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Stars We've Lost 36 Celebrity Deaths in 2014

This is to our fallen hero's, mentors, loved ones and role models...

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In 2014 we've said goodbye to Nigerian Artistes and Hollywood stars gone long before their time. Among the stars we've lost are Kefee Branama, Zara Gretti, Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Shirley Temple, and Mickey Rooney. Here, Pulse.ng pays tribute to them and many others.

  1. Kefee Branama - The singer died of Lung Failure.
  2. Zara Gretti - Nigerian-American singer died after her battle with multiple sclerosis.
  3. Joan Rivers - The beloved comedienne passed away on Sept. 4 at the age of 81.
  4. Robin Williams - News of Robin Williams’ apparent suicide at the age of 63 on Aug. 11, shook the world as fans, costars, and collaborators mourned the untimely death of the comedic legend
  5. Lauren Bacall - The legendary stage and screen actress from Hollywood’s Golden Age died at age 89 on Aug. 12
  6. Peaches Geldof - The British socialite and fashionista tragically died at the age of 25 at her home in Wrotham, Kent, England on April 7.
  7. L'Wren Scott - Renowned fashion designer and Mick Jagger's longtime girlfriend was found dead of an apparent suicide at her Manhattan apartment on March 17 at the age of 47
  8. Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Oscar winner was found dead in his NYC apartment on Feb. 2 after overdosing on heroin in his bathroom
  9. Eric Hill - Before he was featured on the upcoming season of The Bachelorette, contestant Eric Hill died at age 30 on April 23 after suffering a serious injury following a paragliding accident
  10. Harold Ramis - The comedy world lost a great on Feb. 24 when Harold Ramis died from an autoimmune disease at the age of 69
  11. Sid Caesar - Caesar, a legend and pioneer of television sketch comedy, died on Feb. 12 at the age of 91 after suffering from an undisclosed illness for more than a yea
  12. Shirley Temple - The world's most iconic child star of all time passed away on Feb. 10 at age 85
  13. Maria von Trapp - Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member of the famous musical von Trapp family, passed away from a weak heart at age 99 on Feb. 22
  14. Mickey Rooney - One of the oldest child stars still in the business, Mickey Rooney, passed away at the age of 93 on April 6 after being ill for a long time
  15. Bob Hoskins - British actor Bob Hoskins died at age 71 on April 29
  16. Maya Angelou - The acclaimed author and poet died at age 86 on May 28
  17. Ann B. Davis - The Brady Bunch and The Bob Cummings Show alum died at age 88 in early June.
  18. Ruby Dee - Legendary screen and stage actress Ruby Dee died at age 91 on June 11
  19. Casey Kasem - Following an ongoing feud between his wife Jean Kasem and his children, radio legend Casey Kasem passed away on June 15 at the age of 82
  20. Eli Wallach - On June 24, honorary Oscar winner Eli Wallach died at age 98
  21. Menshach Taylor - Emmy-nominated actor Meshach Taylor passed away on June 28 at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer
  22. Tommy Ramone - The Ramones founding member passed away at age 65 on July 11 after battling bile duct cancer
  23. Elaine Stritch - Stage-and-screen actress Elaine Stritch passed away age at 89 on July 17 after decades in the industry.
  24. James Garner - Following a lengthy and impressive career in TV and film, actor James Garner died at the age of 86 from natural causes on July 19
  25. Phil Everly - The younger brother of the Everly Brothers duo passed away on Jan. 3 at the age of 74 after suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- the result of being a life-long cigarette smoker
  26. Russell Johnson - Johnson, who was best known for his role as the Professor on Gilligan's Island, passed away at age 89 on Jan. 16 from kidney failure.
  27. Roy Garber - The Shipping Wars star passed away on Jan. 17 after a major heart attack at the age of 49
  28. Pete Seeger - Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger passed away on Jan. 27 at the age of 94
  29. Richard Bull -The Little House on the Prairie actor, who played Mr. Oleson on the show, passed away at the age of 89 at his home in Calabasas, Calif. on Feb. 3.
  30. Nancy Motes -The half sister of Julia Roberts died of a drug overdose that was considered to be a suicide at the age of 37 on Feb. 10.
  31. John Henson -The Muppets puppeteer and son of creator Jim Henson died of a sudden heart attack on Feb. 14 at age 48
  32. David Brenner - Comedian and Tonight Show favorite Brenner died at the age of 78 from cancer on March 15
  33. John Pinette - Comedian and actor John Pinette, who was remembered for his role on the series finale of Seinfeld, died of natural causes at the age of 50 on April 5
  34. James Brian Hellwig - The wrestling legend, known to fans as The Ultimate Warrior, died on April 8 at the age of 54
  35. Kevin Sharp - Country singer Sharp died on April 19 after suffering complications from cancer at the age of 43
  36. Mark Shand - The brother of Duchess Camilla tragically died after falling and hitting his head outside of an NYC night club at age 62 on April 23.

May their gentle souls rest in perfect peace with the Lord. Amen

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