Friday, December 29, 2006
Bulletproof Bracelets ~ Obituaries 2006
Shelley Winters 85, actress, heart failure.
Chris Penn 40, actor, multiple medication intake.
Coretta Scott King 78, civil rights leader, ovarian cancer.
Al Lewis 82, actor (Grandpa Munster), natural causes.
Betty Friedan 85, feminist & writer, heart failure.
Bruce Hart 68, lyricist for Sesame Street, lung cancer.
Don Knotts 81, actor, lung cancer.
Jack Wild 53, actor (H.R. Pufnstuf) oral cancer.
Dana Reeve 45, activist, lung cancer.
Syd Barrett, 60, founding member of Pink Floyd, cancer.
Desmond Dekker 64, Jamaican ska pioneer, heart attack.
Alex Troth 77, comic book artist & cartoonist, natural causes.
Paul Gleason 67, character actor, mesothelioma.
Aaron Spelling 83, television producer, stroke.
George Kashdan 78, editor of DC Comics, natural causes.
Red Buttons 87, comedian, vascaular disease.
Bruno Kirby 57, actor, leukemia.
Jennifer Moss 61, actress (Coronation Street)
Frances Bergen 84, actress, died after lengthy illness.
Wilson Pickett 64, musician, heart attack.
Peter Benchley 65, author (Jaws, The Deep) lung disease.
Darren McGavin 83, actor, natural causes.
Maureen Stapleton 80, actress, natural causes.
Billy Preston 60, musician, died of kidney failure.
Robert Donner 75, character actor, heart attack.
Jack Warden 85, actor, died after a lengthy illness.
Joe Rosenthal 94, photographer, natural causes.
Steve Irwin 44, conservationist, stingray barb to the heart.
Robert Earl Jones 96, actor, natural causes.
Francais Tullis 70, mother of Rusty (MASK) motorcycle accident.
Freddy Fender 69, musician, lung cancer.
Sandy West 47, cofounder of The Runaways, lung cancer.
Adrienne Shelly 40, actress, murdered.
Ed Bradley 65, journalist, leukemia.
Jack Palance 87, actor, natural causes.Robert Altman 81, director, leukemia.
Peter Boyle 71, actor, blood cancer.
Mike Evans 57, actor, throat cancer.
Joseph Barbera 95, producer/animator, natural causes.
James Brown 73, musician, pneumonia.
Gerald R. Ford 93, 38th President of the U.S, natural causes.