2016 was a year of tremendous loss...many talented people we enjoyed are gone. Above is a photo gallery of 31 of these entertainers and below is a HUGE - but partial - list of the many more that are gone:

ROBERT STIGWOOD, 81, Australian band manager (Bee Gees, Cream), Jan. 4

PAT HARRINGTON, JR., 86, American actor (‘Schneider’ on “One Day At A Time”) Jan. 6

TROY SHONDELL, 76 (“This Time” #6, 1961) Jan. 7

KITTY KALLEN, 94, American singer Jan. 7

ANGUS SCRIMM, 89, American actor (“Phantasm”) Jan. 9

DAVID BOWIE, 69 Jan. 10

ALAN RICKMAN, 69, English actor, Jan. 14

DAN HAGGERTY, 74 (“Grizzly Adams”) Jan. 15

NOREEN CORCORAN, 72 (daughter on TV’s “Bachelor Father”) Jan. 15

GARY LOIZZO, 70 (The American Breed, “Bend Me, Shape Me” 1968), Jan. 16

DALE GRIFFIN, 67, British drummer (Mott The Hoople), Jan. 17

BLOWFLY, 76, American musician and producer, Jan. 17

GLENN FREY, 67 Jan. 18

MIKE MINOR, 75, American actor Jan. 25 (‘Steve Elliott’ on “Petticoat Junction”)

ABE VIGODA, 94 Jan. 26

PAUL KANTNER, 74 (Jefferson Airplane/Starship) Jan. 28

SIGNE TOLY ANDERSON, 74 (Jefferson Airplane) Jan. 28

BOB ELLIOTT (half of comedy duo Bob & Ray), Feb. 2 (92).

JOE ALASKEY (Looney Tunes voice actor), Feb. 3 (63).

MAURICE WHITE (of Earth Wind & Fire), Feb. 3 (74).

JOE DOWELL (rock singer, “Wooden Heart,” #1, 1961), Feb. 4,(76).

DAN HICKS (Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks), Feb. 6 (74).

JOHNNY DUNCAN (“Robin” in the 1949 serial “Batman & Robin”), Feb. 9 (92).

GEORGE GAYNES (Commandant in the “Police Academy” movies) Feb.15 (98).

VANITY (Prince protege’ and member of Vanity 6) Feb. 15 (57).

CHARLIE TUNA (radio personality), Feb. 19 (71).

SONNY JAMES (singer), Feb. 22 (87).

GEORGE KENNEDY (actor), Feb. 28 (91).

GAYLE McCORMICK, vocalist for 60’s group ‘Smith’, March 1 (67)

NANCY REAGAN, March 6 (94)

GEORGE MARTIN, Beatles producer, March 8 (90)

ROBERT HORTON, star of TV’s “Wagon Train” March 9 (91)

KEITH EMERSON of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, March 10 (71)

GOGI GRANT, pop vocalist of “The Wayward Wind” (#1, 1956), March 10 (91)

LEE ANDREWS, of ‘Lee Andrews & The Hearts’ (hit #20 “Tear Drops” in 1957), March 16 (79)

FRANK SINATRA JR., March 16, (72)

LARRY DRAKE, actor (L.A. Law, Darkman), March 17 (67)

JOE SANTOS, actor (The Rockford Files, etc.), March 18 (84)

PETER BROWN, actor (Lawman, Laredo), March 21 (80)

JOE GARAGIOLA, baseball player, sportscaster, March 23 (90)

KEN HOWARD, actor (The White Shadow), March 23 (71)

JIM ROSELLE, sportscaster, March 23 (89)

EARL HAMNER JR, TV writer & producer (The Waltons, Falcon Crest), March 24 (92)

GARRY SHANDLING, comedian, March 24 (66)

JAMES NOBLE, actor (“Benson”), March 28 (94)

PATTY DUKE, actress, March 29 (69)

MERLE HAGGARD, April 6, (79)

JIMMIE VAN ZANT, April 7, (59)

ARTHUR ANDERSON, voice of ‘Lucky Charms’ leprechaun, April 9, (93)

ANNE JACKSON, actress, April 12, (90)

DAVID GEST, former husband of Liza Minnelli, April 12. (62)

DORIS ROBERTS, actress, April 17, (90)

CHYNA, pro wrestler, April 18, (46)

MILT PAPPAS, ballplayer for Orioles, Cubs & Reds, April 19, (76)

PRINCE, April 21, (57)

LONNIE MACK, rock guitarist, April 21, (74)

BILLY PAUL, “Me & Mrs. Jones” singer, April 24, (81)

WILLIAM SCHALLERT, actor, May 8, 93

JULIUS LA ROSA, singer, May 12, 86

DICK McAULIFFE, former Detroit Tiger, May 13, 76

ALAN YOUNG, ‘Wilbur’ on the TV show “Mr. Ed,” May 19, 96

MORLEY SAFER, journalist, May 19, 84

MELL LAZARUS, cartoonist of “Miss Peach,” May 24, 89

MUHAMMAD ALI, June 3 (74)

BOBBY CURTOLA, early rock/pop singer, June 4 (73)

GORDIE HOWE, hockey Hall-of-Famer, June 10 (88)

CHICO FERNANDEZ, former Detroit Tiger, June 11 (84)

JANET WALDO, voice of cartoon character Jane Jetson, June 12 (96)

RON MASON, MSU hockey coach, June 13 (76)

ANN MORGAN GUILBERT, actress (‘Millie’ on “The Dick Van Dyke Show”), June 14 (87)

HENRY McCULLOUGH, guitarist for Paul McCartney & Wings, June 14 (72)

