Code Talker, ex-Navajo Nation VP Willeto was 87 http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news...o-dies-062612/
served in the Pacific Theater in Saipan and Okinawa.
I'll go ahead and post it because you have to know i liked her pithy, clear-headed but romantic style:
Nora Ephron (When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail, Julie and Julia) has died..
"...I would never try to tick Hink off. He kinda intimidates me. He's quite butch, you know." - Maister
Don Grady dies:
If you look at the pictures at the bottom of the article, you might think that he has his arm around himself in the first two photos.
Yitzak Shamir dies at 96:
My first movie theater view of Andy Griffith was in No Time For Sergeants. Classic scene.
(a *POX* on whoever placed this name in the annals earlier this year! )
OTOH, and so far unreported in here, genuine Medal of Honor recipient John F. Baker, Jr. did pass away on 2012-01-20.
Thus, as of this report, the are still 81 surviving living recipients.
Marion Cunningham, author of "The Fannie Farmer Cookbook," dies at 90.
He produced "Jaws", "Driving Miss Daisy":
Donald Sobol, 87. Author of Encyclopedia Brown series. RIP. He inspired millions of school kids to read, including me.
"He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16
"The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism." - George Washington
Not as well known to the public as the other Motown bassist, James Jamerson, but responsible for many of the great bass lines back in the day.
“Death comes when memories of the past exceed the vision for the future.”
She had the first #1 hit by a woman soloist on the country-music charts.
The famous are suddenly dying like flies, aren't they?