In memory of those who have “died suddenly” in the United States – MCM

Students, teachers, coaches, cops and other local heroes of all kinds have been among this past week’s “suddenly” departed

Mark Crispin Miller


William Hurt died of “natural causes” at 71:

William Hurt, Oscar-winning actor, dies at 71

March 13, 2022

William Hurt, whose laconic charisma and self-assured subtlety as an actor made him one of the 1980s’ foremost leading men in movies such as “Broadcast News,” “Body Heat” and “The Big Chill,” has died. He was 71.

Hurt’s son, Will, said in a statement that Hurt died Sunday of natural causes. He said Hurt died peacefully, among family. Deadline first reported Hurt’s death.

Before the “vaccination” program, no one as young as 71 “died of natural causes.”

Tova Borgnine, QVC Personality, Dead at 80

March 13, 2022

Tova Borgnine, a cosmetics entrepreneur and an early QVC star, has died. She was 80. Borgnine, the widow of actor Ernest Borgnine, died on Feb. 26, Tova Beverly Hills President Michele Uram said, reports the New York Times. She did not reveal a cause of death.

Country hitmaker Brad Martin dead at 48

March 12, 2022

Country singer Brad Martin has died. The singer-songwriter, who scored one solo hit via Epic Records in the early 2000s and also played in a county duo signed to Curb Records, died on Friday (March 11) at the age of 48.

Martin’s cause of death has not been disclosed publicly.

Jesse Boshears Death, Perryville football player died at 20

March 11, 2022

20-year-old Jesse Shane Boshears of Perryville, Arkansas passed away March 03, 2022. No cause of death has been released. “My friends, it’s with a heavy heart that the young man, Jesse Boshears who played football at perryville,” a post from Twila Russell said. “While in there he had a stroke among other issues that developed after he got put in the hospital…”

Arkansas Tech recommends “vaccination” but does not mandate it:

Unexpected Malibu Student Death Prompts Outpouring Of Support

March 10, 2022

MALIBU, CA — Pepperdine University community members gathered Wednesday for a prayer vigil in memory of student Autumn Tennison, 21, a junior who died Monday.

Tennison’s death was “unexpected,” said Dan Rodriguez, one of Tennison’s teachers at Pepperdine.

Tennison’s cause of death was still under investigation by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.

Pepperdine University’s “vaccine” mandate:

All students accessing any University campus or facility who do not claim an exemption must upload proof of vaccination by December 9, 2021.

Sheena Sisavath Death, OFSAA track & field athlete died at 26

March 11, 2022

26-year-old Sheena Sisavath passed away unexpectedly after a medical emergency on March 3rd, 2022. She was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario on November 20th, 1995 to her father, Ning Boubane and mother, Somphone Sisavath.   She was an excellent athlete who went to OFSAA [Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations] in Track and Field.

Mekbul Timmer dead: Jeff and Mattie Timmer’s 18-year-old son dies ‘unexpectedly’

March 8, 2022

The teenage son of Republican party activist Jeff Timmer and his wife Mattie has died “unexpectedly,” according to a statement from The Lincoln Project. He was 18 years old.

While Timmer’s cause of death has not been made public, his sister, Maggie, said in a Facebook post that his passing was “unexpected.”

Eagle Mountain family remembers 9-year-old who died suddenly

March 14, 2022

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — Family members on Monday were remembering a 9-year-old boy who died suddenly over the weekend.

Garth Gagnier said his son, Logan, simply went to sleep Friday night after spending the evening with his grandparents and a sibling, and seemed to be late rising Saturday morning.

“My oldest daughter ran upstairs just to see if he was okay and found him unresponsive and… he’d been gone for hours,” Gagnier said as his eyes welled up with tears.

Gagnier said the boy had no known health issues, and a preliminary autopsy came back as inconclusive.

Eagle Mountain family remembers 9-year-old who died suddenly

“He was healthy and he was active, so that’s what’s confusing and frustrating,” the father said.

According to the family, Logan was very active in sports, including football and basketball, and loved BYU football and the Utah Jazz.

Catherine Edgell, Internist in Portland, OR died at 33

March 9, 2022

33-year-old Dr. Catherine “Cate” Lydia Edgell, a resident of Portland, Oregon passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Catherine was born on July 15, 1988. The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Dr. Catherine L. Edgell is an internist in Portland, Oregon and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center-Corvallis and OHSU Hospital. She received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and has been in practice between 3-5 years.

