Music
Age 70
December 18, 1914 - June 25, 1985
Inglewood Memorial Park / Inglewood / California / USA / North America
Pee Wee Crayton was a Texas born blues guitarist who first took up the electric blues guitar after he moved to California in 1935. In Oakland, Crayton joined Texas-born bluesman T-Bone Walker. Throughout the forties and early fift...
Show Business
Age 79
November 20, 1932 - June 2, 2012
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Richard Dawson, the original and longtime host of “Family Feud” known for planting kisses on female contestants was also a regular on television appearing in Hogan's Heroes (a hilarious sit-com about prisoners in a Nazi German...
Historical Figure
Age 91
October 27, 1922 - June 11, 2014
Ferncliff Cemetery / Hartsdale / New York / USA / North America
Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and civil rights activist. She originated the role of "Ruth Younger" in the stage and film versions of A Raisin in the Sun (1961). Her other notable fil...
Crime and their Victims
Age 59
April 26, 1959 - June 7, 2018
Pine Haven Cemetery / Burlington / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Arthur "Butchie" Doe was one of the most hated mobsters in all of Boston Mob history. Suspected in 3 murders he also survived 4 attempts on his life. Prone to bouts of unspeakable violence, he worked with a team of Charlestown tow...
Show Business
Age 25
March 21, 1942 - June 26, 1967
Cimetière communal de Seine-Port / Seine-Port, Seine-et-Marne / France / Europe
Françoise Dorléac was a beloved French actress whose father was Maurice Dorleac, a stage and screen actor and her mother, Renee Deneuve, re-voiced Hollywood movies (including Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz). However most Ameri...
Show Business
Age 83
September 16, 1927 - June 23, 2011
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
American actor and comedian, known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo, for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. In 1996, TV Guide ranked Falk No. 21 on its...
Show Business
Age 62
February 2, 1947 - June 25, 2008
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park / Los Angeles / California / USA / North America
Farrah Leni Fawcett was an American actress, fashion model, and artist. A four-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Fawcett rose to international fame when she played a starring role in the fi...
Science
Age 83
February 26, 1842 - June 3, 1925
Observatoire Camille Flammarion à Juvisy-sur-Orge / Juvisy-sur-Orge, Seine-et-Oise / France / Europe
Camille Flammarion was a famous French astronomer, author, magazine publisher and notable psychical researcher. He was a prolific author of more than fifty titles, including popular science works about astronomy, several notable e...
Show Business
Age 81
June 11, 1915 - June 6, 1997
Desert Memorial Park / Cathedral City / California / USA / North America
Magda Gabor was a Hungarian-American actress and socialite, and the elder sister of Zsa Zsa and Eva Gabor. Magda is most remembered as the beautiful, vivacious, red-headed socialite with a thick Hungarian accent, her six marriages...
Sports
Age 37
June 19, 1903 - June 2, 1941
Kensico Cemetery / Valhalla / New York / USA / North America
Voted the greatest first baseman of all time, Lou Gehrig was a member of the NY Yankees baseball team and nicked named the Iron Horse for 2,170 consecutive games played over a 17 year career. Fans and teammates were stunned when w...
Crime and their Victims
Age 30
January 18, 1895 - June 13, 1925
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Mike "The Devil" Genna was an enforcer in the Genna Crime Family. The Gennas were Sicilian brothers who ran the Taylor Street section of Chicago (better known as Little Sicily) making and distributing a very low end of type of boo...
Crime and their Victims
Age 67
May 24, 1908 - June 19, 1975
Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery / Hillside / Illinois / USA / North America
Sam Giancana started out as a wheelman for Al Capone and worked his way to the top of Chicago's illegal gambling operations. He had many ties with politicians, including the Kennedys, and was called to testify regarding Mafia invo...
Music
Age 77
May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986
Long Ridge Union Cemetery / Stamford / Connecticut / USA / North America
American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing". Benny Goodman led one of the first integrated jazz groups and help start the careers of many jazz musicians including Lionel Hampton, trumpeters Ziggy Elman an...
Writers and Poets
Age 47
September 11, 1862 - June 5, 1910
Riverside Cemetery / Ashville / North Carolina / USA / North America
William Sydney Porter, better known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. Porter was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He moved to Texas in 1882, where he met his wife, Athol Estes, with whom he had two c...
Show Business
Age 96
May 12, 1907 - June 29, 2003
Cedar Hill Cemetery / Hartford / Connecticut / USA / North America
Katharine Hepburn was an American actress whose career as a Hollywood leading lady spanned over six decades. She was known for her headstrong independence, spirited personality, and outspokenness, cultivating a screen persona that...