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1varielle
Oct 4, 2019, 2:42pm

Actress and singer Diahann Carroll died October 4 at the age of 84. Her books include The Legs Are the Last to Go and Diahann: An Autobiography .

2varielle
Edited: Oct 5, 2019, 6:44am

Portuguese politician Diogo Freitas do Amaral died October 3 at the age of 78. His books include D. Afonso Henriques and O Antigo Regime.

3varielle
Edited: Oct 6, 2019, 8:09am

Drummer for Cream Ginger Baker has died at the age of 80 on October 6. He wrote Ginger Baker: Hellraiser: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Drummer.

4lriley
Oct 6, 2019, 8:10am

#3--great drummer. Unique off the wall character.

5varielle
Edited: Oct 6, 2019, 9:49am

Irish poet Ciaran Carson died October 6 at the age of 70. His many books include Last night’s Fun and Shamrock Tea.

6varielle
Oct 7, 2019, 8:01pm

Physicist Stephen Lukasik died October 3 at the age of 88. He wrote Protecting Critical Infrastructures Against Cyber-Attack (Adelphi Papers) .

7varielle
Oct 10, 2019, 7:39am

Photographer Jill Freedman died October 9 at the age of 79. Her books include Old News: Resurrection City and Circus Days.

8varielle
Edited: Oct 11, 2019, 2:34pm

Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov died October 11 at the age of 85. He wrote Two Sides of the Moon: Our Story, I Walk in Space and Solvinden.

9varielle
Edited: Oct 15, 2019, 8:29am

Literary critic Harold Bloom died October 14 at the age of 89. His many works to Clyde The Western Canon and How to Read and Why.

Restaurateur Bruce LeFavour died October 4 at the age of 84. He wrote France on Foot.

Children’s book editor Richard Jackson died October 2 at the age of 84. He wrote In Plain Sight: A Game and Have a Book: Says Look.

Poet John Giorno died October 10 at the age of 82. He wrote You Got to Burn to Shine and Subduing Demons in America.

10varielle
Edited: Oct 16, 2019, 10:18pm

New Yorker cartoonist Dana Fradon died October 3 at the age of 97. His books include Harold the Herald and Sir Dana.

Photographer Sally Soames died October 5 at the age of 82. Her books are Manpower: Photographs and Writers: Photographs.

11varielle
Edited: Oct 18, 2019, 7:41am

Advocate for the Great Lakes, Lee Botts died October 5 at the age of 91. She wrote The Great Lakes: An Environmental Atlas.

The first female head of the Nobel literature committee, Sara Danius died October 12 at the age of 57. Her books include The Senses of Modernism, The Prose of the World and Prousts Motor.

Architect Charles Jencks died October 13 at the age of 80. His many books include The Language of Post-Modern Architecture and Modern Movements in Architecture.

Cuban prima ballerina Alicia Alonso died October 17 at the age of 98. She wrote Dialogos con la danza

12varielle
Edited: Oct 19, 2019, 8:05am

Author Kate Braverman died October 12 at the age of 70. Her numerous books include Lithium for Medea, The Incantation of Frida K. and Palm Latitudes.

Princeton literature professor and WWII veteran Samuel Hynes died October 4 at the age of 95. His works include Reporting World War Ii, Flights of Passage and The Soldier’s Tale: Bearing Witness.

Executive for Oracle, Mark Hurd died October 18 at the age of 62. He wrote The Value Factor.

13varielle
Edited: Oct 22, 2019, 5:59pm

Journalist Nick Tosches died October 20 at the age of 69. His books include In the Hand of Dante and Dino.

Scotty Bowers wrote about the sex lives of Hollywood in Full Service:. he died October 13 at the age of 96.

Maestro Raymond Leppard died October 22 at the age of 92. His books include Authenticity in Music and Leppard on Music.

14varielle
Edited: Oct 23, 2019, 5:55pm

Journalist Georgette Elgey died October 8 at the age of 90. She wrote The Vichy Regime and Histore de la IVe Republique : Tome 2.

NC historian Rob Neufeld died October 20 at the age of 65. His books include The Making of a Writer: Journalsand 27 Views of Asheville.

