In Memoriam -- Lives of Note

A look at some of the notable people who passed away in recent days.

Sept. 6

Eugenia Charles, 86, Caribbean leader, former Prime Minister of Dominica

She was criticized for supporting the U.S. invasion of Grenada.

"I think we are all very horrified by the events that took place recently in Grenada."

Sept. 2

Bob Denver, 70, actor

As the bearded beatnik, Maynard G. Krebs, in "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis"

"Its only you, Maynard, that's what everybody says, it's only you Maynard. I got feelings just like anybody else."

As the hapless castaway Gilligan on "Gilligan's Island"

Gilligan: "It's a plane, Skipper, it's a plane. Skipper, it's a plane."

Skipper: "I can, don't you ever watch where you're going. I know it's a plane."

Denver said, "Doing Gilligan was like doing all the physical jokes I always wanted to do."

Aug. 30

Daniel Ruge, 88, Former White House physician

Ruge directed the medical team that treated President Reagan after he was shot in 1981.

"I think the public should know that the president is in good health; that he is able to govern."

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