May 18, 2014

The Pentagon reported last week that Command Sgt. Maj. Martin R. Barreras, 49, and Chief Warrant Officer Deric M. Rasmussen, 33, died in Afghanistan. So sad.

The following notable names lost their lives this week:

H. R. Giger, Artist Who Gave Life to ‘Alien’ Creature, Dies at 74

Malik Bendjelloul, Oscar Winner for ‘Sugar Man’ Film, Dies at 36

Jeb Magruder, 79, Nixon Aide Jailed for Watergate, Dies

William Bender, Time Editor and Music Critic, Is Dead at 83

William Worthy, a Reporter Drawn to Forbidden Datelines, Dies at 92

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