Kenny O'Dell, American country singer-songwriter (

Kenny O'Dell (73)

American country singer-songwriter ("Behind Closed Doors").

David Bischoff, American novelist and television writer (Star Trek: The Next Generation)., dies at age 66

David Bischoff (66)

American novelist and television writer (Star Trek: The Next Generation).

Arnie Lerma, American writer and Scientology whistleblower, dies at age 67

Arnie Lerma (67)

American writer and Scientology whistleblower

Li Ao, Chinese-Taiwanese writer, dies at age 82

Li Ao (82)

Chinese-Taiwanese writer

Peter Temple, South African-born Australian writer (The Broken Shore, dies at age 71

Peter Temple (71)

South African-born Australian writer (The Broken Shore

Paul Magriel, American professional backgammon and poker player-author., dies at age 71

Paul Magriel (71)

American professional backgammon and poker player-author.

Farhang Mehr, Iranian-born American Zoroastrian scholar and writer., dies at age 94

Farhang Mehr (94)

Iranian-born American Zoroastrian scholar and writer.

Paul De Meo, American film screenwriter and producer (Trancers, dies at age 64

Paul De Meo (64)

American film screenwriter and producer (Trancers

Joe Gilmartin, American basketball analyst and sportswriter (Phoenix Suns)., dies at age 88

Joe Gilmartin (88)

American basketball analyst and sportswriter (Phoenix Suns).

Victor Milan, American science fiction and fantasy author (Wild Cards, dies at age 63

Victor Milan (63)

American science fiction and fantasy author (Wild Cards

Tom Rapp, American singer-songwriter (Pearls Before Swine)., dies at age 70

Tom Rapp (70)

American singer-songwriter (Pearls Before Swine).

Vic Damone, American pop singer and songwriter (“You're Breaking My Heart”)., dies at age 89

Vic Damone (89)

American pop singer and songwriter (“You're Breaking My Heart”).

Zeno Roth, German guitarist and songwriter (Uli Jon Roth)., dies at age 61

Zeno Roth (61)

German guitarist and songwriter (Uli Jon Roth).

Liliana Bodoc, Argentine poetess and fantasy writer (La Saga de los Confines), dies at age 59

Liliana Bodoc (59)

Argentine poetess and fantasy writer (La Saga de los Confines)