Deaths for the week ending 2 January 2021:
Sunday, 27 December 2020
William Link, TV screenwriter/producer ("Columbo"), of heart failure, 87.
Nick McGlashan, reality TV personality ("Deadliest Catch"), apparently of a drug overdose, 33.
Loyd Phillips, NFL football player (Chicago Bears), cause not reported, 75.
Monday, 28 December 2020
Cy McClairen, NFL football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), 89.
Tuesday, 29 December 2020
Jessica Campbell, actress (Election), of natural causes, 38.
Pierre Cardin, fashion designer, 98.
Joe Clark, New Jersey high school principal (depicted by Morgan Freeman in Lean On Me), 82.
Joey LaMotta, pro boxer, 95. He was the younger brother of the late boxer Jake LaMotta.
Phyllis McGuire, pop singer (The McGuire Sisters), 89. She was the last surviving member of the trio, which also consisted of her sisters, Ruby and Dotttie.
John Paul Jr., auto racer and racketeer, cause not reported, 60. He was the son of auto racer John Paul Sr. (obviously).
Wednesday, 30 December 2020
Aldo Andretti, auto racer, 80. He was the twin brother of auto racer Mario Andretti.
Samuel Little, U.S. serial murderer, after a long illness, 80.
Adolfo "Shabba Doo" Quinones, dancer/actor (Breakin'), cause not reported, 65.
Alto Reed, rock saxophonist (Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band), of colon cancer, 72.
Dawn Wells, actress (Mary Ann Summers on "Gilligan's Island"), of coronavirus disease, 82.
Thursday, 31 December 2020
Richard Thornburgh, governor of Pennsylvania and U.S. attorney general (1988-91), 88.
Friday, 1 January 2021
Mark Eden, actor (British), 92.
George Gerdes, actor (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), of a brain aneurysm, 72.
Floyd Little, NFL football player (Denver Broncos), of cancer, 78.
Saturday, 2 January 2021
Paul Westphal, NBA basketball player (Phoenix Suns), of brain cancer, 70.