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Celebrity Deaths

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

 Monday, 13 May

  Doris Day, actress died today, age 97.

Saturday, 11 May

  Cesar Barron, aka Silver King, luchador, of a heart attack, 51.

  Peggy Lipton, actress (Julie Barnes on "The Mod Squad"), of colon cancer, 72. She was an ex-wife of producer Quincy       Jones and the mother of actress Rashida Jones.

  Pua Magasiva, actor ("Power Rangers Ninja Storm"), 38.

Friday, 10 May

  Bert Cooper, pro boxer (heavyweight), of pancreatic cancer, 53.

  Dick Tomey, NFL football head coach (Arizona Wildcats), of lung cancer, 80.

Thursday, 9 May

  Freddie Starr, comedian (British), of heart disease, 76.

Wednesday, 8 May

  Jim Fowler, zoologist and TV personality ("Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom"), of

   complications from heart disease, 89.

  David Montgomery, baseball executive (Philadelphia Phillies), of cancer of the jaw, 72.

Sunday, 5 May

  Norma Miller, lindy hop dancer, of heart failure, 99.

  Barbara Perry, actress (Thelma Blackwood on "The Hathaways"), 97.

Saturday, 4 May

  MacArthur Lane, NFL football player (St. Louis Cardinals), cause not reported, 77.

Friday, 3 May

  Bob Zeman, AFL football player (San Diego Chargers), 82.

Saturday, 4 May

  Rachel Held Evans, Christian author (A Year of Biblical Womanhood), of an infection, 37.

Thursday, 2 May

  Red Kelly, NHL hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), 91.

  Warren Wiersbe, evangelical Protestant pastor (Moody Church in Chicago) and author (Be Real), 89.

Tuesday, 30 April

  Russ Gibb, disc jockey (Detroit, popularized the "Paul McCartney is Dead" hoax), of heart failure, 87.

  Peter Mayhew, actor (Star Wars), of a heart attack, 74.

Monday, 29 April

  Gino Marchetti, NFL football player (Baltimore Colts), 93.

  John Singleton, film director (Boyz n the Hood), of complications from a stroke, 51.

Sunday, 28 April

  Damon Keith, U.S. judge (Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1977-2019), 96.

  Richard Lugar, U.S. Senator (R-IN, 1977-2013), of a neurological disorder, 87.

Saturday, 27 April

  Gene Stephens, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), 86.

Friday, 26 April 2019

  Jessie Lawrence Ferguson, actor (Boyz n the Hood), of natural causes, 76.

  Larry "Flash" Jenkins, actor (Fletch), apparently of a heart attack, 63.

  Phil McCormack, southern rock singer (Molly Hatchet), cause not reported, 58.

Thursday, 25 April 2019

  John Havlicek, NBA basketball player (Boston Celtics), of complications from Parkinson's disease, 79.

  Manuel Lujan Jr., U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1989-93), 90.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

  Johnny Green, AFL football player (Buffalo Bills), 81.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

  Henry W. Bloch, tax accountant (H&R Block), 96.

  Edward Kelsey, actor (British), 88.

  Mark Medoff, playwright (Children of a Lesser God), of complications from a fall, 79.

  Johnny Neumann, NBA basketball player (Indiana Pacers), of cancer, 68.

Monday, 22 April 2019

  Andy O'Donnell, NBA basketball player (Baltimore Bullets), 94.

  John Quinn, pro wrestler, cause not reported, 77.

Sunday, 21 April 2019

  Ken Kercheval, actor (Cliff Barnes on "Dallas"), of pneumonia, 83.

Saturday, 20 April 2019

  Reggie Cobb, NFL football player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), apparently of a heart attack, 50.

  Braulio Lara, major leaguer (Tampa Bay Rays), in an automobile accident, 30.

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

  Alan Perez, president of Peru (1985-90, 2006-11), of suicide by gunshot, 69.

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

  Bill LeCaine, NHL hockey player (Pittsburgh Penguins), 81.

  Harding "Pete" Peterson, major-league baseball player and executive (Pittsburgh Pirates), 89.

Monday, 15 April 2019

  Warren Adler, author (The War of the Roses), of liver cancer, 91.

  Owen Garriott, U.S. astronaut (Skylab 3), 88.

  Don Perry, NHL hockey coach (Los Angeles Kings), 89.

  Les Reed, pop songwriter ("It's Not Unusual"), 83.

  Joe "Terry" Terranova, rock and roll singer (Danny & the Juniors), cause not reported, 78.

Sunday, 14 April 2019

  Bibi Andersson, actress (The Seventh Seal), 83.

  Denis Dupere, NHL hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), cause not reported, 70.

  John MacLeod, NBA basketball coach (Phoenix Suns), of complications from Alzheimer's disease, 81.

  Dmitri Nabokov, NHL hockey player (Chicago Blackhawks), cause not reported, 42.

  Gene Wolfe, fantasy writer (The Book of the New Sun), 87.

Saturday, 13 April

  Paul Raymond, rock musician (UFO), of a heart attack, 73.

Friday, 12 April

  Forrest Gregg, NFL football player and head coach (Green Bay Packers), of complications from Parkinson's disease, 85.

  Georgia Engel, actress (Georgette Baxter on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"), cause not reported, 70.

Thursday, 11 April

  Ian Cognito, r.n. Paul Barbieri, comedian (British), of a heart attack, 60.

  Soni Methu, TV host (CNN's "Inside Africa"), after collapsing, 34.

  Scott Sanderson, major leaguer (Montreal Expos), cause not reported, 62.

Wednesday, 10 April

  Earl Thomas Conley, country singer ("Holding Her and Loving You"), of brain disease, 77.

  Irwin Jacobs, business and NFL executive (Minnesota Vikings), of suicide by gunshot, 77. He killed his wife before committing suicide.

  Walter White, NFL football player (Kansas City Chiefs), cause not reported, 67.

Tuesday, 9 April

  Marilynn Smith, pro golfer, 89.

  Charles Van Doren, TV quiz show contestant/scandal figure ("Twenty-One"), 93.

Sunday, 7 April

  Seymour Cassel, actor (Faces), of complications from Alzheimer's disease, 84.

  Arie Irawan, pro golfer, apparently of natural causes, 28.

Saturday, 6 April

  Nadja Regin, actress (Goldfinger), 87.

 Saturday, 6 April 2019

  Jim Glaser, country singer ("You're Gettin' to Me Again"), 82.

  Ernest Hollings, U.S. Senator (D-SC, 1966-2005), 97.

Friday, 5 April 2019

  Shawn Smith, rock singer, of complications from diabetes, 53.

Thursday, 4 April 2019

  Roberta Haynes, actress (Gun Fury), 91.

  Myer Skoog, NBA basketball player (Minneapolis Lakers), 92.

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

  Kim English, dance musician ("My Destiny"), of kidney failure, 48.

Sunday, 31 March 2019

  Nipsey Hussle, r.n. Ermias Asghedom, rapper, shot (homicide), 33

Saturday, 30 March

  Billy Adams, rockabilly singer ("Rock, Pretty Mama"), cause not reported, 79.

  Tania Mallet, actress (Goldfinger), cause not reported, 77.

Saturday, 30 March

  Greg Booker, major leaguer (San Diego Padres), of melanoma, 58.


Friday, 29 March

  Jim Holt, majorleaguer (Minnesota Twins), cause not reported, 74.

  Shane Rimmer, actor (The Spy Who Loved Me), 89.


Thursday, 28 March

  Joe Bellino, AFLfootball player (Boston Patriots), 81.


Tuesday, 26 March

  Roger Charlery, aka Ranking Roger, ska musician (The Beat), of cancer, 56.

  Paul Dawkins, NBAbasketball player (Utah Jazz), cause not reported, 61.


Monday, 25 March

  Ordell Braase, NFL football player (Baltimore Colts), 87.

  Cal Ramsey, NBAbasketball player (St. Louis Hawks), after a long illness, 81.

  Jerry Schypinski, major leaguer (Kansas City Athletics), 87.


Sunday, 24 March

  Michael Lynne, film executive (New Line Cinema) and producer (The Lord of the Rings),cause not reported, 77.

  Joseph Pilato, actor (Day of the Dead), cause not reported, 70.


Saturday, 23 March

  Clem Daniels, AFLfootball player (Oakland Raiders), 83.


Friday, 22 March

  Scott Walker, popsinger and avant-garde musician (The Walker Brothers), cause not reported, 76. 

Saturday, 23 March 2019

  Larry Cohen, horror filmmaker(It's Alive), apparently of natural causes, 77.


Friday, 22 March 2019

  Keyonta Marshall, NFL footballplayer (Philadelphia Eagles), cause not reported, 37.


Thursday, 21 March 2019

  Mike Cofer, NFL footballplayer (Detroit Lions), after a long illness, 58.


Wednesday, 20 March 2019

  Ransom "Randy" Jackson, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), 93.


Tuesday, 19 March 2019

  Chuck Harmon, major leaguer(Cincinnati Redlegs), 94.


Monday, 18 March 2019

  Roger Kirby, pro wrestler(National Wrestling Alliance), of pneumonia, 79.


Sunday, 17 March 2019

  Bill Burlison, U.S.Congressman (D-MO, 1969-81), 88.

  David White, pop songwriter("At the Hop"), cause not reported, 79.

  Andre Williams, R&B singer("Bacon Fat"), of colon cancer, 82.

Saturday, 16 March

  Dick Dale, surftguitarist ("Misirlou"), 82.

  Richard Erdman, actor (Stalag 17), 93.

  Tom Hatten, TVhost (KTLA-TV in Los Angeles), 92.

