Top Ten Saddest Deaths of 2016

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21 Christopher Zeeman (February 13) Christopher Zeeman (February 13) Sir Erik Christopher Zeeman, was a British mathematician, known for his work in geometric topology and singularity theory.
22 Victims of Quetta Hospital Bombing (August 8) Victims of Quetta Hospital Bombing (August 8)

At least someone cares about the poor families in Pakistan. - PositronWildhawk

23 Nick Menza (May 21) Nick Menza (May 21) Nick Menza (1964-2016) was a professional drummer best known for his work in Megadeth from 1989-1998 and in 2004. He recorded drums on four of Megadeth's albums "Rust In Peace", "Countdown To Extinction", "Youthanasia", and "Cryptic Writings". V 1 Comment
24 Leonard Cohen (November 10) Leonard Cohen (November 10) Leonard Norman Cohen was a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist . Cohen died on November 7, 2016 at the age of 82 .

This one hurt my heart, no one knew who he was if I mentioned him in conversation. Then it was an embarrassment for me to try to name his widely known epic songs. Still left with confused faces, I then was FORCED to link SHREK theme song to him. This always has been a sore issue for me. I love Shrek, but sinking that low to someone who has changed millions of lives with his poems. 94+ pages to choose from with that song. Not one the same lord help those light bulbs above the ignorance of a true Artist. Soon sad.

25 Edgar Mitchell (February 4) Edgar Mitchell (February 4) Edgar Dean "Ed" Mitchell was an American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, ufologist and NASA astronaut. V 1 Comment
26 James Woolley (August 17) James Woolley (August 17)

Former Nine Inch Nails keyboardist has passed away. May he rest in peace.

27 John Glenn (December 8)
28 Terry Wogan (January 31) Terry Wogan (January 31)
29 Doris Roberts (April 17) Doris Roberts (April 17)
30 Kenny Baker (August 13) Kenny Baker (August 13) Kenneth George "Kenny" Baker was an English actor and musician. He is best known for portraying the character R2-D2 in the Star Wars science fiction movie franchise.

We are going to miss that old droid - jp12960

31 Matt Roberts (August 20) Matt Roberts (August 20)

RIP former 3 Doors Down guitarist.

32 Kimbo Slice (June 6) Kimbo Slice (June 6) Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, was a Bahamian-born American mixed martial artist, boxer and occasional actor.

Only three days after Muhammed Ali's death, this UFC legend died. - NikBrusk

33 Gordie Howe (June 10) Gordie Howe (June 10)

Definitely notable. But what about Ed Snider?

Gordie Howe was and always will be the undisputed greatest hockey player of all-time. Unlike any other, he excelled in every aspect of the game. Off the ice Mr.Hockey was a classy man, and always had time to speak with fans. The sports world remains shaken from his passing at 88 years of age

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34 Victims of Nice Attack (July 14) Victims of Nice Attack (July 14)
35 Victims of Lahore Park Bombing (March 27) Victims of Lahore Park Bombing (March 27)

I didn't realize that many people died this year and by the way their missing Pete burns I'm going to try to add him R.I.P. everyone

36 Jo Cox (June 16) Jo Cox (June 16)

There have been some very sad losses, but given what human values Jo stood for and the brutality of her death, I can't put into words how tragic this is. - PositronWildhawk

This is tragic even as someone who doesn't like Labour. - Swellow

37 David Huddleston (August 2) David Huddleston (August 2)
38 Lloyd Shapley (March 12) Lloyd Shapley (March 12)
39 Garry Shandling (March 24) Garry Shandling (March 24)
40 Ray Tomlinson (March 6) Ray Tomlinson (March 6)
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