Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Deaths - October 2014

Lynsey de Paul, 64, English singer-songwriter ("Won't Somebody Dance with Me"), brain haemorrhage
José Martínez, 72, Cuban baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates), coach (Kansas City Royals, Chicago Cubs) and executive (Atlanta Braves).

Michael Goldberg, 55, American screenwriter (Cool Runnings, Snow Dogs), brain and sinus cancer.
Carlos Lopez, 26, American stunt performer (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), fall.

Nati Cano, 81, Mexican-born American mariachi musician (Mariachi los Camperos), recipient of the National Heritage Fellowship (1990).
Benedict Groeschel, 81, American Roman Catholic priest, author and television host, a founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.
Alan Henning, 47, British humanitarian aid worker and ISIS hostage, beheading. (death reported on this date)

Paul Revere, 76, American musician (Paul Revere & the Raiders), cancer.

Geoffrey Holder, 84, Trinidadian actor (Live and Let Die), choreographer (The Cosby Show), and Tony-winning director (The Wiz), pneumonia.
Ike Jones, 84, American producer (A Man Called Adam) and actor (The Joe Louis Story, About Mrs. Leslie).
Misty Upham, 32, American actress (Frozen River, August: Osage County, Django Unchained).
David Watson, 74, British-American actor (Beneath the Planet of the Apes).

Cigar, 24, American thoroughbred racehorse, complications of neck surgery for osteoarthritis.
Zilpha Keatley Snyder, 87, American writer (The Egypt Game), stroke.

Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, Liberian courier, first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, Ebola virus disease.
Vi Robbins, 112, Australian supercentenarian, nation's oldest person.

Jan Hooks, 57, American comedienne and actress (Saturday Night Live, Designing Women, Batman Returns), cancer.
Carolyn Kizer, 89, American poet, Pulitzer Prize winner, complications of dementia.
Kim Koscki, 50, American stunt performer (The Mighty Ducks, Contact, Apollo 13), cardiac arrest.
Victor Winding, 85, British actor (Doctor Who, Emmerdale).

Valeri Karpov, 43, Russian ice hockey player, world champion (1993), head injury.
Lari Ketner, 37, American basketball player (Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers), colon cancer.
Matt Koehl, 79, American neo-Nazi.(body discovered on this date)

Jason Jurman, 34, American actor (Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Blue Bloods, Cougar Club).
Gary McLarty, 73, American stunt performer (The Terminator, Jurassic Park, Beverly Hills Cop), traffic collision.
Bob Orrison, 86, American stunt performer (Stargate, Road House, Speed), traffic collision.

Hussein Mjalli, 77, Jordanian lawyer and politician, involved in legal defence of Saddam Hussein, Justice Minister (2011), heart attack.

Elizabeth Norment, 61, American actress (House of Cards, Party of Five, Doogie Howser, M.D.), cancer.

Bertha George Harris, 101, American tribal elder and potter, was oldest member of the Catawba people.
Elizabeth Peña, 55, American actress (The Incredibles, Rush Hour, Jacob's Ladder), cirrhosis.

Sumi Haru, 75, American actress (MASH), Interim President of the Screen Actors Guild (1995).
Tim Hauser, 72, American musician (The Manhattan Transfer), cardiac arrest.

Joanne Borgella, 32, American singer (American Idol) and model (Mo'Nique's Fat Chance), endometrial cancer.
Paul Craft, 76, American musician and songwriter ("Brother Jukebox").

Edward Donno, 79, American stunt performer (Daredevil, The Untouchables, Star Trek).
John Holt, 67, Jamaican singer (The Paragons) and songwriter ("The Tide Is High").
James Levesque, 55, American bassist (Agent Orange).
Gerard Parkes, 90, Irish-born Canadian actor (Fraggle Rock, The Boondock Saints).
Raphael Ravenscroft, 60, British saxophonist ("Baker Street") and author, suspected heart attack.

Bob Spear, 94, American naturalist, founder of Birds of Vermont Museum.

Ox Baker, 80, American professional wrestler and actor (Escape from New York), heart attack.
Raymond Beadle, 70, American Hall of Fame drag racer, heart attack
L. M. Kit Carson, 73, American screenwriter and actor (Paris, Texas, Running on Empty).
Sir John Hoskyns, 87, British businessman, policy advisor to Margaret Thatcher.

Ben Bradlee, 93, American journalist, Executive Editor of The Washington Post (1968–1991), Alzheimer's disease.
Johnny Lee Clary, 55, American professional wrestler, preacher and reformed Ku Klux Klan leader.

John-Roger Hinkins, 80, American author and public speaker, founder of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness.

Terry Keenan, 53, American financial news anchor and journalist (CNN, FNC, New York Post), cerebral hemorrhage.
Clyde T. Lusk, 81, American coast guard officer, Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard (1988–1990).
Frank Mankiewicz, 90, American journalist and political adviser, press secretary to Robert F. Kennedy.

Ted Beniades, 91, American actor (Scarface, Serpico, The Jackie Gleason Show).
Marcia Strassman, 66, American actress (Welcome Back, Kotter, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids) and singer, breast cancer.

Jack Bruce, 71, Scottish bassist (Cream, Manfred Mann) and composer, liver disease.

Mo Collins, 38, American football player (Oakland Raiders), kidney failure.
Gavin Smith, 59, American film studio executive, missing since 2012.(body discovered on this date)
Oscar Taveras, 22, Dominican baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), traffic collision.

Galway Kinnell, 87, American poet, Pulitzer Prize winner, leukemia.

Don Bracken, 52, American football player (Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Rams).
Roderick M. Hills, 83, American lawyer and business executive, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (1975–1977), surgical complications.
H. Gary Morse, 77, American real estate developer (The Villages, Florida).

Renée Asherson, 99, English actress (Caesar and Cleopatra, Henry V, The Others).

Michael Alsbury, 39, American test pilot and engineer (Scaled Composites), spaceplane crash.

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