By Nick Russo

Today, it was announced that Carrie Fisher has passed away and everyone seems to be rallying behind the cry that 2016 took too many of our most talented stars. How many did it take, though?

A lot, almost too many to count. Here’s a list of the celebs we lost this year:

David Bowie, 69
Alan Rickman, 69

Glenn Frey, 67
Maurice White, 74
Harper Lee, 89
George Kennedy, 91
George Martin, 90
Keith Emerson, 71
Frank Sinatra Junior, 72
Patty Duke, 69
Merle Haggard, 79
David Gest, 62
Joseph Mascolo – 87
Victoria Wood, 62
Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, 46
Prince, 57
Billy Paul, 80
Guy Clark, 74
Emilio Navaira – 53
Christina Grimmie – 22
John Berry, 52
Alan Young, 96
Nick Menza, 51
Muhammad Ali, 74
Anton Yelchin, 27
Scotty Moore, 84
Kenny Baker, 81
Gene Wilder, 83
Charmian Carr, 73
Arnold Palmer, 87
Pete Burns, 57
Bobby Vee, 73
Leonard Cohen, 82
Robert Vaughn, 83
Leon Russell, 74
Florence Henderson, 82
Ron Glass, 71
Andrew Sachs, 86
Peter Vaughan, 93
John Glenn, 95
Greg Lake, 69
Zsa Zsa Gabor, 99
George Michael, 53
Carrie Fisher, 60
Jose Fernandez, 24
Nancy Reagan, 94
Gordie Howe, 88
Antonin Scalia, 79
Alan Thicke, 69
Garry Shandling, 66
Edward Albee, 88
Abe Vigoda, 94
Garry Marshall, 81
Pat Summitt, 64
Craig Sager, 65
John Saunders, 61
Morley Safer, 84
Gwen Ifill, 61
Rob Ford, 46
Elie Weisel, 87
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, 93
Juan Gabriel, 66
Phife Dawg, 45
Peter Shaffer, 90
Kimbo Slice, 42
Nate Thurmond, 74
Shimon Peres, 93
Dennis Byrd, 51
Henry Heimlich, 96
Michu Meszaros (Alf), 76
Janet Reno, 78

If nothing else, use this is a reminder to hug your loved ones because tomorrow isn’t promised. Also, make the best of your days on Earth for they are not unlimited. Love everybody. God bless you all as we approach 2017!

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