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IN MEMORIAM 2017

 

Hilarion Capucci, Syrian-born bishop and political activist
03/02/1922 – 01/01/2017

 

John Berger, English art critic and writer, Ways of Seeing
11/05/1926 – 01/02/2017

 

Georges Prêtre, French conductor
08/14/1924 – 01/04/2017

 

Milt Schmidt, Canadian hockey player, coach, and manager
03/05/1918 – 01/04/2017

 

Octavio Lepage, Venezuelan president (1993)
11/24/1923 – 01/06/2017

 

Nat Hentoff, American historian, novelist, music critic, and syndicated columnist
06/10/1925 – 01/07/2017

 

Mário Soares, Portuguese prime minister (1976-1978, 1983-1985) and president (1986-1996)
12/07/1924 – 01/07/2017

 

Nicolai Gedda, Swedish opera singer
07/11/1925 – 01/08/2017

 

Zygmunt Bauman, Polish-born English sociologist
11/19/1925 – 01/09/2017

 

T. K. Whitaker, Irish economist and civil servant
12/08/1916 – 01/09/2017

 

Buddy Greco, American singer, "Ooh! Look-A There, Ain't She Pretty"
08/14/1926 – 01/10/2017

 

Clare Hollingworth, English journalist, first reporter to file a dispatch on the outbreak of World War II
10/10/1911 – 01/10/2017

 

Oliver Smithies, English-born American Nobel Prize-winning geneticist
06/23/1925 – 01/10/2017

 

Gilberto Agustoni, Swiss cardinal
07/26/1922 – 01/13/2017

 

Horacio Guarany, Argentinian singer and songwriter
05/15/1925 – 01/13/2017

 

Zhou Youguang, Chinese linguist, known as the father of modern China’s Pinyin Romanization system
01/13/1906 – 01/14/2017

 

Peter Abrahams, South African-born Jamaican journalist and novelist, Mine Boy
03/03/1919 – 01/18/2017

 

David Buckson, American politician, Delaware governor (1960-1961)
07/25/1920 – 01/18/2017

 

Harry J. Middleton, American journalist, speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson (1967-1969)
10/24/1921 – 01/18/2017

 

Dick Starr, American baseball player
03/02/1921 – 01/18/2017

 

Chuck Weyant, American racecar driver
04/03/1923 – 01/24/2017

 

Katja Geiger (aka Katja of Sweden), Swedish fashion designer
01/12/1920 – 01/25/2017

 

Mike Connors, American actor, TV's Mannix
08/15/1925 – 01/26/2017

 

Barbara Hale, American actress, The Boy with Green Hair, TV's Perry Mason
04/18/1922 – 01/26/2017

 

Lennart Nilsson, Swedish medical and scientific photographer
08/24/1922 – 01/28/2017

 

Edward Tipper, American World War II soldier, member of Easy Company featured in Band of Brothers
08/03/1921 – 02/01/2017

 

Alvin Baldus, American politician, Wisconsin representative (1975-1981)
04/27/1926 – 02/02/2017

 

Max Lüscher, Swiss psychotherapist, invented the Lüscher color test
09/09/1923 – 02/02/2017

 

Professor Irwin Corey, American comedian, billed as "The World's Foremost Authority"
07/29/1914 – 02/06/2017

 

Inge Keller, German actress, Aimée & Jaguar
12/15/1923 – 02/06/2017

 

Alec McCowen, English actor, Frenzy, Travels with My Aunt
05/26/1925 – 02/06/2017

 

Raymond Smullyan, American mathematician and logician
05/25/1919 – 02/06/2017

 

Svend Asmussen, Danish jazz violinist, nicknamed "The Fiddling Viking"
02/28/1916 – 02/07/2017

 

Barbara Carroll, American jazz pianist
01/25/1925 – 02/12/2017

 

Aileen Hernandez, American feminist and civil rights activist
05/23/1926 – 02/13/2017

 

Seijun Suzuki, Japanese motion picture director, Branded to Kill, and actor
05/24/1923 – 02/13/2017

 

Bob Michel, American politician, Illinois representative (1957-1995)
03/02/1923 – 02/17/2017

 

Magnus Wenninger, American mathematician and polyhedronist
10/31/1919 – 02/17/2017

 

Jørgen Kieler, Danish World War II resistance fighter and humanitarian
08/23/1919 – 02/19/2017

 

Danuta Szaflarska, Polish actress
02/06/1915 – 02/19/2017

 

John S. Wold, American politician, Wyoming representative (1969-1971)
08/31/1916 – 02/19/2017

 

Kenneth Arrow, American Nobel Prize-winning economist
08/23/1921 – 02/21/2017

 

Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Polish-born American conductor and composer
10/03/1923 – 02/21/2017

 

Fritz Koenig, German sculptor, creator of The Sphere, which survived the 9/11 attacks
06/20/1924 – 02/22/2017

 

William Woodson, American actor and voice artist, TV's The Odd Couple, Super Friends
07/16/1917 – 02/22/2017

 

Ned Garver, American baseball player
12/25/1925 – 02/26/2017

 

Joseph Wapner, American jurist and television personality, The People's Court
11/15/1919 – 02/26/2017

 

Carlos Humberto Romero, El Salvadorian president (1977-1979)
02/29/1924 – 02/27/2017

 

Paula Fox, American writer, Desperate Characters, The Slave Dancer
04/22/1923 – 03/01/2017

 

Thomas Starzl, American physician, known as the father of modern transplantation
03/11/1926 – 03/04/2017

 

Hans Dehmelt, German-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
09/09/1922 – 03/07/2017

 

Lou Duva, American boxing trainer and manager
05/28/1922 – 03/08/2017

 

Chuck Berry, American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, "Maybellene", "Johnny B. Goode"
10/18/1926 – 03/18/2017

 

David Rockefeller, American banker and philanthropist
06/12/1915 – 03/20/2017

 

Lola Albright, American actress, Champion, TV's Peter Gunn
07/20/1924 – 03/23/2017

 

Jean Rouverol, American actress, It's a Gift, and screenwriter, Autumn Leaves
07/08/1916 – 03/24/2017

 

Cuthbert Sebastian, Kittian and Nevisian governor-general (1996-2013)
10/22/1921 – 03/25/2017

 

Richard N. Bolles, American self-help writer, What Color Is Your Parachute?
03/19/1927 – 03/31/2017

 

William T. Coleman, Jr., American government official, Secretary of Transportation (1975-1977)
07/07/1920 – 03/31/2017

 

Roy Sievers, American baseball player
11/18/1926 – 04/03/2017

 

Don Rickles, American comedian and actor
05/08/1926 – 04/06/2017

 

Peter Hansen, American actor, When Worlds Collide, TV's General Hospital
12/05/1921 – 04/09/2017

 

Harry Huskey, American computer designer
01/19/1916 – 04/09/2017

 

Linda Hopkins, American singer and actress, Broadway's Me and Bessie
12/14/1924 – 04/10/2017

 

Clifton James, American actor, Live and Let Die, The Untouchables
05/29/1921 – 04/15/2017

 

Emma Morano, Italian supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death and last known born in the 1800s
11/29/1899 – 04/15/2017

 

Don Gordon, American actor, Bullitt, Papillon
11/13/1926 – 04/24/2017

 

Luis Olmo, Puerto Rican baseball player
08/11/1919 – 04/28/2017

 

Sam Mele, American baseball player, coach, and manager
01/21/1922 – 05/01/2017

 

Lukas Ammann, Swiss actor
09/29/1912 – 05/03/2017

 

William Baumol, American economist
02/26/1922 – 05/04/2017

 

Adolph Kiefer, American Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer
06/27/1918 – 05/05/2017

 

Wilburn K. Ross, American World War II Medal of Honor recipient
05/12/1922 – 05/09/2017

 

Geoffrey Bayldon, English actor, To Sir, with Love, TV's Catweazle
01/07/1924 – 05/10/2017

 

Antonio Candido, Brazilian writer and literary critic
07/24/1918 – 05/12/2017

 

Mauno Koivisto, Finnish prime minister (1968-1970, 1979-1982) and president (1982-1994)
11/25/1923 – 05/12/2017

 

Jean Fritz, American writer of children's historical fiction, George Washington's Breakfast
11/16/1915 – 05/14/2017

 

Karl-Otto Apel, German philosopher
03/15/1922 – 05/15/2017

 

Jacque Fresco, American futurologist
03/13/1916 – 05/18/2017

 

Dina Merrill, American actress, Operation Petticoat, The Player
12/29/1923 – 05/22/2017

 

Frédérick Leboyer, French obstetrician, popularized gentle birthing techniques
11/01/1918 – 05/25/2017

 

Constantine Mitsotakis, Greek prime minister (1990-1993)
10/18/1918 – 05/29/2017

 

Elena Verdugo, American actress, House of Frankenstein, TV's Marcus Welby, M.D.
04/20/1925 – 05/30/2017

 

Fred Koenekamp, American cinematographer, Patton, The Towering Inferno
11/11/1922 – 05/31/2017

 

Roberto De Vicenzo, Argentinian golfer
04/14/1923 – 06/01/2017

 

Tankred Dorst, German playwright, Merlin or The Waste Land
12/19/1925 – 06/01/2017

 

