Top Ten Saddest Deaths of 2015PositronWildhawk So far this year, we've lost some treasured people: mathematicians, actors, musicians; and we'll only lose more. These people have changed the world in their own ways, be it by thrilling sci-fi fans or by actively saving lives, and it's worth commemorating them with this list.
The Top Ten
He inspired a generation of people to do things in space to help the future. He was a great actor who will truly be missed.
No need to fear, Sheldon will just grow another Leonard Nimoy. - keycha1n
Died at the age of 83, having lived long and prospered. - PositronWildhawk
I have been... And always shall be... Your loyal fan. - BKAllmightyV 2 Comments
Think of all the things he did in his life, all the memories and genius thoughts that he, and he alone, had stores in his incredible brain. The loss of that wealth of fascinating information, alone, is hugely sad. The man behind all of that must have been incredible. And I believe he was. - BKAllmighty
His voice was so awesome. Gonna miss him. - Therandom
This guy died on my birthday - Catacorn
I am sooo sorry Anakin killed you. - riki1234V 1 Comment
It's Always The Good Musicians Who Die, and The Bad Musicians Who Stay Alive.
A truly influential musician for all of his life. He will be missed. - higgsboson2142
Died on my birthday. Shame - Gangem
An amazing musical artist.RIP - istooduptoabully
One of the founders of modern game theory, and overcame may struggles with schizophrenia in the process. It was truly sad to see him go the way he did. - PositronWildhawk
He was the president of Nintendo. Gamers like me everywhere are mourning him. This is one of the reasons why I hate cancer. - Pegasister12
He created some of my favorite video games like Mario pokemon and Kirby and I miss him
He was adorable, charismatix, lovable, and just someone who loved his job and wanted to make the world smile and laugh with his brilliance. RIP Satoru Iwata. You were enough of a genius to turn an image of you holding bananas into an Internet meme - xandermartin98
Nintendo was, is and always will be my favorite video game company. This man's accomplishments in the industry, whether in HAL or Nintendo, managed so much, saving games from development hell, helping getting Nintendo back to the top after the Gamecube, saving entire companies from collapse.
On his business card, he was a corporate president. In his mind, he was a game developer. But in heart, he was a gamer. Rest in peace, Mr. Iwata-san.
One of the best fantasy writers of all time. At one point, Hogfather was my favourite childhood story. - PositronWildhawk
The inventor of the maser, a device which creates coherent EM waves through amplification of stimulated emission. It's an essential constituent of both radio telescopes and atomic clocks, as well as something which Niels Bohr said was physically impossible. - PositronWildhawk
He is Legend And Legends Never Die
Frontman of Motorhead and one of the all time rock legends.
Shocked the hell out of me when I heard he died. R.I.P and keep on rock n rollin
Stand, by me. Oh, stand, by me. Oh stand. Stand by me, Stand by me. - GhostBird
I was the owner of a lonely heart the day he passed away. - PetSounds
Friday the 13th was one of the first serious horror movies I ever saw. It isn't the shocker it was when I was younger but it will always be special to me and Betsy Palmer's role as Mrs. Pamela Voorhees will always be one of the great iconic roles in annals of horror movie history. - BKAllmighty
The best horror movie director of all time -Jonz
Just yesterday, July 30, I was watching old 80s videos of Roddy Piper. Little did I know that his life would be cut short just hours later. He is a legend that better and will live on. So shocking and heartbreaking. Haven't felt this sorrowed by a celebrity death in years. - GhostBird
It was so sad when Phil Walsh (Adelaide Crows Coach) died. R.I.P Phil Walsh.
I love the history and the film Titanic a lot. I was devastated to hear he went missing, and I was hoping he was alright. When I was told he was found, I rejoiced. Then, I found out he was not only found, he was found dead from a plane crash. I felt like I was going to sob. Rest in Peace Mr. Horner. - MontyPython
He was one of the most important and ambitious figures in music history. He played an instrumental role in the development of the genre of free jazz, and The Shape Of Jazz To Come is still one of the greatest and most innovative jazz albums ever released. He was a legend, and he will definitely be missed. - Mard
It was very sad for me at least. Because he was very young and so unexpectedV 1 Comment
The son of Nick Cave who tragically died falling off a cliff.
In Britain she was a big star on Saturday Night T.V. with Suprise Suprise and Blind Date.
Come on, he died in sg50, should've lived to watch ndp this year... after all, this was the country that he had built...
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