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Jan 1
Former Rep. Mike Oxley dies, 71 
Jan 1
Natalie Cole, R&B and jazz singer, dies aged 65 
Jan 1
Jason Wingreen, 'All in the Family' Bartender and Voice of Boba Fett in 'Star Wars,' Dies at 95 
Jan 2
Former Wigan defender Steve Gohouri dies at the age of 34 
Jan 2
Dale Bumpers, former US senator and Arkansas governor, dead at 90 
Jan 2
Cricketer Matthew Hobden dies suddenly at the age of just 22 
Jan 3
Vilmos Zsigmond, 'Close Encounters' Cinematographer, Dies at 85 
Jan 3
Dr. Frances Cress Welsing Dead at 80 
Jan 4
Vilmos Zsigmond, 'Close Encounters' Cinematographer, Dies at 85 
Jan 6
Paul Bley, Adventurous Jazz Pianist, Dies at 83 
Jan 6
Elizabeth Swados, Creator of Socially Conscious Musicals, Is Dead at 64 
Jan 6
Nicholas Caldwell, co-founding member of The Whispers, dies at 71 
Jan 6
Bee Gees manager Robert Stigwood dies at 81 
Jan 6
Riley Martin Dead: 'Howard Stern Show' Regular & Alien Expert Dies At 69 
Jan 6
Pierre Boulez, French Composer, Dies at 90 
Jan 7
Pat Harrington, Schneider on 'One Day at a Time,' dead at 86 
Jan 7
Former New York State Chief Justice Judith Kaye dies at 77 
Jan 7
Tom Allin dies aged 28, bowler for Warwickshire County cricket club 
Jan 9
Ed Stewpot Stewart dead: Crackerjack presenter dies aged 74 
Jan 9
Ashraf Pahlavi, Twin Sister of Iran's Last Shah, Dies at 96 
Jan 10
Legendary musician David Bowie dies of liver cancer at 69 
Jan 14
Rene Angelil, husband of Celine Dion, dead at 73 
Jan 14
Alan Rickman, Snape in 'Harry Potter' films, dies at 69 
Jan 19
Eagles Co-Founder Glenn Frey Dies at 67 
Jan 20
Leila Alaoui, Photographer Wounded in Burkina Faso Siege, Dies at 33 
Jan 21
Sheila Sims, Actress Who Was Richard Attenborough's Widow, Dies at 93 
Jan 26
Abe Vigoda, of Barney Miller and The Godfather, dies at 94 
Jan 31
Terry Wogan, Beloved BBC Presenter, Dies at 77 
Jan 31
Former president of El Salvador Francisco Flores dead at 56 
Feb 1
Benoit Violier 'world's best chef' dies at age 44 
Feb 2
Pakistan's 'greatest fiction writer' Intizar Hussain dies at 92 
Feb 2
Bob Elliott of comedy legends Bob and Ray dies at 92 
Feb 4
Maurice White Of Earth, Wind & Fire Dies At 74  
Feb 4
Dave Mirra, BMX Rider, Dies at 41 of Apparent Suicide 
Feb 4
Former Indiana Gov. Edgar D. Whitcomb dies at age 98 
Feb 4
Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 85 
Feb 4
Leslie Bassett, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer, Dies at 93 
Feb 6
Dan Hicks, Founder of the Hot Licks, Dies at 74 
Feb 8
John Disley: London Marathon co-founder dies aged 87 
Feb 8
Violette Verdy, French ballerina and teacher, Died at 82 
Feb 9
Sushil Koirala, former Nepalese prime minister, dies aged 76 
Feb 9
Michael Brick, Former Times Reporter, Dies at 41 
Feb 10
Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf's wife, Tara Nettleton, dies in Syria 
Feb 11
Ingrid Williams, wife of coach Monty Williams, dies at 44 
Feb 12
John Lattner, won Heisman at Notre Dame in 1953, dies at 83 
Feb 13
Justice Antonin Scalia, Who Led a Conservative Renaissance on the Supreme Court, Is Dead at 79 
Feb 14
Pulitzer prize-winning composer Steven Stucky dies at 66 
Feb 15
George Gaynes, 'Punky Brewster' and 'Police Academy' Star, Dies at 98 
Feb 15
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies at 79 
Feb 16
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Former UN Secretary General, Dies at 93 
Feb 16
Vanity Dead at 57, Prince Protege Known for 'Nasty Girl' 
Feb 17
Tony Phillips, Former MLB Star, Dies at Age 56 
Feb 17
Former West Indies cricketer Andy Ganteaume dies aged 95 
Feb 17
George Gaynes, Star of 'Police Academy' and 'Punky Brewster,' Dies at 98 
Feb 19
Umberto Eco, Author of 'The Name of the Rose,' Dead at 84 
Feb 19
Harper Lee, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Author, Dies at 89 
Feb 20
Samuel Willenberg, who made daring escape from Nazi death camp Treblinka, dies at age 93 
Feb 26
Blackberry Farm Proprietor Sam Beall dead at 39 
Feb 26
Tony Burton dead: Rocky actor who played trainer in films dies aged 78 
Feb 29
French "Utopian" Architect Claude Parent Dies Aged 93 
Feb 29
Angus, Thongs And Full-Frontal Snogging author Louise Rennison dies aged 64 
Feb 29
Actor George Kennedy, star of Naked Gun, dies aged 91 
Mar 1
Tony Warren, creator of British soap opera Coronation Street, actor and tv screenwriter, dies at 79 
Mar 1
Jim Kimsey, co-founder of AOL, dies at 76 
Mar 1
Angus, Thongs author, Louise Rennison, dies aged 63 
Mar 1
Louise Plowright: Former Eastenders and Wicked actress dies of cancer aged 59 
Mar 1
Olympic 'horse of a lifetime' dies aged 25 
Mar 1
'Beverly Hills Cop' actor, Detroit councilman Gil Hill dies aged 84 
Mar 1
Former American Gladiators star Lee Reherman dies, aged 49 
Mar 2
New Zealand's greatest test batsman Martin Crowe dies aged 53 after long cancer battle 
Mar 2
Australian silver medallist rower Sarah Tait dies aged 33 after cancer battle 
Mar 3
Lockerbie bombing judge Lord Coulsfield dies 
Mar 3
Thailand's Asean co-founder Thanat Khoman dies aged 101 
Mar 3
UK cellist Gywneth George dies aged 95 
Mar 4
Moroccan lute player Said Chraibi dies aged 65 
Mar 4
Arthur Keily British Olympian Marathoner dies aged 94 
Mar 4
Gareth Vaughan dies, aged 62 
Mar 4
Tony Dyson, the man who built Star Wars' original R2-D2, dies aged 68 
Mar 4
Boxing Scotland chairman Richard Thomas dies, aged 45 
Mar 4
Geelong Cats star Paul Couch dies aged 51 
Mar 5
Bob Hill, Leigh Cricket Club legend dies aged 97 
Mar 5
Prince Of Tides Author Pat Conroy Dies Aged 70 
Mar 5
'China's nightingale' Zhou Xiaoyan dies aged 98 after glittering six-decade career 
Mar 5
Prominent Sudanese politician Hassan Al-Turabi dies aged 84 
Mar 5
Joey Feek: Country music star dies of cancer aged 40 
Mar 5
Bud Collins, tennis writer and TV commentator, dies aged 86 
Mar 6
Pioneering Austrian conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt dies aged 86 
Mar 6
Former US first lady Nancy Reagan dies, aged 94 
Mar 6
Ray Tomlinson, email inventor and selector of @ symbol, dies aged 74 
