Deaths in December - 2020

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Deaths in December - 2020

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Editado: Dez 2, 2020, 7:11pm

Olympic medalist Rafer Johnson died December 2 at the age of 86. His books include Great Athletes and Best that I can Be.

Pat Patterson the first openly gay WWE wrestler died December 2 at the age of 79. He wrote Accepted: How the first Gay Superstar Changed WWE.

Former French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing died of coronavirus on December 2 at the age of 94. His books include Democratie francaise, Le Pouvoir et la vie and Le Passage.

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Editado: Dez 3, 2020, 6:18pm

Restaurateur Miguel Algarin died December 1 at the age of 79. His books include Love is Hard Work and Nuyorican Poetry.

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Dez 3, 2020, 11:19pm

Novelist and author of several books about children's literature, Alison Lurie died on 3 December at 94. Her books included The War Between the Tates and The Truth About Lorin Jones

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Editado: Dez 4, 2020, 8:47pm

New York Times editor Betsy Wade died December 4 at the age of 91. Her books include The New York Times Book of Antiques and The New York Times Practical Traveler Handbook.

Museum director Irina Antonova died December 1 at the age of 98 from complications of coronavirus. Her books include Chagall Discovered, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts Moscow Paint, Berlin Moskau and Old Masters, Impressionists and Moderns.

Economist Walter E. Williams died December 2 at the age of 84. His books include Up from the Projects and Liberty versus The Tyranny of Socialism.

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Dez 5, 2020, 7:12am

Former quarterback for USC Marv Marinovich died December 3 at the age of 81. He wrote ProBodX.

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Editado: Dez 6, 2020, 1:44pm

Golfer Peter Alliss died December 5 at the age of 89. His books include Peter Alliss’ Golf Heroes and Peter Alliss My Autobiography.

Actor David Lander died December 4 at the age of 73. He wrote Fall Down Laughing.

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Editado: Dez 9, 2020, 4:41pm

Mountain climber Doug Scott died December 7 at the age of 79. He wrote Himalayan Climber.

British politician Maria Fyfe died December 3 at the age of 82. She wrote A Problem Like Maria and Women Saying no.

White Sox and Phillies baseball player Dick Allen died December 7 at the age of 78. He wrote Crash: The Life and Times of Dick Allen.

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Editado: Dez 8, 2020, 8:57am

The first man to break the sound barrier Chuck Yeager died December 7 at the age of 97. His books include Yeager and Press On.

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Dez 9, 2020, 8:20am

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Editado: Dez 9, 2020, 8:23am

Tennis champ Dennis Ralston died December 6 at the age of 78. He wrote Six Weeks to a Better Level of Tennis and Dennis Ralston’s Tennis Workbook.

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Editado: Dez 9, 2020, 10:01am

Alanna Knight died 2nd December 2020 aged 97. Writer of detective fiction.

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Editado: Dez 11, 2020, 5:13pm

Actress Barbara Windsor died December 10 at the age of 83. She wrote All of Me: My Extraordinary Life, Book of Boobs and Barbara: The Autobiography of a Cockney Sparrow.

Up and coming author Anthony Veasna So died December 10 at the age of 28. He wrote Afterparties: Stories.

Tech pioneer Norman Abramson died December 1 at the age of 88. His books include Information Theory and Coding and Multiple Access Communications: Foundations.

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Dez 12, 2020, 4:28pm

Country music singer and musician Charley Pride died of complications from coronavirus on December 12 at the age of 86. His autobiography was called Pride: The Charley Pride Story.

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Dez 13, 2020, 5:35pm

David Cornwell, better known to readers as John Le Carre, the author of many Cold War and post Cold War spy/espionage novelis, often adapted for film and TV including The Spy Who Came in From the Cold and The Constant Gardener, has died aged 89.

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Editado: Dez 14, 2020, 6:13pm

WWII Italian Resistance partisan and later politician Lidia Menapace died of coronavirus on December 12 at the age of 96. She wrote Io, partigiana: la mia Resistenza.

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Dez 15, 2020, 7:25am

Dancer Ann Reinking died December 12 at the age of 71. She wrote The Dancer’s Workout.

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Editado: Dez 16, 2020, 9:12pm

Nobel physicist Jack Steinberger died December 12 at the age of 99 he wrote Learning About Particles.

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Editado: Dez 17, 2020, 6:58pm

Prolific crime novelist Alanna Knight died December 2 at the age of 97. She sometimes used the pen name of Margaret Hope. Her books include The Inspector’s Daughter, Enter Second Murderer and Miss Havisham’s Revenge.

Best known for portraying the original Boba Fett, Actor Jeremy Bulloch died December 17 at the age of 75. He wrote Flying Solo: Tales of a Bounty Hunter.

Journalist Takashi Oka died December 2 at the age of 96. He wrote Policy Entrepreneurship and Elections in Japan and Prying Open the Door.

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Editado: Dez 18, 2020, 6:19pm

Journalist Jeannie Morris died December 14 at the age of 85. She wrote Brian Piccolo: A Short Season and Behind the Smile.