Friday, 15 March

  Lam Jones, trackathlete and NFL football player (New York Jets), of myeloma, 60.  W. S. Merwin,poet, of natural causes, 91.

Thursday, 14 March

  Birch Bayh, U.S.Senator (D-IN, 1963-81), of pneumonia, 91.

  Godfried Danneels, Roman Catholic cardinal (Belgium), 85.

  Jake Phelps, skateboarder and magazine editor (Thrasher), cause not reported, 56.

  Charlie Whiting,auto racing director (Formula One), of a pulmonary embolism, 66.


Wednesday, 13 March

  Frank Cali, organized crime figure (Gambino family in New York City), shot (homicide), 53.

  Harry Hughes, governor of Maryland (D, 1979-87), 92.

  Leroy Stanton, major leaguer (California Angels), in a single-vehicle automobile accident, 72.


Tuesday, 12 March

  Alberto Lois,major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), cause not reported, 62.

  Tom K. Ryan, cartoonist ("Tumbleweeds"), 92 or 93.


Monday, 11 March

  Hal Blaine, popdrummer (The Wrecking Crew), 90.

  Jim Raman, reality TV contestant ("The Amazing Race"), apparently of naturalcauses, 42.


Sunday, 10 March

  Russell Gary, NFLfootball player (New Orleans Saints), of a heart attack, 59.

  Eric Moss, NFLfootball player (Minnesota Vikings), cause not reported, 44.


Saturday, 9 March

  Jed Allan, actor (C.C. Capwell on "Santa Barbara"), 84.

  Harry Howell, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), 86.

  Johnny Thompson, aka The Great Tomsoni, magician, 84

  Joe Auer, AFL football player (Buffalo Bills), of natural causes, 77.

  Kevin Ward, major leaguer (San Diego Padres), of brain cancer, 57. 

Friday, 8 March

  Marshall Brodien, magician (TV Magic Cards commercials), with Alzheimer's disease, 84.

  Cedrick Hardman, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), cause not reported, 70.
  Kelly Catlin, track cyclist, of suicide (no details reported), 23.

  Nate Ramsey, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles), cause not reported, 77.

Thursday, 7 March

  Dick "The Destroyer" Beyer, pro wrestler, 88.

  Ralph Hall, U.S. Congressman (D-TX, 1981-2004; R-TX, 2004-15), 95.

  Dan Jenkins, sportswriter (Sports Illustrated), 89.

  Dick Nichols, U.S. Congressman (R-KS, 1991-93), 92.

  Carmine Persico, organized crime figure (Colombo family of New York City), of complications from diabetes, 85.

Monday, 4 March

  Juan Corona, serial murderer (California), of natural causes, 85.

  Keith Flint, electronic rock singer (The Prodigy), of suicide (no details reported), 49.

  Ted Lindsay, NHL hockey player (Detroit Red Wings), 93.

  Christopher Pallies, aka King Kong Bundy, pro wrestler (World Wrestling Federation), cause not reported, 61.

  Luke Perry, actor (Dylan McKay on "Beverly Hills, 90210"), of a stroke, 52

Saturday, 2 March 2019

  Janice Freeman, reality TVcontestant ("The Voice"), of a blood clot, 33.


Friday, 1 March 2019

  Eusebio Pedroza, pro boxer,62.


Thursday, 28 February 2019

  Stephan Ellis, rock bassist(Survivor), cause not reported, 69.

  Andre Previn, composer and conductor, 89


Wednesday, 27 February 2019

  Doug Sandom, rock drummer (TheWho), 89.

  Nathaniel Taylor, actor (Rolloon "Sanford and Son"), of a heart attack, 80.


Tuesday, 26 February 2019

  Andy Anderson, rock drummer(The Cure), of cancer, 68.


Monday, 25 February 2019

  Mark Hollis, new wave musician(Talk Talk), after a brief illness, 64.

  Lisa Sheridan, actress (LarkinGroves on "Invasion"), cause not reported, 44.


Sunday, 24 February 2019

  Charles Craig, actor (Nightof the Living Dead), 86.

  Mac Wiseman, bluegrass singer(Foggy Mountain Boys), 93.


Saturday, 23 February 2019

  Katherine Helmond, actress (Mona Robinson on“Who’s the Boss?”), of complications from Alzheimer’s diseased, 89.

Friday, 22 February 2019

  Frank Ballance, U.S. Congressman (D-NC, 2003-04), cause not reported, 77.

  Clark James Gable, reality TV host ("Cheaters"), cause not reported, 30. He was the grandson of actor Clark Gable.

  Brody Stevens, comedian and actor (The Hangover), apparently of suicide by hanging, 48.

  Morgan Woodward, actor (Cool Hand Luke), 93.

Thursday, 21 February 2019

  Stanley Donen, film director (Singin' in the Rain), 94.

  Beverley Owen, actress (Marilyn Munster on "The Munsters"), 81.

  Peter Tork, actor/musician (The Monkees), of cancer, 77.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

  Chelo Alonso, actress (Son of Samson), 85.

  Dominick Argento, opera composer (Postcard from Morocco), 91.

  Fred Foster, music producer (Dolly Parton), 87.

  Joe Gibbon, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), 83.

  Vinny Vella, (Jimmy Petrille on "The Sopranos"), of liver cancer, 72.

Monday, 18 February 2019

  T. J. Cunningham, NFL football player (Seattle Seahawks), shot (homicide), 46.


Tuesday, 19 February 2019

  Eric "Vicious" Johnson, rapper, of cancer, 51.

  Karl Lagerfeld, fashion designer (Chanel), 85.

  Don Newcombe, major leaguer (Brooklyn Dodgers), 92.

Sunday, 17 February 2019

  Sean Milliken, reality TV personality ("My 600-lb Life"), of an infection, 29.

Saturday, 16 February

  Ken Nordine, spoken wordrecording artist (Word Jazz), 98.


Friday, 15 February

  Bruno Ganz, actor (Downfall),cause not reported, 77.

  Gene Littler, pro golfer, 88.


Tuesday, 12 February

  Betty Ballantine, paperbackbook publisher (Ballantine Books), 99.

  Paul Cain, Pentecostalminister, of pneumonia, 89.

  W. E. B. Griffin, author (Brotherhoodof War), of cancer, 89.

  Lyndon LaRouche, U.S. presidential candidate(8 elections from 1976 to 2004), 96.

  Pedro Morales, pro wrestler(World Wrestling Associates), 76.


Monday, 11 February

  Jack Crimian, major leaguer(St. Louis Cardinals), 92.

  Harvey Scales, soul singer("Disco Lady"), of kidney failure, 76.


Sunday, 10 February

  Carmen Argenziano, actor(Jacob Carter on "Stargate: SG-1"), cause not reported, 75.

  Walter Jones, U.S. Congressman(R-NC, 1995-2019), of natural causes, 76.


Saturday, 9 February

  Bruce Williams, radio host(“The Bruce Williams Show”), 86.


Wednesday, 6 February

  Bob Massi, TV legal analyst("The Property Man" on Fox News), of cancer, 67.


Tuesday, 5 February

  George Klein, disc jockey("George Klein Original Elvis Hour"), of complications from dementia,83.

Saturday, 9 February 2019

  Salvatore Bellomo, pro wrestler (World Wrestling Federation), 67.

  Blaine Johnson, aka Cadet, rapper, in an automobile accident, 28.

  Ron W. Miller, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams) and entertainment executive (Walt Disney Co.), 85.

  Patricia Nell Warren, novelist (“The Front Runner”), 82.

Thursday, 7 February 2019

  John Dingell, U.S. Congressman (D, 1955-2015), of prostate cancer, 92.

  Albert Finney, actor (“Erin Brockovich”), after a brief illness, 82.

  Mable Lee, jazz tap dancer, 97.

  Rocky Lockridge, pro boxer, of complications from a stroke, 60.

  Frank Robinson, major-league player (Cincinnatti Reds) and manager, of bone cancer, 83.

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

  Andre Boudrias, NHL hockey player (Vancouver Canucks), cause not reported, 75.

  Joe Presko, major leaguer (St. Louis Cardinals), 90.

  Doc Thompson, political talk radio host ("The Doc Thompson Show"), struck by a train while jogging, 49.

  Guy Webster, rock music photographer (“The Doors” album cover), of liver cancer and diabetes, 79.

Monday, 4 February 2019

  John Otho Marsh Jr., U.S. Congressman (D, 1963-71), of heart failure, 92.

Sunday, 3 February 2019

  Julie Adams, actress (“Creature from the Black Lagoon”), 92.

  Carmen Duncan, actress (Iris Wheeler on "Another World"), of cancer, 76.

  Bob Friend, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), 88.

  Kristoff St. John, actor (Neil Winters on "The Young and the Restless"), possibly of alcohol intoxication, 52.

Tuesday, 22 January

  Andrew McCullough, TV director ("The Donna Reed Show"), 94.

Monday, 21 January

  Steve Bean, actor (“Mousehunt”), of skin cancer, 58.

Saturday, 19 January

  Nathan Glazer, sociologist ("Beyond the Melting Pot"), 95.

Friday, 18 January

  John Coughlin, figure skater, of suicide (no details reported), 33.

  Glen Wood, auto racer (NASCAR), of an illness, 93.

Thursday, 17 January

  Reggie Young, pop and country guitarist (played sitar on "Hooked On a Feeling" by B. J. Thomas), 82.

  Windsor Davies, actor (British), 88.

  Mary Oliver, poet ("American Primitive"), of lymphoma, 83.

  Turk Schonert, NFL football player (Cincinnati Bengals), of a heart attack, 62.

