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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.

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This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the deaths of two service members in Afghanistan.

US Army SSG Patrick H Quinn, 26, Quarryville, PA
US Army SGT Lyle D Turnbull, 31, Norfolk, VA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,391.

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

WWII flying ace Martin Drewes, 94
Performance artist Frank Moore, 67
Race car driver Sean Edwards, 26
Jazz vocalist Gloria Lynne, 83
Character actor Ed Lauter, 74
Television producer Lou Scheimer, 84
Politician/former Speaker of the House Tom Foley, 84
Politician Bill Young, 82
Former First Lady of Yugoslavia Jovanka Broz, 88

Gloria Lynne, I Wish You Love (1963)

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