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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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. 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 Dec. at 72 (1861-1933)