Deaths in 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:

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  1. ^ Kenyan Havard professor Calestous Juma is dead
  2. ^ Muere Felipe Mesones, histórico entrenador en el fútbol español (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Kazimierz Piechowski nie żyje. Odszedł bohater brawurowej ucieczki z KL Auschwitz
  4. ^ Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey found dead
  5. ^ アニメ脚本家・島田満さん死去、58歳 『ロミオの青い空』『ONE PIECE』など (in Japanese)
  6. ^ Paul Straney: Former Cliftonville keeper dies at 42
  7. ^ Oud-parlementslid en ondernemer Freddy Van Gaever overleden (in Dutch)
  8. ^ Muere la española Ana Vela, la persona más longeva de Europa, a los 116 años (in Spanish)
  9. ^ Yurizan Beltran Passes Away
  10. ^ Elhunyt Császár Ákos matematikus, az MTA rendes tagja (in Hungarian)
  11. ^ DÉCÈS DU PHILOSOPHE ET HISTORIEN DE L'ART HUBERT DAMISCH(in French)
  12. ^ DPD member AM Fatwa passes away
  13. ^ Robert Givens, R.I.P.
  14. ^ 'All-around good man': John Hickey, Happy Valley-Goose Bay mayor, dies from gunshot injury
  15. ^ OS-medaljören från Malmö är död (in Swedish)
  16. ^ Died: R. C. Sproul, Reformed Theologian Who Founded Ligonier Ministries
  17. ^ Marc Van Eeghem overleden: gretige en hyperactieve theater-, film- en tv-acteur (in Dutch)
  18. ^ Actor-director Neeraj Vora passes away
  19. ^ Marilyn Ware, 74, business chair, GOP fund-raiser, philanthropist, died Thursday, family says
  20. ^ Yu Guangzhong, whose poems of homesickness resonate through Chinese-speaking world, dies at 89
  21. ^ Former Foreign Secretary Karunatilaka Amunugama has died
  22. ^ Nevermore And Sanctuary Singer Warrel Dane Dies Of Heart Attack In Brazil
  23. ^ Colin de Grandhomme's family tragedy opens door for Doug Bracewell's Black Caps recall
  24. ^ Double gold medallist rowing cox Simon Dickie dies suddenly
  25. ^ Canadian 'Traders' actor Bruce Gray dies at 81 in Los Angeles
  26. ^ Former Clemson, AFL star Bill Hudson dies at 82
  27. ^ Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson commits suicide on bridge in Mt. Washington
  28. ^ Major League standout Frank Lary, of Northport, dies at age 87
  29. ^ Mort de Claude Martin (87 ans), l'un des plus grands rameurs français (in French)
  30. ^ 森本龍石さん77歳=毎日書道会参事 (in Japanese)
  31. ^ Tommy Nobis, ‘Mr. Falcon,’ is dead at 74
  32. ^ Pianist Willie Pickens, a fixture on Chicago’s jazz scene, dies at 86
  33. ^ Martin Ransohoff, 'Cincinnati Kid' Producer and Founder of Filmways TV, Dies at 90
  34. ^ Murió Floro Bogado, el vicegobernador de Gildo Insfrán en Formosa (in Spanish)
  35. ^ Cincinnati Bengals co-founder Pete Brown dies
  36. ^ Former Daily News or Michael Clendenin dies at 83
  37. ^ Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens Dies at 62
  38. ^ In Memoriam: Marvin Greenberg (1935–2017)
  39. ^ Fallece el ex pelotero Manuel “El Mulo” Jiménez (in Spanish)
  40. ^ Morto Alessandro Kokocinski, pittore in viaggio e acrobata dei sogni (in Italian)
  41. ^ San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65
  42. ^ Lewis Manilow, philanthropist who was played key roles with MCA, Loop theater district, dies at 90
  43. ^ Tributes paid to former Sinn Féin MLA Pat O'Rawe
  44. ^ Alphonsus Liguori Penney
  45. ^ Anthony Scaduto, an Early Biographer of Dylan, Dies at 85
  46. ^ Obituary: Professor Mike Service
