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Celebrity Deaths

Updates posted every Monday.  From our friends at Dead or Alive Data Base.


Thursday, 7 December 2017

  Tracy Stallard, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), age 80.

  Roland "Fatty" Taylor, NBA basketball player (Denver Nuggets), of cancer, age 71.

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

  William H. Gass, novelist (“The Tunnel”), age 93.

  Johnny Hallyday, rock and roll singer (French), of lung cancer, age 74.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

  August Ames, porn actress, of suicide by hanging, age 23.

  Ron Meyer, NFL football player (Indianapolis Colts), of an aortic aneurysm, age 76.

Monday, 4 December 2017

  Christine Keeler, showgirl/model and scandal figure (John Profumo), of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, age 75.

Sunday, 3 December 2017

  John B. Anderson, U.S. presidential candidate (Independent, 1980), age 95.

Friday, 1 December

  Ernie Fazio, major leaguer (Houston Colt .45s), cause not reported, age 75.Thursday, 30 November
  Dick Gernert, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), age 89.
  Jim Nabors, actor (Gomer Pyle on "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C."), age 87.

Monday, 27 November
 Bud Moore,  auto racing owner (NASCAR), age 92. Not to be confused with auto racer Bud Moore, who died on 1 August.
  Robert "Pops" Popwell, jazz bassist (The Young Rascals), cause not reported, age  66.

Saturday, 25 November
  Rance Howard, actor (Nebraska), age 89. He was the father of actor/director Ron Howard.
  Steve "Snapper" Jones, NBA basketball player (Portland Trail Blazers), cause not reported, age 75.
 Ken Gray, NFL football player (St. Louis Cardinals), age 81.
  Julio Oscar Mechoso, actor ("Little Miss Sunshine"), of a heart attack, age 62.
  Harry Pregerson, U.S. judge (9th Circuit Court of Appeals), age 94.

Friday, 24 November
  Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), in a traffic accident, age 34.
  John Thierry, NFL football player (Chicago Bears), of a heart attack, age 46.

Wednesday, 22 November
  Jon Hendricks, jazz singer (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross), age 96.
  Maurice Hinchey, U.S. Congressman (D-NY, 1993-2013), of dementia, age 79.
  Tommy Keene, pop singer, of natural causes, age 59.

Tuesday, 21 November
  Rodney Bewes, actor (British), cause not reported, age 79.
  David Cassidy, actor/singer (Keith Partridge on "The Partridge Family"), of liver failure, age 67.
  Wayne Cochran, soul singer ("Last Kiss"), of cancer, age 78.

Monday, 20 November
  Terry Glenn, NFL football player (New England Patriots), in a single-vehicle traffic accident, age 43.

Sunday, 19 November
  Charles Manson, murder cult leader, of natural causes, age 83.
  Warren "Pete" Moore, R&B singer (The Miracles), cause not reported, age 79.
  Della Reese, actress (Tess on "Touched By an Angel"), age 86.
  Mel Tillis, country singer and songwriter ("Coca-Cola Cowboy"), of natural causes, age 85.

Saturday, 18 November
  Bob Borkowski, major leaguer (Cincinnati Reds), age 91.
  Pancho Segura, pro tennis player, age 96.
  Ben Riley, (jazz drummer), Thelonious Monk, age  84.
  Malcolm Young, rock musician (AC/DC), with dementia, age 64.

Friday, 17 November
  J. C. Caroline, NFL football player (Chicago Bears), age 84.
  Earle Hyman, actor (Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show"), age 91.

Thursday, 16 November
  Steve Mostyn, lawyer and political donor (Texas), of suicide, age 46.
  Ferdie Pacheco, boxing doctor and commentator, age 89.
  Ann Wedgeworth, actress (Lana Shields on "Three's Company"), after a long illness, age 83. 

Wednesday, 15 November
  Keith Barron, actor (British), 83.
  Lil Peep, r.n. Gustav Ahr, rapper, of a drug overdose, age  21.

Tuesday, 14 November
  Nancy Zieman, seamstress and TV host ("Sewing with Nancy"), of cancer, age 64.

Monday, 13 November
  Bobby Doerr, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), age 99.
  Janet Lupo, glamour model ("Playboy"), cause not reported, age 67.
  Jim Rivera, major leaguer (Chicago White Sox), age 96.

Sunday, 12 November
  Liz Smith, gossip columnist ("New York Daily News"), age 94.

Saturday, 11 November

  Nate Hobgood-Chittick, NFL football player (St. Louis Rams), cause not reported, age 42.

  Rance Pless, major leaguer (Kansas City Athletics), age 91.

Thursday, 9 November

  John Hillerman, actor (Jonathan Higgins on "Magnum, P.I."), after a long illness, age 84.

  Chuck Mosley, rock singer (Faith No More), cause not reported, age 57. His family's statement read that he died "after a long period of sobriety ... due to the disease of addiction."

Wednesday, 8 November

  Don Prince, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), cause not reported, age 79.

Tuesday, 7 November

  Paul Buckmaster, rock music arranger ("The Man Who Fell to Earth"), cause not reported, age 71.

