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20 Celebrity Deaths of Significance in 2009


As 2009 draws to a close, you'll likely be seeing a lot of celebrity death lists, remembering those who died throughout the year.  For as long as I've had a personal home page on the interweb, I've marked celebrity passings.  You can read them all at

Here are twenty celebrities of note who passed away in 2009.

The Death of Childhood Memories

Here are ten deaths that in one way or another represented my fleeting youth.  The older we get, the more icons from our childhood loves we lose.  Still, we lost most of the following far too early.

Other Significant Celebrity Passings

There were a number of significant celebrity deaths in 2009.  Here are ten more who left us in 2009.

Abe Vigoda, however, is alive.

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