Rest In Peace: March 2017

Celebrities and notable figures who passed away during the month of March 2017 included:

March 1
· Michael M. Ryan, 87, American actor
· Richard Karron, 82, American actor

March 3
· Jim Fuller, 69, the “Godfather of Surf Music,” Surfaris’ lead guitarist, “Wipe Out” co-writer
· René Préval, 74, Haitian politician, former Prime Minister and former President

March 4
· Edi Fitzroy, 62, Jamaican reggae singer

March 6
· Richard Adam “Ritchie Adams” Ziegler, 78, lead singer of the Fireflies (“You Were Mine”), songwriter (Bobby Lewis’ “Tossin’ And Turnin’, Engelbert Humperdinck’s “After The Lovin'”)
· Robert Osborne, 84, American film historian and long time Turner Classic Movies host

March 7
· Ron Bass, 68, American wrestling pro, complications from surgery

March 9
· Ann Beach, 78, British actress

March 10
· John Forgeham, 75, British actor, complications from a fall
· Tony Haygarth, 72, English actor, Alzheimer’s disease
· Joni Sledge, 60, American singer (Sister Sledge)

March 14
· Rodrigo Valdéz, 70, Colombian boxer, WBC middleweight champion
· Tsunehiko Watase, 72, Japanese actor

March 16
· K. R. Indira Devi, 65, Indian actress

March 17
· Lawrence Montaigne, 86, American actor

March 18
· Chuck Berry, 90, American Hall of Fame rock and roll icon, heart attack
· Erik Howell, 75, American actor
· Tony Russel, 91, American actor

March 19
· Jimmy Breslin, 88, American journalist (New York Daily News, Newsday), author, 1986 Pulitzer Prize winner, complications from pneumonia

March 21
· Chuck Barris, 87, American television producer, game show creator, host and songwriter (“Palisades Park”)

March 23
· Lola Albright, 91, American actress

March 25
· Clem Curtis, 76, Trinidadian-British singer (The Foundations), lung cancer

March 28,
· Christine Kaufmann, 72, Austrian-German actress, leukemia

March 30
· Rosalie “Rosie” Méndez, 71, American singer (Rosie and the Originals), composer (“Angel Baby”)

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