Deaths in 2017

Last updated on 18 August 2017

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. ^ Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89
  2. ^ Zoe Laskari dies at 75
  3. ^ Ex-BBC reporter Liz MacKean dies after stroke
  4. ^ Francis DiLorenzo, bishop of Diocese of Richmond, dies at 75
  5. ^ Kansas roadside artist M.T. Liggett dies at 86
  6. ^ Paulo Silvino, ator e humorista, morre aos 78 anos no Rio (in Portuguese)
  7. ^ Syrian actress who rallied crowds against Assad dies
  8. ^ Broadway Producer Stuart Thompson Passes Away at Age 62
  9. ^ David Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort dies, aged 89
  10. ^ Actress Vera Glagoleva died
  11. ^ Скончалась старейшая актриса МХТ имени Чехова Кира Головко (in Russian)
  12. ^ Irish Legend Tom Hawkins Passes Away
  13. ^ Ross Johnson, a longtime California lawmaker and ethics agency chairman, dies at 77
  14. ^ Noni Lichtveld (1929–2017) (in Dutch)
  15. ^ Cork mourns as Michael Twomey of Cha & Miah fame passes away
  16. ^ Country music matriarch Jo Walker-Meador dies at 93
  17. ^ Lester Williams, nose tackle on Patriots' Super Bowl XX team, dies at 58
  18. ^ Somalia: Former Foreign Minister Dies in U.S. At Age 79
  19. ^ Gunnar Birkerts, acclaimed Midwestern architect, dies at 92
  20. ^ MMA fighter dies after competing in Plymouth bout
  21. ^ Tipperary hurling legend Liam Devaney has died aged 82
  22. ^ Sad news: Cancer claims eminent Russian pianist, 69
  23. ^ Former Michigan Congressman Vern Ehlers dies at 83
  24. ^ Fond farewell for former Liberal senator Brian Gibson
  25. ^ Eberhard Jäckel ist gestorben (in German)
  26. ^ SeaWorld Orca Dies After Long Battle With Lung Infection
  27. ^ Club statement - Joe McGurn
  28. ^ Paul Oliver Vernacular Architecture Library
  29. ^ Transworld editor and author Diane Pearson dies, aged 85
  30. ^ Veteran Tamil actor Shanmugasundaram passes away, celebrities, fans express condolences
  31. ^ Andrzej Blumenfeld Nie Żyje. Odeszla Legenda Polskiego Filmu (in Polish)
  32. ^ Legendary coach Frank Broyles, who brought Arkansas its lone title, dies at 92
  33. ^ Former Justice Franklin Cleckley dies at 77
  34. ^ Ex-Iranian weightlifter Mohammad Ali Falahatinejad passes away
  35. ^ Abdelkarim Ghellab, Pioneer Writer and Politician in Morocco, Dies at 98
  36. ^ Jamaica: Opposition MP Winston Green dies
  37. ^ Motorcyclist killed on set of 'Deadpool 2' was barrier-breaking Brooklyn native who'd never done movie stunt work before
  38. ^ Rest in Peace Benard Ighner, Composer of the Standard “Everything Must Change”
  39. ^ Botaniker Otto L. Lange gestorben (in German)
  40. ^ Armenian communist killed in Syria
  41. ^ JS Parker remembered for his view of the world through colour and shape
  42. ^ Olympic cycling champion Stephen Wooldridge dies
  43. ^ 91-year-old 'doctor didi' Bhakti Yadav passes away in Indore, PM Modi pays tribute
  44. ^ Natalie Cole's only child Robert Yancy dies at 39
  45. ^ Myanmar ruling party’s former chairman U Aung Shwe dies
  46. ^ Giant of Australian Rules media, Harry Beitzel, dies
  47. ^ Joe Bologna, 'My Favorite Year' Actor and Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter, Dies at 82
  48. ^ Fallece Monseñor Bernardo Cazzaro (in Spanish)
  49. ^ Reinhard Breymayer (in German)
