I looked for some good bye quotes, but the best I could come up with was
Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again. ~William Shakespeare
Every end of year list includes the big celebrity deaths. Here is a list of the top eleven most significant passings that reflect the spirit of this column. There are no women. I'll leave that to "People" and other girlie gossip mags. These are by and large guy's guys who departed for the stage, or playing field in the sky. R.I.P.
Honorable mention goes to Dino De Laurentis, Merlin Olsen, Manute Bol, and Pernell Roberts from "Bonanza."