Jan. 1:
"Our Gang" actress Patsy May, 78
Jan. 1: "Tennessee Waltz" singer Patti Page, 85
Jan. 14: "Diff'rent Strokes" star Conrad Bain, 89
Jan. 16: Columnist Abigail Van Buren, 94
Jan. 30: Andrews Sisters member Patty Andrews, 94
Feb. 1: Former New York City mayor Ed Koch, 88
Feb. 14: "Leader of the Pack" composer Shadow Morton, 72
Feb. 16: "My Bonnie" (with the Beatles) singer Tony Sheridan, 72
Feb. 25: Former surgeon general C. Everett Koop, 96
Feb. 27: "The Iron Horse" star Dale Robertson, 89
March 1: "One Day at a Time" star Bonnie Franklin, 69
March 6: Ten Years After guitarist Alvin Lee, 68
March 19: "Deep Throat" star Harry Reems, 65
March 23: Bodybuilding guru Joe Weider, 93
March 31: Mad magazine cartoonist Bob Clarke, 87
April 2: Muppets co-creator Jane Henson, 78
April 4: Film critic Roger Ebert, 70
April 4: Flash co-creator Carmine Infantino, 87
April 8: "Beach Party" star Annette Funicello, 70
April 11: Comedian Jonathan Winters, 87
April 13: "Leave it to Beaver" player Frank Bank (Lumpy Rutherford), 71
April 22: "Freedom" singer Richie Havens, 72
April 26: Country singer George Jones, 81
April 30: "Three Smart Girls" star Deanna Durbin, 91
May 7: Animator Ray Harryhausen, 92
May 13: Columnist Joyce Brothers, 85
May 18: "S.W.A.T." star Steve Forrest, 87
May 20: Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek, 74
May 31: "All in the Family" star Jean Stapleton, 90
June 6: "Million Dollar Mermaid" star Esther Williams, 91
July 13: "Glee" star Cory Monteith, 31
June 19: "The Sopranos" star James Gandolfini, 51
June 19: Country singer Slim Whitman, 90
June 23: Blues singer Bobby Bland, 83
June 23: "I am Legend" writer Richard Matheson, 87
July 22: "Law & Order" star Dennis Farina, 69
July 26: "Cocaine" composer JJ Cale, 74
July 28: "Private Benjamin" star Eileen Brennan, 80
July 31: "Broken Arrow" star Michael Ansara, 91
Aug. 8: "Five Easy Pieces" star Karen Black, 74
Aug. 10: "Blame it on the Bossa Nova" singer Eydie Gorme, 84
Aug. 14: "That '70s Show" actress Lisa Robin Kelly, 43
Aug. 14: Blue Oyster Cult keyboardist-guitarist Allen Lanier, 67
Aug. 20: "Rum Punch" author Elmore Leonard, 87
Aug. 21: Beatles concert promoter Sid Bernstein, 95
Aug. 24: "The Haunting" star Julie Harris, 87
Sept. 12: Dolby noise-reduction system inventor Ray Dolby, 80
Sept. 18: Boxer Ken Norton, 70
Oct. 1: "Patriot Games" author Tom Clancy, 66
Oct. 16: "Family Plot" player Ed Lauter, 74
Oct. 19: "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E." star Noel Harrison, 79
Oct. 25: "The Simpsons" voice artist Marcia Wallace, 70
Oct. 27: "Walk on the Wild Side" singer Lou Reed, 71
Nov. 25: Superman comic-book artist Al Plastino, 91
Nov. 26: "Honeymooners" star Jane Kean, 90
Nov. 26: "Toma" star Tony Musante, 77
Nov. 30: "The Fast and the Furious" star Paul Walker, 40
Dec. 12: "Billy Jack" star Tom Laughlin, 82
Dec. 14: "Lawrence of Arabia" star Peter O'Toole, 81
Dec. 15: "Rebecca" star Joan Fontaine, 96
Dec. 16: Country singer Ray Price, 87
Dec. 19: Screw magazine publisher Al Goldstein, 77
Dec. 31: "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" player James Avery, 68

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