Dan Haggerty has died. the world now has to mourn yet another death, too many in the last months. TMZ has reported that seventy-four-year-old lovable mountain man Haggerty, who was an actor, animal trainer, and stunt expert, well known for the film The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams and its TV continuation lost his battle with Cancer early in the morning on Friday, January 15, 2016. According to sources which were close to his family, the cancer was discovered a few months back following his back surgery. During his hospital stay receiving treatment, doctors expressed to him that the end was coming near, his son then informed close friends and family to come visit over the last few days before his death.
Fans have mourned other deaths this year such as forty-three-year-old British EastEnders actress Sian Blake, eighty-six-year-old Pat Harrington, Jr., star of the sitcom One Day at a Time, ninety-four-year-old Kitty Kallen, known for her hit “Little Things Mean a Lot.” seventy-six years old Troy Shondell for the one hit wonder “This Time.”, Seventy-three-year-old Otis Clay R&B and soul singer, eight-nine-year-old Angus Scrimm, best known for playing The Tall Man in the Phantasm film series, including this year’s Phantasm V: Ravager. Thirty-one-year-old Michael Galeota known for his starring role in the Disney Channel series The Jersey, seventy-eight year old David Margulies, who appeared on Law & Order and The Sopranos, partner of True Blood actress Lois Smith, and in the last few days sixty-eight year old Alan Rickman, sixty nine, English actor best known as Hogwarts professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films, seventy three year old Réné Angelil, 73, Canadian singer and Céline Dion’s husband and former manager and David Bowie, British singer.
They truly will all missed very much.