We're not even past April, and yet so many have passed.
Remember that this is the same as "Those We've Lost in 2017", a list of notable people who died this year.
Thomas S. Monson: The 16th President of the Church of the Latter-Day Saints passed away on January 2nd, aged 90.
Thomas Bopp: The co-discoverer of Comet Hale-Bopp, the brightest comet to pass by Earth in 1997, succumbed to liver failure on January 5th, only 68.
Jerry Van Dyke: A television actor known for his roles in Coach and My Mother the Car, as well as being Dick Van Dyke's younger brother, died on January 5th at the age of 86.
John W. Young: The ninth person to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo 16 mission, this astronaut perished on January 5th at 87 years of age.
Eddie Clarke: The last surviving member of Motörhead's classic lineup died on January 10th, 67 years old.
Dolores O'Riordan: Lead singer of rock band The Cranberries, O'Riordan died suddenly on January 15th, aged 46.
Peter Wyngarde: A British actor who was credited for inspiring the character of Austin Powers passed away on January 15th at the age of 90.
Jo Jo White: Former Celtics basketball player who won gold at the 1968 Olympics. He died on January 16th as a result of dementia after the removal of a benign brain tumor. He was 71.
Stansfield Turner: The 12th director of the CIA, who served under Jimmy Carter, died on January 18th at the age of 94.
Dorothy Malone: Actress known for her roles on Peyton Place and Written on the Wind. Died 10 days shy of her 94th birthday on January 19th.
Naomi Parker Fraley: The woman who was most likely the model for Rosie the Riveter on the iconic "We can do it!" poster. She died on January 20th, aged 96.
Connie Sawyer: At the time of her death on January 21st, Sawyer was the oldest working actress, at 105 years old. Hr best known roles were in Pineapple Express and Dumb and Dumber.
Ursula K. Le Guin: The author of many science fiction novels, most notably The Left Hand of Darkness, died on January 22nd. She was 88.
Hugh Masekela: "The father of South African jazz" passed away on January 23rd; 78.
Mark E. Smith: Frontman of British punk rock band The Fall. Perished on January 24th at only 60 years old.
Ingvar Kamprad: Founder of IKEA. At the time of his death on January 27th, his net worth was 58.7 billion dollars. He was 91.
Mort Walker: Creator of the comic strip Beetle Bailey. Died on January 27th at the age of 94.
John Mahoney: Best known as Martin Crane, the title character's father in Frasier, this British-American actor passed away on February 4th, aged 77.
Reg E. Cathey: Known for Freddy Hayes in House of Cards, which won him three Emmy nominations and a win. Died on February 9th from lung cancer.
Vic Damone: Crooner best known for his song You're Breaking My Heart. Passed away on February 11th, at the age of 89.
Henrik of Denmark: Husband of the current Queen of Denmark, Henrik died on February 13th after a short illness. He was 83.
Morgan Tsvangirai: One of Robert Mugabe's Prime Ministers, as well as one of his fiercest rivals, Tsvangirai lost his battle with colorectal cancer on February 14th, 65 years old.
Billy Graham: Evangelist who gave sermons to over 2.2 billion people around the world during his lifetime, as well as the spiritual adviser of presidents from Truman to Obama, and on top of that, a close friend of Martin Luther King Jr. Died on February 21st, aged 99.
Nanette Fabray: Actress who co-starred with cinema giants Sid Caesar and Fred Astaire. Passed on February 22nd, at the age of 97.
Bud Luckey: A Pixar veteran whose career lasted with them since Toy Story, most known for his voice work and character designs, died on February 24th, 83 years old.
Sridevi: Bollywood actress who starred in over 300 films in India. Accidentally drowned on February 24th, at only 54.
David Ogden Stiers: Actor known for his roles as Major Winchester on M*A*S*H, Cogsworth in the 1991 Beauty and the Beast, and Jumba in Lilo and Stitch, Stiers succumbed to bladder cancer on March 3rd, aged 75.
Ken Dodd: English comedian and singer known for his stand-up comedy, Dodd died on March 11th at the age of 90, sadly only two days after marrying his girlfriend of 40 years.
