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They passed on in 2007:

January 12: Jimmy Cheatham, 82/Jazz trombonist, UCSD educator, recording artist.

January 27: Glenna Hazleton, 91/Founder of La Jolla Athenaeum noon mini-concerts, 1970.

February 6: Frankie Laine, 93/1950s--1990s crooner, TV and movie star.

April 8: Carl McKellips, 48/Owner of Wingspan Studios and member of San Diego Songwriters Guild. Multiple solo releases.

April 21: Gary Lynn Loftin, 38/Singer, lyricist for punk rock band the Resentments.

April 22: Don Beck, 62/Sax player with the Rhythm Masters, Nomads, King Biscuit Blues Band, toured with Loretta Lynn, the Fortunes, Lena Prima.

April 25: Laurie Burke Shields, 47/Singer-songwriter, wife of Robert Shields (of Shields and Yarnell). Released two albums (More Than Romance, 1996, and Dream Songs, 1998).

July 28: Patricia Smith, 88/Founder of the La Jolla Chorus, part of the La Jolla Symphony.

September 5: Paul Bleifuss, 60/Custom drum maker, drummer with Nova.

October 2: Guy Lopez, 42/Bass player with the Zeros, the Upbeats.

December 12: Ike Turner, 76/Rock 'n' roll founder, leader of Ike and Tina Turner Revue.

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