Posts Tagged ‘Obituaries – 2008’

2008 Celebrity Deaths…

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

OBITUARY

Celebrity deaths of 2008

 

Heath Ledger

 

Actors, actresses and entertainers

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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)

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Obits…

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Recent Obituaries of Note

 

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

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

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

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

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