Famous New Yorkers who died in 2018

As New Year’s Day approaches, we leave behind a year marked by the losses of many notables who contributed to the art, politics and more that shape our lives and culture. Many had strong ties to New York City, either by birth or by choice — or both — including the intense foodie Anthony Bourdain, trailblazing trumpeter Roy Hargrove and name-brand designer Kate Spade. Below, we remember the celebrities, chefs, authors, artists and more who left their mark on the city

Meghan Giannotta