Sadly, each year we look back and remember the people we have lost. Celebrities get the greater attention but the pain of loss is no less intense for those family and friends we lost and who do not have the famed stature of others.
May they rest in peace…
PENNY MARSHALL, actress, Laverne & Shirley, director
Ricky Jay, character actor, all will recall when they see him in a role
Hee Haw, country western music master, Yesterday when I was young.
STAN LEE, Marvel Comics, great escapism for many young people
BURT REYNOLDS, Smoky & the Bandit made trucking industry CBs alive
ARETHA FRANKLIN, the Queen of Soul
JOEL ROBUCHON, the king of haute cuisine in France.
ANTHONY BOURDAIN, culinary bad boy, renowned raconteur, chef
VERNE TROYER, a giant in overcoming gigantic obstacles in life
HARRY ANDERSON, Night Court
MILOS FORMAN, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
STEVE BOCHCO, Hill Street Blues as a start
STEPHEN HAWKING, discussions with God now
DAVID OGDEN STIERS, M.A.S.H. surgeon….and HOT LIPS