Mar 7
Austrian conductor Harnoncourt dies aged 86 
Mar 7
Supreme Court Judge Adrian Hardiman dies aged 64 
Mar 7
Sunday newspaper's founding editor dies aged 89 
Mar 7
Cornell president Elizabeth Garrett dies of cancer aged 52 
Mar 7
Archbishop Paul Giglio dies aged 89 
Mar 8
Doncaster councillor Tony Revill dies aged 67 
Mar 8
Entertainer Dick Fox dies aged 73 
Mar 8
'Finest' dive bomber Arthur Gill dies, aged 100 
Mar 8
Trainer Bede Murray dies aged 80 
Mar 8
Michael White, Rocky Horror movie producer, dies aged 80 
Mar 8
Legendary Marvel Comics writer and illustrator Paul Ryan dies, aged 66 
Mar 8
British Bergen-Belsen Liberator Dies Aged 95 
Mar 8
Former disabled athlete Mohamed Allek dies aged 42 
Mar 8
Daddy Cool guitarist Ross Hannaford dies aged 65 
Mar 8
Ocala Sales co-founder Casse dies aged 79 
Mar 9
King of Wall Street, John Gutfreund, American investment banker and CEO of Salomon Brothers, dies at 86 
Mar 9
Garage Rock Icon Andrew Loomis Dies Aged 54 
Mar 9
Australian rock legend Jon English dies aged 66 
Mar 9
Citizen Kane actress and Orson Welles confidant Kathryn Trosper Popper dies, aged 100 
Mar 9
Sporting hero and Olympian Jack Jones, from Cheltenham, dies aged 90 
Mar 9
Prolific West End producer Michael White dies aged 80 
Mar 9
'Fifth Beatle' George Martin dies aged 90 
Mar 10
Durham cricket pioneer Don Robson dies aged 82 
Mar 10
Sir Ken Adam, James Bond production designer, dies aged 95 
Mar 10
Sergio Arellano Stark, driver of the 'Caravan of Death' under Pinochet, dies at 94 
Mar 10
Bronx boxer Joe DeGuardia dies at age 86, trained thousands of young fighters 
Mar 10
Irish Olympian, Jim McNamara dies aged 76 
Mar 10
Well-known Angus man Keddie Law dies aged 70 
Mar 11
British music star Keith Emerson dies aged 71 from reported suicide 
Mar 11
NHL hall of fame Gadsby dies aged 88 
Mar 12
Former minister Mohammad Bin Kharbash dies aged 60 
Mar 12
'Legally Blonde' Chihuahua Moonie, Better Known As Bruiser, Dies, Aged 18 
Mar 12
High jump legend Iolanda Balas dies aged 79 
Mar 13
Noted linguist JS Badudu dies at 89 
Mar 13
First Princess of Sealand dies aged 86 
Mar 14
Bernama correspondent in India M Santhiran dies, aged 48 
Mar 14
Ernestine Anderson dies aged 87, Jazz singer who won four Grammy nominations 
Mar 14
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, composer, dies aged 81 
Mar 15
Nobel laureate Lloyd S Shapley dies aged 92 
Mar 15
Extreme Weight Loss' Rod Durham dies aged 52 
Mar 15
British composer Peter Maxwell Davies dies aged 81 
Mar 15
Hotel Du Lac Author Anita Brookner Dies Aged 87 
Mar 15
Former Fiji center Seru Rabeni dies at age 37 
Mar 16
Jacqueline O'Brien dies aged 89 
Mar 16
Historian and education pioneer Lord Asa Briggs dies age 94 
Mar 16
Glenroe star Robert who 'left lasting legacy for Irish actors' dies aged 88 
Mar 16
Champion racehorse Better Loosen Up dies, aged 30 
Mar 16
Booker Prize victor Anita Brookner dies aged 87 
Mar 17
Cliff Michelmore: BBC radio and TV broadcaster dies aged 96 
Mar 17
Frank Sinatra Jr dies, aged 72 
Mar 18
Larry Drake dies aged 66, actor who played Benny in LA Law 
Mar 18
Paul Daniels, TV magician, dies aged 77 
Mar 18
Mathematician Solomon Marcus dies aged 91 
Mar 18
Cliff Michelmore, veteran BBC TV and radio presenter dies aged 96 
Mar 19
Czech 'new wave' film director Jan Nemec dies, aged 79 
Mar 19
The Rockford Files actor Joe Santos dies aged 84 
Mar 19
Former Meath football captain Brian Smyth dies aged 92 
Mar 19
Former German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle dies aged 54 
Mar 19
A Life Story - Marion Bruce, founder of Autism NZ, dies aged 90 
Mar 20
County stalwart David Green dies aged 76 
Mar 20
China's 'Nightingale' of Opera Zhou Xiaoyan Dies, Aged 98 
Mar 20
Roger Agnelli, Brazilian banker who became Vale CEO, dies in plane crash aged 56 
Mar 21
Press photographer Jack McManus dies aged 83 
Mar 21
Author Barry Hines, whose book inspired the film Kes, dies aged 76 
Mar 21
Former Danish PM Anker Jorgensen Dies Aged 93 
Mar 21
Las Vegas entertainer 'Mini Kim Kardashian' found dead aged 32 
Mar 22
Las Vegas performer 'Mini Kim Kardashian' dies aged 32 
Mar 22
Former Coventry RFC star John Cannon dies aged 35 
Mar 22
Ex-Intel CEO Andy Grove dies aged 79 
Mar 23
A Tribe Called Quest founder Phife Dawg dies aged 45 
Mar 23
Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford dies after a battle with cancer, aged 46 
Mar 24
Ken Howard, actor and SAG-AFTRA president, dies aged 71 
Mar 24
Joe Garagiola, ex-player turned glib broadcaster, dies at 90 
Mar 24
Veteran writer and Malay literary icon dies, aged 91 
Mar 25
Earl Hamner Jr., creator of the Waltons tv series, dies at 92 
Mar 25
Legendary comedian Garry Shandling dies aged 66 
Mar 26
Sesame Street's jolly shop owner 'Mr Handford' dies aged 80 
Mar 26
Football legend Johan Cruyff dies aged 68 
Mar 26
Auckland Zoo's hippopotamus 'Fudge' dies aged 28 
Mar 27
Legendary restaurateur to the stars, Elena Salvoni, dies at 95 
Mar 27
Kiwi TV producer Ross Jennings dies aged 71 
Mar 27
Leeds Rhinos stalwart, Billy Watts, dies aged 92 
Mar 28
Former Canada forward Norman Hadley dies aged 51 
Mar 28
Uganda goalkeeper Abey Dhaira dies from cancer aged 28 
Mar 28
Esther Herlitz, Israel's first female ambassador, dies aged 94 
Mar 28
Terry Brain, creator of 80s cartoon Trap Door, dies of cancer aged 60 
Mar 28
Jim Harrison, author of Legends of the Fall, dies aged 78 
Mar 28
TV nun Mother Angelica dies aged 92 
Mar 29
Marxist blogger and author Max Edwards dies of cancer aged 16 
Mar 30
German jazz singer Roger Cicero dies, aged 45 
Mar 30
Patty Duke, sitcom star and Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner, dies aged 69 
Mar 31
Cornwall cricket stalwart Viv Heffer dies aged 77 
Mar 31
Margaret Blye of The Italian Job dies of cancer, aged 73 
Mar 31
Dutch footballing legend Johan Cruyff dies aged 68 
Mar 31
Battle of Britain Hurricane pilot Tony Pickering dies aged 95 
Mar 31
Gentle giant Toto the elephant dies aged 46 at Blair Drummond Safari Park 
Apr 1
