Other Celebrity Deaths

  • The Duchess of Alba, 88 (1926 - 2014)

    The Duchess  of Alba

    CIARAN GILES, The Associated PressMADRID (AP) — The Duchess of Alba, one of Spain's wealthiest and most colorful aristocrats and recognized as the world's most titled noble, has died. She was 88.Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva was related to Winston Churchill and shared toys with the future Queen Elizabeth — they were born less than a month apart — while living in...

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  • Mary Alison Glen-Haig (2014)

    Mary Alison Glen-Haig

    The Associated PressLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — One of the first women to be a member of the International Olympic Committee, Britain's Mary Alison Glen-Haig, has died. She was 96.Glen-Haig, who was a member from 1982 to 1994, died on Saturday, the IOC said in a statement.Glen-Haig competed in fencing events at four Olympics from 1948 to 1960 and later became an official of the sport's...

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  • Jack Broughton, 89 (1925 - 2014)

    Jack Broughton

    The Associated PressLAGUNA HILLS, California (AP) — Jack Broughton, the decorated Air Force fighter pilot who flew more than 200 missions in Korea and Vietnam and later became an outspoken critic of the White House and military leaders, has died.Broughton died Oct. 24 at a hospital in California, his son Mark said Wednesday. He was 89 and had been treated for a variety of ailments.As a star...

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  • Clark McEntire (2014)

    Clark McEntire

    The Associated PressCOALGATE, Okla. (AP) — The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma.A post on the singer's verified Twitter account Friday says Clark McEntire passed away Thursday night in Coalgate.The director of Brown's Funeral Service in nearby Atoka confirmed the death, saying McEntire had been in declining health since suffering a stroke a few years ago. He was...

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  • Jean Sawyer Hayes (2014)

    Jean Sawyer Hayes

    The Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jean Sawyer Hayes, the 94-year-old mother of ABC journalist Diane Sawyer, has died.Pearson's Funeral Home confirmed the death but said obituary information wasn't available yet. She died Wednesday after a long illness.The Courier-Journal said Hayes was a Monticello, Kentucky, native and a longtime elementary school teacher.Sawyer told the newspaper...

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