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Celebrity Deaths: Jan 2012

The following is a list of notable deaths in January 2012.
Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:
Name, age, country of citizenship and reason for notability, established cause of death, reference (and language of reference, if not English).
[edit]January 2012

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Gary Ablett, 46, English footballer (Liverpool, Everton, Birmingham City), non-Hodgkin lymphoma. [1]
Bob Anderson, 89, British Olympic fencer (1952), film fight director and choreographer (Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings). [2]
Alfredo Battisti, 86, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Udine (1972–2000). [3] (Italian)
Jorge Andrés Boero, 38, Argentine motorcycle racer, Dakar Rally crash. [4]
Elizabeth Brumfiel, 76, American archaeologist. [5]
Anders Frandsen, 51, Danish singer and television presenter. [6] (Danish)
Rebecca Fromer, 84, American historian and writer, co-founder of the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. [7]
Kiro Gligorov, 94, Macedonian politician, first democratically elected President (1991–1999). [8]
Jan Groover, 68 American photographer. [9]
Hermann Guggiari, 87, Paraguayan engineer and sculptor. [10] (Spanish)
Frank Horwill, 84, British athletics coach. [11]
Ed Jenkins, 78, American politician, Representative from Georgia (1977–1993). [12]
Alessandro Liberati, 57 Italian medical researcher, cancer. [13] (Italian)
Nay Win Maung, 49, Burmese physician and pro-democracy activist, heart attack. [14]
Fred Milano, 72, American doo-wop singer (The Belmonts, Dion and the Belmonts), lung cancer. [15]
Tommy Mont, 89, American college football coach and NFL player, heart failure. [16]
Marcelle Narbonne, 113, French supercentenarian, oldest person in Europe. [17] (French)
Carlos Soria, 63, Argentine politician, Secretary of Intelligence (2002), Governor of Río Negro (since 2011), shot. [18]
Yafa Yarkoni, 86, Israeli singer. [19]
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Ian Bargh, 76, British-born Canadian jazz pianist, lung cancer. [20]
David W. Barron, 76, British computer scientist. [21]
Ivan Călin, 76, Moldovan politician, Acting President of the Moldovan Parliament (2009). [22] (Russian)
William P. Carey, 81, American businessman (W. P. Carey & Co.) and philanthropist. [23]
Ioan Drăgan, 46, Romanian footballer (FC Brașov), colorectal cancer. [24] (Romanian)
Vivi Friedman, 44, Finnish film director, cancer. [25]
Silvana Gallardo, 58, American actress. [26]
Yoshiro Hayashi, 89, Japanese golfer. [27] (Japanese)
Gordon Hirabayashi, 93, American civil rights activist (Hirabayashi v. United States). [28]
Jim Huber, 67, American sports commentator (CNN, TNT). [29]
Anatoly Kolesov, 73, Russian wrestler, Olympic gold medalist (1964). [30] (Russian)
Howie Koplitz, 73, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators). [31]
Helmut Müller-Brühl, 78, German conductor. [32] (German)
Larry Reinhardt, 63, American rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly, Captain Beyond), liver cirrhosis. [33]
Alan Rowlands, 83, English pianist. [34]
Ambjørg Sælthun, 89, Norwegian politician. [35] (Norwegian)
Otto Scrinzi, 93, Austrian journalist and politician. [36]
Paulo Rodrigues da Silva, 25, Brazilian footballer, car crash. [37] (Portuguese)
H. Edwin Young, 94, American economist, Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Madison (1968–1977). [38]
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Charles W. Bailey, 81, American journalist and novelist (Seven Days in May), Parkinson's disease. [39]
Gene Bartow, 81, American college basketball coach (UAB, UCLA), stomach cancer. [40]
Robert L. Carter, 94, American civil rights activist (Sweatt v. Painter) and judge, complications from a stroke. [41]
Ray Costict, 56, American football player (New England Patriots). [42]
Miguel Couturier, 61, Mexican actor (Miss Bala, Once Upon a Time in Mexico), cancer. [43] (Spanish)
Willi Entenmann, 68, German football player and coach, heart attack. [44] (German)
Juan Escudero, 91, Spanish footballer. [45]
Fong Fei Fei, 60, Taiwanese singer and actress, lung cancer. [46]
Selorm Kuadey, 24, Ukrainian-born English rugby union player (Sale Sharks). [47]
John David Lewis, 56, American political scientist. [48]
Winifred Milius Lubell, 97, American illustrator and writer, heart failure. [49]
Joaquín Martínez, 81, Mexican-born American actor (Jeremiah Johnson, Die Another Day), pancreatic cancer. [50]
Osamu Matsubara, 94, Japanese businessman, chairman of Books Kinokuniya, heart failure. [51] (Japanese)
Stepan Oshchepkov, 77, Russian canoeist, Olympic gold medalist (1964). [52] (Russian)
Josef Škvorecký, 87, Czech writer and publisher, cancer. [53]
Miguel Terekhov, 83, Uruguayan-born American ballet dancer and teacher, complications of lung fibrosis. [54]
Jenny Tomasin, 75, British actress (Upstairs, Downstairs), hypertensive heart disease. [55]
Wylie Vale, 70, American endocrinologist. [56]
Vicar, 77, Chilean cartoonist. [57] (Spanish)
Bob Weston, 64, British guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), gastrointestinal hemorrhage. [58] (body found on this date)
Harold Zirin, 82, American astronomer. [59]
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Eve Arnold, 99, American photographer. [60]
Ruben Ayala, 89, American politician, California State Senator (1974–1998), first elected Mayor of Chino, California (1964–1966). [61]
James F. Crow, 95, American geneticist. [62]
Harry Fowler, 85, British character actor. [63]
