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Famous People Obituaries

Famous People Obituaries help to make their lives and work a little closer to the rest of us. When famous people pass away, it can be a shock to the community because their life and work as touched many people far and near. Here are selected Famous People's Obituaries.

Letter: Peter Katin obituary
26 Apr 2015 at 11:19am
by Peter Scott-Presland
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Janet Turner obituary
26 Apr 2015 at 7:05am
by Lynda Relph-Knight
Pioneer of architectural lighting design keen to encourage new talent Continue reading...

Robert Rietti obituary
24 Apr 2015 at 12:05pm
by Michael Freedland
Actor best known for his voice, who dubbed in a number of James Bond films Continue reading...

Sir Christopher Bayly obituary
23 Apr 2015 at 1:08pm
by Richard Drayton
Leading historian of India who took an Asian-centred view of the British empire Continue re...

Tony Eldridge obituary
23 Apr 2015 at 1:06pm
by Dan van der Vat
Naval war hero who played a key role as a torpedo ?charioteer? Continue reading...

Letter: John Webster obituary
23 Apr 2015 at 11:52am
by Simon Aumônier
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Jim Fanning, manager and executive with Montreal Expos, dies a...
26 Apr 2015 at 7:05pm
by news services
Jim Fanning, the longtime Montreal Expos executive who guided the club to its only playoff ...

John D. Steinbruner, scholar of foreign and defense policy, di...
25 Apr 2015 at 8:23pm
by Bart Barnes, David Hoffman
John D. Steinbruner, an influential author and scholar who advised political leaders and ov...

Bruce Alger, firebrand Republican congressman from Texas, dies...
25 Apr 2015 at 7:15pm
by Matt Schudel
Bruce Alger, a provocative Republican congressman from Texas whose staunch conservative vie...

Washington-area obituaries of note
25 Apr 2015 at 3:55pm
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Cynthia Littlefie...

Richard Corliss, Time magazine film critic, dies at 71
24 Apr 2015 at 7:44pm
by News Services, Staff Reports
Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, died April 23 in New York City...

Sawyer Sweeten, child actor on ?Everybody Loves Raymond,? dies...
24 Apr 2015 at 10:12am
Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano?s twin sons in the CBS comedy ?Everybody Loves...

Robert Rietti, voiceover actor - obituary
22 Apr 2015 at 1:41pm
by Telegraph Staff
Actor known as 'The Man of a Thousand Voices' whose fruity tones dubbed the dialogue of sco...

Viv Nicholson, pools winner - obituary
12 Apr 2015 at 1:54pm
by Telegraph Staff
Factory worker from Yorkshire whose life spectacularly unravelled after her husband won the...

Dr Fredric Brandt, dermatologist - obituary
6 Apr 2015 at 11:45am
by Telegraph Staff
American dermatologist who crafted a 'New New Face' for wealthy clients - using himself as ...

Cynthia Lennon - obituary
1 Apr 2015 at 1:32pm
by Telegraph Staff
Wife of John Lennon whose 10-year relationship fell apart when he met Yoko Ono




Sam Simon, Simpsons co-creator - obituary
9 Mar 2015 at 6:02pm
by Telegraph Staff
Comedy writer and producer whose greatest success was as the co-creator of The Simpsons




June Randall, script supervisor - obituary
28 Feb 2015 at 7:55am
by Telegraph Staff
Continuity girl who kept James Bond up to scratch and worked with Stanley Kubrick




Jim Fanning, Expos? First General Manager, Dies at 87
26 Apr 2015 at 9:29pm
by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Hired in 1968, a year before their first season, Mr. Fanning spent 25 years with the team, ...

Frederic Morton, Author Who Chronicled the Rothschilds, Dies a...
26 Apr 2015 at 12:28pm
by BRUCE WEBER
Mr. Morton, who as a child fled Austria and the Nazis with his family, often wrote about hi...

Gilbert Haroche, Builder of an Economy Travel Empire, Dies at 87
25 Apr 2015 at 7:25pm
by SAM ROBERTS
Mr. Haroche was a founder of Liberty Travel, which grew from a two-man operation to the lar...

Ellen Turner Dies at 87; Opened Kitchen to Feed the Needy of K...
25 Apr 2015 at 7:02pm
by LES NEUHAUS
Ms. Turner and her twin sister founded the Love Kitchen in 1986 in a church basement in Kno...

William Price Fox, Southern Novelist, Is Dead at 89
25 Apr 2015 at 6:57pm
by BRUCE WEBER
Mr. Fox, known for his well-honed countrified voice, wrote about things dear to South Carol...

Richard Corliss, 71, Longtime Film Critic for Time, Dies
24 Apr 2015 at 9:19pm
by BRUCE WEBER
Mr. Corliss was known for his firm opinions and punchy prose, melding the forthright Time s...