Comments for: Final goodbye: Neil Armstrong, Dick Clark, Whitney Houston among those who died in 2012

Posted Dec. 23, 2012, at 7:46 a.m.
Last modified Dec. 23, 2012, at 8:01 a.m.

Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever “the world’s oldest teenager.” Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades. Sadly, for others an established image was shattered by a fall …

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  • Aldin1

    Dick Clark finally passed away? I missed that in the news this past April. Then again, I figured he was gone several years back.

    • Anonymous

      When they told Dorothy Parker. that President Calvin Coolidge had died she asked; …and how can you tell?

  • Gerrit

    Regarding Martin Fleischmann, The Guardian wrote a good obituary

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/aug/31/martin-fleischmann

  • Anonymous

    Drug addict and loser Whitney Houston gets headline coverage above Dave Brubeck, Phylis Diller, Russell Means, Norodom Sihanouk, Barry Commoner, Sally Ride,and at least a dozen others more deserving of notoriety.
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    This paper has almost no credibility and certainly no class left.

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