Deaths in April - 2018

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Deaths in April - 2018

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Abr 2, 2018, 5:10pm

Winnie Mandela, former wife of South Africa's Nelson Mandela, died April 2 at the age of 81. She wrote Part of My Soul Went with Him.

Editado: Abr 3, 2018, 11:31am

Linguistics professor Morris Halle died April 2 at the age of 94. His books include The Sound Pattern of English and Fundamentals Of English.

Can’t seem to grab the right touchstones, sorry.

Abr 5, 2018, 8:44am

Television producer and screenwriter Steven Bochco died April 1 at the age of 74. He wrote Death by Hollywood.

Abr 5, 2018, 8:50am

Abr 5, 2018, 9:00am

Olympic ski coach and sports commentator Bob Beattie died April 1 at the age of 85. His books include My ten secrets of skiing and Learn to Ski.

Editado: Abr 9, 2018, 1:53pm

Darts champion Eric Bristow died April 5 at the age of 60. His autobiography was called The Crafty Cockney: Eric Bristow: The Autobiography.

Former U.S. Senator from Hawaii, Daniel Akaka died April 6 at the age of 93. He wrote Thereʻs Good News from D. C. (Really): Senator Daniel Akaka talks about what was accomplished in 2011.

Abr 11, 2018, 11:23am

Professor and choreographer Donald McKayle died April 6 at the age of 87. He wrote Transcending Boundaries: My Dancing Life.

Abr 12, 2018, 6:13am

Bryan Moynahan a foreign correspondent and writer of several books including If God Spare my Life, "The Faith", and The Claws of the Bear; this last being one of 3 books about Russia. He died April 1st 2018.

Abr 12, 2018, 7:52am

Poet J. D. McClatchy died April 10 at the age of 72. His works include HazMat, White Paper and Twenty Questions.

Editado: Abr 13, 2018, 8:28am

Actress Lois Wheeler Snow died April 3 at the age of 97. Her books include Edgar Snow’s China and China on Stage.

Editado: Abr 14, 2018, 3:20pm

Former executive of S & H green stamps and patron of Central Park and Yale, William Sperry Beinecke died April 8 at the age of 103. His memoir was called Through Me’mry’s Haze.

Children’s author Jean Marzollo died April 10 at the age of 75. Her books include Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr. , I Spy Christmas and I Spy Mystery.

Movie director Milos Forman died April 13 at the age of 86. His autobiography was called Turnaround: A Memoir.

Editado: Abr 14, 2018, 6:51pm

Conservationist Daphne Sheldrick died April 12 at the age of 83. Her books include Love, Life and Elephants and The Orphans of Tsavo.

Sports humorist Patrick F. McManus died April 11 at the age of 84. His books include They Shoot Canoes, Don’t They?, A Fine and Pleasant Misery and The Horse in My Garage.

Abr 16, 2018, 8:57pm

Actor and magician Harry Anderson died April 16 at the age of 65. He wrote Games You Can't Lose: A Guide for Suckers.

Editado: Abr 17, 2018, 9:34pm

Former First Lady Barbara Bush died April 17 at the age of 92. Her books include Barbara Bush: A Memoir, Reflections: Life After the White House and
Millie's Book: As Dictated to Barbara Bush .

NPR commentator Carl Kasell died April 17 at the age of 84. His books include Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! The Best of Not My Job (Contributor) and
Wait Wait...I'm Not Done Yet!.

Editado: Abr 18, 2018, 2:08pm

Artist Gillian Ayres died April 11 at the age of 88. Her work can be seen in Gillian Ayres: Royal Academy of Arts 6 February-2 March 1997, Gillian Ayres and Gillian Ayres : paintings and works on paper 1980-2004 .

Actor and former Marine R. Lee Ermey died April 15 at the age of 74. He wrote Mail Call and Gunny's Rules: How to Get Squared Away Like a Marine.

Jazz saxophonist and music professor Nathan T. Davis died April 9 at the age of 81. He wrote Writings in Jazz and African American Music: A Philosophical Look at African American Music in Society.

Radio host Art Bell died April 13 at the age of 72. His books include The Coming Global Superstorm (Author) and The Quickening: Today's Trends, Tomorrow's World .

Professor Karen Dawisha died April 11 at the age of 68. Her books include Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?, Russia and the New States of Eurasia: The Politics of Upheaval and
Eastern Europe, Gorbachev, and Reform: The Great Challenge.

Wrestler Bruno Sammartino died April 18 at the age of 82. His autobiography was called Bruno Sammartino: An Autobiography Of Wrestling's Living Legend.

Editado: Abr 20, 2018, 9:23am

Scholar Beatrix Hamburg died April 15 at the age of 94. She wrote Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues in Diabetes and Children and Families in a Changing World: Challenges and Opportunities

Blind paralympian Rob Matthews died April 11 at the age of 56. His memoir was called Running Blind: The Inspiring Story of One Man's Journey into the Night.

