Posts Tagged ‘Obituaries – 2008’

2008 Celebrity Deaths…

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008


Celebrity deaths of 2008


Heath Ledger


Actors, actresses and entertainers



Actor Paul Newman died this year. So did Larry Harmon, who was better known as “Bozo the Clown”; W. Mark Felt, who was the mysterious “Deep Throat”; and William Stulla, who as “Engineer Bill” delighted a generation of children with a glass of milk.


William F. Buckley, the father of the modern conservative movement, also left the scene, as did singer and self-proclaimed “sex kitten” Eartha Kitt and the Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter.


Millionaire Steve Fossett’s adventurer’s life came to an end after a plane crash on a California hillside. And, after 28 years in a coma, socialite Martha “Sunny” von Bulow died in December.     (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for a list of celebrity deaths in 2008)


(Source: Los Angeles Times)




Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Recent Obituaries of Note


Fred Haines, 72, film writer and director, Los Angeles Times, May 22, 2008



Sandy Howard, 80; produced ‘A Man Called Horse,’ Los Angeles Times, May 18, 2008



Ruth Simpson, 82; gay liberation leader author, Los Angeles Times, May 17, 2008



Warren Cowan, 87; legendary Hollywood publicist, Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2008