Notable deaths of 2018 (16 images)

A look back at famous people who have died in 2018.
Updated: June 8, 2018 at 9:02 AM
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Chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain attends the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on August 16, 2014. Bourdain died by suicide in France at the age of 61, his employer CNN announced on June 8. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Kate Spade poses for pictures at the Time Magzine launch of "Time Style & Design" in New York City on February 10, 2003. Spade, the namesake and co-founder of Kate Spade New York, was found dead on June 5 at her home. The designer was 55 years old. File Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/UPI
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President Barack Obama presents the 2010 National Medal of Humanities to author Philip Roth in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on March 2, 2011. Roth, who wrote 31 novels known to be about male and Jewish identity and sexuality, died May 22 of congestive heart failure in a New York City hospital. File Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Author Tom Wolfe attends Time Magazine's 100 most influential people dinner gala held in New York City on April 19, 2005. Wolfe, among the writers credited with creating "New Journalism," died May 14 in a Manhattan hospital at age 88. File Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI
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Verne Troyer arrives at the Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night in Phoenix on March 24, 2012. Troyer, who played Mini-Me in two of the "Austin Powers" films, died April 21 at the age of 49. File Photo by Art Foxall/UPI
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Former first lady Barbara Bush, shown with her husband, former President George W. Bush at an election victory celebration for their son Jeb Bush for Florida governor. The family matriarch died April 17, 2018, at age 92. File Photo by Robert Stolpe/UPI.
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NPR newscaster, Carl Kasell, shown in St. Louis on April 10, 2010, has died at the age of 84 in Potomac, Md on April 17. Wife Mary Ann Foster, said the cause of death was complications of Alzheimer’s disease. At the age of 64, Kasell began a second career as “official judge and scorekeeper” of an NPR call-in comedy hour. Kasell joined National Public Radio's staff as a news announcer for Weekend All Things Considered in 1975 and was also the news announcer for NPR's Morning Edition from its inception in 1979 through 2009. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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