Deaths in 2016: Wikipedia
Leonard Cohen, 82, Canadian poet and musician 
George James, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at age 92
George James, 92, American Navajo code talker.
Al Caiola, 96, American guitarist and composer.
Bill Stanfill, 69, American football player (Miami Dolphins), complications after a fall.
Russ Nixon, 81, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians) and manager (Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves).
Francisco Nieva, 91, Spanish playwright.