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Deaths in 2017

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This is a chronology of deaths in 2017. Names are reported under the date of death. Names under each date are reported in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym.

A typical entry reports information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent nationality (if applicable), what subject was noted for, cause of death (if known), and reference.

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References

  1. ^ Kansas roadside artist M.T. Liggett dies at 86
  2. ^ Morre o ator Paulo Silvino no Rio (in Portuguese)
  3. ^ Syrian actress who rallied crowds against Assad dies
  4. ^ Actress Vera Glagoleva died
  5. ^ Скончалась старейшая актриса МХТ имени Чехова Кира Головко (in Russian)
  6. ^ Irish Legend Tom Hawkins Passes Away
  7. ^ Ross Johnson, a longtime California lawmaker and ethics agency chairman, dies at 77
  8. ^ Noni Lichtveld (1929–2017) (in Dutch)
  9. ^ David Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort dies, aged 89
  10. ^ Cork mourns as Michael Twomey of Cha & Miah fame passes away
  11. ^ Country music matriarch Jo Walker-Meador dies at 93
  12. ^ Lester Williams, nose tackle on Patriots' Super Bowl XX team, dies at 58
  13. ^ Gunnar Birkerts, acclaimed Midwestern architect, dies at 92
  14. ^ MMA fighter dies after competing in Plymouth bout
  15. ^ Sad news: Cancer claims eminent Russian pianist, 69
  16. ^ Former Michigan Congressman Vern Ehlers dies at 83
  17. ^ Fond farewell for former Liberal senator Brian Gibson
  18. ^ SeaWorld Orca Dies After Long Battle With Lung Infection
  19. ^ Club statement - Joe McGurn
  20. ^ Paul Oliver Vernacular Architecture Library
  21. ^ Transworld editor and author Diane Pearson dies, aged 85
  22. ^ Veteran Tamil actor Shanmugasundaram passes away, celebrities, fans express condolences
  23. ^ Andrzej Blumenfeld Nie Żyje. Odeszla Legenda Polskiego Filmu (in Polish)
  24. ^ Legendary coach Frank Broyles, who brought Arkansas its lone title, dies at 92
  25. ^ Former Justice Franklin Cleckley dies at 77
  26. ^ Ex-Iranian weightlifter Mohammad Ali Falahatinejad passes away
  27. ^ Abdelkarim Ghellab, Pioneer Writer and Politician in Morocco, Dies at 98
  28. ^ Jamaica: Opposition MP Winston Green dies
  29. ^ Motorcyclist killed on set of 'Deadpool 2' was barrier-breaking Brooklyn native who'd never done movie stunt work before
  30. ^ Rest in Peace Benard Ighner, Composer of the Standard “Everything Must Change”
  31. ^ Botaniker Otto L. Lange gestorben (in German)
  32. ^ JS Parker remembered for his view of the world through colour and shape
  33. ^ Olympic cycling champion Stephen Wooldridge dies
  34. ^ Myanmar ruling party’s former chairman U Aung Shwe dies
  35. ^ Giant of Australian Rules media, Harry Beitzel, dies
  36. ^ Joe Bologna, 'My Favorite Year' Actor and Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter, Dies at 82
  37. ^ Fallece Monseñor Bernardo Cazzaro (in Spanish)
  38. ^ Nick Mantis, a man among boys in basketball at East Chicago Washington, dies