Wednesday, 16 January

  Lorna Doom, punk rock bassist (Germs), cause not reported, 60.

Tuesday, 15 January

  Bradley Bolke, cartoon voice actor (Chumley on "Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales"), 93.

  Carol Channing, stage actress ("Hello, Dolly!"), of natural causes, 97.

Monday, 14 January

  Eli Grba, major leaguer (Los Angeles Angels), of pancreatic cancer, 84.

Sunday, 13 January

  Bonnie Guitar, country singer ("Dark Moon"), 95. Some sources report her DOD as 12 January.

  Mel Stottlemyre, major-leage player (New York Yankees) and coach (New York Mets), of multiple myeloma, 77.

Thursday, 10 January

  Johnny Hetki, major leaguer (Cincinnati Reds), 96.

Saturday, 12 January

  Bob Kuechenberg, NFL football player (Miami Dolphins), of natural causes, 71.

Friday, 11 January

  J. D. Gibbs, auto racer (NASCAR), of a neurological disease, 49.

Thursday, 10 January

  Rick Forzano, NFL football coach (Detroit Lions), 90.

  John Michels, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles) and coach (Minnesota Vikings), 87.

  Ron Smith, comic book artist ("Judge Dredd"), 94.

Wednesday, 9 January

  Verna Bloom, actress ("The Last Temptation of Christ"), of complications from dementia, 80.

Monday, 7 January

  Clydie King, singer (backup for Bob Dylan), cause not reported, 75.

Sunday, 6 January

  Annalise Braakensiek, model, 46. She was found dead on 6 January with no DOD or other details reported.

  Ben Coleman, NBA basketball player (New Jersey Nets), cause not reported, 57.

  Lenny Green, major leaguer (Minnesota Twins), 86.

  Roy Hilton, NFL football player (Baltimore Colts), with dementia, 75.

  Kwamie Lassiter, NFL football player (Arizona Cardinals), of a heart attack, 49.

  William Morgan Sheppard, actor (Blank Reg on "Max Headroom"), 86.

Friday, 28 December

  Amos Oz, Israeli author, of cancer, 79.

  June Whitfield, actress (British), 93.

Thursday, 27 December

  Jim Davis, NBA basketball player (Detroit Pistons), of cancer, 77.

  Herb Ellis, actor (Wilbur on "Peter Gunn"), 91.

  Robert Kerman, aka R. Bolla, porn actor (“Debbie Does Dallas”), cause not reported, 71.

  Warren Wells, NFL football player (Oakland Raiders), of heart failure, 76.

Wednesday, 26 December

  John Culver, U.S. Senator (D-IA, 1975-81), 86.

  Pete Lovrich, major leaguer (Kansas City Athletics), cause not reported, 76.

Sunday, 23 December

  Honey Lantree, pop drummer (The Honeycombs), cause not reported, 75.

Saturday, 22 December

  Paddy Ashdown, British Member of Parliament (Liberal Democrat, 1983-2001), of bladder cancer, 77.
  Kelly Burnett, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), 92.

Friday, 21 December

  Forrest Fezler, pro golfer, of brain cancer, 69.

Thursday, 20 December

  Donald Moffat, actor (Clear and Present Danger), of complications from a stroke, 87.

Wednesday, 19 December

  Mel Hutchins, NBA basketball player (Fort Wayne Pistons), 90.

  Norman Gimbel, pop songwriter ("Killing Me Softly with His Song"), 91.

Tuesday, 18 December

  Paul Frazier, NFL football player (New Orleans Saints), of colon cancer, 51.

  Peter Masterson, Broadway composer (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas), of complications from a fall, 84.

Monday, 17 December

  Galt MacDermot, composer (Hair), 89.

  Penny Marshall, actress/director (Laverne DeFazio on "Laverne & Shirley"), of complications from diabetes, 75. She was the younger sister of producer Garry Marshall and ex-wife of actor/director Rob Reiner.

Sunday, 16 December

  Lee Leonard, TV sportscaster (ESPN), 89.

  Ron Waller, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams), 85.

Saturday, 15 December

  Jerry Chesnut, country songwriter ("Good Year for the Roses"), 87.

Friday, 14 December 2018

  Bill Fralic, NFL football player (Atlanta Falcons), of cancer, 56.

  Joe Osborn, pop bassist ("Windy" by The Association), 81.

Thursday, 13 December 2018

  Nancy Wilson, jazz singer ("Guess Who I Saw Today"), 81. (Not to be confused with the guitarist with the rock duo Heart.)

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

  Bill Siegel, documentary filmmaker (“The Trials of Muhammad Ali”), cause not reported, 55.

Sunday, 9 December 2018

  Tim Bassett, NBA basketball player (New Jersey Nets), cause not reported, 67.

  Robert Bergland, U.S. Congressman (D-MN, 1971-77), 90.

  Bob Giggie, major leaguer (Milwaukee Braves), 85.

Thursday, 6 December

  Isiah Robertson, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams), in an automobile accident, 6

Saturday, 8 December 2018

  Rod Jones, NFL football player (Kansas City Chiefs), 54.

Thursday, 6 December 2018

  Jose Castillo, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), in an automobile accident, 37. He and Luis Valbuena were killed in the same accident, which was caused by bandits who also robbed them.

  Al Gallagher, major leaguer (San Francisco Giants), cause not reported, 73.

  Larry Hennig, aka The Axe, pro wrestler (American Wrestling Association), of kidney failure, 82. He was the father of wrestler Curt Hennig.

  Isiah Robertson, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams), in an automobile accident, 69.

  Tim Rossovich, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles), cause not reported, 72.

  Pete Shelley, punk rock singer ("Homosapien"), of a heart attack, 63.

  Luis Valbuena, major leaguer (Cleveland Indians), in an automobile accident, 33. He and Jose Castillo were killed in the same accident, which was caused by bandits who also robbed them.

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

  Thomas Billington, aka Dynamite Kid, pro wrestler (World Wrestling Federation), cause not reported, 60.

  Jim Jamieson, pro golfer, cause not reported, 75.

  Bobby Trevino, major leaguer (California Angels), cause not reported, 73.

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

  Peter Armitage, actor (British), cause not reported, 78.

  Jael Strauss, reality TV contestant ("America's Next Top Model"), of breast cancer, 34.

Monday, 3 December 2018

  Markus Beyer, boxer (World Boxing Council), after a brief illness, 47.

  Philip Bosco, actor (“Working Girl”), of complications from dementia, 88.

  Alex Wizbicki, NFL football player (Green Bay Packers), 97.

Sunday, 2 December 2018

  Al Frazier, AFL football player (Denver Broncos), 83.

Saturday, 1 December

  Fred Caligiuri, major leaguer (Philadelphia Athletics), 100.

  Marvin Terrell, AFL football player (Dallas Texans), 80.

Saturday, 1 December 2018

  Ken Berry, actor (Vinton Harper on"Mama's Family"), 85.


Friday, 30 November 2018

  George Bush, U.S. president (R, 1989-93), 94.He was the husband of Barbara Bush and the father of President George W. Bushand Governor Jeb Bush.


Wednesday, 28 November 2018

  Richard Fulton, U.S.Congressman (D-TN, 1963-75), 91


Tuesday, 27 November 2018

  Ed Galigher, NFL footballplayer (New York Jets), cause not reported, 68.

  Ed Pastor, U.S. Congressman(D-AZ, 1991-2015), of a heart attack, 75


Monday, 26 November 2018

  Bernardo Bertolucci, film director (“LastTango in Paris”), of lung cancer, 77.

  Stephen Hillenburg, animator(SpongeBob SquarePants), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 57.


Sunday, 25 November 2018

  Gloria Katz, screenwriter(“American Graffiti”), of cancer of the ovaries, 76.

  Wright King, actor (“Planet ofthe Apes”), 95.

  Willie Naulls, NBA basketballplayer (New York Knicks), 84.


Saturday, 24 November 2018

  Ricky Jay, magician, cause notreported, 72.


Friday, 23 November 2018

  Bob McNair, football executive(Houston Texans), 81.

  Nicolas Roeg, film director("The Man Who Fell to Earth"), 90.


Wednesday, 21 November 2018

  Devin Lima, pop vocalist(LFO), of adrenal cancer, 41.


Tuesday, 20 November 2018

  Mac Collins, U.S. Congressman(R-GA, 1993-2005), cause not reported, 74.


Monday, 19 November 2018

  Dan Maloney, NHL hockey player(Chicago Black Hawks), after a long illness, 68.


Saturday, 17 November

  Kayo Dottley, NFL footballplayer (Chicago Bears), 90.

Saturday, 17 November 2018

  Richard Baker, newscaster (British), 93.

Friday, 16 November 2018

  William Goldman, screenwriter (“Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”), 87.

Thursday, 15 November 2018

  Roy Clark, country musician and TV host ("Hee Haw"), of complications from pneumonia, 85.

  Kat Moller, auto racer (jet dragster), in a racing accident, 24.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

  Jim Hansen, U.S. Congressman (R-UT, 1981-2003), 86.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

  Katherine MacGregor, actress (Harriet Oleson on "Little House on the Prairie"), 93.

Monday, 12 November 2018

  Kurt Kaiser, Christian songwriter ("Pass it On"), 83.

  Stan Lee, comic book writer/editor (Marvel Comics), 95.

  David Pearson, auto racer (NASCAR), 83.

Sunday, 11 November 2018

  Wayne Maunder, actor (Scott Lancer on "Lancer"), of a heart attack, 82.

  Douglas Rain, voice actor (“2001: A Space Odyssey”), 90.

  Frankie Schneider, auto racer (NASCAR), 92.