Gatewood Galbraith, 64, American lawyer and author, complications from chronic emphysema. [64]
Sir Archibald Glenn, 100, Australian industrialist, Chancellor of La Trobe University. [65]
Patricia Mather, 88, Australian zoologist. [66]
Kerry McGregor, 37, British singer and reality contestant (The X Factor), bladder cancer. [67]
Bobby McKenzie, 83, Australian football player. [68]
Kalpana Mohan, 65, Indian actress. [69]
Carmen Naranjo, 83, Costa Rican novelist, poet and essayist, cancer. [70]
Hisako Ōishi, 75, Japanese politician, member of the House of Councillors, respiratory failure. [71]
Rod Robbie, 83, Canadian architect. [72]
Xaver Unsinn, 82, German Olympic ice hockey player and coach. [73] (German)
David Wheeler, 86, American theatrical director. [74]
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Richard Alf, 59, American businessman, co-founder and chairman of San Diego Comic-Con International, pancreatic cancer. [75]
Selwyn Baptiste, 75, Trinidadian-born British musician and festival organiser. [76]
Don Carter, 85, American professional bowler, complication from pneumonia and emphysema. [77]
Samson H. Chowdhury, 86, Bangladeshi businessman. [78]
Idwal Fisher, 76, Welsh rugby player. [79]
Thelma Forbes, 101, Canadian politician. [80]
Hikaru Hayashi, 80, Japanese composer. [81] (Japanese)
Frank Ackerman Hill, 92, American U.S. Air Force officer, commander of the 33rd Air Division. [82]
Frederica Sagor Maas, 111, American silent film screenwriter (The Plastic Age), playwright, memoirist and author. [83]
Isaac Díaz Pardo, 91, Spanish artist. [84]
Amit Saigal, 46, Indian rock magazine publisher, concert promoter and musician, drowned. [85]
Alexander Sizonenko, 52, Russian basketball player, world's tallest person (1991). [86] (Russian)
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Louise Gibson Annand, 96, Scottish artist. [87]
James R. Arnold, 88, American space scientist. [88]
Tom Ardolino, 56, American drummer (NRBQ). [89]
Roger Boisjoly, 73, American aerospace engineer, anticipated the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, cancer. [90]
Gabriel Cadis, 60, Israeli attorney, chairman of the Jaffa Orthodox Church Association, stabbed. [91]
John Celardo, 93, American comic strip artist (Tarzan, Buz Sawyer). [92]
Harry Fearnley, 88, English footballer. [93]
Bob Holness, 83, South African-born British quiz show host and actor (Blockbusters). [94]
Eleftherios Katsaitis, 82, Greek-born British Orthodox hierarch, Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of Great Britain (1987–1994), smothered. [95] (Greek)
W. Francis McBeth, 78, American composer. [96]
Frank James McGarr, 90, American federal district judge. [97]
Basil Payne, 88, Irish poet. [98]
Ellen Pence, 63, American sociologist and social activist, creator of the Duluth Domestic Abuse Intervention Project, breast cancer. [99]
Sybil Plumlee, 100, American teacher and police officer. [100]
Spike Pola, 97, Australian football player. [101]
John Pollock, 87, English author. [102]
Louis Rech, 85, Italian-born Luxembourgian politician, Mayor of Dudelange (1985–1993). [103] (German)
Clive Shell, 64, Welsh international rugby player. [104] (death announced on this date).
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Ibrahim Aslan, 77, Egyptian novelist and short story writer, heart failure. [105]
Tony Blankley, 63, British-born American commentator, newspaper editor and child actor, stomach cancer. [106]
Karen Ramey Burns, 64, American forensic anthropologist. [107]
Milburn E. Calhoun, 72, American book publisher. [108]
Francella Mary Griggs, 91, American nun, advocated for federal recognition of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. [109]
George Livingston, 78, American politician, first elected black mayor of Richmond, California (1985–1993), diabetes. [110]
Hideaki Nitani, 81, Japanese actor (Tokyo Drifter), pneumonia. [111]
Charlie Pawsey, 88, English rugby league player. [112]
Henri Puppo, 98, French cyclist. [113] (French)
Herbert Wilf, 80, American mathematician. [114]
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Dave Alexander, 73, American blues singer and pianist, suicide by gunshot. [115]
Franz Berger, 71, Austrian Olympic wrestler. [116] (German)
Andrea Bosic, 92, Italian actor. [117] (Italian)
Herb Clarke, 84, American television weatherman (WCAU-TV), NATAS Governor's Award winner (2007), Alzheimer's disease. [118]
Glenn Cox, 80, American baseball player (Kansas City Athletics). [119]
Franz Dorfer, 61, Austrian Olympic boxer (1976). [120] (German)
Gunnar Dyrberg, 90, Danish resistance fighter, head of Holger Danske (1943–1945). [121] (Danish)
Edarem. 79, American television presenter and internet celebrity. [122]
T. J. Hamblin, 68, British haematologist, cancer. [123]
Dmitry Machinsky, 74, Russian archaeologist. [124] (Russian)
John Madin, 87, English architect. [125]
Charles Morris, 85, British politician, MP for Manchester Openshaw (1963–1983). [126]
Clarence Cullam Pope, 81, American prelate, Episcopal Bishop of Fort Worth (1986–1994). [127]
Graham Rathbone, 69, Welsh footballer, dementia. [128]
Bernhard Schrader, 80, German theoretical chemist. [129] (German)
Alexis Weissenberg, 82, Bulgarian-born French pianist. [130]
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Louis Boekhout, 92, Dutch-born Canadian painter. [131]
Ron Caron, 82, Canadian ice hockey administrator, General Manager of the St. Louis Blues (1983–1993, 1996). [132]
Ernie Carson, 74, American jazz musician. [133]
Brian Curvis, 74, Welsh boxer, leukaemia. [134] (death announced on this date).
