In Memoriam: Lives of Note, January-April 2007

Army PFC Anthony J White, 21, of Columbia, S.C.

Army SGT Curtis J Forshey, 22, of Hollidaysburg, Pa.

Army SPC Sean K McDonald, 21, of Rosemount, Minn.

Marine SSgt Marcus A Golczynski, 30, of Lewisburg, Tenn.

Army MSG Sean M Thomas, 33, of Harrisburg, Pa.

March 25, 2007

Calvert DeForest, 85 -- Comic actor who gained fame as Larry "Bud" Melman on David Letterman's late night talk show.

John Backus, 82 -- IBM programmer who created Fortran, the first widely used computer programming language.

Bishop G. E. Patterson, 67 -- Led the Church of God in Christ, the nation's largest African American Pentecostal denomination.

"You got to have faith to know that he cares for you."

THIS WEEK, THE PENTAGON RELEASED THE NAMES OF 17 SOLDIERS AND MARINES KILLED IN IRAQ.

Marine LCpl Harry H Timberman, 20, of Minong, Wisc.

Army PFC Anthony A Kaiser, 27, of Narrowsburg, N.Y.

Army SFC John S Stephens, 41, of San Antonio, Texas

Army SGT Nimo W Tauala, 29, of Honolulu, Hawaii

Army SGT Ryan P Green, 24, of Woodlands, Texas

Army SPC Marieo Guerrero, 30, of Fort Worth, Texas

Army SGT John E Allen, 25, of Palmdale, Calif.

Army SGT Ed Santini, 25, of Toa Baja, P.R.

Army PFC William N Davis, 26, of Adrian, Mich.

Army PFC John F Landry Jr, 20, of Lowell, Mass.

Army SGT Wayne R Cornell, 26, of Holstein, Neb.

Army PFC Stephen K Richardson, 22, of Bridgeport, Conn.

Army PFC Joey T Sams II, 22, of Spartanburg, S.C.

Army SPC Curtis E Glawson Jr, 24, of Daleville, Ala.

Marine Cpl Dustin J Lee, 20, of Quitman, Miss.

Army SFC Darrell R Griffin Jr, 36, of Alhambra, Calif.

Army SGT Nicholas J Lightner, 29, of Newport, Ore.

March 18, 2007

Betty Hutton, 86 -- Singer and actress.

Peter VanVechten Hamill, 80 -- Physician who served as medical director for the pivotal 1964 report that linked smoking to cancer.

Bowie Kuhn, 80 -- Former baseball commissioner who oversaw baseball's transformation to a business of free agents with multimillion-dollar contracts.

"I was willing to take on the tough problems and deal with them as I honestly felt they should be dealt, and was not afraid."

THIS WEEK, THE PENTAGON RELEASED THE NAMES OF 21 SOLDIERS AND MARINES KILLED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.

Army SGT Gregory D Fejeran, 28, of Barrigada, Guam

Army SGT Christopher J C Fernandez, 28, of Dededo, Guam

Army SPC Jonathan K Smith, 19, of Atlanta, Ga.

Marine LCpl Nathanial D Windsor, 20, of Scappoose, Ore.

Army SGT Daniel E Woodcock, 25, of Glennallen, Alaska

Army SGT Thomas L Latham, 23, of Delmar, Md.

Army SFC Douglas C Stone, 49, of Taylorsville, Utah

Marine LCpl Angel Rosa, 21, of South Portland, Maine

Marine LCpl Steven M Chavez, 20, of Hondo, N.M.

Army SPC Adam J Rosema, 27, of Pasadena, Calif.

Army CPL Brian L Chevalier, 21, of Athens, Ga.

Army SPC Stephen M Kowalczyk, 32, of San Diego, Calif.

Army SGT Robert M Carr, 22, of Warren, Ohio

Marine LCpl Raymond J Holzhauer, 19, of Dwight, Ohio

Army PFC Alberto Garcia Jr., 23, of Bakersfield, Calif.

Army SSG Blake M Harris, 27, of Hampton, Ga.

Army SSG Terry W Prater, 25, of Speedwell, Tenn.

Army SGT Emerson N Brand, 29, of Rigby, Ind.

Army PFC James L Arnold, 21, of Mattawan, Mich.

Army SPC Joshua M Boyd, 30, of Seattle, Wash.

Army SPC Forrest J Waterbury, 25, of Richmond, Texas

March 11, 2007

Bob Hattoy, 56 -- Clinton aide and AIDS activist who, in 1992, became the first gay AIDS victim to address a national political convention.

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