Other 2016 leavers … John Glenn [ July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016] – Astronaut and later a senator … US’s Yuri Doris Roberts [ . .1925 – 2016 ] – Marie Barone on the popular TV comedy “Everybody Loves Raymond” [Click Here – You know you want to …]
New vacancies on the perch!
Their Obits are widely available, my usual “GO TO” [Yuk!] source was, of course, The Times. Alas this is [and has been for sometime ] behind a pay-wall, but The Independent and Teh Grauniad are good alternatives …and if all else fails there is the telegraph
Others who inspired, influenced or were part of my life (albeit from afar), but left in 2013 Ray Manzarek [12.02.1939 -20.05.2013] – Keyboard player , Doors… Influential Band Alan Whicker [,02.08.1921-11.07.2013] – Journalist and broadcaster… Great entertainment and of course [Click Here – You know you want to …]
The witch is dead!
Class of 2012
Neil Armstrong Biogs Nasa Wi-Ki I wont attempt to re-write an obit – go look at the Grauniad and Telegraph [TheTimes , some of the best, is now behind a paywall so no link] I was woken up in 1969 [Click Here – You know you want to …]
Further reading about the folk no longer with us Legacy.com – pretty US-centric, but the odd foriegner does sneek in… Actors Politics Sports People Writers Papers theguardian