DIED Unlike many other young Marines, Lance Corporal William Allen, 26, who appeared on TIME's cover in 2005, joined the military the day before 9/11. But like many who have fought in Iraq, Allen suffered from posttraumatic stress disorder. He died of a drug overdose after self-medicating.

• As acting chief financial officer of mortgage giant Freddie Mac, David Kellermann, 41, struggled with his company's being placed under conservatorship because of a $50 billion loss in 2008. Kellermann was found dead April 22, an apparent suicide.

• He and his uncle penned what became the unofficial anthem of the 1940s French...

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