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Riverside, California Plane Crash Victims (2017)
Three people were killed and two others injured Monday when a small plane plunged into two homes in Riverside, California, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Neil Fingleton, 36 (1980 - 2017)
Neil Fingleton, the British-born professional basketball player turned "Game of Thrones" actor, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Judge Joseph A. Wapner, 97 (1919 - 2017)
Joseph A. Wapner, the judge who presided over the birth of the courtroom-reality TV genre, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, after having been hospitalized earlier in the week, according to multiple news reports. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)
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,...
Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)
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.
Bill Paxton, 61 (1955 - 2017)
Bill Paxton, the Emmy Award-nominated actor, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, of complications from surgery, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click...
Leon Ware, 77 (1940 - 2017)
Leon Ware, a soul singer-songwriter and producer, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Christopher Wiggins, 86 (1931 - 2017)
Canadian character actor Christopher Wiggins, known for roles in "Friday's Curse" and "Swiss Family Robinson," died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Alan Colmes, 66 (1950 - 2017)
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host who was the liberal political commentator for Fox News, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, of lymphoma, according to multiple news sources. He was 66. For full...
Brenda Buttner, 55 (1961 - 2017)
Brenda Buttner, the host of "Bulls & Bears" on Fox News, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, of cancer, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Melbourne, Australia, Plane Crash Victims (2017)
A chartered airplane carrying five people in Australia crashed into a shopping center Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, 2017, shortly after taking off from Melbourne's Essendon International Airport. For...
Larry Coryell, 73 (1943 - 2017)
Larry Coryell, the Texas-born jazz guitarist who was known as the Godfather of Fusion, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, of natural causes in his hotel room in New York City, according to multiple news...
Patrick Macnee, 93 (1922 - 2015)
Patrick Macnee, who played a stylish secret agent on the 1960s television series "The Avengers," has died. He was 93. Macnee, who died Thursday of natural causes in Rancho Mirage, California,...
Massachusetts Plane Crash Victims (2015)
Three people died Sunday evening in Massachusetts after a small plane crashed into a single-family home, according to Massachusetts State Police. At about 6 p.m. Sunday, the small plane crashed into...
Marva Collins, 78 (1936 - 2015)
Marva Collins, the Chicago education pioneer who won praise for her innovative teaching approach at the West Side school she launched in 1975, died Wednesday of natural causes. She was 78. Her...
Don Featherstone, 79 (2015)
The Associated PressBOSTON (AP) — The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch, has died. Donald Featherstone was 79.Featherstone's wife, Nancy, told...
Sister Nirmala Joshi, 81 (2015)
The Associated PressKOLKATA, India (AP) — The Indian nun who replaced Mother Teresa as head of the Missionaries of Charity died early Tuesday, the organization said. Sister Nirmala Joshi was 81.Her...
Walter Scheib, 61 (1954 - 2015)
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Searchers have found the body of a former White House chef who had been missing for more than a week after going hiking in the New Mexico mountains, authorities said. The body...
Elson Floyd, 59 (2015)
The Associated PressPULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Elson Floyd, president of Washington State University, has died at 59 of complications from colon cancer.Floyd had been president since 2007 and went on...
Laura Myers, 53 (2015)
By KIMBERLY PIERCEALL, The Associated PressLAS VEGAS (AP) — Laura Myers, a veteran Associated Press reporter and editor who led the news cooperative's coverage of foreign affairs as the country...
Ralph Roberts, 95 (1920 - 2015)
By TALI ARBEL, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Ralph Roberts, who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into one of the nation's largest entertainment companies, has died....
John David Crow, 79 (1935 - 2015)
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - John David Crow, the bruising running back who won the 1957 Heisman Trophy with Texas A&M before a Pro Bowl career in the NFL, has died. He was 79. The university...