Music
Age 42
February 1, 1957 - July 1, 1999
National Heroes Park / Kingston / Jamaica / North America
If Bob Marley was the King of Reggae, then Dennis Brown certainly earned his title of Crown Prince of Reggae. Brown's musical career began at age nine and he is credited with over 70 albums and touring relentlessly throughout the ...
Show Business
Age 103
December 9, 1916 - February 5, 2020
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
The story of Kirk Douglas is the story of how an epitome of underprivilege had become world famous – recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur, fulfilling the roles of Van Gogh, Spartac...
Writers and Poets
Age 67
October 14, 1894 - September 3, 1962
Forest Hills Cemetery / Boston / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Now remembered largely for his funky punctuation, E. E. Cummings was for decades one of America’s most celebrated, controversial, and popular poets—the dashing, impecunious prince of Greenwich Village. An American poet, painte...
Show Business
Age 90
January 5, 1917 - September 10, 2007
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Jane Wyman was an American actress whose motion picture career began at age 17 at Paramount Pictures dancing in the chorus for Dance Director LeRoy Prinz in 1934. She signed her first studio contract with Warner Bros. in 1936 at 1...
Show Business
Age 83
May 5, 1915 - May 9, 1998
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Although may be a little forgotten after all these years, Alice Faye was one of the few movie stars to walk away from stardom at the peak of her career in the 1940s. Ms. Faye's warm, husky contralto and demure sexuality in ''Tin P...
Crime and their Victims
Age 78
March 29, 1927 - October 26, 2005
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Michael Rizzitello (aka "Mike Rizzi") was a capo (underboss) in the Milano crime family of Los Angeles. Rizzitello's criminal record stretched back to 1947 whe he worked for "Crazy Joe" Gallo in the 1950s who was a member of the P...
Show Business
Age 91
June 24, 1904 - August 11, 1995
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Phil Harris, the brash, bourbon-swigging, fast-drawling band leader who became a comic radio star as a Jack Benny sidekick in the 1930's and then enchanted new generations of fans as the unlikely voice of Baloo the Bear in Walt Di...
Writers and Poets
Age 81
May 21, 1916 - October 14, 1997
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Harold Robbins, a writer whose formula of sex, money and power made him one of the best-selling authors of his day, wrote over 25 best-sellers, selling over 750 million copies in 32 languages. Among his best-known books is The Car...
Show Business
Age 84
August 27, 1916 - December 12, 2000
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
George Montgomery was an American actor best known for his work in Western films and television including Accent on Love (1941), Last of the Duanes (1941), Riders of the Purple Sage (1941), and The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941). Cr...
Music
Age 83
July 8, 1930 - May 18, 2014
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
A tenor with a smooth, polished delivery, Vale was a longtime fixture at Columbia Records who recorded more than 50 albums and hundreds of songs. He first hit the charts in 1953 with “You Can Never Give Me Back My Heart”. His ...
Music
Age 81
February 20, 1937 - December 13, 2018
Forest Lawn Cemetery / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Nancy Wilson was an American singer whose career spanned over five decades, from the mid-1950s until her retirement in the early 2010s. She was especially notable for her single "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am" and her version of ...