Peter Sallis, English actor, the Wallace and Gromit film series, TV's Last of the Summer Wine
02/01/1921 – 06/02/2017

 

Arthur J. Jackson, American World War II Medal of Honor recipient
10/18/1924 – 06/14/2017

 

Bill Dana, American actor and comedian, alter-ego of José Jimenéz
10/05/1924 – 06/15/2017

 

Quett Masire, Botswanan president (1980-1998)
07/23/1925 – 06/22/2017

 

Sandy Tatum, American golfer
07/07/1920 – 06/22/2017

 

Gabe Pressman, American journalist
02/14/1924 – 06/23/2017

 

Michael Bond, English children's writer, the Paddington Bear series
01/13/1926 – 06/27/2017

 

Daniil Granin, Russian writer, Into the Storm
01/01/1919 – 07/04/2017

 

Anne Golon (aka Sergeanne Golon), French writer, the Angélique series
12/17/1921 – 07/14/2017

 

Julia Hartwig, Polish poet and translator
08/14/1921 – 07/14/2017

 

Bob Wolff, American sportscaster
11/29/1920 – 07/15/2017

 

Ralph Regula, American politician, Ohio representative (1973-2009)
12/03/1924 – 07/19/2017

 

John Kundla, American basketball coach
07/03/1916 – 07/23/2017

 

Margaret Bergmann Lambert, German-born American high jumper, barred by the Nazis from the 1936 Summer Olympics
04/12/1914 – 07/25/2017

 

June Foray, American voice artist, voice of Rocket J. Squirrel, Natasha Fatale
09/18/1917 – 07/26/2017

 

John G. Morris, American photo editor
12/07/1916 – 07/28/2017

 

Anton Vratuša, Slovenian prime minister (1978-1980)
02/21/1915 – 07/30/2017

 

Ara Parseghian, American football player and coach
05/21/1923 – 08/02/2017

 

Robert Hardy, English actor, the Harry Potter film series, TV's All Creatures Great and Small
10/29/1925 – 08/03/2017

 

Frank Broyles, American football player, coach, and sports commentator
12/26/1924 – 08/14/2017

 

Brian Aldiss, English science fiction writer, The Helliconia Trilogy
08/18/1925 – 08/19/2017

 

Bea Wain, American singer, "Deep Purple", "My Reverie"
04/30/1917 – 08/19/2017

 

Jerry Lewis, American comedian, actor, motion picture director, The Nutty Professor, and humanitarian
03/16/1926 – 08/20/2017

 

Louise Hay, American self-help writer, motivational speaker, and publisher
10/08/1926 – 08/30/2017

 

Károly Makk, Hungarian motion picture director and screenwriter, Cat's Play
12/22/1925 – 08/30/2017

 

Richard Anderson, American actor, TV's The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman
08/08/1926 – 08/31/2017

 

Shelley Berman, American comedian and actor, Meet the Fockers, TV's Curb Your Enthusiasm
02/03/1925 – 09/01/2017

 

Halim El-Dabh, Egyptian-born American composer
03/04/1921 – 09/02/2017

 

John Ashbery, American poet, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
07/28/1927 – 09/03/2017

 

Joan Colom, Spanish photographer
04/30/1921 – 09/03/2017

 

Nicolaas Bloembergen, Dutch-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
03/11/1920 – 09/05/2017

 

Lotfi A. Zadeh, Azerbaijanian-born American mathematician, invented fuzzy logic
02/04/1921 – 09/06/2017

 

Xavier Atencio, American Disney animator and Imagineer
09/04/1919 – 09/10/2017

 

Harry Landers, American actor, Charro!, TV's Ben Casey
09/03/1921 – 09/10/2017

 

Kate Murtagh, American actress, Farewell, My Lovely, Doctor Detroit
10/29/1920 – 09/10/2017

 

J. P. Donleavy, American-born writer, The Ginger Man (Held dual American/Irish citizenship)
04/23/1926 – 09/11/2017

 

George Englund, American motion picture producer and director, The Ugly American
06/22/1926 – 09/14/2017

 

Violet Brown, Jamaican supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
03/10/1900 – 09/15/2017

 

Harry Dean Stanton, American actor, Escape from New York, Repo Man, Wild at Heart
07/14/1926 – 09/15/2017

 

Penny Chenery, American sportswoman, owner and breeder of Triple Crown winner Secretariat
01/27/1922 – 09/16/2017

 

Jake LaMotta, American boxer, known as "The Raging Bull"
07/10/1922 – 09/19/2017

 

Liliane Bettencourt, French heiress and socialite
10/21/1922 – 09/20/2017

 

Gisèle Casadesus, French actress, My Afternoons with Margueritte
06/14/1914 – 09/24/2017

 

