1. MARGARET GROENING - Inspiration for Marge Simpson on the animated TV show The Simpsons passed away Monday April 22, 2013. She was also the mother of The Simpsons creator Matt Groening. She was 94 years old.
2. RAY HARRYHAUSEN - The undisputed master of special effects passed away Tuesday May 7, 2013. He was the special effects wizard whose early movie magic inspired directors for years to come. He was 92 years old.
3. JEANNE COOPER - Actress best known for her role as Katherine Chancellor on CBS's The Young & The Restless soap opera passed away Wednesday May 8, 2013. She was referred to as the "Dame of Genoa City" and was also actor Corbin Bernsen's mother. She was 84 years old.