Feb 1., 2009 -- John Updike, 76 -- Pulitzer Prize-winning writer. Best known for his "Rabbit" novels, Updike authored books, poems and essays capturing the lyricism of small town, middle-class America.
James Brady, 80 -- Parade magazine celebrity columnist.
Billy Powell, 56 -- Keyboardist, Lynyrd Skynyrd.
THIS WEEK THE PENTAGON RELEASED THE NAMES OF 10 SOLDIERS AND MARINES KILLED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN:
Marine Sgt David W. Wallace III, 25, of Sharpsville, Pa.
Marine Sgt Trevor J. Johnson, 23, of Forsyth, Mont.
Army SPC Matthew M. Pollini, 21, of Rockland Mass.
Army SGT Kyle J. Harrington, 24, of Swansea, Mass.
Marine LCpl Julian T. Brennan, 25, of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Army PVT Grant A. Cotting, 19, of Corona, Calif.
Army CWO Philip E. Windorski, Jr, 35, of Bovey, Minn.
Army CWO Matthew G. Kelley, 30, of Cameron, Mo.
Army CWO Joshua M. Tillery, 31, of Beaverton, Ore.
Army CWO Benjamin H. Todd, 29, of Colville, Wash.