  Roy Halladay, major leaguer (Toronto Blue Jays), in a private plane crash, age 40.

  Brad Harris, actor (Deputy Duffy on "Falcon Crest"), age 84.

Monday, 6 November

  Karin Dor, actress ("You Only Live Twice"), of injuries from a fall, age 79.

  Joe Fortunato, NFL football player (Chicago Bears), age 7.

  Richard Gordon, U.S. astronaut (Apollo 12), of cancer, age 88.

  C. W. Smith, auto racer (NASCAR), cause not reported, age 70.

  Rick Stelmaszek, major leaguer (Washington Senators), of pancreatic cancer, age 69.

Sunday, 5 November

  Nancy Friday, sexuality author ("My Secret Garden"), of complications from Alzheimer's disease, age 84.

  Bob Girard, NHL hockey player (Washington Capitals), cause not reported, age 69.

  Robert Knight, pop singer ("Everlasting Love"), cause not reported, age 72.

Saturday, November 4

  Gene Verble, major leaguer (Washington Senators), age 89.

Friday, November 3

  Sid Catlett, NBA basketball player (Cincinnati Royals), cause not reported, age 69.

Thursday, 2 November

  Orval H. Hansen, U.S. Congressman (R-ID, 1969-75), of cancer, age 91.

Wednesday, 1 November

  Brad Bufanda, actor (Felix Toombs on "Veronica Mars"), of suicide by jumping from a building, age 34.

Monday, 30 October

  James D. Martin, U.S. Congressman (R-AL, 1965-67), age 99.

  Judy Martz, governor of Montana (R, 2001-05), of pancreatic cancer, age 74.

Sunday, 29 October

  Al Richter, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), age 90.

  Keith Wilder, disco singer (Heatwave), cause not reported, age 65.

Friday, 27 October

  Juliette Cavazzi, singer and TV host (Canadian), age 91. 

Wednesday, 25 October

  Jack Bannon, actor (Art Donovan on "Lou Grant"), age 77. He was the husband of actress Ellen Travolta and brother-in-law of actor John Travolta.

  Ross Powell, major leaguer (Houston Astros), of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, age 49.


Tuesday, 24 October

  Fats Domino, rock and roll pioneer ("Blueberry Hill"), of natural causes, age 89.

  Robert Guillaume, actor (Benson DuBois on "Benson"), of prostate cancer, age 89.


Monday, 23 October

  Paul J. Weitz, U.S. astronaut (Skylab-2), of cancer, age 85.


Sunday, 22 October

  Scott Putesky, heavy metal guitarist (Marilyn Manson), of colon cancer, age 49.

  Chuck Weber, NFL football player (Chicago Cardinals), age 87.

  George Young, pop songwriter ("Love Is in the Air"), cause not reported, age 70.


Saturday, 21 October

  Chuck Churn, major leaguer (Los Angeles Dodgers), age 87.

Saturday, 14 October

  Daniel Webb, major leaguer (Chicago White Sox), in an all-terrain vehicle accident, age 28.  
  Richard Wilbur, poet ("Things of This World"), age 96.


Tuesday, 10 October

  Bob Schiller, TV screenwriter ("All in the Family"), age 98.


Monday, 9 October

  Roy Hawes, major leaguer (Washington Senators), age 91.

  Ben Hawkins, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles), cause not reported, age 73.

  Mike McQueen, major leaguer (Atlanta Braves), cause not reported, age 67.

  Bill Puterbaugh, auto racer (USAC), age 81.


Sunday, 8 October

  Mike Boland, NHL hockey player (Buffalo Sabres), after a long illness, age 62.

  Jerry Kleczka, U.S. Congressman (D-WI, 1984-2005), of natural causes, age 73.

  Don Lock, major leaguer (Washington Senators), age 81.

  Grady Tate, jazz drummer and singer, age 85.

  Y. A. Tittle, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), age 90.


Thursday, 5 October

  Trevor Martin, actor (British), age 87.


Saturday, 7 October 2017

  Jimmy Beaumont, doo-wop singer (The Skyliners), cause not reported, 76.

  Jim Landis, major leaguer (Chicago White Sox), 83.


Friday, 6 October 2017

  Terry Downes, pro boxer (middleweight), 81.

  Connie Hawkins, NBA basketball player (Phoenix Suns), cause not reported, 75.

  Ralphie May, stand-up comedian ("Last Comic Standing"), of cardiac arrest, 45.

  Walter "Bunny" Sigler, R&B musician, of a heart attack, 76.


Tuesday, 3 October 2017

  John Herrnstein, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), cause not reported, 79.


Monday, 2 October 2017

  Solly Hemus, major leaguer (St. Louis Cardinals), 94.

  Paul Otellini, business executive (Intel), cause not reported, 66.

  Tom Petty, rock singer ("Free Fallin'"), of cardiac arrest, 66.


Sunday, 1 October 2017

  Arthur Janov, psychologist ("The Primal Scream"), 93.

  Samuel Irving Newhouse Jr., publisher (Conde Nast), 89.

  Dave Strader, hockey announcer (Dallas Stars), of bile duct cancer, 62.


