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Deaths in June - 2016

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1varielle
Jun 3, 2016, 3:40pm

Former PepsiCo executive Roger Enrico died June 1 at the age of 71. He wrote The Other Guy Blinked: How Pepsi Won the Cola Wars.

2varielle
Jun 4, 2016, 8:08am

Boxer Muhammad Ali died June 3 at the age of 74. His autobiography was called The Greatest: My Own Story.

3lriley
Jun 4, 2016, 8:49am

#2---greatest heavyweight of all time and a real ambassador to the world. A man who stood up for his principles.

4varielle
Editado: Jun 7, 2016, 10:54am

Chess Champion Viktor Korchnoi died June 6 at the age of 85. His books include Chess is my Life and King's Gambit.

War Correspondent David Lamb died June 5 at the age of 76. His books include Vietnam, Now: A Reporter Returns and The Africans.

Playwright Peter Schaffer died June 6 at the age of 90. His work includes Equus and Amadeus.

5varielle
Editado: Jun 8, 2016, 1:57pm

Author William Wright died June 4 at the age of 85. His books include Lillian Hellman: The Image, The Woman and Harvard's Secret Court.

Physicist Tom W. B. Kibble died June 2 at the age of 83. He wrote Classical Mechanics.

6varielle
Editado: Jun 9, 2016, 8:28am

Child psychologist Jerome Bruner died June 5 at the age of 100. His many books include The Process of Education and Acts of Meaning.

Actress Theresa Saldana died June 6 at the age of 61. Her books include Beyond Survival and The Almost Murder and Other Stories.

7varielle
Jun 10, 2016, 10:43am

Hockey great Gordie Howe died June10 at the age of 88. He wrote Mr. Hockey: My Story.

8lriley
Jun 10, 2016, 10:37pm

#7---sad day in the hockey world.

9varielle
Editado: Jun 13, 2016, 8:46am

Venture capitalist Thomas J. Perkins died June 9 at the age of 84. He wrote Valley Boy and Sex and the Single Zillionaire.

Restauranteur and founder of the Black Angus chain of Steak Houses, Stuart Anderson died June 6 at the age of 93. He wrote Here's the Beef! My Story of Beef.

10varielle
Jun 14, 2016, 8:28am

New Yorker cartoonist Anatol Kovarsky died June 1 at the age of 97. His work was collected in Kovarsky's World. --bad year for losing great cartoonists so far--

11varielle
Jun 15, 2016, 9:33am

Children's book author Rhoda Blumberg died June 6 at the age of 98. Her many books include Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun and Shipwrecked!: The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy.

12varielle
Jun 15, 2016, 5:43pm

Translator from Spanish and Portuguese, most notably the works of Marquez, Gregory Rabassa died June13 at the age of 94.

13varielle
Jun 16, 2016, 12:51pm

Surgeon who turned to writing fiction about medicine, Dr. Richard Selzer died June15 at the age of 87. His books include Mortal Lessons and Letters to a Young Doctor.

14varielle
Jun 16, 2016, 8:40pm

Poet Bill Berkson died June 16 at the age of 76. He wrote Homage to Frank O'Hara.

15varielle
Jun 17, 2016, 8:20am

Author of YA fiction Lois Duncan died June 15 at the age of 82. Her many books include Killing Mr. Griffin and I Know What You Did Last Summer.

16varielle
Editado: Jun 19, 2016, 11:38am

South Carolina artist Jim Harrison died June 18 at the age of 80. His books include The Passing: Perspectives of Rural America, American Christmas and Country Stores.

17varielle
Jun 21, 2016, 9:33am

Sotheby's auctioneer who left to work in the field of charity, Lorna Kelly died June 15 at the age of 70. She wrote The Camel Knows the Way and In the Footsteps of the Camel.

18varielle
Editado: Jun 22, 2016, 10:39am

Chicago Tribune journalist Jack Fuller died June 21 at the age of 69. His books include Abbeville and What is Happening to News.

