Most deaths in 2021 occurred in just two regions, Asia-Pacific - with 23 killings, and Latin America and the Caribbean - with 14 . Norm Macdonald, the acerbic, sometimes controversial comedian familiar to millions as the "Weekend Update" anchor on "Saturday Night Live" from 1994 to 1998, died on Tuesday in Los Angeles . We aren't trying to do much but have a small service for family and friends, and with Dan's wide range of friends, this should be achievable. He was also known as 'Mr. "On behalf of the entire NFL family, we extend our condolences to Virginia, Mike, Joe and their families," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement. Greenspan, the executive producer of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants died after a long battle with cancer. Jason Guerrasio. Red Wings. Tom Rinaldi: Now at Fox Sports where he'll work the NFL sidelines, Rinaldi led the network's golf, tennis and college football coverage for years. "Whether he was interviewing a U.S. president, foreign leader, celebrity, scandal-ridden personage, or an everyman, Larry liked to ask short, direct, and uncomplicated questions. A Warner Bros. The University of California, Davis, where Thiebaud taught for more than 40 years, announced his death in a news release on Dec. 26. "It is with an unspeakably heavy heart that I share the news of my father's passing," the Lost alum, 42, captioned her tribute. Now: NFL columnist for USA Today (where he has been since before ESPN layoffs), Then: ESPN.com Titans beat reporter He was 44 years old. "We will forever be saddened that his life was cut short by this devastating disease," the statement read in part. He was 80 years old. Her Majesty very much enjoyed meeting Cpt Sir Tom and his family at Windsor last year. In addition to her work in film, she also starred in a number of TV shows, earning three Emmy nominations for Lucky Day (1991), More Tales of the City (1998) and Joan of Arc (1999). Banes, known for her work on Broadway and in films such as Gone Girl and Pumpkin, died following a hit-and-run accident that took place on June 4 while she was visiting New York City from Los Angeles. Schmitz died on March 16, the Frikadelli Racing Team she founded with her husband Klaus Abbelen confirmed. "The Jones family is in our thoughts as we mourn his loss and fondly remember the life and career of one of the greatest champions in American sports," it concluded. He also hosted a sports radio show before he took a job . Find out Tuesday night at 10 p.m. It's stage 4 [now], late-stage cancer. Find out! Freddie Coleman. February 13, 2017. "When I inducted Jim into the Songwriters Hall of Fame I said, 'This may be the most honorable human being I've ever known,'" Monk, the "mayor of Music Row," told the outlet. "She left on a countdown 4 3 2 1 @ 3:40pm. Born Neville Livingston, the musician was the last surviving member of The Wailers, after bandmate Bob Marley died from cancer in 1981 and Peter Tosh was murdered in 1987. The groundbreaking designer died at age 41 after a private two-year battle with cancer, PEOPLE confirmed on Nov. 28. Bonus footage: Will our marriage survive? BabylonBee.com. Cross, who was 81 when he died Feb. 28, 2021, suffered from stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Boston . He struggled physically with his balance and was paranoid. Some might still be under contract at ESPN, while others have likely chosen not to work for one reason or other. The designer had been diagnosed with "a rare, aggressive form of cancer" called cardiac angiosarcoma, his family revealed. The members of this group continue to work in media but have left sports behind, at least for now. The family added that Gomez died at home. Fox News has seen a cascade of departures from its network over the past few years, many of which were . Bruce had several hit songs over the course of his decades-long career, including the all-time classic "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys," which he co-wrote with his then-wife Patsy Bruce before the pair split in 1987. Not once have I ever heard him say that this has gotten the best of me, that I didnt deserve this. Lee first began experiencing symptoms of the virus on Jan. 3 and was admitted to the hospital on Jan. 7, the outlet reported. "From litigating Roe v. Wade, to serving in the Texas House, to supporting countless women in politics, she has left a legacy of fighting for progress that is nearly unmatched.". An official cause of death has not been determined, though another brother of his, Marshawn, told the outlet they suspect he had a heart attack. For that, we are grateful.". I'm so grateful he was mine. "This is a very painfall [sic] moment for me to inform you all fans, friends and family of my husband," she continued. The legendary jazz pianist died on Feb. 9 from a "rare form of cancer which was only discovered recently," according to a post