Musician Andy 'Thunderclap' Newman dies aged 73 
Apr 1
British wrestler Kris Travis dies aged 32 from stomach cancer 
Apr 1
Prominent British comedian Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85 
Apr 2
Denise Robertson, This Morning's Agony Aunt, dies aged 83 
Apr 2
Ian Britton: Former Chelsea and Burnley midfielder dies aged 61 
Apr 2
Hardline Hungarian communist Bela Biszku dies aged 94 
Apr 2
Hans-Dietrich Genscher: former German foreign minister dies aged 89 
Apr 2
Sherlock Holmes actor Douglas Wilmer dies aged 96 from pneumonia 
Apr 3
Cesare Maldini, legendary Milan defender and former coach of Italy, dies aged 84 
Apr 3
Jazz star Gato Barbieri dies aged 83 
Apr 4
Writer Bob Ellis dies, aged 73 
Apr 4
Argentine jazz great 'Gato' Barbieri dies aged 83 
Apr 4
Former Italy coach, Milan icon Maldini dies aged 86 
Apr 4
Milan legend Cesare Maldini dies aged 84 
Apr 4
Ronald Mulkearns, former Catholic Bishop of Ballorat dies aged 86 
Apr 4
Last surviving war chief Joe Medicine Crow dies aged 102 
Apr 4
Speedskating-Former short track world champion Noh dies aged 23 
Apr 5
Sleuk Rith Institute Architect Zaha Hadid Dies Aged 65 
Apr 5
Last Dutch holocaust survivor Jules Schelvis dies aged 95 
Apr 5
Bath barber from Italy Guiseppe De Miceli dies aged 80 
Apr 5
Porn star Amber Rayne dies from 'possible overdose' after she was found at her home aged 31 
Apr 5
Legendary Chelmsford athletics coach William 'Bill' Cornell dies in Florida home aged 76 
Apr 5
Erik Bauersfeld, voice of 'Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar, dies at 93 
Apr 5
Kitty Genovese murderer Winston Moseley dies in prison aged 81 
Apr 5
Former Mumbai cricketer Ranjan Baindoor dies aged 66 
Apr 5
Renowned Sailor Ian Bruce Dies Age 82 
Apr 6
Former Deputy Minister Zyta Gilowska dies aged 67 
Apr 6
Rugby league legend and former York star Mick Sullivan dies, aged 82 
Apr 6
Racing writer Terry Morris dies, aged 62 
Apr 7
Tunbridge Wells trained Paddington Bear artist dies aged 96 
Apr 7
Coventry Ring Road engineer Brian Redknap dies, aged 88 
Apr 7
Country music star Merle Haggard dies on his birthday aged 79 
Apr 7
Child protection pioneer Freda Briggs dies, aged 86 
Apr 7
Singer-songwriter Leon Haywood dies aged 74 
Apr 8
Funk and soul legend Leon Haywood reported dead, aged 74 
Apr 8
Sir Robert Finch dies, aged 71 
Apr 9
Hugh Hefner's younger brother Keith dies aged 87 after battle with cancer 
Apr 9
Essence's Daisy Lewellyn dies aged 36 after battling rare cancer 
Apr 9
Tunbridge Wells great-grandmother Bella Hallett dies aged 100 
Apr 9
Father of artificial intelligence Marvin Minsky dies aged 88 
Apr 9
Louis Latour dies aged 83 
Apr 9
Musician Andy Newman dies aged 73 
Apr 9
Renowned entertainment lawyer Seymour Lazar dies aged 88 
Apr 10
Pioneering drone music composer and filmmaker Tony Conrad dies, aged 76 
Apr 11
Howard Marks, former drug smuggler, and author of bestselling autobiography 'Mr Nice', dies aged 70 
Apr 12
Sir Tom Jones's wife dies of cancer, aged 75 
Apr 13
David Gest, former husband of Liza Minnelli, dies aged 62 
Apr 13
Former Blues rugby player Kurtis Haiu dies aged 31 
Apr 13
Sir Arnold Wesker, British playwright, dies aged 83 
Apr 14
Winemaker Louis Latour Dies Aged 83 
Apr 14
Balls Mahoney WWE wrestler dies aged 44 
Apr 14
Lucky Charms leprechaun voice Arthur Anderson dies at 93 
Apr 14
Poet Ruth Gilbert, also known as Florence Mackay, dies age 99 
Apr 14
Gareth Thomas, Blake's 7 actor, dies aged 71 
Apr 16
London Underground's 'Mind The Gap' voice artist Phil Sayer dies aged 62 
Apr 16
Iconic African photographer Malick Sidibe of Mali dies at the age of 80 
Apr 16
Acclaimed expert on energy and engineering Sir David MacKay dies aged 48 
Apr 17
Television and radio broadcaster Bruce Mansfield dies aged 71 
Apr 19
Ireland's oldest clubber John Leslie dies, aged 99 
Apr 19
Doris Roberts, Emmy-Winning 'Everybody Loves Raymond' Actress, Dies at 90 
Apr 20
Barry Davies, legendary SAS figure, dies aged 71 
Apr 20
World snowboarding champion Estelle Balet aged 21 dies in avalanche during film shoot 
Apr 20
Israeli actor and director Ronit Elkabetz dies aged 51 
Apr 20
Patricio Aylwin, president who guided Chile to democracy, dies aged 97 
Apr 20
World's 'oldest dog' dies on Australian farm aged 30 
Apr 20
Rod Daniel, director of Teen Wolf and TV comedies, dies aged 73 
Apr 21
Ex-WWE wrestling star Chyna dies aged 45 
Apr 21
Teen Wolf director Rod Daniel dies, aged 73 
Apr 21
Victoria Wood: British comedian dies aged 62 
Apr 22
'Purple Rain' legend Prince dies aged 57 
Apr 23
Renowned New Zealand sports broadcaster Peter Sellers dies aged 94 
Apr 23
Pacific music pioneer Bill Sevesi dies, aged 92 
Apr 23
Former Thaiprime minister Banharn Silpa-archa dies aged 83 after asthma attack 
Apr 23
Award-winning Guardian reporter David Beresford dies aged 68 
Apr 23
Actress Morag Siller dies aged 46 
Apr 23
Former James Bond Director Guy Hamilton Dies Aged 93 
Apr 24
Crime writer Michelle McNamara, wife of Patton Oswalt, dies aged 46 
Apr 25
Showman and X Factor star William dies aged 88 
Apr 25
Australian sculptor Inge King dies aged 100 
Apr 25
Rumba musician Papa Wemba dies aged 66 
Apr 25
Former New England Patriots nose tackle Ron Brace dies aged 29 
Apr 25
Congolese music icon Papa Wemba dies on stage aged 66 
Apr 25
'Me and Mrs Jones' singer Billy Paul dies, aged 80 
Apr 26
Double Fine, LucasArts audio legend Jory Prum dies, aged just 41 
Apr 26
China's Peking Opera master Mei Baojiu dies aged 82 
Apr 26
Former New England Patriots defensive end Ron Brace dies aged 29 
Apr 26
Warsaw Ghetto author Martin Gray dies aged 93 in Belgium 
Apr 26
'Me and Mrs Jones' singer Billy Paul dies, aged 80 
Apr 27
Former 1st Lady Lucy Kibaki dies at a London Hospital, aged 77 
Apr 27
Former CEO of EMTV, John Taylor, Dies Aged 76 
Apr 27
Mordialloc icon Hazel Pierce dies, aged 93 
Apr 27
Veteran Chinese human rights campaigner Harry Wu dies, aged 79 
Apr 28
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof star Madeleine Sherwood dies at her childhood home, aged 93 
