Deaths in 2017: Celebrities and Leaders Who Died This Year
In 2017, the world lost entertainers and leaders, activists and icons. Two were women behind landmark Supreme Court decisions. E
h Windsor, the LGBT activist whose case led to federal recognition of same-sex marriage, died in September at the age of 88. Norma McCorvey, who was the plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, died in February at the age of 69. The world mourned David Cassidy, the teen idol known for his role in The Partridge Family; Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved star of her eponymous 1970s
sitcom; and Tom Petty, the iconic singer-songwriter who forever changed American music. 2020第59期老版跑狗图 San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, the citys first Asian-American mayor, died unexpectedly this month after collapsing at a supermarket. He was 65. Others who passed away include Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as President Jimmy Carte
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t Sam Shepard, rock n roll legend Chuck Berry, and comedians Don Rickles and Jerry Lewis. Above, take a look back at the lives of some of the people we lost in 2017. Write
to Katie Reilly at Katie.Reilly@time.com.