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Deaths in March - 2016

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1varielle
Mar 2, 2016, 1:51pm

Television scriptwriter and former actor Tony Warren died March 2 at the age of 79. His books include Behind Closed Doors and Foot of the Rainbow.

2abbottthomas
Mar 2, 2016, 2:27pm

>1 varielle: ...but best known in the UK as the original creator of the soap-opera, Coronation Street.

3varielle
Mar 3, 2016, 3:54pm

Cricket player Martin Crowe died March 3 at the age of 53. He wrote Out on a Limb: My Own Story and Martin Crowe's Winning Cricket.

4varielle
Mar 5, 2016, 6:58am

The great Pat Conroy died March 4 at the age of 70. His books include The Prince of Tides, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline and many more. I met him once, a terrific guy and great inspiration. :'(

5varielle
Mar 6, 2016, 11:59am

Former First Lady and actress Nancy Reagan died March 6 at the age of 94. Her books include My Turn: Memoirs of Nancy Reagan and I Love You, Ronnie.

6varielle
Editado: Mar 7, 2016, 9:50am

Viacom executive Ralph Baruch died March 3 at the age of 92. He wrote Television Tightrope How I Escaped Hitler, Survived CBS, and Fathered Viacom.

Tennis commentator Bud Collins died March 4 at the age of 86. His books iinclude My Life with the Pros and Total Tennis, Revised: The Total Tennis Encyclopedia.

Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt died March 5 at the age of 86. His books include Musical Dialogue and Baroque Music Today.

7varielle
Mar 9, 2016, 10:16am

Diplomat Harold H. Saunders died March 6 at the age of 85. His books include A Public Peace Process and Politics is about Relationship

8varielle
Editado: Mar 14, 2016, 10:11am

Film designer Ken Adam died march 10 at the age of 95. He wrote Ken Adam Designs the Movies.

Musician Keith Emerson of the group Emerson, Lake and Palmer died March 11 at the age of 71. He wrote Pictures of an Exhibitionist.

9varielle
Editado: Mar 14, 2016, 11:00am

Ecologist David M. Gates died march 4 at the age of 94. He wrote Energy and Ecology.

Reporter Ben H. Bagdikian died March 11 at the age of 96. His many books include The Media Monopoly, The New Media Monopoly and The Effete Conspiracy.

Critic and editor Lawrence van Gelder died March 11 at the age of 83. He wrote The Untold Story: Why the Kennedys Lost the Book Battle.

10varielle
Editado: Mar 15, 2016, 12:25pm

Prolific novelist Anita Brookner died March 10 at the age of 87. Her best known books include Hotel du Lac, Look at Me and Family and Friends. :'(

11varielle
Mar 16, 2016, 10:30am

Historian Lord Asa Briggs died March 15 at the age of 94. His many books include A Social History of England, Victorian People and The Age of Improvement.

12varielle
Mar 16, 2016, 11:25am

Psychiatrist Barbara Almond died march 6 at the age of 77. She wrote The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood and The Therapeutic Narrative.

13varielle
Editado: Mar 17, 2016, 2:13pm

Magician Paul Daniels died March 17 at the age of 77. He wrote You Don't Have to be a Kid to Pull a Rabbit out of a Hat: Magic for Adults.

Co-creator of the puppet television series The Thunderbirds, Sylvia Anderson died March 16 at the age of 88. She wrote My Fab Years! Sylvia Anderson.

Television presenter Cliff Michelmore died March 17 at the age of 96. He wrote The Businessman's Book of golf.

Primate paleontologist Elwyn L. Simons died March 6 at the age of 85. He wrote Primate Evolution; An introduction to Man's Place in Nature.

14varielle
Editado: Mar 18, 2016, 10:21am

Philosopher Hilary Putnam died March 13 at the age of 89. His many books include Reason, Truth and History, The Collapse of the Fact and Representation and Reality.

Television director James Sheldon died March 12 at the age of 95. He wrote Before I Forget - Directing Television: 1948-1988.

15patchygirl
Editado: Mar 21, 2016, 6:14am

Barry Hines died at 76 on 20th March. He was the author of A Kestrel for a Knave.

16varielle
Editado: Mar 21, 2016, 10:11am

German politician Guido Westerwelle died March 18 at the age of 54. He wrote Zwischen zwei Leben.

Literary critic and scholar Geoffrey H. Hartman died March 14 at the age of 86. His many books include Saving the Text and Wordsworth's Poetry, 1787-1814.

17Lyndatrue
Mar 22, 2016, 1:40am

18varielle
Editado: Mar 22, 2016, 11:33am

Geographer Doreen Massey died March 11 at the age of 72. Her books include For Space and Space, Place and Gender.

Former head of Intel, businessman Andrew S. Grove died March 21 at the age of 79. His books include Only the Paranoid Survive and High Output Management.

Exhibition designer for the U. S. Information Agency, Jack Masey died March 13 at the age of 91. He wrote Cold War Confrontations: US Exhibitions and Their Role in the Cultural Cold War.

Photographer Bob Adelman died March 19 at the age of 85. His books include Tijuana Bibles, Carver Country and Mine Eyes Have Seen.

Former Prime Minister of Denmark Anker Jorgensen died March 20 at the age of 93. He wrote Bolgegang : fra mine dagboger.

19varielle
Mar 23, 2016, 11:08am

Art historian John Christian died March 10 at the age of 73. His books include The Last Romantics and Symbolists and Decadents.

20varielle
Editado: Mar 24, 2016, 1:32pm

Actress Rita Gam died March 22 at the age of 88. She wrote Actress to Actress and Actors: A Celebration.

Lawyer, international peace maker, real estate mogul and TV host Leon H. Charney died March 21 at the age of 77. He wrote The Mystery of the Kaddish and The Charney Report.

