Lists of “Notable Deaths of 2015”

[Source]   [cross-posted to Gendergap mailing list, where there is some discussion]

[Note: for the difference between an obituary “article” and a paid “death notice” or memorial classified ad, see NYTTalk to the Newsroom: Obituaries Editor Bill McDonald“, or the Wikipedia “Obituary” article.]

NYT paid obituary from classified section

NYT paid death notice

NYT obituary article

NYT obituary article

List of “Notable deaths of 2015” articles from international publications:

Los Angeles Times, “Notable deaths of 2015

The Washington Post, “Notable deaths of 2015 and 2016

The Wall Street Journal, “2015 Year in Review: Notable Deaths

The Telegraph, “Culture stars who died in 2015

BBC, “Notable UK deaths of 2015

New York Times,Notable Deaths of 2015http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/obituaries/notable-deaths-2015.html?_r=1

List of “Notable Deaths of 2015” from NYT:

   December

Joseph F. Engelberger, 90

Samuel Berger, 70

George Sakato, 94

Scott Weiland, 48

Tibor Rubin, 86

Chuck Williams, 100

Holly Woodlawn, 69

Mariuccia Mandelli, 90 – Italian fashion designer (red link)

Douglas Tompkins, 72

John Trudell, 69

Walter J. Leonard, 86

Mattiwilda Dobbs, 90

Dolph Schayes, 87

Lillian Vernon, 88

Noboru Andu, 89

Kurt Masur, 88

Fernande Grudet, 92

Dickie Moore, 84

Joe Jamail, 90

Peggy Say, 74 – advocated for the release of her brother, Terry Anderson, from kidnappers in Lebanon (red link)

Dr. Alfred Gilman, 74

Robert Dick Douglas Jr., 103

Robert Spitzer, 83

Haskell Wexler, 93

Ellsworth Kelly, 92

Meadowlark Lemon, 83

Ian Fraser Kilmister, 70

   November

Fred D. Thompson, 73

Ahmad Chalabi, 71

George Barris, 89

Yitzhak Navon, 94

Vito J. Lopez, 74

Allen Toussaint, 77

Yolanda Sonnabend, 80

Carol Doda, 78

Pat Eddery, 63

André Glucksmann, 78

Helmut Schmidt, 96

David Canary, 77

Mal Whitfield, 91

Bob Foster, 76

Saeed Jaffrey, 86

Adele Mailer, 90

Douglass C. North, 95

Guy Lewis, 93

Marjorie Lord, 97

Fatema Mernissi, 75 (article has tags, and really seems incomplete for such a noted Islamic-feminist scholar)

Janet Wolfe, 101 – executive director of the New York City Housing Authority Symphony and anonymous author of The New Yorker’s “Talk of the Town”. (red link)

Shigeru Mizuki, 93

October

Don Edwards, 100

Brian Friel, 86

Denis Healey, 98

Olga Hirshhorn, 95 – art collector and museum benefactor (red link)

Chantal Akerman, 67

Grace Lee Boggs, 100

Henning Mankell, 67

Kenneth Koe, 90

Harry Gallatin, 88

Paul Prudhomme, 75

Geoffrey Howe, 88

Richard F. Heck, 84

Dean Chance, 74

Hilla Becher, 81 – shares an article with her husband Bernd and Hilla Becher

Robert Leuci, 75

Rosalyn Baxandall, 81

Mathieu Kérékou, 82

Irwin Schiff, 87

Vera B. Williams, 88

Gamal al-Ghitani, 70

Cory Wells, 74

Marty Ingels, 79

Leon Bibb, 93

Maureen O’Hara, 95

Betsy Drake, 92

Al Molinaro, 96

Mel Daniels, 71

   September

Ben Kuroki, 98

Dean Jones, 84

Judy Carne, 76

Martin Milner, 83

Daniel Thompson, 94

Sara Little, 97 – article says she used the name Sara Little for her entire career, but article is at her husband’s name “Sara Little Turnbull”.

Setsuko Hara, 95

Candida Royalle, 64

Merv Adelson, 85

Frank D. Gilroy, 89

Moses Malone, 60

Stanley Hoffmann, 86

Fred DeLuca, 67

Everett C. Parker, 102

Jackie Collins, 77

Jack Larson, 87

C.K. Williams, 78

Carmen Balcells, 85

Robert E. Simon Jr. , 101

Yogi Berra, 90

John Guillermin, 89

August

Robert Conquest, 98

Arnold Scaasi, 85

Louise Suggs, 91

Frances Oldham Kelsey, 101

Frank Gifford, 84

John A. Nerud, 102

Yvonne Craig, 78

Louis Stokes, 90

Egon Bahr, 93

Julian Bond, 75

Amelia Boynton Robinson, 104

Darryl Dawkins, 58

Al Arbour, 82

Joy Golden, 85 – stub

Oliver Sacks, 82

Marvin Mandel, 95

Wes Craven, 76

Blondell Cummings, 70 – dancer and choreographer (red link)