Stephen Hawking: The amazing theoretical physicist best known for his work on black holes, as well as making cameos on shows such as The Simpsons, died of ALS (the disease that confined him to his wheelchair) on March 14th at the age of 76- living over half a century longer than his prognosis stated.
Johan van Hulst: Dutch politician and humanitarian credited with saving the lives of over 600 Jewish children during World War II. Died on March 22nd at the ripe old age of 107.
Steven Bochco: The developer of several crime shows, including L.A. Law and NYPD Blue, passed away on April 1st, aged 74.
Winnie Mandela: South African advocate for the end of apartheid, as well as Nelson's wife, died on April 2nd from diabetes at 81 years of age.
Isao Takahata: A Japanese animator and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Takahata was 82 when he passed away on April 5th.
Chuck McCann: Voice actor on many animated series. Died on April 8th, aged 83.
Miloš Forman: The director who brought us One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus, and The People vs. Larry Flint died at 86 years old on April 13th after a short illness.
R. Lee Ermey: Actor known for many military roles in film, most notably Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket. Passed away from pneumonia on April 15th, at the age of 74.
Harry Anderson: Most known for lead roles in TV sitcoms Night Court and Dave's World, as well as Richie in the 1990 version of It, died on April 16th at the age of 65.
Barbara Bush: First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Husband of George Sr. and mother of George W. and Jeb, she passed away on April 17th of COPD and heart failure at 92 years old.
Avicii: Swedish DJ Avicii (real name Tim Bergling), known for songs such as Wake Me Up and Hey Brother, died suddenly on April 20th at only 28 years old.
Nabi Tajima: A Japanese supercentenarian who was also the 3rd oldest person ever, as well as the last verified living person born in the 19th century, passed on from natural causes at the age of 117, on April 21st.
Verne Troyer: Dwarf actor well known for being Mini-Me in the Austin Powers film series, Troyer died of alcohol poisoning on April 21st, at the age of 49.
Bob Dorough: The singer-songwriter who composed and sung many of the songs on Schoolhouse Rock! died at 94 years old, on April 23rd.
Michael Anderson: On April 25th, the British director who brought us the movies Around the World in 80 Days, The Dam Busters, and Logan's Run passed away aged 98.
Larry Harvey: Co-founder of the Burning Man festival (which also inspired Google's first Google Doodle), Harvey suffered and succumbed to a stroke at the age of 70 on April 28.
Anne V. Coates: The film editor for classics such as Lawrence of Arabia (for which she won an Oscar) and The Elephant Man passed away aged 92, on May 8th.
Scott Hutchison: The lead singer of Scottish rock band Frightened Rabbit went missing on May 9th. He was found dead the next day, only 36 years old.
Tessa Jowell: The British politician who helped bring the 2012 Olympics to London succumbed to her brain cancer on May 12th, aged 70.
Margot Kidder: Actress best known for playing Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the 80s Superman films, Kidder died at 69 on May 13th.
Tom Wolfe: Author best known for The Right Stuff; died at the age of 88 on May 14th.
Bill Gold: The man who designed some of the most well-known film posters, from Casablanca to A Clockwork Orange to The Exorcist, died on May 20th at 97 years old.
Patricia Morison: This actress and Broadway legend (best known for Kiss Me, Kate and The King and I) passed away on May 20th, aged 103.
Clint Walker: Walker, the lead star of Cheyenne from 1955 to 1963, was 90 years old when he died on May 21st.
Philip Roth: Roth was the Pulitzer prize winner of 1998 for his novel American Pastoral. He died on May 22nd, aged 85.
Jerry Maren: The last-surviving credited Munchkin of the 1939 Wizard of Oz died on May 24th at the age of 98.
TotalBiscuit: Gaming critic and YouTube star John Bain succumbed to colorectal cancer at the age of 33 on May 24th.
Alan Bean: The 4th person to walk on the Moon on the Apollo 12 mission, Bean died on May 26th. He was 86 when he died.