Saturday, 30 September

  Monty Hall, game show host ("Let's Make a Deal"), of heart failure, age 96.

  Elizabeth Baur, actress (Fran Belding on "Ironside"), after a long illness, age 69.  


Thursday, 28 September

  Benjamin Whitrow, actor (Mr. Bennet in "Pride and Prejudice"), age 80


Wednesday, 27 September

  Hugh Hefner, publisher (Playboy), of natural causes, age 91.

  Anne Jeffreys, actress (Amanda Barrington on "General Hospital"), age 94.

  Red Miller, NFL football coach (Denver Broncos), of complications from a stroke, age 89.


Tuesday, 26 September

  Barry Dennen, actor (The Shining), of complications from a fall, age 79.


Monday, 25 September

  Tony Booth, actor (British), age 85. He was the father of British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

  Bobby Knutt, actor (British), of a heart attack, age 71.

  Tom Miller, NHL hockey player (New York Islanders), of cancer, age 70.

  Joe Schaffer, AFL football player (Buffalo Bills), of a neurological disease, age 79.

  Jan Triska, actor (Ronin), of injuries from a fall, age 80.


Sunday, 24 September

  Joseph M. McDade, U.S. Congressman (R-PA, 1963-99), age 85.


Saturday, 23 September

  Rick Shaw, disc jockey (Miami, Florida), cause not reported, age 78.

  Samuel H. Young, U.S. Congressman (R-IL, 1973-75), age 94.


Friday, 22 September

  Dunc Fisher, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), age 90.Saturday, 23 September 2017

  Charles Bradley, soul singer ("Changes"), of liver cancer, age 68.


Wednesday, 20 September 2017

  Mickey Harrington, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), age 82.

  Ed Philips, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), of cancer, age 73.

  Lillian Ross, writer ("The New Yorker"), following a stroke, age 99.


Tuesday, 19 September 2017

  Bernie Casey, actor ("Never Say Never Again") and NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), cause not reported, age 78.

  Jake LaMotta, aka The Raging Bull, pro boxer, of pneumonia, age 95.

Monday, 18 September

  Chuck Low, actor ("GoodFellas"), 89.


Sunday, 17 September 2017

  William F. Goodling, U.S. Congressman (R-PA, 1975-2001), age 89.

  Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, pro wrestler, of throat cancer, age 72.

  Dave Hilton, major leaguer (San Diego Padres), cause not reported, age 67.


Saturday, 16 September

  Brenda Lewis,opera singer, age 96.

  Ted Christopher, auto racer (NASCAR), in a private plane crash, age 59.


Friday, 15 September

  Harry Dean Stanton, actor (“The Green Mile”), of natural causes, age 91.


Thursday, 14 September

  Basil Gogos, artist (movie monsters), cause not reported, age 78.

  Grant Hart, rock singer and drummer (Husker Du), of liver cancer, age 56.


Wednesday, 13 September

  Pete Domenici, U.S. Senator (R, 1973-2009), of complications from abdominal surgery, age 85.

  Frank Vincent, actor (Phil Leotardo on "The Sopranos"), during open heart surgery, age 80.


Tuesday, 12 September

  Alex Hawkins, NFL football player (Baltimore Colts), age 80.

  Edith Windsor, same-sex marriage activist and plaintiff (United States v. Windsor), age 88.


Monday, 11 September

  Dan Currie,NFL football player (Green Bay Packers), age 82.

  J. P. Donleavy, novelist (“The Ginger Man”), age 91.

  Mark LaMura, actor (Mark Dalton on "All My Children"), of lung cancer, age 68.

  Jeff Parker, NHL hockey player (Buffalo Sabres), of a heart and lung infection, age 53.


Sunday, 10, September
Len Wein,  Comic  book writer whose characters included Swamp Thing, died, age 69.

Don Ohlmeyer, TV executive (NBC), of cancer, age 72.


Saturday, 9 September

  Velasio de Paolis, Roman Catholic cardinal (The Vatican), age 81.

  Michael Friedman, Broadway composer (“Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”), of AIDS, age 41.

  Pierre Pilote, NHL hockey player (Chicago Black Hawks), age 85.


Friday, 8 September

  Troy Gentry, country singer (Montgomery Gentry), in a helicopter crash, age 50.

  Blake Heron, actor (“Shiloh”), cause not reported, age 35.

  Jerry Pournelle, tech and science fiction writer (“Lucifer's Hammer”), of natural causes, age 84.

  Don Williams, country singer ("I Believe In You"), after a brief illness, age 78.


Thursday, 7 September

  Gene Michael, major-league player and executive (New York Yankees), of a heart attack, age 79.


Wednesday, 6 September

  Carlo Caffarra, Roman Catholic cardinal (Italy), after a long illness, age 79.

  Jim McDaniels, NBA basketball player (Seattle SuperSonics), of complications from diabetes, age 69.

  Kate Millett, feminist writer (“Sexual Politics”), of cardiac arrest, age 82.

  Noel Picard, NHL football player (St. Louis Blues), cause not reported, age 78.


Tuesday, 5 September

  Rick Stevens, R&B singer (Tower of Power), of cancer, age 77.

