Wednesday, August 20, 2014


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Family Members of Pope Francis
Three of Pope Francis' family members have died...
Don Pardo
Durable television and radio announcer...
Jim Jeffords
Former U.S. Senator...

Legends & Legacies

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Elmore Leonard's Memorable Characters

Elmore Leonard's Memorable Characters


Author Elmore Leonard, who died a year ago this week at 87, wrote more than 40 books during his prolific career. To honor Leonard, whose characters will never die, Legacy.com looks at some of his memorable creations...

Patrick Swayze's High-kicking Life

Patrick Swayze's High-kicking Life


Patrick Swayze's powerful charisma and charm helped to define masculinity in 1980s America. At once an action star and a gifted dancer, he enjoyed a successful...

Fess Parker: Winemaker

Fess Parker: Winemaker


Forty years after he'd made his name portraying Davy Crockett, actor Fess Parker still had fans seeking autographs and photos. But they wouldn't go to the Walt Disney lot to find him...

What to Say – and Not Say – to the Bereaved

When someone you care about is grieving, it's hard to find the right words. Learn how to write a condolence note and get tips on providing comfort and support in times of loss.
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What You Need to Know Before the Funeral

Get expert advice on funeral and memorial service planning, funeral customs in different faiths, what to wear to a funeral, and more.
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How to Write an Obituary or Eulogy

Writing an obituary or eulogy can be a daunting task, but our experts are here to help. Get advice on what (and who) to include in the obituary, how to write a meaningful eulogy, and more.
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2014 Memorial Site
2014 Remembering celebrities who died and the year's notable deaths
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial Site | Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons/Vince Alongi
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Paying tribute to U.S. veterans of the Iraq-Afghan wars
Remember 9/11 Memorial Site
Remember 9/11 Honoring those we lost on Sept. 11, 2001