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IN MEMORIAM 2018

 

Robert Mann, American violinist, co-founded the Juilliard String Quartet
07/19/1920 – 01/01/2018

 

Thomas S. Monson, American religious leader, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints president (2008-2018)
08/21/1927 – 01/02/2018

 

Brendan Byrne, American politician, New Jersey governor (1974-1982)
04/01/1924 – 01/04/2018

 

Carlos Heitor Cony, Brazilian writer and journalist
03/14/1926 – 01/05/2018

 

Horace Ashenfelter, American Olympic gold medal-winning steeplechaser
01/23/1923 – 01/06/2018

 

Marjorie Holt, American politician, Maryland representative (1973-1987)
09/17/1920 – 01/07/2018

 

Odvar Nordli, Norwegian prime minister (1976-1981)
11/03/1927 – 01/09/2018

 

Tom Luken, American politician, Ohio representative (1974-1975, 1977-1991)
07/09/1925 – 01/10/2018

 

Doug Barnard, Jr., American politician, Georgia representative (1977-1993)
03/20/1922 – 01/11/2018

 

Jean Porter, American actress, Twice Blessed, Abbott and Costello in Hollywood
12/08/1922 – 01/13/2018

 

Naomi Stevens, American actress, The Apartment, TV's Vega$
11/29/1925 – 01/13/2018

 

Mathilde Krim, Italian-born American HIV/AIDS researcher and health educator
07/09/1926 – 01/15/2018

 

John Spellman, American politician, Washington governor (1981-1985)
12/29/1926 – 01/15/2018

 

Stansfield Turner, American government official, CIA director (1977-1981)
12/01/1923 – 01/18/2018

 

Dorothy Malone, American Oscar-winning actress, Written on the Wind, TV's Peyton Place
01/30/1924 – 01/19/2018

 

Paul Bocuse, French chef and restaurateur
02/11/1926 – 01/20/2018

 

Connie Sawyer, American actress, A Hole in the Head, Dumb and Dumber
11/27/1912 – 01/21/2018

 

Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet
09/05/1914 – 01/23/2018

 

Claribel Alegría, Nicaraguan poet
05/12/1924 – 01/25/2018

 

Neagu Djuvara, Romanian diplomat, writer, and historian
08/18/1916 – 01/25/2018

 

Elizabeth Hawley, American journalist and chronicler of Himalayan expeditions
11/09/1923 – 01/26/2018

 

Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish business magnate, founded the IKEA retail chain
03/30/1926 – 01/27/2018

 

Mort Walker, American cartoonist, Beetle Bailey, Hi and Lois
09/03/1923 – 01/27/2018

 

Gene Sharp, American political scientist and nonviolent theorist
01/21/1928 – 01/28/2018

 

Louis Zorich, American actor, TV's Mad About You
02/12/1924 – 01/30/2018

 

Ben Agajanian, American football player and coach
08/28/1919 – 02/08/2018

 

Marty Allen, American comedian and actor
03/23/1922 – 02/12/2018

 

Louise Latham, American actress, Marnie, Mass Appeal
09/23/1922 – 02/12/2018

 

Nini Theilade, Danish ballerina and choreographer
06/15/1915 – 02/13/2018

 

Billy Graham, American evangelist and spiritual adviser
11/07/1918 – 02/21/2018

 

Nanette Fabray, American actress and comedienne, The Band Wagon, TV's Caesar's Hour, One Day at a Time
10/27/1920 – 02/22/2018

 

Lewis Gilbert, English motion picture director, Alfie, Educating Rita
03/06/1920 – 02/23/2018

 

Gillo Dorfles, Italian art critic
04/12/1910 – 03/02/2018

 

Kjerstin Dellert, Swedish opera singer
11/04/1925 – 03/05/2018

 

Charles Thone, American politician, Nebraska representative (1971-1979) and governor (1979-1983)
01/04/1924 – 03/07/2018

 

Wilson Harris, Guyanese-born English writer, Palace of the Peacock, The Ghost of Memory
03/24/1921 – 03/08/2018

 

Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion designer
02/21/1927 – 03/10/2018

 

Ken Dodd, English comedian
11/08/1927 – 03/11/2018

 

T. Berry Brazelton, American pediatrician, columnist, and television host, What Every Baby Knows
05/10/1918 – 03/13/2018

 