  47. ^ Basklarinettist Harry Sparnaay is niet meer, maar zijn nalatenschap zal nog lang doorklinken (in Dutch)
  48. ^ Aharon Shteinman: Ultra-Orthodox spiritual leader dies in Israel
  49. ^ 王群病逝 曾任武汉市委第一书记 (in Chinese)
  50. ^ Former NHL defenceman Zarley Zalapski dead at 49
  51. ^ Keith Chegwin: 'True telly legend' dies aged 60
  52. ^ Disparition de l'écrivain Jean-François Coatmeur (in French)
  53. ^ Paul Fader, former Englewood mayor and adviser to governors, dies at 58
  54. ^ Muere Aline Griffith, condesa de Romanones, periodista y espía (in Spanish)
  55. ^ Charles Jenkins, U.S. defector to North Korea and husband of former Japanese abductee Hitomi Soga, dies at 77
  56. ^ Former Portland mayor Vera Katz remembered as visionary leader
  57. ^ Designer Otto Kern im Alter von 67 Jahren gestorben (in German)
  58. ^ Suzanna Leigh, Elvis Presley's Co-Star in 'Paradise, Hawaiian Style,' Dies at 72
  59. ^ Le peintre Walter Mafli s'est éteint à 102 ans (in French)
  60. ^ Fallece Jorge Schiaffino Isunza (in Spanish)
  61. ^ Last WWII veteran in Georgia Legislature, John Yates, dies
  62. ^ Angry Grandpa, Cranky YouTube Sensation, Dies at 67
  63. ^ Ahmed Barkati: A Renowned author of literature is no more
  64. ^ Professor Beer, DLitt. FBA
  65. ^ Simeon Booker, intrepid chronicler of civil rights struggle for Jet and Ebony, dies at 99
  66. ^ Macon Brock Jr., Co-Founder of Dollar Tree, Dies at 75
  67. ^ Bruce Brown, Creator of ‘The Endless Summer’ and Father of the Surf Film, Has Died
  68. ^ Manno Charlemagne passed away
  69. ^ Max Clifford, jailed former publicist, dies aged 74
  70. ^ Champion Hurdle winner Collier Bay dies aged 28
  71. ^ Décès du militant pacifiste René Cruse (in French)
  72. ^ Civil rights leader, former Hopewell mayor dies
  73. ^ Ouest-France est en deuil. Disparition de François Régis Hutin, journaliste et patron de presse (in French)
  74. ^ Obituary – Professor Arnold Maran
  75. ^ Toni & Guy co-founder Giuseppe Toni Mascolo dies aged 75
  76. ^ Не стало Виктора Потапова (in Russian)
  77. ^ Roy Reed, Times Reporter Who Covered the Civil Rights Era, Dies at 87
  78. ^ Morto monsignor Antonio Riboldi, prete dei terremotati e vescovo anticlan (in Italian)
  79. ^ Joël Sarlot, figure du Sud-Vendée et ex député, est mort (in French)
  80. ^ Father of DNA fingerprints Prof Lalji Singh passes away
  81. ^ Почина легендарният футболист на Левски Иван Стоянов-Типеца (in Bulgarian)
  82. ^ Actor Jernej Šugman dies
  83. ^ Morre aos 98 anos a atriz Eva Todor (in Portuguese)
  84. ^ Умер известный украинский дирижер Лев Венедикто (in Russian)
  85. ^ Filmmaker Drahomíra Vihanová dies at 87
  86. ^ Federal Senior Judge James Brady dies Saturday night
  87. ^ Умер Леонид Броневой (in Russian)
  88. ^ Sad news | ‘Underground Guru’ Violin Teacher Joey Corpus Has Died
  89. ^ Frances Esemplare
  90. ^ 邵氏女星井莉去世,享年72岁 (in Chinese)
  91. ^ Former ESPN chairman Stu Evey has died
  92. ^ E' morto Lando Fiorini, ultima grande voce della canzone romana (in Italian)
  93. ^ Damian Le Bas ist tot (in German)
  94. ^ Marshall Loeb, Editor Who Shaped Money and Fortune Magazines, Dies at 88
  95. ^ Luiz Carlos Maciel morre no Rio (in Portuguese)
  96. ^ Maradona pays tribute to Massing
  97. ^ Grant Munro, 'Canadian animation legend,' dead at 94
  98. ^ Giappone, è morto Heitaro Nakajima: il padre del compact disc (in Italian)
