Deaths in July - 2017

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Deaths in July - 2017

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Jul 3, 2017, 11:54am

Civil rights advocate and professor Norman Dorsen died July 1 at the age of 86. His boosk include The Rights of Americans and Democracy and the Rule of Law.

Jul 6, 2017, 9:18am

Poet Heathcote Williams died July 1 at the age of 75. His works include Whale Nation and Sacred Elephant.

Jul 6, 2017, 6:48pm

Joan Lee, wife of comic book legend Stan Lee, died July 6 at the age of 93. She wrote a book in 1987, which does not appear on LT, called The Pleasure Palace. According to her daughter, Mrs. Lee had three more finished, but unpublished novels at home.

Editado: Jul 7, 2017, 9:32am

Baseball statistician David W. Vincent died July 2 at the age of 67. He edited Home Runs in the Old BallParks and The Midsummer Classic.

Jul 7, 2017, 3:38pm

Environmentalist Stephen Tindale died July 1 at the age of 54. He wrote Green Tax Reform.

Jul 10, 2017, 9:45am

Electronic composer Pierre Henry died July 5 at the age of 89. He wrote Journal de mes sons.

Jul 10, 2017, 9:53am

Former Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls died July 5 at the age of 80. He wrote Recuerdos y reflexiones.

Jul 10, 2017, 9:56am

Mexican artist Jose Luis Cuevas died July 3 at the age of 83. He wrote Jose Luis Cuevas: Self-Portrait with Model.

Jul 10, 2017, 9:59am

Business book author Spencer Johnson died July 3 at the age of 78. He is best known for Who Moved My Cheese? and The One Minute Manager.

Editado: Jul 11, 2017, 9:58am

Jul 12, 2017, 9:47am

Former UCLA track coach Jim Bush died July 10 at the age of 90. He wrote Inside Track.

Jul 12, 2017, 9:52am

The FBI agent who masterminded the ABSCAM sting, Neil J. Welch, died June 29 at the age of 90. He wrote Inside Hoover's FBI

Jul 14, 2017, 9:57am

Author Jack G. Shaheen died on July 7 at the age of 81. He wrote Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Villifies a People and The TV Arab.

Editado: Jul 14, 2017, 10:11am

Chinese dissident and Nobel Prize recipient Liu Xiaobo died July 13 at the age of 61 in prison. His work includes No enemies, No Hatred and June Fourth Elegies.

Psychologist C. Keith Conners died July 5 at the age of 84. His books include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies) and Feeding the Brain: How Foods Affect Children.

Soviet dissident author Irina Ratushinskaia died July 5 at the age of 63. Her work includes Grey is the Colour of Hope, In the Beginning, Pencil Letter, No, I'm Not Afraid and Beyond the Limit.

Jul 18, 2017, 10:38am

Sports broadcaster Bob Wolff died July 15 at the age of 96. He wrote It's Not Who Won or Lost the Game-: It's How You Sold the Beer.

Jul 18, 2017, 10:42am

Sinologist William Theodore de Bary died July 14 at the age of 97. His many books include Sources of Chinese Tradition, The Buddhist Tradition and Sources of Japanese Tradition.

Jul 18, 2017, 10:45am

Biographer S. Allen Counter died July 12 at the age of 73. He wrote North Pole Legacy and I Sought My Brother.

Jul 19, 2017, 8:27am

Former Dean of Westminster, the Rev. Wesley Carr died July 15 at the age of 75. His books include The New Dictionary of Pastoral Studies and Handbook of pastoral Studies.

Jul 20, 2017, 12:24pm

Transgendered actress and model Aleshia Brevard died July 1 at the age of 79. Her memoir was called The Woman I Was Not Born to Be: A Transsexual Journey.

Editado: Jul 21, 2017, 9:00am

Jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane died July 20 at the age of 85. He wrote Kennneth Jay Lane: Faking It and Shamelessly, Jewelry From Kenneth Jay Lane.

Jul 21, 2017, 9:04am

Comic book artist Sam Glanzman died July 12 at the age of 92. His books were inspired by his military service and include A Sailor's Story and U.S.S. Stevens: The Collected Stories.

Editado: Jul 22, 2017, 8:13am

Author Clancy Sigal died July 16 at the age of 90. his books include Weekend in Dinlock and Going Away: A Report, A Memoir.

