Maurice White

Singer Maurice White, 74, the founder of soul group Earth, Wind & Fire, died on Feb. 3, 2016.

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Daniel Gerson

Screenwriter Daniel Gerson (right), well known for “Monsters, Inc.” died on Feb. 6, 2016 after a battle with brain cancer.

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Joe Alaskey

Celebrated voice actor Joe Alaskey, the voice of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, died on Feb. 4, 2016, after a battle with cancer. 

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Terry Wogan

Beloved Irish TV and radio broadcaster Terry Wogan died at the age of 77 after a “short but brave battle with cancer” on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016.

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Paul Kantner

Paul Kantner, one of the founding members of 1960s San Francisco psychedelic rock band Jefferson Airplane, died on Jan. 28, 2016 at 74.

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Abe Vigoda

Character actor Abe Vigoda, whose leathery, sunken-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series “Barney Miller” and the doomed Mafia soldier in “The Godfather,” died on Jan. 27, 2016 at age 94.

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Glenn Frey

Founding Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey died on Jan. 18, 2016 at the age of 67.

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Dan Haggerty

Dan Haggerty, the rugged, bearded actor who starred in the film and TV series “The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams,” died on Jan. 15, 2016 at 74.



Alan RIckman

Alan Rickman died at 69 after a battle with cancer. Rickman’s career spanned decades, including a role in the Harry Potter franchise, 1988’s “Die Hard” and “Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves.”

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David Margulies

Veteran character actor David Margulies, who was best known for playing the mayor in “Ghostbusters,” died on Jan. 11, 2016. He was 78.



David Bowie

David Bowie, legendary singer, artistic chameleon and Grammy-winning songwriter, died on Jan. 10, 2016. He was 69.

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Michael Galeota

Former Disney Channel star Michael Galeota, who was best known for playing Nick Lighter on “The Jersey,” died on Jan. 10, 2016 the age of 31.

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Otis Clay

Hall of fame rhythm and blues artist Otis Clay, 73, known as much for his big heart and charitable work as for his singing internationally, died on Jan. 8, 2016.

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Pat Harrington Jr.

Actor Pat Harrington Jr., left, who won acclaim as the buttinsky building superintendent who rarely fixed anything on the long-running 1970s sitcom, “One Day at a Time,” died on Jan. 6, 2016. He was 86.



Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez, the former principal conductor the New York Philharmonic and one of the leading figures in modern classical music, died on Jan. 5, 2016 at age 90.



Nicholas Caldwell

Nicholas Caldwell, co-founder and singer with the California R&B group The Whispers, died on Jan. 5, 2015. He was 71.

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Vilmos Zsigmond

Vilmos Zsigmond, winner of an Oscar for his work on Steven Spielberg’s “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” died at the age of 85 on Jan. 1, 2016. 

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