In Memoriam — The People We Lost In 2019

Though they are gone, they will never be forgotten!


Doris Day

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Doris Day / Instagram

Truly an icon, Doris passed away at the age of 97 in May. She died from a serious case of pneumonia.

Leon Redbone

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Leon Redbone / Wikipedia

The singer-songwriter who specialized in vaudeville music died on May 30, 2019, at the age of 69. It has been reported that he was battling dementia when he died.


Dr. John

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Dr. John / Invision/AP/Shutterstock

New Orleans music icon Dr. John passed away on June 6, 2019, from a heart attack. He was 77 years old.

Mary Duggar

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Mary Duggar / Instagram

The matriarch of the famous Duggar family passed away this year. She died of accidental drowning at the age of 78.


Gloria Vanderbilt

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Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt / Instagram

CNN’s Anderson Cooper’s mom and famous fashion designer, Gloria Vanderbilt died at age 95. She had stomach cancer.

Beth Chapman

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Dog and Beth Chapman / Instagram

Wife of Duane ‘Dog’ the Bounty Hunter, Beth Chapman, died at the age of 51 after a long battle with cancer.

Max Wright

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Max Wright / NBC

Best known for playing the father on ALF, Max died at the age of 75 on June 26th. He had a long battle with lymphoma since the ’90s.

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