Felix de Weldon

 

 

Age: 96

 

Summary: sculptor best known for the Iwo Jima Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, which depicts U.S. soldiers raising an American flag on the tiny Pacific island in a battle with Japan in which 6,000 American soldiers were killed.

 

 

Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure

 

Born: April 12, 1907

 

Died: June 2, 2003

 

Location: Woodstock, Virginia