  39. ^ Muere Basilio Martín Patino, el cineasta rebelde y libre (in Spanish)
  40. ^ Victor Pemberton 1931-2017
  41. ^ Zemřela Slávka Peroutková, vdova po legendě české žurnalistiky (in Czech)
  42. ^ Ex-deputado Carlos Araújo morre em Porto Alegre (in Portuguese)
  43. ^ Förre ministern Nils G Åsling död (in Swedish)
  44. ^ Paul Casanova: Everyone's 'Hermano'
  45. ^ Longtime WBZ Personality Neil Chayet Dies At 78
  46. ^ Bivši predsjednik HOO-a Zdravko Hebel umro u Zagrebu nakon teške bolesti (in Croatian)
  47. ^ Prominent Sudanese feminist passes away
  48. ^ Former NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74
  49. ^ Zemřel hudebník Ivo Pavlík, manžel Heidi Janků (in Czech)
  50. ^ Head of communist-era secret police Tudor Postelnicu dies
  51. ^ John F. Russo, former senate president, dies at 84
  52. ^ Legendary Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussain Abdelredha passes away
  53. ^ O adeus a dom Luis Vincenzo Bernetti (in Portuguese)
  54. ^ Afro-pop Singer Segun Bucknor Dies
  55. ^ Peter Bürger ist gestorben (in German)
  56. ^ Former cricket writer Ted Corbett dies aged 82
  57. ^ Novelist Richard Gordon dies aged 95
  58. ^ World's Oldest Man, Auschwitz Survivor Yisrael Kristal, Dies at 113
  59. ^ Cartoonist Lengkuas dies at age 53
  60. ^ Muere la actriz Terele Pávez a los 78 años (in Spanish)
  61. ^ Eugenio Polgovsky Ezcurra
  62. ^ RIP: Music Teacher Daisy Peterson Sweeney
  63. ^ Český fotbal a hokej zasáhla zlá zpráva. Zemřel věčný optimista Rudolf Baťa (in Czech)
  64. ^ Mor als 86 anys el compositor Xavier Benguerel (in Catalan)
  65. ^ Former Waterbury Mayor Bergin passes away at age 74
  66. ^ Gloria Campisi, 75, pioneering journalist at the Daily News
  67. ^ Alec Eisentrager 1927-2017
  68. ^ Donald Gross obituary
  69. ^ Politica modenese in lutto: morto il senatore Luciano Guerzoni (in Italian)
  70. ^ Chris Hesketh (1944-2017)
  71. ^ Jamie Hodson: Rider dies at Dundrod 150 and another competitor critically ill
  72. ^ PAF War Veteran Air Marshal Inam-ul-Haque Passes Away
  73. ^ Zemřel básník Jiří Kuběna (in Czech)
  74. ^ Vijay Nambisan, poet and writer, dead
  75. ^ No Ordinary Sheila: famed NZ naturalist Sheila Natusch has died
  76. ^ Vale Jim Nevin
  77. ^ Peepli Live actor Sitaram Panchal passes away
  78. ^ Zmarł kapitan Zygrfyd Zyga Perlicki (in Polish)
  79. ^ Tributes pour in for Dr Ruth Pfau
  80. ^ In Memory of Dr T. Jack Thompson
  81. ^ Major Thomas Bird
  82. ^ Rough Rider Great Jerry “Soupy” Campbell Passes Away
  83. ^ Décès de l’acteur Romdhan Chatta (in French)
  84. ^ Murió Patricio Echegaray, histórico dirigente del Partido Comunista Argentino (in Spanish)
  85. ^ Former WA Senator and women's campaigner Patricia Giles has died
  86. ^ Edward J. Greene, Multiple Award-Winning Sound Engineer Passes Away
  87. ^ Sanwar Lal Jat, BJP Lawmaker From Ajmer Dies At 62
  88. ^ Falleció Beethoven Javier (in Spanish)
  89. ^ Farewell to Labor ‘prince’ John ‘Johno’ Johnson
  90. ^ Former Galway hurler Tony Keady dies aged 53
  91. ^ Former DAP secretary-general Kerk Kim Hock dies
  92. ^ Suri Malle Leis (in Estonian)
  93. ^ Former Congressman, Supervisor McCandless dies
  94. ^ Maronite Bishop Robert J. Shaheen dies Aug. 9
  95. ^ First female member of Alabama Supreme Court dies at 85
  96. ^ Zomrel Marián Varga, jedna z najväčších osobností slovenskej kultúry (in Slovak)
  97. ^ Obituary for Daniel James Walton
  98. ^ Früherer Rad-Trainer Weibel verstorben (in German)
  99. ^ Greek 'new wave' singer Arleta dies at 72
  100. ^ Le poète Jean-Marie Berthier est mort (in French)
  101. ^ Chris Blackwell's mom, Blanche passes at 104
  102. ^ Murió el obispo de Tacuarembó a los 70 años (in Spanish)
  103. ^ 'Rhinestone Cowboy' Singer Dead at 81
  104. ^ Renowned Santa Clarita Architect, Homebuilder Bill Cloyd Sr. Dies At 84
  105. ^ Barbara Cook, luminous singer of Broadway stage, dies at 89
  106. ^ Mike Deakin (1933-2017)
  107. ^ Former Herman Miller CEO, Max De Pree dies at 92
  108. ^ Former University of Tennessee President Emerson “Eli” Fly dies at 82
  109. ^ Arlene Gottfried, Photographer Who Found the Extraordinary in the Ordinary, Dies at 66
  110. ^ Ken Kaiser, MLB umpire, dies at 72
  111. ^ Former Patriots Coach Dick MacPherson Dies
  112. ^ Cathleen Morawetz
  113. ^ Pēteris Plakidis: Šausmīgi baidos no neveiksmes - apšaubu katru noti, ko uzrakstu (in Latvian)
  114. ^ Fallece el caricaturista Eduardo del Río, "Rius" (in Spanish)
  115. ^ Obituary: Ken Roberts
  116. ^ L'écrivain Gonzague Saint Bris est mort (in French)
  117. ^ Janet Seidel: The cabaret singer with the little-girl voice is gone
  118. ^ Veteran Cong leader Gyan Singh Sohanpal dies
  119. ^ E' morto Nani Tedeschi, pittore e disegnatore (in Italian)
  120. ^ Zeny Zabala, actress known for antagonist roles, passes away
  121. ^ Tributes for Marshall Islands leader 'who got things done'
  122. ^ Murió Jorge Zorreguieta, el padre de la reina Máxima de Holanda (in Spanish)
  123. ^ Former MLB star, Austin native Don Baylor dies at 68
  124. ^ Chantek, the orangutan who used sign language, dies at 39
  125. ^ WWII veteran and war hero Brigadier General Jaroslav Klemeš dies at 95
  126. ^ Escritor Gregorio Martínez murió a los 75 años de edad (in Spanish)
  127. ^ Haruo Nakajima, the First Actor to Play Godzilla, Dies at 88
  128. ^ Tidligere landslagssjef Røste Fossen er død: – En av de største i norsk fotball (in Norwegian)
  129. ^ Royal Court: Prince Salman bin Saad bin Abdullah bin Turki Al Saud died
  130. ^ Canadian Holocaust survivor known as 'Prisoner 88' dies in Cuba
  131. ^ Former Alexandria Mayor, state senator Patsy Ticer dies
  132. ^ Kjellfred Weum er død (in Norwegian Nynorsk)
  133. ^ In Me­mo­ri­am Prof. PhD Dr. h.c. Wolfgang H. Berger (in German)
  134. ^ Arthur Boyars, gifted poet and publisher with a passion for music
  135. ^ Mort de Nicole Bricq: l'ancienne ministre est décédée à 70 ans (in French)
  136. ^ Fallece el poeta colimense Víctor Manuel Cárdenas Morales (in Spanish)
  137. ^ Olympic champion Betty Cuthbert dead at 79
  138. ^ Darren Daulton, leader of Phillies' 1993 World Series team, dies at 55
  139. ^ In Memoriam: Hugh Heclo, Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs
  140. ^ Radio personality Tim Homer dies at 43
  141. ^ Leipziger Ex-OBM ist tot – Hinrich Lehmann-Grube mit 84 Jahren gestorben (in German)
