Deaths in the News and Reactions | August 2022 Week 1
Here are the most recent
deaths in the national
news plus people's
reactions to those
deaths on social media as seen on legacy.com in the first
actor Roger E Mosley died on
At a hospital in Los Angeles, he died of his injuries 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 his roles in movies like Mac and Leadbelly and on television in Hanging with Mr Cooper, the singer and actress Olivia. Newton-John died on
at his home in California.
He died after battling breast cancer at the age of 73. Her career as a superstar actress featured a leading role in the musical film The Beloved Greece. Newton-John is also remembered for her pop and country music. music with hits including Physical and I Honestly Love You Alien Ty Television star Ryan Fellows died on
in Las Vegas died in a car accident at the age of 41. He was a cast member of the Discovery Channel s How America's Fastest Fellow Street Outlaws are being remembered for their love for racing author Albert Woodfox died on
in New Orleans died of complications from covid-19 a the age of 75 years. was incarcerated in solitary confinement for nearly 44 years believed by many not to have committed the crime for which he was convicted due to conflicting evidence Woodfox is being remembered for his advocacy of prison reform after his release, as well as his award-nominated memoir Pulitzer reclusive environmental activist John Rensenbrink died on July 30,
at the age of 93.
He was a co-founder of the Green Party of the United States as well as leading Green Party renters and Brink is being remembered for his passion for the land and for his work mentoring and advising Green Party candidates Singer Judith Durham died on
in Melbourne, Australia. 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 Internati. Georgie girl Durham's final hit is also being remembered for other hit songs, including Carnival Is Over and A World of Our Own. hits including people get ready and it's all right is being remembered for its influence on soul music and the civil rights movement Gooden was a US Army veteran who served in the 1950s fashion designer ISE Miyake died on
in Tokyo died of liver cancer at the age of 84.
He was known for his influential avant-garde designs of the 1980s and 1990s, especially his Pleats Please collection. McCullough died on
at his home in Hingham, Massachusetts, at the age of 89. He made American history fascinating with award-winning books including Truman the Johnstown F. Lood and John Adams McCullough are also remembered for narrating documentaries and films including Seabiscuit and the foreign civil war ER Lamont Dozier died
in Arizona at the age of 81 years. He was part of the songwriting and production team at Holland Dozier Holland who shaped the Motown sound writing an incredible string of hits for artists like the Supremes and The Four Tops Dozier is being 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
of pneumonia at the age of 88. He is best known for his picture book Snowman, a beloved classic of British children's literature. He is also remembered for his adult graphic novels, including his nuclear war story When the Briggs Wind Blows. he was a British Army veteran who served in the Royal Corps of Signals in the 1950s. Martial artist Jean LaBelle died on
at the age of 89. Known as the godfather of fighting, he was a judo champion and pioneer fighter in mixed martial arts.
LaBelle is also remembered as a stuntman and actor, as well as a teacher who trained Bruce Lee and Ronda Rousey. Actor Pista Uliger died on
at the home of his son. 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. He is also remembered for his roles in horror films, including the return of the Living Dead And A Nightmare on Elm Street 2. Gulager was a veteran of the US Marine Corps serving two years in the 1940s.
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week across the United States, flags are lowered to half mast to honor the lives of Americans whose communities are mourning their loss. Flags have been lowered in Maryland to honor the memory of retired Maryland Appellate Court Judge Joseph F Murphy Jr. Flags have been lowered in Wisconsin to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Oak Creek Sikh Temple tragedy. Flags have been lowered in Tennessee to honor the memory of Marine Corps Reserve Corporal William R Ragsdale Jr missing in action while fighting in World War II and his remains were recently identified and returned home for his burial. .
Flags in Michigan were lowered to honor the memory of County Sheriff's Deputy Nicole Schuff, who died. in the Line of Duty Flags have been lowered in Virginia to honor the memory of former State Senator Jane Haycock Woods Flags have been lowered in Indiana to honor the memory of Elwood Police Officer Noah Shanivas Flags have been lowered in Hawaii to honor the President of the state supreme court, Ronald Moon, flags have been lowered in South Dakota to honor the memory of the chief judge of the Fifth Circuit Court, John Flemmer Flags have been lowered in California to honor the memory of the engineer of the Department of California Transportation, Ali Shabazz.
Florida has stooped to honor the memory of former Boca Raton Mayor Susan Welchel 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. 15 years ago this
week television presenter Murph Griffin died of prostate cancer at the age of 82. 40 years ago this
week actor Henry Fonda died of heart disease at age 77. actress Norma Shearer was born 120 years ago this
week she died in 1983 of bronchial pneumonia at age 80. You can read more about the lives of the people featured in this video at legacy.com. onal