Actress Peggy Rea (b.1921) died of congestive heart failure on February 5. Rea is best known for her work on The Waltons and The Dukes of Hazzard, but also appeared in episodes of The Wild Wild West, Monsters, and The Immortal, as well as the film The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao.
Chicago author Mary Anne Mohanraj (Bodies in Motion) appeared as a contestant on the fourth installment of the game show Cash Cab Chicago on February 17.
Producer Perry Moore (b.1971) was found dead in his apartment on February 17. Moore served as Executive Producer on the first three The Chronicles of Narnia films, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. In addition, in 2007, Moore published a young adult novel, Hero, about a teenage superhero struggling with his powers and sexual identity.