Deaths in August - 2016
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Nobel prize winning chemist Ahmed H. Zewail died August 2 at the age of 70. His books include Voyage Through Time and The Age of Science.
Famed plastic surgeon Ivo Pitanguy died August 6 at the age of 93. His books include El arte de la belleza and Aprendiz de tempo.
Irish Bishop Edward Daly died Augut 8 at the age of 82. His books include Mister, Are you a Priest? and Do not Let your Hearts be Troubled.
The man who gave Woodstock a home Elliot Tiber died August 3 at the age of 81. His books include Taking Woodstock and Palm Trees on the Hudson.
The psychologist who learned to talk with dolphins Dr. Louis M. Herman died August 3 at the age of 86. His books include Cetacean Behavior and What Laboratory Research has Told us About Dolphin Cognition.
Believed to be the last Polish Jew to have survived the Sobibor extermination camp, Philip Bialowitz died August 6 at the age of 90. He escaped during a prisoner uprising, testified against the Nazis and wrote of his experience in A Promise at Sobibor A jewish Boy's Story of Revolt and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland.
Dr. Donald A. Henderson died August 19 at the age of 87. He was involved in the eradication of small pox through the World Health Organization. He wrote Bioterrorism: Guidelines for Medical and Public Health Management.
Actor/manager Brian Rix aka Lord Rix of Whitehall, died August 20 at the age of 92. His books include Life in the Farce Lane and Farce About Face.
Creator of the British comedy Yes, Minister, Antony Jay died August 21 at the age of 86. His books include Management and Machiavelli and Corporation Man.
Priest/Clown the Rev. Roly Bain died August 11 at the age of 62. His books include Fools Rush In: A Call to Christian Clowning and Playing the Fool.
Religious leader Esther Jungreis died August 23 at the age of 80. Her books include The Committed Life and The Committed Marriage.
British diplomat Dame Margaret Joan Anstee died August 25 at the age of 90. Her books include Never Learn to Type, Orphan of the Cold War and Bolivia: Gate of the Sun.
Actor Gene Wilder died August 28 at the age of 83. His books include Kiss Me Like a Stranger and Gilda's Disease. :'(
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