Alex DeCroce, 75, American politician, New Jersey General Assembly Minority Leader (since 2004). [135]
Bill Dickie, 82, Scottish football administrator. [136]
Ruth Fernández, 92, Puerto Rican contralto and politician, Senator (1973–1981). [137] (Spanish)
Bridie Gallagher, 87, Irish singer. [138]
Augusto Gansser-Biaggi, 101, Swiss geologist. [139]
Christian-Joseph Guyonvarc'h, 85, French philologist. [140] (French)
Koizumi Junsaku, 87, Japanese painter and pottery artist, pneumonia. [141]
Mae Laborde, 102, American actress. [142]
Vern McGrew, 82, American Olympic athlete. [143]
Robert Nelson, 81, American filmmaker, cancer. [144]
John Both Puok, 48, South Sudanese politician. [145]
Salvador A. Rodolfo, Sr., 92, Filipino war hero, leukemia. [146]
William G. Roll, 85, American psychologist and parapsychologist. [147]
Malam Bacai Sanhá, 64, Guinea-Bissauan politician, President (1999–2000; since 2009). [148]
Larry Solway, 83, Canadian radio personality and author. [149]
László Szekeres, 90, Hungarian physician. [150]
Pyotr Vasilevsky, 55, Belarusian football player and coach. [151] (Russian)
Aldo Zenhäusern, 60, Swiss Olympic ice hockey player (1976). [152]
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Fred Bateman, 74, American economic historian. [153]
Alfonso de Bourbon, 83, American claimant of Spanish royalty, traffic accident. [154]
Azeem Daultana, 32, Pakistani politician, Member of the National Assembly, road accident. [155]
José Freire de Oliveira Neto, 83, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Mossoró (1984–2004). [156]
Vince Gibson, 78, American college football coach. [157]
Jack Heron, 85, American college basketball coach (Sacramento State University). [158]
Kyra T. Inachin, 43, German historian. [159] (German)
Lila Kaye, 82, British actress. [160]
Jean Pigott, 87, Canadian politician and businesswoman, MP for Ottawa—Carleton (1976–1979). [161]
Cliff Portwood, 74, English footballer and singer, lung disease. [162]
Mary Raftery, 54, Irish journalist (States of Fear). [163]
Takao Sakurai, 70, Japanese boxer, Olympic gold medalist (1964), esophageal cancer. [164] (Japanese)
Syed Shah Mardan Shah-II, 83, Pakistani politician and spiritual leader, heart attack. [165]
Gevork Vartanian, 87, Soviet intelligence agent, Hero of the Soviet Union. [166]
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Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan, 32, Iranian nuclear scientist, car bomb. [167]
Richard Bruno, 87, American costume designer (Raging Bull, Goodfellas), kidney failure. [168]
Frank Cook, 76, British politician, MP for Stockton North (1983–2010), lung cancer. [169]
Bohumil Golián, 81, Slovak volleyball player, Olympic silver (1964) and bronze (1968) medalist. [170]
Gilles Jacquier, 43, French journalist, 2003 recipient of the Albert Londres Prize, grenade attack. [171]
Edgar Kaiser, 69, Canadian businessman and philanthropist, owner of the Denver Broncos (1981–1984). [172]
V. Madhusudhan Rao, 94, Indian film director. [173]
Chuck Metcalf, 81, American double-bassist. [174]
Wally Osterkorn, 83, American basketball player. [175]
Steven Rawlings, 49, British astrophysicist. [176]
Ivor Rees, 85, Welsh Anglican prelate, Bishop of St David's (1991-1995). [177]
Christoffer Selbekk, 72, Norwegian businessman and ski jumper. [178] (Norwegian)
Colm Tucker, 59, Irish rugby union player. [179]
David Whitaker, 80, English composer and songwriter. [180]
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Bjørn G. Andersen, 87, Norwegian geologist. [181]
John Beech Austin, 94, British aviator. [182]
Sadao Bekku, 89, Japanese composer, pneumonia. [183]
Glenda Dickerson, 66, American theatre director. [184]
Basil Gordon, 80, American mathematician. [185]
