Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Deaths - May 2013

Chris Kelly, 34, American rap artist (Kris Kross), drug overdose.
Martin Kevan, 66, Kenyan-born Canadian film and voice actor (Far Cry 3) and author, cancer.

Jeff Hanneman,49, Grammy-winning guitarist, a founding member of the heavy metal band Slayer, liver failure.

Keith Carter, 88, American Olympic silver medalist swimmer (1948).
David Morris Kern, 103, American pharmacist, developed Orajel to fight toothaches.

Al Fritz, 88, American bicycle developer and inventor (Schwinn Sting-Ray), complications from a stroke.
Ray Harryhausen, 92, American stop-motion animator (Jason and the Argonauts, Clash of the Titans
Aubrey Woods, 85, British actor (Doctor Who, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory).

Jeanne Cooper, 84, American actress (The Young and the Restless).
Bryan Forbes, 86, British actor (The League of Gentlemen), film director (The Stepford Wives) and screenwriter (Chaplin).

Ron Weaver, 75, American Emmy Award-winning television producer (The Bold and the Beautiful, Sesame Street).

Laurence Haddon, 90, American actor (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Dallas, Knot's Landing), Lewy body disease.

Ollie Mitchell, 86, American big band musician (The Wrecking Crew), cancer.

Kenneth, 86, American hairdresser (Jacqueline Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe), only hairdresser to win Coty Award (1961).

Joyce Brothers, 85, American psychologist, newspaper columnist, and actress (Loaded Weapon 1, Spy Hard), respiratory failure.
Chuck Muncie, 60, American football player (New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers), heart attack

Linden Chiles, 80, American actor (Quincy, M.E., Barnaby Jones, Perry Mason), fall.

Carl Bennett, 97, American basketball executive, coach and GM of Detroit Pistons.
Paul Shane, 72, British actor and comedian (Hi-de-Hi!, You Rang, M'Lord?).
Dick Trickle, 71, American NASCAR driver, suicide by gunshot.
Bernard Waber, 88, American children's author (Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile), kidney failure.

Jack Hawkins, 96, American Marine Corps colonel (Bay of Pigs Invasion).
Monroe Hopper, 86, American gospel musician (The Hoppers), inducted into Gospel Music Hall of Fame (2012).
Alan O'Day, 72, American singer and songwriter ("Undercover Angel", "Angie Baby"), brain cancer.

Harold Shapero, 93, American composer and pianist (Symphony for Classical Orchestra), complications of pneumonia.

Ken Venturi, 82, American golfer and golf analyst, winner of U.S. Open (1964), inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame (2013), multiple infections.

Steve Forrest, 87, American actor (Dallas, North Dallas Forty, S.W.A.T).
Arthur Malet, 85, English actor (Mary Poppins, Halloween, In the Heat of the Night, Anastasia).
David McMillan, 31, American football player (Cleveland Browns), shot.
Claramae Turner, 92, American opera singer (Carousel, The Medium)

Ray Manzarek, 74, American rock musician (The Doors), bile duct cancer.

Zach Sobiech, 18, American pop singer, viral video performer, osteosarcoma.

Leonard Marsh, 80, American beverage executive, co-founder of Snapple.
Vernon McGarity, 91, American soldier, awarded Medal of Honor for actions at the Battle of the Bulge.
David Voelker, 60, American entrepreneur and philanthropist, pulmonary disease and failed lung transplant.

Teruto Tsubota, 90, American marine (Battle of Okinawa).

John Antonio, 83, American advertising executive, created Clemson University tiger paw logo, cancer.
In Excess, 26, Irish-born American Thoroughbred racehorse.

Dave Costa, 71, American football player (Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos). (death announced on this date)
Haynes Johnson, 81, American journalist (The Washington Post, Washington Evening Star), winner of Pulitzer Prize (1966), heart attack.
Ed Shaughnessy, 84, American drummer (The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson), heart attack.

Marshall Lytle, 79, American rock and roll musician (Bill Haley & His Comets), inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2012), lung cancer.

Graham Leggett, 92, British RAF squadron leader, youngest surviving pilot of the Battle of Britain.
Jack Vance, 96, American science fiction author.

Jean Bach, 94, American filmmaker (A Great Day in Harlem).

Viktor Kulikov, 91, Russian military officer, Marshal of the Soviet Union (1977), Warsaw Pact commander-in-chief (1977–1989).

Andrew Greeley, 85, American Roman Catholic priest, author (The Cardinal Sins) and columnist (Chicago Sun Times), complications from skull fracture.
Mulgrew Miller, 57, American jazz pianist, stroke.

Dean Brooks, 96, American physician and actor (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest).
Helen Hanft, 79, American actress (Manhattan), intestinal complications.
Reveille VII, 12, American collie, mascot for Texas A&M University, euthanized.

Miguel Méndez, 82, American author.
Tim Samaras, 55, American tornado chaser (Storm Chasers, TWISTEX), tornado injuries.
Jean Stapleton, 90, American actress (All in the Family, You've Got Mail).

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