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Deaths in March - 2018

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1varielle
Editado: Mar 4, 2018, 8:11am

Sir Roger Bannister, the first man to run the four minute mile, died on March 3 at the age of 88. He was a medical student when he broke the record which explains some of his writing. His books include The First Four Minutes, Twin Tracks and Autonomic Failure : A Textbook of Clinical Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System.
:'(

2elkiedee
Editado: Mar 8, 2018, 11:37pm

Michele Hanson, newspaper columnist in the Guardian, died on 2 March at the age of 75, following a stroke. Her books included Treasure: The Trials of a Teenage Terror, based on her Guardian columns about life with her daughter, anonymous in the paper and published as a book under a pseudonym, and What the Grown-Ups Were Doing.

3elkiedee
Mar 4, 2018, 6:11pm

Emma Hannigan died of cancer on 3 March at the age of 45 - she had published several novels including The Summer Guest and a memoir, Talk to the Headscarf.

4varielle
Mar 6, 2018, 9:55am

Inventor and stuntman Trevor Baylis died March 5 at the age of 80. His memoir was called Clock This: My Life as an Inventor.

5varielle
Editado: Mar 7, 2018, 10:39am

Chess Grandmaster Anatoly Lein died March 1 at the age of 86. His books include Sharpen Your Tactics, The Latvian Gambit: A Grandmaster View and In the World of Tactics.

Long time sports announcer for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Woody Durham died March 6 at the age of 76. His memoir was called Woody Durham: A Tar Heel Voice.

6patchygirl
Editado: Mar 7, 2018, 2:43pm

>2 elkiedee:

Really sorry to see this. RIP, Michele

Librarian, teacher and student of children's lit, Sheila Ray died on 2nd March. She was the author of The Blyton Phenomenon.

7varielle
Editado: Mar 9, 2018, 8:24am

Backgammon champion Paul Magriel died March 5 at the age of 71. He wrote Backgammon and Introduction to Backgammon.

Former Nestle executive Helmut Maucher died March 5 at the age of 90. He wrote Leadership in Action: Tough-Minded Strategies from the Global Giant.

9varielle
Mar 11, 2018, 8:45pm

Poet Lucie Brock-Broido died March 6 at the age of 61. Her works include The Master Letter and Trouble in Mind: Poems.

10varielle
Mar 12, 2018, 10:50am

Comedian Ken Dodd died March 11 at the age of 90. His autobiography was called Ken Dodd: Look at it My Way.

11Lyndatrue
Editado: Mar 14, 2018, 1:00am

Oh god. My heart is breaking.

Stephen Hawking has left us, and become stardust again.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43396008

From the article: "He once said, 'It would not be much of a universe if it wasn't home to the people you love.' We will miss him forever."

12varielle
Mar 14, 2018, 8:53am

Designer Hubert de Givenchy died march 10 at the age of 91. He wrote the forwards to several books including Audrey Hepburn: A Life in Pictures, The Givenchy Style and Five Beautiful Women.

13elkiedee
Mar 14, 2018, 9:49pm

Crime fiction author Peter Temple has died aged 71 on 11 March. His books include the Jack Irish series starting with Bad Debts and two books featuring Joe Cashin, The Broken Shore and Truth.

14elkiedee
Mar 14, 2018, 9:52pm

Science fiction and crime fiction author Kate Wilhelm died on 8 March at 89. Her books include Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang.

15varielle
Editado: Mar 15, 2018, 9:38am

Famed fly fisherman Lefty Kreh died March 14 at the age of 93. A few of his many books include Practical Fishing Knots and Fly Fishing in Salt Water.

Pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton died March 13 at the age of 99. His numerous books include Touchpoints Birth to 3 Touchpoints 3 to 6 and Infants and Mothers: Differences in Development.

