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Deaths for the week ending 29 May 2021:

Sunday, 23 May 2021

Eric Carle, children's author/illustrator (The Very Hungry Caterpillar), of kidney failure, 91.

Monday, 24 May 2021

Paul Christy, pro wrestler, 82.

Eugene Marve, NFL football player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), after a brief illness, 60.

Samuel E. Wright, voice actor (The Little Mermaid), of prostate cancer, 74.

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

J. D. Roberts, NFL football coach (New Orleans Saints), 88.

John Warner, U.S. senator (R-VA, 1979-2009), of heart failure, 94.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Kevin Clark, actor (School of Rock), hit by a vehicle while bicycling, 32.

Jerome Hellman, film producer (Midnight Cowboy), 92.

Patrick Sky, singer-songwriter (Songs That Made America Famous), of prostate cancer, 80.

Thursday, 27 May 2021

Foster Friess, conservative political donor, 81.

Friday, 28 May 2021

Mark Eaton, NBA basketball player (Utah Jazz), in a bicycling accident, 64.

Tony Marino, pro wrestler, 90.

Saturday, 29 May 2021

Joe Lara, actor (Tarzan in "Tarzan: The Epic Adventures"), in a private plane crash, 58. He was the husband of Gwen Shamblin Lara.

Gavin MacLeod, actor (Captain Merrill Stubing on "The Love Boat"), after a long illness, 90.

Gwen Shamblin Lara, Christian diet author (The Weigh Down Diet), in a private plane crash, 66. She was the wife of Joe Lara.

B. J. Thomas, country-pop singer ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"), of lung cancer, 78.