In Memoriam

Those who have passed.

Glen Campbell, the Rhinestone Cowboy, has died at 81. Laid to rest in Arkansas.

Glen Campbell, the Rhinestone Cowboy, has died at 81. Laid to rest in Arkansas.

  Country icon Glen Campbell was laid to rest on Wednesday, August 9, during a private ceremony in his hometown of Delight, Arkansas.     Glen Campbell, the grinning, high-pitched entertainer who had such hits as “Rhinestone Cowboy” and spanned country, pop, television and movies, has died. He was 81. Campbell’s publicist Sandy Brokaw says […]

Sam Shepard, playwright and actor dead at 73

Sam Shepard, playwright and actor dead at 73

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Sam Shepard has died at the age of 73 following his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was surrounded by his children, Jesse, Hannah and Walker, and his sisters, Sandy and Roxanne Rogers. “The family requests privacy at this difficult time,” family spokesman Chris Boneau said. Shepard […]

Joan Lee, wife of Stan Lee, dies

Joan Lee, wife of Stan Lee, dies

Joan Lee, wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, has died. She was 93. Lee, who was married to her husband for 69 years, died quietly Thursday morning surrounded by loved ones, a statement read. No further details were released, and the family asked in the statement that their privacy be respected as they grieve. […]

Stephen Furst, Flounder in ‘Animal House,’ dies at 63

Stephen Furst, Flounder in ‘Animal House,’ dies at 63

Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie “Animal House,” has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday. Furst was 63. Furst died Friday at his home in Moorpark, California, north of Los Angeles, said his son, Nathan Furst. Stephen Furst has starred in many motion pictures and television […]

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