  Tom Wright, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), age 93.


Monday, 4 September

  Gastone Moschin, actor (“The Godfather Part II”), age 88.


Sunday, 3 September

  Walter Becker, rock musician (Steely Dan), cause not reported, age 67.

  Dave Hlubek, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet), of a heart attack, age 66.


Saturday, 2 September

  Elizabeth Kemp, actress ("He Knows You're Alone"), cause not reported, age 65.

  Murray Lerner, documentary filmmaker (Newport Folk Festival), of kidney failure, age 90. 


Friday, 1 September

  Shelley Berman, actor ("Meet the Fockers"), of Alzheimer's disease, age 92.

  Jackie Burkett, NFL football player (Baltimore Colts), of leukemia, age 80.

  Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Roman Catholic cardinal (England and Wales), after a long illness, age 85.

  Novella Nelson, actress ("A Perfect Murder"), cause not reported, age 77.

  Paul Schaal, major leaguer (Kansas City Roayls), of cancer, age 74.


Thursday, 31 August

  Richard Anderson, actor (Oscar Goldman on "The Six Million Dollar Man"), age 91.


Wednesday, 30 August

  Louise Hay, self-help author ("You Can Heal Your Life"), age 90.

  Rollie Massimino, college basketball coach (Villanova University), of lung cancer, age 82.


Monday, 28 August

  Melissa Bell, R&B singer (Soul II Soul), of diabetes, age 53.

  Bobby Boyd, NFL football player (Baltimore Colts), cause not reported, age 79.

  Jud Heathcote, college basketball coach (Michigan State University), age 90.


Saturday, 26 August

  Tobe Hooper, horror film director ("The Texas Chain Saw Massacre"), of natural causes, age 74.

  Bernard Pomerance, playwright ("The Elephant Man"), of cancer, age 76.


Friday, 25 August

  Rich Piana, bodybuilder, possibly of a drug overdose, age 45.


Thursday, 24 August

  Jay Thomas, radio host and actor (Eddie LeBec on "Cheers"), of cancer, age 69.


Wednesday, 23 August

  Cecil Andrus, U..S. Secretary of the Interior (1977-81) and governor of Idaho (D, 1971-77, 1987-95), of lung cancer, age 85.

  Joe Klein, baseball executive (Cleveland Indians), of complications from heart surgery, age 75.


Tuesday, 22 August

  John Abercrombie, jazz guitarist, of heart failure, age 72


Monday, 21 August

  Dallas McCarver, bodybuilder, choked on food, age 26.

  Thomas Meehan, playwright ("Hairspray"), of cancer, age 88.


Sunday, 20  August

Jerry Lewis, comedian, after a heart condition, age 91.

Shane Sieg, auto racer (NASCAR), in a non-racing-related automobile accident, age 34.


 Saturday, 19 August

  Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist, of heart failure, age 84.


Friday, 18 August

  Sonny Burgess, rockabilly musician, age 88.

  Bruce Forsyth, TV host (British), after a long illness, age 89.


Thursday, 17 August

  Sonny Landham, actor (“Predator”), of heart failure, age 76.


Wednesday, 16 August

  Tom Hawkins, NBA basketball player (Los Angeles Lakers), age 80.

  Jon Shepodd, actor (Paul Martin on "Lassie"), age 91.

  Lester Williams, NFL football player (New England Patriots), cause not reported, age 58.


Tuesday, 15 August

  Vern Ehlers, U.S. Congressman (R-MI, 1993-2011), age 83.


Monday, 14 August

  Frank Broyles, college football coach (University of Arkansas), with Alzheimer's disease, age 92.


Sunday, 13 August

  Joseph Bologna, actor (“Blame It on Rio”), of pancreatic cancer, age 82.

  Nick Mantis, NBA basketball player (St. Louis Hawks), age 81.


Saturday, 12 August 2017

  Bryan Murray, hockey coach and executive (Ottawa Senators), of colon cancer, age 74.

  Paul Casanova, major leaguer (Washington Senators), of natural causes, age 75.


Wednesday, 9 August 2017

  Al McCandless, U.S. Congressman (R-CA, 1983-95), age 90.

  Danny Walton, major leaguer (Milwaukee Brewers), cause not reported, age 70.


Tuesday, 8 August 2017

  Glen Campbell, country-pop singer ("Galveston"), of Alzheimer's disease, age 81.

  Barbara Cook, stage actress/singer (“The Music Man”), of respiratory failure, age 89.

  Ken Kaiser, major-league umpire (American League), of complications from diabetes, age 72.

  Dick MacPherson, NFL football head coach (New England Patriots), age 86.


Monday, 7 August 2017

  Don Baylor, major-league player (California Angels) and manager (Colorado Rockies), of multiple myeloma, age 68.


Sunday, 6 August 2017

  Darren Daulton, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), of brain cancer, age 55.


Saturday, 5 August

  Dionigi Tettamanzi, Roman Catholic cardinal (Milan, Italy), after a long illness, age 83.

  Mark White, governor of Texas (D, 1983-87), of a heart attack, age 77.

