Social media has become the first place many of us hear about breaking news. This is perhaps most evident when someone famous dies. Word spreads fast and memories and reminiscences are shared. Here are twenty notables who were remembered on Twitter after their passing in 2014.

1. “Unbroken” World War II hero and Olympian Louis Zamperini

2. Former White House Press Secretary James Brady

3. Former Ohio congressman James Traficant

4. Television announcer Don Pardo

5. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

6. Former DC Mayor Marion Barry

7. Actor James Garner

8. Actor James Avery

9. “Car Talk” radio host Tom Magliozzi

10. Legendary disk jockey Casey Kasem

11. R&B singer Bobby Womack

12. Actor-director Harold Ramis

13. Comedian Sid Caesar

14. Actress Shirley Temple Black

15. Actress Marcia Strassman

16. Actor Meshach Taylor

17. Actor Eli Wallach

18. Actor Richard Kiel

19. Comedian Joan Rivers

20. Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy

21. Actor and comedian Robin Williams

Rest in peace.

Editor’s note: This post was updated to include Twitchy’s post on the death of Robin Williams.