  50. ^ Nick Mantis, a man among boys in basketball at East Chicago Washington, dies
  51. ^ Muere Basilio Martín Patino, el cineasta rebelde y libre (in Spanish)
  52. ^ Victor Pemberton 1931-2017
  53. ^ Zemřela Slávka Peroutková, vdova po legendě české žurnalistiky (in Czech)
  54. ^ Ex-deputado Carlos Araújo morre em Porto Alegre (in Portuguese)
  55. ^ Förre ministern Nils G Åsling död (in Swedish)
  56. ^ Paul Casanova: Everyone's 'Hermano'
  57. ^ Longtime WBZ Personality Neil Chayet Dies At 78
  58. ^ Bivši predsjednik HOO-a Zdravko Hebel umro u Zagrebu nakon teške bolesti (in Croatian)
  59. ^ Prominent Sudanese feminist passes away
  60. ^ Robert "Leo" Kieffer
  61. ^ Former NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74
  62. ^ Zemřel hudebník Ivo Pavlík, manžel Heidi Janků (in Czech)
  63. ^ Head of communist-era secret police Tudor Postelnicu dies
  64. ^ John F. Russo, former senate president, dies at 84
  65. ^ Legendary Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussain Abdelredha passes away
  66. ^ O adeus a dom Luis Vincenzo Bernetti (in Portuguese)
  67. ^ Afro-pop Singer Segun Bucknor Dies
  68. ^ Peter Bürger ist gestorben (in German)
  69. ^ Former cricket writer Ted Corbett dies aged 82
  70. ^ Novelist Richard Gordon dies aged 95
  71. ^ World's Oldest Man, Auschwitz Survivor Yisrael Kristal, Dies at 113
  72. ^ Cartoonist Lengkuas dies at age 53
  73. ^ Muere la actriz Terele Pávez a los 78 años (in Spanish)
  74. ^ Eugenio Polgovsky Ezcurra
  75. ^ RIP: Music Teacher Daisy Peterson Sweeney
  76. ^ Český fotbal a hokej zasáhla zlá zpráva. Zemřel věčný optimista Rudolf Baťa (in Czech)
  77. ^ Mor als 86 anys el compositor Xavier Benguerel (in Catalan)
  78. ^ Former Waterbury Mayor Bergin passes away at age 74
  79. ^ Gloria Campisi, 75, pioneering journalist at the Daily News
  80. ^ Preminuo nekadašnji fudbaler Vojvodine (in Serbian)
  81. ^ Dryden, who led Gates ag initiative, dies
  82. ^ Alec Eisentrager 1927-2017
  83. ^ Donald Gross obituary
  84. ^ Politica modenese in lutto: morto il senatore Luciano Guerzoni (in Italian)
  85. ^ Chris Hesketh (1944-2017)
  86. ^ Jamie Hodson: Rider dies at Dundrod 150 and another competitor critically ill
  87. ^ PAF War Veteran Air Marshal Inam-ul-Haque Passes Away
  88. ^ Zemřel básník Jiří Kuběna (in Czech)
  89. ^ Vijay Nambisan, poet and writer, dead
  90. ^ No Ordinary Sheila: famed NZ naturalist Sheila Natusch has died
  91. ^ Vale Jim Nevin
  92. ^ Peepli Live actor Sitaram Panchal passes away
  93. ^ Zmarł kapitan Zygrfyd Zyga Perlicki (in Polish)
  94. ^ Tributes pour in for Dr Ruth Pfau
  95. ^ In Memory of Dr T. Jack Thompson
  96. ^ Major Thomas Bird
  97. ^ Rough Rider Great Jerry “Soupy” Campbell Passes Away
  98. ^ Décès de l’acteur Romdhan Chatta (in French)
  99. ^ Murió Patricio Echegaray, histórico dirigente del Partido Comunista Argentino (in Spanish)
  100. ^ Former WA Senator and women's campaigner Patricia Giles has died
  101. ^ Edward J. Greene, Multiple Award-Winning Sound Engineer Passes Away
  102. ^ Sanwar Lal Jat, BJP Lawmaker From Ajmer Dies At 62
  103. ^ Falleció Beethoven Javier (in Spanish)
  104. ^ Farewell to Labor ‘prince’ John ‘Johno’ Johnson
  105. ^ Former Galway hurler Tony Keady dies aged 53
  106. ^ Former DAP secretary-general Kerk Kim Hock dies
  107. ^ Suri Malle Leis (in Estonian)
  108. ^ Former Congressman, Supervisor McCandless dies
  109. ^ Maronite Bishop Robert J. Shaheen dies Aug. 9
  110. ^ First female member of Alabama Supreme Court dies at 85
  111. ^ Zomrel Marián Varga, jedna z najväčších osobností slovenskej kultúry (in Slovak)
  112. ^ Obituary for Daniel James Walton
  113. ^ Früherer Rad-Trainer Weibel verstorben (in German)
  114. ^ Greek 'new wave' singer Arleta dies at 72
  115. ^ Le poète Jean-Marie Berthier est mort (in French)
  116. ^ Chris Blackwell's mom, Blanche passes at 104
  117. ^ Murió el obispo de Tacuarembó a los 70 años (in Spanish)
  118. ^ 'Rhinestone Cowboy' Singer Dead at 81
  119. ^ Renowned Santa Clarita Architect, Homebuilder Bill Cloyd Sr. Dies At 84
  120. ^ Barbara Cook, luminous singer of Broadway stage, dies at 89
  121. ^ Mike Deakin (1933-2017)
  122. ^ Former Herman Miller CEO, Max De Pree dies at 92
  123. ^ Former University of Tennessee President Emerson “Eli” Fly dies at 82
  124. ^ Arlene Gottfried, Photographer Who Found the Extraordinary in the Ordinary, Dies at 66
  125. ^ Ken Kaiser, MLB umpire, dies at 72
  126. ^ Former Patriots Coach Dick MacPherson Dies
  127. ^ Cathleen Morawetz
  128. ^ Pēteris Plakidis: Šausmīgi baidos no neveiksmes - apšaubu katru noti, ko uzrakstu (in Latvian)
  129. ^ Fallece el caricaturista Eduardo del Río, "Rius" (in Spanish)
  130. ^ Obituary: Ken Roberts
  131. ^ L'écrivain Gonzague Saint Bris est mort (in French)
  132. ^ Janet Seidel: The cabaret singer with the little-girl voice is gone
  133. ^ Veteran Cong leader Gyan Singh Sohanpal dies
  134. ^ E' morto Nani Tedeschi, pittore e disegnatore (in Italian)
  135. ^ Zeny Zabala, actress known for antagonist roles, passes away
  136. ^ Tributes for Marshall Islands leader 'who got things done'
  137. ^ Murió Jorge Zorreguieta, el padre de la reina Máxima de Holanda (in Spanish)
  138. ^ Former MLB star, Austin native Don Baylor dies at 68
  139. ^ Chantek, the orangutan who used sign language, dies at 39
  140. ^ WWII veteran and war hero Brigadier General Jaroslav Klemeš dies at 95
  141. ^ Escritor Gregorio Martínez murió a los 75 años de edad (in Spanish)
  142. ^ Haruo Nakajima, the First Actor to Play Godzilla, Dies at 88
  143. ^ Tidligere landslagssjef Røste Fossen er død: – En av de største i norsk fotball (in Norwegian)
  144. ^ Royal Court: Prince Salman bin Saad bin Abdullah bin Turki Al Saud died
  145. ^ Canadian Holocaust survivor known as 'Prisoner 88' dies in Cuba
  146. ^ Former Alexandria Mayor, state senator Patsy Ticer dies
  147. ^ Kjellfred Weum er død (in Norwegian Nynorsk)
  148. ^ In Me­mo­ri­am Prof. PhD Dr. h.c. Wolfgang H. Berger (in German)
  149. ^ Arthur Boyars, gifted poet and publisher with a passion for music
  150. ^ Mort de Nicole Bricq: l'ancienne ministre est décédée à 70 ans (in French)
  151. ^ Fallece el poeta colimense Víctor Manuel Cárdenas Morales (in Spanish)
  152. ^ Olympic champion Betty Cuthbert dead at 79
  153. ^ Darren Daulton, leader of Phillies' 1993 World Series team, dies at 55
  154. ^ In Memoriam: Hugh Heclo, Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs
  155. ^ Radio personality Tim Homer dies at 43
  156. ^ Leipziger Ex-OBM ist tot – Hinrich Lehmann-Grube mit 84 Jahren gestorben (in German)
  157. ^ Walter Levin, founder and first violin of the LaSalle Quartet, has died
  158. ^ Dick Locher, Pulitzer Prize-winning Tribune cartoonist, dies at 88
  159. ^ Falleció la actriz Elida Marletta (in Spanish)
  160. ^ David Maslanka (1943-2017)
  161. ^ UND hockey pioneer, Olympic silver medalist Dan McKinnon dies
  162. ^ Former Shadow NI Secretary McNamara dies
  163. ^ Jack Rabinovitch, creator of Giller Prize, dead at 87
  164. ^ Former V&A Museum director Martin Roth dies
  165. ^ Holocaust denier Ernst Zundel dead at age 78
  166. ^ Renowned businesswoman Dame Helen Alexander dies
  167. ^ Екс-нардеп Ірина Бережна загинула в автокатастрофі (in Ukrainian)
  168. ^ Ex-prefeito de Americana, Ralph Biasi morre aos 69 anos (in Portuguese)
  169. ^ Tributes paid to opera and theatre director Lee Blakeley
  170. ^ Aussie golf pioneer Patricia Bridges dies
  171. ^ È morto il maestro Bruno Canfora, scrisse 'Brava' e 'Da-da-un-pa' (in Italian)
  172. ^ Former Malta stalwart Joe Cilia passes away
  173. ^ Doug Insole CBE (1926-2017)
  174. ^ Wojciech Krzemiński (in Polish)
  175. ^ Visionary engineer and Ford GT40 godfather Roy Lunn dies at 92
  176. ^ Hélène Martini
  177. ^ French food critic, Christian Millau, dies aged 88
  178. ^ The Man Behind the Look of Fox News, Rich O’Brien, Has Died
  179. ^ William Schwing "Billy" Patout, III
  180. ^ Fallece Marcelino Perelló, el polémico líder del movimiento del 68 (in Spanish)
  181. ^ Writer H.G. Rasool passes away
  182. ^ George Bundy Smith Dies; Outlawed NY's Death Penalty
  183. ^ Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi dies at age of 83
  184. ^ Former Democratic Texas Gov. Mark White Dies at 77
  185. ^ Longtime WCVB meteorologist Dick Albert dies
  186. ^ Laurence Philip "Laurie" Brokenshire CBE
  187. ^ Han blev chefredaktør på Bornholm som 26-årig: Erling Brøndum er død (in Danish)
  188. ^ Bishop Raffaele Calabro
  189. ^ Heinz Friedrich Dressel (in German)
  190. ^ Chuck Hay obituary with funeral arrangements
  191. ^ Past Provost Angel Jordan Helped Lead CMU’s Rise to Prominence
  192. ^ Luiz Melodia morre aos 66 anos, em decorrência de câncer de medula (in Portuguese)
  193. ^ Er glaubte fest an die Macht des Wortes (in German)
  194. ^ Waldemar Schreckenberger in Heidelberg verstorben (in German)
  195. ^ Tejano legend Jessy Serrata remembered by fans, musicians
  196. ^ Kathleen Marie Shea
  197. ^ Ryan Thamrin DR.OZ Indonesia Meninggal Dunia (in Indonesian)
  198. ^ Zmarł prof. Bogusław Wolniewicz (in Polish)
  199. ^ Foligno in lutto, è morto il vescovo emerito Giovanni Benedetti (in Italian)
  200. ^ Zemřela Miroslava Besserová (in Czech)
  201. ^ Yr ysgolhaig, David James Bowen, wedi marw (in Welsh)
  202. ^ Zomrel autor výtvarného spracovania štátnych symbolov SR (in Slovak)
  203. ^ L'ex-ministre Jacques Daoust est mort (in French)
  204. ^ Preminuo fra Bonaventura Duda (in Croatian)
  205. ^ Richard Dudman dies; he covered Vietnam war for the Post-Dispatch
  206. ^ Ty Hardin, Star of ‘Bronco’ Western, Dies at 87
  207. ^ Robert Hardy: Harry Potter and All Creatures Great and Small star dies
  208. ^ Julia Harrison dies at 97
  209. ^ Labour peer Lord Hart dies aged 77 after battle with cancer