  Richard O'Brien, TV executive (Fox News), of injuries from an automobile accident, age 60.


Friday, 4 August

  Dick Albert, TV meteorologist (Boston), of complications from pneumonia, age 73.Tuesday, 8 August 2017
  Glen Campbell, Country-pop singer, whose hits included "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," died today of Alzheimer's disease, age 81.

Thursday, 3 August

  Ty Hardin, actor (Bronco Lane on "Bronco"), age 87.

  Robert Hardy, actor (“Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”), age 91.

  Dickie Hemric, NBA basketball player (Boston Celtics), age 83.

  John Reaves, NFL football player (Cincinnati Bengals), cause not reported, age 67.


 Wednesday, 2 August

  Judith Jones, cookbook writer and editor, age 93.

  Ara Parseghian, college football coach (The University of Notre Dame), age 94.

  Harry Scott Jr., auto racing owner (HScott Motorsports), cause not reported, age 51.


Tuesday, 1 August

  Jeff Brotman, retailer (Costco), cause not reported, age 74.

  Bud Moore, auto racer (NASCAR), cause not reported, age 75. (Not to be confused with NASCAR owner Bud Moore.)


Monday, 31 July

  Jeanne Moreau, actress (French), age 89.


Sunday, 30 July

  Dave Grayson, NFL football player (Oakland Raiders), cause not reported, age 78. His death was reported on 30 July with no date given.


Saturday, 29 July

  Lee May, major leaguer (Cincinnati Reds), cause not reported,  age 74.

Thursday, 27 July

  Sam Shepard, playwright and actor ("The Right Stuff"), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, age 73.


Wednesday, 26 July

  Patti Deutsch, game show panelist ("Match Game"), of cancer, age 73.

  June Foray, voice actress (Rocky the Flying Squirrel), of natural causes, age 99.

  Leonard Landy, child actor (Leonard in "Our Gang"), age 84.

  D. L. Menard, cajun musician ("The Back Door"), after a long illness, age 85.


Tuesday, 25 July

  Michael Johnson, pop singer ("Bluer Than Blue"), after a long illness, age 72.

  Billy Joe Walker Jr., country music songwriter (Eddie Rabbitt's "I Wanna Dance with You"), after an illness, age 65.


Sunday, 23 July

  John Kundla, NBA basketball coach (Minneapolis Lakers), age 101.

  Abby Nicole, country singer, in an off-road vehicle accident, age 25.


Saturday, 22 July

  Bobby Taylor, R&B singer and producer, of leukemia, age 83.

  Jim Vance, TV news anchor (Washington, D.C.), of cancer, age 75.

  Mark Smith, auto racing owner (TriStar Motorsports), of cancer, age 63.


Friday, 21 July

  John Heard, actor ("Home Alone"), cause not reported, age 71.

  Geoff Mack, country songwriter ("I've Been Everywhere"), age 94.

  Kenny Shields, rock singer (Streetheart), following heart surgery, age 69.

  Deborah Watling, actress (Victoria Waterfield on "Doctor Who"), of lung cancer, age 69.


Thursday, 20 July

  Chester Bennington, rock singer (Linkin Park), of suicide by hanging, age 41.


Wednesday, 19 July

  Ralph Regula, U.S. Congressman (R-OH, 1973-2009), age 92


Tuesday, 18 July

  John Rheinecker, major leaguer (Texas Rangers), of suicide (no details reported), age 38.

  Red West, stuntman and actor (Sgt. Andy Micklin on "Black Sheep Squadron"), of an aortic aneurysm, age 81.


Monday, 17 July

  Harvey Atkin, actor (Ronald Coleman on "Cagney & Lacey"), of cancer, age 74.


Sunday, 16 July

  Jerry Bird, NBA basketball player (New York Knicks), age 83.

  Tom Mitchell, NFL football player (Baltimore Colts), of cancer, age 72

  George Romero, director of "Night of the Living Dead,"of lung cancer, age 77.


Saturday, 15 July 2017

  Martin Landau, actor (Rollin Hand on "Mission: Impossible"), illness, age 89.

  Babe Parilli, NFL football player (Boston Patriots), of multiple myeloma, age 87.

  Bob Wolff, sportscaster (Washington Senators), age 96.


Thursday, 13 July 2017

  Chris Wong Won, aka Fresh Kid Ice, rapper (2 Live Crew), of natural causes, age 53.

  Liu Xiaobo, Chinese dissident (2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner), of liver cancer, age 61.


Sunday, 9 July 2017

  Ed Crawford, NFL football player (New York Giants), of Alzheimer's disease, age 82.

  Matt Patrick, radio host (Houston, Texas), of cancer of the esophagus, age 58.

Saturday, 8 July

  Nelsan Ellis, actor (Lafayette Nelson on "True Blood"), of heart failure, age 39.

  Elsa Martinelli, actress (“The V.I.P.'s”), age 83.


Wednesday, 5 July

  Joachim Mesiner, Roman Catholic cardinal (Cologne, Germany), age 83.


Tuesday, 4 July

  Ji-Tu Cumbuka, actor (“Bound for Glory”), cause not reported, age 77.