Saturday, 10 November

  Ron Johnson, NFL football player (New York Giants), with Alzheimer's disease, 71.

  Liz J. Patterson, U.S. Congresswoman (D-SC, 1987-93), cause not reported, 78. She was the daughter of the late U.S. Senator Olin D. Johnston.

Friday, 9 November

  Ken Howell, major leaguer (Los Angeles Dodgers), after a long illness, 57.

Thursday, 8 November

  Ron Negray, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), 88.

  Wallace Triplett, NFL football player (Detroit Lions), 92.

Wednesday, 7 November

  Walt Kowalczyk, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles), 83 .

Tuesday, 6 November

  Hugh McDowell, pop cellist (Electric Light Orchestra), of cancer, 65.

  Guadalupe Robledo, aka Jose Lothario, pro wrestler, 83.

Monday, 5 November

  Keith Christiansen, WHA hockey player (Minnesota Fighting Saints), of lung cancer, 74.

Sunday, 4 November

  Donna Axum, beauty pageant winner (Miss America 1964), of complications from Parkinson's Disease, 76.

  Bill Brown, NFL football player (Minnesota Vikings), 80.

  Vince Manuwai, NFL football player (Jacksonville Jaguars), after collapsing, 38.

Saturday, 27 October

  Freddie Hart, country singer ("Easy Loving"), of pneumonia, 91.

  Ntozake Shange, playwright (“For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide...”), of natural causes, 70.

Thursday, 25 October

  Lindon Crow, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams), 85.

Wednesday, 24 October

  Melvin Ragin, aka Wah Wah Watson, soul guitarist (The Funk Brothers), cause not reported, 67.

  Benny Valenzuela, major leaguer (St. Louis Cardinals), 85.

  Tony Joe White, blues musician ("Polk Salad Annie"), 75.

Tuesday, 23 October

  James Karen, actor (“Poltergeist”), 94.

  Rod Rust, NFL football head coach (New England Patriots), 90.

Monday, 22 October

  Gilberto Benetton, fashion executive (Benetton Group), cause not reported, 77.

  Hank Greenwald, baseball announcer (San Francisco Giants), 83.

Sunday, 21 October

  John Hill, NFL football player (New Orleans Saints), of pancreatic cancer, 68.


Friday, 19 October 2018

  Dick Modzelewski, NFL football player (New York Giants), 87.

  Diana Sowle, actress ("Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory"), 88.

Thursday, 18 October 2018

  Danny Leiner, film director ("Dude, Where's My Car?"), of cancer, 57.

  "Dirty" Dick Slater, pro wrestler (World Championship Wrestling), cause not reported, 67

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

  Cornelius Gallagher, U.S. Congressman (D-NJ, 1959-73), 97.

  Oli Herbert, heavy metal guitarist (All That Remains), cause not reported, 44.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

  Paul Allen, software engineer (Microsoft) and NFL and NBA sports team owner, of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, 65.

  Dennis Hof, Nevada brothel owner and political candidate, apparently of natural causes, 72.

  Walter "Dee" Huddleston, U.S. Senator (D-KY, 1973-85), 92.

  Wayne Krenchicki, major leaguer (Baltimore Orioles), cause not reported, 64.

Monday, 15 October 2018

  Shelley Hamlin, pro golfer, of breast cancer, 69.

  Joe Stanka, major leaguer (Chicago White Sox), 87.

Sunday, 14 October 2018

  Brian Kinsella, NHL hockey player (Washington Capitals), cause not reported, 64.

  Saturday, 13 October 2018

  Bill Coors, business executive(Coors), 102.

  Don Leo Jonathan, aka TheMormon Giant, pro wrestler, 87.


Thursday, 11 October 2018

  Carol Hall, Broadway composer("The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"), of a brain disorder, 82.


Wednesday, 10 October 2018

  Tex Winter, NBA basketballassistant coach (Chicago Bulls), 96.


Tuesday, 9 October 2018

  Jose Santiago, major leaguer(Cleveland Indians), 90.

  Alex Spanos, footballexecutive (Los Angeles Chargers), with dementia, 95.


Monday, 8 October 2018

  Arnold Kopelson, film producer(Platoon), 83.

  George Taliaferro, NFLfootball player (Baltimore Colts), 91.

  Joseph Tydings, U.S. Senator(D-MD, 1965-71), 90.


Sunday, 7 October 2018

  Peggy McKay, actress (CarolineBrady on "Days of Our Lives"), 90.

  Celeste Yarnall, actress(“Eve”), of ovarian cancer, 74.


Saturday, 6 October 2018

  Kevin Ellison, NFL football player (San Diego Chargers), cause not reported, 31. He was a brother of NFL player Keith Ellison.

  Scott Wilson, actor (Hershel Greene in "The Walking Dead"), of leukemia, 76.
  George Kaftan, NBA basketball player (Boston Celtics), 90. 

Thursday, 4 October 2018

  Will Vinton, animator (The California Raisins), of multiple myeloma, 70.

  Audrey Wells, filmmaker (“Under the Tuscan Sun”), of cancer, 58.

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

  Marty Pattin, major leaguer (Kansas City Royals), cause not reported, 75.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

  Geoff Emerick, recording engineer (The Beatles), of a heart attack, 72.

Monday, 1 October 2018

  Charles Aznavour, French pop singer, of natural causes, 94.

Saturday, 29 September

  Otis Rush, blues guitarist,84.


Friday, 28 September

  Wes Hopkins, NFL footballplayer (Philadelphia Eagles), after a long illness, 57.

  Joe Masteroff, playwright("Cabaret"), 98.

  Greg Terrion, NHL hockeyplayer (Toronto Maple Leafs), of a heart attack, 59.


Thursday, 27 September

  Marty Balin, rock singer(Jefferson Airplane), cause not reported, 76.

  Yvonne Suhor, actress (LouMcloud on "The Young Riders"), of pancreatic cancer, 56.


Wednesday, 26 September

  Roger Robinson, actor (GilWeaver on "Kojak"), of a heart ailment, 78.


Tuesday, 25 September

  Danny Lewicki, NHL hockeyplayer (Toronto Maple Leafs), 87.


Monday, 24 September

  Tommy McDonald, NFL footballplayer (Philadelphia Eagles), 84.


Sunday, 23 September

  Gary Kurtz, film producer("Star Wars"), of cancer, 78.

Saturday, 22 September

  Chas Hodges, rock musician(Chas & Dave), of cancer of the esophagus, 74.

  Mike Labinjo, NFL footballplayer (Miami Dolphins), cause not reported, 38.


Friday, 21 September

  Lee Strange, major leaguer(Cleveland Indians), 81.


Thursday, 20 September

  Greg Hodnett, auto racer, in aracing accident, 49.


Wednesday, 19 September

  Dave Barrett, radio journalist(CBS News), of a heart attack, 63.

  Marilyn Lloyd, U.S.Congresswoman (D-TN, 1975-95), 89.

  Keith Nord, NFL footballplayer (Minnesota Vikings), of cancer, 61.

  Denis Norden, TV host(British), 96.


Tuesday, 18 September

  Robert Venturi, architect, ofcomplications from Alzheimer's disease, 93.

Saturday, 15 September

  Dudley Sutton, actor(British), of cancer, 85.


Thursday, 13 September

  Marin Mazzie, stageactress/singer, of ovarian cancer, 57.


Wednesday, 12 September

  Billy O'Dell, major leaguer(Baltimore Orioles), of complications from Parkinson's Disease, 85.

Tuesday, 11 September

  Fenella Fielding, actress(British), following a stroke, 90.

  Jim Houston, NFL football player(Cleveland Browns), 80.


Monday, 10 September

  Peter Donat, actor (WilliamMulder in "The X-Files"), 90. He was a nephew of actor Robert Donatand ex-husband of actress Michael Learned.


Friday, 7 September

  Sam Bodman, U.S. Secretary of Energy (2005-09), cause not reported, age 79.

  Mac Miller, r.n. Malcom McCormick, rapper, apparently of a drug overdose, age 26.
  Thad Mumford, TV screenwriter ("M*A*S*H"), after a long illness, 67

Thursday, 6 September

  Peter Benson, actor (British), after a brief illness, age 75.

  Richard DeVos, businessman (Amway) and basketball executive (Orlando Magic), of complications from an infection, age 92.

  Liz Fraser, actress (British), age 88.

  Will Jordan, impressionist ("The Ed Sullivan Show"), age 91.

  Burt Reynolds, actor (“Smokey and the Bandit”), of a heart attack, age 82.

Tuesday, 4 September

  Bill Daily, actor (Major Roger Healy on "I Dream of Jeannie"), age 91.

  Jason Hairston, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), of suicide (no details reported), age 47.

  Christopher Lawford, actor (“Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines”), cause not reported, age 63. He was the son of actor actor Peter Lawford and socialite Patrica Kennedy.

Monday, 3 September

  Lydia Clarke Heston, actress (“The Atomic City”), age 95. She was the widow of actor Charlton Heston.

  Jacqueline Pearce, actress ("Blake's 7"), cause not reported, age 74.

Sunday, 2 September

  Claire Wineland, advocate for the sick (“Every Breath I Take”), of a blood clot following a lung transplant, age 21

Friday, 31 August

  Mike Kennedy, country drummer (George Strait's band), in an automobile accident, 59.

  Carole Shelley, actress ("The Odd Couple"), of cancer, 79.

  Amanda Kyle Williams, crime writer ("The Stranger You Seek"), of cancer, 61.
   Gloria Jean, actress (Never Give a Sucker an Even Break), age 92.

 Thursday, 30 August

  Susan Brown, actress (Gail Baldwin on "General Hospital"), 86.