Reginald Hill, 75, British crime writer (Dalziel and Pascoe). [186]
Natalee Holloway, 18 (in 2005), American student, missing since 2005. [187] (declared legally dead on this date)
Bill Janklow, 72, American politician, Attorney General (1975–1979) and Governor of South Dakota (1979–1987, 1995–2003); U.S. Representative (2003–2004), brain cancer. [188]
Shiv Kumari of Kotah, 95, Indian Hindu royal. [189]
MS-1, 55, Mexican professional wrestler, car accident. [190] (Spanish)
Charles H. Price II, 80, American businessman and diplomat. [191]
Hannes Råstam, 56, Swedish journalist. [192] (Swedish)
Rosalind Runcie, 79, British pianist, widow of Robert Runcie. [193]
Rubina Shergill, Indian television actress. [194]
Jim Stanley, 76, American football coach (Oklahoma State Cowboys), cancer. [195]
John G. Watkins, 98, American psychologist. [196]
Jorge Wilmot, 83, Mexican potter. [197] (Spanish)
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Anton Blom, 87, Norwegian journalist. [198] (Norwegian)
Rauf Denktaş, 87, Cypriot politician, founder and first president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, multiple organ failure. [199]
Guido Dessauer, 96, German paper engineer and art collector. [200] (German)
Dilys Elwyn-Edwards, 93, Welsh composer. [201]
Felipe Fernández, 74, Argentine basketball player. [202] (Spanish)
Morgan Jones, 83, American actor (The Blue Angels, The Twilight Zone). [203]
Lefter Küçükandonyadis, 86, Turkish Olympic footballer (Fenerbahçe) and coach, pneumonia. [204] (Turkish)
Oscar Valentín Leal Caal, 41, Guatemalan politician, Congressman (since 2008), shot. [205]
Artie Levine, 86, American boxer. [206]
Armand Mercier, 78, American politician. [207]
Curt Meyer-Clason, 101, German writer and translator. [208] (German)
Miljan Miljanić, 81, Serbian footballer, coach and administrator. [209]
Abdollah Mojtabavi, 87, Iranian wrestler. [210] (Persian)
Richard Threlkeld, 74, American television journalist (CBS News), traffic collision. [211]
William Robert Wright, 76, American biographer and politician, Chairman of the Utah Republican Party (1977–1979), Alzheimer's disease. [212]
Andrzej Krzysztof Wróblewski, 76, Polish journalist. [213] (Polish)
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Janey Buchan, 85, Scottish politician, MEP for Glasgow (1979–1994). [214]
Mircea Ciumara, 68, Romanian politician, Minister of Finance (1996–1997), cancer. [215] (Romanian)
Ekuikui IV, 98, Angolan king of Bailundo, disease. [216]
Dan Evins, 76, American entrepreneur, founder of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. [217]
Robbie France, 52, British drummer (Skunk Anansie, Diamond Head, UFO), ruptured aorta. [218]
Charles Howard, 87, Australian Roman Catholic leader, Superior General of the Marist Brothers (1985–1993). [219]
Pearse Hutchinson, 84, Irish broadcaster and writer, member of Aosdána. [220]
Arfa Karim, 16, Pakistani student, world's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (2004–2008), idiopathic epilepsy seizures. [221]
Lasse Kolstad, 90, Norwegian actor. [222] (Norwegian)
Antonio Mistrorigo, 99, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Treviso (1958–1988). [223]
Giampiero Moretti, 71, Italian racing driver, winner of the 24 Hours of Daytona (1998), founder of Momo. [224] (Italian)
Kaoru Nishimoto, 88, Japanese shogi player, pneumonia. [225] (Japanese)
Mila Parély, 94, French actress. [226] (French)
Finn Pedersen, 86, Danish Olympic gold medal-winning (1948) rower. [227] (Danish)
Dame Lesley Strathie, 56, British civil servant, Permanent Secretary to HM Revenue and Customs (2008–2011), cancer. [228]
Txillardegi, 82, Basque writer and politician. [229] (Spanish)
Rosy Varte, 88, French actress. [230] (French).
