Deaths in June - 2014

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Deaths in June - 2014

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1varielle
Jun 1, 2014, 4:19pm

Prolific author Jay Lake died June 1 at the age of 49. His most popular books include Mainspring and Escapement.

2varielle
Jun 2, 2014, 11:33am

Actress Ann B. Davis died June 1 at the age of 88 after a fall in her home. She wrote Alice's Brady Bunch Cookbook.

3varielle
Jun 5, 2014, 9:16am

Civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama died June 1 at the age of 93. She ws the author of Fishmerchant's Daughter.

4varielle
Jun 9, 2014, 8:24am

Memoirist Susan Spencer-Wendel died June 4 at the age of 47. Until I Say Good-bye: My Year of Living with Joy was her story of her last year of life, written primarily on a smart phone with one thumb.

5varielle
Editado: Jun 10, 2014, 10:40am

Feminist leader Karen DeCrow died June 6 at the age of 76. She wrote Sexist Justice and The Young Womans Guide to Liberation.

6varielle
Editado: Jun 10, 2014, 10:44am

Psychiatrist Lorna Wing died June 6 at the age of 85. She was the author of Early Childhood Autism and Autistic Child: A Guide For Parents.

7varielle
Jun 11, 2014, 3:16pm

Eric Hill, illustrator and author of the children's series about Spot the Dog, died June 6 at the age of 86. Some of the more popular in the series are Where's Spot and Spot Goes to School.

8varielle
Editado: Jun 12, 2014, 5:14pm

Actress Ruby Dee died June 11 at the age of 89. She was the author of Two Ways to Count to Ten and My One Good Nerve.

eta - Various news reports also have her age as 91 and 94.

9MerryMary
Jun 14, 2014, 3:06pm

God bless her. One of my favorites...

10varielle
Jun 16, 2014, 12:30pm

Photographer of post-war London, Roger Mayne died June 7 at the age of 85. His work can bee seen in Roger Mayne Photographs and Street Photographs of Roger Mayne.

11SimonW11
Jun 17, 2014, 3:12pm

Author Daniel Keyes, 86, born August 9, 1927. died June 15, 2014.

Keyes is best known for his novella Flowers for Algernon , expanded into a best selling book of the same name, and filmed as Charly (1968).

12varielle
Jun 20, 2014, 12:31pm

Writer and editor Thomas Bruce Morgan died June 17 at the age of 87. He was the author of Among the Anti-Americans.

13varielle
Jun 20, 2014, 2:17pm

Josephine Pullein-Thompson, author of the Pony Club series of books for girls, died on June 19 at the age of 90. Some of the more popular of the long series are Pony Club Camp, Six Ponies and One Day Event.

14varielle
Jun 23, 2014, 11:37am

Medical editor, Dr. Arnold Relman died June 17 on his 91st birthday. He was author of A Second Opinion.

15varielle
Editado: Jun 23, 2014, 11:51am

Historian of the Middle East, Fouad Ajami died June 22 at the age of 68. His books include The Dream Palace of the Arabs, The Arab Predicament and The Vanished Imam.

16varielle
Jun 24, 2014, 8:31am

British publisher Felix Dennis died June 22 at the age of 67. His books include How to Get Rich and The Narrow Road.

German writer Frank Schirrmacher died June 12 at the age of 54. His books include The Methuselah Conspiracy, Payback and Ego. Unfortunately, I can't get any of the right touchstones this morning for him.

17varielle
Editado: Jun 25, 2014, 9:43am

I wish I could insert the Ennio Morricone sound bite here.

Actor Eli Wallach died June 24 at the age of 98. :'(
His memoir was called The Good, the Bad and Me: in My Anecdotage.

18MerryMary
Jun 25, 2014, 11:31pm

No. I am so sorry. An awesome actor.

19varielle
Jun 27, 2014, 2:53pm

Former Senator and Nixon nemesis Howard H. Baker Jr. died June 26 at the age of 88. He wrote Howard Baker's Washington and No Margin for Error.

Composer and author Mary Rodgers died June 26 at the age of 83. She was the author of Freaky Friday and A Billion for Boris.

20varielle
Jun 30, 2014, 8:13am

Poet Allen Grossman died June 27 at the age of 82. His books include The Sighted Singer and The Ether Dome and other Poems.

21varielle
Jul 1, 2014, 9:08am

Spanish novelist Ana Maria Matute, known for writing about the Spanish Civil War experience, died June 25 at the age of 88. A few of her books include Olvidado Rey Gudu, Primera Memoria and Historia de la Artamila.

Young adult novelist who wrote about lesbian themes, Nancy Garden died June 23 at the age of 76. Her books include Annie on my Mind and Dove and Sword: A Novel of Joan of Arc.

22varielle
Editado: Jul 1, 2014, 12:31pm

Science fiction, fantasy & pulp fiction author and editor Frank M. Robinson died June 30 at the age of 87. A few of his books include The Dark Beyond the Stars, Waiting and Science Fiction of the 20th Century: An Illustrated History.

23varielle
Jul 2, 2014, 9:37am

Sociologist Lillian B. Rubin died June 17 at the age of 90. A few of her books include Intimate Strangers, Worlds of Pain and Just Friends.

24varielle
Jul 2, 2014, 10:56am

Christian Fuhrer, the East German pastor who helped bring about the fall of the Berlin Wall, died June 30 at the age of 71. He was the author of Und wir sind dabei gewesen.

25SimonW11
Editado: Jul 5, 2014, 2:18am

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26varielle
Jul 7, 2014, 10:44am

Baseball author Jim Brosnan died June 28 at the age of 84. His more popular works include The Long Season and Pennant Race.

27varielle
Jul 7, 2014, 10:51am

Bird watching enthusiast Phil Hollom aka P. A. D. Hollom died June 20 at the age of 102. He wrote The Popular Handbook of Rarer British Birds and co-wrote Colllins FIeld Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe.

28varielle
Jul 7, 2014, 10:58am

Psychic to the stars, Hollywood's Kenny Kingston died June 30 at the age of 87. His memoir is I Still Talk to....

29varielle
Jul 10, 2014, 3:14pm

Naturalist Philip Wayre died June 29 at the age of 93. His books include The River People, A Guide to the Pheasants of the World and All about Otters.

30varielle
Jul 14, 2014, 10:51am

Biographer P. N. Furbank died June 27 at the age of 94. His works include E. M. Forster: A Life and Diderot: A Critical Biography.

31varielle
Editado: Jul 31, 2014, 2:34pm

Journalist and biographer Roland Hill, escaped to England as a child from Nazi Germany with only a 5 pound note in his pocket. He died June 21 at the age of 93. He wrote the biography Lord Acton and his autobiography A Time out of Joint: A Journey from Nazi Germany to Post-War Britain.

32varielle
Editado: Ago 28, 2014, 10:49am

Literary journalist and biographer Anthony Curtis died June 29 at the age of 88. Some of his biographies include Somerset Maugham, Virginia Woolf and The Pattern of Maugham.

33varielle
Fev 26, 2015, 3:21pm

Highly decorated soldier and U.S. Army whistle blower Anthony B. Herbert died June 7 at the age of 84. He was the author of Soldier.

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