Celebs we lost in 2021

A huge number of famous faces have passed away this year

Celebrities we have lost in 2021

With COVID-19 vaccination programs underway in dozens of countries, 2021 is looking to be a much more positive year in terms of global health. Sadly, while the world is starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, the journey of some individuals ended before they could even make it onto the other side of the pandemic. Those people include a number of personalities from Hollywood, music, sports, and other industries. And if you’re wondering who they are, below is a list of celebs we lost in 2021 so far.

Floyd Little (died January 1st, aged 78)

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Football player Floyd Little died at his home in Nevada after years of fighting neuroendocrine tumors, a rare cell cancer. Little was a halfback for the Denver Broncos during his entire National Football League (NFL) career, which spanned from 1967 to 1975.

Little’s best season was 1971 when he won the NFL rushing title with 1,133 yards while playing on a team that finished last in its division with a record of 4-9-1. Little, who made the Pro Bowl five times, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.