Politician and sportscaster Earl Hutto died December 14 at the age of 94. He wrote Captain Supreme Goes to Washington: a memoir.

Judge Ralph K. Winter Jr. died December 8 at the age of 85. His books include The Unions and the Cities and Affirmative Action.

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Dez 19, 2020, 5:48pm

Geneticist Bryan Sykes died December 10 at the age of 73. His books include The Seven Daughters of Eve and Adam’s Curse.

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Editado: Dez 20, 2020, 8:12am

Magician Al Cohen died December 13 at the age of 94. His books include Magical Mish Mosh and Memoirs of a Magic Dealer.

Former president of Burundi Pierre Buyoya died of coronavirus on December 18 at the age of 71. He wrote Mission Possible: and Les Negociations interBurandaisis.

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Dez 21, 2020, 11:18am

W.G. Runciman (Viscount Runciman of Doxford), author of many works on sociology, died 10th December 2020 aged 85.

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Editado: Dez 21, 2020, 8:56pm

Piano teacher Fanny Waterman died December 20 at the age of 100. Her books include On Piano Teaching and Performing, Piano lessons, Bk 1 and Me and My Piano.

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Editado: Dez 22, 2020, 4:56pm

Harvard scholar on Asia Ezra Vogel died December 20 at the age of 90. His books include Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China and Japan as Number One.

Outdoorsman Roy Wallack died December 19 at the age of 64 following a mountain bike accident. His books include Run for Life and Bike for Life.

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Editado: Dez 23, 2020, 5:52pm

Textile designer Jack Lenor Larsen died December 22 at the age of 93. His books include The Dyer’s Art and Elements of Weaving.

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Dez 24, 2020, 5:02pm

Autism researcher Darold Treffert died December 14 at the age of 87. His books include Islands of Genius and Extraordinary People.

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Editado: Dez 25, 2020, 7:21pm

Boston Celtics player and coach K. C. Jones died December 25 at the age of 88. He wrote Rebound.

Art historian Bill Holm died December 16 at the age of 93. His books include Northwest Indian Art and Spirit and Ancestor.

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Editado: Dez 26, 2020, 10:59pm

Soviet spy George Blake died December 26 at the age of 98. He wrote No Other Choice: An Autobiography.

Author Barry Lopez died December 25 at the age of 75. His books include Arctic Dreams and Of Wolves and Men.

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Editado: Dez 27, 2020, 7:16pm

Baseball star Phil Niekro died December 26 at the age of 81. He wrote Knuckle balls.

Art critic Barbara Rose died December 25 at the age of 84. Her books include Art as Art, American Art Since 1900 and American Painting: The Twentieth Century.

Vatican Latinist Father Reginaldus Thomas Foster died December 25 from complications of coronavirus at the age of LXXXI. He wrote Ossa Latinitatis Sola. The NY Times has given him the best obituary I have seen for many a year. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/27/obituaries/reginald-foster-vatican-latinist-w...

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Editado: Dez 28, 2020, 4:53pm

Guitarist Tony Rice died December 25 at the age of 69. He wrote Tony Rice Teaches BlueGrass Guitar.

Dr. H. Jack Geiger died December 28 at the age of 95. He wrote Dead Reckoning: A Critical Review.

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Editado: Dez 29, 2020, 6:41pm

Fashion designer Pierre Cardin died December 29 at the age of 98. He wrote Pierre Cardin: Past, present, future and Pierre Cardin: future fashion.

Creative writing professor Peter Abbs died December 28 at the age of 78. His books include Earth Songs and The Flowering of Flint.

Historian Ted DeLaney died December 18 at the age of 85. He wrote Free blacks of lynchburg and Wilsonianism and Other visions.

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Editado: Dez 30, 2020, 8:40pm

Actress Dawn Wells died of coronavirus on December 30 at the age of 82. Her books include Mary Ann’s Gilligan’s Island Cookbook and What Would Mary Ann Do? 😢

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Editado: Dez 31, 2020, 7:42pm

Branding specialist Martin Lambie-Nairn died December 25 at the age of 75. He wrote Brand Identity for Television.

Sociologist W. G. Runciman died December 10 at the age of 86. His work includes Great Books, Bad Arguments, Very Different, But Much the Same and Plato’s Later Epistemology.

Soccer manager Tommy Docherty died December 31 at the age of 92. His books include Call the Doc, Better Soccer for Boys and The Doc: My Story - Hallowed be thy Game.

Biographer Scott Donaldson died December 1 at the age of 92. His books include Fitzgerald vs Hemingway, John Cheever: A Biography and Fool for Love.

Politician Richard Lewis Thornburgh “Dick” died December at the age of 88. He wrote Where the Evidence Leads and Puerto Rico’s Future.

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Editado: Jan 1, 5:04pm

Television mystery program creator William Link died December 27 at the age of 87. He edited Death Leaves a Bookmark.

Artist and professor Roland Reiss died December 13 at the age of 91. He published Roland Reiss, psycho-social environments and Roland Reiss: A Seventeen Year Survey.

Director Joan Micklin Silver died December 31 at the age of 85. She co-wrote Limbo.

