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Deaths for the week ending 28 May 2011:

Sunday, 22 May 2011

Joseph Brooks, songwriter ("You Light Up My Life"), suffocated (suicide), 73.

Suzanne Mizzi, pin-up model, of ovarian cancer, 43.

Monday, 23 May 2011

Peter Frelinghuysen Jr., U.S. Congressman (R-NJ, 1953-75), 95.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Mark Haines, news anchor (CNBC), of congestive heart failure, 65.

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Lillian Adams, actress (Bruce Almighty), of cardiac arrest, 89.

Leonora Carrington, surrealist painter, 94.

Paul Splittorff, major leaguer (Kansas City Royals), of mouth cancer and melanoma, 64.

Friday, 27 May 2011

Janet Brown, actress (Margaret Thatcher impersonator), after a brief illness, 87.

Jeff Conaway, actor (Bobby Wheeler on "Taxi"), of multiple diseases following a drug overdose, 60.

Margo Dydek, professional basketball player, of complications from a heart attack, 37.

Billy Harris, major leaguer (Brooklyn Dodgers), after a long illness, 79.

Gil Scott-Heron, musician ("The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"), after an illness, 62.

Saturday, 28 May 2011

Jim Lipinksi Sr., NFL football player (Chicago Cardinals), 94.