Zelemkhan Zangiyev, 37, Russian footballer. [231] (Russian)
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Mika Ahola, 37, Finnish enduro rider, motorcycle crash. [232]
Richard Bader, 80, Canadian quantum chemist. [233]
Ed Derwinski, 85, American politician, U.S. Representative from Illinois (1959–1983); United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs (1989–1992), merkel cell carcinoma. [234]
Claes Egnell, 95, Swedish sport shooter and Olympic silver medal-winning (1952) pentathlete. [235] (Swedish)
Manuel Fraga Iribarne, 89, Spanish politician, President of the Xunta of Galicia (1990–2005), founder of the People's Party, heart failure. [236]
Sir Robert Freer, 88, British military officer, Deputy Commander of RAF Strike Command (1978–1980). [237]
Carlo Fruttero, 85, Italian writer. [238] (Italian)
Ben Hana, 54, New Zealand vagrant. [239]
Eisuke Hinode, 70, Japanese politician, member of the House of Councillors, gall bladder cancer. [240]
Eduard Ivanov, 73, Soviet ice hockey player, World and Olympic champion. [241] (Russian)
Samuel Jaskilka, 92, American Marine Corps general, pneumonia. [242]
Matteo La Grua, 97, Italian priest and exorcist. [243] (Italian)
Michael Mussa, 67, American economist, heart failure.[244]
Samuel B. Nunez, Jr., 81, American politician, President of the Louisiana State Senate (1983–1988; 1990–1996). [245]
Ib Spang Olsen, 90, Danish cartoonist and author, recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Award. [246] (Danish)
Chris Pavlou, 72, Australian football player. [247]
Jerry Poteet, 61, American martial arts instructor. [248]
Rafael Rincón González, 89, Venezuelan musician. [249] (Spanish)
Jack Roberts, 58, American climber, fall. [250]
Hulett C. Smith, 93, American politician, Governor of West Virginia (1965–1969). [251]
Peter Veness, 27, Australian journalist, brain cancer. [252]
Homai Vyarawalla, 98, Indian photojournalist, first Indian woman to work as a photojournalist. [253]
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Joe Bygraves, 80, Jamaican boxer. [254]
Jimmy Castor, 71, American funk and R&B saxophonist ("Troglodyte (Cave Man)"), heart failure. [255]
Mike Current, 66, American football player (Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers), apparent suicide by gunshot. [256]
Sigursteinn Gíslason, 43, Icelandic football player and manager. [257] (Icelandic)
Pierre Goubert, 96, French historian. [258] (French)
Lorna Kesterson, 86, American newspaper editor and journalist (Henderson Home News), Mayor of Henderson, Nevada (1985–1993). [259]
Gustav Leonhardt, 83, Dutch harpsichordist and conductor. [260]
Juan Carlos Pérez López, 66, Spanish footballer. [261] (Spanish)
David Phiri, 74, Zambian businessman, Governor of the Bank of Zambia. [262]
Valentin Rusantsov, 72, Russian hierarch, Primate of the Russian Orthodox Autonomous Church (1996–2012). [263]
Viktor Vitali, 91, German army officer, awarded Knight's Cross. [264]
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Ernie Alexander, 78, American politician, member of the Louisiana House of Representatives (2000–2008). [265]
Mukarram Khan Atif, Pakistani journalist and reporter, shot. [266]
Colin Campbell, 80, Canadian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Antigonish (1986–2002). [267]
F. Elwood Davis, 96, American lawyer. [268]
Aengus Fanning, 69, Irish journalist, editor of the Sunday Independent, cancer. [269]
Julius Meimberg, 95, German air force pilot (Luftwaffe), recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. [270] (Portuguese)
Johnny Otis, 90, American R&B singer-songwriter. [271]
Piet Römer, 83, Dutch actor (Baantjer). [272] (Dutch)
Mohamed Rouicha, 61, Moroccan folk singer. [273] (French)
R. W. Schambach, 85, American evangelist, heart failure. [274]
Marty Springstead, 74, American baseball umpire, heart attack. [275]
Tom Tellefsen, 80, Norwegian actor. [276] (Norwegian)
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Karen Brazell, 73, American academic, professor and translator of Japanese. [277]
Sir Tom Cowie, 89, British entrepreneur. [278]
Thérèse Delpech, 63, French nuclear proliferation expert, apparent heart attack. [279]
Carlos Figueroa, 80, Spanish Olympic equestrian. [280]
Ray Finch, 97, British studio potter. [281]
Mel Goldstein, 66, American television meteorologist (WTNH), multiple myeloma. [282]
Anthony Gonsalves, 84, Indian film music composer. [283]
Georg Lassen, 96, German naval officer, World War II U-boat commander. [284]
Joseph Noiret, 84, French poet. [285] (French)
Yuri Rasovsky, 67, American writer and producer, esophageal cancer. [286]
Giuseppe Vedovato, 99, Italian politician. [287] (Italian)
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Peter Åslin, 49, Swedish ice hockey player, Olympic bronze medal-winner (1988), stroke. [288] (Swedish)
Sarah Burke, 29, Canadian freestyle skier, world champion (2005), cardiac arrest following skiing accident. [289]
Rudi van Dantzig, 78, Dutch choreographer. [290] (Dutch)
Giovanni De Andrea, 83, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Vice-President of Labour Office of the Apostolic See (1989–2007). [291]
Peter de Francia, 90, British artist. [292]
Colonel Stone Johnson, 93, American civil rights activist. [293]
