First Helen Gurley Brown.
Then Phyllis Diller.
Now Neil Armstrong.
They all showed our culture ways to becoming more expressive, humorous and adventurous.
Here is a quote from my favorite scientist about losing his friend, Neil Armstrong:
"Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) was not entirely human. He was the spiritual repository of our spacefaring dreams & ambitions. In death, a little bit of us all dies with him. Farewell my friend. And now, perhaps more than ever, I bid you godspeed." -Neil deGrasse Tyson
Then I saw this on Muppet Wiki: