ObitTree Blog

Canadian rock legend and frontman of The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie, has passed away after a long battle with terminal brain cancer. Learn more about his life and accomplishments here.

Petty was best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as the 1980s super group, the Travelling Wilburys. Both as a solo artist and as a member of the Heartbreakers, Petty was an American rock legend and one of the most commercially successful rock artists of all time.

At least 50 are dead and more than 200 injured in the largest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Hefner was more than just the founder of one of the most iconic magazines of the 20th century, he was a journalist, political activist, philanthropist, and World War 2 veteran.

Princess Diana was a devoted mother, style icon, and one of the most influential members of the Royal Family. To mark the 20th anniversary of her untimely passing, we take a look back at her life and the events that lead to her unfortunate death.

As an entertainer, he achieved success in films, television, nightclubs, and Broadway. Mr. Lewis was more than just an entertainer though, he also wrote, produced and directed several successful movies. During his career, he became a comedy icon and influenced generations of comics.

Campbell’s career spanned more than half a century and charted over 80 hit songs during his career. Some of his most popular songs included “Southern Nights”, “Galveston”, “Wichita Lineman” and “Rhinestone Cowboy”. Each of these hits reached No. 1 on the country charts and had success crossing over to the pop charts.

Bennington was a talented musician and helped propel Linkin Park to one of the most popular and commercially successful rock bands of the early 2000s. He was also a member of several other groups over the years, most notably as the lead vocalist for Stone Temple Pilots from 2013-2015.

Prodigy Rapper November 2, 1974 – June 20, 2017   American rapper, Prodigy, one half of the rap group Mobb Deep has passed away at the age of 42 according to his publicist and multiple reports.

Adam West Actor September 19. 1928 – June 9, 2017   Adam West, the actor best known for playing Batman on the television show during the 1960’s has passed away after a short battle with leukemia according to multiple reports. He was 88. Prior to landing the role of Batman, West was steadily gaining popularity and