  Vanessa Marquez, actress (Nurse Wendy Goldman on "ER"), shot in her home by police who were responding to a call, 49.

  Marie Severin, comic book artist (Marvel Comics), of a stroke, 89.


 Tuesday, 28 August

  Gary Friedrich, comic book writer ("Ghost Rider"), of complications from Parkinson's Disease, 75.

 Monday, 27 August

  Fredd Wayne, actor (Benjamin Franklin on various shows, including "Bewitched"), 93.

  Murray Westgate, actor (Max on "Seeing Things"), 100.

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Neil Simon, Playwright whose works included "The Odd Couple," died today of pneumonia, age 91.

Saturday, 25 August 2018

  John McCain, U.S. Senator (R-AZ, 1987-2018), of brain cancer, 81.

Friday, 24 August

  Lawrence J. DeNardis, U.S. Congressman (R-CT, 1981-83), after a brief illness, 80.

  DJ Ready Red, r.n. Collins Leysath, rap performer & producer (Geto Boys), apparently of natural causes, 53.

Thursday, 23 August

  Lisa Fleming, reality TV personality ("My 600-lb Life" on TLC),after a long illness, 50.

  Russ Heath, comic book artist ("All-American Men of War"), of cancer, 91.

  Robin Leach, TV host ("Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"), of complications from a stroke, 76.

Wednesday, 22 August

  Chris Champion, pro wrestler, of a stroke, 57.

  Ed King, rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), of cancer, 68.

  Lazy Lester, blues musician, of stomach cancer, 85.

Tuesday, 21 August

  George Andrie, NFL football player (Dallas Cowboys), cause not reported, 78.

  Barbara Harris, actress ("Freaky Friday"), of lung cancer, 83.

  Dean Stone, major leaguer (Washington Senators), 88.

Monday, 20 August

  Doc Edwards, major leaguer (Kansas City Athletics), 81.

  Craig Zadan, film & TV producer ("The Bucket List"), of complications from shoulder surgery, 69.

Sunday, 19 August

  Joe Landrum, major leaguer (Brooklyn Dodgers), 89. He was the father of major leaguer Bill Landrum.


Saturday, 18 August

  Kofi Annan, U.N. Secretary-General (1997-2006), after a brief illness, 80.

Friday, 17 August

  Paul Naumoff, NFL football player (Detroit Lions), cause not reported, 73.

  Kurt Walker, NHL hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), of sepsis, 64

Thursday, 16 August

  Aretha Franklin, soul singer ("Think"), of pancreatic cancer, 76.

Tuesday, 14 August

  Mark Baker, stage actor (“Candide”), cause not reported, 71.

  Jill Janus, heavy metal singer (Huntress), of suicide (no details reported), 43.

  Lyric McHenry, reality TV personality ("EJNYC" on "E!"), apparently of a drug overdose, 26.

Monday, 13 August

  Jim Neidhart, aka The Anvil, pro wrestler (World Wrestling Federation), of an injury from a fall, 63.

Saturday, 11 August

  Manch Wheeler, NFL football player (Buffalo Bills), cause not reported, 79.

Wednesday, 8 August

  Jarrod Lyle, pro golfer, of leukemia, 36.

Thursday, 9 August

  Brian Danovich, wrestler(WWE's "Tough Enough"), cause not reported, 38.


Tuesday, 7 August

  Etienne Chicot, actor (The DaVinci Code), cause not reported, 69.

  Stan Mikita, NHL hockey player(Chicago Black Hawks), of natural causes, 78.


Monday, 6 August

  Robert Dix, actor (ForbiddenPlanet), of respiratory failure, 83. He was the son of actor Richard Dix.

  Margaret Heckler, U.S.Secretary of Health and Human Services (1983-85), of cardiac arrest, 87.

  Paul Laxalt, U.S. Senator (R-NV, 1974-87), 96.

  Joel Robuchon, chef, ofcancer, 73.


Sunday, 5 August

  Tom Heckert Jr., NFL footballexecutive (Philadelphia Eagles), of amyloidosis, 51.

  David Landsberg, actor(Recruit Skolnick on "CPO Sharkey"), of cancer of the esophagus, 73.

  Charlotte Rae, actress (Edna Garrett on"The Facts of Life"), of bone cancer, 92. 

Saturday, 28 July 2018

  Bruce Lietzke, pro golfer, of brain cancer, 67.

Thursday, 26 July

  Willie Brown, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams), cause not reported, 76.

  Bill Loud, documentary TV personality ("An American Family"), 97.

Wednesday, 25 July

  Frank Clarke, NFL football player (Dallas Cowboys), 84.

  Sergio Marchionne, automotive executive (Fiat Chrysler), of complications from shoulder surgery, 66.

  Guy Molinari, U.S. Congressman (R-NY, 1981-89), of pneumonia, 89.

  Patrick Williams, easy listening composer (An American Concerto), of cancer, 79.

Tuesday, 24 July

  Tony Cloninger, major leaguer (Milwaukee Braves), cause not reported, 77.

  Vaughn Eshelman, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), of liver disease, 49.

Monday, 23 July

  Maryon Pittman Allen, U.S. Senator (D-AL, 1978), 92.

  Tony Cline, NFL football player (Oakland Raiders), cause not reported, 69.

Sunday, 22 July

  Tony Sparano, NFL football head coach (Miami Dolphins), after a brief illness, 56.

Thursday, 19 July

  Nicholas "Duffy" Fudge, fisherman ("Wicked Tuna" on the National Geographic Channel), cause not reported, 28.

Saturday, 21 July

  Elmarie Wendel, actress (Mrs.Dubcek on "Third Rock from the Sun"), 89.


Thursday, 19 July

  Jon Schnepp, filmmaker (“TheDeath of ‘Superman Lives’”), of complications from a stroke, 51.


Wednesday, 18 July

  Adrian Cronauer, disc jockey(subject of “Good Morning, Vietnam”), after a long illness, 79.


Tuesday, 17 July

  Gary Beach, actor (“TheProducers”), cause not reported, 70.

  Mark Hayes, pro golfer, ofAlzheimer's disease, 69


Monday, 16 July

  Robin Jones, NBA basketballplayer (Portland Trail Blazers), cause not reported, 64.

  Gabriel Rivera, NFL footballplayer (Pittsburgh Steelers), of an illness, 57.

  Manuel Ycaza, jockey, of pneumonia, 80.


Sunday, 15 July

  Ray Emery, NHL hockey player(Ottawa Senators), drowned while swimming, 35.Saturday, 14 July 2018

  Roger Perry, actor (CharlesParker on "The Facts of Life"), of prostate cancer, 85.


Thursday, 12 July 2018

  Len Chappell, NBA basketballplayer (New York Knicks), cause not reported, 77


Wednesday, 11 July 2018

  Lindy Remingo, track &field athlete (1952 Olympics), of pancreatic cancer, 87.

  Pat Swindall, U.S. Congressman(R-GA, 1985-89), cause not reported, 67.


Tuesday, 10 July 2018

  Ron Johnson, NFL footballplayer (Pittsburgh Steelers), cause not reported, 62.


Monday, 9 July 2018

  Sammy Esposito, major leaguer(Chicago White Sox), 86.


Sunday, 8 July 2018

  Frank Ramsey, NBA basketballplayer (Boston Celtics), of natural causes, 86.

  Robert D. Ray, governor ofIowa (R, 1969-83), with Parkinson's disease, 89.

  Lonnie Shelton, NBA basketballplayer (Seattle SuperSonics), in a coma following a heart attack, 62.

  Tab Hunter, star of "Damn Yankees," died of a blood clot , age 86.

Saturday, 7 July 2018

  Tyler Honeycutt, NBA basketball player (Sacramento Kings), of suicide by gunshot, age 27. He was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot following a shootout with police.

Friday, 6 July 2018

  Clifford Rozier, NBA basketball player (Golden State Warriors), of a heart attack, age 45.

Thursday, 5 July 2018

  Ed Schultz, political commentator ("The Ed Schultz Show"), of natural causes, age 64.

  Jean-Louis Tauran, Roman Catholic cardinal (France), of Parkinson's disease, age 75.

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

  Alan Diaz, photojournalist (Elian Gonzalez in 2000), cause not reported, age 71.

  Richard Swift, indie rock musician, of an illness, age 41.

Monday, 2 July 2018

  Alan Longmuir, pop bassist (Bay City Rollers), cause not reported, age 70.

Sunday, 1 July 2018

  Gillian Lynne, Broadway choreographer (“Cats”),age 92.

Friday, 29 June

  Matt Cappotelli, pro wrestler (World Wrestling Entertainment), of a brain tumor,38.

Thursday, 28 June

  Harlan Ellison, science fiction writer ("I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream"), 84.

  Mike Kilkenny, major leaguer (Detroit Tigers), cause not reported, 73.

Wednesday, 27 June

  Joe Jackson, recording artist manager (The Jacksons), of pancreatic cancer, 89. He was the father of Michael Jackson and his siblings.

Tuesday, 26 June

  Daniel Pilon, actor (Renaldo Marchetta on "Dallas"), cause not reported, 77.

  Phil Rodgers, pro golfer, of leukemia, 80.

Monday, 25 June

  Richard Harrison, aka The Old Man, reality TV personality ("Pawn Stars"), of Parkinson's disease, 77.

Sunday, 24 June

  Stanley Anderson, actor (“Armageddon”), of brain cancer, 78.

  Dan Ingram, disc jockey (New York City), 83.

Saturday, 23 June

  Donald Hall, poet, age 89.