Jul 24, 2017, 8:24am

Author of the original bustier ripping Angelique novels that helped inspire a whole genre, Anne Golon, died July 16 at the age of 95. A few of the better known ones are Angelique: Marquise of the Angels and Angelique and the King. Adieu, :'(

Editado: Jul 24, 2017, 1:16pm

Actress Deborah Watling died July 21 at the age of 69. She wrote Daddy's Girl: The Autobiography of Deborah Watling.

Toy maker Ron Fuller died July 2 at the age of 80. He wrote The Art and Craft of Wooden Toys and Simple Wooden Toys.

Editado: Jul 25, 2017, 6:56pm

Founder of Pilgrim's Pride, "Bo" Lonnie Pilgrim died July 21 at the age of 89. He wrote One Pilgrim's Progress: How to Build a World-Class Company, and Who to Credit.

Barbara Sinatra, widow of Frank Sinatra, died July 25 at the age of 90. She wrote Lady Blue Eyes: My Life with Frank and The Sinatra Celebrity Cookbook.

Editado: Jul 30, 2017, 7:38am

Philosopher Anne Dufourmantelle died July 21 at the age of 53. Her books include Of Hospitality, Negri on Negri, Blind Date: Sex and Philosophy and Eloge du Risque.

Margaret Bergmann Lambert was prevented from participating in the 1936 Berlin Olympics for Germany because she was Jewish. She died July 25 at the age of 103. She wrote By Leaps and Bounds.

Jul 27, 2017, 7:29am

The voice of many beloved cartoon characters, June Foray, died July 26 at age 99. She wrote Did You Grow Up with Me, Too? The Autobiography of June Foray and Perverse, Adverse and Rottenverse.

Editado: Jul 28, 2017, 8:19am

Historian Thomas J. Fleming died July 25 at the age of 90. Of his many books, two of the most popular are Liberty!: The American Revolution and Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America.

Dr. Herbert L. Needleman died July 18 at the age of 89. His books include Raising Children Toxic Free, Prenatal Exposure to Toxicants, and Human Lead Exposure.

Jul 28, 2017, 1:48pm

>26 varielle: Weren't the Berlin Olympics in 1936?

Jul 30, 2017, 7:39am

My bad. You are correct.

Jul 30, 2017, 3:16pm

John G. Morris died July 28 at the age of 100. He wrote Get the Picture.

Editado: Jul 31, 2017, 8:36am

French legendary actress Jeanne Moreau died July 31 at the age of 89. Her book of photographs was called Marina Cicogna: Scritti e Scatti.

Scientist, chemist and author David E. H. Jones died July 19 at the age of 79. His books include The Inventions of Daedalus: A Compendium of Plausible Schemes and The Aha! Moment: A Scientist's Take on Creativity.

Editado: Jul 31, 2017, 11:31am

With sadness:

Sam Shephard, author of such fine works as Seven Plays, has died today from complications of ALS. Full obituary here, at the New York Times:

Editado: Jul 31, 2017, 2:10pm

Historian Dennis Mack Smith died on July 11 at the age of 97. His books include Mussolini and The History of Sicily.

Ago 1, 2017, 10:44am

Musicologist Jeremy Noble has died at the age of 87. He wrote The New High Grove Renaissance Masters.

Ago 2, 2017, 8:08am

U.S. diplomat Lawrence Pezzullo died July 26 at the age of 91. He wrote At the Fall of Somoza.

Ago 17, 2017, 10:15am

Neuroscientist Marian C. Diamond died July 25 at the age of 90. Her books include The Human Brain Coloring Book and Enriching Heredity.

Ago 21, 2017, 1:06pm

Man of many talents, but most celebrated as a sailor, Edward C. Allcard died July 28 at the age of 102. He wrote "Temptress" Returns and Single-Handed Passage.

Ago 29, 2017, 7:54am

Mavis Arnold, a journalist, died July 18th age 80 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She wrote The Children of the Poor Clares which told the story of a school/orphanage in Ireland. A fire broke out in 1943 and 35 girls died — the sisters having locked them in a dormitory so that the public would not see them in their nightclothes. It was in the 1970s that Arnold began to unearth story against opposition.

Out 20, 2017, 10:16am

Historian Trevor Fawcett died July 21 at the age of 83. His books include Voices of Eighteenth-Century Bath and Bath Entertain'd.

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