Celebs we lost in 2021

A huge number of famous faces have passed away this year

Richard Buckley (died September 19th, aged 72)

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Fashion journalist and editor Richard Buckley died on September 19th at age 72. Buckley’s passing was confirmed by representatives of his husband Tom Ford in a statement that read: “It is with great sadness that Tom Ford announces the death of his beloved husband of 35 years, Richard Buckley. Richard passed away peacefully at their home in Los Angeles last night with Tom and their son Jack by his side. He died of natural causes after a prolonged illness.”

Born in Binghamton, New York, and was educated at the University of Maryland’s Munich campus, Buckley wrote for Vogue Italia and New York magazine, and worked as an editor for Women’s Wear Daily, Vanity Fair, and Vogue Hommes. He served as the editor-in-chief of Vogue Hommes from 1999 to 2005.