Apr 28
Veteran Hong Kong newsman Shum Choi-sang dies aged 94 
Apr 28
Keen cricketer Michael S Killey dies, aged 81 
Apr 28
Mark Farmer: Grange Hill, Minder and Johnny Jarvis star dies aged 53 
Apr 28
Blackpool war hero Jim dies, aged 93 
Apr 28
Radio pioneer and Hauraki founder Chris Parkinson dies aged 74 
Apr 28
Legend of Soviet Cold War era political journalism Valentin Zorin dies aged 91 
Apr 29
Hi-de-Hi! actor Barry Howard, best known as ballroom dancer Barry, dies aged 78 
Apr 29
Robert J Cooper dies aged 39, creator of St-Germain elderflower liqueur 
Apr 29
David Page, award-winning music director of Bangarra, dies aged 55 
Apr 30
K-tel pitchman Philip Kives, who told viewers 'wait, there's more,' dies aged 87 
Apr 30
Trade fair organiser Paul Schall dies aged 76 
Apr 30
Oscar-winning special effects guru and East Sheen native Kit West dies aged 80 
Apr 30
'Aunt Peggy,' caretaker of British soldiers' graves in India, dies aged 96 
May 1
Disabled cricket pioneer Fred Wildgoose dies aged 80 
May 1
Former state Rep. Ruth Robinson dies, aged 94 
May 1
Leading bar and restaurant operator Tim Bacon dies aged 52 
May 1
US anti-Vietnam war priest Daniel Berrigan dies aged 94 
May 3
Sir Harry Kroto, Nobel prize-winning chemist, dies at 76 
May 3
Jonathan Cainer, 'Britain's greatest astrologer' dies aged 58 of suspected heart attack 
May 3
NSW Greens MP John Kaye dies of cancer aged 60 
May 3
Ashely Sawyer who appeared on MTV's Catfish dies aged 23 
May 3
Basil Blackshaw Northern Irish Painter Dies Age 83 
May 3
Roger Millward: Hull Kingston Rovers legend dies, aged 68 
May 4
Tupac Shakur's mother Afeni dies aged 69 
May 4
Hollyoaks actor Kristian Ealey dies aged 38 
May 5
'Knotted gun' sculptor Carl Fredrik Reutersward dies aged 81 
May 7
Tonbridge-born film buff Barry Littlechild dies aged 69 
May 7
First Whitbread champion, Ramon Carlin dies aged 92 
May 7
Devon celebrity photographer Matt Irwin dies, aged 36 
May 8
Rickey Smith dead: American idol finalist dies aged 36 
May 8
Margot Honecker, the 'Purple Witch' of East Germany, dies aged 89 
May 8
Kaname Harada: Ex-fighter pilot dies aged 99 
May 9
Footballer Bernardo Ribeiro, 26, dies after playing game in Brazil 
May 9
Wheel of Fortune and Neighbours creator Reg Grundy dies aged 92 
May 9
Tributes paid as former Clyde player Chris Mitchell dies aged 27 
May 10
Only Fools And Horses producer Gareth Gwenlan dies aged 79 
May 10
Australian Media Mogul Reg Grundy Dies Age 92 
May 10
Ex-England seamer and MCC president JJ Warr dies aged 88 
May 10
The Trouble With Tribbles' William Schallert Dies, Aged 93 
May 12
57 stone Larry Evans whose weight loss battle inspired millions dies aged 40 
May 12
Veteran West Indies cricket commentator Tony Cozier dies, aged 75 
May 12
Civil liberties lawyer Michael Ratner dies aged 72 
May 13
Sally Brampton, journalist and writer, dies aged 60 
May 13
Girls actor Nick Lashaway dies aged 28 
May 13
Francois Morellet Kinetic and Neon Art Pioneer Dies aged 90 
May 13
Emmie Taylor, widow of 'Mr Sheffield Wednesday' Eric, dies aged 104 
May 13
Newport darts legend Allan Plant dies aged 76 
May 13
Yukio Ninagawa, masterful director of Shakespeare, dies aged 80 
May 13
Evelyn Eveva SitaliFormer Big Brother Africa star dies aged 29 
May 13
Cricket: Former Knypersley all-rounder Les Lowe dies, aged 68 
May 15
Irish golfing great Christy O'Connor Snr dies aged 91 
May 16
Bealtes PR Tony Barrow who coined 'Fab Four' name dies aged 80 
May 16
Andre Brahic, discoverer of Neptune's rings, dies aged 73 
May 16
Casablanca actress Madeleine LeBeau dies at 92 
May 16
Former India cricketer Deepak Shodhan dies aged 87 
May 18
Guy Clark, legendary country singer-songwriter, dies aged 74 
May 18
Former MP David Rendel dies, aged 67 
May 18
Emilio Navaira: Tejano music legend dies from 'massive heart' attack aged 53 
May 19
German-born American historian Fritz Stern dies aged 90 
May 19
Kiwi actor Ian Watkin dies aged 76 
May 19
Former Frome rugby player Symon Crouch dies aged 52 
May 19
Mad Men's real Don Draper Bill Backer behind Coca-Cola ad dies aged 89 
May 20
Marco Pannella, maverick Italian post-war politician, dies aged 86 
May 20
Morley Safer, longtime 60 Minutes correspondent, dies aged 84 
May 20
Novelist and euthanasia advocate Gillian Mears dies aged 51 
May 20
Original Beastie Boys' member John Berry dies aged 52 
May 21
Popular Mister Ed actor Alan Young dies aged 96 
May 23
Czech graphic artist Adolf Born dies aged 85 
May 23
Ex-Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Collapses On-Stage, Dies Aged 51 
May 23
Sandor Tarics, World's Oldest Living Olympic Champion, Dies At 102 
May 24
Jeanne Parr dies aged 92, Chris Noth's mother and CBS correspondent 
May 24
Disney star Alan Young dies aged 96 
May 24
Veteran comedian Gaston Berghmans dies aged 90 
May 24
Third Everest climber dies in recent days while attempting to scale the peak 
May 25
Pink Panther and James Bond star Burt Kwouk dies aged 85 
May 26
Jos Hoffmann,: Luxembourg City's notorious "king of the night" dies aged 82 
May 26
Former Coventry City midfielder Ian Gibson dies aged 73 
May 26
Famous Writer, Translator Yang Jiang Dies, Aged 105 
May 26
Tributes pour in after Top Gear driver Neil Cunningham dies, aged 52 
May 26
Jennifer Aniston's mum Nancy Dow dies, aged 79 
May 27
Come Dancing star Peggy Spencer dies aged 95 
May 28
Groundhog Day actress Angela Paton dies aged 86 
May 30
Newport's legendary toastmaster Harry Poloway dies aged 100 
May 30
Actor Giorgio Albertazzi Dies Aged 92 
May 30
Canadian journalist Stanley Burke dead at 93 
May 31
Former Knowsley South MP Eddie O'Hara dies aged 78 
May 31
Legendary Studio Ghibli Animator Makiko Futaki Dies Aged 58 
May 31
Jane Fawcett, British Decoder Who Helped Doom the Bismarck, Dies at 95 
Jun 1
Veteran Archers actor Alan Devereux dies aged 75 
Jun 1
Alan Devereux, voice of The Archers' Sid Perks, dies aged 75 
Jun 1
Carla Lane Dead: Writer Behind 'The Liver Birds', 'Bread', 'Butterflies' Dies Aged 87 
Jun 2
Emeritus Bishop Len Boyle has died, aged 85. 