Oregon’s “vaccine” mandate for healthcare workers:

Following on the heels of an executive order by Oregon’s governor requiring full vaccination for teachers, staff and volunteers in K12 schools, the Oregon Health Authority yesterday issued a new rule requiring that healthcare providers and healthcare staff be vaccinated against COVID-19 as of October 18, 2021.

Autopsy performed on top aide to St. Louis County executive who died unexpectedly at 37

March 14, 2022

ST. LOUIS — The I-Team is learning more about the final hours of Cora Faith Walker, a former state representative and top aide to St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, whose recent sudden and unexpected death prompted an outpouring of support from local, state and national politicians.

Fire and EMS crews were called to the Live! By Lowe’s hotel in the 700 block of Clark Avenue in St. Louis at 8:58 a.m. Friday.  It’s unclear what the nature of the call was.

St. Louis Medical Examiner Dr. Michael Graham conducted an autopsy Monday.

“There were no physical injuries or signs of trauma to the body,” he said.

Graham said he would not be able to determine the cause of Walker’s death until toxicology results come back in about a month.

Knoxville teacher and basketball coach with a ‘wonderful smile’ dies suddenly

March 8, 2022

Teacher, coach, mentor, friend. Knoxville teacher Eric Robertson was so many things to so many people, but he shined with the same light in all those roles.

Robertson, 28, died unexpectedly Monday night while playing basketball. An “exceptional” collegiate and professional basketball player, Robertson had lived in Knoxville for four years with his family.

‘On the cusp of this beautiful fairy tale,’ suburban teacher dies at 39 of newly diagnosed cancer soon after becoming a first-time mom

March 11, 2022

Twenty-one months after a bagpiper performed at his wedding, Jimmy Jeske had to track him down again. This time, it was to play at the funeral of his wife of less than two years.

Mary Elizabeth Jeske’s death March 1 came 21 months after getting married, four months after giving birth to her son Harry and just three weeks after finding out she had colon cancer.

The former La Grange kindergarten teacher was 39

The school where Jeske worked does not require vaccinations, only suggest and recommends it:

Martin McClain, ‘titan’ Florida death row lawyer, dies at 67

March 9, 2022

TALLAHASSEE – Martin McClain, a trailblazing attorney whose representation of Death Row inmates earned accolades from judges, Supreme Court justices and his peers, died suddenly at his Wilton Manors home this week, sources close to the lawyer said Tuesday.

McClain, 67, was found dead Monday, numerous sources told the News Service.

News of McClain’s unexpected death shook the close-knit death-penalty legal community. McClain, who served as a mentor to many top death-penalty attorneys, was acclaimed for his encyclopedic knowledge of one of the most complex areas of law.

Russ T. Nailz, local comedian and radio personality, dies at 64

March 9, 2022

SAN DIEGO – Longtime San Diego radio personality and comedian Russ T. Nailz died Wednesday. He was 64.

No further information was immediately available on the circumstances of his death.

Colleagues mourn death of state Rep. David Wheeler

March 9, 2022

State Rep. David Wheeler, R-Vestavia Hills, died unexpectedly March 9 at the age of 72.

Wheeler was finishing up his first term in the state House of Representatives representing District 47, which includes parts of Hoover and Vestavia Hills. He had qualified to run for another term before his passing.

No cause of death reported.

Goldman Sachs public finance banker Terry Thornton dies at 51

March 9, 2022

Terry Thornton, a senior vice president in Goldman Sachs’s Houston investment banking office, died suddenly on Feb. 27 at the age of 51.

Goldman Sachs employees must be vaccinated:

Hero Down: Hemphill ISD Police Chief James ‘Mike’ Hanks Dies Unexpectedly

March 8, 2022

Hemphill, TX – Hemphill Independent School District (ISD) Police Chief James “Mike” Hanks died unexpectedly while off duty on Feb. 21.

The 69-year-old police chief had just returned from a fishing trip when the incident occurred, KJAS reported. His exact cause of death was not released.

Cohasset police officer collapses and dies unexpectedly

March 13, 2022

Cohasset Police Chief William Quigley announced Saturday that Officer Mark Jenkins died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday.

Quigley said Jenkins was in Quincy with coworkers Friday afternoon when he collapsed. His coworkers initiated CPR, and both Quincy Emergency Services and Carney Hospital workers tried to revive him, but were unsuccessful, Quigley said.

