Sunday, December 21, 2014

Deaths - September 2014

David Anderle, 77, American record producer (The Doors), cancer.
Bernard Baran, 49, American teacher's aide, wrongfully convicted of indecent assault.

Helena Rakoczy, 92, Polish gymnast, Olympic bronze medalist (1956) and world champion (1950).
Steven Sotloff, 31, American journalist (Time), beheading.(death announced on this date)

Roy Heather, 79, English television actor (Only Fools and Horses).
Andy Stapp, 70, American political activist, founded the American Servicemen's Union.\

Clare Cathcart, 48, British actress (Call the Midwife, Doctors), asthma attack.
Orunamamu, 93, American storyteller.
Joan Rivers, 81, American comedienne, actress (Spaceballs) and television host (Fashion Police), cardiac arrest.

Simone Battle, 25, American singer (G.R.L.), suicide by hanging.
Noel Hinners, 78, American scientist and administrator, NASA Chief Scientist (1987–1989), brain tumor.
Bruce Morton, 83, American news correspondent (CBS, CNN), cancer.

Stefan Gierasch, 88, American actor (Carrie, Dark Shadows, High Plains Drifter).
Molly Glynn, 46, American actress (Chicago Fire, In America), struck by falling tree.
Emma Richards, 87, American pastor, first female pastor of a Mennonite congregation.

Don Keefer, 98, American actor (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone).

Jane Baker, British television writer (Doctor Who, Space: 1999, Watt on Earth).
S. Truett Cathy, 93, American restaurateur and businessman, founder of Chick-fil-A.
Sean O'Haire, 43, American professional wrestler, suicide by strangulation.

Denny Miller, 80, American actor (Tarzan, the Ape Man, Wagon Train), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Robert Young, 49, Scottish guitarist (Primal Scream).

Richard Kiel, 74, American actor (The Spy Who Loved Me, Happy Gilmore, Tangled), heart attack
Yoshinori Sakai, 69, Japanese athlete, lit cauldron at the 1964 Summer Olympics, cerebral hemorrhage.

Bob Crewe, 82, American songwriter ("Big Girls Don't Cry", "Rag Doll") and record producer (The Four Seasons).
Kendall Francois, 43, American serial killer, apparent natural causes.
Elizabeth Whelan, 71, American consumer rights activist, founder of the American Council on Science and Health.

John Bardon, 75, English actor (EastEnders).
Theodore J. Flicker, 84, American writer and director (Barney Miller, The President's Analyst).
John Gustafson, 72, English singer and bassist (Ian Gillan Band, Roxy Music, The Big Three).
Joe Sample, 75, American jazz musician (The Crusaders), and songwriter ("One Day I'll Fly Away", "Street Life").

Sir Donald Sinden, 90, English actor (The Cruel Sea, The Day of the Jackal, Two's Company), prostate cancer.

David Cawthorne Haines, 44, British humanitarian aid worker and ISIS hostage, beheading.[197] (death reported on this date)
Douglas E. Smith, 54, American video game designer (Lode Runner).

Tony Auth, 72, American Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, cancer.
Assheton Gorton, 84, English production designer (101 Dalmatians, Legend, The French Lieutenant's Woman).
Angus Lennie, 84, Scottish actor (The Great Escape, Crossroads, Doctor Who).

Jeremy Ball, 45, Australian politician and actor (The Matrix), Deputy Mayor of Launceston, Tasmania (since 2011), traffic collision.
Jackie Cain, 86, American jazz vocalist (Jackie and Roy), complications from a stroke.

Michael Hayes, 85, British television director (Doctor Who, Z-Cars, An Age of Kings) and newsreader.
Buster Jones, 71, American voice actor (Super Friends, The Transformers, The Real Ghostbusters
Mary Speer, 89, American southern gospel singer (Speer Family).

George Hamilton IV, 77, American country music singer (Abilene), complications from a heart attack.

Oleg Ivanovsky, 92, Russian spacecraft designer (Vostok, Prognoz).
Will Radcliff, 74, American businessman, creator of the Slush Puppie.

Peggy Drake, 91, Austrian-born American actress (King of the Mounties)
Audrey Long, 92, American film actress (Tall in the Saddle).

Polly Bergen, 84, American singer and actress (Cape Fear, Cry-Baby, Desperate Housewives), Emmy Award winner (1958).
Rob Bironas, 36, American football player (Tennessee Titans), traffic collision.
Eric the Actor, 39, American dwarf, member of The Wack Pack.
John J. Lloyd, 92, American art director and production designer (Animal House, The Blues Brothers, The Thing), heart failure.

Cara Silverman, 54, American film editor (Super, He's Just Not That Into You)

Fred Branfman, 72, American author and anti-war activist, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Deborah Cavendish, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, 94, British writer and socialite, last surviving Mitford sister.

Rezső Gallai, 110, Hungarian supercentenarian, oldest man in Europe.
Barbara Washburn, 99, American mountaineer, first woman to climb Mount McKinley.

Jim Boeke, 76, American football player (Dallas Cowboys) and actor (Coach, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country).
Sam Hall, 93, American television writer (Dark Shadows, One Life to Live).
Michael McCarty, 68, American actor (Casper, ER), heart failure.
Maggie Stables, 70, British actress (Doctor Who).
Zelda, 11+, American wild turkey, resident of New York City's Battery Park, traffic collision.(body found on this date)

Gaby Aghion, 93, French fashion designer (Chloé).
Sarah Danielle Madison, 40, American actress (7th Heaven, Jurassic Park III, Training Day), natural causes.
James Traficant, 73, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Ohio's 17th district (1985–2002).

Sophia Yin, 48, American veterinarian and animal behaviorist, suicide by hanging.

Ralph Cosham, 78, British-born American actor (Starman, The Pelican Brief, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion).
Jerrie Mock, 88, American pilot, first woman to fly solo around the world.
Martin Lewis Perl, 87, American physicist, discovered the tau particle, Nobel Prize laureate in Physics (1995), heart attack.

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