Famous deaths in Feb 2012
Famous deaths in Feb 2012_Notable deaths in February
In February we lost many beloved people, including a pop icon, "Grandpa Joe" and "The Kid." Scroll through to read about these and others who passed away.
Died Feb. 21 (b. 1946)
Tom Martinez was a football coach for a small college and some big clients, most prominently for this standout from the New England Patriots.Tom Martinez elway russell (teenagers OR youth),Tom Martinez (February 21, 1946 – February 21, 2012 ... the Raiders' coaches for all but ruining Russell. ... He also helped John Elway, in his youth.Tom Martinez College of San Mateo,Tom Martinez (February 21, 1946 – February 21, 2012) was an American football coach. He coached at the College of San Mateo until 2005.
Died Feb. 18 (b. 1933)
The films of cinematographer Ric Waite include "Footloose," "48 Hrs.," "Red Dawn" and "The Long Riders."
Died Feb. 17 (b. 1943)
Michael Davis was a multi-talented musician who was the bassist for revolutionary MC5.michael davis guitarist singer songwriter music producerMichael Davis (June 5, 1943 – February 17, 2012) was an American bass guitarist, singer, songwriter and music producer, best known as a member of the MC5.MC5MC5 is an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964. The original band line-up consisted of vocalist Rob Tyner,Davis liver failure wifeMichael Davis, the bassist of influential late 1960s rock band MC5, has died of liver failure, his wife said. He was 68. Davis died at Enloe Medical Center in Chico.Davis mc5 national convention riotThe band performed as part of the protests against the Vietnam War at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago that were broken up by a police riot.
Dick Anthony Williams
Died Feb. 16 (b. 1934)
Dick Anthony Williams was a wide-ranging actor, known on Broadway and for portraying an icon.
Died Feb. 16 (b. 1954)
Baseball legend Gary Carter was a career catcher, a champion hitter and a coach. Gary carter inducted hall of fameCarter was inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame in 2001 In 2003, Carter was elected ... Gary Carter at the Baseball Hall of Fame.Carter Catcher "21 year career"Gary Edmund Carter (April 8, 1954 – February 16, 2012) was an American professional baseball catcher whose 21-year career was spent primarily with the Montreal.Carter World Series 12th-inning single 10th-inning gameFeb 16, 2012 · In the 10th inning he hit a game ... won 108 games in 1986. His 12th-inning single ... in the World Series. The Red Sox took the first two games. +Gary Carter minor (college OR university) Brain cancer didn’t keep Gary Carter from Opening Day. Carter, the head baseball coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida, coach
Died Feb. 16 (b. 1917)
Actress Elyse Knox was a B-movie queen before retiring to raise children with her trophy-winning husband. Their son is a famous actor.
Died Feb. 15 (b. 1916)
Zelda Kaplan was a famous New York socialite and an activist, especially for women in Africa.
Died Feb. 13 (b. 1920)
Actor and singer Russell Arms starred on "Your Hit Parade" and wrote an acclaimed book about it.
Died Feb. 12 (b. 1929)
Actor David Kelly played the famous Grandpa Joe in this movie musical and had worldwide appeal.
Died Feb. 12 (b. 1921)
John Severin was a prolific comic book artist who held a long tenure with one satirical magazine and cofounded another.
Died Feb. 11 (b. 1963)
Whitney Houston was a pop icon . She was the most-awarded female musician and one of the best-selling musicians ever.
Patricia Stephens Due
Died Feb. 7 (b. 1939)
Patricia Stephens Due was a lifelong activist in the civil rights movement. She was part of the first jail-in and remained incarcerated for many days.
Died Feb. 6 (b. 1956)
Astronaut Janice Voss traveled to space multiple times, tying the NASA record for women. She began working for NASA at age 16.
Died Feb. 4 (b. 1901)
Florence Green was part of a special British battalion and was the last surviving veteran of World War I.
Died Feb. 3 (b. 1930)
Actor Ben Gazzara was a TV, stage and film actor whose career began in the 1950s and extended to a 1990s cult classic and a 2003 Emmy Award.
Died Feb. 3 (b. 1942)
Filmmaker Zalman King expanded the erotic in films like "9½ Weeks" and on late-night TV.
Died Feb. 1 (b. 1936)
Don Cornelius was the creator and longtime host of "Soul Train" .
Died Feb. 1 (b. 1921)
Angelo Dundee was a popular boxing trainer who nurtured "The Greatest" and worked with George Foreman and Sugar Ray Leonard.
Died Feb. 1 (b. 1954)
Artist Mike Kelley worked in many mediums, collaborated with his community and was in a rock band.