The tragedy is compounded when local governments punish assisted suicide. It's illegal to commit suicide in many states, but tell me, who would pay the penalty if successful? Every state, and the federal government, should make it easier to take your own life if you so choose. Life is precious, but if life has become mostly pain, life doesn't seem that precious, only precarious.
Yes, Wikipedia keeps track of celebrity suicides. Here is a link to those that have committed suicide in the 21st Century, if you are interested. I'm sure you will discover some people who committed suicide that you were rather surprised by. I know I was.
A short list, and this list only includes confirmed suicides, not accidental deaths: