Frank Dostal, German music producer and songwriter (Yes Sir, dies at age 71

Frank Dostal (71)

German music producer and songwriter (Yes Sir

Ryan Star, American indie rock singer-songwriter, dies at age 39

Ryan Star (39)

American indie rock singer-songwriter

Gary Austin, American theatre writer and director (The Groundlings), dies at age 75

Gary Austin (75)

American theatre writer and director (The Groundlings)

Alex Tizon, Filipino-born American journalist and author (The Seattle Times), dies at age 57

Alex Tizon (57)

Filipino-born American journalist and author (The Seattle Times)

Andy Coogan, Scottish author and World War II veteran., dies at age 99

Andy Coogan (99)

Scottish author and World War II veteran.

Kurt Meyer, Swiss non-fiction writer and librarian., dies at age 95

Kurt Meyer (95)

Swiss non-fiction writer and librarian.

Ric Marlow, American songwriter and Grammy winner (

Ric Marlow

American songwriter and Grammy winner ("A Taste of Honey")

Lars Diedricson, Swedish songwriter Take Me to Your Heaven (winner Eurovision Song Contest 1999)., dies at age 55

Lars Diedricson (55)

Swedish songwriter Take Me to Your Heaven (winner Eurovision Song Contest 1999).

Scott Lew, American screenwriter (Sexy Evil Genius, dies at age 48

Scott Lew (48)

American screenwriter (Sexy Evil Genius

Paula Fox, American writer (The Slave Dancer)., dies at age 93

Paula Fox (93)

American writer (The Slave Dancer).

Amy Dawes, American entertainment journalist and screenwriter, dies at age 56

Amy Dawes (56)

American entertainment journalist and screenwriter