In Memoriam

Gerry Rafferty, Dead at 63

In MemoriumGerry Rafferty was 63. He was the singer best known for hit tracks Stuck in the Middle With You and Baker Street.

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Anne Francis, Dead at 80

In MemoriumAnne Francis was 80. She was the love interest in the 1950s science-fiction classic "Forbidden Planet" and later was a sexy private eye in "Honey West" on TV.

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Pete Postlethwaite, Dead at 64

In MemoriumPete Postlethwaite was 64. He was the Oscar-nominated actor who starred in "Inception" and "The Usual Suspects."

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Bobby Farrell, Dead at 61

In MemoriumBobby Farrell was 61. He was the charismatic frontman of Boney M.

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Teena Marie, Dead at 54

In MemoriumTeena Marie was 54. She made history as Motown's first white act but developed a lasting legacy with her silky soul pipes and with hits like "Lovergirl," "Square Biz," and "Fire and Desire" with mentor Rick James. I know her song "Ooo La La La" best from it being sampled in the Fugees' "Fu-Gee-La".

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Steve Landesberg, Dead at 74

In MemoriumSteve Landesberg was 74. He was best known for his role as a cerebral detective on the TV sitcom "Barney Miller."

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Blake Edwards, Dead at 88

In MemoriumBlake Edwards was 88. He was a writer and director who became a Hollywood master of screwball farces and rude comedies like “Victor/Victoria” and the “Pink Panther” movies.

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Bob Feller, Dead at 92

In MemoriumBob Feller was 92. He was a Hall of Fame pitcher who won 266 games in an 18-year career with the Cleveland Indians.

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Mark Dailey, Dead at 57

In MemoriumMark Dailey was 57. He was a crime reporter for stations in Ohio and at CKLW a.k.a. The Big 8 in Windsor before moving to Toronto in 1974 where he worked at Citytv for the past 30 years.

A couple of days ago, as news of his poor health spread, I wrote about Mark and what he meant to the cultural fabric of this city. He truly was the voice of Toronto and he will be missed.

from BBS upload

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Don Meredith, Dead at 72

In MemoriumDon Meredith was 72. "Dandy" Don Meredith was a former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and Monday Night Football broadcast legend.

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