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2008 Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

2008 was a year that will be remembered for the history-making election of President Barack Obama and the beginning of a devastating global financial crisis. It will also be remembered for the deaths of a number of noteworthy individuals from Heath Ledger to Paul Newman, Bo Diddley to Bobby Fisher, Estelle Getty to Bernie Mac. This memorial site was created to honor and remember celebrities, actors, athletes, musicians, journalists, politicians and other notable public figures who died in 2008.
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2008 Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac blended style, authority and a touch of self-aware bluster to make audiences laugh as well as connect with him. For Mac, who died Saturday at age 50, it was a winning mix, delivering him from a poor childhood to stardom as a standup comedian, in films including the casino heist caper "Ocean's Eleven" and his acclaimed sitcom "The Bernie Mac Show." Though his comedy drew on tough experiences as a black man, he had mainstream appeal — befitting inspiration he found in a wide range...
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George Francis Obituary (AP News)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — George Francis, the nation's...

Freddie Hubbard Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Grammy-winning jazz musician...

Robert Graham Obituary (AP News)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Sculptor Robert...

Hillary Waugh Obituary (AP News)

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Novelist Hillary Waugh,...

California Party Shooting Victims Obituary (AP News)

COVINA, Calif. (AP) - Eight bodies were found...

Eartha Kitt Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Eartha Kitt, a sultry singer,...

Harold Pinter Obituary (AP News)

LONDON (AP) — British Nobel laureate Harold...

Dock Ellis Obituary (AP News)

Dock Ellis, who infamously claimed he pitched a...

Caylee Anthony Obituary (AP News)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Remains found in the woods...

Mark Felt Obituary (AP News)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — W. Mark Felt, the former FBI...

Sam Bottoms Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sam Bottoms, who had small but...

Majel Roddenberry Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Majel Barrett Roddenberry, the...

Dave Smith Obituary (AP News)

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Dave Smith, a former All-Star...

Sammy Baugh Obituary (AP News)

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sammy Baugh, who set...

Bettie Page Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES – Bettie Page, the 1950s...

Robert Prosky Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Prosky, a character...

San Diego Fighter Jet Crash Victims Obituary (AP News)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A minister says one of the...

Nina Foch Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nina Foch, the Dutch-born...

Beverly Garland Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beverly Garland, the B-movie...

Sunny von Bulow Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Martha "Sunny" von Bulow, the...

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This 2008 memorial site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the Legacy.com network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

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