18 Celebrities Who Passed Away in 2020

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8. Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsberg

We also had to say goodbye to the women’s rights pioneer and Supreme Court judge, who died at age 87 on Sept. 8. The feminist luminary had metastatic pancreatic cancer. She served on the Supreme Court for 27 years.

7. Dame Barbara Windsor

Dame Barbara Windsor
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The actress passed away on Dec. 11, at the age of 83. The United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said that she campaigned for the lonely and the vulnerable. She cheered the world up with her British brand of harmless sauciness and innocent scandal. Windsor was best known for her roles as Peggy Mitchell in EastEnders and the Carry On films.