March 23, 2014

Paddy McGuigan (1937-2014) The Boys of the Old Brigade

There were no reported casualties in Afghanistan this week. The total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan remains 3,428.

The following notable names lost their lives this week:

Award winning composer Mitch Leigh, 86
Journalist Jim Compton, 72
Singer/Songwriter Paddy McGuigan, 74
Fashion designer L’Wren Scott, 49
Science fiction/Fantasy author Lucius Shepard, 70
Artist Robert Butler, 70
WBC founder and anti-gay activist Fred Phelps, 84
Lawyer and judge Lawrence Walsh, 102
Politician Tonie Nathan, 91
Actor James Rebhorn, 65
Producer Adrian Taylor, 60

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