  142. ^ Walter Levin, founder and first violin of the LaSalle Quartet, has died
  143. ^ Dick Locher, Pulitzer Prize-winning Tribune cartoonist, dies at 88
  144. ^ Falleció la actriz Elida Marletta (in Spanish)
  145. ^ David Maslanka (1943-2017)
  146. ^ UND hockey pioneer, Olympic silver medalist Dan McKinnon dies
  147. ^ Former Shadow NI Secretary McNamara dies
  148. ^ Jack Rabinovitch, creator of Giller Prize, dead at 87
  149. ^ Former V&A Museum director Martin Roth dies
  150. ^ Holocaust denier Ernst Zundel dead at age 78
  151. ^ Renowned businesswoman Dame Helen Alexander dies
  152. ^ Екс-нардеп Ірина Бережна загинула в автокатастрофі (in Ukrainian)
  153. ^ Ex-prefeito de Americana, Ralph Biasi morre aos 69 anos (in Portuguese)
  154. ^ Tributes paid to opera and theatre director Lee Blakeley
  155. ^ Aussie golf pioneer Patricia Bridges dies
  156. ^ È morto il maestro Bruno Canfora, scrisse 'Brava' e 'Da-da-un-pa' (in Italian)
  157. ^ Former Malta stalwart Joe Cilia passes away
  158. ^ Doug Insole CBE (1926-2017)
  159. ^ Wojciech Krzemiński (in Polish)
  160. ^ Visionary engineer and Ford GT40 godfather Roy Lunn dies at 92
  161. ^ Hélène Martini
  162. ^ French food critic, Christian Millau, dies aged 88
  163. ^ The Man Behind the Look of Fox News, Rich O’Brien, Has Died
  164. ^ William Schwing "Billy" Patout, III
  165. ^ Fallece Marcelino Perelló, el polémico líder del movimiento del 68 (in Spanish)
  166. ^ Writer H.G. Rasool passes away
  167. ^ George Bundy Smith Dies; Outlawed NY's Death Penalty
  168. ^ Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi dies at age of 83
  169. ^ Former Democratic Texas Gov. Mark White Dies at 77
  170. ^ Longtime WCVB meteorologist Dick Albert dies
  171. ^ Han blev chefredaktør på Bornholm som 26-årig: Erling Brøndum er død (in Danish)
  172. ^ Bishop Raffaele Calabro
  173. ^ Heinz Friedrich Dressel (in German)
  174. ^ Chuck Hay obituary with funeral arrangements
  175. ^ Past Provost Angel Jordan Helped Lead CMU’s Rise to Prominence
  176. ^ Luiz Melodia morre aos 66 anos, em decorrência de câncer de medula (in Portuguese)
  177. ^ Er glaubte fest an die Macht des Wortes (in German)
  178. ^ Waldemar Schreckenberger in Heidelberg verstorben (in German)
  179. ^ Tejano legend Jessy Serrata remembered by fans, musicians
  180. ^ Kathleen Marie Shea
  181. ^ Ryan Thamrin DR.OZ Indonesia Meninggal Dunia (in Indonesian)
  182. ^ Zmarł prof. Bogusław Wolniewicz (in Polish)
  183. ^ Foligno in lutto, è morto il vescovo emerito Giovanni Benedetti (in Italian)
  184. ^ Zemřela Miroslava Besserová (in Czech)
  185. ^ Yr ysgolhaig, David James Bowen, wedi marw (in Welsh)
  186. ^ Zomrel autor výtvarného spracovania štátnych symbolov SR (in Slovak)
  187. ^ L'ex-ministre Jacques Daoust est mort (in French)
  188. ^ Preminuo fra Bonaventura Duda (in Croatian)
  189. ^ Richard Dudman dies; he covered Vietnam war for the Post-Dispatch
  190. ^ Ty Hardin, Star of ‘Bronco’ Western, Dies at 87
  191. ^ Robert Hardy: Harry Potter and All Creatures Great and Small star dies
  192. ^ Julia Harrison dies at 97
  193. ^ Labour peer Lord Hart dies aged 77 after battle with cancer
