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.
Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher, who negotiated s...
21 Mar 2011 at 6:05pm
by Bart Barnes Special to the Washington Post
Warren M. Christopher led the State Department during President Bill Clinton's first term.
Cleo Johnson, founder of nation's first black-owned modeling s...
21 Mar 2011 at 6:00pm
by Lauren Wiseman
Cleo Johnson started the country's first black-owned modeling school in the 1950s.
A Local Life: John Hoke, 85, never ran out of inventive ideas
22 Mar 2011 at 12:20am
by Emma Brown
John Hoke invented an air-conditioned pith helmet powered by solar energy.
Carol Anne Patt, cataloguer
19 Mar 2011 at 7:03pm
Carol Anne Patt, 50, a cataloguer with the Library of Congress and Drug Enforcement Adminis...
Nancy B. Landon, book buyer
19 Mar 2011 at 6:55pm
Nancy B. Landon, 74, who was the children's book buyer for two stores in suburban Maryland ...
Brian Greenhoff obituary
23 May 2013 at 12:28pm
by Julie Welch
One of two footballing brothers best known for their performance in the 1977 FA Cup Final w...
Henri Dutilleux obituary
22 May 2013 at 1:43pm
by Roger Nichols
One of France's leading composers, he used colour, harmony and form to magical effectHenri ...
Wendy Woods obituary
22 May 2013 at 1:03pm
by Peter Hain
"Who do you think you are, Donald Woods?" his wife, Wendy ? played by Penelope Wilton in Ri...
Mick McManus obituary
22 May 2013 at 11:45am
by John Lister
One of the big-name professional wrestlers of the 1960s and 70s who found fame on televisio...
Steve Forrest, ?S.W.A.T.? Actor, Dies at 87
23 May 2013 at 11:10pm
by By MARGALIT FOX
Mr. Forrest starred in films, onstage and in British television but was best known for ABC?...
Ray Manzarek, 74, Rock Keyboardist And a Founder of the Doors,...
23 May 2013 at 9:32pm
by By JON PARELES
Mr. Manzarek played a key role in creating the group?s psychedelic sound, which could be ha...
George Sauer, Jets Receiver and Rebel, Is Dead at 69
23 May 2013 at 5:37pm
by By FRANK LITSKY
Mr. Sauer, who was a wide receiver for the Jets, played a pivotal role in the team?s Super ...
Heinrich Rohrer, Physicist Who Won Nobel, Dies at 79
23 May 2013 at 5:22pm
by By DOUGLAS MARTIN
Dr. Rohrer helped invent the scanning tunneling microscope, which made it possible to see i...
Vernon McGarity, Medal of Honor Winner, Dies at 91
23 May 2013 at 4:47pm
by By DOUGLAS MARTIN
Mr. McGarity, who received the Medal of Honor, was a technical sergeant in the 99th Infantr...