2017 was a tough year in Hollywood and fans, friends and family sadly had to say goodbye to quite a few beloved stars. Fortunately, quite a few of these stars had long and successful lives before their passing, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t have much more to offer. Others passed away suddenly and without warning, adding to the shock and sadness of their death. From fatal surgeries to tragic suicides, 2017 was a devastating year when it came to the reports of these star’s death that deeply saddened many. Here are the 11 most shocking celebrity deaths of 2017:
11. David Cassidy
Beloved The Partridge Family star David Cassidy was one of the biggest losses of 2017 following a rapid deterioration in his health. In early 2017, the singer revealed he was living with dementia after a strange concert performance had fans worrying he had relapsed with drinking. On November 18, 2017 it was revealed that Cassidy had been hospitalized after suffering liver and kidney failure and was in need of a liver transplant. Unfortunately after a few days, Cassidy passed away on November 21, 2017. He was 67 years old.