Who did we lose during the first half of July 2015? Here's a list:

ERNIE MARESCA, 76, wrote Rock 'n Roll songs "Runaround Sue" and "The Wanderer" among them; plus he was a one-time member of The Regents who later did the original version of "Barbara Ann" in 1961 - July 8

Courtesy of Laurie Records


OMAR SHARIF, 83, actor in "Doctor Zhivago,"  "Lawrence Of Arabia" and many others - July 10

Courtesy of Warner Home Video


DAVID SOMERVILLE, 81, member of the 1950's Rock group The Diamonds, whose hits include "Little Darlin'," "The Stroll," "She Say (Oom Dooby Doom)" and more - July 14

Courtesy of Mercury Records
ALAN KUPPERBERG, 62, comic book artist for "The Amazing Spider-Man," "Iron Man," "Thor," etc. - July 16

Courtesy of Marvel Comics
More people gone who gave us so much pleasure over the decades.