Friday, 22 June

  Vinnie Paul, heavy metal drummer (Pantera), of a heart attack, age 54.

  Deanna Lund, actress (Valerie Scott on "Land of the Giants"), of pancreatic cancer, 81.

Thursday, 21 June

  Charles Krauthammer, political columnist and commentator (The Washington Post), of cancer of the small intestine, age 68.

Wednesday, 20 June

  Peter Thomson, pro golfer, of Parkinson's disease, age 88.

Tuesday, 19 June

  Hubert Green, pro golfer, of throat cancer, age 71.

  Bill Kenville, NBA basketball player (Syracuse Nationals), age 87.

  Chuck Klingbeil, NFL football player (Miami Dolphins), cause not reported, age 52.

  Lowrell Simon, soul singer ("The Lost Generation"), cause not reported, age 75.

Monday, 18 June

  Jimmy Wopo, r.n. Travon Smart, rapper ("Elm Street"), shot (homicide), age 21.

  Billy Connors, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), cause not reported, age 76.

  Jahseh Onfroy, aka XXXTentacion, rapper ("Sad!"), shot (homicide), age 20.

  Leon White, aka Big Van Vader, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams) and pro wrestler (WCW), of heart failure, age 63.

Sunday, 17 June

  Dutch Rennert, major-league umpire, age 88.

Saturday, 16 June

  Martin Bregman, film director("Scarface"), of a brain hemorrhage, age 92.


Friday, 15 June

  Nick Knox, punk rock drummer(The Cramps), cause not reported, age 60.


Thursday, 14 June

  Ed Roebuck, major leaguer(Brooklyn Dodgers), age 86.

Wednesday, 13 June

  Anne Donovan, collegebasketball player and WNBA coach, of heart failure, age 56.

  D. J. Fontana, rock and rolldrummer (Elvis Presley), age 87.

  Charles Vinci, weightlifter(1956 and 1960 Olympics), age 85.


Tuesday, 12 June

  Keith Fahnhorst, NFL footballplayer (San Francisco 49ers), cause not reported, age 66.


Sunday, 10 June

  Neal E. Boyd, singer("America's Got Talent"), of an illness, age 42.

  Dorothy Cotton, civil rightsactivist, age 88.

  Tom McEwen, auto racer(National Hot Rod Association), age 81.


Friday, 8 June

  Maria Esther Bueno, pro tennisplayer, of mouth cancer, age 78.


Monday, 4 June

  Georgann Johnson,actress (Elizabeth Quinn on "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"), age 91.

Saturday, 9 June

  Kenyatta Jones, NFL football player (New England Patriots), of cardiac arrest, age 39.

Friday, 8 June

  Anthony Bourdain, chef, of suicide by hanging, age 61.

  Eunice Gayson, actress (“Dr. No”), age 90.

  Danny Kirwan, pop guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), cause not reported, age 68.

  Jackson Odell, actor (Ari Caldwell on "The Goldbergs"), cause not reported, age 20.

Wednesday, 6 June

  Red Schoendienst, major-league player and manager (St. Louis Cardinals), age 95.

Tuesday, 5 June

  Kate Spade, fashion designer, of suicide by hanging, 55.

  Chuck Taylor, major leaguer (Montreal Expos), cause not reported, age 76.

Monday, 4 June

  Dwight Clark, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 61.

  C. M. Newton, college basketball coach (University of Alabama), age 88.

Sunday, 3 June

  Frank Carlucci, U.S. Secretary of Defense (1987-89), of complications from Parkinson's disease, age 87.

  Jerry Hopkins, rock music journalist (“Elvis: A Biography”), age 82.

  Johnnie Keyes, porn actor (“Behind the Green Door”), of a stroke, age 78.

  Miguel Obando y Bravo, Roman Catholic cardinal (Nicaragua), of a heart attack, age 92.

Saturday, 2 June 2018

  Bruce Kison, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), of cancer, age 68.

  Nick Meglin, humor writer and editor (“MAD”), of a heart attack, age 82.

Friday, 1 June 2018

  Eddy Clearwater, blues musician, of heart failure, age 83.

  William Phipps, actor (“The War of the Worlds”), of lung cancer, age 96.

  Chuck Williams, aka Rockin' Rebel, pro wrestler, apparently of suicide by gunshot, age 52. He apparently committed suicide after murdering his wife.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

  Ella Brennan, restaurateur (Brennan's in New Orleans), age 92.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

  Ray Barker, major leaguer (New York Yankees), age 82.

  Ray Podloski, NHL hockey player (Boston Bruins), of complications from a heart attack, age 52.

Monday, 28 May 2018

  Chuck Stevens, major leaguer (St. Louis Browns), age 99.

Sunday, 27 May 2018

  Gardner Dozois, science fiction author and editor, of an infection, age 70.

  Donald H. Peterson, U.S. astronaut (Shuttle), of bone cancer, age 84.


Saturday, 19 May

  Reggie Lucas, music producer (Madonna), of complications from heart disease, age 65.

Friday, 18 May

  Stephanie Adams, glamour model ("Playboy"), of suicide by jumping, age 46. Her 7-year-old son died in the same jump.

Wednesday, 16 May

  Joseph Campanella, actor (Jonathan Young on "The Bold and the Beautiful"), of complications from Parkinson's disease, age 93.

  Andy Johnson, NFL football player (New England Patriots), after a long illness, age 65.

Monday, 14 May

  Peter Byrne, actor (British), age 90.

  Elaine Edwards, U.S. Senator (D-LA, 1972), age 89. She was the wife of Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards.

  Doug Ford, pro golfer, age 95.

  Frank Quilici, major-league player and manager (Minnesota Twins), of kidney disease, age 79.

  Tom Wolfe, author ("The Right Stuff"), age 88.

Sunday, 13 May

  Margot Kidder, actress ("Superman"), cause not reported, age 69.

Saturday, 28 April

  James Hylton, auto racer (NASCAR), in a single-vehicle traffic accident, age 83.

  Art Paul, graphic designer (“Playboy” magazine), of complications from pneumonia, age 93.

Friday, 27 April

  Paul Junger Witt, TV and film producer ("The Golden Girls"), of cancer, age 77.

Thursday, 26 April

  Philip Hoff, governor of Vermont (D, 1963-69), age 93.

  Kristin Nelson, actress (Kris Nelson on "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet"), cause not reported, age 72.  

Charles Neville, R&B saxophonist (The Neville Brothers), of pancreatic cancer, age 79.

Wednesday, 25 April

  Michael Anderson, film director (“Logan's Run”), age 98.

Tuesday, 24 April

  Marv Rackley, major leaguer (Brooklyn Dodgers), age 96.

Monday, 23 April

  Bennie Cunningham, NFL football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), of cancer, age 63.

  Bob Dorough, jazz composer and musician ("Schoolhouse Rock"), age 94.

  Arthur Rubinstein, TV and film composer ("Scarecrow and Mrs. King"), of cancer, age 80.

Sunday, 22 April

  Ken Hofmann, sports team owner (Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Athletics), age 95.

  Dave Nelson, major leaguer (Texas Rangers), of liver cancer, age 73.

Saturday, 21 April 2018

  Verne Troyer, actor (“Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me”), cause not reported, age 49.

Friday, 20 April 2018

  Al Swift, U.S. Congressman (D-WA, 1979-95), age 82.

Thursday, 19 April 2018

  Gil Santos, football announcer (New England Patriots), age 80.

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

  John Hope, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), age 47.

  Paul Jones, r.n. Paul Frederik, pro wrestler, cause not reported, age 75.

  Bruno Sammartino, pro wrestler (WWWF), age 82.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

  Barbara Bush, U.S. first lady (1989-93), of congestive heart failure, age 92. 

  Randy Scruggs, country songwriter ("Angel in Disguise"), cause not reported, age 64. Scruggs.

Monday, 16 April 2018

  Harry Anderson, actor (Judge Harold T. Stone on "Night Court"), apparently of cardiac arrest, age 65

  Pamela Gidley, actress (“Twin Peaks: Firewalk With Me”), cause not reported, age 52.

Sunday, 15 April 2018

  R. Lee Ermey, actor (“Full Metal Jacket”), of complications from pneumonia, age 74.

Saturday, 14 April

  Hal Greer, NBA basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers), age 81.

Thursday, 12 April

  Deborah Coleman, blues musician, of complications from pneumonia, age 61.

Saturday, 14 April

  Milos Forman, film director (One Flew Over theCuckoo's Nest), after a brief illness, age 86.


Friday, 13 April

  Art Bell, talk radio host ("Coast toCoast AM"), cause not reported, age 72.


Thursday, 12 April

  Alex Beckett, actor (British),cause not reported, age 35.

  John Melcher, U.S. Senator(D-MT, 1977-89), age 93.

  Len Okrie, major leaguer(Washington Senators), age 94.


Tuesday, 10 April

  Yvonne Staples, soul singer(The Staple Singers), of colon cancer, age 80.


Sunday, 8 April

  Chuck McCann, voice actor(Duckworth in "DuckTales"), of heart failure, age 83.

  Joe McConnell, sportsannouncer (Minnesota Vikings), cause not reported, age 79.


Friday, 6 April

  Daniel Akaka, U.S. Senator (D-HI, 1990-2013), of organ failure, age 93.

  Dorothy Garlock, romance novelist ("Love and Cherish"), age 98.

Thursday, 5 April

  Grady Alderman, NFL football player (Minnesota Vikings), cause not reported, age 79.

  Tim O'Connor, actor (Elliott Carson on "Peyton Place"), age 90.

Monday, 2 April

  Susan Anspach, actress ("Five Easy Pieces"), of heart failure, age 75. She was an ex-wife of actor Mark Goddard.