  99. ^ Legendary York cross country coach Joe Newton dies at 88
  100. ^ Leon Rhodes, guitarist with Texas Troubadours, dies at 85
  101. ^ Kevin Robinson, X Games BMX gold medalist, dies at age 45
  102. ^ Veteran journalist Sukharanjan Sengupta passes away
  103. ^ Mirė signataras Lionginas Šepetys (in Lithuanian)
  104. ^ Economist Charles Skeete passes away
  105. ^ Tony Bill Sumpter
  106. ^ Meghalt Albert Gábor (in Hungarian)
  107. ^ Choir director Kuno Areng dies at 88
  108. ^ Ronald Boehm
  109. ^ James P. Cullen
  110. ^ В Молдове умер руководитель ансамбля «Жок» Владимир Курбет (in Russian)
  111. ^ Gyász: elhunyt idősebb Dárdai Pál (in Hungarian)
  112. ^ Mort du grand rabbin Eisenberg, présentateur de l’émission dominicale sur le judaïsme (in French)
  113. ^ Elhunyt Kisgyörgy Lajosné, Baba néni (in Hungarian)
  114. ^ En el Día de la Virgen María, murió el obispo de Mendoza Carlos María Franzini (in Spanish)
  115. ^ Howard Gottfried, ‘Network’ Producer, Dies at 94
  116. ^ Jack Hayward: Political scientist whose scholarship on France won him the country’s highest civilian honour
  117. ^ Jazz Drummer Sunny Murray Dead at 81
  118. ^ Vincent Nguini, Guitarist With Paul Simon, Dies at 65
  119. ^ Ex-Toshiba president Nishida, named in damages suit, dies at 73
  120. ^ Former Supreme Court justice Flerida Ruth Romero dies
  121. ^ Retired Blue Hens coach Tubby Raymond dies at 92
  122. ^ CPP lawmaker Im Sothy passes away
  123. ^ Décès du couturier brésilien Ocimar Versolato, à 56 ans (in French)
  124. ^ In memoriam: architect MacDonald Becket, 89
  125. ^ Thorleifs gitarrist har avlidit efter sjukdom (in Swedish)
  126. ^ Fallece el cineasta Juan Luis Buñuel (in Spanish)
  127. ^ Frederick Doocy Obituary
  128. ^ Harris
  129. ^ Mirusi operdziedātāja Žermēna Heine-Vāgnere (in Latvian)
  130. ^ Second World War hero August Herchenratter dead at 98
  131. ^ European Senior Tour legend Tommy Horton dies aged 76
  132. ^ 無綫資深演員江漢病逝 晚年曾患管脈炎 享年78歲 (in Chinese)
  133. ^ Умер известный украинский автор (in Russian)
  134. ^ Former Mysore captain Subbarao Krishnamurthy passes away
  135. ^ Gewezen minister van Financiën Maystadt overleden (in Dutch)
  136. ^ Primul președinte al Parlamentului R. Moldova, Alexandru Moșanu, s-a stins din viață (in Romanian)
  137. ^ Ex-Quezon City vice mayor Charito Planas dies
  138. ^ Actor Steve Reevis dies
  139. ^ Seiska: Negativen kitaristi Jukka ”Sir Christus” Mikkonen on kuollut 39-vuotiaana (in Finnish)
  140. ^ Former Nugget Roland 'Fatty' Taylor Passes Away at 71
  141. ^ Peter Walwyn: Former champion trainer dies at 84
  142. ^ Lucyna Andrysiak nie żyje (in Polish)
  143. ^ Conrad Brooks, Baltimore-born actor in B movies including 'Plan 9 from Outer Space'actor
  144. ^ Max Burkhart dies following a crash at Lake Louise
  145. ^ Obituary: Cella Loved Getting Fans to Oaklawn Park
  146. ^ Fallece el extécnico del Espanyol Juanjo Díaz (in Spanish)
  147. ^ Gunmen assassinate South Sudan MP in Uganda
  148. ^ The national treasure level academician of the liberation army had gone away, and the "cipher" of Tsien Hsueshen had been unraveled
  149. ^ Acclaimed author William H. Gass of University City dies at 93
  150. ^ Johnny Hallyday: France's 'Elvis Presley' dies at 74
  151. ^ Obituary: Kathleen Karr
  152. ^ Former FISU and FIBA President dies at age of 93
