Top 10 Saddest Deaths of 2001

2001 was definitely one of the saddest years in history due to how so many people have died (especially in horrifying disasters such as 9/11 and the earthquake in Gujarat, India). Let's hope that all these innocent lives are in heaven now and let's also never forget the tragedies that happened in 2001.

For this list I'll be including more famous deaths, but you are free to add whoever deserves a place on here (especially the ones who died in the tragedies I've mentioned before). R.I.P. to all these people.

The Top Ten

1 Aaliyah Aaliyah Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. more.
2 George Harrison George Harrison George Harrison was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

My favorite guitarist of all time. - Pony

R.I.P, you were the best of them - DatRabidSlushie

3 Jack Lemmon Jack Lemmon
4 Carroll O'Connor Carroll O'Connor
5 Joey Ramone Joey Ramone Jeffrey Ross Hyman, professionally known by Joey Ramone, was an American musician and singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of the punk-rock band The Ramones.
6 Dale Earnhardt Dale Earnhardt Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr., known professionally as Dale Earnhardt, was an American professional stock car racing driver and team owner, best known for his involvement in stock car racing for NASCAR.
7 John Fahey John Fahey
8 Rick Rescorla Rick Rescorla

What was I thinking not putting him at number 1? This guy is a true hero. He managed to get as many people out of the World Trade Center as possible. He then died in the attacks.

R.I.P. Rick. Gone but not forgotten. - Aragorn98

9 Douglas Adams Douglas Adams
10 Perry Como Perry Como

The Contenders

11 Chuck Schuldiner Chuck Schuldiner Charles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner (1967-2001) was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known as the founder and vocalist, guitarist and bassist of the American heavy metal band Death. He is considered the most influential figure in Death Metal, with some publications referring to Chuck more.

He was to good of a person and talented of a musician to die in his early 30s. - Lucretia

12 Nigel Hawthorne Nigel Hawthorne
13 Tove Jansson Tove Jansson
14 Jason Miller
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