  Alton Ford, NBA basketball player (Phoenix Suns), of lymphoma, age 36.

  Winnie Mandela, South African terrorist and political figure, of complications from diabetes, age 81.  She was the ex-wife of South African President Nelson Mandela.

  Bill Rademacher, NFL football player (New York Jets), cause not reported, age 75.

Sunday, 1 April

  Steven Bochco, TV producer ("Hill Street Blues"), of leukemia, age 74. He was the husband of actress Barbara Bosson.

Saturday, 31 March

  James McAlister, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles), of cancer, age 66.

Thursday, 29 March

  Brian Lancaster, reality TV personality ("Road Rules"), apparently of natural causes, age 43.

Saturday, 24 March

  Carl Scheib, major leaguer (Philadelphia Athletics), age 91.

Friday, 30 March

  Brendon Whitney, aka Alias, rapper, of a heart attack, age 41.

  Bill Maynard, actor (British), after a fall, age 89.

Thursday, 29 March

  Stephen Reinhardt, U.S. judge (Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals), of a heart attack, age 87.

  Anita Shreve, author (“The Weight of Water”), of cancer, age 71.

  Rusty Staub, major leaguer (New York Mets), of multiple organ failure, age 73.

Wednesday, 28 March

  Travis Hill, NFL football player (Cleveland Browns), cause not reported, age 48.

Tuesday, 27 March

  David Humm, NFL football player (Oakland Raiders), of complications from multiple sclerosis, age 65.

  Jerry Moses, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), with dementia, age 84.

  Kenny O'Dell, country-western songwriter ("Behind Closed Doors"), of natural causes, age 73.

Friday, 23 March

  Dushon Monique Brown, actress(Connie on "Chicago Fire"), cause not reported, age 49.

  Philip Kerr, author (BernieGunther novels), cause not reported, age 62.

  Zell Miller, U.S. Senator(D-GA, 2000-05), of Parkinson's disease, age 86.
Delores Taylor, actress (“Billy Jack”), of natural causes, age 85. She was the widow of actor Tom Laughlin.


Thursday, 22 March

  Wayne Huizenga, businessmanand sports team owner (Miami Dolphins), age 80.

  Charles Lazarus, retailer(Toys "R" Us), of natural causes, age 94.


Tuesday, 20 March

  Frank Avruch, TV performer(Bozo the Clown), of heart disease, age 89.

  Peter George Peterson, U.S.Secretary of Commerce (1972-73), age 91.

  William Smith, wrestler (1952Olympics), age 89.


Monday, 19 March

  Dick LeMay, major leaguer (SanFrancisco Giants), cause not reported, age 79.

  Keith O'Brien, Roman Catholiccardinal (Scotland), of complications from a fall, age 80.

  Les Payne, journalist(“Newsday”), cause not reported, age 76.


Sunday, 18 March

  Chuck Arrobio, NFL footballplayer (Minnesota Vikings), cause not reported, age 73.

  Jerry Schoonmaker, majorleaguer (Washington Senators), age 84.


Saturday, 17 March 2018

  Mike MacDonald, comedian (Canadian), of a heart ailment, age 63.

  Sammy Williams, stage actor (Paul San Marco in A Chorus Line), cause not reported, age 69.
Greg Polis, NHL hockey player (Pittsburgh Penguins), of cancer, age  67.

Friday, 16 March 2018

  Louise Slaughter, U.S. Congresswoman (D-NY, 1987-), of complications from a fall, age 88.

Thursday, 15 March 2018

  Tom Benson, football executive (New Orleans Saints), of complications from the flu, age 90.

  Ed Charles, major leaguer (New York Mets), age 84.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

  Jim Bowen, TV host (British), age 80.

  Stephen Hawking, physicist (A Brief History of Time), cause not reported, age 76.

Monday, 12 March 2018

  Floyd "Nokie" Edwards, guitarist (The Ventures), of complications from hip surgery, age 82.

  Ken Flach, pro tennis player (1988 Olympics), of complications from pneumonia, age 54.

  Craig Mack, aka MC EZ, rapper ("Flava In Ya Ear"), of heart failure, age 47.

  Bud Olsen, NBA basketball player (Cincinnati Royals), cause not reported, age 77.

Sunday, 11 March 2018

  Ken Dodd, comedian (British), age 90.

  Karl Lehmann, Roman Catholic cardinal (Germany), of complications from a stroke, age 81.

Saturday, 10 March

  Hubert de Givenchy, fashion designer, age 91.

  Ken Houston, NHL hockey player (Atlanta Flames), of cancer, age 64.

  Robert Scheerer, TV director ("Start Trek" The Next Generation"), age 89.

Friday, 2 March

  Sean Garrison, actor (The Culhane in "Dundee and the Culhane"), age 80.

Friday, 9 March 2018

  Chris Gedney, NFL football player (Arizona Cardinals), cause not reported, age 47.

  George A. Sinner, governor of North Dakota (D, 1985-92), age 89.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

  Kate Wilhelm, author (“Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang”), age 89.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

  Bill Pulte, real estate developer (PulteGroup), age 85.

  Charles Thone, U.S. Congressman (R-NE, 1971-79) and governor of Nebraska (R, 1979-83), age 94.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

  Donna Butterworth, actress (“Paradise, Hawaiian Style”), after a long illness, age 62.

  Steve Stroughter, major leaguer (Seattle Mariners), cause not reported, age 65.

Monday, 5 March 2018

  John Hall Buchanan, U.S. Congressman (R-AL, 1965-81), with dementia, age 89.

  Bob Engel, major-league umpire, age 84.

 Saturday, 3 March

  Roger Bannister, runner (first to run a milein under 4 minutes), age 88.


Friday, 2 March

  Brandon Jenkins, countrymusician ("My Feet Don't Touch The Ground"), of complications fromheart surgery, age 48.

  David Ogden Stiers, actor (Maj. Winchester on"M*A*S*H"), of bladder cancer, age 75.

  Ronnie Prophet, country singer("The Phantom of the Opry"), age 80.

  Sammy Stewart, major leaguer(Baltimore Orioles), cause not reported, 63. His body was found on 2 March. ADOD has not been reported.


Thursday, 1 March

  Dorne Dibble, NFL footballplayer (Detroit Lions), of pneumonia, age 88.


Wednesday, 28 February

  Marc L. Marks, U.S.Congressman (R-PA, 1977-83), age 91.

  Harvey Schmidt, musicaltheatre composer (“The Fantasticks”), age 88.


Tuesday, 27 February

  Peter Miles, actor (British),of natural causes, age 89. His death "last week" was tweeted on 27February.


Monday, 26 February

 Paul Demeo, TV screenwriter& producer ("The Flash"), cause not reported, age 64.

  Benjamin Melniker, superherofilm producer (“Batman”), age 104.


Saturday, 24 February

  Ed Leede, NBA basketballplayer (Boston Celtics), age 90.


Friday, 23 February

  Lewis Gilbert, film director("The Spy Who Loved Me"), age 97.Thursday, 22 February 2018

  Nanette Fabray, actress (Katherine Romano on "One Day at a Time"), 97. She was an aunt of actress Shelley Fabares.

  Jack Hamilton, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), cause not reported, 79.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

  Emma Chambers, actress (British), cause not reported, 53.

  Billy Graham, Protestant evangelist, of natural causes, 99.

Saturday, 17 February

  Scott J. Campbell, Broadway actor, of suicide (no details reported), 32.

Friday, 16 February

  Greg Smyth, NHL hockey player(Philadelphia Flyers), of cancer, age 51.

  Little Sammy Davis, a.k.a. Harmonica Sammy Davis, blues musician, 89.


Wednesday, 14 February

  Don Carter, basketballexecutive (Dallas Mavericks), age 84.


Tuesday, 13 February

  Scott Boyer, country musician(Cowboy and the Decoys), cause not reported, age 70.

  Tito Francona, major leaguer(Cleveland Indians), age 84. He was the father of major-league manager TerryFrancona.

  Victor Milan, aka RichardAustin, science-fiction author ("The Cybernetic Samurai"), of cancer,age 63.


Monday, 12 February

  Marty Allen, comedian and actor (Allen &Rossi), of pneumonia, age 95.

  Daryle Singletary, countrysinger ("I Let Her Lie"), cause not reported, age 46.


Sunday, 11 February

  Vic Damone, crooner ("On the Street WhereYou Live"), of an illness, age 89.

  John D. Fox, U.S. Congressman(R-PA, 1995-99), of cancer, age 70.

  Jan Maxwell, Broadway actress,of cancer, age 61.

  Tom Rapp, folk musician(Pearls Before Swine), cause not reported, age 70.


Saturday, 10 February

  Jeff Bell, New Jerseypolitical figure, cause not reported, age 74.


 Friday, 9 February

  Reg E. Cathey, actor ("Fantastic Four"), cause not reported, age 59.

  John Gavin, actor (“Psycho”), age 86.

  Craig MacGregor, rock bassist (Foghat), of lung cancer, age 68.

  Wally Moon, major leaguer (St. Louis Cardinals), age 87.

Thursday, 8 February

  Lovebug Starski, r.n. Kevin Smith, rapper ("Gangster Rock"), of a heart attack, age 57.

Wednesday, 7 February

  Mickey Jones, actor (Pete Bilker on "Home Improvement"), cause not reported, age 76.

  Jill Messick, film producer (Mean Girls), of suicide (no details reported), age 50.

  Pat Torpey, rock drummer (Mr. Big), of complications from Parkinson's disease, age 64.

Tuesday, 6 February

  John Perry Barlow, rock songwriter (The Grateful Dead), of natural causes, age 70.

