Who Died: August 2022, Week 3 | News & Reactions
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 third
. Reality TV personality Randy Martin passed away on
at his home where he
died of liver cancer at the age of 65. He was a star of the DIY network show Texas Flip and Move in the home renovation competition Martin Gil as one of the show's most frequent competitors. football quarterback len dawson
at the age of 87. he was a Hall of Famer quarterback best known for his seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, which he led to Super Bowl 4 victory.
Chiefs head coach Hank Stram called him the most accurate passer in professional football, and he set many long-standing Chiefs records The only recently challenged Dawson is also credited for his career as a broadcaster with the Chiefs and as a longtime host of the Remembered NFL women's attorney Nafis Sadiq, who
at her home at I in New York City She
died at the age of 92 from congestive heart failure. She was the first woman to head a United Nations agency On November 11,
died at her home in Tokyo after a short illness at the age of 96.
She was the first Asian woman to have an oat couture showroom in Paris showcasing her designs that blended western styles with Japanese elements. Mori will be remembered for her signature Butterfly design golf pro Tom Weiskopf
at his home in Big Sky, Montana, at the age of 79. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2020. The powerful swing and fiery temper that earned him the nickname "The Towering Inferno Weisskopf" is also known more recently as the celebrated designer of dozens of golf courses around the world month announced. He
died at the age of 99. He was the father of radio and television host Howard Stern, who often quoted his father's advice on his popular radio show.
He will also be remembered for his performances on America's Got Talent, when his son was one of the hosts, drummer Jerry Allison
at his home near Nashville at the age of 82. he was the drummer for buddy holly and the crickets, one of the most influential of the early rock and roll bands Alison is also remembered as co-writer of two of her classic songs that will be the day and Peggy Sue, named after his girlfriend and future wife, it was publicly announced this
week that author Nora Vincent
died on July 6,
at a clinic in Switzerland at the age of 53.
She was known for her bestseller Selfmade Man, which describes a year and a half when she lived disguised as a man. Vincent is also known for books such as Voluntary Madness and Adeline Football Coach Gary Gaines
died of Alzheimer's disease on
at the age of 73. He and his Permian high school football team in Odessa Texas were immortalized in the book "Friday Night Lights" about West Texas' football-mad culture. The book inspired a movie and A TV Series Gains will be remembered as a legend of west Texas football coaching in eight high schools and two colleges. Film director and animator Gerald Potterton
in Cowensville, Quebec at the age of 91.
He was the director of the cult-classic animated anthology film Heavy Metal Potterton is also remembered for his work with the National Film Board of Canada and as an animator of the Beatles film Yellow Submarine. Actress Virginia Patton
in an assisted living facility in Georgia at the age of 97 appeared in the christmas classic it's a wonderful life which portrays ruth bailly, sister of jimmy stewarts george bailly patton is also r remembered the niece of famous World War II General Georges Patton actor Joey Tata
at the age of 85. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2018.
He is best known for playing the peach pit owner on Beverly Hills 90210 for the show's entire 10 seasons. Tada will also be remembered for his other work on television, including the Rockford Files, No Time for Sergeants and the Batman series from the 1960s. You may not know that any family can leave a legacy obituary. To commemorate a loved one, simply 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. Here are the latest commemorative half-staff flags Lowered in New Jersey in honor of Rep.
Maureen Ogden. In North Carolina, flags were lowered in honor of state employee Anna Bradshaw. Flags in Kansas were held low in honor of Kansas representative Gail Finney Flags in Virginia were raised in honor of USMC Monford Point Marine Wallace Greene Jr. Flags in Florida were lowered in honor of Miami-Dade detective Cesar Echeverri, who
died from injuries sustained in the line of duty. Flags in Delaware were lowered to honor the memory of Senator Richard Cordry. This
week also marked several notable ones Anniversaries five years ago comedian and film star jerry lewis
week at the age of 91 of end-stage heart disease.
Ten years ago this
week, astronaut Neil Armstrong
died at the age of 82 after complications from an operation. Ten years ago this
week, comedian and actress Phyllis Diller
died in his sleep at the age of 95. Before this
died of a heart attack at the age of 50 in 2002. the singer and songwriter isaac hayes was born 80 years ago. He
died of a stroke in 2008 at the age of 65. filmmaker and musician melvin van peebles was born 90 years ago this
died in 2021 at the age of 89. dancer and actor gene kelly was born 110 years ago this
died of a stroke in 1996 at the age of 83. you can read about the lives of the people featured in this video and post your own obituaries on Legacy.com.
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