July

Nicholas Winton, 106

Charlie Sanders, 68

John A. Williams, 89

Burt Shavitz, 80

Yoichiro Nambu, 94

Jerry Weintraub, 77

Ken Stabler, 69

Saud al-Faisal, 75

Omar Sharif, 83

Jon Vickers, 88

Satoru Iwata, 55

Chenjerai Hove, 59

Marlene Sanders, 84 – tagged

Bill Arnsparger, 88

Elio Fiorucci, 80

Sally Gross, 81 – stub

Theodore Bikel, 91

E.L. Doctorow, 84

Shigeko Kubota, 77

Ingrid Sischy, 63

Peg Lynch, 98

Ann Rule, 83

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, 83

Lynn Anderson, 67

Howard W. Jones Jr., 104

Richard S. Schweiker, 89

Billy Pierce, 88

June

Jean Ritchie, 92 tagged

Irwin A. Rose, 88

Tariq Aziz, 79

Roger Vergé, 85

Colette Marchand, 90

Ronnie Gilbert, 88

Vincent T. Bugliosi, 80

Christopher Lee, 93

Ron Moody, 91

Ornette Coleman, 85

Kirk Kerkorian, 98

Charles Correa, 84

Suleyman Demirel, 90

Nelson Doubleday Jr. , 81

Ralph Roberts, 95

Daniel Villanueva, 77

James Salter, 90

Miriam Schapiro, 91

Gunther Schuller, 89

James Horner, 61

Laura Antonelli, 73

Dick Van Patten, 86

Mario Biaggi, 97

Patrick Macnee, 93

Jack Carter, 93

Ben Wattenberg, 81

May

Dave Goldberg, 47

Ruth Rendell, 85

Maya Plisetskaya, 89

Jim Wright, 92

Kenan Evren, 97

Johnny Gimble, 88

Elizabeth Wilson, 94

Chris Burden, 69

Rachel Rosenthal, 88

Peter Gay, 91

William Zinsser, 92

B.B. King, 88

Franz Wright, 62

Garo Yepremian, 70

Elisabeth Bing, 100

Happy Rockefeller, 88

Marques Haynes, 89

John F. Nash Jr., 86

Anne Meara, 85

Mary Ellen Mark, 75

Walter Byers, 93

Doris Hart, 89

Betsy Palmer, 88

Beau Biden, 46

Jim Bailey, 77

Dudley Williams, 76

   April

Eddie LeBaron, 85

Cynthia Lennon, 75

Manoel de Oliveira, 106

Evelyn Starks Hardy, 92 – founder of the Gospel Harmonettes (red link)

Rev. Robert Schuller , 88

Sarah Brady, 73

Victor Gotbaum, 93

Elmer Lach, 97

Rev. Gardner C. Taylor, 96

Julie Wilson, 90 – tagged

Richard Dysart, 86

Barbara Bergmann, 87

Art Powell, 78

Anne-Claude Leflaive, 59 French winemaker and “biodynamic” farming advocate (red link)

Stan Freberg, 88

Judith Malina, 88 tagged

Levi Watkins, 70

Günter Grass, 87

Percy Sledge, 74

Thelma Coyne Long, 96

Robert P. Griffin, 91

Cardinal Francis E. George, 78

A. Alfred Taubman, 91

Joseph Lechleider, 82

M.H. Abrams, 102

Jayne Meadows, 95 – tagged

Verne Gagne, 89

Jack Ely , 71

François Michelin, 88

Jean Nidetch, 91

Calvin Peete, 71

Ben E. King, 76

   March

Orrin Keepnews, 91

Minnie Minoso, 89

M. Stanton Evans, 80

Albert Maysles, 88

Cardinal Edward M. Egan, 82

Sam Simon, 59

Florence Arthaud, 57

Frei Otto, 89

Claude Sitton, 89

Dell Williams, 92

Terry Pratchett, 66

Rev. Willie T. Barrow, 90

Michael Graves, 80

Al Rosen, 91

Eva Burrows, 85

Malcolm Fraser, 84

Robert W. Kastenmeier, 91

Chuck Bednarik, 89

Gary Dahl, 78

Lee Kuan Yew, 91

Tomas Transtromer, 83

Rod Hundley, 80

Gene Saks, 93

   February

Charlie Sifford, 92

John C. Whitehead, 92

Billy Casper, 83

Dean Smith, 83

Ed Sabol, 98

Jerry Tarkanian, 84

Bob Simon, 73

David Carr, 58

Gary Owens, 80

Louis Jourdan, 93

Philip Levine, 87

Lesley Gore, 68

Jerome Kersey, 52

Clark Terry, 94

Bertrice Small, 77 tagged

Eugenie Clark, 92

Theodore M. Hesburgh, 97

Robert H. Benmosche, 70

John Fairchild, 87

Leonard Nimoy, 83

Malcolm Boyd, 91

Anthony Mason, 48

Yasar Kemal, 91 or 92

January

Mario Cuomo, 82

Edward W. Brooke III, 95

Allie Sherman, 91

Stuart Scott, 49

Jethro Pugh, 70

Rod Taylor, 84

Andraé Crouch, 72

Robert Stone, 77

Francesco Rosi, 92

Anita Ekberg, 83

John Bayley, 89

Elena Obraztsova, 75

Jane Wilson, 90

Jean Lindenmann, 90

Wendell H. Ford, 90

King Abdullah, 90

Ernie Banks, 83

Joe Franklin, 88

Toller Cranston, 65

Charles H. Townes, 99

Colleen McCullough, 77

Rod McKuen, 81

Carl Djerassi, 91

Richard von Weizsäcker, 94

Lizabeth Scott, 92

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s