William Edward Phipps: Actor from 1945 to 2000, who was best known for lending his voice to Prince Charming in Disney's Cinderella. Was 96 when he succumbed to lung cancer on June 1st.
Frank Carlucci: Was National Security Advisor and Secretary of Defense under President Reagan. Died on June 3rd, aged 87.
Kate Spade: Fashion designer most known for her handbags, Spade hanged herself on June 5th, at the age of 55.
Mary Wilson: Widow of British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and renowned poet, she died on June 6th at the age of 102. She is currently the only former spouse of a British PM to become a centenarian.
Anthony Bourdain: Just like Spade, Bourdain, and Emmy-winning chef, committed suicide by hanging on June 8th, aged 61.
Reinhard Hardegen: Last of the German U-boat commanders of WWII, who was still driving a car and winning golf trophies past 100. Passed on June 9th, aged 105.
DJ Fontana: Elvis' drummer, who can be heard in songs such as Heartbreak Hotel, Blue Suede Shoes and Jailhouse Rock died on June 13th; 87.
Big Van Vader: A well-known professional wrestler who also played football for the Rams, Leon White passed away on June 18th from heart failure and pneumonia. He was 63.
XXXTentacion: Rapper famous for Sad! and Look at Me. Was tragically mugged and shot dead on June 18th, only 20 years old.
Koko: This gorilla was well known for her fluency in sign language, love of cats, and becoming friends with celebrities such as Robin Williams. She died on June 19th at the age of 46.
Charles Krauthammer: A Pulitzer-winning political commentator who also wrote speeches for former VP Walter Mondale, Krauthammer succumbed to intestinal cancer at the age of 68 on June 21st, just weeks after announcing he had it.
Richard Benjamin Harrison: Also known as "Old Man Harrison" on Pawn Stars, the well known pawnbroker and reality TV star suddenly died on June 25th after battling Parkinson's disease. He was 77 when he died.
Joe Jackson: A talent manager who was also the father of Michael and Janet, the patriarch of the Jackson family died from pancreatic cancer on June 27th, a month shy of his 90th birthday.
Harlan Ellison: Sci-fi author best known for I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream as well as being the screenwriter for several Star Trek episodes. He passed away on June 28th; 84.
Steve Ditko: The man who co-created Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with Stan Lee. Although no official date of death was given, it is believed he passed away on June 29th at the age of 90.
Peter Firmin: Along with Oliver Postgate, Firmin produced some of Britain's most well-known kids' shows, such as Bagpuss and Clangers. Firmin was 89 years old when he died on July 1st.
Jean-Louis Tauran: The Roman Catholic cardinal who announced Francis' election as pope and helped bring peace between Catholics and Muslims, passed away on July 5th from Parkinson's. He was 75 years old.
Shoko Asahara: This awful person was the leader of the Aum Shinrikyo cult, and the mastermind behind the 1995 Tokyo subway gas attacks. He and six other members of his cult were executed by hanging on July 6th. Asahara was 63.
Tab Hunter: Actor best known for Damn Yankees and singer best known for "Young Love". He was 86 when he died on July 8th.
Lord Peter Carrington: Lord Carrington was the British foreign secretary who resigned during the Falklands war. Regardless, he was the Secretary General of NATO from 1984 to 1988, and died on July 9th, a month after his 99th birthday. He was also the last surviving member of Winston Churchill's government.
Sergio Marchionne: The CEO of many well-known car companies, such as Ferrari, Fiat Chrysler, and Maserati died on July 25th, aged 66, from a heart attack.
Nikolai Volkoff: Although he was born in what is now Croatia as Josip Peruzovic, Volkoff was portrayed in the WWE as a Soviet villain. He died at the age of 70 on July 29th.
Mary Carlisle: A star from the 1930s who often starred in movies alongside Bing Crosby, as well as the last surviving WAMPAS Baby Star, passed away on August 1st at the ripe old age of 104.
Barry Chuckle: British comedian who co-starred with his brother Paul on ChuckleVision from 1987 to 2009 died from bone cancer on August 5th.