  Joe Knollenberg, U.S. Congressman (R-MI, 1993-2009), with Alzheimer's disease, age 84. 

Monday, 5 February

  Jeremy Nunley, NFL football player (Houston Oilers), cause not reported, age 46.

Sunday, 4 February

  Don Choate, major leaguer (San Francisco Giants), of lung cancer, age 79.

  Edwin Jackson, NFL football player (Indianapolis Colts), in an automobile accident, age 26.

  John Mahoney, actor (Martin Crane on "Frasier"), of cancer, age 77.

  Laurin Pepper, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), age 88.

Saturday, 3 February

  Roy Dietzel, major leaguer (Washington Senators), age 87.

Friday, 2 February

  Dennis Edwards, pop/R&Bsinger (The Temptations), of an illness, age 74.

  Jon Huntsman Sr., chemicalmanufacturer (Huntsman Corporation), of prostate cancer, age 80.


Thursday, 1 February

  Cliff Bourland, track athlete(1948 Olympics), age 97.


Wednesday, 31 January

  Rasual Butler, NBA basketballplayer (Miami Heat), in a single-vehicle automobile accident, age 38.

  Oscar Gamble, major leaguer(New York Yankees), of cancer of the jaw, age 68.

  Ann Gillis, actress (“TheAdventures of Tom Sawyer”), age 90.

  Leah LaBelle, reality TVcontestant ("American Idol"), in a single-vehicle automobileaccident, age 31. She was the wife of NBA player Rasual Butler and was apassenger in his car.

  Bill O'Connor, fantasy artist(Dungeons & Dragons), cause not reported, age 47.


Tuesday, 30 January

  Mark Salling, actor (Noah"Puck" Puckerman on "Glee"), of suicide by hanging, age 35.

  Clyde Scott, NFL footballplayer (Philadelphia Eagles), age 93.

  Kevin Towers, baseballexecutive (San Diego Padres), of thyroid cancer, age 56.

  Louis Zorich, actor (BurtBuchman on "Mad About You"), age 93.


Monday, 29 January

  Rick McKay, documentaryfilmmaker (“Broadway: The Golden Age”), cause not reported, age 57.

  Eddie Shaw, blues saxophonist,of natural causes, age 80.


 Saturday, 27 January

  Ingvar Kamprad, furniture retailer (IKEA), of pneumonia, age 91.

  Mort Walker, cartoonist ("Beetle Bailey"), age 94.Jerry Butler, porn actor, cause not reported, age 58.

Jerry Sneva, auto racer (Indianapolis 500), cause not reported, age 68. He was the brother of auto racer Tom Sneva. 

Jerry Butler, porn actor, cause not reported, age 58.

Friday, 26 January

  Tommy Banks, jazz musician and Canadian political figure, of leukemia, age 81.

  Reese "Buzz" Clifford, novelty pop singer ("Baby Sittin' Boogie"), cause not reported, age 76.

Thursday, 25 January

  Daniel M. Buechlein, Roman Catholic archbishop (Indianapolis, Indiana), cause not reported, age 79.

  Floyd Miles, R&B singer, cause not reported, age 74.

  John Morris, film soundtrack composer ("Young Frankenstein"), age 91.

Wednesday, 24 January

  Marcos Carvajal, major leaguer (Colorado Rockies), of pneumonia, age 33.

  Jack Ketchum, r.n. Dallas Mayr, horror writer ("Off Season"), of cancer, 71.

  Julio Navarro, major leaguer (Los Angeles Angels), with Alzheimer's disease, age 82.

  Mark E. Smith, rock musician ("The Fall"), after a long illness, age 60.


Tuesday, 23 January

  Robert Dowdell, actor (Lt. Cmdr.. Chip Morton on "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea"), age 85.

  Hugh Masekela, jazz trumpeter ("Grazing in the Grass"), of prostate cancer, age 78.

  Joel Taylor, reality TV personality ("Storm Chasers"), of a drug overdose, age 38.

  Lari White, country singer ("Now I Know"), of peritoneal cancer, age 52.

Monday, 22 January

  Jimmy Armfield, soccer player (England), of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, age 82.

  Ursula K. Le Guin, fantasy author ("A Wizard of Earthsea"), age 88.

Sunday, 21 January

  Connie Sawyer, actress ("Dumb and Dumber"), age 105.

Saturday, 20 January

  John Coleman, TV meteorologist ("Good Morning America"), age 83.

  Jim Rodford, rock bassist (The Kinks), of injuries from a fall, age 76.

  Bill Johnson, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), cause not reported, age 57.

  Howard Lew Lewis, actor (British), with dementia, age 76.

Friday, 19 January

  Dorothy Malone, actress ("Written on the Wind"), after a long illness, age 92.

  Fredo Santana, rapper, cause not reported, age 27

Thursday, 18 January

  Julius Lester, writer ("To Be a Slave"), cause not reported, age 78.

  Peter Mayle, author ("A Year in Provence"), cause not reported, age 78.

  Chick Webster, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), age 97.

Wednesday, 17 January

  Jessica Falkholt, actress (Australian), of injuries from an automobile accident, age 29.

Simon Shelton Barnes, actor (Tinky-Winky on "Teletubbies"), cause not reported, age 52.

Tuesday, 16 January

  Bill Bain, management consultant (Bain & Company), age 80.

  Bradford Dillman, actor (Darryl Calyton on "Falcon Crest"), of complications from pneumonia, age 87.

  Tyler Hilinski, college football player (Washington State University), of suicide by gunshot, age 21.

  Jo Jo White, NBA basketball player (Boston Celtics), of pneumonia, age 71.

Monday, 15 January

  Dolores O'Riordan, rock singer (The Cranberries), cause not reported, age 46.

  Peter Wyngarde, actor ("Department S"), age 90.

  Joe Frank, radio performer, age 79. Not to be confused with the 1970's pop musician of the same name.

  Edwin Hawkins, gospel singer ("Oh Happy Day"), of pancreatic cancer, age 74.

  Mike Shanahan, hockey executive (St. Louis Blues), cause not reported, age 78.

  John Spellman, governor of Washington (R, 1981-85), of pneumonia, age 91.

Sunday, 14 January

  Dan Gurney, auto racer and team owner, age 86.

  Cecil Hoekstra, NHL hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), age 82.

  Max Labovitch, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), age 93.

  Marlene VerPlanck, jazz singer, age 84.

  Hugh Wilson, film director ("Police Academy"), of lung cancer and emphysema, age 74.

Saturday, 13 January

  Jean Porter, actress ("Bathing Beauty"), of natural causes, 95.

Friday, 12 January

  Bella Emberg, actress (British), 80.

  Keith Jackson, sportscaster (college football on ABC), 89.

  John Tunney, U.S. Senator (D, 1971-77), of prostate cancer, 83.

Thursday, 11 January

  Doug Barnard Jr., U.S. Congressman (D-GA, 1977-93), 95.

  Kevin Dahlgren, murderer (Harok family in Czech Republc), of suicide by hanging, 25.

  Edgar Ray Killen, murderer (Mississippi "Freedom Summer" murders), 92.

Wednesday, 10 January

  "Fast" Eddie Clarke, heavy metal guitarist (Motorhead), of pneumonia, 67.

  Tom Luken, U.S. Congressman (D-OH, 1974-75, 1977-91), 92.

  Doreen Tracey, actress ("The Mickey Mouse Club"), of pneumonia, 74.

Tuesday, 9 January

  Bob Bailey, major leaguer (Montreal Expos), cause not reported, 75.

Monday, 8 January

  Denise LaSalle, blues singer ("Trapped by a Thing Called Love"), cause not reported, 78.

  Donnelly Rhodes, actor (Dutch Leitner on "Soap"), of cancer, 80.

Sunday, 7 January

  France Gall, pop singer (French), 70.

  Tom Netherton, singer ("The Lawrence Welk Show"), cause not reported, 70.

Saturday, 6 January

  Horace Ashenfelter, track athlete (1952 Olympics), age 94.

 Marjorie Holt, U.S. Congresswoman (R-MD, 1973-87), 97

Friday, 5 January

  Jerry Van Dyke, actor (Asst. Coach Luther Van Dam on "Coach"), after a long illness, age 86. He was the younger brother of actor Dick Van Dyke.

  John Young, U.S. astronaut (Apollo 16), age 87.

Thomas Bopp, amateur astronomer (co-discovered comet Hale-Bopp), of liver failure, 68

Thursday, 4 January

  Brendan Byrne, governor of New Jersey (D, 1974-82), of a lung infection, age 93.

  Harry Landers, actor (Dr. Ted Hoffman on "Ben Casey"), age 96.

  Ray Thomas, rock musician (The Moody Blues), cause not reported, age 76.

Wednesday, 3 January

  Rob Picciolo, major leaguer (Oakland Athletics), of a heart attack, age 64.

  Jim Shaw, businessman (Shaw Communications), cause not reported, age 60.

Tuesday, 2 January

  Frank Buxton, TV writer/director ("The Odd Couple"), age 87.

  Emily Dole, aka Mountain Fiji, pro wrestler (GLOW), cause not reported, age 60.

  Rick Hall, music producer (FAME Studios), of prostate cancer, age 85.

  Jim Wiste, NHL hockey player (Chicago Black Hawks), cause not reported, age 71.

Thomas S. Monson, Mormon Church president (2008-18), of natural causes, 90.

Monday, 1 January 2018

  Robert Mann, violinist (Julliard String Quartet), age 97.

  Jon Paul Steur, actor (Quentin Kelly on "Grace Under Fire"), cause not reported, age 33.


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