Aug. 28. Paul MacCready, 81. Designed the Gossamer Condor flying machine, which in 1977 made the first sustained, controlled flight powered solely by human muscle.

Miyoshi Umeki, 78. Oscar-winning actress ("Sayonara"). .

Hilly Kristal, 75. His Manhattan club CBGB served as birthplace of punk rock.

Aug. 29. Richard Jewell, 44. Former security guard wrongly linked to 1996 Olympic bombing in Atlanta.


Sept. 1. Robert H. Ahmanson, 80, longtime president of the philanthropic Ahmanson Foundation.

Sept. 2. Anthony Day, 74. Led Los Angeles Times editorial pages to prominence.

Sept. 3. Janis Martin, 67, rockabilly singer dubbed "Female Elvis."

Sept. 5. The Rev. D. James Kennedy, 76. Megachurch pastor; prominent Christian broadcaster.

Sept. 6. Luciano Pavarotti, 71. Opera superstar hailed as "king of the high Cs."

Madeleine L'Engle, 88. Author who captivated children with "A Wrinkle in Time."

Sept. 10. Jane Wyman, 90. Actress won Oscar as deaf rape victim in "Johnny Belinda," later appeared on TV's "Falcon Crest." Ronald Reagan's ex-wife.

Anita Roddick, 64. Founded eco-friendly beauty retailer The Body Shop.

Sept. 11. Joe Zawinul, 75. Jazz keyboardist, one of the creators of jazz-rock fusion with Weather Report ("Birdland.")

Gene Savoy, 80. Explorer who discovered lost Inca and pre-Inca cities in Peru.

Sept. 13. Abdul-Sattar Abu Risha, late 30s. Iraq sheik who aided U.S. strategy of enlisting aid of Sunni tribes.

Sept. 15. Colin McRae, 39. Britain's best-known rally driver, former World Rally champion.

Sept. 16. Robert Jordan, 58. Author of "Wheel of Time" fantasy novels.

Sept. 21. The Rev. Rex Humbard, 88. His televangelism ministry once spanned the globe.

Sept. 22. Marcel Marceau, 84. French master of pantomime who transformed silence into art.