Former Cubs catcher and NBC sports broadcaster Joe Garagiola died March 23 at the age of 90. His books include Baseball is a Funny Game, It's Anybody's Ballgame and Just Play Ball. :'(

Actor, narrator and former SAG president Ken Howard died March 23 at the age of 71. He wrote Act Natural: How to Speak to Any Audience.

21varielle
Editado: Mar 24, 2016, 5:36pm

Comedian Garry Shandling died March 24 at the age of 66. He wrote Confessions of a Late Night Talk Show Host.

22varielle
Editado: Mar 30, 2016, 8:45am

The dead just won't wait for their touchstones to come back. I'm sure I'm missing a few since we are currently unable to search.

Author Henry Hobhouse died March 5 at the age of 91. He's best known for Seeds of Change: Six Plants That Transformed Mankind.

Poet, essayist, novelist and screenwriter Jim Harrison died March 26 at the age of 78. He's best known for Legends of the Fall.

eta Touchstones are are partially back Yeah!!

23varielle
Editado: Mar 30, 2016, 8:45am

Actress Patty Duke died March 29 at the age of 69. She wrote her autobiography, Call me Anna and Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic Depressive Illness.

24varielle
Editado: Mar 30, 2016, 9:58am

In addition to founding a television network, Franciscan nun Mother Angelica wrote a number of books including Mother Angelica's Answers, Not Promises, Mother Angelica's Private and Pithy Lessons from the Scriptures and Living Prayer. She died March 27 at the age of 92.

Economist Lester C. Thurow died March 25 at the age of 77. His many books include The Zero Sum Society and The Future of Capitalism.

Composer David Baker brought jazz into the academic world. He died March 26 at the age of 84. His over 70 books include Techniques of Improvisation and Jazz Quiz Book.

25varielle
Mar 30, 2016, 1:32pm

Orthodox priest and translator Fr. Ephrem Lash died March 15, 2016 at the age of 85 His works include the Greek Liturgy of St. James, An Orthodox Prayer Book and On the Life of Christ: Kontakia.

26varielle
Editado: Mar 31, 2016, 11:23am

Comedian Ronnie Corbett died March 31 at the age of 85. His numerous books include And Goodnight From Him...: The Autobiography of the Two Ronnies and The Two Ronnies.

Holocaust survivor and Nobel award winner Imre Kertesz died March 31 at the age of 86. His books include Kaddish for an Unborn Child and Liquidation.

Former university president Steven B. Sample died March 29 at the age of 75. He wrote The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership.

British actress Adrienne Corri died March 13 at the age of 84. She is best known for her role in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. She was also an art scholar and wrote The Search for Gainsborough.

27varielle
Editado: Abr 1, 2016, 9:11am

Architect Zaha Hadid died March 31 at the age of 65. Her books include Zaha Hadid: The Complete Buildings and Projects and Zaha Hadid: Thirty Years of Architecture.

German politician Hans-Dietrich Genscher died March 31 at the age of 89. He wrote Erinnerungen.

28varielle
Abr 1, 2016, 1:41pm

Novelist and British television advice dispenser, Denise Robertson died March 21 at the age of 83. Her many books include None To Make you Cry, Remember the Moment and The Bad Sister.

29varielle
Editado: Abr 4, 2016, 9:15am

Zoologist Robert McNeill Alexander died March 21 at the age of 81. His many books include Exploring Biomechanics, Bones: The Unity of Form and Function, Dynamics of dinosaurs and The Human machine.

Biophysicist Harold J. Morowitz died March 22 at the age of 88. His many books include The Emergence of Everything, The Thermodynamics of Pizza and Mayonnaise and the Origin of Life.

Horror novelist Frank de Felitta died March 29 at the age of 94. His novels include Audrey Rose, The Entity and Golgotha Falls.

30varielle
Editado: Abr 4, 2016, 1:56pm

Actor Douglas Wilmer died March 31 at the age of 96. He wrote Stage Whispers: Douglas Wilmer, The Memoirs.

Children's book illustrator Peggy Fortnum died March 28 at the age of 96. She is best known as being the first illustrator of the Paddington Bear books by Michael Bond.

31varielle
Editado: Abr 6, 2016, 2:59pm

Publisher Gary Pulsifer died March 25 at the age of 59. He wrote Paul Bowles by His Friends.

Historian Maria Rostworowski died March 6 at the age of 100. Her books include History of the Inca Realm, Dona Francisca Pizarro and Recursos naturales renovables y pesca.

32varielle
Abr 11, 2016, 10:14am

Radio therapist Toni Grant died March 27 at the age of 73. She wrote Being a Woman: Fulfilling your Femininity and Finding Love.

33varielle
Abr 12, 2016, 1:42pm

Nurse June Jolly died March 12 at the age of 87. She wrote The Other Side of Paediatrics; A Guide to the Everyday care of Sick Children and Missed Beginnings: Death before Life Has been Established.

34varielle
Abr 18, 2016, 8:34am

Writer on architecture Charles Knevitt died March 15 at the age of 63. His books include Shelter, Human Habitats from Around the World and One's Life: A Cartoon.

35varielle
Editado: Abr 18, 2016, 1:31pm

Tibetologist David Snellgrove died March 25 at the age of 95. His numerous books include Buddhist Texts Through the Ages and A cultural History of Tibet.

36varielle
Maio 11, 2016, 12:59pm

Ecologist Duncan Poore died March 22 at the age of 90. His books include Ben Lawers and Its Alpine Flowers and No Timber Without Trees.

37patchygirl
Editado: Jun 10, 2016, 7:23am

I'm sorry to hear that Earl Hamner Jr died at 92 on 24th March. Author of Spencer's Mountain.

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