Tom Benson, American businessman, owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans football franchises
07/12/1927 – 03/15/2018

 

Peter G. Peterson, American financier and government official, Secretary of Commerce (1972-1973)
06/05/1926 – 03/20/2018

 

Johan van Hulst, Dutch politician and humanitarian
01/28/1911 – 03/22/2018

 

Anna Chennault, Chinese-born American Republican fundraiser and activist
06/23/1923 – 03/30/2018

 

Morris Halle, Latvian-born American linguist
07/23/1923 – 04/02/2018

 

Gertrude Jeannette, American actress, playwright, and director
11/28/1914 – 04/04/2018

 

Tim O'Connor, American actor, TV's Peyton Place, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
07/03/1927 – 04/05/2018

 

Daniel Akaka, American politician, Hawaii representative (1977-1990) and senator (1990-2013)
09/11/1924 – 04/06/2018

 

Dewey Martin, American actor, The Big Sky, The Desperate Hours
12/08/1923 – 04/09/2018

 

John Melcher, American politician, Montana representative (1969-1977) and senator (1977-1989)
09/06/1924 – 04/12/2018

 

M. A. K. Halliday, English linguist
04/13/1925 – 04/15/2018

 

Barbara Bush, American First Lady (1989-1993)
06/08/1925 – 04/17/2018

 

Nabi Tajima, Japanese supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
08/04/1900 – 04/21/2018

 

Bob Dorough, American jazz pianist, singer, arranger, and songwriter, TV's Schoolhouse Rock
12/12/1923 – 04/23/2018

 

Michael Anderson, English motion picture director, Around the World in 80 Days, Logan's Run
01/30/1920 – 04/25/2018

 

Philip Hoff, American politician, Vermont governor (1963-1969)
06/29/1924 – 04/26/2018

 

Judith Leiber, Hungarian-born American handbag designer
01/11/1921 – 04/28/2018

 

Lester James Peries, Sri Lankan motion picture director, screenwriter, and producer
04/05/1919 – 04/29/2018

 

Anne V. Coates, English film editor, Lawrence of Arabia, The Elephant Man
12/12/1925 – 05/08/2018

 

Doug Ford, American golfer
08/06/1922 – 05/14/2018

 

Joseph Campanella, American actor, TV's The Bold Ones: The Lawyers, The Bold and the Beautiful
11/21/1924 – 05/16/2018

 

Richard Pipes, Polish-born American historian, author of The Russian Revolution
07/11/1923 – 05/17/2018

 

Bernard Lewis, English-born American Islamic and Middle Eastern historian
05/31/1916 – 05/19/2018

 

Bill Gold, American movie poster designer, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Casablanca
01/03/1921 – 05/20/2018

 

Patricia Morison, American actress, The Song of Bernadette, Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate
03/19/1915 – 05/20/2018

 

Allyn Ann McLerie, Canadian-born American actress, Calamity Jane, TV’s The Tony Randall Show
12/01/1926 – 05/21/2018

 

Clint Walker, American actor, The Dirty Dozen, TV's Cheyenne
05/30/1927 – 05/21/2018

 

Júlio Pomar, Portuguese painter
01/10/1926 – 05/22/2018

 

Jerry Maren, American actor, Lollipop Guild member from The Wizard of Oz
01/24/1920 – 05/24/2018

 

Russell Nype, American actor and singer, Broadway's Call Me Madam
04/26/1920 – 05/27/2018

 

Jens C. Skou, Danish Nobel Prize-winning biophysicist
10/08/1918 – 05/28/2018

 

Paul D. Boyer, American Nobel Prize-winning biochemist
07/31/1918 – 06/02/2018

 

Irving Sandler, American art critic and historian
07/22/1925 – 06/02/2018

 

Georgann Johnson, American actress, Midnight Cowboy, TV's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
08/15/1926 – 06/04/2018

 

Teddy Johnson, English singer
09/04/1919 – 06/06/2018

 

George N. Leighton, American jurist
10/22/1912 – 06/06/2018

 

Red Schoendienst, American baseball player, coach, and manager
02/02/1923 – 06/06/2018

 

Mary Wilson, English poet, widow of prime minister Harold Wilson
01/12/1916 – 06/06/2018

 

David Douglas Duncan, American photojournalist
01/23/1916 – 06/07/2018

 

