Ron Glass, actor best kwnon for his roles in ‘Barney Miller’ and ‘Firefly,’ died Nov. 26 at 71
’80s hit-maker best known for his songs “Trapped” and “I’m Not Gonna Let You.” died Nov. 24 at 67
The lead singer of The Dap-Kings, died Nov. 18 at 60 after a battle with pancreatic cancer
The veteran “PBS NewsHour” anchor and vice presidential debate moderator, died Nov. 14 at 61 after a battle with cancer
The beloved actor from the hit-show Martin, died Oct. 12 at 54 after an aneurysm
The D4L founding member and father of 11 died Sept. 21 in a traffic accident at age 40
The actor widely known for his mesmerizing performance in the beloved film, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” died in August in his Stamford, Connecticut home at the age of 83.
The famed TV psychic whose real name Youree Harris, died July 26 at age 54 after a battle with colon cancer
A founding member of Parliament/Funkadelic, who also worked with Talking Heads, passed away in June at the age of 72.
Mother of Tupac and former Black Panther, died May 2 at 69
The music legend that created chart-toppers like “Purple Rain,” “When Doves Cry,”and “1999,” died April 21 at 57
Founding member of A Tribe Called Quest, died March 22 of diabetes at 45
A Prince protégé who battled with kidney disease for many years died Feb. 15 at 57
A founding member of Earth, Wind & Fire, died Feb. 3 at 74