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In the year 2018

1,115 Notable deaths

Stephen Hawking

British theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author (1942–2018).

Born January 8th, 1942 in Oxford. [ref]

Died March 14th, 2018 at 76 years old in Cambridge (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). [ref]


American rapper (1998–2018).

Born January 23rd, 1998 in Plantation. [ref]

Died June 18th, 2018 at 20 years old in Deerfield Beach (ballistic trauma). [ref]

George H. W. Bush

President of the united states from 1989 to 1993.

Born June 12th, 1924 in Milton. [ref]

Died November 30th, 2018 at 94 years old in Houston (Parkinson's disease). [ref]

Stan Lee

American comic book writer (1922-2018).

Born December 28th, 1922 in Manhattan. [ref]

Died November 12th, 2018 at 95 years old in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (acute myocardial infarction). [ref]

John McCain

American politician and military officer (1936–2018).

Born August 29th, 1936 in Coco Solo.

Died August 25th, 2018 at 81 years old in Cornville (glioblastoma). [ref]

Anthony Bourdain

American chef and television personality (1956-2018).

Born June 25th, 1956 in New York City. [ref]

Died June 8th, 2018 at 61 years old in Kaysersberg Vignoble (hanging). [ref]


Swedish dj and music producer (1989–2018).

Born September 8th, 1989 in Stockholm.

Died April 20th, 2018 at 28 years old in Muscat (exsanguination).

Mac Miller

American rapper and record producer.

Born January 19th, 1992 in Pittsburgh.

Died September 7th, 2018 at 26 years old in Los Angeles (drug overdose).

Burt Reynolds

American actor (1936–2018).

Born February 11th, 1936 in Lansing.

Died September 6th, 2018 at 82 years old in Jupiter (cardiac arrest). [ref]

Aretha Franklin

American singer, songwriter, and pianist (1942-2018).

Born March 25th, 1942 in Memphis.

Died August 16th, 2018 at 76 years old in Detroit (pancreatic cancer). [ref]

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When we finally know we are dying, and all other sentient beings are dying with us, we start to have a burning, almost heartbreaking sense of the fragility and preciousness of each moment and each being, and from this can grow a deep, clear, limitless compassion for all beings. Sogyal Rinpoche