Beverly McDermott, 83, American casting director (Airport 77, Cocoon: The Return, Lenny). [294]
Gene Methvin, 77, American journalist and magazine editor. [295]
Winston Riley, 65, Jamaican reggae musician and producer, complications of shooting. [296]
On Sarig, 85, Israeli children's book author. [297] (Hebrew)
Errol Scorcher, 55, Jamaican reggae disc jockey, ruptured blood vessel. [298]
Richard Sheirer, 65, American public servant, officer-in-charge of the rescue and recovery effort after the September 11 attacks, pulmonary edema. [299]
Gilbert Temmerman, 83, Belgian politician, MP (1971–1989), Mayor of Ghent (1989–1994), Minister of State. [300] (Dutch)
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John F. Baker, Jr., 66, American Medal of Honor recipient. [301]
Billy 'Silver Dollar' Baxter, 85, American film producer. [302]
Larry Butler, 69, American music producer. [303]
Stella Cunliffe, 95, British statistician. [304]
Peter Collins Dorsey, 80, American jurist. [305]
Lucy Faulkner, 87, Northern Irish journalist, widow of Brian Faulkner. [306]
Dolores Guinness, 75, German Baroness and socialite. [307] (French)
Etta James, 73, American blues singer ("At Last"), leukemia. [308]
Nikhat Kazmi, 53, Indian film critic, breast cancer. [309]
Ioannis Kefalogiannis, 79, Greek politician, MP (1958–1964; 1974–2004) and Minister of the Interior (1992–1993). [310] (Greek)
John Levy, 99, American jazz double-bassist and manager. [311]
Marion Mathie, 86, British actress. [312]
Mario Pastega, 95, American businessman and philanthropist. [313]
Jiří Raška, 70, Czech ski jumper, Olympic gold medalist (1968), heart disease. [314]
Margaret Renwick, 88, Canadian politician. [315]
Alejandro Rodriguez, 93, American psychiatrist and academic. [316]
Robert Fortune Sanchez, 77, American Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Santa Fe (1977–1993), Alzheimer's disease. [317]
Dudley Thompson, 95, Jamaican politician and diplomat. [318]
Michael Welsh, 85, English politician, Member of Parliament (1979–1992). [319]
Walter Whitehurst, 77, English footballer. [320]
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Daniel Alba, 71, Mexican Olympic wrestler. [321] (Spanish)
Saud Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah, 68, Kuwaiti royal, diplomat and politician. [322]
J. R. Boone, 86, American football player (Chicago Bears). [323]
Roy John Britten, 92, American molecular biologist. [324]
Cliff Chambers, 90, American baseball player. [325]
Vincenzo Consolo, 78, Italian writer. [326]
Emmanuel Cooper, 73, British potter and writer. [327]
Ernie Gregory, 90, English footballer. [328]
Gerre Hancock, 77, American organist. [329]
Troy Herriage, 81, American baseball player (Kansas City Athletics). [330]
Jonathan Idema, 55, American scam artist, complications from AIDS. [331]
Eiko Ishioka, 72, Japanese art director and designer, pancreatic cancer. [332]
Irena Jarocka, 65, Polish singer. [333] (Polish)
John D. Lowry, 79, Canadian film restorer. [334]
Una Mulzac, 88, American bookseller. [335]
Salma Mumtaz, 85, Pakistani actress, diabetes. [336]
Jeffrey Ntuka, 26, South African footballer, stabbed. [337]
Tang Xiaodan, 101, Chinese film director. [338]
Jodie-Anne White, 44, Australian dancer and choreographer, artistic director of the Ballet Theatre of Queensland, cancer. [339]
Slavko Ziherl, 66, Slovenian psychiatrist and politician. [340] (Slovenian)
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Massimo Baistrocchi, 69, Italian diplomat and writer, Ambassador to Namibia (2001–2004), heart attack. [341]
Sarah Cullen, 62, British radio and television journalist. [342]
Jesus Elbinias, 82, Filipino judge. [343]
Earle Gister, 77, American acting teacher. [344]
Rita Gorr, 85, Belgian opera singer. [345]
André Green, 84, French psychoanalyst. [346] (French)
Jim Irwin, 77, American sportscaster (WTMJ), voice of the Green Bay Packers, complications from kidney cancer. [347]
Moisés Kaiman, 97, Polish-born Mexican rabbi. [348] (Spanish)
Sir Simon Marsden, 63, British photographer. [349]
Andy Musser, 74, American sportscaster (Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia 76ers). [350]
Joe Paterno, 85, American college football coach (Penn State Nittany Lions), lung cancer. [351]
Pierre Sudreau, 92, French politician, inspired The Little Prince. [352]
Clarence Tillenius, 98, Canadian artist and conservationist. [353]
Dick Tufeld, 85, American voice actor and announcer, voice of Robot B-9 on Lost in Space. [354]
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David Atkinson, 71, British politician, MP for Bournemouth East (1977–2005), bowel cancer. [355]
Wesley E. Brown, 104, American jurist, federal judge for the District Court for Kansas (since 1962). [356]
Anthony Capo, 52, American mobster-turned-informant (DeCavalcante crime family), heart attack. [357]
Marge Carey, 73, British union leader, President of USDAW (1997–2006), motor neurone disease. [358]
Arne Christiansen, 85, Norwegian judge. [359] (Norwegian)
Marcel De Boodt, 85, Belgian academic. [360] (Dutch)
Erik Haaest, 76, Danish journalist and author. [361] (Danish)
Maurice Meisner, 80, American historian. [362]
Miloš Pojar, 71, Czech author and diplomat. [363]
Bingham Ray, 57, American independent film executive, complications from strokes. [364]
