I'll go ahead and get this one started. It's officially 2013 on the east coast, so..... The list of those that will be missed from 2013: January Patti Page, Singer (Tennessee Waltz, How Much is that Doggie in the Window) - Natural causes Tony Lip, Actor (The Sopranos), Natural Causes Ned Wertimer, Actor (The Jeffersons), Complications from Fall. Sammy Johns, 66, American singer-songwriter ("Chevy Van", "America") - 01.04 David R. Ellis, Director (Snakes on a Plane), Unknown cause Conrad Bain, Actor (Different Strokes), Natural Causes Pauline Phillips, Advice Columnist ‘Dear Abby’, Alzheimer’s Disease Chris Cassatt, Cartoonist (Shoe), Unknown Robert F. Chew, Actor (The Wire), Heart Failure Earl Weaver, MLB Manager (Baltimore Orioles), Natural Causes Stan Musial, MLB Hall of Famer, (St. Louis Cardinals), Natural Causes Michael Winner, Director (Death Wish), Heart and Liver Ailments Jake McNiece, D-Day Paratrooper, Natural Causes Leroy ‘Sugarfoot’ Bonner, Singer (Ohio Players), Cancer Patty Andrews, Singer (Andrews Sisters), Natural Causes Jeff Lewis, Former Denver Broncos QB, Unknown Caleb Moore, X Games Athlete, Complications from Injuries suffered February Ed Koch, Former NYC Mayor, Congestive Heart Failure Reg Presley, Lead Singer (The Troggs), Lung Cancer, Stroke Lavonne Paire-Davis, Inspiration for ‘A League of their Own’, Natural Causes Paul Tanner, Trombonist (Glenn Miller Orchestra), Natural Causes Robin Sachs, Actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Unknown Jim Sweeney, Former Fresno State Head Coach, Natural Causes John Kerr, Actor (Tea & Sympathy), Natural Causes Rick Huxley, Bass Player (Dave Clark Five), Emphysema Tom Aspell, NBC News reporter, Cancer Shadow Morton, 60‘s Record Producer, Cancer Mindy McCready, Country singer, Suicide Jerry Buss, L.A. Lakers Executive, Natural Causes Tony Sheridan, Early Beatles collaborator, Long Illness, Damon Harris, Singer, Temptations, Prostate Cancer Lou Myers, Actor (A Different World), Heart-Related Magic Slim, Blues Guitarist, Health Problems Cleotha Staples, Singer (Staples Singers), Alzheimer’s Disease Everett Koop, Former Surgeon General, Natural Causes Dan Toler, Guitarist (Allman Brothers), Lou Gehrig’s Disease Van Cliburn, Pianist, Bone Cancer Richard Street, Singer (Temptations), Blood Clot in lung Dale Robertson, Actor (Death Valley Days), Natural Causes March Bonnie Franklin, Actress (One Day At A Time), Pancreatic Cancer Bobby Rogers, Musician (The Miracles), Lengthy Illness Hugo Chavez, Venezuelan President, Cancer William Moody (AKA Paul Bearer), WWE Manager, Unknown Cause Alvin Lee, Musician (Ten Years After), Surgical Complications Stompin’ Tom Connors, Musician (hockey song), Natural Causes Peter Banks, Guitarist (Yes), Heart Failure Clive Burr, Drummer (Iron Maiden), Complications from MS Jason Molina, Musician, Natural Causes Bobby Smith, Lead Singer (The Spinners), Lung Cancer Malachi Throne, Actor (It Takes A Thief), Unknown Cause Harry Reams, Actor (Deep Throat), Pancreatic Cancer Ray Williams, Former NY Knicks Guard, Unknown Cause Joe Wieder, Bodybuilding/Fitness Pioneer, Natural Causes Virgil ‘Fire’ Trucks, MLB Pitcher/Uncle of Derek Trucks, Unknown Cause Richard Griffiths, Actor (Harry Potter), Heart Surgery Complications Ralph Klein, Former Alberta Premier/Mayor of Calgary, COPD Robert Zildjian, Founder of Sabian Cymbal Company, Unknown Cause Phil Ramone, Music Producer (Billy Joel, among others), aortic aneurysm Bob Clarke, Longtime Mad Magazine Illustrator, Natural Causes 03.31 April Jack Pardee, Former Bears Coach, Cancer Chuck Fairbanks, Coach (CU, New England Patriots), Brain Cancer