Now That the forth month of 2016 is over, we were saddened to learn that Rochester native and WWE star Chyna had passed away. Also SUNY distinguished music professor Tony Conrad has died. Western New York and our nation has lost many big names this year. Feel free to take a few minutes to remember those recognizable people who have left us in 2016.

Please note that this is simply an informational video list of notable people we’ve lost over the year and not a celebration of anything other than their lives. They include writers, producers, sports heroes, actors, and television personalities. RIP, famous people who died in 2016 – you will be remembered. Photo credits: Getty Images and you tube.