  210. ^ Dickie Hemric, whose 51-year-old ACC points record was broken by JJ Redick, dies at 83
  211. ^ وفاة سعاد الحميضي أشهر سيدة أعمال كويتية (in Arabic)
  212. ^ Zemřel autor kreslených vtipů a přírodovědec Pavel Kantorek (in Czech)
  213. ^ Eberhard von Koerber (in German)
  214. ^ Décès de l'ex-député Laurent Lavigne (in French)
  215. ^ Preminuo reditelj i direktor Beogradske opere Dejan Miladinović (in Serbian)
  216. ^ Fallece Ángel Nieto a los 70 años tras su accidente de quad (in Spanish)
  217. ^ Alan Peckolick, a Leading Logo Designer, Dies at 76
  218. ^ Ioan Popa, antrenor de spadă, a murit (in Romanian)
  219. ^ Nekrolog: Tore Bøgh (in Norwegian)
  220. ^ Aberdeen FC pays tribute to 1950s Dons hero Dave
  221. ^ Nie żyje Wanda Chotomska. Miała 88 lat (in Polish)
  222. ^ Tony Cohen, Australian record producer and "sound of Melbourne", dies, aged 60
  223. ^ Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away
  224. ^ Умер бывший мэр Минска Александр Герасименко (in Russian)
  225. ^ Marshall I. Goldman, Expert on Russian Economy, Dies at 87
  226. ^ Sir John Graham 'one of the greats' in sport, education and life
  227. ^ Harris, George (Duke) Francis of Sarnia
  228. ^ Judith Jones, Editor of Literature and Culinary Delight, Dies at 93
  229. ^ Glen Hill Founder Leonard Lavin Passes Away
  230. ^ Daniel Licht, ‘Dexter,’ ‘Children of the Corn’ Composer, Dies at 60
  231. ^ Jim Marrs, Texas-based conspiracy theorist and author, dies at 73
  232. ^ Rhythm City actor dies in hijacking
  233. ^ Rosemary Reed Miller
  234. ^ 'Bungo,' Baguio’s ex-top cop, is dead
  235. ^ Ara Parseghian, Legendary Notre Dame Coach, Dies At 94
  236. ^ Farming and rugby communities mourn loss of 'local hero' Paul Renton
  237. ^ Former NASCAR team owner Harry Scott Jr. passes away at age 51
  238. ^ 沈达人同志逝世 (in Chinese)
  239. ^ Trauerfall Tacchella Ely (in German)
  240. ^ Battle of Britain pilot Kenneth Wilkinson dies aged 99
  241. ^ Graham George Morley Wiltshire R.I.P
  242. ^ RIP: Ana-Maria Avram, hyper-spectral composer and co-conductor of Hyperion Ensemble with Iancu Dumitrescu
  243. ^ Mor el periodista Enric Bañeres als 72 anys (in Catalan)
  244. ^ Prof. Sir Patrick Bateson FRS
  245. ^ Eminent scientist Dr Pushpa Mitra Bhargava is dead
  246. ^ Blelloch
  247. ^ Costco co-founder Jeff Brotman dies at 74
  248. ^ Former Suncor CEO Rick George, pioneer of oilsands industry, dies at 67
  249. ^ Fallece Ian Graham, el “gran explorador del siglo XX” (in Spanish)
  250. ^ Talent manager Alfie Lorenzo passes away
  251. ^ Chicago actress Mariann Mayberry is dead at 52
  252. ^ Goldy McJohn, Original Steppenwolf Keyboardist, Dies at 72
  253. ^ BNP's Haruner Rashid Monno passes away
  254. ^ Former Driver “Lil Bud” Moore, 75
  255. ^ In Memoriam: Phillip Muntz, Emeritus Professor of Astronautics
  256. ^ 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)
  257. ^ And­lát: Skapti Ólafs­son (in Icelandic)
  258. ^ Musician Raiman Rai passes away
  259. ^ John Reaves, former Robinson, Gators and Bucs quarterback, dies at 67
  260. ^ Actor-cricketer Dhruv Sharma no more
  261. ^ Patrick Thomas has died
  262. ^ Eric Zumbrunnen Dies: Spike Jonze’s Go-To Film Editor Was 52

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