Deaths in January - 2021

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Deaths in January - 2021

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Editado: Jan 2, 5:00pm

Football player Floyd Little died January 1 at the age of 78. He wrote Promises to Keep and Floyd Little’s Tales from the Broncos Sidelines.

2varielle
Editado: Jan 3, 1:51pm

Architectural Digest editor Paige Rense died January 1 at the age of 91. Her books include Gardens: Architectural Digest and Celebrity Homes.

UN peace specialist Brian Urquhart died January 2 at the age of 101. His books include Hammarskjold snd A life in Peace and War.

Musician Gerry Marsden died January 3 at the age of 78. He wrote I’ll Never Walk Alone: An Autobiography.

3varielle
Editado: Jan 5, 1:33pm

Theater director Lee Breuer died January 3 at the age of 83. His works include The Gospel at Colonus and Sister Suzie Cinema.

4varielle
Editado: Jan 7, 6:12pm

Novelist Eric Jerome Dickey died January 3 at the age of 59. His books include Milk in my Coffee and Cheaters.

Chef Albert Roux died January 3 at the age of 85. His books include The roux Brothers and New classic Cuisine

Reporter Neil Sheehan died January 7 at the age of 84. His books include The Pentagon Papers and A Bright and Shining lie.

5varielle
Editado: Jan 8, 12:34pm

Dodgers’ baseball great Tommy LaSorda died January 7 at the age of 93. His books include Chicken Soup for the Baseball Soul, The Artful Dodger and I Live for This! ⚾️ 😢 RIP

6varielle
Editado: Jan 9, 7:23pm

Physicist Martinus Veltman died January 4 at the age of 89. His books include Facts and Mysteries In Elementary Particle Physics and Diagrammatica.

7elkiedee
Jan 9, 8:05pm

Katharine Whitehorn. English journalist and author of a famous cookery book Cooking in a Bedsitter and a memoir, Selective Memory, died on 8 January aged 92.

8varielle
Editado: Jan 11, 5:10pm

Celebrated New Yorker writer Ved Mehta died January 9 at the age of 86. His works include Continents of Exile and Remembering Mr. Shawn’s New Yorker.

9varielle
Jan 11, 5:12pm

Reality television star Pat Loud died January 10 at the age of 94. She wrote Lance Out Loud and Pat Loud: a woman’s Story.

10varielle
Editado: Jan 12, 9:21pm

Cricketer Colin McDonald died January 11 at the age of 92. He wrote ‘CC’: The Colin McDonald Story Cricket, Tennis, Life.

11varielle
Editado: Jan 13, 8:11pm

Law professor Deborah L. Rhode died January 8 at the age of 68. Her books include The Beauty Bias, Speaking of Sex and Sex and Gender.

12Crypto-Willobie
Jan 14, 9:13am

Writer, publisher, bookstore owner, theatrical producer, counter-culture figure (etc) James "Jim" Haynes died January 6 at the age of 87. Among his books are Workers of the World, Unite and Stop Working! and Thanks for Coming.

13varielle
Editado: Jan 14, 7:51pm

Magician and animal trainer Siegfried Fischbacher (formerly of Siegfried & Roy) died January 13 at the age of 80. His books include Siegfried and Roy: Mastering the Impossible, Siegfried & Roy: Cooking in the Spotlight - Recipes from the Cast & Crew and
Siegfried & Roy "The Magic Begins At Home" .

Choreographer Sir Robert Cohan died January 13 at the age of 95. He wrote The Dance Workshop: A Guide to the Fundamentals of Movement.

Wife of children’s tv host Mr. Rogers Joanne Rogers died January 14 at the age of 92. She wrote the forward to The World According to Mr. Rogers.

Anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson died January 2 at the age of 81. Her many books include Composing a Life, Peripheral Visions and With a Daughter’s Eye.