  153. ^ The Most Rev. Dominic Luong, first Vietnamese-born Roman Catholic U.S. bishop, dies at 77
  154. ^ Judith Miller, dernière fille de Jacques Lacan, est morte (in French)
  155. ^ Obituary: Tracy Stallard forever linked to Maris' 61st HR
  156. ^ Modesto's Cy Young, the only American javelin thrower to win Olympic gold, dies at 89
  157. ^ Noted musician Adithyan passes away
  158. ^ Porn star August Ames found dead in suicide after online criticism
  159. ^ وفاة رجل الأعمال الدكتور ثروت باسيلي (in Arabic)
  160. ^ L'ex-député de Tilleur, Michel Dighneef, est décédé hier à 81 ans (in French)
  161. ^ Original Company Cast Member Steve Elmore Dies at 84
  162. ^ Ex-vice-governador de SC Victor Fontana morre aos 101 anos (in Portuguese)
  163. ^ Bishop Elenito Reyes Galido
  164. ^ Maurice Green, pioneering virus researcher at SLU, dies at 91
  165. ^ Racing: Controversial Kiwi horseman Hayden Haitana dies
  166. ^ Former UNLV football coach Ron Meyer dies at 76
  167. ^ Romania's ex-king Michael, who ruled during WWII, dies at 96
  168. ^ Cristina Nicolau är död – 40 år gammal (in Swedish)
  169. ^ Jean d’Ormesson est décédé à l’âge de 92 ans (in French)
  170. ^ José Padrón, the man behind some of the world’s best Cuban cigars, dies at 91
  171. ^ Meic Povey: Actor and playwright from Nant Gwynant dies
  172. ^ Conair founder Leandro Rizzuto, of Palm Beach, dies
  173. ^ Jacky Simon, figure légendaire du football manchois, est décédé (in French)
  174. ^ Ted Simons, Composer, Arranger, 84
  175. ^ Ex-moderator of CSI no more
  176. ^ Pamela Tudor-Craig
  177. ^ Armenak Alajajian
  178. ^ Carnet noir: champion olympique de bob à 4 en 1956 à Cortina d'Ampezzo, le Vaudois Robert Alt est décédé (in French)
  179. ^ Ron Attwell 2017
  180. ^ Prof. Alastair John Bellingham CBE
  181. ^ George Feher passed away at 93
  182. ^ NH’s Mary Louise Hancock: Democratic legend dies at 98
  183. ^ Alexander Harvey II, retired federal judge, dies at 94
  184. ^ Former Lanarkshire MP Jimmy Hood dies aged 69
  185. ^ Henning Jensen er død efter kort tids kræftsygdom (in Danish)
  186. ^ Indian veteran actor Shashi Kapoor dies at 79
  187. ^ Christine Keeler, former model at heart of Profumo affair, dies at 75
  188. ^ El expresidente del Congreso Manuel Marín muere a los 68 años (in Spanish)
  189. ^ Singer Purabi Mukhopadhyay passes away
  190. ^ Håndboldlegenden Thor Munkager er død (in Danish)
  191. ^ Annette Page
  192. ^ Video – Siegferd Slagveer en Gregory Rigters overleden na verkeersongeval (in Afrikaans)
  193. ^ Saleh: Yemen's former leader 'killed'
  194. ^ Mor el músic Carles Santos (in Catalan)
  195. ^ Statistician, longtime faculty member James Thompson dies
  196. ^ Father Todd of St Patrick’s High School passes away in Karachi
  197. ^ Educator Rudy Wilson, first black member of Edwardsville school board, dies at 82
  198. ^ Obituary: Edward P. Zemprelli / Former state senator was a mainstay for his Mon Valley constituents
  199. ^ Former Rockford Congressman, presidential candidate, Anderson dead at 95
  200. ^ ‘Leo Letter’ overleden (in Dutch)
  201. ^ Graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff passes away at 85
  202. ^ Darbeshi singer dies
  203. ^ Elmar Faber ist gestorben (in German)
  204. ^ Rest in power—Dr. Jack Felder, activist and scientist, passes at 78
  205. ^ Death announced of former chief justice Thomas Finlay