  John Blackwell Jr., pop/R&B drummer (Prince), of a brain tumor, age 43.

  Gene Conley, major leaguer (Milwaukee Braves) and NBA basketball player (Boston Celtics), age 86.


Monday, 3 July

  Spencer Johnson, author (“Who Moved My Cheese?”), of pancreatic cancer, age 78.

  Aaron Rajman, mixed martial artist, homicide (shot), age 25.

  Carol Lee Scott, TV performer ("Grotbags"), cause not reported,age  74.


Sunday, 2 July

  Smith Hart, pro wrestler (Stampede Wrestling), of prostate cancer, age 68. 

Friday, 23 June 2017

  Gabe Pressman, newscaster (New York City), 93.


Thursday, 22 June 2017

  Frank Kush, college and NFL football coach (Arizona State University, Baltimore Colts), 88.

  Keith Loneker, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams), of cancer, 46.

  John Quinn, Roman Catholic archbishop (San Francisco, California), 88


Tuesday, 20 June 2017

  Albert "Prodigy" Johnson, rapper (Mobb Deep), of sickle-cell anemia, 42.


Monday, 19 June 2017

  Brian Cant, actor (British), of Parkinson's disease, 83.

  Ivan Dias, Roman Catholic cardinal (Bombay, India), 81.

  Carla Fendi, fashion executive (Fendi), after a long illness, 79.


Sunday, 18 June 2017

  Tim Hague, pro boxer (UFC), from a brain hemorrhage incurred during a match, 34.

  Tony Liscio, NFL football player (Dallas Cowboys), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 76.


Saturday, 17 June

  Larry Grantham, NFL football player (New York Jets), of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 78.


Friday, 16 June 2017

  John G. Avildsen, film director (“Rocky”), age 81.

  Stephen Furst, actor (“Animal House”), of complications from diabetes,age  63.

  Helmut Kohl, chancellor of Germany (Christian Democrat, 1982-98),age  87.

Thursday, 15 June

  Bill Dana, actor/comedian (Jose Jimenez), 92


Tuesday, 13 June 2017

  Anita Pallenberg, actress (“Barbarella”), cause not reported,age  73.

  Rick Tuten, NFL football player (Seattle Seahawks), cause not reported, age 52.


Monday, 12 June 2017

  Sam Beazley, actor (British), age 101.

  James Galton, media executive (Marvel), age 92.


Friday, 9 June

  Adam Westactor (Bruce Wayne/Batman on "Batman"), of leukemia, 88.


Thursday, 8 June

  Glenne Headly, actress (“Dick Tracy”), of a pulmonary embolism, 63.

  Norro Wilson, country songwriter ("The Most Beautiful Girl"), of heart failure, 79.


Wednesday, 7 June

  James Hardy, NFL football player (Buffalo Bills), cause not reported, 31. His body was found in a river.


Tuesday, 6 June

  Danny Dias, reality TV contestant ("Road Rules"), apparently of suicide while on drugs, 34.

  Adnan Khashoggi, arms dealer, with Parkinson's disease, 82.


Monday, 5 June

  Jimmy Thomas, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), cause not reported, 69.

  Hector Wagner, major leaguer (Kansas City Royals), of stomach cancer, 48.


Sunday, 4 June

  Roger Smith, actor (Jeff Spencer on "77 Sunset Strip"), 84. He was the husband of actress Ann-Margret.


 Saturday, 3 June 2017

  Jimmy Piersall, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), after a long illness, age 87.


Friday, 2, June 2017

Peter Sallis, vocie actor, (Wallils and Gromit), died age 96.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

  Roy Barraclough, actor ("Coronation Street"), after a brief illness, age 81.

  Jack McCloskey, basketball executive (Detroit Pistons), of complications from Alzheimer's disease, age 91.


Wednesday, 31 May 2017

  Lubomyr Husar, Catholic cardinal (Ukraine), age 84.

  Joe Hyams, Hollywood publicist (Warner Bros.), age 90

 Tuesday, 30 May 2017

  Robert Michael Morris, actor (Mickey Deane in "The Comeback"), cause not reported, age 77.

  Wendell Burton, actor (The Sterile Cuckoo), of brain cancer, age 69.

  Tom Graham, NFL football player (Denver Broncos), of brain cancer, age 67. He was the father of NFL player Daniel Graham.

  Molly Peters, actress (Thunderball), cause not reported, age 75.

  Elena Verdugo, actress (Consuelo Lopez on "Marcus Welby, M.D."), age 92.

Monday, 29 May 2017
Michael Nance, reality TV contestant ("The Bachelorette"), cause not reported, age 31.

Manuel Noriega, Former Panamanian dictator  died yesterday, age 79 or 83.


Sunday, 28 May 2017

  Frank Deford, sportswriter (Sports Illustrated) and commentator (National Public Radio), cause not reported, age 78.

  John Noakes, TV host (British), with Alzheimer's disease, age 83.


Saturday, 27 May

  Gregg Allman, southern rock musician ("Ramblin' Man"), of liver cancer, age 69.


Friday, 26 May

  Zbigniew Brzezinski, U.S. National Security Advisor (1977-81), age 89.