Charlotte Rae: The star of hit '80s sitcom The Facts of Life, who also had memorable roles in Car 54, Where Are You? and a recurring role in Season 3 of Sesame Street, died at 92 on August 5th.
Paul Laxalt: Ex-governor of Nevada and one of Ronald Reagan's closest political friends, Laxalt died on August 6th, four days after his 96th birthday.
Stan Mikita: Slovak-Canadian hockey legend who won the 1961 Stanley Cup with the Chicago Black Hawks. Died on August 7th at the age of 78.
V.S. Naipaul: Nobel winning author V.S. Naipaul passed away on August 11th, aged 85.
Jim Neidhart: Wrestler in the WWE who was known as "The Anvil" and "Who". Suffered an injury to the head after falling, and died at the age of 63 on August 13th.
Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul, best known for her songs such as Respect, her role in The Blues Brothers, and also befriending civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesse Jackson, succumbed to pancreatic cancer on August 16th, aged 76.
Kofi Annan: The 7th Secretary-General of the UN, whose term from 1997 to 2006 mainly combated HIV, as well as a recipient for a Nobel Prize, died on August 18th at 80 years old.
Stefán Karl Stefánsson: Icelandic actor who iconically played Robbie Rotten, the main villain on the children's show LazyTown. In late 2016, it was revealed that he had bile duct cancer, and the "We Are Number One" memes from the show helped raise over $150,000 for treatment in a GoFundMe campaign. It was revealed in March that the cancer was inoperable, and he lost his battle on August 21st. He was only 43.
John McCain: A politician from Arizona who served in the Capitol since 1984, a POW in the Vietnam War, and the person who ran against Obama in 2008. Died on August 25th just 4 days shy of turning 82, after battling aggressive brain cancer for 13 and a half months. Interestingly, one of his survivors was his 106-year old mother.
Neil Simon: The genius playwright behind The Odd Couple, Simon died on August 26th at the age of 91 from pneumonia. It was also reported that he was suffering from Alzheimer's.
Bill Daily: Sitcom legend who was part of the main cast of I Dream of Jeannie and The Bob Newhart Show. Died September 4th, aged 91.
Burt Reynolds: Legendary actor famous for movies such as Smokey and the Bandit, Boogie Nights, and All Dogs Go to Heaven. He passed away, aged 82, on September 6th.
Mac Miller: Rising rapper best known for his album Blue Slide Park. ODed on drugs on September 7th, at only 26.
Fenella Fielding: British actress well known for her roles in the Carry On films. She died on September 11th at 90, after having a major stroke 2 weeks prior.
Kulsoom Nawaz: 3-time First Lady of Pakistan. Died on September 11th following cardiac arrest, as well as lymphoma. She was 68.
Denis Norden: Comedian who was a close accomplice of Frank Muir. He hosted It'll Be Alright on the Night from 1977 until his retirement in 2006. Passed away on September 19th; 96 years old.
John Cunliffe: British author who created the well-known characters of Postman Pat and Rosie and Jim. He died on September 20th at the age of 85.
Tran Dai Quang: 8th President of Vietnam. Died of a viral illness on September 21, 2 years into office. He was 61.
Gary Kurtz: Producer of Star Wars. He was 78 years old when he passed on September 23rd.
Marty Balin: Founder and one of the lead singers of the bands Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship. He died on September 27th at the age of 76.
Charles Aznavour: French-Armenian singer, who was often called "France's Frank Sinatra". He was best known for his song She (Tous Les Visages de L'amour), which stayed at the top of the UK Singles chart for 4 weeks straight in 1974. He was also an actor, who provided the voice of Carl in the French dub of Pixar's Up. Died on October 1st; he was 94 years old.
Do Muoi: Vietnamese politician who was Prime Minister from 1988 to 1991, and the General Secretary of the Communist Party from 1991 to 1997. He died on October 1st at the ripe old age of 101, after a 6-month illness.
Geoff Emerick: Audio engineer who worked on some of the Beatles' best albums (Abbey Road, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, etc...). Had a heart attack and died on October 2nd, aged 72.
