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2012 Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

In 2012, stories of tragedy filled the news. We wept at news of shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a Colorado movie theater, a Sikh temple, an Ohio high school. We mourned the lives lost and the devastation left behind by Superstorm Sandy and a series of tornadoes in the Midwest and South. We lost favorite celebrities of screen and song like Andy Griffith, Whitney Houston, Dick Clark and more… and we said goodbye to heroes, from Neil Armstrong to Victoria Soto.

This site was created to honor and remember celebrities, actors, athletes, musicians, journalists, politicians and other notable public figures who died in 2012.
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2012 Memorials: Remembering Jim Davenport

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jim Davenport, an Associated Press reporter who worked doggedly to inform people in South Carolina about what their governors, lawmakers and other powerful officials were doing with their tax money and their influence, died Monday, according to his wife, Debra. He was 54. Davenport died after battling cancer for two years. Davenport was a tenacious reporter. He not only was the first reporter to tell the world in 2009 that Gov. Mark Sanford had been missing for a...
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Recently Added Memorials | 2012

Rita Levi-Montalcini Obituary (AP News)

ROME (AP) — Rita Levi-Montalcini, a biologist who...

Tony Greig Obituary (AP News)

SYDNEY (AP) — Tony Greig, the South Africa-born...

Richard Bennett Obituary (AP News)

LONDON (AP) - British composer, pianist and...

Harry Carey Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harry Carey Jr., a character...

Terry Glover Obituary (AP News)

CHICAGO (AP) - Terry Glover, the managing editor...

Fontella Bass Obituary (AP News)

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Fontella Bass, a St. Louis-born...

Houston McCoy Obituary (AP News)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Austin police officer...

H. Schwarzkopf Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Gen. H. Norman...

Gerry Anderson Obituary (AP News)

LONDON (AP) — Gerry Anderson, puppetry pioneer...

Joe Krivak Obituary (AP News)

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Joe Krivak, Maryland's...

Charles Durning Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charles Durning grew up in...

Jack Klugman Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Klugman, the prolific,...

Bill McBride Obituary (AP News)

MIAMI (AP) - Bill McBride, the Florida Democrat...

Firefighter Shooting Obituary (AP News)

WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — The police chief in Webster,...

Richard Adams Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Adams, who used both...

Ryan Freel Obituary (AP News)

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Freel, a former Major League...

Lee Dorman Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lee Dorman, the bassist for...

Spencer Cox Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — AIDS activist Spencer Cox, who...

Elwood Jensen Obituary (AP News)

CINCINNATI (AP) - Elwood Jensen, an award-winning...

Robert Bork Obituary (AP News)

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Robert H. Bork, who stepped...

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The 2012 Memorial Site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the Legacy.com network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

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