12/30/2014 03:56 pm ET Updated Dec 30, 2014

Remembering The Latinos We Lost In 2014

Every year the world loses many greats: literary figures, comedians, actors, musicians. While this year was no different, it was unfortunately marked by the loss of Latinos who were victims of violence and other tragedies.

Some died at the peak of their careers, but others had long and legendary careers that made it no easier to say to good-bye. Colombian literary giant Gabriel García Márquez and Mexican comedian Roberto "Chespirito" Gómez Bolaños were two of those great Latin American icons who were not only mourned by Latinos but the entire world after they passed.

Take a look at the Latinos we lost in 2014:

In Memoriam 2014: Latinos We Lost This Year