Death bulletin - 19 December 2008
FBI official W. Mark Felt, who, as "Deep Throat"(No, not that "Deep Throat", get your mind out of the gutter), supplied information to the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal.
Tuesday, 16 December
Sam Bottoms, actor ("Apocalypse Now"), of brain cancer, 53.
Thursday, 18 December
Majel Barrett, actress (Nurse Chapel on "Star Trek"), of leukemia, 76. She was the wife of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry.
Death bulletin - 25 December 2008
Singer/actress Eartha Kitt ("Santa Baby") died today of colon cancer, Also played Catwoman on the original "Batman" TV series.
John Travolta's 16-year-old son dies in Bahamas. Jett Travolta was autistic, and passed away during a family vacation due to a seizure.
Ricardo Montalban dies, 88 years young.
Noooo! Edward the Longshanks is dead?
He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
-Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NIV84)
Deaths reported during the week ending 24 January 2009
Saturday, 17 January
Susanna Foster, actress ("Phantom of the Opera"), 84.
Sunday, 18 January
Kathleen Byron, actress ("Black Narcissus"), 88.
Bob May, actor (Robot in "Lost In Space"), of congestive heart failure, 69.
Tony Hart, TV host (British), after a lengthy illness, 83.
Monday, 19 January
Jose Torres, boxer, of a heart attack, 72.
Tuesday, 20 January
Austin Denney, NFL football player (Chicago Bears), after a brief illness, 65.
Dante "Gluefingers" Lavelli, NFL football player (Cleveland Browns), 85.
Wednesday, 21 January
Shane Dronett, NFL football player (Atlanta Falcons), suicide (no details reported), 38.
Horace Kornegay, U.S. Congressman (D, 1961-69), 84.
Charles H. Schneer, film producer ("Hellcats of the Navy"), after a lengthy illness, 88.
Thursday, 22 January
Veatrice Rice, TV performer ("Jimmy Kimmel Live"), of cancer, 59 or 60.
Bill Werber, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), 100.
Compiled by David Carson
Kathleen Byron doesn't look "88".
That was in 1957