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RIP: Who We Lost in August 2020

by John Maxwell

Join us in a look back at some of the most notable lives that ended in August 2020

Read the full Legacy obituaries for the life stories of the people featured in this video:

Chadwick Boseman (1976–2020), star of Black Panther


Wilford Brimley (1934–2020), star of ‘Cocoon’ and Quaker Oats ads

Mary Hartline (1927–2020), star of early TV show ‘Super Circus’

Trini Lopez (1937–2020), ‘Lemon Tree’ singer

Daisy Coleman (1997–2020), subject of the documentary ‘Audrie & Daisy’

Ben Cross (1947–2020), ‘Chariots of Fire’ star

Lori Nelson (1933–2020), ‘Revenge of the Creature’ star

Tom Seaver (1944–2020), legendary New York Mets pitcher

‘Bullet’ Bob Armstrong (1939–2020), WWE Hall of Fame wrestler

James Harris (1950–2020), WWE wrestler known as Kamala

Dale Hawerchuk (1963–2020), Hockey Hall of Famer

Doris Buffett (1928–2020), philanthropist who was Warren Buffett’s sister

Landon Clifford (2001–2020), YouTube star

Steve Holland (1954–2020), Molly Hatchet guitarist

Jack Sherman (1956–2020), former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist

Frankie Banali (1951–2020), Quiet Riot drummer

Raymond Allen (1929–2020), ‘Sanford and Son’ actor

Frances Allen (1932–2020), pioneering computer scientist

Gerald Carr (1932–2020), Skylab 4 commander

Bob Ryland (1920–2020), first Black professional tennis player

John Thompson (1941–2020), legendary Georgetown basketball coach

Lute Olson (1934–2020), legendary Arizona basketball coach

Clifford Robinson (1966–2020), NBA star with the Portland Trail Blazers

Salome Bey (1933–2020), Canada’s first lady of the blues

Wayne Fontana (1945–2020), singer known for ‘The Game of Love’

Robert Kehoe (1922–2020), American WWII hero of the French Resistance

Russell LeeRoy Pickett (2020), one of few soldiers to survive first wave of D-Day

Linda Manz (1961–2020), ‘Days of Heaven’ star

Reni Santoni (1939–2020), actor who played Poppie in ‘Seinfeld’

Chi Chi DeVayne (1985–2020), ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star

Robert Trump (1948–2020), businessman who was Donald Trump’s brother

Justin Townes Earle (1982–2020), singer-songwriter, Steve Earle’s son

Revisit last month’s video:

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