A county bus driver, Conrad Johnson was getting his bus ready for morning commuters on his busy weekday route when he was shot down. A cousin said the married father of two "was definitely a pillar to his community and to his family." A neighbor remembered him as a funny, devoted father, who had a passion for football and weightlifting.
Members of Johnson's family weep at the location where he was shot, Oct. 23, 2002.
Linda Franklin, 47
An FBI intelligence analyst who studied terror threats, Franklin had beaten breast cancer, raised two children and a niece practically by herself, and was expecting her first grandchild. She and her husband were getting ready to move to a bigger house, and were buying supplies when she was murdered. Police said there was no indication she was targeted because of her job.
Mourners carry Franklin's casket after a funeral service Oct. 21, 2002, in Arlington, Va. Her co-workers, friends, and family attended the service, where candles on the the altar represented each sniper victim.
Kenneth H. Bridges, 53
Bridges was president and chairman of the board of MATAH Network, an organization that encourages blacks to support black-owned businesses and to promote black self-sufficiency. He ran a Philadelphia marketing and distribution organization. Neighbors spoke of his friendliness and love of playing basketball with his six children.
Family members attend a memorial service for Bridges Oct. 15, 2002, in Philadelphia. Pictured from left are Bridges' wife Jocelyn, and his daughters Alana, 15, Alyssa, 12, and Aja, 24.
Dean H. Meyers, 53
A Vietnam veteran, Meyers was a project manager in the Manassas, Va., office of Dewberry & Davis, a civil engineering firm. Friends and co-workers said he was hardworking and thoughtful - someone who would help carry heavy packages and feed stray cats.
Meyers' friends and family attend a graveside service at Christ Evangelical Congregational Cemetery, in Zieglereville, Pa. Oct. 19, 2002.
Pascal Charlot, 72
A carpenter who immigrated from Haiti years ago, Charlot fixed things for his neighbors - a doorjamb for one, a box around a radiator for another. He lived with his wife in a rowhouse decorated with potted flowers on the porch and tomatoes and bell peppers in a small garden.
Family and friends carry Charlot's casket during his funeral service at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart in Washington Oct. 19, 2002.
Lori Ann Lewis-Rivera, 25
Lewis-Rivera, pictured in 2001 with her husband, Nelson Rivera, and their daughter Jocelin, decided in junior high school in Idaho that she wanted to become a nanny and later attended a nanny school in Oregon. Her father, Marion Lewis, said she was "special to everybody she met and she brought friendship and love."
Marion Lewis, left, of Mountain Home, Idaho, pauses while talking about the death of his daughter, Lori Ann Lewis-Rivera, with the help of Rivera's brother-in-law, Victor Lemus, outside a funeral home in Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 7, 2002. A memorial service was held at the funeral home, and Lewis-Rivera will be buried where she grew up, in Mountain Home, Idaho.
Sarah Ramos, 34
Friends described Ramos, a native of El Salvador who worked as a babysitter, as a hardworking immigrant who dreamed of building a prosperous life. Ramos was remembered as a cheerful, fun-loving wife and a doting mother of a 7-year-old son. She belonged to several church groups.
Flowers are left as a memorial on the bench where Ramos was fatally shot, Oct. 3, 2002. The unidentified man works nearby.
Prem Kumar Walekar, 54
Walekar, a part-time cab driver, is pictured with his wife Margaret celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2001. He immigrated at age 18 from India, and was getting ready to return to spend his retirement. Relatives said he worked hard, and helped bring his siblings to America. He was a quiet man with a good sense of humor, they said.
Mourners look at photographs of Walekar during a funeral service at the Sligo Seventh Day Adventist Church in Takoma Park, Md., Oct. 6, 2002.
James Buchanan, 39
An independent landscaper, Buchanan served on the regional board of the Boys and Girls of Greater Washington and volunteered with a Crime Solvers hot line. He had moved to Virginia to live with his father, but still honored a contract to mow the auto dealership lawn in White Flint, Md., where he was killed.
Buchanan's sister Deborah Cox, right, collects flowers following his funeral services at the First Baptist Church in Gaithersburg, Md., Oct. 11, 2002.
James Martin, 55
Martin, a Vietnam veteran, was a program analyst for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. His father died when he was 8, and he worked his way through college. Martin had an 11-year-old son and was a Boy Scout leader, school volunteer and church trustee. Friends remembered him as a lover of red wine who wore funny ties to church.