Age 90
January 28, 1847 - August 21, 1937
Holyhood Cemetery / Chestnut Hill / Massachusetts / USA / North America
George Wright was baseball’s first superstar player – an extraordinary shortstop who excelled for the game’s first openly all-professional team, the Cincinnati Red Stockings. After his playing days were over, he successfully...
Age 81
November 2, 1916 - June 21, 1998
Loma Linda Memorial Park / Fullerton / California / USA / North America
Al Campanis was a baseball player, farm team scout and finally an executive in Major League Baseball (MLB). He’d been a Montreal Royal shortstop in 1946 playing alongside Jackie Robinson at second base, barnstormed off-season w...
Writers and Poets
Age 83
April 13, 1906 - December 22, 1989
Cimetière du Montparnasse / Paris / France / Europe
Samuel Beckett was an enigmatic and reclusive Irish playwright, poet and novelist who won a Nobel Prize for literature and who was best known for his 1952 drama, "Waiting for Godot". Beckett was considered one of the primary expon...
Age 87
February 22, 1913 - February 10, 2001
Pinelawn Memorial Park / Farmingdale / New York / USA / North America
Buddy Tate was jazz saxophone player who made a name for himself playing with such greats as Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman as well as with his own band for over 20 years at the Celebrity Club in Harlem, New York City.
Age 50
August 30, 1963 - March 23, 2014
Hollywood Cemetery / Richmond / Virginia / United States / North America
Dave Brockie was a Canadian-American musician, songwriter, performer and mastermind / lead singer of the heavy metal band GWAR, in which he performed as Oderus Urungus. If you've never seen or heard GWAR, then imagine if KISS had ...
Age 35
September 8, 1897 - May 26, 1933
Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery / Meridian / Mississippi / USA / North America
Jimmie Rodgers was an American singer, songwriter and musician who rose to popularity in the late 1920s. Widely regarded as "the Father of Country Music", he is best known for his distinctive rhythmic yodeling. During his all-to b...
Age 21
October 3, 1938 - April 17, 1960
Forest Lawn Memorial Park / Cypress / California / USA / North America
Eddie Cochran was an American rock and roll musician and songwriter with such hits as "Twenty Flight Rock", "Summertime Blues", "C'mon Everybody" and "Somethin' Else", captured teenage frustration and desire in the mid-1950s and e...
Age 89
October 26, 1899 - June 15, 1989
Silverbrook Cemetery / Wilmington / Delaware / USA / North America
William "Judy" Johnson was an American professional third baseman and manager whose career in Negro league baseball spanned 17 seasons, from 1921 to 1937. Slight of build, Johnson never developed as a power threat but achieved his...
Show Business
Age 80
May 4, 1893 - July 28, 1973
Desert Memorial Park / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Roy Butler was an American supporting actor known for mostly B-Western movies such Return of the Lash, Sky Liner (1949), Deputy Marshal (1949) and House of Errors (1942).
Age 91
March 5, 1930 - May 5, 2021
Loma Linda Memorial Park / Fullerton / California / USA / North America
Delmar Crandall was an American professional baseball player and manager. Crandall played as a catcher in Major League Baseball and spent most of his career with the Boston / Milwaukee Braves. He led the league in assists a record...
Age 63
May 7, 1833 - April 3, 1897
Der Wiener Zentralfriedhof / Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234 / Vienna / Austria / Europe
Johannes Brahms was a German composer, pianist, and conductor of the mid-Romantic period. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, he spent much of his professional life in Vienna. Brahms composed for symphony orchestra, chamber en...
Age 95
October 15, 1917 - February 5, 2013
Eternal Hills Memorial Park / Oceanside / California / USA / North America
Paul Tanner (October 15, 1917 – February 5, 2013) was an American musician and a member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Tanner gained fame as a trombonist, playing with Glenn Miller and His Orchestra from 1938 to 1942, the group'...
Age 75
July 7, 1932 - September 11, 2007
Der Wiener Zentralfriedhof / Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234 / Vienna / Austria / Europe
Joe Zawinul was an Austrian jazz and jazz fusion keyboardist and composer who first come to prominence with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley. Zawinul went on to play with Miles Davis and to become one of the creators of jazz fusion...
Show Business
Age 32
May 28, 1970 - December 3, 2002
Forest Lawn Memorial Park / Cypress / California / USA / North America
Irish actor Glenn Quinn acquired a small, but devoted, following from appearances in the television situation comedy Roseanne, and as the half-demon Doyle, in Angel, the spin-off from Buffy, The Vampire Slayer. Quinn was less succ...
Age 7
January 7, 1975 - July 23, 1982
Forest Lawn Memorial Park / Cypress / California / USA / North America
In 1982 top film directors and producers, including Steven Spielberg, John Landis, Joe Dante, and George Miller all contributed to what was to become The Twilight Zone: The Movie. During what was to be the final scene in the final...