Age not noted.

Rookie San Jose police officer, former San Jose State running back dies

March 14, 2022

A rookie San Jose police officer who joined the agency after a San Jose State football career that took him from junior-college walk-on to lead running back died suddenly over the weekend, according to authorities.

DeJon Packer, 24, was found dead Sunday afternoon at his Milpitas home, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office and a law-enforcement source. The Milpitas Police Department’s press log shows that officers were called to the home for a report of a sudden death.

Additional details about the circumstances of Packer’s death were not immediately released. The coroner’s office stated that an official cause of death is still pending.

Rookie San Jose police officer, former San Jose State running back dies

Firefighter & First Responder Jeff Dahl is dead

March 9, 2022

Firefighter & First Responder Jeff Dahl passed away suddenly on Tuesday, 8th of March 2022. The cause of Jeff Dahl’s death has not been released. 

Jeff has been a valued member of Lake Henry Fire Department [Minnesota] since 1990. Jeff was an incredible friend to many on the department. Jeff’s 32 years of dedication to his fire family, community, was something to admire.

‘It was the last thing that any of us expected’: Peoria realtor dies of aneurysm at 44

March 8, 2022

PEORIA – Michelle Thies had a way of making friends wherever she went – a fact that was evident when more than 500 people attended her visitation. 

A real estate agent, a mother of two and a lifelong resident of central Illinois, Thies, 44, died suddenly of a brain aneurysm Feb. 23.

John Davern, Downtown’s Pied Piper, Dies At 58

March 14, 2022

John Davern, the longest-residing member of the Rochdale Co-op and free-spirited ​“unofficial mayor of Rudy’s” (at its original location), has died unexpectedly at the age of 58.

The cause of death is not known at this point, according to his sister-in-law, Sandy Davern.

Trenton Native, Beloved Aunt Dies Suddenly At 33

March 8, 2022

Trenton native and beloved aunt Monee S. Burk died unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 1. She was 33.

Support Surges For Family After Sudden Death Of Beloved South Jersey College Student, 22

March 11, 2022

Support is on the rise for the heartbroken family of beloved South Jersey college student Jessica Mora Urbina, who died suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at the age of 22.

Born in Barrio Mexico, Costa Rica, Urbina moved to Lakehurst in 2006, her obituary says.

Urbina later moved with her family to Perth Amboy before settling in Keansburg in 2018.

Urbina was a student at Lincoln Technical Institute in Iselin, her memorial says.

Lifelong Mercer County Resident Dies Unexpectedly, 40

March 9, 2022

Lifelong Mercer County resident Jenifer Sharmein Taylor Hackett died unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 28. She was 40.

Colorado Boulder University Business Student, Vale Hildebrand [22], dies unexpectedly

March 7, 2022

Vale was a college student in his senior year at University of Colorado Boulder.  He was studying business for his major.  He was in the Leeds Business School.   Accordingly to an online obituary, Vale Hildebrand passed away on his 22nd birthday on March 4, 2022. However, his cause of his death was not disclosed.

In high school Hildebrand was a lacrosse athlete:

The University of Colorado announced on April 28 that its four campuses and system administration will require all students, faculty and staff to have COVID vaccinations before the start of fall semester 2021:

Gabbie Jonas [24] Omaha—Softball Player Of Drake University Passed Away

March 9, 2022

Gabbie Jonas Omaha was the catcher and outfielder for Drake University’s Softball team who died unexpectedly on March 5, 2022.  The 24 years old met her sad and sudden demise and her death cause is still under wide speculation.

Justin Currier of Milton, New Hampshire | 1987 – 2022 | Obituary

March 14, 2022

Justin “Skippy” Michael Currier of Salt Box Rd. in Milton, [NH] died suddenly on March 11, 2022 at his home at the age of 34.

Justin was a free spirit and had a love for life and enjoyed living it to the fullest.

Richard G. “Dick” Winkels

March 14, 2022

Richard Gerard Winkels, 72, of Rock Dell, MN died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 13, 2022 after an apparent pulmonary embolism. He passed at home on his farm, while talking on the phone with a close friend. Paramedics were called immediately, but they were unable to revive him.

Raymond Hoerth

March 14, 2022

Raymond A. “Ray” Hoerth, 74, of Chilton died unexpectedly on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton after a short, courageous battle with cancer.




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