Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady passed away in April of this year, making her the UK’s first-ever dead female prime minister.
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Charlie Trotter: The famed chef died at the age of 54 and generously donated his body to culinary science.
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Annette Funicello: Funicello, who died at the age of 70 this year, is best remembered as the illegitimate daughter of Mickey Mouse.
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Tom Clancy: On October 1, 2013, the nation said goodbye to the last living member of the Rat Pack.
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One Lucky Reader: By clicking on this slide, you’ve entered in a contest to be killed by The Onion before the end of the year! Check on December 31 to see the lucky winner’s face added to this slideshow.
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Doris Lessing: Flung from a roller coaster at Six Flags in Dallas.
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Dennis Farina: His tragic death in July makes him the latest victim of the Reindeer Games curse.
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The singing, dancing flowerpot munchkin from ‘The Wizard Of Oz’: The singing, dancing flowerpot munchkin from The Wizard Of Oz captured our hearts and is now shut away in complete blackness beneath the earth.
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PNV J20233073+2046041: The white dwarf exploded in August after reaching a peak magnitude of 4.3. It is survived by the rest of the Delphinus constellation.