14Crypto-Willobie
Jan 15, 11:05am

New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain died January 13 at the age of 69. He is the author of There's No Bones in Ice Cream: Sylvain Sylvain's Story of the New York Dolls.

15varielle
Editado: Jan 17, 6:55pm

Music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector died of coronavirus in prison on January 16 at the age of 81. His books include He's a Rebel: Phil Spector: Rock 'n' Roll's Legendary Producer and Phil Spector: Back to Mono .

16varielle
Editado: Jan 20, 8:39pm

Anti-feminist activist Joseph Scheidler died January 18 at the age of 93. His books include Closed: 99 Ways and Racketeer for life.

17varielle
Editado: Jan 21, 8:32am

Journalist and critic John Heilpern died January 7 at the age of 78. His works include Conference of the Birds and John Osborne: A Patriot for Us.

Photojournalist Grace Robertson died January 8 at the age of 90. Her books include Grace Robertson: Photojournalist of the 1950’s and Breaking the Frame.

18varielle
Editado: Jan 22, 7:11pm

Chess Grandmaster Lubomir Kavalek died January 18 at the age of 77. His books include World Cup Chess and Grandmaster Chess Tournament.

Home run king Hank Aaron died January 22 at the age of 86. His books include I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story and Home Run: My Life in Pictures.
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Novelist Sharon Kay Penman died January 22 at the age of 75. Her many books include The Sunne in Splendor, Here be Dragons and When Christ and His Saints Slept.

Science writer Sharon Begley died on January 16 at the age of 64. Her books include Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain and The mind and the Brain.

Choreographer Bob Avian died January 21 at the age of 83. His autobiography was called Dancing Man.

19varielle
Jan 23, 2:31pm

Television and radio host Larry King died of coronavirus on January 23 at the age of 87. His books include How to Talk to Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere and Love Stories of World War II.

20fuzzi
Jan 23, 9:10pm

>18 varielle: Hank Aaron died shortly after doing a Covid-19 vaccine promotion, where he touted its safety, and urged others to take it as well.

21Crypto-Willobie
Jan 23, 9:37pm

>20 fuzzi:
Are you trying to say the vaccine killed him?

22varielle
Jan 24, 9:13am

The reports I’ve seen, though unofficial, suggest he had serious heart disease and passed away from a massive stroke.

23varielle
Editado: Jan 24, 10:29pm

Poet and translator Mahmud Kianush has died at the age of 86. His work includes Modern Persian Poetry.

Screenwriter Walter Bernstein died January 23 at the age of 101. He wrote Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist.

Chilean judge Juan Guzman Tapia died January 22 at the age of 81. He wrote La Sentencia and En el borde del mundo.

24varielle
Editado: Jan 25, 6:54pm

Business academic Gareth R. Jones has drowned at the age of 69. His books include Why Should Anyone be Led By You? and Contemporary Management.

25varielle
Editado: Jan 26, 5:47pm

Stunt driver Remy Julienne died January 21 at the age of 90. He wrote Ma Vie En Cascades.

Co-founder of the Make-a-Wish Foundation Frank Shankwitz has died at the age of 77. He wrote Once Upon a Wish.

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Editado: Jan 27, 5:40pm

Feminist scholar Christina Crosby died January 7 at the age of 67. She wrote A Body, Undone and The Ends of History.

Mathematician Graham Hoare has died at the age of 85. He wrote Mathematics with a Microcomputer.

Actress, comedienne and former Miss America Cloris Leachman died January 26 at the age of 94. Her memoir was called Cloris. Farewell, Frau Blucher.

27varielle
Editado: Jan 29, 1:43am

Actress Cicely Tyson died January 28 at the age of 96. She wrote Just as I am: A Memoir.

Journalist Godfrey Hodgson died January 27 at the age of 86. His books include America in our Time and A Great and Godly Adventure.

28fuzzi
Jan 29, 7:11am

>27 varielle: I did not realize how old Ms. Tyson was, sad to hear of her passing.

