15. Gene Wilder (83)

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Funny man Gene Wilder was a truly unique man.  A lot of people will remember him for his roles alongside Richard Pryor or as Willy Wonka.  Complications from Alzheimer’s disease led to his death.

16. Christina Grimmie (22)

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Grimmie’s story is the most saddening of the celebrity deaths in 2016.  The young and upcoming singer was shot to death by a deranged fan in Orlando.  Police speculate he had an “unrealistic infatuation” with Grimmie.  The shooter, James Loibi, had no prior criminal record.