Notable deaths of 2012 - PHOTOS

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  • Astronaut Neil Armstrong. Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images.
  • Actor Gary Collins. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • Actor George Lindsey, best known as "Goober" from The Andy Griffith Show. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • Rep. George McGovern. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI.
  • Singer Etta James. Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images.
  • Mary Richardson Kennedy, ex-wife of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Photo by Steve Spatafore/Getty Images.
  • Actor Ernest Borgnine. Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images.
  • Former NFL player Junior Seau. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images.
  • Disco Queen Donna Summer. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • Conservative writer Andrew Breitbart. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images.
  • Author Gore Vidal Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.
  • Soul Train host Don Cornelius. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. Photo credit should read MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images.
  • Monkees member Davy Jones. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • New Year's Eve host Dick Clark. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ATI.
  • Actor Andy Griffith. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • Comedienne Phyllis Diller. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.
  • Author Ray Bradbury. Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images.
  • Bee Gee co-founder Robin Gibb. Photo by Franziska Krug-Pool/Getty Images.
  • Singer Whitney Houston. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.
  • "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis. Photo by Matt Carr/Getty Images.
  • Co-founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol. Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images.
  • Director Tony Scott. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.
  • Rodney King, the man who became well-known after Los Angeles police officers used excessive force on him. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images.
  • Author Nora Ephron. Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images.
  • Former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, Helen Gurley Brown. Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images.
  • Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images.
  • Actress Natina Reed. Photo by Chris Weeks/Liaison.
  • Astronaut Sally Ride. Photo credit should read AFP/AFP/Getty Images.
  • Actor Michael Clarke Duncan. Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images.
  • Journalist Mike Wallace. Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images.
  • Actor Sherman Hemsley. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho. Photo credit should read JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images.
  • Former Saint Louis University basketball coach Rick Majerus. Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images.
  • Jenni Rivera (Image from Getty Images)
  • Actor Larry Hagman. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • Crown Candy co-owner Mike Karandzieff.
  • Betty Ann McCaskill, mother of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.
  • Busch Stadium organist Ernie Hays.
  • Indian Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. Photo credit: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images.
  • Actress Kathryn Joosten. Photo courtesy of Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. Photo courtesy of Matt Szwajkos/Getty Images for Alan Taylor.
  • Singer Andy Williams. Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images.
  • R&B singer Fontella Bass. Photo courtesy Getty Images Entertainment
  • Actor Jack Klugman. Photo credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for TV Land
  • Actor Charles Durning. Photo credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images.
  • Sen. Daniel Inouye. Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.
  • St. Louis writer Joe Pollack.
  • Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch. Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images.
  • Composer Marvin Hamlisch. Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images.
  • Former St. Louis Blues General Manager Ron Caron.
  • Music executive Chris Lighty. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images.
  • Actress Ann Rutherford. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.
  • U.S. Senator Arlen Specter. Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images.
  • Former NFL team owner Art Modell. Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images.
  • St. Louis businessman Jerry Clinton.
  • Illinois attorney Amiel Cueto. Photo by Tim Vizer/Belleville News-Democrat.
  • Madison County Circuit Clerk Matt Melucci.
  • Former "Makeover Monday" host Jenny Bluestein.
  • Former Madison County Sheriff Bob Churchich
  • NewsChannel 5 editor Jon King
  • SLU basketball coach Charlie Spoonhour. Image courtesy of Getty Images.
  • R&B singer, St. Louis native David Peaston.
    
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Photos of noteable people who died in 2012.

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