Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2020
The world also said goodbye to U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement who died in July. Other former political figures who died this year include Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, New York Mayor David Dinkins, Arizona Gov. Here is a roll call of some influential figures who died in 2020 (cause of death cited for younger people, if available):___JANUARY___David Stern, 77. The guitarist who supplied the scratching, seething sound that fueled the highly influential British punk band Gang of Four. He fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music.
George Costanzas Dad On TV Series Seinfeld Actor Jerry Stiller Dead At 92
Im sad to say that my father, Jerry Stiller, passed away from natural causes, his son said in a tweet. He was a great dad and grandfather and the most dedicated husband to Anne for about 62 years. But the character wasnt working until Stiller suggested his reincarnation as an over-the-top crank who matched his wife scream for scream. Ben Stiller recalled trips with his sister to California when his parents would head west to do television appearances. Stiller joined Seinfeld in 1993, and moved on to King of Queens when the other Jerry & company went off the air in 1998.detroit.cbslocal.com