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Deaths in the News and Reactions | August 2022 Week 1

Aug 20, 2022

Deaths in the News and Reactions | August 2022 Week 1

Here are recent

deaths

making the national

news

, as well as people's

reactions

to those

deaths

on social media, as seen on Legacy.com in the first

week

of

August

2022

. Actor Roger E. Mosley died on

August

7,

2022

in a Los Angeles hospital. He died of injuries sustained in a car accident at the age of 83. He starred in the original Magnum PI as helicopter pilot Theodore T.C. Calvin Mosley is also remembered for roles in films such as Mac and Leadbelly and on television in Hanging with Mr Cooper, singer and actress Olivia Newton-John died on

August

8,

2022

at her home in California, having died at the age of 73 fought breast cancer for years.
deaths in the news and reactions august 2022 week 1
Her superstar acting career included a starring role in the Greek film musical The Beloved. Newton-John is also remembered for her pop and country music with hits including Physical and I Honestly Love You Foreign Ty TV star Ryan Fellows died on

August

7,

2022

in Las Vegas. He died in a car accident at the age of 41 as the Street Outlaws, the fastest in America, are remembered for his love of racing and believe he did not commit the crime for which conflicting evidence has shown he did not commit the crime he was convicted of at the age of 93 years. He was a co-founder of the United States Green Party as well as the Green Party's chief tenant and Brink will be remembered for his passion for the earth and for his work as a mentor and advisor to Green Party singer Judith Durham, who died on

August

5,

2022

in Melbourne, Australia.
deaths in the news and reactions august 2022 week 1
She died of lung disease at the age of 79. She was the lead singer of the Australian folk band The Seekers, known for their 1966 intern The onal hit Georgie Girl Durham will also be remembered for other hits including The Carnival is Over and A World of Our Own. Singer Sam Gooden died on

August

4,

2022

in Chattanooga, Tennessee, at the age of 87. He was the baritone voice of The Impressions hits including People Get Ready and It's Alright, he will be remembered for his influence on soul music and the civil rights movement. Gooden was a US Army veteran who served in the 1950s.
deaths in the news and reactions august 2022 week 1
Fashion designer ISE Miyake died on

August

5,

2022

in Tokyo at the age of 84. He was known for his influential avant-garde designs of the 1980s and '90s, most notably his Pleated Please collection. Miyake is also remembered for his signature fragrances and for the design of the iconic black turtleneck worn by Steve Jobs author and narrator David McCullough died on

August

7,

2022

at his home in Hingham, Massachusetts, at the age of 89 . He shaped American history with award-winning books including Truman the Johnstown Flood and John Adams McCullough will also be remembered as a narrator in documentaries and films including Seabiscuit and Civil War alien ER Lamont Dozier died in Arizona on

August

8,

2022

aged 81 years.
deaths in the news and reactions august 2022 week 1
He was part of the Holland Dozier songwriting and production team that shaped Holland's Motown sound, writing an incredible string of hits for artists like the Supremes and The Four Tops Dozier will be remembered for chart-topping singles , including Baby Love Heatwave Stop in the Name of Love and many more. Thank you author and illustrator Raymond Briggs died

August

2022

at the age of 88 of pneumonia. He is best known for his picture book The Snowman, a popular classic in British children's literature. He will also be remembered for his adult graphic novels, including his story about nuclear war, When the Wind Blows Briggs was a British Army veteran who served in the Royal Corps of Signals in the 1950s.
deaths in the news and reactions august 2022 week 1
Martial artist Jean LaBelle died on

August

9,

2022

at the age of 89. Known as The Godfather of Grappling, he was a judo champion and wrestler who pioneered mixed martial arts. LaBelle will also be remembered as a stuntman and actor, as well as the teacher who trained Bruce Lee and Ronda Rousey. Actor Cluiger died on

August

5,

2022

at his son's home in Los Angeles. He died of natural causes at the age of 93. He starred in The Virginian as Deputy Emmett Riker and had a prominent role in his film debut The Killers Living Dead And A Nightmare at 2 Elm Street. Gulager was a US Marine Corps veteran who served two years in the 1940s.
deaths in the news and reactions august 2022 week 1
You may not know that any family can leave a Legacy Obituary in honor of the memory of a loved one. Just visit Legacy. com and select your local church each

week

. In the United States, flags are lowered to half staff to honor the lives of Americans whose communities mourn their loss. Flags in Maryland were lowered to commemorate retired Maryland Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. to honor. Flags in Wisconsin were lowered to commemorate the 10th Marine Corps Reserve Corporal William R. Ragsdale Jr. He went missing in action while fighting in World War II and his remains were recently identified and returned home for burial in honor of former state senator Jane Haycock Woods Flags raised in Indiana in honor of Elwood Police Officer Noah Shanivas Flags in Hawaii were raised in honor of former state senator Ronald Moon Flags in South Dakota were raised in honor of the presiding judge of the Fifth Circuit Court Judge John Fle Always lowered flags in California in honor of California Department of Transportation engineer Ali Shabazz Flags in Pennsylvania were lowered in honor of North Huntington paramedic Fred Mano and Monroeville Fire Department paramedic who died on duty down Florida flags were lowered to honor the memory of former Boca Raton Mayor Susan Weel.
This

week

also marks several notable anniversaries. Five years ago this

week

, musician Glenn Campbell died of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 81. He died of prostate cancer at the age of 82. 40 years ago this

week

, actor Henry Fonda died of heart disease at the age of 77. Actress Norma Shearer was born 120 years ago this

week

. She died of pneumonia in 1983 at the age of 80. You can read more about the lives of the people featured in this video at Legacy.com Onal

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