Lorraine Gordon, American jazz writer and advocate, owner of New York City's Village Vanguard jazz club
10/15/1922 – 06/09/2018

 

Martin Bregman, American motion picture producer, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Scarface
05/18/1926 – 06/16/2018

 

Stanley Cavell, American philosopher
09/01/1926 – 06/19/2018

 

Kim Jong-pil, South Korean prime minister (1971-1975, 1998-2000)
01/07/1926 – 06/23/2018

 

Arvid Carlsson, Swedish Nobel Prize-winning pharmacologist
01/25/1923 – 06/29/2018

 

Steve Ditko, American comic book artist and writer, co-creator of Spider-Man
11/02/1927 – 06/29/2018
(Body found on this date)

 

Gillian Lynne, English dancer, director, and choreographer
02/20/1926 – 07/01/2018

 

Georges-Emmanuel Clancier, French poet and novelist
05/03/1914 – 07/04/2018

 

Claude Lanzmann, French filmmaker, Shoah
11/27/1925 – 07/05/2018

 

Peter Carrington, English politician, Father of the House of Lords (2007-2018)
06/06/1919 – 07/09/2018

 

Hans Günter Winkler, German Olympic gold medal-winning show jumper
07/24/1926 – 07/09/2018

 

Shinobu Hashimoto, Japanese screenwriter, Rashômon, Ikiru
04/18/1918 – 07/19/2018

 

Chiyo Miyako, Japanese supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
05/02/1901 – 07/22/2018

 

Bernard Hepton, English actor, TV's Colditz, Secret Army
10/19/1925 – 07/27/2018

 

Mary Carlisle, American actress, Grand Hotel, College Humor
02/03/1914 – 08/01/2018

 

Ingrid Espelid Hovig, Norwegian television chef and culinary writer
06/03/1924 – 08/03/2018

 

Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski, Polish brigadier general
03/10/1917 – 08/03/2018

 

Arsčne Tchakarian, Turkish-born French World War II resistance fighter, member of the Manouchian Group
12/21/1916 – 08/04/2018

 

Charlotte Rae, American actress, TV's The Facts of Life
04/22/1926 – 08/05/2018

 

Paul Laxalt, American politician, Nevada governor (1967-1971) and senator (1974-1987)
08/02/1922 – 08/06/2018

 

Robert H. Ferrell, American historian, author of Harry S. Truman: A Life
05/08/1921 – 08/08/2018

 

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Indian prime minister (1996, 1998-2004)
12/25/1924 – 08/16/2018

 

Ezzatolah Entezami, Iranian actor, The Cow
06/21/1924 – 08/17/2018

 

Jack Costanzo, American percussionist
09/24/1919 – 08/18/2018

 

Uri Avnery, German-born Israeli journalist and peace activist
09/10/1923 – 08/20/2018

 

Russ Heath, American comic book artist
09/29/1926 – 08/23/2018

 

Kuldip Nayar, Indian journalist and human rights activist
08/14/1923 – 08/23/2018

 

George Walker, American composer, Lilacs
06/27/1922 – 08/23/2018

 

Neil Simon, American playwright, The Odd Couple, The Sunshine Boys, and screenwriter, The Goodbye Girl
07/04/1927 – 08/26/2018

 

Fredd Wayne, American actor, Benjamin Franklin, Citizen
10/17/1924 – 08/27/2018

 

Erich Lessing, Austrian photographer
07/13/1923 – 08/29/2018

 

Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Italian-born population geneticist (Held dual Italian/American citizenship)
01/25/1922 – 08/31/2018

 

Gloria Jean, American actress, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
04/14/1926 – 08/31/2018

 

Margit Sandemo, Norwegian-born Swedish historical fantasy writer, The Legend of the Ice People series
04/23/1924 – 09/01/2018

 

Randy Weston, American jazz pianist and composer
04/06/1926 – 09/01/2018

 

Bill Daily, American actor, TV's I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show
08/30/1927 – 09/04/2018

 

Richard DeVos, American businessman, co-founded Amway
03/04/1926 – 09/06/2018

 

Will Jordan, American comedian, celebrity impressionist, and actor, I Wanna Hold Your Hand
07/27/1927 – 09/06/2018

 

Peter Donat, Canadian-born American actor, The Godfather Part II, TV's The X-Files
01/20/1928 – 09/10/2018

 

