For the 21st year running, we present our fondest farewells to the recently departed.

If they were on any lists — or if they mattered at all in the world — you'll find them here.

If you're looking for everybody, then you need to head on over to the Directory.

Choose any date combination:      
Joe Franklin

6

Joe Franklin · 88

March 9th, 1926 - January 24th, 2015


He says he interviewed over 300,000 guests in his 42 years on the air. He may have been great on TV, but he sucked at math.

Ernie Banks

5

Ernie Banks · 83

January 31st, 1931 - January 23rd, 2015


He played his entire career for the Cubs, so really he was already dead inside.

King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

4

King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud · 90

August 1st, 1924 - January 22nd, 2015


He had 32 children. Hard to believe it wasn't suicide.

Stuart Scott

3

Stuart Scott · 49

July 19th, 1965 - January 4th, 2015


Much, much cooler than the other side of the pillow.

Little Jimmy Dickens

2

Little Jimmy Dickens · 94

December 19th, 1920 - January 2nd, 2015


It's pretty tough to beat "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose".

Mario Cuomo

1

Mario Cuomo · 82

June 15th, 1932 - January 1st, 2015


Hamlet under the Hudson

 
 

 

Guess the Stiff!

Wax off.

(d) November 24th, 2005