  194. ^ Dickie Hemric, whose 51-year-old ACC points record was broken by JJ Redick, dies at 83
  195. ^ وفاة سعاد الحميضي أشهر سيدة أعمال كويتية (in Arabic)
  196. ^ Zemřel autor kreslených vtipů a přírodovědec Pavel Kantorek (in Czech)
  197. ^ Eberhard von Koerber (in German)
  198. ^ Décès de l'ex-député Laurent Lavigne (in French)
  199. ^ Preminuo reditelj i direktor Beogradske opere Dejan Miladinović (in Serbian)
  200. ^ Fallece Ángel Nieto a los 70 años tras su accidente de quad (in Spanish)
  201. ^ Alan Peckolick, a Leading Logo Designer, Dies at 76
  202. ^ Ioan Popa, antrenor de spadă, a murit (in Romanian)
  203. ^ Nekrolog: Tore Bøgh (in Norwegian)
  204. ^ Nie żyje Wanda Chotomska. Miała 88 lat (in Polish)
  205. ^ Tony Cohen, Australian record producer and "sound of Melbourne", dies, aged 60
  206. ^ Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away
  207. ^ Умер бывший мэр Минска Александр Герасименко (in Russian)
  208. ^ Marshall I. Goldman, Expert on Russian Economy, Dies at 87
  209. ^ Sir John Graham 'one of the greats' in sport, education and life
  210. ^ Harris, George (Duke) Francis of Sarnia
  211. ^ Judith Jones, Editor of Literature and Culinary Delight, Dies at 93
  212. ^ Glen Hill Founder Leonard Lavin Passes Away
  213. ^ Daniel Licht, ‘Dexter,’ ‘Children of the Corn’ Composer, Dies at 60
  214. ^ Jim Marrs, Texas-based conspiracy theorist and author, dies at 73
  215. ^ Rhythm City actor dies in hijacking
  216. ^ 'Bungo,' Baguio’s ex-top cop, is dead
  217. ^ Ara Parseghian, Legendary Notre Dame Coach, Dies At 94
  218. ^ Farming and rugby communities mourn loss of 'local hero' Paul Renton
  219. ^ Former NASCAR team owner Harry Scott Jr. passes away at age 51
  220. ^ 沈达人同志逝世 (in Chinese)
  221. ^ Trauerfall Tacchella Ely (in German)
  222. ^ Battle of Britain pilot Kenneth Wilkinson dies aged 99
  223. ^ Graham George Morley Wiltshire R.I.P
  224. ^ RIP: Ana-Maria Avram, hyper-spectral composer and co-conductor of Hyperion Ensemble with Iancu Dumitrescu
  225. ^ Mor el periodista Enric Bañeres als 72 anys (in Catalan)
  226. ^ Prof. Sir Patrick Bateson FRS
  227. ^ Eminent scientist Dr Pushpa Mitra Bhargava is dead
  228. ^ Blelloch
  229. ^ Costco co-founder Jeff Brotman dies at 74
  230. ^ Former Suncor CEO Rick George, pioneer of oilsands industry, dies at 67
  231. ^ Fallece Ian Graham, el “gran explorador del siglo XX” (in Spanish)
  232. ^ Talent manager Alfie Lorenzo passes away
  233. ^ Chicago actress Mariann Mayberry is dead at 52
  234. ^ Goldy McJohn, Original Steppenwolf Keyboardist, Dies at 72
  235. ^ BNP's Haruner Rashid Monno passes away
  236. ^ Former Driver “Lil Bud” Moore, 75
  237. ^ In Memoriam: Phillip Muntz, Emeritus Professor of Astronautics
  238. ^ 映画監督の西村昭五郎さんが死去 日活「団地妻」シリーズ (in Japanese)
  239. ^ And­lát: Skapti Ólafs­son (in Icelandic)
  240. ^ Musician Raiman Rai passes away
  241. ^ John Reaves, former Robinson, Gators and Bucs quarterback, dies at 67
  242. ^ Actor-cricketer Dhruv Sharma no more
  243. ^ Patrick Thomas has died
  244. ^ Eric Zumbrunnen Dies: Spike Jonze’s Go-To Film Editor Was 52

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