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Notable deaths of 2017(29 images)

A look back at famous people who died in 2017.

David Cassidy
David Cassidy performs at B.B. Kings in New York City on July 19, 2012. Cassidy was hospitalized in Florida with organ failure and died on Nov. 21 surrounded by family. The beloved "Partridge Family" star lived to be 67. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Della Reese
Actress and singer Della Reese speaks during an unveiling ceremony honoring her "Touched by an Angel" costar Roma Downey (L) on August 11, 2016. Della Reese lived to be 86 and died peacefully surrounded by family in California. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Mel Tillis
Country Music Hall of Fame member Mel Tillis introduces Charlie McCoy at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville,Tenn. on February 4, 2009. Tillis had been battling intestinal issues since 2016 and died from respiratory failure in Florida. Former President Obama honored Tillis with a Medal of Arts in 2012. File photo by Frederick Breedon IV/UPI
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Fats Domino
Fats Domino waves to the crowd at the 2006 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Domino died of natural causes surrounded by family. He was 89. File Photo by Judi Bottoni/UPI
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