When a person dies early, is it also premature?

We use expressions like "he died early" or "she died before her time", but are they in fact accurate?

Rabbi Pinchas Winston,

Military funeral (illustrative)
Military funeral (illustrative)
Hadas Parush/Flash 90

Can a personal really die before his or her time? It would seem so, except when Kabbalah weighs in with some important insights not the topic.