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In Memoriam

Wherein we pause to honor the continuing sacrifice of our troops in the Middle East as well as notable lives lost.

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the death of six service member in Afghanistan.

Ssg. Girard D. Gass Jr., 33, Lumber Bridge, NC
Mg. Harold J. Greene, 55, Schenectady, NY

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3465

In addition, the following notable names lost their lives this week:

Fleet St. Scoop Specialist, Chapman Pincher, 100
Pioneer in Bioluminescence Research, J. W. Hastings, 87
Drummer, Idris Muhammad, 74
Suspense Novelist, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, 98
Journalist Who Wrote Book About Iraq War Crime, Jim Frederick, 42
Prominent Chinese Art Dealer, Robert H. Ellsworth, 85
Surgeon General and Tobacco Foe, Jesse L. Steinfeld, 87
Enterprise Zone Developer, Peter Hall, 82
CBS News Leader, Edward M. Joyce, 81
Japanese Researcher, Yoshiki Sasai, 52
Reagan White House Press Secretary, James S. Brady, 73
NYC Radio Personality, Steve Post, 70
‘Where the Heart Is’ Novelist, Billie Letts, 76
Tainted Zen Master, Joshu Sasaki, 107
Filmmaker of Modern Life, Harun Farocki, 70
Federal Appeals Court Judge, Wilfred Feinberg, 94
Navy Admiral, Charles R. Larson, 77
1974 Medal of Honor Recipient, Jon Cavaiani, 70
Cafe Wha? Owner and Pivotal 1960s Rock Figure, Manny Roth, 95
Scholar on Leadership, Warren G. Bennis, 89

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