French feminist author Benoite Groult died June 20 at the age of 98. Her books include Salt on Our Skin and Les trois quarts du temp.

19abbottthomas
Editado: Jun 22, 2016, 11:44am

Robyn Sisman has died on May 20th of cancer, aged 69. She was a notable publisher - she encouraged Robert Harris to write Fatherland among other successes - and also wrote novels: Chick-Lit, contemporary Fiction or Romance depending which tag you pick. She was born in Los Angeles but spent most of her productive life in England.

20elkiedee
Jun 22, 2016, 1:10pm

>19 abbottthomas: Copying to Deaths in May

21abbottthomas
Jun 22, 2016, 1:16pm

>20 elkiedee: Thank you!

22varielle
Jun 23, 2016, 8:14am

Mountain climber Nicholas Clinch died June 15 at the age of 85. He wrote A Walk in the Sky.

23varielle
Editado: Jun 24, 2016, 2:43pm

Blue Grass legend Ralph Stanley died June 23 at the age of 89. His autobiography was called Man of Constant Sorrow: My Life and Times.

British community worker Bob Holman died June 16 at the age of 79. His books include The Evacuation, Good Old George and Keir Hardie.

24varielle
Jun 26, 2016, 9:52am

Screenwriter Michael Herr died June 23 at the age of 76. He is best known for Full Metal Jacket and also wrote Dispatches.

25varielle
Jun 27, 2016, 2:48pm

Historian Norman Longmate died June 4 at the age of 90. His many books include How We Lived Then and If Britain Had Fallen.

26varielle
Editado: Jun 28, 2016, 10:16am

All time winningest college basketball coach Pat Summitt died June 28 at the age of 64. Her books include Sum it Up and Reach for the Summit.

Canadian author Austin Clarke died June 26 at the age of 81. His books include The Polished Hoe and More: A Novel.

27varielle
Editado: Jun 29, 2016, 8:44am

Italian comic actor who featured in many westerns Bud Spencer died June 27 at the age of 86. He wrote Bud Spencer: Mein Leben, meine filme. die autobiografie.

History professor and labor activist James R. Green died June 23 at the age of 71. He wrote Death in the Haymarket.

Guitarist who played with Elvis Presley, Scotty Moore died June 28 at the age of 84. He wrote Thats Alright Elvis.

Author Barbara Goldsmith died June 26 at the age of 85. Her books include Little Gloria Happy At Last, Obsessive Genius: The World of Marie Curie and Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage.

28varielle
Editado: Jun 30, 2016, 9:43am

Foreign correspondent Stanley Meisler died June 26 at the age of 85. His books include Kofi Annan: A Man of peace in a World of War and United Nations: The First Fifty Years.

Best selling author Alvin Toffler died June 27 at the age of 87. His many books include Future Shock and The Third Wave.

Scientist Dr. Simon Ramo died June 27 at the age of 103. His many books include Fields and Waves in Communication Electronics and The Business of Science.

29varielle
Editado: Jul 2, 2016, 8:30pm

Poetry Geoffrey Hill died June 30 at the age of 84. His works include Geoffrey Hill's Selected Poems and Speech! Speech!.

Photographer Dave Heath died June 26 at the age of 85. He wrote A Dialogue with Solitude.

30varielle
Jul 7, 2016, 10:40am

Psychologist Dr. Irving I. Gottesman died June 29 at the age of 85. He wrote Schizophrenia Genesis and Schizophrenia and Genetics.

31varielle
Jul 18, 2016, 8:49am

Editor and author Judy Feiffer died June 27 at the age of 87. She wrote Flame and A Hot Property.

32varielle
Jul 21, 2016, 1:45pm

Punk rock promoter Ron Watts died June 20 at the age of 74. His autobiography was called Hundred Watts: A Life in Music.

33varielle
Jul 27, 2016, 12:26pm

Zoologist Keith Vickerman died June 28 at the age of 83. He wrote The Protozoa.

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