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2016 Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

In 2016, we've lost people who helped shape our world. This Memorial Site was created to remember celebrities and famous figures who have died in 2016 – from TV and movie stars to music legends, political movers and shakers to award-winning authors, and more. We also honor heroes – big and small – who made an impact.

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6/7/1958 - 4/21/2016

2016 Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson

Prince Rogers Nelson, the musical superstar known better simply as Prince, died April 21. He was 57. One of the best-selling musicians of all time, a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Prince won seven Grammy awards, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award. Songs including “When Doves Cry,” “Raspberry Beret,” and “Kiss” soared to popularity and became pop-culture staples, widely known by fans of all genres of music. His broad appeal was due in part to the eclectic combinations of...
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Florence Finch Obituary (AP News)

Florence Finch, an unsung World War II hero who...

William Christopher Obituary (AP News)

William Christopher, the actor who played the...

Istanbul Nightclub Shooting Victims Obituary (AP News)

At least 39 people have been killed and more...

Allan Williams Obituary (AP News)

Allan Williams, the first manager of the Beatles,...

Keion Carpenter Obituary (AP News)

Keion Carpenter, a former defensive back with the...

LaVell Edwards Obituary (AP News)

LaVell Edwards, the legendary Brigham Young...

Robert Hulseman Obituary (AP News)

Robert Hulseman, the former CEO who created the...

Debbie Reynolds Obituary (AP News)

Debbie Reynolds, the actress and singer who...

Vera Rubin Obituary (AP News)

Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who...

Barbara Tarbuck Obituary (AP News)

Barbara Tarbuck, an actress who appeared...

Richard Adams Obituary (AP News)

Richard Adams, the English novelist whose classic...

Carrie Fisher Obituary (AP News)

Carrie Fisher, the actress whose role as Princess...

Ricky Harris Obituary (AP News)

Ricky Harris, an actor, comedian, and producer...

George Irving Obituary (AP News)

George S. Irving, a Tony Award–winning actor who...

George Michael Obituary (AP News)

George Michael, the English pop singer who sold...

Rick Parfitt Obituary (AP News)

Rick Parfitt, the guitarist for the British rock...

Russian Military Plane Crash Victims Obituary (AP News)

A Russian military plane carrying members of the...

Valerie Fairman Obituary (AP News)

Valerie Fairman, a former reality television...

Fran Jeffries Obituary (AP News)

Fran Jeffries, a nightclub singer with a silky...

Marion Pritchard Obituary (AP News)

Marion Pritchard, a Dutch woman who saved the...

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