In Memoriam

Per This Week with George Stephanopoulos, there were no deaths of American service members in Afghanistan this week. The total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan remains to date 3,394.

The following notable names lost their lives this week:

Geneticist Leonard Herzenberg, 81
Former MO Representative Ike Skelton, 81
Historian and drummer Layne Redmond, 61
Actor/comedian Graham Stark, 91
Author Michael Palmer, 71
Jazz saxophonist/flautist Frank Wess, 91
Former NE Representative John Y McCollister, 92
Basketball Hall of Famer Walt Bellamy, 74

The Frank Wess Quartet performing "Rainy Afternoon" (1960)


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.