Jane Henson, Muppets Collaborator, Cancer William H. Ginsburg, Lawyer/Clinton Sex Scandal figure, Cancer Roger Ebert, Film Critic/Columnist (Chicago Sun-Times), Cancer Johnny Esaw, Canadian Sportscaster, Natural Causes Andy Johns, Record Producer (Led Zeppelin IV, Exile on Main Street), Unknown Margaret Thatcher, Former UK Prime Minister, Stroke Annette Funicello, Actress (Mickey Mouse Club, Beach Party movies), MS Complications Jonathan Winters, Comedian/Actor, Natural Causes Frank Bank, Actor (Leave it to Beaver), Unknown Charlie Wilson, 70, American politician, member of the US House (2007–2011), Ohio House (1997–2005) and Ohio Senate (2005–2007), complications of a stroke 4.14 Chi Cheng, Bassist (Deftones), Injuries from Car Crash Sir Colin Davis, Conductor (London Symphony Orchestra), short illness Pat Summerall, CBS Sports Broadcaster, Cardiac Arrest George Beverly Shea, Gospel Singer, Brief Illness Richard LeParmentier, Actor (Star Wars), unknown Rita McNeil, Canadian Singer, Surgery Complications Storm Thorgerson, Album Cover Artist (Dark Side of the Moon, among others), Cancer Chrissy Amphlett, Singer (The DiVinyls), Breast Cancer Richie Havens, Folk Singer, First act at Woodstock, Kidney Complications Allan Arbus, Actor (M*A*S*H), Natural Causes George Jones, Country Singer, Natural Causes Brad Lesley, Actor/Former MLB Player, Kidney Failure Bob Brozman, Guitarist, Unknown Cause Cordell ‘Boogie’ Mosson, Bassist (P-Funk), Unknown Cause Deanna Durbin, 1930’s Child Star, Natural Causes Mike Gray, 77, American director, screenwriter (The China Syndrome, Star Trek: The Next Generation) and author, heart failure - 04.30 May Chris Kelly, Rapper (Kriss Kross), Drug Overdose - 05.01 Jeff Hanneman, Guitarist (Slayer), Spider Bite - 05.02 Mario Machado, 78, American news anchor, journalist and actor (Scarface, RoboCop, St. Elmo's Fire), Parkinson's disease - 05.04 Ray Harryhausen, 92, American stop-motion animator (Jason and the Argonauts, Clash of the Titans) - 05.07 Jeanne Cooper, 84, American actress (The Young and the Restless) - 05.08 Bryan Forbes, 86, British actor (The League of Gentlemen), film director (The Stepford Wives) and screenwriter (Chaplin) - 05.08 Jack Butler, 85, American Hall of Fame football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), complications from a staph infection. - 05.11 Joyce Brothers, 85, American psychologist, newspaper columnist, and actress (Loaded Weapon 1, Spy Hard), respiratory failure - 05.13 Chuck Muncie, 60, American football player (New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers), heart attack - 05.13 Fred White, 76, American sports broadcaster (Kansas City Royals), complications of melanoma - 05.15 Dick Trickle, 71, American NASCAR driver, suicide by gunshot - 05.16 Alan O'Day, 72, American singer and songwriter ("Undercover Angel", "Angie Baby"), brain cancer. - 05.17 Steve Forrest, 87, American actor (Dallas, North Dallas Forty, S.W.A.T) - 05.18 Ray Manzarek, 74, American rock musician (The Doors), bile duct cancer - 05.20 Trevor Bolder, 62, British musician (David Bowie, Uriah Heep), cancer. - 05.21 Ed Shaughnessy, 84, American drummer (The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson), heart attack - 05.24 Jean Stapleton, 90, American actress (All in the Family, You've Got Mail) - 05-31 Tim Samaras, 55, American tornado chaser (Storm Chasers, TWISTEX), tornado injuries - 05.31 These are the rules. The celebrity in question must be deceased. They must have been a celebrity prior to their death. If there is a question that they are a celebrity, their status must get a second vote by another DRC member.