In Memoriam: Lives of Note

Bill France Jr, 74 -- President of NASCAR who transformed the venture into a multi billion-dollar sport and a national phenomenon.

Craig Thomas, 74 -- U.S. senator from Wyoming.

Edwin Traisman, 91 -- Food scientist who helped develop Cheez Whiz and the process for freezing McDonald's french fries.


Army SPC William J Crouch, 21, of Zachary, LA
Army SPC Doonewey White, 26, of Milpitas, CA
Army SPC Romel Catalan, 21, of Los Angeles, CA
Marine LtCol Michael A Robinson, 42, of Sylacauga, AL
Army SSG Travis W Atkins, 31, of Bozeman, MT
Army SGT Bacilio E Cuellar, 24, of Odessa, TX
Army SPC James E Lundin, 20, of Bellport, NY
Army PFC Joshua M Moore, 20, of Russellville, KY
Army SGT Bruce E Horner, 43, of Newport News, VA
Army CWO Christopher M Allgaier, 33, of Middleton, WI
Army CWO Joshua R Rodgers, 29, of Carson City, NV
Army SSG Charlie L Bagwell, 28, of Lake Toxaway, NC
Army SGT Jesse A Blamires, 25, of West Jordan, UT
Army SGT Brandon E Hadaway, 25, of Valley, AL
Army SGT Charles R Browning, 31, of Tucson, AZ
Army SGT Shawn E Dressler, 22, of Santa Maria, CA 
Army PFC Joshua D Brown, 26, of Tampa, FL
Army SPC Jeremiah D Costello, 22, of Carlinville, IL
Army SPC Keith V Nepsa, 21, of New Philadelphia, OH
Air Force TSgt Ryan A Balmer, 33, of Mishawaka, IN
Air Force SSgt Matthew J Kuglics, 25, of North Canton, OH
Army SSG Greg P Gagarin, 38, of Los Angeles, CA
Army SGT James C Akin, 23, of Albuquerque, NM
Army SGT Tyler J Kritz, 21, of Eagle River, WI
Army SGT Robert A Surber, 24, of Inverness, FL
Army SGT Caleb P Christopher, 25, of Chandler, AZ
Army SGT Andrews J Higgins, 28, of Hayward, CA
Army SPC Jacob M Lowell, 22, of New Lenox, IL
Army SSG Juan F Campos, 27, of McAllen, TX
Army SSG Timothy B Cole Jr, 28, of Missouri City, TX
Army PFC Shawn D Gajdos, 25, of Grand Rapids, MI
Army PFC Justin A Verdeja, 20, of La Puente, CA
Army SGT Kimel L Watt, 21, of Brooklyn, NY
Army SGT Matthew Soper, 25, of Kalamazoo, MI
Army PFC Timothy R Vimoto, 19, of Fort Campbell, KY
Air Force SrA William N Newman, 23, of Kingston Springs, TN
Army SFC Greg L Sutton, 38, of Spring Lake, NC