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Recent Celebrity Deaths

  • Lorraine Warren, 92 (1927 - 2019)

    Lorraine Warren

    Lorraine Warren, famous paranormal investigator who inspired "Conjuring" movies, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, according to multiple news reports. She was 92. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Lyra McKee, 29 (2019)

    Lyra McKee

    Lyra McKee was an editor for the news site Mediagazer, and her work appeared in Buzzfeed and The Atlantic. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Jerrie Cobb, 88 (1931 - 2019)

    Jerrie Cobb

    Jerrie Cobb was NASA's first female astronaut candidate, passing astronaut testing in 1961. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)

    Dr. James Jude

    The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers,...

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  • Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)

    Red Lane

    Red Lane, a country music songwriter who wrote the Tammy Wynette hit "'Til I Get It Right," has died of cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 76. Lane, who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1993, wrote songs for many of country's biggest stars.

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