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Deaths for the week ending 14 May 2011:

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Henry Cooper, heavyweight boxer, cause not reported, 76.

Cornell Dupree, session guitarist (Aretha Franklin's "Respect"), of emphysema, 68.

Charles McPhee, radio host ("The Dream Doctor"), from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 49.

Monday, 9 May 2011

Dolores Fuller, actress (Glen or Glenda), 88.

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Michael Baze, jockey, of an accidental drug overdose, 24. He was the cousin of jockey Russell Baze.

Bill Bergesch, baseball executive (Cincinnati Reds), 89.

Mia Amber Davis, model/actress (Road Trip), of complications from knee surgery, 36.

Bill Gallo, cartoonist (New York Daily News), of complications from pneumonia, 88.

Burt Reinhardt, television executive (CNN), 91.

Norma Zimmer, singer (champagne lady on "The Lawrence Welk Show"), 87.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Robert "Tractor" Traylor, NBA basketball player (Milwaukee Bucks), of a heart attack, 34.

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Jack Jones, newspaper reporter (Los Angeles Times), of lung disease, 86.

Ron Springs, NFL football player (Dallas Cowboys), from a heart attack while comatose, 54. He was the father of NFL player Shawn Springs.

Friday, 13 May 2011

Derek Boogaard, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), from an accidental drug and alcohol overdose, 28.

Mel Queen, major leaguer (Cincinnati Reds), of complications from cancer, 69.

Jack Richardson, music producer (The Guess Who), after a long illness, 81.

Saturday, 14 May 2011

Joseph Wershba, TV news reporter and producer (CBS), of complications from pneumonia, 90.