  Jim Bunning, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies) and U.S. senator (R-KY, 1999-2011), of complications from a stroke, age 85.

  Robert J. Parins, football executive (Green Bay Packers), age 98.


Thursday, 25 May

  Denis Johnson, author (“Jesus' Son”), cause not reported, age 67.


Wednesday, 24 May

  Jared Martin, actor (Dusty Farlow on "Dallas"), of pancreatic cancer, age 75.


Tuesday, 23 May

  Cortez Kennedy, NFL football player (Seattle Seahawks), cause not reported, age 48.

  Roger Moore, actor (“The Spy Who Loved Me”), of cancer, age 89.

  Jerry Perenchio, media executive (Univision), of lung cancer, age 86.

  Sonny Randle, NFL football player (St. Louis Cardinals), age 81.


Monday, 22 May

  William Carney, U.S. Congressman (R-NY, 1979-87), of prostate cancer, age 74.

  Dina Merrill, actress (“BUtterfield 8”), of dementia, age 93.


Sunday, 21 May

  Bill White, NHL hockey player (Chicago Black Hawks), cause not reported, age 77.


Friday, 19 May

  Rich Buckler, comic book artist (“Fantastic Four”), of cancer, age 68.

  Ed Mierkowicz, major leaguer (Detroit Tigers), age 93.

  Wayne Walker, NFL football player (Detroit Lions), of complications from Parkinson's Disease, age 80.


Thursday, 18 May 2017

  Roger Ailes, TV news executive (Fox News), of an injury from a fall at home, age 77.

  Jim McElreath, auto racer, age 89.


Wednesday, 17 May 2017

  Chris Cornell, grunge rock singer (Soundgarden), of suicide by hanging, age 52.


Tuesday, 16 May 2017

  Doug Somers, pro wrestler, age 65.

  Rosa Nell Speer, gospel singer (the Speer Family), age 94.


Monday, 15 May 2017

  Ian Brady, serial killer (Moors murders in England), of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, age 79.

  Bob Kuzava, major leaguer (New York Yankees), age 93.

  Oleg Vidov, actor ("Red Heat"), of cancer, age 73.


Sunday, 14 May 2017

  Powers Boothe, actor (Cy Tolliver on "Deadwood"), of natural causes, age 68.

  Frankie Brian, NBA basketball player (Fort Wayne Pistons), age 94.

  Brad Grey, TV producer ("Just Shoot Me") and film executive (Paramount Pictures), of cancer, age 59.

  Bruce Hill, auto racer (NASCAR), of cancer of the espohagus, age 67.

  Steve Palermo, major-league umpire (1977-91), of cancer, age 67.


 Saturday, 13 May 2017

  Jane Norman, local children's TV host ("Pixanne" in Philadelphia), age 83.

  Marcel Pelletier, NHL hockey player (Chicago Black Hawks), age 89.

  John Cygan, actor (Lt. Paulie Pentangeli on "The Commish"), of cancer, age 63.

  Len Rohde, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), cause not reported, age 79.


Friday, 12 May 2017

  Michael Jackson, NFL football player (Cleveland Browns), in a motorcycle accident, age 48.

  Yale Lary, NFL football player (Detroit Lions), age  86.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

  Bill Brohn, arranger (“Wicked”), age 84.


Wednesday, 10 May 2017

  Douglas Netter, TV producer ("Babylon 5"), age 95.

  Michael Parks, actor (“Kill Bill”), cause not reported, age 77.


Tuesday, 9 May 2017

  Christopher Boykin, aka Big Black, reality TV personality ("Rob & Big"), of a heart attack, age 45.


Monday, 8 May 2017

  Clarence Williams, NFL football player (Green Bay Packers), cause not reported, age 70.


Sunday, 7 May 2017

  Rod Monroe, NFL football player (Cleveland Browns), cause not reported, age 40.

Friday, 5 May 2017

  Adolph Kiefer, swimmer (1936 Olympics), age 98.

  Quinn O'Hara, actress ("The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini"), cause not reported, age 76.


Thursday, 4 May 2017

  Jay Carty, NBA basketball player (Los Angeles Lakers), of cancer, age 75.


Wednesday, 3 May 2017

  Daliah Lavi, actress ("Casino Royale"), cause not reported, age 74.


Tuesday, 2 May 2017

  Tony Alamo, evangelist and child sex offender, age 82.

  Kevin Garcia, rock bassist (Grandaddy), of a stroke, age 41.

  Toby Kimball, NBA basketball player (San Diego Rockets), of lung disease, age 74.

  George Hugh Niederauer, Roman Catholic archbishop (San Francisco), age 80.


Monday, 1 May 2017

  Bruce Hampton, rock guitarist (Hampton Grease Band), after collapsing, age 70.

  Mike Lowry, U.S. Congressman (D-WA, 1979-89), of complications from a stroke, age 78.

  Sam Mele, major leaguer (Washington Senators), age 95.


Sunday, 30 April 2017

  Lorna Gray, actress ("The Man They Could Not Hang"), age 99.

  Ray Kogovsek, U.S. Congressman (D-CO, 1979-85), cause not reported, age 75.