Historian Homan Potterton died December 8 at the age of 74. His books include Potterton People and Places, Rathcormick and Irish Art and Architecture.

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Editado: Jan 3, 1:37pm

Scientist Dr. Robert L. Pollack died December 1 at the age of 84. He wrote The pain-free Tryptophan Diet and Nutrition in Oral Health and disease.

Psychotherapist Kim Chernin died December 17 at the age of 80. Her many books include The Obsession and The Hungry Self.

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Editado: Jan 7, 6:40pm

Scholar of Indian dance Sunil Kothari died December 27 at the age of 87. His books include Kathak and New Directions in Indian Dance.

Poet Jean Valentine died December 29 at the age of 86. Her collections include Door in the Mountain, Break the glass and Home Deep blue.

Urdu poet and author Shamsur Rahman Faruqi died December 25 at the age of 85. His works include The Mirror of Beauty and The Sun That Rose from the Earth.

Surgeon Lawrence D. Dorr died December 28 at the age of 79. He wrote Hip Arthroplasty and Techniques for Total Hip Replacement.

Trade unionist Leif Mills died December 17 at the age of 84. He wrote a biography of polar explorer Frank Wild.

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Editado: Jan 8, 7:53am

NY nature writer Joanne Michaels died of coronavirus on December 15 at the age of 69. Her books include The Best of the Hudson Valley and Hudson River Journey: Images of Lake Tear.

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Jan 9, 7:32pm

Economist Richard N. Cooper died December 23 at the age of 86. His books include The Economics of Interdependence and Economic policy in an Interdependent World.

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Editado: Jan 10, 8:32am

Poet and philanthropist Wan-go Weng died December 9 at the age of 102. His books include Chinese Painting and Calligraphy and China: A History in Art.

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Editado: Jan 12, 3:37pm

Photographic editor Alice Rose George died December 22 at the age of 76. Her books include Flesh & Blood: Photographers’ Images of Their Own Families and 25 and Under.

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Editado: Jan 15, 2:43pm

Prof. Leo Panitch died December 19 at the age of 75. His books include The Making of Global Capitalism and In and Out of Crisis.

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Editado: Jan 16, 4:10pm

Legal historian Nial Osborough died December 29 at the age of 81. His many books include Borstal in Ireland, Law and the Emergence of Modern Dublin and Studies in Irish Legal History.

Writer and explorer Tim Severin died December 18 at the age of 80. His books include The Brendan Voyage, Odinn’s Child and Viking: Sworn brother.

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Editado: Jan 18, 8:01am

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Jan 19, 4:45pm

Potter Phil Rogers died December 22 at the age of 69. His books include Throwing Pots and Ash Glazes.

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Jan 20, 7:30am

Documentary film maker, poet and translator Mahmood Jamal died December 23 at the age of 72. His works include Islamic Mystical Poetry and Penguin Book of Modern Urdu Poetry.

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Editado: Jan 21, 7:43pm

Restauranteur and closeted war hero Bruce Copp has died at the age of 100. His memoir was called Out of the Firing Line...Into the Foyer: My Remarkable Story.

Preservationist Suhail Zaheer Lari died of coronavirus on December 5 at the age of 84. He wrote A History of Sindh.

Author Phyllis Eisenstein died of coronavirus on December 7 at the age of 74. Her books include Alaric the Minstrel, Sorcerer’s Son and Born to Exile.

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Jan 24, 2:54pm

Journalist David Barchard died December 25 at the age of 73. His books include Land of the Lakes and Asil Nadir and the Rise and Fall of Polly Peck.

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Editado: Jan 25, 7:54pm

Magazine editor Audrey Slaughter died December 18 at the age of 91. Her books include Blooming and Every Man Should Have One.

Intelligence researcher James R. Flynn died December 11 at the age of 86. His books include What is Intelligence and The Torchlight List.

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Jan 29, 1:45am

Washington Post reporter Maxine Cheshire died December 31 at the age of 90. Her memoir was called Maxine Cheshire Reporter.

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Fev 5, 6:59am

Historian Aidan Clarke died December 18 at the age of 87. His books include The Old English in Ireland and Prelude to Restoration.

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Editado: Fev 8, 7:02pm

Art historian Robert L. Herbert died December 17 at the age of 91. His books include Impressionism and Modern Artists on Art.

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Fev 11, 3:05pm

Science fiction author James Gunn died December 23 at the age of 97. His books include The Listeners and Immortals.

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Editado: Fev 15, 2:23pm

Historian Norman Golb died December 29 at the age of 92. His books include Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls? and Methods of Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Editado: Fev 17, 7:10pm

Statistician Leo A. Goodman died of coronavirus on December 22 at the age of 92. His books include Measures of Association and The Analysis of Cross-Classified Data.

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Editado: Abr 14, 2:47pm

Felon who blinded then married his lover Burt Pugach died December 24 at the age of 93. He wrote Crazy Love.

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Abr 30, 9:50pm

Mathematical biologist Nicholas F. Britton died in December at the age of 67. He wrote Essential Mathematical biology.

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