Joe Bailon, American car customizer, created the candy apple red paint color
03/18/1923 – 09/25/2017

 

Robert Delpire, French art publisher, editor, and curator
01/24/1926 – 09/26/2017

 

Hugh Hefner, American magazine publisher, creator of Playboy
04/09/1926 – 09/27/2017

 

Anne Jeffreys, American actress, TV's Topper, General Hospital
01/26/1923 – 09/27/2017

 

Monty Hall, Canadian-born American game show host, Let's Make a Deal
08/25/1921 – 09/30/2017

 

Donald Malarkey, American World War II soldier, member of Easy Company featured in Band of Brothers
07/31/1921 – 09/30/2017

 

Arthur Janov, American psychologist and psychotherapist, created primal scream therapy
08/21/1924 – 10/01/2017

 

Liam Cosgrave, Irish prime minister (1973-1977)
04/13/1920 – 10/04/2017

 

Y. A. Tittle, American football player
10/24/1926 – 10/08/2017

 

Fernando de Szyszlo, Peruvian painter and sculptor
07/05/1925 – 10/09/2017

 

Bob Schiller, American screenwriter, TV's I Love Lucy, All in the Family
11/08/1918 – 10/10/2017

 

Richard Wilbur, American poet, Poet Laureate of the United States (1987-1988)
03/01/1921 – 10/14/2017

 

Roy Dotrice, English actor, Amadeus, TV's Dickens of London, Game of Thrones
05/26/1923 – 10/16/2017

 

Danielle Darrieux, French actress, The Earrings of Madame de...
05/01/1917 – 10/17/2017

 

Walter Lassally, German-born English cinematographer, Zorba the Greek, The Bostonians
12/18/1926 – 10/23/2017

 

Fred Beckey, German-born American mountaineer
01/14/1923 – 10/30/2017

 

James D. Martin, American politician, Alabama representative (1965-1967)
09/01/1918 – 10/30/2017

 

Orval H. Hansen, American politician, Idaho representative (1969-1975)
08/03/1926 – 11/02/2017

 

Charles Tyner, American actor, Cool Hand Luke, The Longest Yard
06/08/1925 – 11/08/2017

 

Liz Smith, American gossip columnist
02/02/1923 – 11/12/2017

 

Bobby Doerr, American baseball player
04/07/1918 – 11/13/2017

 

Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., American Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
08/31/1924 – 11/13/2017

 

Jim Rivera, American baseball player
07/22/1921 – 11/13/2017

 

Frans Krajcberg, Polish-born Brazilian painter and sculptor
04/12/1921 – 11/15/2017

 

Earle Hyman, American actor, TV's The Cosby Show
10/11/1926 – 11/17/2017

 

Jean Anglade, French writer
03/18/1915 – 11/22/2017

 

George Avakian, Russian-born American music producer
03/15/1919 – 11/22/2017

 

Jon Hendricks, American jazz singer and lyricist
09/16/1921 – 11/22/2017

 

W. Marvin Watson, American presidential advisor and government official, Postmaster General (1968-1969)
06/06/1924 – 11/26/2017

 

Bud Moore, American NASCAR car owner
05/25/1925 – 11/27/2017

 

Vincent Scully, American architectural historian and critic
08/21/1920 – 11/30/2017

 

Mundell Lowe, American jazz guitarist, composer, and arranger
04/21/1922 – 12/02/2017

 

John Anderson, American politician, Illinois representative (1961-1981), and 1980 Independent Party presidential candidate
02/15/1922 – 12/03/2017

 

Jean d'Ormesson, French writer, The Glory of the Empire
06/16/1925 – 12/05/2017

 

Michael of Romania, Romanian king (1927-1930, 1940-1947)
10/25/1921 – 12/05/2017

 

William H. Gass, American writer, The Tunnel
07/30/1924 – 12/06/2017

 

Kazimierz Piechowski, Polish Holocaust survivor, escaped from Auschwitz in a stolen Nazi car
10/03/1919 – 12/15/2017

 

Richard Venture, American actor, Being There, Scent of a Woman
11/12/1923 – 12/19/2017

 

Johnny Bower, Canadian hockey player
11/08/1924 – 12/26/2017

 

Fernando Birri, Argentinian filmmaker, known as the father of the new Latin American cinema
03/13/1925 – 12/27/2017

 

Rose Marie, American singer and actress, TV's The Dick Van Dyke Show
08/15/1923 – 12/28/2017

 

Peggy Cummins, English actress, Gun Crazy
12/18/1925 – 12/29/2017

 

John Portman, American architect
12/04/1924 – 12/29/2017

 

Larry Winn, American politician, Kansas representative (1967-1985)
08/22/1919 – 12/31/2017

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