Beverly was among those killed
in a Continental Airlines crash near Buffalo, N.Y. She was a
widow of a victim of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade
Eckertís husband, Sean Rooney, was a native of Buffalo, the
newspaper said. Eckert was flying to Buffalo for
celebrations with relatives marking the 58th birthday of her
Eckert was a member of the Family Steering Committee for the
9/11 Commission and co-chairwoman of Voices of Sept. 11.
March 26, 2008
Brent died from injuries he
received when he went to investigate smoke in the
Westchester area of Los Angeles. He was a ten year veteran
of the LAFD assigned to the 'A' Platoon of Fire Station 95
since October 2005. As dictated by Fire Department policy, a
formal and detailed multi-agency investigation is underway
to determine the exact nature of the explosion, as well as
the precise cause and manner of Firefighter Lovrien's death.
Our prayers are with the Lovrien family, and we thank Brent
for giving the greatest, most unselfish gift. May God watch
over him and all who risk their lives daily. And we keep
Engineer Anthony Guzman in our prayers as well as the
members of LAFD Fire Station 95 and the entire Los Angeles
Fire Department Family. The whole firefighting Family is
extended our deepest sympathies at this time.
May 9, 1923 - January 9, 2008
an American radio personality and television personality most known for being the Honorary Mayor of Hollywood
in which he was most often present at Hollywood community
functions, including the unveiling of new stars on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame. Grant served as a U.S.O. ambassador,
joining the globe-trotting comedian Bob Hope in taking
entertainers to war zones to perform for military personnel,
and was the first recipient of the highest honor awarded by
the USO, the United Service Organizations. He was also a
retired major general in the California State Military
Reserve, a volunteer backup and support force of the
California National Guard. He had been chairman of the Los
Angeles City Fire Commission, the Los Angeles County Social
Service Commission, and the Burbank, California Police
Commission. More recently, he had been a member of the Los
Angeles City Cultural Heritage Commission.
Grant was the only person ever to twice receive an Order of
California, the state's highest honor.
Grant said of all his accomplishments in Hollywood, he was
most proud of three things: the Hollywood sign, the Walk of
Fame and the Hollywood postmark. For more on Johnny see
The Official Site Of Hollywood's
Lake View Terrace, California
April 26, 1985-January 8, 2008
David, 22, died from injuries sustained in combat in Iraq.
He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion 327th Infantry
Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division
(Air Assault) based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He was
awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart (posthumously).