Following is a comprehensive list of the celebrated figures we lost in 2021. I will update it as 2021 deaths are reported into 2022.
Each name is followed by the deceased figure's age at the time of death, birth and death dates, a description and a link to the original obit.
Who did I miss? Read 'em and weep ... A boy and his dog (Images via Dell & TV Guide) Lee Aaker, 77 (September 25, 1943-April 1, 2021) Rusty on TV's The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954-1959) OBIT Move over, Babe! (GIF via GIPHY) Hank Aaron, 86 (February 5, 1934-January 22, 2021) All-time great baseball player who held the MLB record for career home runs for 33 years OBITS Khalid bin Abdullah, 83 (circa 1937-January 11, 2021) Saudi prince, racehorse owner OBIT Bob