Msall had been the Civic Federation's president since January 2002. He died Saturday surrounded by his family, the group said in a statement, calling his death a “devastating blow” that left its members heartbroken.
Hull was one of the most prolific forwards in NHL history, scoring 610 times during his 16-year career with Chicago, Hartford and Winnipeg. Nicknamed “The Golden Jet” for his speed and blond hair, he also collected 303 goals while playing for the Jets in the WHA for seven seasons.
Renowned jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, whose music entertained fans over a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and made him one of the country’s most successful jazz musicians, has died. He was 87.
Lay is best known as drummer for the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, but also played with Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, and Bob Dylan at the legendary 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
Saget's family members said they were devastated to confirm the news but invited all to join in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.
Here is a roll call of some influential figures who died in 2021 (cause of death cited for younger people, if available).
She was born Betty Marion White in Oak Park, Illinois, and the family moved to Los Angeles when she was a toddler.
Dickerson died Tuesday of complications from colon cancer at the same hospice care facility where his wife, Caitlin, died two years ago.
Bernard Haitink was principal conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 2006-2010, between the terms of music directors Daniel Barenboim and and Riccardo Muti.
Powell rose from a childhood in a fraying New York neighborhood to become the nation's chief diplomat.