I recall watching her in both Roots and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman.

29varielle
Editado: Jan 29, 9:40pm

Scientist Paul Crutzen died January 28 at the age of 87. His books include Atmosphere, Climate, and Change and Clouds, Chemistry, and Climate.

30varielle
Editado: Jan 30, 5:53pm

Circus showman Gerry Cottle died January 13 at the age of 75. He wrote Confessions of a Showman: My Life in the circus.

Biologist Lewis Wolpert died January 28 at the age of 91. His books include Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast and Malignant Sadness.

Gardening expert David Joyce has died at the age of 81. His books include The English Garden Tradition and Pruning and Training Plants.

Children’s television host Sonny Fox died of coronavirus pneumonia on January 24 at the age of 95. His books include Funnier than the First One and But You Made the Front Page.

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Editado: Jan 31, 8:17am

Marketing and PR expert Michael Bland died of coronavirus on January 18 at the age of 76. His books include Pig at the Wheel and Effective Media Relations.

32fuzzi
Jan 31, 9:58am

>31 varielle: I see he suffered for 20 years with Parkinson's, too. That's a shame.

33varielle
Jan 31, 10:21am

>32 fuzzi: and he caught corona in the hospital after he had a fall in December. Tragic.

34fuzzi
Jan 31, 2:58pm

>33 varielle: the hospital can be a very dangerous place.

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Editado: Jan 31, 4:57pm

36varielle
Editado: Fev 2, 6:49am

Actor Hal Holbrook died January 23 at the age of 95. His works include Harold: The Boy Who Became Mark Twain and Looking Through Walls: Based on a True Story.

37fuzzi
Fev 2, 7:11am

>36 varielle: I appreciated his acting. For me he was one of the best parts of Magnum Force.

38varielle
Editado: Fev 2, 5:13pm

Sci-fi author Kathleen Ann Goonan died January 28 at the age of 68. Her books include Queen City Jazz, Crescent City Rhapsody and The Bones of Time.

Saxophonist Grady Gaines died January 29 at the age of 86. His memoir was called I’ve Been Out There: On the Road with Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll

39Crypto-Willobie
Fev 2, 6:09pm

>37 fuzzi:
I loved his Mark Twain Tonight.

"Who's got my golden arm?..."

40fuzzi
Fev 3, 11:05am

>39 Crypto-Willobie: he was good in so many things, Magnum Force was just the first to come to mind...

41varielle
Editado: Fev 3, 8:35pm

Galleria Richard Feigen died of coronavirus on January 29 at the age of 90. He wrote Tales from the Art Crypt.

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Fev 4, 7:29am

Teacher and Holocaust survivor Nelly S. Toll died January 30 at the age of 88. Her books include Behind the Secret Window and When Memory Speaks: The Holocaust in Art.

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Fev 5, 7:05am

Film maker David Shaw-Smith died January 16 at the age of 81. He wrote Traditional Crafts of Ireland.

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Editado: Fev 6, 9:24am

Social scientist Margaret C. Snyder died January 26 at the age of 91. She wrote Women in African Economies, Transforming Development: Women, Poverty and Politics and African Women and Development.

Rabbi and psychiatrist Abraham Twerski died January 31 at the age of 90. His books include Addictive Thinking, When do the Good Things Start? and Waking up Just in Time.

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Fev 7, 5:25pm

Advocate for female artists Cindy Nemser died January 26 at the age of 83. As he wrote Art Talk with 15 Women and Ben Cunningham.

46varielle
Editado: Fev 8, 10:09pm

Social worker Joyce Lishman has died at the age of 73. Her books include Communication in Social Work and Social Work Education and Training.

Sociolinguist Jan Blommaert died January 7 at the age of 59. His books include Discourse: A critical introduction and The Sociolinguistics of Globalization.

