The Morgue 2016

The three most famous people we lost to cancer in a row this year

Shared opinion about the disease. :rant:

Add Natalie Cole. Now serenading God with her earthly father, together at last.

Celine Dion’s hubby is gone too. Father and husband. Producer and artist.

The Interwebs agree 2016 is not starting well. It is being written by this fellow:

armed with a Death Note. Red January. :cry:

In a completely different field. yet thank you for the airline and the Maritime Museum.

[quote]Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Chang Yung-fa (張榮發), founder of shipping giant Evergreen Group, died at the age of 90 on Wednesday, the conglomerate announced.

“All Evergreen Group members felt distressed and reluctant to part with him,” the group said. The cause of death was not disclosed.

Chang founded the conglomerate in 1968, offering shipping, transportation and related services. [/quote]

Jack Luck, one of the hosts of Star Chinese Channels’ 就愛台灣味 committed suicide today due to depression.

George Martin, 90. … at-90.html

Prince, 57. … rince-dead

[quote=“Tempo Gain”]Prince, 57. … rince-dead[/quote]

Too young.

[quote=“Charlie Phillips”][quote=“Tempo Gain”]Prince, 57. … rince-dead[/quote]

Too young.[/quote]

dude was a freakin’ genius

The dead guy formerly known as Prince!

Speaking of royalty, the Queen turned 90 today.


Mohummud Ali, 74. … 74-n584776

Anton Yelchin, known for his role as the new Chekov in the Star Trek reboot.

27 years old. This year has been really awful.

NPR: Bluegrass Pioneer Ralph Stanley Dies At 89.

And the Grim Reaper still reaping musicians. Juan Gabriel, Mexican singer and composer.

Legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel has died aged 66 of a heart attack in California, days after performing to 17,000 fans at the Los Angeles Forum.

Born into poverty, Alberto Aguilera Valadez (his real name) rose to sell more than 100m albums and had his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

A six-time Grammy nominee, he was inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame in 1996 and received industry awards that included ASCAP Songwriter of the Year in 1995 and Latin Recording Academy’s Person of the Year 2009.

Juan Gabriel wrote many hits for leading Latin singers including Angelica Maria, Aida Cuevas, Lorenzo Antonio, Jose Jose, Luis Miguel and Rocio Durcal.

Juan Gabriel also acted in several films after his debut in 1975 in the movie Nobleza Ranchera. … ad-66.html

Well, at least we now know Phyllis Schlafly will not be voting for Trump.

Ding Dong.