Jun 2
Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete dies aged 27 
Jun 2
Former Cornwall cricketer and footballer Maurice Weeks dies, aged 84 
Jun 2
London art collector Marion Lambert dies aged 73 after hit by bus on Oxford Street 
Jun 2
Connie Kopelov, who entered New York's first legal same-sex marriage dies, aged 90 
Jun 2
Britney Spears' longtime dancer and choreographer Andre Fuentes dies aged 40 
Jun 3
Jan Crouch dies aged 78; Trinity Broadcasting Network cofounder passes away after stroke 
Jun 3
Cyril Kalippa (Rioli) dies, aged 81 
Jun 4
Legendary Heavyweight Boxer Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74 
Jun 6
Former Vice-Chancellor, Lord Neill of Bladen dies aged 89 
Jun 6
Manohar Aich, India's first bodybuilder dies aged 102 
Jun 7
Peter Shaffer dead: Amadeus and Equus writer dies aged 90 
Jun 7
Victor Korchnoi, chess grandmaster who defected from Soviet Union, dies aged 85 
Jun 7
Former Supreme Court Judge Frank Griffin dies aged 97 
Jun 7
Sir Graham Latimer dies aged 90 
Jun 7
Last known 9/11 rescue dog, Bretagne, dies aged 16 
Jun 7
Kimbo Slice, street fighter and MMA pioneer, dies aged 42 
Jun 8
Theresa Chan, Singapore's Helen Keller, dies of cancer aged 72 
Jun 8
'Amadeus' playwright Peter Shaffer dies aged 90 
Jun 8
Former Plymouth Argyle winger Nicky Jennings dies aged 70 
Jun 8
'Equus' and 'Amadeus' playwright Peter Shaffer dies aged 90 
Jun 8
Raging Bull actress Theresa Saldana dead aged 61 three decades after surviving horrific knife attack 
Jun 8
Thaksin's adviser 'Seh Ice' dies aged 67 
Jun 8
Nigerian football legend Stephen Keshi dies aged 54 
Jun 9
Johnny Brooks: Ex-Tottenham, Chelsea and Brentford player dies aged 84 
Jun 9
'Plum' Smith, gunman to peacemaker, dies aged 62 
Jun 10
Sascha Lewandowski: Former Bayer Leverkusen coach dies aged 44 
Jun 10
Hampshire cricketer Hamza Ali dies aged 20 
Jun 10
D-Day war hero Russell Dunkeld dies, aged 90 
Jun 10
Michael Manser, defender of modern architecture, dies aged 87 
Jun 11
Alex Govan, who gave Birmingham City their 'Keep right on' anthem, dies aged 86 
Jun 11
Canadian Ice Hockey legend Gordie Howe dies aged 88 
Jun 11
Silicon Valley granddad and HP boss-killer Tom Perkins dies aged 84 
Jun 12
The Voice US contestant Christina Grimmie killed aged 22 
Jun 12
Former Penryn rubgy player Chris Monk dies aged 53 
Jun 12
Former Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu dies aged 58 
Jun 12
Andy Page dead: Australian body builder dies aged 32 
Jun 12
Leading industrialist Stanley Lau Chin-ho dies of heart attack aged 66 
Jun 13
Donald Carr, former TCCB secretary, dies aged 89 
Jun 14
Donald Carr, former England Cricket captain, dies aged 89 
Jun 14
Former Hearts midfielder Uriah Asante dies aged 24 
Jun 14
ALF star Michu Meszaros dead aged 76 
Jun 14
Janet Waldo, the voice of The Jetsons' teen daughter Judy, dies age 96 
Jun 14
CPP 'main hero' Say Pouthang dies aged 96 
Jun 14
Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros, actor known for playing 'Alf', dies aged 76 
Jun 14
Craigavon's 'running priest' Martin McAlinden dies aged 51 
Jun 14
Beehive hairdo creator Margaret Vinci Heldt dies aged 98 
Jun 15
Former Wings guitarist Henry McCullough dies aged 72 
Jun 15
Elvis Presley producer Lincoln 'Chips' Moman dies 
Jun 15
Leopard Man of Skye, once world's most tattooed man, dies aged 80 
Jun 15
Rugby League player Ronan Costello dies aged 17 
Jun 16
England rugby league player Ronan Costello dies from injuries, aged 17 
Jun 16
Chris Warren dies age 49, singer with "DX Band" 
Jun 16
Former Republic of Ireland player Tony Byrne dies aged 70 
Jun 16
Beehive hairstyle creator Margaret Vinci Heldt dies aged 98 
Jun 16
Elvis producer Lincoln 'Chips' Moman dies aged 79 
Jun 16
Ann Morgan Guilbert dies from cancer aged 87 
Jun 16
Waltons star Ronnie Claire Edwards dies, aged 83 
Jun 17
Actress Ann Morgan Guilbert of The Dick Van Dyke Show dies aged 87 
Jun 17
West Yorkshire MP Jo Cox dies after being shot in Birstall 
Jun 17
Irving Moskowitz, Prominent American Jewish Philanthropist and Settlement Backer, Dies Aged 88 
Jun 19
Varsity Blues actor Ron Lester dies from organ failure aged 45 
Jun 19
PM Dawn rapper Prince Be dies aged 46 
Jun 19
Acclaimed Australian filmmaker Paul Cox dies aged 76 
Jun 20
Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin dies in car crash aged 27 
Jun 20
Sam King: 'Legendary' Notting Hill Carnival founder dies aged 90 
Jun 21
Notting Hill Carnival founder Sam King dies aged 90 
Jun 21
Five Man Electrical Band Rocker Brian Rading Dies Aged 69 
Jun 21
Author and former Mail deputy editor Nicholas Gordon dies aged 68 
Jun 22
Decorated WWII flying ace Bob Cowper dies in Adelaide, aged 93 
Jun 22
French feminist writer Benoite Groult dies, aged 96 
Jun 22
Eamonn Dolan: Reading academy manager dies, aged 48 
Jun 22
Former Bermuda wicketkeeper Crockwell dies aged 30 
Jun 22
Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns dies aged 74 
Jun 23
Leo Brennan, father of Enya, dies aged 90 
Jun 23
Longtime ZZ Top manager Bill Ham dies aged 79 
Jun 23
Harry Rabinowitz, TV and film composer and conductor, dies aged 100 
Jun 23
Former Miss World contestant Yumara Lopez dies aged just 22 after losing battle with cancer 
Jun 24
Japanese creator of Othello board game dies aged 83 
Jun 24
Reggae expert and historian Michael de Koningh dies aged 58 
Jun 24
Bluegrass music pioneer Ralph Stanley dies aged 89 
Jun 24
Perth radio king Eoin Cameron dies aged 65 
Jun 25
Perth radio king Eoin Cameron dies aged 65 
Jun 25
Michael Herr, author of Dispatches, dies aged 76 
Jun 25
NRL and Cronulla great Greg Pierce dies aged 66 
Jun 25
Bernie Worrell, Parliament-Funkadelic co-founder, dies aged 72 
Jun 26
Acclaimed Slovenian artist Vladimir Makuc dies aged 91 
Jun 26
Lord Mayhew, former Northern Ireland secretary, dies aged 86 