  Jean Stein, writer and editor ("The Paris Review"), of suicide by jumping, age 83.


Friday, 28 April

  Billy Scott, auto racer, cause not reported, age 68.


Wednesday, 26 April

  Jonathan Demme, film director (“The Silence of the Lambs”),  cancer of the esophagus, age 73.

  Tom Forkner, restaurateur (Waffle House), age 98.


Tuesday, 25 April

  Sasha Lakovic, NHL hockey player (New Jersey Devils), of brain cancer, age 45.


Monday, 24 April

  Michael Mantenuto, actor (“Miracle”), of suicide by gunshot, age 35.

 Don Gordon, actor ("Papillon"), age 90.Friday, 28 April

  Richard "Racehorse" Haynes, criminal defense lawyer, after an illness, age  90.

  Luis Olmo, major leaguer (Brooklyn Dodgers), age 97.


Sunday, 23 April

  Kathleen Crowley, actress (Terry Van Buren on "Waterfront"), age 87.

  Kate O'Beirne, political columnist and editor (“National Review”), of lung cancer, age 67.

  Ken Sears, NBA basketball player (New York Knicks), age 83.

Saturday, 22 April

  Erin Moranactress (Joanie Cunningham on "Happy Days"), apparently of a heroin overdose, age 56.

  Attilio Nicora, Roman Catholic cardinal (Milan, Italy), age 80.


Friday, 21 April

  Sandy Gallin, talent manager (Barbra Streisand), of multiple myeloma, age 76.


Thursday, 20 April

  Jay Dickey, U.S. Congressman (R-AR, 1993-2001), of complications from Parkinson's Disease, age 77.

  Paul Giganti, reality TV contestant ("Hell's Kitchen"), cause not reported, age 36.

  Cuba Gooding Sr., soul singer ("Everybody Plays the Fool"), cause not reported, 72. He was the father of actor Cuba Gooding Jr.

  Lawrence Hogan, U.S. Congressman (R-MD, 1969-75), age 88.


Wednesday, 19 April

  Tom Fleming, marathon runner, of a heart attack, age 65.

  Aaron Hernandez, NFL football player (New England Patriots) and murderer, of suicide by hanging, age 27.

  Eddie Macon, NFL football player (Chicago Bears), age 90.


Tuesday, 18 April

  Bill Anderson, NFL football player (Washington Redskins), age 80.

  J. C. Spink, film producer (The Hangover), cause not reported, age 45.


Monday, 17 April

  Dawson Mathis, U.S. Congressman (D-GA, 1971-81), cause not reported, age 76.


Sunday, 16 April

  Bud Wiser, TV producer ("One Day at a Time"), age 87.


Saturday, 15 April

  Allan Holdsworth, guitarist, of a heart attack, age 70.


Tuesday, 11 April

  Albert Freedman, game show producer ("Twenty-One"), age 95.Saturday, 15 April 2017

  Clifton James, actor (“Live and Let Die”), of complications from diabetes, age 96.

  Sylvia Moy, pop songwriter ("My Cherie Amour"), cause not reported, age 78.


Thursday, 13 April 2017

  Vic Barnhart, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), age 94.

  Dan Rooney, football executive (Pittsburgh Steelers), age 84.


Wednesday, 12 April 2017

  Charlie Murphy, actor/comedian ("Chappelle's Show"), of leukemia, age 57. He was the older brother of actor/comedian Eddie Murphy.


Tuesday, 11 April 2017

  Michael Ballhaus, cinematographer (“GoodFellas”), after a brief illness, age 81.

  J. Geils, rock singer and guitarist (J. Geils Band), of natural causes, age 71.

  Dorothy Mengering, talk show guest ("Late Show with David Letterman"), age 95. She was David Letterman's mother.

  Tom Modrak, football executive (Philadelphia Eagles), cause not reported, age 74.


Monday, 10 April 2017

  Linda Hopkins, blues and gospel singer, age 92.

  Larry Sharpe, pro wrestler, of liver disease, age 66.


Sunday, 9 April 2017

  Peter Hansen, actor (Lee Baldwin on "General Hospital"), age 95.

  Bill Sutherland, NHL hockey player (Philadelphia Flyers), age 82.

  Bob Wootton, guitarist (Johnny Cash), cause not reported, age 75.

Friday, 7 April 2017

  Derrick Jensen, NFL football player (Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 60.

  Tim Pigott-Smith, actor (“V for Vendetta”), cause not reported, 70.

  Ben Speer, gospel singer (The Speer Family), with Alzheimer's disease, 86.


Thursday,  6 April 2017

  Don Rickles, Comedian and actor died, age 90.

  Bob Cerv, major leaguer (New York Yankees), 91.

  David Peel, folk musician (“The Pope Smokes Dope”), of a heart attack, 73.

Monday, 3 April 2017

  Brenda Jones, R&B singer (The Jones Girls), struck by traffic, 62.

  Roy Sievers, major leaguer (Washington Senators), 90.

Sunday, 2 April 2017

  Sam Ard, auto racer (stock car), with Parkinson's disease, 78.    

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