from his official Facebook account and website. Gabriel earned a Daytime Emmy nomination in 1980 for his turn as Dr. Seneca Beaulac on Ryan's Hope, which he starred in for more than 700 episodes from 1975 to 1989. He was 55. The beloved journalist and radio host died in Los Angeles on Jan. 23. More recently, in 2011, he starred as the aging Lothario, Norman Cousins, in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel in 2015. After releasing several other songs in the '50s and '60s, he left the music business to work in construction. Carle's son Rolf told The New York Times that his father died at his summer studio in Northampton, Massachusetts, of kidney failure. The actor, who played older brother Wally Cleaver in the iconic TV sitcom, was also a film producer and . Vince Cellini. NBA legend Mark Eaton died on May 29, 2021, at age 64. Josh Elliot was abruptly fired by CBS News on Monday and escorted out of the building by security. He knew his 'stuff.' There's a lot of denial.". He was the first Black person to receive the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame's Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award in 2009. Now: College football commentator for FS1; host on SiriusXM; CBS Sports digital contributor; host of Offthe Bench with Kanell and Bell podcast, Pumped up for some big things aheadget ready on Monday. On the big screen, his film credits include the Safdie brothers' Good Time, Alejandro G. Irritu's Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and Steven Soderbergh's Side Effects. Taylor also worked as a model and was featured in the 2007 documentary America the Beautiful, which explored self-image and beauty standards. "We are heartbroken at the tragic passing of Dave Creek, an extraordinary artist who had been with Bob's Burgers from day one," read the statement, signed by 20th Television, Fox Entertainment and Bento Box Entertainment. In 1980, Mudd left CBS for rival network NBC, where he became co-anchor of NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, in addition to American Almanac and 1986. The writer and director who was the daughter of King World Production's Roger King died following a three-year battle with lung cancer on Jan. 3. Sergio Dipp. He also suffered multiple concussions throughout his professional career. The five-time Emmy Award nominee was found at around 2 p.m. in his Brooklyn penthouse apartment, a source from the NYPD told PEOPLE. The Philadelphia Eagles announced Cross' death on their website. The actor and writer, best known for his role as Arnold "Poet" Jackson on HBO's Oz, died on March 24, his rep confirmed to PEOPLE. As the anchor of Weekend Update from 1994 to 1997, John Madden was many things to sports fans: a Super Bowl-winning NFL head coach, a commentator, the face of a video game Goliath. Richman died of natural causes at his home in Woodland Hills, California, his rep confirms to PEOPLE. The avant-garde pop producer and musician died on Jan. 30. A cause of death was not given. "We are saddened by the loss of one of our own, Louis Nix III. Her example will be remembered forever.". He was a true professional and even better person. The cause of the reality star's death is currently unknown. We took the time to compile a list of former Houston TV news anchors and their . 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Now: Seattle Seahawks sideline reporter on 710 ESPN Seattle and KIRO Radio 97.3; radio host on 710 ESPN Seattle, Then: ESPN.com columnist He has written for The Atlantic, VICE Sports, MLB.com, SI.com and more. Rest In Peace Peter Mark Richman.". Dickersons friends and colleagues are remembering him as vibrant and helpful, in a competitive profession where that is not always the case. Did you encounter any technical issues? Moore captured the heart of the global public in April 2020, when he set out to walk 100 laps around his garden with the aid of a walker weeks before his 100th birthday to raise funds for the U.K.'s National Health Service. He was drafted in the seventh round by Philadelphia in 1961, was traded to the Los Angeles Rams in 1966 and returned to the Eagles in 1969 as a player-coach for his final season. In 1984, he starred in six episodes of Dallas as Roy Ralston. She died at Staten Island University Hospital after contracting COVID and being placed on a ventilator for nine weeks, Big Ang's sister Janine Detore told PEOPLE. We need to do more managing of athletes by monitoring them better. The German race car driver has died after a years-long battle with cancer. The New York Times best-selling author, who rose to prominence for his work about contemporary Black life, died of cancer on Jan. 3. "I can confirm that Tavita did pass last night around midnight," Johnson said. "I was with him in his final moments. Always the consummate professional, JD took a great deal of pride in his coverage of the Bears for 20 years.