Bill Robb, 84, Australian politician, member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Miranda (1978–1984). [365]
Gerhard Schröder, 90, German television executive. [366] (German)
Slacker, British electronic music producer. [367]
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Kurt Adolff, 90, German racing driver. [368]
Theodoros Angelopoulos, 76, Greek film director, hit by motorcycle. [369]
Sukumar Azhikode, 85, Indian writer, critic, and orator, cancer. [370]
James C. Bliss, 78, American electrical engineer and entrepreneur. [371]
James Farentino, 73, American actor (Dynasty, ER, Melrose Place), sequelae from hip fracture. [372]
J. Joseph Garrahy, 81, American politician, Governor of Rhode Island (1977–1985). [373]
Vadim Glowna, 70, German actor and film director. [374] (German)
Arild Haaland, 92, Norwegian philosopher. [375] (Norwegian)
Carolina Isakson Proctor, 81, Colombian First Lady (1986–1990). [376] (Spanish)
Delma Kollar, 114, American supercentenarian, one of the 100 verified oldest people ever and fourth-oldest in world. [377]
Moira Milton, 88, Scottish amateur golfer. [378]
Patricia Neway, 92, American operatic soprano and musical theatre actress (The Sound of Music), Tony Award-winner. [379]
W. Allen Pepper, Jr., 70, American jurist, federal judge for the Northern District of Mississippi (since 1999), heart attack. [380]
Bruce Riutta, 67, American Olympic ice hockey player, complications from heart surgery. [381]
Stig Sæterbakken, 46, Norwegian writer. [382] (Norwegian)
Pierre Sinibaldi, 87, French footballer and manager. [383] (French)
Althea Wynne, 75, British sculptor. [384]
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Sir Alfred Ball, 91, British air marshal. [385]
Paavo Berglund, 82, Finnish conductor. [386]
Josef Brunner, 83, German politician. [387] (German)
Veronica Carstens, 88, German First Lady (1979–1984). [388] (German)
Carlos Escarrá, 57, Venezuelan politician, Attorney General (since 2011), heart attack. [389]
Emil Hossu, 70, Romanian actor, cardiac arrest. [390] (Romanian)
Kazimierz Jasiński, 65, Polish Olympic cyclist, cancer. [391] (Polish)
Jacques Maisonrouge, 87, French businessman, chairman of IBM World Trade Corporation. [392]
Mabel Manzotti, 73, Argentine actress (Besos en la Frente, Vidas robadas), complications from a stroke. [393] (Spanish)
Len McIntyre, 78, British rugby league player. [394]
Andrew MacNaughtan, 47, Canadian photographer. [395]
Merab Megreladze, 55, Georgian football player. [396]
Franco Pacini, 72, Italian astronomer. [397]
Émile Paganon, 95, French skier. [398] (French)
Mark Reale, 56, American heavy metal guitarist (Riot), Crohn's disease. [399]
Nick Santino, 47, American actor, suicide. [400]
Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, 91, American heiress and philanthropist. [401]
Robert Sheran, 96, American politician and judge. [402]
Charles Stanmore, 87, Australian Olympic fencer. [403]
Kosta Tsonev, 82, Bulgarian actor. [404]
Jean Wells, 56, American game designer. [405]
Alexander Zhitinsky, 71, Russian writer. [406] (Russian)
Guao Zurenuoc, Papua New Guinean politician. [407]
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Ian Abercrombie, 77, British actor (Seinfeld, Wizards of Waverly Place, Birds of Prey). [408]
Dimitra Arliss, 79, American actress (The Sting, General Hospital, Xanadu), complications from a stroke. [409]
Iggy Arroyo, 60, Filipino politician, Representative from the 5th District of Negros Occidental (since 2004), cardiac arrest. [410]
Alfredo Avelín, 84, Argentine politician, Governor of San Juan (1999–2002), multiple organ failure. [411] (Spanish)
Kandi Barbour, 56, American pornographic actress. [412]
Bud Byerly, 91, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds). [413]
Kartar Singh Duggal, 94, Indian writer. [414]
Alex Eadie, 91, British politician, MP for Midlothian (1966–1992). [415]
M. O. H. Farook, 74, Indian politician and diplomat, Governor of Kerala (since 2011). [416]
Clare Fischer, 83, American composer. [417]
Robert Hegyes, 60, American actor (Welcome Back, Kotter; Cagney & Lacey), heart attack. [418]
Karin, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, 91, German aristocrat. [419]
Seui Laau, 69, American Samoan politician. [420]
Roberto Mieres, 87, Argentine racing driver. [421]
Miguel Nazar Haro, 87, Mexican intelligence chief, head of the Dirección Federal de Seguridad (1978–1982). [422]
Stan Smith, 79, Australian VFL football player. [423]
Colin Tarrant, 59, British actor (The Bill), suicide. [424]
Juan Fremiot Torres Oliver, 86, Puerto Rican Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Ponce (1964–2000). [425] (Spanish)
Robert Turner, 91, Canadian composer. [426]
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Hikmat Mizban Ibrahim al-Azzawi, 80, Iraqi politician, Minister of Finance (1995–2003). [427]
Tom Campbell, 84, Canadian politician, Mayor of Vancouver (1967–1972). [428]
Greg Cook, 65, American football player (Cincinnati Bengals), complications from pneumonia. [429]
Kay Davis, 91, American jazz singer. [430]
Ted Dicks, 83, English composer. [431]
Jeannette Hamby, 78, American politician, Oregon State Senator (1983–1999), stroke complications and cancer. [432]
Deepika Joshi-Shah, 35, Indian singer and voice actress. [433]
James Metcalf, 86, American sculptor. [434]
