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Obituary: 12 celebrity deaths in December 2021

Betty White
Betty White is among the celebrity deaths in December 2021

These incredible stars departed us last month and it’s only fair that we remember them for their immense contribution to their various entertaining crafts.

These are the 12 celebrity deaths of December 2021.

1. John Madden

The American former football coach and sportscaster passed away on Tuesday, December 28, aged 85. He died a natural death at his home.

2. Betty White

The American actress joined her ancestors, aged 99. She passed away on December 31, 2021, at her home.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, they received an emergency call on Friday morning to Betty White’s home as she was unresponsive.

The police arrived at her home near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Bundy Drive in Brentwood around 9:30 a.m.

3. Demaryius Thomas

The American Football player died on December 9, 2021.

Thomas died on December 9 with LaTonya Bonseigneur informing the Associated Press that his cause of death was heart failure. He was 33 years old.

Thomas will be memorable for his achievements in the field as a receiver for the five-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl Champion.

4. Lina Wertmullar

The German filmmaker died on December 1, 2021, at her home in Rome. She was the first woman ever nominated for an Academy Award for her movie”& Beauties”. She was recognized for her 40-year career with an honoree Oscar in 2019.

She was 93 years of age.

5. Michael Nesmith

The American singer and guitarist passed on December 10 due to heart failure. He was with the band ‘The Monkeys’. Nesmith is remembered for his brilliant songwriting skills and for serving as a US veteran in the 1960’s.

He was 78 years.

6. Steve Bronski

The British instrumentalist died on December 7, 2021, at his home in London. He co-founded Bronski beats and made songs like “Small Town Boy” and “Hit that Perfect beat”

He died from smoke inhalation from a house fire at the age of 61.

7. Carmen Salinas

The Mexican actress died from a stroke on December 9. She was an icon for Mexican tv as she starred in lots of telenovelas during her time. She also starred in Man on Fire, a popular movie in Mexico. She was 82 at the time of her death.

8. Anne Rice

The American author passed away on December 11 in California. She was known for writing inspiring Vampire books that transcended into movies. She died from complications from a stroke at the age of 80.

9. Cara Williams

The American actress is remembered for her sitcoms Pete and Gladys and the Cara Williams show. She died December 9, 2021, from a heart attack at the age of 96.

10. Vicente Hernandez

He was one of Mexico’s cherished singers. He also starred in a couple of movies before his death. He died on December 12, 2021, from medical complications from a fall. He was 81.

11. Bell Books

The American author and acclaimed scholar died on December 15 2021. Her books focused on poetry, cultural criticisms and children delight. She died peacefully at the age of 69.

12. Larry Sellers

He was an American actor who was renowned for his stunt work and mind-blowing movies. He also starred in the Sopranos and Texas Ranger. He died in Oklahoma at the age of 72.

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