SCOTTY MOORE, guitarist for Elvis Presley, June 28 (84)

NOEL NEILL (Lois Lane on 1950’s TV “Superman” series), July 3 (95)

GARY PAXTON, produced hit “Monster Mash” and was lead vocalists for The Hollywood Argyles (“Alley Oop,” 1960), July 15 (77)

GARRY MARSHALL, American director, producer, writer and actor, July 19 (81)

SHAWSHANK TREE, North American white oak tree featured in “The Shawshank Redemption,” July 22 (180)

LEE GRANT, actress (‘Shampoo’), July 22 (84)

JACK DAVIS, artist, drew cartoons for early MAD magazines & comics, and the 1950’s comic book “Tales From The Crypt,” etc., July 27 (91)

RICCI MARTIN, musician & son of Dean Martin, Aug. 3 (62)

PETE FOUNTAIN, clarinetist, Aug. 6 (86)

GLENN YARBROUGH, (hit, “Baby, The Rain Must Fall”), Aug. 11 (86)

KENNY BAKER (“R2D2” of ‘Star Wars’), Aug. 13 (81)

JIM WOOLLEY (of Nine Inch Nails), Aug. 14 (49)

JOHN MCLAUGHLIN (“The McLaughlin Group”), Aug. 16 (89)

PRESTON HUBBARD (of The Fabulous Thunderbirds), Aug. 17 (63)

JACK RILEY (“The Bob Newhart Show”), Aug. 19 (80)

MATT ROBERTS (of 3 Doors Down), Aug. 20 (38)

MARVIN KAPLAN (“It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”), Aug. 25 (89)

GENE WILDER (“Willy Wonka”), Aug. 29 (83)

HUGH O’BRIEN, TV’s “Wyatt Earp,” Sept. 5 (91).

JAMES STACY, actor, “Something Wicked This Way Comes, Sept. 9 (79).

ALEXIS ARQUETTE, actor/actress, Sept. 11 (47).

JERRY CORBETTA, of the group Sugarloaf (“Green-Eyed Lady,” “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You”), Sept. 16 (68).

EDWARD ALBEE, American playwright, Sept. 16 (88).

BOBBY BREEN, former child actor, Sept. 19 (88).

JOHN D. LOUDERMILK, songwriter (Indian Reservation,” “Tobacco Road,” “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye”), Sept. 21 (82).

BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO, musician, Sept. 24 (68).

ARNOLD PALMER, pro golfer, Sept. 25 (87).

HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS, director of gore/horror films, Sept. 26 (87).

OSCAR BRAND, singer/songwriter, radio broadcaster, Sept. 30 (96).

DON CICCONE, vocalist for The Critters and The 4 Seasons (sang lead on “December 1963”), Oct. 8 (70)

TOM HAYDEN, activist, former husband of Jane Fonda, Oct. 23 (76)

BOBBY VEE, 50’s & 60’s pop singer, Oct. 24 (73)

JOHN ZACHERLE, 50’s & 60’s horror-show host, Oct. 27 (98)

TAMMY GRIMES, actress, Oct. 30 (82).

KAY STARR, singer (“Rock & Roll Waltz”), Nov. 3 (94)

JANET RENO, former attorney general, Nov. 7 (78)

LEONARD COHEN, singer/songwriter, poet, Nov. 7 (82)

AL CAIOLA, guitarist (“Bonanza” theme), Nov. 9 (96)

ROBERT VAUGHN, actor (“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”), Nov. 11 (83)

LUPITA TOVAR, actress (Universal Pictures’ 1931 Spanish version of “Dracula”), No. 12 (106)

LEON RUSSELL, rock singer, songwriter, producer, musician, Nov. 13 (74)

MOSE ALLISON, musician, singer/songwriter (“Young Man Blues”), Nov. 15 (89)

JERRY TUCKER, child actor, member of “The Little Rascals (Our Gang),” Nov. 23 (91)

FLORENCE HENDERSON, actress (mom on “The Brady Bunch”), Nov. 24 (82)

AL BRODAX, film producer (the Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” film), Nov. 24 (90)

RON GLASS, actor (Detective Harris on “Barney Miller”), Nov. 25 (71)

FIDEL CASTRO, politician, Nov. 25 (90)

FRITZ WEAVER, actor (Stephen King’s “Creepshow”), Nov. 26 (90)

BILLY CHAPIN, child actor (“Night Of The Hunter”), 72, Dec. 2

MARGARET WHITTON, actress (“The Secret Of My Success”), 67, Dec. 4

PETER VAUGHAN, actor (“Game Of Thrones”), 93, Dec. 6

GREG LAKE, musician (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), 69, Dec. 7

JOHN GLENN, astronaut, 95, Dec. 8

JIM LOWE, pop singer (“The Green Door,” #1 in 1956), 93, Dec. 12

ALAN THICKE, actor, 69, Dec. 13

BERNARD FOX, actor ('Malcolm Merriweather' on “The Andy Griffith Show”), 89, Dec. 14

GORDIE TAPP, singer/comedian (“Hee Haw”), 94, Dec. 18

ZSA ZSA GABOR, actress 99, Dec. 18

LIZ SMITH, actress, 95, Dec. 24

GEORGE MICHAEL, pop singer, 53, Dec. 25

DUCK EDWING, cartoonist (MAD Magazine), 82, Dec. 26

CARRIE FISHER, actress, 60, Dec. 27

DEBBIE REYNOLDS, actress, 84, Dec. 28

WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER, actor ('Father Mulcahy” on M*A*S*H), 84, Dec. 31