  206. ^ South Carolina's first black Chief Justice Ernest Finney dead at 86
  207. ^ Canada's first black broadcaster dead at 85
  208. ^ L'ex-détenu Patrick Henry est mort (in French)
  209. ^ Samferdselskjempen Kjell Opseth er død (in Norwegian)
  210. ^ Zmarł lubelski dziennikarz Kazimierz Pawełek (in Polish)
  211. ^ Vocalista e guitarrista de metal, Cherry Taketani morre em São Paulo (in Portuguese)
  212. ^ Former Torquay United and Teignmouth star Ian Twitchin dies aged 65
  213. ^ Morre Carmen Mayrink Veiga, aos 88 anos (in Portuguese)
  214. ^ Murió el ex agente de la DINA Basclay Zapata (in Spanish)
  215. ^ Légende des rugbys à XV et à XIII, Jean Barthe est décédé (in French)
  216. ^ Obituary: William Blankenship Dies At 89
  217. ^ Nieuws: Jaap Harten (1930 – 2017) overleden (in Dutch)
  218. ^ Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill founder, CEO commits suicide in Bronx factory
  219. ^ 「ザ・フォーク・クルセダーズ」はしだのりひこさん死去 (in Japanese)
  220. ^ Iranian 'Devoted Countryman' dies at 86
  221. ^ Nie żyje prof. Jerzy Kłoczowski. Znany historyk miał 93 lata (in Polish)
  222. ^ ‘The Boogeyman’ Director Ulli Lommel Has Passed Away
  223. ^ R.I.P. Mundell Lowe
  224. ^ Marianne Means, political columnist and trailblazing White House correspondent, dies at 83
  225. ^ Asesinan al levantador de pesas olímpico Edwin Mosquera (in Spanish)
  226. ^ Former Scarborough councillor Maureen Prinsloo was a champion of community-based policing
  227. ^ Zemřela předsedkyně Českého statistického úřadu Iva Ritschelová, bylo jí 53 let (in Czech)
  228. ^ Obituary: Egyptian novelist Mekkawi Said leaves his seat in Al-Bustan Café
  229. ^ Ältester Burgschauspieler Hannes Schiel tot (in German)
  230. ^ Ewald Schurer ist tot (in German)
  231. ^ Multi-talented Nava Semel succumbs to cancer at age 63
  232. ^ Obituary: Alan Sinfield
  233. ^ Elhunyt Nikola Špear (in Hungarian)
  234. ^ طاهر احمدزاده فعال ملی-مذهبی درگذشت (in Persian)
  235. ^ Former Chief Justice of India Adarsh Sein Anand passes away at 81
  236. ^ Morto Enrico Castellani. L’arte contemporanea rimpiange un grande artista e maestro (in Italian)
  237. ^ Gilbert Chabroux, ancien maire de Villeurbanne et sénateur, s'est éteint (in French)
  238. ^ In Memoriam: Arif Dirlik (1940-2017)
  239. ^ Ernie Fazio
  240. ^ The Photographer Behind the Oxford Project Has Died
  241. ^ Batuk Gathani dead
  242. ^ Mangeårig stortingsrepresentant Åshild Hauan er død (in Norwegian)
  243. ^ Ken Inglis: scholar focused on war memorials, ABC, Dunera Boys
  244. ^ Lahkus Hans Kaldoja (in Estonian)
  245. ^ Trauer um Philipp Graf von Lerchenfeld (in German)
  246. ^ Los genios nunca mueren (in Spanish)
  247. ^ Thomas Cup winner Omar passes away
  248. ^ La Courneuve : l’ancien maire James Marson est mort (in French)
  249. ^ Famed Trenton photographer Jon Naar who shot Andy Warhol dies
  250. ^ Former MLA passes away
  251. ^ Ruben Rozendaal is overleden (in Dutch)
  252. ^ Trauer um Fredy Schmidtke (in German)
  253. ^ Décès d'Abba Siddick, figure de la vie politique tchadienne (in French)
  254. ^ Cleo, a popular radio presenter in Akwa Ibom, is dead
  255. ^ GHTC trauert um Olympiasieger Uli Vos (in German)
  256. ^ Perry Wallace: Vanderbilt, SEC basketball trailblazer dead
  257. ^ Les Whitten, investigative reporter arrested by FBI and spied on by CIA, dies at 89

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