47varielle
Editado: Fev 9, 8:28pm

Neuropsychiatrist Alwyn Lishman died January 26 at the age of 89. He wrote Organic Psychiatry.

Screenwriter Walter Bernstein died January 23 at the age of 101. His books include Keep Your Head Down and Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist.

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Editado: Fev 10, 5:31pm

Guitarist Flory Jagoda died January 29 at the age of 97. She wrote The Flory Jagoda Songbook.

Conductor John Byrt died of coronavirus on January 15 at the age of 80. He wrote An Unequal Music.

49varielle
Editado: Fev 13, 1:14pm

Cartoonist Bill Titcombe has died at the age of 82. His work includes Dad’s Army (strip cartoons) and Tat the Cat.

50fuzzi
Fev 12, 10:28pm

>49 varielle: the Touchstone for Dad's Army appears to be going to the wrong book.

51varielle
Fev 13, 1:13pm

>50 fuzzi: It put up a touchstone fight but I think I got it.

52fuzzi
Fev 13, 9:34pm

>51 varielle: success!

53varielle
Editado: Fev 14, 8:09am

Professor of dermatology Lionel Fry has died at the age of 87. His books include Encyclopedia of Dermatology and An Atlas of Atopic Eczema.

Agricultural adviser to the UN, Hugh Brammer has died at the age of 95. His books include Agricultural Development Possibilities in Bangladesh and The Physical Geography of Bangladesh.

Political scientist Byron Criddle died of coronavirus on January 20 at the age of 78. His work includes several volumes of Parliamentary Profiles.

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Editado: Fev 15, 4:52pm

Medical geneticist Sir Peter S. Harper died January 23 at the age of 81. His books include Practical Genetic Counseling and Myotonic Dystrophy.

Historian and Holocaust survivor Otto dov Kulka died January 30 at the age of 88. His books include Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death and The Jews in the Secret Nazi Reports.

55fuzzi
Fev 17, 1:53pm

Radio personality and author Rush Limbaugh passed away on February 17, 2021 from complications of Stage 4 lung cancer.

https://nypost.com/2021/02/17/rush-limbaugh-conservative-radio-host-dead-at-70/

56varielle
Fev 18, 6:28pm

>55 fuzzi: hey fuzz, he died in February. This is the January thread.

57varielle
Editado: Fev 18, 6:43pm

Musician biographer Johnny Rogan died January 21 at the age of 67. His books include Van Morrison: No Surrender and Morrissey & Marr.

Peace advocate Ken Weller died January 27 at the age of 85. He wrote Don’t be a Soldier! and Lordstown Struggle.

58fuzzi
Fev 19, 9:12am

>56 varielle: my bad, I didn't realize there was a February thread.

59varielle
Editado: Mar 3, 9:18pm

Poet Gerald Locklin died January 17 at the age of 80. His work includes Go West, Young Toad, Charles Bukowski a Sure Bet and The Life Force Poems.

Photographer Benedict J. Fernandez died January 31 at the age of 84. His books include Countdown to Eternity, Protest: Photographs and In Opposition.

60varielle
Editado: Mar 15, 7:16pm

Psychologist Rosalind Cartwright died January 15 at the age of 98. Her books include The Twenty-four Hour Mind, Crisis Dreaming and Night Life.

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Mar 19, 3:24pm

Card player Roger Baldwin died January 10 at the age of 91. He wrote Playing Blackjack to Win.

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Mar 22, 6:08pm

Disaster expert Dennis Mileti died of coronavirus on January 31 at the age of 75. He wrote Disasters by Design.

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Abr 3, 9:49am

Professor of international relations Abdul Aziz Said died January 22 at the age of 90. His books include Contemporary Islam and Peace and Conflict Resolution in Islam.

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Editado: Abr 15, 12:51pm

Paleontologist Brian George Gardiner died on January 21 at the age of 88. His works include Macmillan Book of Dinosaurs and The Guinness Encyclopedia of the Living World.

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