SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane, Washington, has a new mayor. So many celebrities’ lives have already been lost before the end of the first month of this year.
Betty White died of a stroke on December 31, 2018, and the year 2022 began on a sad note. The actress from “Golden Girls” died just 17 days before her 100th birthday, at 99.
More legends followed, including actor Sidney Poitier, who died on January 6. At 94, the first African-American to win an Academy Award passed away.
Bob Saget, the renowned “Full House” father figure, died of a stroke on January 9 at 65. Saget died of a heart attack in his hotel room after the first show of his tour, which no one saw coming.
Two more people left the entertainment industry on Thursday and Friday. Louie Anderson, who was best known for his role in “Baskets,” died on January 21 after a long battle with cancer. He was 68 years old at the time. Meat Loaf, an American singer and actor, died just one day before. At 74, the “Bat out of Hell” singer died of COVID-19.
Countless other celebrities have already claimed his year, although we are only 22 days into it. We can only hope that we don’t lose too many legends this year, as there have already been too many.
Please take a moment to remember those who have passed away, as well as the legacy they have left behind.