February 23, 1956 - April 5, 2017
The musician, composer, and lyricist founded the famous laser and pyrotechnic-prone Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He was 61.
October 18, 1960 - April 22, 2017
This American actress and former child star played Joanie Cunningham on the TV sitcom Happy Days as well as the spin-off show, Joanie Loves Chachi. She died after a battle with cancer at 56.
February 20, 1946 - April 11, 2017
In 1968, Geils founded the J. Geils Band, which went on to put out such '80s hits as "Centerfold," "Love Stinks, "Must of Got Lost," and more. He died of natural causes at age 71.
July 12, 1959 - April 12, 2017
A writer, comedian, and actor, Murphy was best known as a cast member and writer on Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show. He was also the older brother of actor Eddie Murphy. He died after battling leukemia at 57.