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Deaths in January - 2020

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Jan 2, 2020, 10:27pm

The only man to ever pitch a perfect game in the World Series, Don Larsen died January 1 at the age of 90. He wrote The Perfect Yankee: The Incredible Story of the Greatest Miracle in Baseball History.

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Editado: Jan 6, 2020, 8:31am

Irish broadcaster Marian Finucane died January 2 at the age of 69. She wrote A Day in the Life: True Life Stories from RTE's.

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Editado: Jan 9, 2020, 6:19pm

Science fiction author Michael Resnick died January 9 at the age of 77. His many books include Once a Fan and The Goddess of Ganymede.

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Editado: Jan 10, 2020, 12:29pm

Famed golf course designer Pete Dye died January 9 at the age of 94. He wrote Bury Me in a Pot Bunker.

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Editado: Jan 11, 2020, 10:12am

Financial writer John Rothchild died January 9 at the age of 74. His books include Learn to Earn and A Fool and His Money.

Public relations executive Harold Burson died January 10 at the age of 98. His books include The Business of Persuasion and E Pluribus Unum.

Rush drummer Neil Peart died January 7 at the age of 67. His books include Ghost Rider and The Masked Rider.

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Editado: Jan 12, 2020, 8:50am

Biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris died January 10 at the age of 84. Her books include Rage for Fame, Edith Kermit Roosevelt and Price of Fame.

9PossMan
Jan 13, 2020, 10:21am

Philosopher and prolific writer Sir Roger Scruton died January 12th 2020 aged 75.

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Jan 14, 2020, 7:17am

NY Times columnist and outdoorsman Nelson Bryant died January 11 at the age of 96. His books include Margaret Murie and Outdoors.

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Editado: Jan 14, 2020, 7:35pm

Carol Serling, widow of Rod Serling, died January 9 at the age of 91. She edited a number of books related to her husband’s work including Twilight Zone: 19 Original Stories and Journeys to the Twilight Zone.

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Editado: Jan 15, 2020, 7:09pm

Former wrestler Rocky Johnson, father of Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson, died January 15 at the age of 75. He wrote SoulMan: The Rocky Johnson Story.

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Jan 16, 2020, 2:32pm

Executor and editor of many of his father’s works, Christopher Tolkien died January 16 at the age of 95. Works he edited include The Silmarillion and The Fall of Gondolin.

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Editado: Jan 17, 2020, 8:03am

Filmmaker Lorenza Mazzetti died January 4 at the age of 92. She wrote Il cielo cade.

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Jan 18, 2020, 3:16pm

Professor Surjit Hans died January 17 at the age of 89. He is best known for translating all of Shakespeare into Punjabi. However, his only book on LT is A Reconstruction of Sikh History from Sikh Literature .

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Jan 19, 2020, 8:44am

French horn virtuoso Barry Tuckwell died January 16 at the age of age of 88. He wrote Horn in the Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides series.

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Editado: Jan 20, 2020, 8:24am

Children's author Edith Kunhardt Davis died January 2 at the age of 82. Her many books include Pompeii... Buried Alive!, I'm Going to Be a Fire Fighter, I'm Going to Be a Police Officer (Read with Me Paperbacks) and The Airplane Book .

Jazz saxophonist and composer Jimmy Heath died January 19 at the age of 93. His autobiography was called I Walked With Giants: The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath.

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Jan 21, 2020, 7:53am

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Editado: Jan 22, 2020, 9:01am

Monty Python star Terry Jones died January 21 at the age of 77. His many books include Lady Cottington’s Pressed Fairy Book and the Douglas Adams Titanic.

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Jan 22, 2020, 11:31am

I own Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book, and I love it! Delightfully warped and twisted.

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Jan 22, 2020, 6:41pm

Basketball coach Morgan Wootten died January 21 at the age of 88. His books include Successfully Coaching Basketball and A Coach for All Seasons.

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Editado: Jan 23, 2020, 2:55pm

News anchor Jim Lehrer died January 23 at the age of 85. His many books include No Certain Rest and The Special Prisoner.

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Editado: Jan 25, 2020, 9:45am

TV preacher Jack van Impe died January 18 at the age of 88. His many books include Revelation Revealed and Israel’s Final Holocaust.

Movie producer and retired N.Y. police detective who broke the French Connection Sonny Grosso died January 22 at the age of 89. His books include Murder at the Harlem Mosque and The Seven-Ups.

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Editado: Jan 26, 2020, 7:53am

Business professor Clayton Christensen died January 23 at the age of 67. His many books include The Innovator’s Dilemma, The Innovator’s Solution and How Will You Measure Your Life.

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Editado: Jan 26, 2020, 4:44pm

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant died January 26 in a helicopter crash at the age of 41. His memoir was called The Mamba Mentality: How I Play .

Illustrator Barbara Remington died January 23 at the age of 90. Her work can be seen in some editions of The Hobbit, Boat and The Worm Ouroborus.

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Editado: Jan 27, 2020, 9:40pm

Irish politician Seamus Mallon died January 24 at the age of 83. His memoir was called Seamus Mallon: A Shared Home Place.

Artist Jason Polan died January 27 at the age of 37. His books include Every Person in New York and The Every Piece of Art in the Museum.

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Editado: Jan 29, 2020, 9:27pm

Tunisian blogger and lecturer Lina Ben Mhenni died January 27 at the age of 36. She wrote Tunisian Girl.

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Jan 31, 2020, 8:49am

Entrepreneur Leila Janah died January 24 at the age of 37. She wrote Give Work.

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Editado: Fev 1, 2020, 9:09am

Suspense writer Mary Higgins Clark died January 31 at the age of 92. Her many books include Two Little Girls in Blue, On the Street Where you Live and Daddy’s Little Girl.

Mathematician Louis Nirenberg died January 26 at the age of 94. He wrote Topics in Nonlinear Functional Analysis.

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Editado: Fev 1, 2020, 9:26am

Psychotherapist Bonnie Burstow died January 4 at the age of 74. Her books include Psychiatry and the Business of Madness and The House on Lippincott.

Crochet artist Del Pitt Feldman died January 14 at the age of 90. Her books include The Crocheter’s Art, Crochet: Discovery and Design.

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Editado: Fev 2, 2020, 7:04am

Actress Monique van Vooren died January 25 at the age of 92. She wrote Night Sanctuary and The Happy Cooker.

Geophysicist and presidential adviser Frank Press died January 29 at the age of 95. His books include Understanding Earth and Earth.

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Editado: Fev 5, 2020, 9:08am

Judge Nathaniel R. Jones died January 26 at the age of 93. His autobiography was called Answering the Call.

Psychoanalyst Dr. Leonard Shengold died January 16 at the age of 94. His books include Soul Murder and Soul Murder Revisited.

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Editado: Fev 11, 2020, 6:17pm

Neuroscientist Bruce McEwen died January 2 at the age of 81. His nooks include The End of Stress as We Know It, Foundations of Social Neuroscience and The Hostage Brain.

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Fev 13, 2020, 8:15am

Photographer of Apartheid Santu Mofokeng died January 26 at the age of 63. His books include The Black Album and Santu Mofokeng

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Editado: Fev 15, 2020, 6:56am

Author Elizabeth Cullinan died January 26 at the age of 86. Her books include House of Gold, The Time of Adam and Yellow Roses.

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Mar 23, 2020, 8:22am

Paul Addison historian and biographer died January 21st 2020.

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Mar 30, 2020, 2:26am

Sportsman Charles Sprawson died January 6 at the age of 78. He wrote Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero.

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