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Notable Deaths | December 27, 2014

Buddy DeFranco

Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco — who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era — has died at the age of 91, his family said Friday.

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Year In Review | December 27, 2014

Celebrity Deaths 2014 - Photos

Each year we lose a number of people known far and wide for their talents and accomplishments. Though these famous figures have died, their legacies live on and continue to inspire and bring joy. Join us as we remember celebrities who died in 2014.

DOLORES CAPUTO
Dolores R. Caputo Retired Newark Police Officer...
Wayne Castle
Wayne B. Castle Lansing, Michigan Age 82,...
Charles Daniels
Charles Robert "Bob" Daniels May 13,...
Robert DeNardo
Robert (Bobby) DeNardo Sr. On Monday, Dec. 22,...
Chief James Gulluscio
Chief James R. Gulluscio, 84, beloved husband of...
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Grief Support | December 27, 2014

Handling the Holidays

Holidays don’t always feel joyous, especially when you've lost someone you hoped to share them with. Here are tips on finding meaning and comfort in the days ahead.

This Week in History | December 27, 2014

December 21-28, 2014

We took a look in the history books to learn who made news this week in history. View today’s notables or browse through other dates.

Did You Know? Japan has one of the highest cremation rates in the world - 99.9% (compared to approximately 40% in the United States).
Funny Obituaries Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.
Inspirational Lives
Elizabeth Edwards
She's remembered for being both a savvy political adviser and a wonderful mother.
Matthew Jacko
A brave 7-year-old who launched a project to give stuffed animals to other sick children.
Eric Lentz
He created an idyllic camp for young cancer patients before dying of cancer himself.
Tugce Albayrak
She died on her 23rd birthday after struggling to protect two younger girls.
Aaron Joseph Purmort
Before he died, he made his family smile by penning a humorous obituary.
Alexander Muñoz
He lit up his loved ones’ lives and united a community in the fight against brain cancer.
The song is ended but the melody lingers on.
-Irving Berlin
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