Category Archives: Obituaries

Tosca Succeeds in HD

On Saturday January 27th, 2018 the Metropolitan Opera (The Met) aired their new production of Puccini’s Tosca.  The director for this production is Sir David McVicar, with sets and costumes by John Macfarlane, and lighting by David Finn.  The conductor … Continue reading

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Johnny Bower Passes Away at 93

It has been announced that legendary Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Johnny Bower has passed away at 93 after a bout with pneumonia. Mr. Bower was a four time Stanley Cup Champion with the Toronto Maple Leafs, leading them to three … Continue reading

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Robert Hardy Dead at 91

Veteran stage and screen actor Robert Hardy has passed away at 91. Mr. Hardy was known for his appearance in the television series All Creatures Great and Small, Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter movies, and appearing … Continue reading

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Former CFL Head Coach Don Matthews has Passed Away

It has been announced that long term Canadian Football League (CFL) Head Coach Don Matthews has passed away at 77. Mr. Matthews was a long time Head Coach in the CFL, earning a record of 231 wins, 132 losses, and … Continue reading

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Adam West Passes Away at 88

Adam West, famous for his portraying the title character in the Batman TV series, has passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 88. Mr. West was born September 19th, 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington whose father was a … Continue reading

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Peter Sallis Passes Away at 96

Peter Sallis, the actor famous for his performances in the series Last of the Summer Wine and as the voice of Wallace in Wallace and Gromit, has passed away at the age of 96. Mr. Sallis died peacefully on Friday … Continue reading

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Dave Broadfoot has Passed Away

It has been announced that longtime Canadian comedian Dave Broadfoot has passed away.  Mr. Broadfoot was 90 years young. Mr. Broadfoot was born on December 5th, 1925 in Vancouver, British Coloumbia.  He would join the merchant navy in 1943 during … Continue reading

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Arnold Palmer Passes Away at 87

Legendary American golfer Arnold Palmer has passed away at the age of 87. Mr. Palmer was one of the most decorated golfers in the history of the sport.  He would win 62 titles during his PGA career, including four Masters … Continue reading

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Johan Botha Dies at 51

It has been reported that South African Heldentenor Johan Botha has passed away at the age of 51.  Mr. Botha had been suffering from cancer. Mr. Botha was known for singing some of the most difficult tenor roles in opera, … Continue reading

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Gordie Howe passes away at 88

Legendary hockey player Gordie Howe has passed away at the age of 88. Mr. Howe was born in Floral Saskatchewan on March 31st, 1928. Mr. Howe spent 32 years playing hockey, earning the nickname ‘Mr. Hockey.’  He played 26 seasons … Continue reading

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