15varielle
Oct 24, 2019, 5:31pm

Designer Ingo Maurer died October 21 at the age of 87. His books include Ingo Maurer: Light: Reaching for the Moon and Ingo Maurer: Passion for Light.

16varielle
Edited: Oct 25, 2019, 5:24pm

Theologian John S. Mbiti died October 5 at the age of 87. His books include African Religions & Philosophy, Introduction to African Religion and Concepts of God in africa.

17varielle
Edited: Oct 26, 2019, 8:53am

Art expert E. A. Carmean died October 12 at the age of 74. His books include Helen Frankenthaler and The sculpture of Nancy Graves.

Former football player Bernie Parish died October 23 at the age of 83. He wrote They Call it a Game: Shoulders the NFL Stand On.

18varielle
Edited: Oct 27, 2019, 9:05am

Neuroscientist Robert R. Provine died October 17 at the age of 76. His books include Laughter: A Scientific Investigation and Curious Behavior.

19varielle
Edited: Oct 28, 2019, 7:08am

Former US Congressman John Conyers died October 27 at the age of 90. His books include What Went Wrong in Ohio and The Constitution in Crisis.

20varielle
Edited: Oct 29, 2019, 10:10am

Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky died October 27 at the age of 76. His books include To Build a Castle , Soviet Hypocrisy and Western Gullibility and To Choose Freedom.

Film producer Robert Evans died October 26 at the age of 89. His books include The Kid Stays in the Picture and The Fat Lady Sang.

21varielle
Edited: Oct 30, 2019, 4:52pm

Former head of the UN Refugee Agency Sadako Ogata died October 22 at the age of 92. Her books include The Turbulent Decade and Defiance in Manchuria.

Folklorist Ed Cray died October 8 at the age of 86. His many books include Ramblin’ Man and General of the Army.

22varielle
Edited: Nov 2, 2019, 6:15am

Former Dodger and later sportscaster Ron Fairly died October 30 at the age of 81. His memoir was called Fairly at Bat.

Creator of The Partridge Family, playwright Bernard Slade died October 30 at the age of 89. His works include Same Time, Next Year and Romantic Comedy.

23PossMan
Nov 4, 2019, 7:46am

Mustapha Matura Trinidadian playwright died October 29th 2019 aged 79.

24varielle
Nov 5, 2019, 12:25pm

Sit-com producer Al Burton died October 22 at the age of 91. He wrote 26 Steps to Succeed In Hollywood...or Any Other Business .

25varielle
Nov 7, 2019, 1:19pm

Newspaperman Ray Jenkins died October 24 at the age of 89. His books include Blind Vengeance and A Pacifist at War.

26varielle
Edited: Nov 9, 2019, 7:12am

Environmentalist Norman Myers died October 20 at the age of 85. His many books include Gaia: An Atlas of Planet Management and The primary Source.

27Crypto-Willobie
Nov 9, 2019, 5:04pm

Poet and literary critic Glen Cavaliero died October 28 at the age of 92. He is perhaps best-known for his scholarship on John Cowper Powys, and Charles Williams, and for his book The Supernatural and English Fiction. Appreciation here http://tinyurl.com/yxdj93bu , with links to obituaries.

28varielle
Nov 12, 2019, 10:59am

Journalist and television presenter Peter Sissons died October 1 at the age of 77. His memoir was called When One Door Closes.

29varielle
Edited: Nov 15, 2019, 5:42pm

Birth control researcher C. Wayne Bardin died October 10 at the age of 85. His works include Current Therapy in Endocrinology and Recent Progress in Hormone Research.

31varielle
Edited: Nov 22, 2019, 2:06am

Historian William Loren Katz died October 25 at the age of 92. His many books include Black Indians and The Black West.

32varielle
Dec 4, 2019, 1:56pm

Famed mountain climber Wayne Merry died October 29 at the age of 88. He wrote The Official Wilderness First Aid Guide.

33Diabolical_DrZ
Dec 12, 2019, 1:24am

Physician and Author Michael Blumlein died October 24. He wrote The Brains of Rats and Thoreau's Microscope among others

34varielle
Edited: Dec 23, 2019, 6:52am

Romance novelist Johanna Lindsey died October 27 at the age of 67. Her many books include Say You Love Me, Gentle Rogue and A Loving Scoundrel.

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