16PossMan
Editado: Mar 15, 2018, 3:34pm

Clive Sinclair died 5th March 2018 aged 70. He wrote several books and short story collections as well as being known for early calculators and computers for the general public. A brief obituary here:—
https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/clive-sinclair-remembered/

17Lyndatrue
Editado: Mar 16, 2018, 10:56am

>16 PossMan: You've got a couple of people a bit mixed up, here. The author in the article above had nothing to do with the electronics fellow:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clive_Sinclair

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clive_Sinclair_%28author%29

In addition, the maker of the Sinclair Computer Kit (among so many other things) is still alive, I'm happy to say. I note that Wikipedia hasn't yet updated the author's page, but I'm sure it'll happen soon enough.

18PossMan
Mar 16, 2018, 8:12am

>17 Lyndatrue:: Lyndatrus. Yes — my fault. I should have realized when I read the obits. Thanks for clearing that up.

19varielle
Mar 16, 2018, 12:27pm

Irish author Val Mulkerns died March 10 at the age of 93. Her works include An Idle Woman and Other Stories and Very Like a Whale.

20varielle
Editado: Mar 17, 2018, 10:50am

Guyanese author Wilson Harris died March 10 at the age of 96. His books include Palace of the Peacock and the Guyana Quartet.

21varielle
Editado: Mar 17, 2018, 11:06am

Lebanese novelist Emily Nasrallah died March 14 at the age of 86. Her works include Flight Against time, Yawmiyat hirr and Das Pfand.

Science fiction writer Kate Wilhelm died March 8 at the age of 89. Her books include Where late the sweet Birds Sang and Death Qualified.

Holocaust scholar David S. Wyman died March 14 at the age of 89. He wrote The Abandonment of the Jews and Paper Walls.

22varielle
Mar 19, 2018, 4:21pm

Varielle has flown the coop for a week. Carry on with minding the dead people.

23Crypto-Willobie
Mar 20, 2018, 10:43am

Illustrator Robert Grossman (#2) died March 15 at age 78. He doesn't seem to have any entire books to himself, being mostly a magazine illustrator. However he also contributed to some children's books such as The Eighteenth Emergency, and did covers for political books such as Smells Like Dead Elephants. Perhaps his most famous illustration is that of Nixon as Pinocchio, with Kissinger as Jiminy Cricket perched on his nose.

24Crypto-Willobie
Mar 20, 2018, 10:57am

Canadian comedian and comedy writer Mike MacDonald died March 17 , aged 62. He was one of the writers of the Jackie Chan movie Mr. Nice Guy.

25PossMan
Mar 21, 2018, 7:51am

David Delvin, a good sex guru, died March 9th 2018 age 79. He wrote The Book of Love and many other books. He also played a role in establishing the doctors (in UK) could write under their own real names. Previously this could lead to having one's license to practise revoked.

26elkiedee
Editado: Mar 24, 2018, 4:54pm

Philip Kerr, crime novelist best known for the Bernie Gunther series of 13 books, starting with March Violets, featuring a PI in Nazi Germany and postwar, died on Friday 23 March aged 62.

27PossMan
Mar 25, 2018, 11:31am

>26 elkiedee:: Thanks for that. Very sad as I really enjoyed the Bernie G character. There's an obit in the Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/25/philip-kerr-obituary

28varielle
Editado: Mar 26, 2018, 2:25pm

Psychologist and scholar of African-American quilt making, Eli Leon died March 6 at the age of 82. His books include Accidentally on Purpose and Who'd a Thought it.

Politician Zell Miller died March 23 at the age of 86. His books include A National Party No More and A Deficit of Decency.

Former news executive for PBS and NBC, Lawrence K. Grossman died March 23 at the age of 86. His books include Electronic Republic and Digital Gift to the Nation.

29varielle
Editado: Mar 27, 2018, 4:46pm

Psychologist John T. Cacioppo died March 5 at the age of 66. His books include Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection and Attitudes and Persuasion--Classic and Contemporary Approaches.

Author John Ehle died March 24 at the age of 92. His books include the Trail of Tears and the Land Breakers.

30varielle
Editado: Mar 28, 2018, 11:07am

Crime novelist Philip Kerr died March 23 at the age of 62. A few of his many books include The Akhenaten Adventure and The One from the Other.

French actress Stephane Audran died March 27 at the age of 85. She is best known for her role in Babette's Feast. She wrote Une autre façon de voir la vie.