Richard K. Olney, 64, American physician, pioneer in clinical research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. [435]
István Rózsavölgyi, 82, Hungarian runner, Olympic bronze medalist (1960), heart problems. [436] (Hungarian)
Juan Sarrachini, 65, Argentine footballer. [437] (Spanish)
Kazimierz Smoleń, 91, Polish museum director and Holocaust survivor. [438]
Kevin White, 82, American politician, Mayor of Boston (1968–1984). [439]
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Diana Bliss, 57, Australian public relations consultant and theatre producer, wife of Alan Bond. [440]
Joseph Curran, 89, American college basketball coach (Canisius). [441]
Don Fullmer, 72, American boxer, lymphoid leukemia. [442]
Keriman Halis Ece, 98, Turkish beauty pageant queen, pianist and fashion model, Miss Turkey 1932. [443]
Roman Juszkiewicz, 59, Polish astrophysicist. [444] (Polish)
Andrew McMillan, 54, Australian writer and music journalist. [445]
Paul F. O'Rourke, 87, American politician. [446]
Patrick Shovelton, 92, British civil servant and obituarist. [447]
Don Starkell, 79, Canadian adventurist and author. [448]
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Damien Bona, 56, American journalist, writer and film historian, heart attack. [449]
John H. Davis, 82, American author, Alzheimer's disease. [450]
Ranjit Singh Dyal, 83, Indian Army general. [451]
Predrag Dragić, 66, Serbian writer. [452] (Serbian)
Nijaz Duraković, 63, Bosnian author and politician. [453] (Serbian)
Hellen Huisman, 74, Dutch voice actress. [454]
François Migault, 67, French racing driver. [455] (French)
Syed Abu Nasar, 79, Indian professor of electrical engineering.[456]
Kell Osborne, 72, American singer. [457]
Goody Petronelli, 88, American boxing trainer and manager (Marvin Hagler).[458]
John Rich, 86, American television director (All in the Family, Benson, The Dick Van Dyke Show), heart failure. [459]
Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, 93, Italian politician, Minister of the Interior (1983–1987); President (1992–1999) and Lifetime Senator (since 1999). [460]
Gabriel Lawrence Sengol, 83, Indian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Tiruchirapalli (1990–1997). [461]
J. O. Urmson, 96, British philosopher. [462]
Camilla Williams, 92, American opera singer, complications from cancer. [463]
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Eladio Acosta Arteaga, 95, Colombian Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia (1988–1992). [464]
Frank Aschenbrenner, 86, German-born American football player (Chicago Hornets, Montreal Alouettes). [465]
Don Blenkarn, 81, Canadian politician, MP for Mississauga (1972–1974) and Mississauga South (1979–1993). [466]
Terence Cowley, 83, Australian cricketer. [467]
Klaus Goldschlag, 89, Canadian ambassador. [468]
Helmi Höhle, 87, German Olympic fencer. [469] (German)
George Lambert, 83, American Olympic silver (1956) and bronze (1960) medal-winning modern pentathlete. [470]
Abdelhamid Mehri, 85, Algerian resistance fighter and politician. [471] (French)
Doeschka Meijsing, 64, Dutch novelist. [472]
Al Rio, 49, Brazilian comic book artist, suicide by hanging. [473]
Michael D. Ryan, 66, American jurist, Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court (2002–2010), apparent heart attack. [474]
Idichapuli Selvaraj, 73, Indian actor. [475]
Lawrence J. Shapiro, 79, American physician, homicide. [476]
Frederick Treves, 86, British actor. [477]
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Stefano Angeleri, 85, Italian footballer and coach. [478] (Italian)
Everardus Antonius M. Baaij, 90, Dutch-born South African Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Aliwal (1973–1981). [479]
Mani Ram Bagri, 91, Indian politician. [480]
Rick Behenna, 51, American baseball player (Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians), cancer. [481]
Anthony Bevilacqua, 88, Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Philadelphia (1988–2003). [482]
Leslie Carter, 25, American singer and reality star (House of Carters), sister of Nick and Aaron Carter, drug overdose. [483]
H. John Caulfield, 75, American optical physicist. [484]
Felicia Eze, 37, Nigerian Olympic footballer. [485]
Juan Carlos Gené, 82, Argentine actor and playwright. [486] (Spanish)
John Hughes, 66, American drug counselor. [487]
Mikel Japp, 49, Welsh musician and songwriter. [488]
Siddika Kabir, 80, Bangladeshi teacher, television show host and cookbook author. [489]
Petros Karatroupkos, 82, Greek-born Zambian Orthodox hierarch, Bishop of Zambia (2001–2003). [490] (Greek)
Mike Kelley, 57, American artist and musician (Destroy All Monsters), suicide. [491] (body found on this date)
Bob LaPointe, 66, American high school and college football coach. [492]
Peadar Maher, 87, Irish politician, TD for Laois–Offaly (1951–1961). [493]
Clara Nomee, 73, American politician, first female Chairperson of the Crow Nation (1990–2000). [494]
Sid Ottewell, 92, English footballer (Nottingham Forest F.C.). [495]
Antonio Segura, 64, Spanish comics writer. [496] (Spanish)
King Stitt, 71, Jamaican singer, complications from prostate cancer and diabetes. [497]
Dorothea Tanning, 101, American surrealist painter, printmaker and sculptor. [498]

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