Notable passings of 2012

In this Jan. 6, 1985, file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Freddie Solomon (88) prepares for a handoff after lining up at quarterback during the NFL football NFC championship game against the Chicago Bears in San Francisco. Solomon has died at age 59. Solomon lived in Florida and had battled cancer over the past year. The 49ers announced his death on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Risberg, File)

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