Last year it took two posts to remember those we lost in 2009. Again our roll call is long. No annual list of newsworthy deaths is truly complete. As you look through these photos of special folks we collectively knew, you're sure to think of others we lost this year. I invite you to post a comment below about who else should be remembered and why.
Agathe von Trapp, center, arrives with her sister, Maria, and brother, Johannes, right, at the Martin Beck Theatre to see the reopening of the Broadway musical 'The Sound of Music' Thursday, March 12, 1998, in New York. Agathe von Trapp died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at a hospice in Towson. She was 97
Teena Marie 54 December 26,2010 Soul singer all day long.
Blake Edwards 88 December 16,2010. Producer - Pink Panther, Days of Wine and Roses, Victor\Victoria. Married to Julie Andrews.
Elizabeth Edwards 61 December 7, 2010
Leslie Nielson 84 November 28, 2010. Don't call him Shirley!
Jill Clayburgh 66 November 5,2010 Star of 'Dirty Sexy Money.'
James MacArthur 72 October 28,2010 Danny on Hawaii Five-0 "Book 'em Danno."
John Forsythe 92 April 2, 2010 Actor, Voice of Charlie on 'Charlies Angels'. Pictured here with co-star Joan Collins from 'Dynasty'.
Tom Bosley 83 October 19, 2010. Howard Cunningham,'Happy Days.'
Barbara Billingsley 94 October 16, 2010 June Cleaver, Beaver's mom.
Solomon Burke 70 October 10, 2010 King of Rock and Soul.
Stephen J. Cannell 66
Producer\writer- Rockford Files, Baretta, A-Team, 21 Jump Street, Commish
Greg Giraldo 44 September 29,2010 Comedian
Tony Curtis 85 September 29, 2010 Actor and father of Jamie Lee
Arthur Penn 88 September 28, 2010 Director of classics like Bonnie and Clyde.
Gloria Stuart 100 years old. Actress who killed me by dropping that gem into the ocean in the movie Titanic.
Eddie Fisher 85 September 22,2010 Singer. Father of Joely and Carrie. Famous husband of Debbie Reynolds, Connie Stevens, and Liz Taylor.
Patrica Neal 84 August 8,2010 Best Actress Oscar winner 'Hud' 1964
Dixie Carter 70 April 10, 2010 Stage/TV actress. Julia Sugarbaker, my hero on 'Designing Women.'
George Steinbrenner 80 July 13,2010 Colorful New York Yankees owner.
Rue McClanahan 76 June 3, 2010 Actress on many sitcoms including saucy southern belle Blanche Devereaux on 'Golden Girls."
Dennis Hopper 74 May 29, 2010 Actor\director. 'Easy Rider'
Gary Coleman 42 May 28, 2010 Actor know for TV show 'Different Strokes.'
Art Linkletter 97 May 26, 2010 Variety show host in the 1950's and
60's. 'Art Linkletter's Houseparty' People Are Funny'
Lena Horne 92 May 9, 2010 Trail blazing actress and singer.
Robert Culp 79 March 24, 2010. Movie and TV actor.
A pro tennis player, Culp and his trainer, Bill Cosby, used their world travels to hide their other job as secret agents in the ground breaking series 'I Spy.'