Mexican author and diplomat Sergio Pitol died April 12 at the age of 85. His books include The Art of Flight, The Journey and La vie conjugale .

Editado: Abr 22, 2018, 7:59am

Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce died April 20 at the age of 87. He wrote Buckeye Wisdom.

Television producer and journalism professor Joan Konner died on April 18 at the age of 87. She wrote The Atheist’s Bible: An Illustrious Collection of Irreverent Thoughts and edited You Don’t Have to be a Buddhist to Know Nothing.

Abr 23, 2018, 10:21am

British television host Dale Winton died April 18 at the age of 62. His autobiography was called Dale: My Story.

Abr 24, 2018, 12:03pm

Business executive and preservationist Richard Jenrette died April 22 at the age of 89. His books include Adventures With Old Houses and Jenrette: The Contrarian Manager.

Abr 25, 2018, 12:50pm

Novelist Emma Smith died April 24 at the age of 94. Her books include The Far Cry and The Great Western Beach: A Memoir of a Cornish Childhood Between the Wars .

Abr 27, 2018, 8:05am

Poet, editor and founder of Copper Canyon Press, Sam Hamill died April 14 at the age of 74. He edited The Erotic Spirit and Poets Against the War.

Editado: Abr 28, 2018, 10:59am

Very Rev. David Edwards died April 25th 2018 aged 89. He was for many years Provost of Southwark Cathedral (London) and authored over 40 works including Religion and Change, the 3 volume set Christian England, Christianity: the first two thousand years, and John Donne: A Man of Flesh and Spirit. He also had a part in the management of Student Christian Movement Press.

Editado: Abr 28, 2018, 4:40pm

Charles Neville of the Neville Brothers died on April 27 at the age of 79. His autobiography written with his brothers was called The Brothers.

Abr 30, 2018, 2:24pm

Editado: Maio 1, 2018, 9:00pm

Photojournalist Abbas Attar died April 25 at the age of 74. His work includes Allah O Akbar and Return to Mexico: Journeys Beyond the Mask.

Prof. Steven Marcus died April 25 at the age of 89. His works include The Other Victorians: A Study of Sexuality and Pornography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century England and Engels, Manchester, and the working class .

Children's book illustrator Alice Provensen died April 23 at the age of 99. Some of her best known works were The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot, 982 copies, The Year At Maple Hill Farm and The Color Kittens.

Editado: Maio 3, 2018, 8:28am

Photographer John Reardon died April 21 at the age of 66. His work can be seen in Home Front. eta Can't pull the right touchstone, sorry. :(

Editado: Maio 4, 2018, 9:47am

Jewelry designer James Avery died April 30 at the age of 96. He wrote The Right Jewelry For You.

Novelist Joan Chase died April 17 at the age of 81. She is best known for During the Reign of the Queen of Persia and The Evening Wolves.

Maio 5, 2018, 7:56am

Jill, Duchess of Hamilton, died April 22nd 2018 aged 78. Her books include:- Scottish Plants for Scottish Gardens, The Flower Chain, and Marengo: the Myth of Napoleon's Horse.

Editado: Maio 6, 2018, 9:00am

Psychiatrist Joel Kovel died April 30 at the age of 81. His books include The Enemy of Nature and White Racism.

Maio 7, 2018, 8:53am

Famed Taekwondo instructor Jhoon Rhee died April 30 at the age of 86. His books include Chon-Ji of Tae Kwon Do Hyung (English and Spanish Edition) and
Won-Hyo and Yul-Kok of Tae Kwon Do Hyung.

Maio 8, 2018, 8:41am

Educator Ronald A. Wolk died April 28 at the age of 86. He wrote Wasting Minds: Why Our Education System Is Failing and What We Can Do About it and Classroom crusaders : twelve teachers who are trying to change the system.

Maio 10, 2018, 7:40am

Guy Playfair, researcher into the paranormal, died April 8th 2018 aged 83. His books include "The Flying Cow", "The Indefinite Boundary", and "The Cycles of Heaven". Touchstones isn't catching any of these so perhaps they exist only in the shadow world.

Maio 10, 2018, 9:26am

Athlete Bruce Tulloh died April 28 at the age of 82. His books include Natural Fitness and Running is Easy .

Maio 11, 2018, 8:46am

Photographer Art Shay died April 28 at the age of 96. His books include Chicago's Nelson Algren and Album for an Age.

Maio 15, 2018, 9:02am

Chemical ecologist Jerrold Meinwald died April 23 at the age of 91. He wrote Science and the Educated American.

Maio 21, 2018, 8:35am

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