Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22 (1993 - 2015)

    Bobbi Kristina  Brown

    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of singers Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, died July 26, 2015, having been in a coma since Jan. 31, 2015. She was 22. ATLANTA (AP) — A representative for the Houston family has said Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive...

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  • Vic Firth, 85 (1930 - 2015)

    Vic Firth

    Renowned musician and visionary drumstick maker Everett "Vic" Firth has died at the age of 85, according to a statement on his website. "Vic was an inspiration to all of us. He was a visionary, a mentor, a leader and a friend," reads the memorial on www.vicfirth.com. "He always said he surrounded himself with the best people, but the truth is he brought out the best in all of us. His boundless...

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  • Ann Rule, 83 (2015)

    Ann Rule

    True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at age 83, according to the Associated Press. Rule died at Highline Medical Center on Sunday evening, said Scott Thompson, a spokesman for CHI Franciscan Health. Rule's daughter, Leslie Rule, said on Facebook that her mother had numerous health issues, including congestive heart failure. ...

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (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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