Will Vinton: American animator who coined the term "claymation". He made films such as The Adventures of Mark Twain and Closed Mondays, as well as animated iconic commercials for The Noid and The California Raisins. Died suddenly on October 4th. He was 70 years old when he passed away.
Montserrat Caballe: Spanish soprano who sang "Barcelona" with Freddie Mercury. Died on October 6th, at 85 years old.
Scott Wilson: Actor known best for his role of Hershel Greene on The Walking Dead. He was 76 years old when he died on October 6th.
Tex Winter: Basketball coach credited for the creation of the triangle offense. He died, aged 96, on October 10th.
Paul Allen: Software pioneer who was the co-founder of Microsoft. He was 65 when he died on October 15th, only 2 weeks after announcing his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma had returned.
Dennis Hof: Brothel owner turned politician. He died on October 16th at the age of 72. Funnily enough, Hof won the seat for the Nevada Assembly's 36th district after he died, but a different Republican will be selected.
Joachim Ronneberg: Ronneberg was the leader of a Norwegian group who prevented the Nazis from obtaining nuclear weapons. He died on October 21st. He was 99.
Mario Segale: Nintendo named Mario after him when they were renting one of his warehouses, as Segale was a real-estate developer. Segale died on October 27th at the age of 84.
Wallace Triplett: Triplett was the first African-American to play in the NFL, drafted in 1949 by the Detroit Lions. He was 92 when he passed away on November 8th.
Douglas Rain: Rain was the iconic voice of HAL 9000 in the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey. He died on November 11th, aged 90.
Stan Lee: Lee was an absolute legend in the world of superheroes. Not only was he the founder of Marvel Comics, but he also created The Incredible Hulk, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, the X-Men, and Spider-Man, just to name a few. He died on November 12th at the age of 95.
Katherine MacGregor: MacGregor played Harriet Oleson in 153 episodes of Little House on the Prairie. Died November 13th, aged 93.
Roy Clark: Clark was a Hall of Fame country singer ("Yesterday, When I Was Young"), and the host of country-themed variety show Hee Haw for 28 years. He was 85 years old when he passed away on November 15th.
William Goldman: Author of The Princess Bride and screenwriter for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All The President's Men. Died on November 16th; he was 87.
Olivia Hooker: Hooker was the first African-American woman to join the Coast Guard, and the last known survivor of the 1921 Tulsa race riot. She was at the grand age of 103 when she died on November 21st.
Devin Lima: Lima was one of the lead singers of 90's boy band LFO, best known for songs such as "Summer Girls" and "Girl on TV". Had been battling adrenal cancer for a year when he died on November 21st. He was only 41 years old.
Nicolas Roeg: British director of films such as The Man Who Fell to Earth, Don't Look Now, and The Witches. He was 90; passed away on November 23rd.
Stephen Hillenburg: Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. Died after a 20-month battle with ALS on November 26th. He was 57 years old.
George H. W. Bush: Before he became president in 1989, Bush was Director of the CIA, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, and Vice President under Ronald Reagan. He passed away late on November 30th at the age of 94, 6-and-a-half months after his wife, Barbara. The last US president to die before him was Gerald Ford in 2006.
Colin Kroll: Kroll was the co-creator of Vine and HQ Trivia. He died of a suspected drug overdose on December 16th, aged 34.
Penny Marshall: Director of Big and Laverne of Laverne and Shirley. Died at the age of 75 on December 17th.
Nancy Roman: Roman was called the "Mother of the Hubble Space Telescope" because of her involvement early in the program. She was 93 when she died on December 26th.
Richard Arvin Overton: WWII vet who was known for smoking cigars daily as a supercentenarian. Died on December 27th at the age of 112; he was the USA's oldest living man at the time of his death.
June Whitfield: British sitcom actress who played many iconic roles for over 60 years, most notably characters on Carry On, Absolutely Fabulous, Coronation Street, Last of the Summer Wine and Terry and June. Passed away on December 28th; 93 years old.
This list will be updated throughout the year, up until January 2019. And if you think I forgot someone, put it in the comments section.
Never forget the people on this list, as they have contributed to society, whether a good thing or not.