Jun 26
Ex-Informer-series newspaper editor Vince Price dies, aged 68 
Jun 26
Bill Cunningham, New York Times fashion photographer, dies at 87 
Jun 28
Ryan Jimmo, Former UFC Fighter, Dies at Age 34 
Jun 28
Peter Morley, director behind coverage of Churchill funeral, dies aged 91 
Jun 29
Pat Summitt, legend of women's basketball, dies at 64 
Jun 29
Nicola Thorold, executive producer at Roundhouse, London, dies aged 51 
Jun 29
Olympic bronze medalist Freddie Gilroy dies aged 80 
Jun 29
Ice cream king Guido Morelli dies aged 81 
Jun 29
Mustang Sally composer Mack Rice dies aged 82 
Jun 29
Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore dies, aged 84 
Jun 30
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 41 dead and more than 230 hurt 
Jun 30
Legal maverick Dr John Anthony Roberts, dies aged 88 
Jun 30
Alvin Toffler, author of Future Shock, dies aged 87 
Jul 1
Leland Bardwell, a leading light of the Irish literary scene, dies aged 94 
Jul 1
Beijing's former top official in Hong Kong, Xu Jiatun, dies in exile aged 100 
Jul 1
Trumpton creator Gordon Murray dies, aged 95 
Jul 1
Gordon Murray dead: Creator of childrens' classics Trumpton and Camberwick Green dies aged 95 
Jul 2
Trumptonshire creator Gordon Murray dies aged 95 
Jul 2
The Concubine Author, Elechi Amadi Dies Aged 82 
Jul 2
Pioneering cardiologist and anti-smoking advocate Risteard Mulcahy dies aged 94 
Jul 2
Poet Sir Geoffrey Hill dies aged 84 
Jul 3
Elie Wiesel, Nobel winner and Holocaust survivor, dies aged 87 
Jul 3
Poet and award-winning Falstaff novelist Robert Nye dies aged 77 
Jul 3
Michael Cimino, director of The Deer Hunter and Heaven's Gate, dies aged 77 
Jul 3
Former French PM Michel Rocard dies aged 85 
Jul 3
British TV comic and actress Aherne dies aged 52 
Jul 3
Robin Hardy: The Wicker Man director dies, aged 86 
Jul 4
Wicker Man director Robin Hardy dies, aged 86 
Jul 4
Writer and actress Caroline Aherne dies, aged 52 
Jul 4
Former French PM Rocard dies aged 85 
Jul 4
Jack Taylor, Rent-a-car's founder, dies aged 94 
Jul 5
Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami dies aged 76 
Jul 5
Superman's first Lois Lane actress Noel Neill dies aged 95 
Jul 8
MEHWAR: President Ghani's Military Advisor Anwari Dies aged 60 
Jul 8
Theatre actress Anita Reeves dies aged 67 
Jul 8
Legendary IndyCar and F1 team owner Carl Haas dies aged 86 
Jul 9
Germany's culinary conscience, Wolfram Siebeck, dies aged 87 
Jul 9
Former Pakistan cricketer and umpire Javed Akhtar dies aged 75 
Jul 9
Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi dies aged 88 
Jul 9
Pakistan's legendary 'Angel of Mercy' Abdul Edhi dies aged 88 
Jul 10
Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi dies aged 88 
Jul 10
Killing Fields journalist Sydney Schanberg dies at 82 
Jul 11
Sydney Schanberg, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Dies Aged 82 
Jul 12
Destiny author Sally Beauman dies aged 71 
Jul 13
Destiny author Sally Beauman dies aged 71 
Jul 13
Julie Payne, Long Time Ridley Scott Collaborator, Dies Aged 64 
Jul 13
Former TN Chief Justice Robert E. Cooper dies, aged 95 
Jul 13
Wallaby legend Peter Johnson dies, aged 78. 
Jul 14
Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano dies, aged 83 
Jul 15
Film director Hector Babenco dies aged 70 in Brazil 
Jul 15
Australian socialite Lady Susan Renouf dies from cancer aged 74 
Jul 16
Hungarian author Peter Esterhazy dies aged 66 
Jul 16
Jimmy Johnston, former showband leader and promoter, dies aged 77 
Jul 17
Country music's Bonnie Brown dies aged 78 
Jul 17
Suicide frontman and electronic music pioneer Alan Vega dies, aged 78 
Jul 18
Ras Al Khaimah's 'mother of medicine' dies aged 80 
Jul 19
Shock as Tiggywinkles founder Les Stocker dies aged 73 
Jul 19
Alan Vega dies at the age of 78 
Jul 19
'King Coal' mining mogul Richard Budge dies aged 69 
Jul 19
Billy Name, photographer at Andy Warhol's Factory, dies aged 76 
Jul 20
Mohammad Shahid, One Of India's Greatest Hockey Players, Dies Aged 56 
Jul 20
Happy Days creator and Pretty Woman director Garry Marshall dies aged 81 
Jul 21
Romanian actor Radu Beligan dies at 97 
Jul 22
Hong Kong shipping tycoon George Chao dies, aged 76 
Jul 22
Former Glamorgan all-rounder Jim Pressdee dies aged 83 
Jul 23
Former British boxing champion Des Rea dies aged 72 
Jul 23
Dennis Green, former Minnesota Vikings head coach, dies aged 67 
Jul 24
Former British light welterweight champion Des Rea dies, aged 72 
Jul 25
Dr Kate Granger who raised thousands for cancer charity in Leeds dies from disease aged 34 
Jul 26
Marni Nixon, the Voice Behind the Screen, Dies at 86 
Jul 26
Former Booker T bassist Lewie Steinberg dies aged 82 
Jul 26
Iconic Egyptian-Pakistani director Mohamed Khan dies aged 74 
Jul 27
Legendary Rock Producer Sandy Pearlman Dies, Aged 72 
Jul 27
Famed TV psychic Miss Cleo dies aged 53 after battle with cancer 
Jul 27
Broadway impresario Jimmy Nederlander dies aged 94 
Jul 28
Tim LaHaye of 'Left Behind' novel series dies after stroke at age 90 
Jul 28
The Clash producer Sandy Pearlman dies, aged 72 
Jul 28
Former Catholic Herald editor Gerard Noel dies aged 89 
Jul 28
Chocolate billionaire Forrest Mars Junior dies aged 84 
Jul 28
Chief David Bald Eagle, prominent Native American leader and actor, dies aged 97 
Jul 29
Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara dies aged 87 
Jul 29
Indian writer Mahasweta Devi dies aged 90 
Jul 29
Lu Gusun, celebrated professor and lexicographer, dies aged 76 
Jul 29
Jerry Doyle, best known for playing Michael Garibaldi on Babylon 5, dies aged 60 
Jul 29
Neighbours actress Vivean Gray, who played Mrs Mangel, dies aged 92 
Jul 30
Voice of Postman Pat, Ken Barrie, dies aged 83 
Jul 31
Voice of classic kids TV character Postman Pat dies aged 83 
Jul 31
Ex-steel boss John Graham dies aged 81 
