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Famous People Death 2022

Famous People Death 2022

Alexa McDonough a trailblazer for women in politics dead at 77

Alexa McDonough, a trailblazer for women in politics dead at 77

Alexa McDonough, whose leadership of the Nova Scotia NDP in 1980 made her the first woman to lead a major political party in Canada, has died at the age of 77.  McDonough, who also became the leader of the federal New Democratic Party in 1995, died at a care home in Halifax on Saturday after

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Country Songwriter Dallas Frazier Dead at 82
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Country Songwriter Dallas Frazier Dead at 82

Dallas Frazier was born in Spiro, Okla., on Oct. 27, 1939. At age 12, he was already writing songs. He also won a talent competition hosted by Ferlin Husky. By age 14, Frazier was recording for Capitol Records. In 1960, Frazier had his first success as a songwriter when “Alley Oop” became a pop hit

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Civil rights lawyer, professor Lani Guinier dead at 71

Lani Guinier civil rights lawyer, and professor dead at 71

Lani Guinier, the civil rights lawyer and scholar who got the nomination by President Bill Clinton to head the Justice Department’s civil rights division, was pulled after conservatives criticized her views on correcting racial discrimination, has died. She was 71. Guinier died Friday, Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning said to students and faculty.

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Actor Sidney Poitier broke color barriers; he is dead at 94

Sidney Poitier, the Black actor who broke color barriers, dead at 94.

Sidney Poitier died on Friday at age 94. The Bahamas Prime Minister Philip Davis broke the sad news in a speech broadcast on Facebook  Sidney Poitier was Born Sidney L. Poitier on February 20, 1927. He was a Bahamian-American actor, film director, activist, and ambassador. In 1964, Poitier won the Academy Award for Best Actor, becoming the

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Dead at 77, Dan Reeves Former Broncos, Falcons, Giants Coach

Dead at 77, Dan Reeves Former Broncos, Falcons, Giants Coach

ATLANTA (AP) — Dan Reeves’ talents off the field were recognized early on by Tom Landry. Reeves was still suiting up for the Dallas Cowboys when Landry made him a playing coach. He is dead at 77. At 37, Reeves landed his first head coaching job, pulled off a trade to acquire John Elway, and

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