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List of famous people who died in Fort Wayne, with photos when available. These notable Fort Wayne deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Fort Wayne, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Fort Wayne listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Fort Wayne has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List is made up of people like Louie Heilbroner and Dottie Wiltse Collins.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Fort Wayne?" and "Which celebrities died in Fort Wayne?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Fort Wayne includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Johnny Appleseed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Johnny Appleseed Died at 71 (1774-1845)

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George Sweigert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
George Sweigert Died at 79 (1920-1999)

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Red Foley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Red Foley Died at 58 (1910-1968)

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Chris Schenkel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Chris Schenkel Died at 82 (1923-2005)

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Merchant W. Huxford is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Merchant W. Huxford Died at 79 (1798-1877)

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Samuel Bigger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Samuel Bigger Died at 44 (1802-1846)

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William J. Hosey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
William J. Hosey Died at 83 (1854-1937)

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Frank Bursley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Frank Bursley Taylor Died at 78 (1860-1938)

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George W. Wood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
George W. Wood Died at 63 (1808-1871)

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Virginia Philley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Virginia Philley Died at 90 (1890-1980)

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Emil Sitko is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Emil Sitko Died at 50 (1923-1973)

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Samuel D. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Samuel D. Jackson Died at 56 (1895-1951)

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Everett Scott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Everett Scott Died at 68 (1892-1960)

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Harry Baals is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Harry Baals Died at 68 (1886-1954)

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Grass Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Grass Green Died at 63 (1939-2002)

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Dick Farley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Dick Farley Died at 37 (1932-1969)

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Carl Vandagrift is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Carl Vandagrift Died at 37 (1883-1920)

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Cy Alberts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Cy Alberts Died at 35 (1882-1917)

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Rabbit Nill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Rabbit Nill Died at 81 (1881-1962)

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Little Turtle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Little Turtle Died at 65 (1747-1812)

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Cook Lougheed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Cook Lougheed Died at 87 (1922-2009)

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Alfred Mann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Alfred Mann Died at 89 (1917-2006)

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Curly Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Curly Armstrong Died at 65 (1918-1983)

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Dottie Wiltse Collins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Dottie Wiltse Collins Died at 85 (1923-2008)

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Lou Nagelsen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Lou Nagelsen Died at 78 (1887-1965)

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Robert E. Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Robert E. Armstrong Died at 83 (1925-2008)

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Andy Woehr is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Andy Woehr Died at 94 (1896-1990)

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Dick West is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Dick West Died at 81 (1915-1996)

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Bill Cramer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Bill Cramer Died at 75 (1891-1966)

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Hub Hart is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Hub Hart Died at 82 (1878-1960)

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Louie Heilbroner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Fort Wayne
Louie Heilbroner Died at 72 (1861-1933)