Pioneering radio "shock jock" Don Imus, who entertained radio listeners for 50+ years, died on Dec. 27 in a Texas hospital. He was 79 (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for AFTRA)
Caroll Spinney, the "Sesame Street" puppeteer behind legendary characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, died Dec. 8 at his Connecticut home. He was 85. (credit: Debra Spinney)
Rene Auberjonois, the prolific character actor best known for his roles in the TV series "Benson" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," passed away on Dec. 8 in his Los Angeles home from metastatic lung cancer. He was 79. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
John Witherspoon, an actor-comedian who for decades made audiences laugh in TV shows and films, including the hit Friday feature franchise, died suddenly at his home in late October 2019. He was 77.
Ric Ocasek, the leader singer of the Cars, was found death on Sept. 15 at his townhouse in New York City.
Eddie Money, an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, died at age 70 in mid-September.
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