Aug 2
Oliver Hughes, founder of The Porterhouse pub chain, dies aged 55 
Aug 2
Dai Dower: Former British flyweight champion dies aged 83 
Aug 2
Gloria DeHaven, star of golden age cinema, dies aged 91 
Aug 2
Romania's former Queen Anne dies in Swiss hospital aged 92 
Aug 2
Legendary Australian Olympian Forbes Carlile dies aged 95 
Aug 3
German-Jewish writer Angelika Schrobscorff dies aged 88 
Aug 3
Polish Cardinal Franciszek Macharski dies aged 89 
Aug 3
Egyptian Nobel prize winning chemist Zewail dies aged 70 
Aug 3
F1 legend Chris Amon dies, aged 73 
Aug 4
Egyptian Nobel-winning chemist Zewail dies aged 70 
Aug 4
Swedish Film Institute veteran Gunnar Almer dies aged 62 
Aug 4
Publisher, author and political agitator Mel Hurtig dies at 84 
Aug 5
Egyptian Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Ahmed Zewail Dies Aged 70 
Aug 5
Steve LaTourette, nine-time congressman, dies of cancer aged 62 
Aug 5
Handball legend Michael 'Ducksie' Walsh dies, aged 50 
Aug 5
The Big Lebowski actor David Huddleston dies aged 85 
Aug 6
Litterateur Mahim Bora dies aged 92 
Aug 7
Former Miss Jamaica, Shakira Martin dies from sickle cell aged 30 
Aug 7
Pete Fountain, New Orleans jazz clarinet virtuoso, dies aged 86 
Aug 8
Australia's first world surfing champion, Bernard 'Midget' Farrelly, dies aged 71 
Aug 9
Indy 500 racer Bryan Clauson dies aged 27 
Aug 9
Violinist Paul Robertson dies aged 63 
Aug 9
Edward Daly, priest in famed Bloody Sunday image, dies at 82 
Aug 10
Britain's richest landlord Duke of Westminster Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor dies aged 64 
Aug 11
Longtime ESPN host John Saunders dead at age 61 
Aug 11
Barry Jenner, star of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, dies aged 75 
Aug 11
Sasi Shankar, National Award-winning Malayalam filmmaker, dies aged 58 
Aug 12
Pakistan's 'Little Master' Hanif Mohammad dies aged 81 
Aug 13
Serbian painter Ljuba Popovic dies aged 82 
Aug 13
Pakistan cricketer Hanif Mohammad dies aged 81 
Aug 13
Former Tamil Nadu minister Sarguna Pandian dies aged 75 
Aug 14
R2-D2 actor Kenny Baker dies, aged 81 
Aug 15
Na Muthukumar, national award-winning Tamil film lyricist, dies aged 41 
Aug 15
Barbara Gibb, mother of the Bee Gees, dies at 95 
Aug 15
Yiddish theater icon Fyvush Finkel dies aged 93 
Aug 16
Picket Fences actor Fyvush Finkel dies aged 93 
Aug 17
Pramukh Swami Maharaj, founder of the world's largest Hindu temple, dies aged 95 
Aug 17
Former FIFA president Joao Havelange dies, aged 100 
Aug 18
Love Story director Arthur Hiller dies, aged 92 
Aug 18
Nine Inch Nails Keyboardist James Woolley Dies Aged 50 
Aug 19
Iconic Israeli composer Nachum Heiman dies aged 82 
Aug 19
Champion distance jockey Bob Skelton dies, aged 81 
Aug 20
Rugrats voice actor Jack Riley dies aged 80 
Aug 21
Louis Stewart, Ireland's greatest ever jazz guitarist, dies aged 72 
Aug 21
Former 3 Doors Down guitarist Matt Roberts dies aged 38 
Aug 22
Backstreet Boys, NSYNC Founder Lou Pearlman Dies in Jail Aged 62 
Aug 22
Donald Henderson, eradicator of smallpox, dies aged 87 
Aug 23
Jazz harmonica great Toots Thielemans dies at 94 in Belgium 
Aug 23
Former Singapore President SR Nathan Dies Aged 92 
Aug 24
Gong co-founder Gilli Smyth dies aged 83 
Aug 24
Sir Anthony Jay writer of Yes Minister dies aged 86 
Aug 25
Former German President Walter Scheel dies aged 97 
Aug 25
Veteran Wellington broadcaster Justin du Fresne dies aged 74 
Aug 25
French writer Michel Butor dies aged 89: family 
Aug 26
French Fashion Designer Sonia Rykiel Dies Aged 86 
Aug 27
Bible Speaks Today editor Alec Motyer dies aged 91 
Aug 27
Veteran Comedian Koo Bong-seo Dies Aged 90 
Aug 29
Veteran Israeli politician Ben Eliezer dies aged 80 
Aug 29
WWE legend Harry Fujiwara, AKA Mr. Fuji, dies aged 82 
Aug 29
Juan Gabriel, legendary Mexican singer-songwriter, dies aged 66 
Aug 30
Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, dies aged 83 
Aug 31
Ice Road Truckers star Darrell Ward dies in plane crash aged 52 
Aug 31
Czech Olympic champion gymnast Vera Caslavska dies aged 74 
Sep 1
Anglian radio pioneer David Cocks dies aged 71 
Sep 1
Famed French photographer Marc Riboud dies aged 93 
Sep 1
Legendary Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel Dies Aged 66 
Sep 2
Reinhard Selten, German Nobel economist, dies aged 85 
Sep 2
Former Australian cricketer Len Maddocks dies aged 90 
Sep 3
The Big Lebowski and Modern Family star Jon Polito dies aged 65 
Sep 3
Uzbek President Islam Karimov dies, aged of 78 
Sep 3
Fred Hellerman, member of US folk quarter The Weavers, dies aged 89 
Sep 4
Famed actor Jon Polito dies aged 65 
Sep 5
Richard Neville, founder of Oz magazine, dies aged 74 
Sep 6
Oz magazine co-founder Richard Neville dies aged 74 
Sep 6
Lindsay Tuckett, oldest Test cricketer, dies aged 97 
Sep 7
World's first face transplant recipient, Isabelle Dinoire, dies aged 49 in France 
Sep 9
Port Vale and Crewe hero Bert Llewellyn dies aged 77 
Sep 9
Murphy Brown actor John Hostetter dies aged 69 
Sep 9
Star tenor Johan Botha dies aged 51 
Sep 10
Sylvia Gore, England women's first goalscorer, dies aged 71 
Sep 10
Jamaican ska pioneer Prince Buster dies aged 78 
Sep 11
Greta Friedman, thought to be 'nurse' in iconic VJ Day photograph, dies aged 92 
Sep 11
Masterchef contestant Helen Barker dies aged 38 
Sep 11
Sports Broadcaster Norman May Dead, Aged 88 
Sep 11
Woman in famous VJ Day 'Kiss' photo dies aged 92 
Sep 12
Alexis Arquette dead: Transgender actress dies aged 47 
Sep 16
Cry-Baby actress Kim McGuire dies aged 60 
Sep 17
Pulitzer-winning playwright Edward Albee dies at 88 
Sep 17
Former Italian President Ciampi dies aged 95 
Sep 17
Pulitzer-winning playwright Edward Albee dies at 88 
Sep 18
Legendary Canadian skating coach Burka dies aged 95 
Sep 18
Field of Dreams novelist WP Kinsella dies, aged 81. 
