Erica Garner -- an activist for social justice and the eldest daughter of the man who died from a police choke hold in New York in 2014 -- died on Saturday morning days after suffering a heart attack, her mother Esaw Snipes said.
Author Sue Grafton, known for her best-selling "alphabet series" of mystery novels, has died at age 77, according to a statement from her daughter.
William W. Graham, a member of the family that previously owned and ran The Washington Post for decades, died on December 20 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 69.
More than 50 years after her star turn in "The Sound of Music," actress Heather Menzies Urich has died of brain cancer.
Former astronaut Bruce McCandless II, famously captured in a 1984 photo documenting the first untethered flight in space, has died.