales

    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 before she passed away early Friday morning at Banner Good Samaritan hospital in Phoenix.Todman says Morales was about seven months into her pregnancy when she delivered three girls and one boy Thursday...

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  • Francesca Hilton (2015)

    Francesca Hilton

    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 Monday night at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles following an apparent heart attack or stroke, said her publicist, Edward Lozzi. Lozzi said he had been chatting with Hilton by phone just...

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  • Mary Ann Mobley, 77 (1937 - 2014)

    Mary Ann Mobley

    The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Miss America who went on to appear in movies with Elvis Presley and make documentary films around the world has died.A spokesman for the University of Mississippi confirmed Mary Ann Mobley Collins died Tuesday in Beverly Hills, California, after a battle with breast cancer. She was 77.Danny Blanton of Ole Miss said Mobley Collins was close friends...

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  • Queen Fabiola, 86 (1928 - 2014)

    Queen Fabiola

    By RAF CASERT, The Associated PressBRUSSELS (AP) — Queen Fabiola, who was inseparable from her husband, the late King Baudouin, and popular across much of Belgium, died on Friday. She was 86.The royal palace said she died at her Stuyvenberg castle in Brussels, and no cause of death was given. However, she had used a wheelchair, was increasingly frail looking and limited her public appearances...

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