Sep 19
The Sound of Music actress Charmian Carr dies aged 73 
Sep 19
Rugby league tactician Ron Massey dies, aged 86 
Sep 20
Husband of real-life 'Fault In Our Stars' couple dies aged 25 
Sep 21
Captain Ralph Potts, sailor and storyteller, dies at 82 
Sep 21
Voice Of Zorak, Clay Martin Croker, Dies Age 54 
Sep 21
LA Confidential and 8 Mile director Curtis Hanson dies, aged 71 
Sep 22
Harry Potter and Life of Brian actor Terence Bayler dies aged 86 
Sep 22
Oscar-winning director Curtis Hanson dies aged 71 
Sep 23
Mia Farrow's Son Thaddeus Wilk Dies In Car Crash, Aged 27 
Sep 23
John Mulvaney, 'father of Australian archeology' dies aged 90 
Sep 24
Tobacco Road writer John D Loudermilk dies aged 82 
Sep 25
Ian Mercer, giant of national-park movement, dies aged 83 
Sep 25
Holocaust survivor Max Mannheimer dies in Germany, aged 96 
Sep 25
'Do The Right Thing' And 'Spider-Man' Trilogy Actor, Bill Nunn Dies aged 62 
Sep 25
Accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco dies aged 68 
Sep 26
Major League Baseball star Jose Fernandez dies aged 24 
Sep 26
Golf Great Arnold Palmer Dies Aged 87 
Sep 27
Holocaust 'avenger' Joseph Harmatz dies, aged 91 
Sep 28
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies aged 93 
Sep 29
Australian cricket great Max Walker dies, aged 68 
Sep 30
Anthony Stones, creator of iconic New Zealand statues, dies 
Oct 2
Boxer Mike Towell dies aged 25 after fight 
Oct 2
Soccerex founder Duncan Revie dies aged 62 
Oct 2
Curtis Roosevelt, grandson of Franklin D. Roosevelt, dies aged 86 
Oct 3
Conductor and violinist Sir Neville Marriner dies age 92 
Oct 4
Andrew Vicari the 'painter of kings' dies, aged 84 
Oct 4
Renowned bird scientist and conservationist Brian Bell dies, aged 86 
Oct 5
Hanoi Hannah, Vietnam war propaganda radio presenter, dies aged 87 
Oct 5
Gloria Naylor, award-winning novelist, dies aged 66 
Oct 6
Respected German actor Hans Korte dies aged 87 
Oct 6
UFC fighter Josh Samman dead age 28 
Oct 6
Rod Temperton, the songwriter who penned Michael Jackson's Thriller, dies aged 66 
Oct 7
Aussie Sports Journalist Rebecca Wilson Dies, Aged 54 
Oct 7
Australian actor Ross Higgins dies aged 86 
Oct 8
Terence Bayler: Kiwi Monty Python and Harry Potter actor dies aged 86 
Oct 9
Australia's 'mystery' spinner John Gleeson dies aged 78 
Oct 10
Former world light-welterweight champion Aaron Pryor dies aged 60 
Oct 10
Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda dies aged 90 
Oct 12
Mexican actor Gonzalo Vega dies aged 69 
Oct 13
Downtown Radio's Harry Castles dies aged 67 
Oct 13
Tommy Ford, Martin Lawrence's TV sidekick, dies aged 52 
Oct 14
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies aged 88 after 70-year reign 
Oct 14
'Days of Our Lives' Patricia Barry dies aged 93 
Oct 15
Coronation Street star Jean Alexander, who played Hilda Ogden, dies aged 90 
Oct 17
World's oldest giant panda Jia Jia dies aged 38 in Hong Kong 
Oct 17
Mystery writer Edward Gorman dies aged 74 
Oct 18
Love Story playwright Stephen Clark dies aged 55 
Oct 18
North Melbourne legend 'Twinkle Toes' Laurie Dwyer dies aged 77 
Oct 18
Hilda Ogden actress Jean Alexander dies aged 90 
Oct 20
Disposable nappy inventor Valerie Hunter Gordon dies aged 94 
Oct 20
Phil Chess, Chess Records co-founder, dies aged 95 
Oct 21
Germany physio Katzenmeier dies aged 81 
Oct 21
Film producer Paul Cowan, responsible for iconic Carry On scene, dies aged 77 
Oct 21
Legendary French ballerina Yvette Chauvire dies aged 99 
Oct 21
Fashion designer Richard Nicoll dies aged 38 
Oct 22
Countess Raine Spencer, stepmother of Princess Diana, dies aged 87 
Oct 27
Brazil's 1970 World Cup-winning captain, Carlos Alberto, dies aged 72 
Oct 27
'The Simpsons' writer Kevin Curran dies, aged 59 
Oct 27
Howard Davies, theatre director, dies aged 71 
Oct 27
The oldest member of Japan's imperial family, Prince Mikasa, dies aged 100 
Oct 29
Actor Manfred Krug, a star in East and West Germany, dies aged 79 
Oct 31
Former minister and psychiatrist Kostas Stefanis dies, aged 88 
Oct 31
Singapore healthcare pioneer Kwa Soon Bee dies aged 86 
Oct 31
1960s pop singer Bobby Vee dies aged 73 
Nov 1
Fashion legend James Galanos dies aged 92 
Nov 1
Retired Chief Justice Abdul Majid Chief Justice Cockar dies aged 93 
Nov 1
Curly Putman, who wrote The Green, Green Grass Of Home, dies, aged 85 
Nov 1
World Cup trophy sculptor Silvio Gazzaniga dies aged 95 in Milan 
Nov 3
Star Trek and Land of the Giants actor Don Marshall dies, aged 80 
Nov 3
Popular Greek Actor George Vasileiou Dies, Aged 66 
Nov 4
Famous Soviet-era clown Oleg Popov dies at 86 
Nov 5
Eddie Harsch dead: The Black Crowes keyboardist dies aged 59 
Nov 6
Electronic music pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey dies aged 87 
Nov 7
Thrilling Hungarian pianist Zoltan Kocsis dies aged 64 
Nov 8
Veteran BBC broadcaster Jimmy Young dies aged 95 
Nov 9
Former US Attorney General Janet Reno dies aged 78 
Nov 10
Former British heavyweight champion Jack Bodell dies aged 76 
Nov 11
Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies aged 82 
Nov 12
Robert Vaughn, star of TV's The Man from UNCLE, dies aged 83 
Nov 12
Saudi Prince Turki bin Abdulaziz Al Saud dies, aged 83 
Nov 13
Egyptian actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz dies aged 70 
Nov 14
UK's first ever ethnic minority judge, Mota Singh, dies aged 86 
Nov 14
Italian free diver Enzo Maiorca dies aged 85 
Nov 14
Rock'n'roll musician Leon Russell dies, aged 74 
Nov 15
Rapper Cranio Randagio dies aged at 22 
Nov 29
Pauline Oliveros, 'deep listening' pioneer, dies aged 84 
Nov 29
Lady Margaret Rhodes, The Queen's Cousin And Best Friend, Dies Aged 91 
Nov 29
Fritz Weaver dead: US star of stage and screen dies aged 90 
Nov 29
'Compassionate and principled' journalist Denis Downes dies aged 95 
Nov 29
House vocalist Colonel Abrams dies aged 67 
Nov 29
Kiwi music legend Ray Columbus dies aged 74 
Dec 1
King And I and Hawaii Five-0 star Keo Woolford dies aged 49 
Dec 2
Double lung transplant survivor Kirstie Tancock dies aged 27 days after making Christmas bucket list 
Dec 2
Senegalese sculptor, Ousmane Sow, dies aged 81 
Dec 4
Ghostbusters star Alice Drummond dies in New York aged 88 
Dec 5
General Tso's Chicken creator dies in Taiwan aged 98 
Dec 5
Daddy Cool Bassist Wayne Duncan Dies Aged 72 
Dec 6
Van Williams dies: Legendary Green Hornet actor dies, aged 82 
Dec 9
Astronaut John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95 
Dec 10
Days of Our Lives villain, Joseph Mascolo, dead at 87 
Dec 11
British restaurant critic AA Gill dies of cancer aged 62 
Dec 12
Former CART racer Herm Johnson dies aged 63 after battle with illness 
Dec 12
The Queen's friend Lady Elizabeth Longman dies age 92 
Dec 12
'Romany music queen' Esma Redzepova dies aged 73 
Dec 13
Australian broadcaster, writer and filmmaker Anne Deveson dies aged 86 
Dec 13
First celebrity weatherman Ian McCaskill dies aged 78 
Dec 14
Growing Pains actor Alan Thicke dies aged 69 
Dec 15
Bewitched and Hogan's Heroes TV star Bernard Fox dies aged 89 in Los Angeles 
Dec 15
Former jockey Garrett Gomez dies, aged 44 
Dec 16
Craig Sager, beloved NBA broadcaster, dies aged 65 
Dec 16
Champion racehorse Saintly dies aged 24 
Dec 17
Howard Bingham, close friend and personal photographer of Muhammad Ali, dies aged 77 
Dec 17
Michael Nicholson, veteran TV war correspondent dies aged 79 
Dec 18
Henry Heimlich, inventor of the Heimlich manoeuvre, dies aged 96 
Dec 19
Hollywood icon Zsa Zsa Gabor dies aged 99 
Dec 20
UK's first openly gay rabbi, Lionel Blue, dies aged 86 
Dec 20
Oman's Quran Calligrapher Dies Aged 56 
Dec 21
French acting great Michele Morgan dies, aged 96 
Dec 22
Former Cabinet minister Lord Jenkin dies aged 90