Photos: Notable deaths of 2011

Photos: Notable deaths of 2011

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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2008, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. Apple on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 said Jobs has died. He was 56. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

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Posted on January 1, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 2 at 7:23 AM

Jack Lalanne was a fitness expert and TV personality. Throughout his long and colorful life, he was known as a bodybuilder, nutrition expert and fitness guru. LaLanne died at the age of 96 from pneumonia.

Walter Breuning was an American super centenarian, Breuning was a former railroad man that credited a good diet, exercise and keeping his mind active for his longevity.

Long-time "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney died Friday Nov. 4, 2011 at age 92.

Arthur C. Nielsen Jr. Nielsen, who led the company that grew into an international market research firm known for producing the TV ratings known as "the Nielsens," died Monday, Oct. 5, 2011, in the Chicago suburb of Winnetka, Ill. His family says he'd suffered from Parkinson's disease. He was also 92.

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