Johnny Grant, 84; Hollywood’s honorary mayor and biggest booster was known as host of the Walk of Fame induction ceremonies (Jan. 9)

Bernie Boston, 74; a former Los Angeles Times photographer best known for his iconic 1960s picture of a Vietnam War protester placing flowers in soldiers’ gun barrels at a march on the Pentagon (Jan. 22)

Allan Grant, 88; Life magazine photographer who captured images of Marina Oswald and Marilyn Monroe, among others (Feb. 1)

Philip Jones Griffiths, 72; a photojournalist who spent years traveling through Vietnam to capture the effects of the war on its people (March 19)

Hal Riney, 75; the San Francisco advertising executive who created the “Morning in America” campaign for President Reagan (March 24)

Iris Burton, 77; a Hollywood agent who worked primarily with child actors and helped launch the careers of many young talents, including River Phoenix and Henry Thomas (April 5)

Danton Burroughs, 63; spent his life marketing and protecting the work of his grandfather, “Tarzan” creator Edgar Rice Burroughs (May 1)

Warren Cowan, 87; a legendary Hollywood publicist who co-founded the famed Rogers & Cowan public relations firm and was known as an innovative pioneer of independent entertainment publicity for many of the biggest names in show business (May 14)

Cornell Capa, 90; a globe-trotting photojournalist who founded the International Center of Photography in New York (May 23)

Pat Tobin, 65; a pioneering Los Angeles publicist who helped open the public relations field to minorities and women (June 10)

Tony Schwartz, 84; helped create the infamous “daisy ad” that ran only once during the 1964 presidential race but changed political advertising forever (June 15)

Charles H. Joffe, 78; a legendary manager of comic talent who helped guide the careers of Dick Cavett, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal and Woody Allen and co-produced nearly all of Allen’s films (July 9)

Robert A. Maheu, 90; former Howard Hughes confidant and CIA operative involved in a failed plot to poison Cuban dictator Fidel Castro (Aug. 4)

Bernie Brillstein, 77; talent manager and producer guided the careers of John Belushi and Jim Henson and helped bring “Saturday Night Live” to television (Aug. 7)

Francoise Demulder, 61; French photojournalist was the first woman to win the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year award (Sept. 3)

William Claxton, 80; the photographer’s work helped propel the career of jazz trumpeter and singer Chet Baker and define an era’s pop culture (Oct. 11)

Cecil Stoughton, 88; photographer shot iconic image of Lyndon Johnson being sworn in as president on Air Force One (Nov. 3)