Cancer researcher Dr. James F. Holland died March 22 at the age of 92. He wrote Cancer Medicine.

31varielle
Editado: Mar 29, 2018, 8:59am

Historian Arnold R. Hirsch died March 19 at the age of 69. His books include Making the Second Ghetto and Creole New Orleans.

Professor Saba Mahmood died March 10 at the age of 57. Her books include Politics of Piety and Religious Difference in a Secular Age.

32varielle
Mar 30, 2018, 12:34pm

Popular novelist Anita Shreve died March 29 at the age of 71. A few of her best known works include The Pilot’s Wife, The Weight of Water and The Stars are Fire.

33varielle
Editado: Mar 31, 2018, 8:26am

Scholar Barbara Kiefer Lewalski died March 2 at the age of 87. Her books include The Life of John Milton: A Critical Biography, Writing Women in Jacobean England and Protestant Poetics and the Seventeenth-Century Religious Lyric.

Historian Russel Freedman died March 16 at the age of 88. His many books include Lincoln: A Photobiography and Immigrant Kids.

Baseball player Rusty Staub died March 29 at the age of 73. He wrote Few and Chosen: Defining Mets Greatness Across the Eras and Hello, Mr. Met!.

Drama scholar Mel Gordon died on March 22 at the age of 71. His works include Voluptuous Panic: The Erotic World of Weimar Berlin and The Seven Addictions and Five Professions of Anita Berber.

Dutch Politician, professor and Rightous Gentile Johan W. Van Hulst died March 22 at the age of 107. He was credited with saving 500 Jewish children from the Holocaust. He wrote Treinen naar de hel and Wat aan Westerbork Voorafging.

34varielle
Abr 4, 2018, 8:38am

Cowboy poet (or cowgirl poetess?) Elizabeth Ebert died March 20 at the age of 93. Her works include Crazy Quilt: A Patchwork of New and Collected Poems and
Prairie Wife

35PossMan
Abr 5, 2018, 7:08am

Aileen Paterson died March 23rd 2018 age 83. She wrote a large number of books for children based on a cat called Maisie.

36varielle
Editado: Abr 5, 2018, 8:56am

Washington insider and widow of Claire Chennault, Anna Chennault died March 30 at the age of 94. Her books include A Thousand Springs: The Biography of a Marriage and Chennault and the Flying Tigers.

37varielle
Editado: Abr 6, 2018, 8:41am

38varielle
Abr 9, 2018, 1:46pm

Firearms specialist Sheila Link died March 30 at the age of 94. She wrote Women's Guide to Outdoor Sports.

39patchygirl
Editado: Abr 10, 2018, 9:31am

Very sorry to learn that classicist and children's lit enthusiast Antonia Syson died on 25th March. She was a contributor to True to the Trefoil.

40varielle
Abr 10, 2018, 12:51pm

Dance historian Ivor Forbes Guest died March 30 at the age of 97. His books include The dancer's heritage : a short history of ballet and Fanny Elssler .

41varielle
Abr 20, 2018, 9:15am

Cartoonist Lee Holley died March 26 at the age of 85. His collections include Ponytail and Ponytail Galore.

43varielle
Editado: Abr 29, 2018, 8:56am

44Crypto-Willobie
Maio 12, 2018, 3:50pm

Shakespeare scholar and editor Barbara Hodgdon died March 22 at the age of 86. She was the author of The Shakespeare Trade: Performances and Appropriations and The End Crowns All: Closure and Contradiction in Shakespeare's History as well as the editor of several scholarly collections and of the Arden III edition of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. Obituary here: https://record.umich.edu/articles/obituary-barbara-c-hodgdon

45varielle
Maio 29, 2018, 8:32am

British television presenter Katie Boyle died March 20 at the age of 91. She wrote What This Katie Did: An Autobiography.

47Lyndatrue
Set 16, 2018, 1:38pm

Karen Anderson, widow of Poul Anderson, and mother-in-law to Greg Bear, passed on March 18, 2018, in Sunland-Tujunga, California.

Locus Obituary: https://locusmag.com/2018/03/karen-anderson-1932-2018/

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