Big Jay McNeely, American rhythm and blues saxophonist, nicknamed "The King of the Honkers"
04/29/1927 – 09/16/2018

 

Jean Piat, French actor, Rider on the Rain
09/23/1924 – 09/18/2018

 

Robert Venturi, American architect
06/25/1925 – 09/18/2018

 

Denis Norden, English comedy writer and television presenter
02/06/1922 – 09/19/2018

 

Charles Aznavour, French singer, songwriter, and actor
05/22/1924 – 10/01/2018

 

Đỗ Mười, Vietnamese prime minister (1988-1991)
02/02/1917 – 10/01/2018

 

Leon Lederman, American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
07/15/1922 – 10/03/2018

 

Joseph Tydings, American politician, Maryland senator (1965-1971)
05/04/1928 – 10/08/2018

 

Mary Midgley, English moral philosopher
09/13/1919 – 10/10/2018

 

Tex Winter, American basketball coach, created the triangle offense
02/25/1922 – 10/10/2018

 

Walter "Dee" Huddleston, American politician, Kentucky senator (1973-1985)
04/15/1926 – 10/16/2018

 

Ara Güler, Turkish photojournalist
08/16/1928 – 10/17/2018

 

Osamu Shimomura, Japanese Nobel Prize-winning organic chemist and marine biologist
08/27/1928 – 10/19/2018

 

Earl Bakken, American businessman and engineer, created the first wearable external pacemaker
01/10/1924 – 10/21/2018

 

Harry Ettlinger, German-born American World War II soldier, member of the Monuments Men
01/28/1926 – 10/21/2018

 

James Karen, American actor, Poltergeist, The Return of the Living Dead
11/28/1923 – 10/23/2018

 

Thomas Keating, American monk, co-founded the centering prayer movement
03/07/1923 – 10/25/2018

 

Jin Yong (aka Louis Cha), Chinese writer, The Book and the Sword
03/10/1924 – 10/30/2018

 

Wally Triplett, American football player
04/18/1926 – 11/08/2018

 

Stan Lee, American comic book writer, co-created Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and X-Men
12/28/1922 – 11/12/2018

 

Katherine MacGregor, American actress, TV's Little House on the Prairie
01/12/1925 – 11/13/2018

 

Mary Kay Stearns, American actress, TV's Mary Kay and Johnny
10/27/1925 – 11/17/2018

 

Aaron Klug, Lithuanian-born English Nobel Prize-winning chemist and biophysicist
08/11/1926 – 11/20/2018

 

Nicolas Roeg, English cinematographer and motion picture director, The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Witches
08/15/1928 – 11/23/2018

 

Johnny Maddox, American ragtime pianist
08/04/1927 – 11/27/2018

 

George Bush, American president (1989-1993)
06/12/1924 – 11/30/2018

 

Belisario Betancur, Colombian president (1982-1986)
02/04/1923 – 12/07/2018

 

Robert Bergland, American politician, Minnesota representative (1971-1977), and Secretary of Agriculture (1977-1981)
07/22/1928 – 12/09/2018

 

Matti Kassila, Finnish motion picture director, The Harvest Month
01/12/1924 – 12/14/2018

 

Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Ethiopian president (2001-2013)
12/28/1924 – 12/15/2018

 

David Austin, English rose breeder
02/16/1926 – 12/18/2018

 

Nancy Roman, American astronomer, known as the mother of the Hubble Telescope
05/16/1925 – 12/25/2018

 

Roy J. Glauber, American Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist
09/01/1925 – 12/26/2018

 

Sono Osato, American dancer and actress, Broadway's On the Town
08/29/1919 – 12/26/2018

 

Morton Sobell, American espionage figure, co-defendant in the 1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg spy trial
04/11/1917 – 12/26/2018

 

Richard Overton, American World War II Army sergeant, oldest living U.S. veteran at time of death
05/11/1906 – 12/27/2018

 

Christine McGuire, American singer, member of the McGuire Sisters trio
07/30/1926 – 12/28/2018

 

June Whitfield, English actress, TV's Terry and June, Absolutely Fabulous
11/11/1925 – 12/28/2018

 

Edgar Hilsenrath, German writer, The Nazi and the Barber
04/02/1926 – 12/30/2018

 

Don Lusk, American animator and animation director
10/28/1913 – 12/30/2018

 

Mrinal Sen, Indian motion picture director
05/14/1923 – 12/30/2018

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