Sunday, December 31, 2006

In Memoriam

I'd like to take a minute to recognize all those that have left us this year. Each one of them touched lives in a different way. They will all be missed. And I'm feeling kind of old this year because I knew everyone on this list!


Curt Gowdy
Sportscaster

Lou Rawls
Singer

Mike Douglas
Talk Show Host

Jack Palance
Actor

Buck O'Neil
Baseball Player

Paul Gleason
Actor

Byron Nelson
Golfer

Patricia Kennedy Lawford
Socialite

Wilson Pickett
Singer

Louis Rukeyser
Journalist

Kirby Puckett
Baseball Player

Aaron Spelling
Producer

Milton Friedman
Economist

Mickey Spillane
Author

Red Auerbach
Coach

Don Knotts
Actor

Syd Barrett
Rock Musician

Shelley Winters
Actress

Lloyd Bentsen
Former U.S. Senator

Peter Boyle
Actor

Ed Bradley
Journalist

Betty Friedan
Feminist, Author

Bruno Kirby
Actor

Ann Richards
Former Texas Governor
Robert Altman
Director

Floyd Patterson
Boxer

Steve Irwin
Conservationist, TV Star

James Brown
Singer

Dana Reeve, (right)
Actress, Activist for Disabled

Coretta Scott King
Civil Rights Activist

Gerald Ford
38th President of USA

June Allyson
Actress

Ken Lay
Enron CEO

Maureen Stapleton
Actress

Chris Penn
Actor

Gordon Parks
Artist

William Styron
Author

Jack Warden
Actor

1 Comment:

  1. Dennie McDonald said...
    a few of those names surprised me - I hadn't heard...

    Have a wonderful New Year Bonnie!

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