ObitTree Blog

Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul” has passed away at the age of 76. Franklin is remembered as a cultural icon who transformed music. During her lengthy career, Franklin released several hit songs including “Think,” ”I Say a Little Prayer“ and her signature song, ”Respect”. Click here to read her obituary.

Longtime manager and patriarch to the Jackson family, Joe Jackson has passed away. Click here to read his obituary and learn more about his life.

Richard Harrison star of the hit TV series Pawn Stars has passed away at the age of 77. Click here to read his obituary and celebrate his life.

Critically acclaimed author, tv host and celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain has passed away according to multiple reports. Click here to read his obituary and celebrate his life.

World-renowned American fashion designer and businesswoman Kate Spade has died according to multiple reports. Click here to read her obituary and celebrate her life.

Verne Troyer Actor January 1, 1969 – April 21, 2018   Verne Troyer, known to most by his memorable role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers Trilogy, died on April 21, 2018 at the age of 49. His cause of death has not been released, however a statement posted on his social media eluded to

Avicii DJ & Music Producer September 8, 1989 – April 20, 2018   Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii has passed away at the age of 28 according to multiple reports. Avicii was a world-renowned music producer and DJ in the electronic dance music (EDM) scene.   His publicist, Diana Baron confirmed

Barbara Bush Former First Lady & June 8, 1925 – April 2017, 2018   Former First Lady, Barbara Bush has passed away at the age of 92 according to multiple reports. Bush was the wife of the 41st and mother of the 43rd US Presidents.   The office of her husband, former President George H.

British actor John Mahoney has died at the age of 77. Best known for his role as Martin Crane in the hit television show Frasier, Mahoney was an accomplished actor and had a lengthy career. Learn more about his life and accomplishments here.

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.