Deaths in August 2017

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The following is a list of notable deaths in August 2017. For notable deaths before the current month, please see "Previous months". Names under each date are reported in alphabetical order by last name or pseudonym. Deaths of non-humans are reported here also if notable.

  • Each listing of a death must have a source. If no reference is included, the death notice will be removed. The following are the requirements of adding a name to the list in its order: name, age, nationality, what the person is known for, cause of death (if known) and most importantly a source.

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Ara Parseghian
1923 – 2017
Daniel Licht
1957 – 2017
Ángel Nieto
1947 – 2017
Erling Brøndum
1930 – 2017
Mark White
1940 – 2017
Ernst Zündel
1939 – 2017
Haruo Nakajima
1929 – 2017
Glen Campbell
1936 – 2017
Barbara Cook
1927 – 2017
Al McCandless
1927 – 2017
Yisrael Kristal
1906 – 2017
Bryan Murray
1942 – 2017
Joseph Bologna
1934 – 2017
Vern Ehlers
1934 – 2017
David Somerset
1928 – 2017
M. T. Liggett
1930 – 2017
Sir Bruce Forsyth
1928 – 2017
Dick Gregory
1932 – 2017
Jerry Lewis
1926 – 2017
Helmut Piirimäe
1930 – 2017
Tony deBrum
1945 – 2017
Jack Rosenthal
1935 – 2017
Jay Thomas
1948 – 2017
Tobe Hooper
1943 – 2017
Ebrahim Yazdi
1931 – 2017
Tsutomu Hata
1935 – 2017
Sir David Tang
1954 – 2017
Rollie Massimino
1934 – 2017
Richard Anderson
1926 – 2017

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  2. "Eminent scientist Dr Pushpa Mitra Bhargava is dead".
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  6. "Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away". 2 August 2017 – via The Economic Times.
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  8. Judith Jones, cookbook editor who brought Julia Child and others to the table, dies at 93
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  13. Preminuo fra Bonaventura Duda (Croatian)
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  15. Morreu o ator Ty Hardin, astro da série de TV Bronco (Portuguese)
  16. "Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy dies aged 91". 3 August 2017 – via www.bbc.com.
  17. "Dickie Hemric, whose 51-year-old ACC points record was broken by JJ Redick, dies at 83". newsobserver.
  18. Eberhard von Koerber (German)
  19. Preminuo reditelj i direktor Beogradske opere Dejan Miladinović (Serbian)
  20. Fallece Ángel Nieto a los 70 años tras su accidente de quad (Spanish)
  21. "Laurence Philip "Laurie" Brokenshire CBE".
  22. Han blev chefredaktør på Bornholm som 26-årig: Erling Brøndum er død (Danish)
  23. Anzeige Heinz Friedrich Dressel (German)
  24. Luiz Melodia morre aos 66 anos, em decorrência de câncer de medula (Portuguese)
  25. Waldemar Schreckenberger in Heidelberg verstorben (German)
  26. Екс-нардеп Ірина Бережна загинула в автокатастрофі (Ukrainian)
  27. È morto il maestro Bruno Canfora, scrisse 'Brava' e 'Da-da-un-pa' (Italian)
  28. Wojciech Krzemiński (Polish)
  29. "Hélène Martini". 11 August 2017 – via www.thetimes.co.uk.
  30. Fallece Marcelino Perelló, el polémico líder del movimiento del 68 (Spanish)
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  33. "Texas Governor Mark White dead at 77".
  34. In Me­mo­ri­am Prof. PhD Dr. h.c. Wolfgang H. Berger (German)
  35. Mort de Nicole Bricq: l'ancienne ministre est décédée à 70 ans (French)
  36. Browne, Rachel (7 August 2017). "Olympic champion Betty Cuthbert dead at 79". The Age.
  37. "Darren Daulton, leader of Phillies' 1993 World Series team, dies at 55". delawareonline.
  38. Leipziger Ex-OBM ist tot – Hinrich Lehmann-Grube mit 84 Jahren gestorben (German)
  39. Goldsborough, Bob. "Dick Locher, Pulitzer Prize-winning Tribune cartoonist, dies at 88". chicagotribune.com.
  40. Er erfand das Museum neu (German)
  41. "Holocaust denier Ernst Zundel dead at age 78 - CTV News". www.ctvnews.ca.
  42. "Former MLB star, Austin native Don Baylor dies at 68".
  43. "Original Godzilla actor Haruo Nakajima dies at 88". International Business Times UK. 7 August 2017.
  44. "Canadian Holocaust survivor known as 'Prisoner 88' dies in Cuba: family - Globalnews.ca". globalnews.ca. 7 August 2017.
  45. Epitropoulos, Alexa. "Former Alexandria Mayor, state senator Patsy Ticer dies - Alexandria Times - Alexandria, VA".
  46. Chris Blackwell's mom, Blanche passes at 104
  47. Jones, Chris. "Remembering Eugene Burger, a Chicago magician who knew magic is life". chicagotribune.com.
  48. "Glen Campbell Dead at 81". TMZ.
  49. Barbara Cook, luminous singer of Broadway stage, dies at 89
  50. "Former Patriots Coach Dick MacPherson Dies". NECN.
  51. "Cathleen Morawetz".
  52. Fallece el caricaturista Eduardo del Río, "Rius" (Spanish)
  53. "OBITUARY: Ken Roberts". www.halifaxrlfc.co.uk.
  54. L'écrivain Gonzague Saint Bris est mort (French)
  55. Shand, John (9 August 2017). "Janet Seidel: The cabaret singer with the little-girl voice is gone". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  56. "Major Thomas Bird". 11 August 2017 – via www.thetimes.co.uk.
  57. Murió Patricio Echegaray, histórico dirigente del Partido Comunista Argentino (Spanish)
  58. "Former Congressman, Supervisor McCandless dies". 11 August 2017.
  59. Zomrel Marián Varga (Slovak)
  60. Früherer Rad-Trainer Weibel verstorben (German)
  61. "Tributes pour in for Dr Ruth Pfau". The Express Tribune. 10 August 2017.
  62. "Legendary Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussain Abdelredha passes away". english.alarabiya.net.
  63. Magazine, WetinHappen (12 August 2017). "Afro-pop Singer Segun Bucknor Dies".
  64. "Chris Hesketh (1944-2017)". Salford Red Devils. 11 August 2017.
  65. "World's Oldest Man, Auschwitz Survivor Yisrael Kristal, Dies at 113". 12 August 2017 – via Haaretz.
  66. "KENT LEE Obituary".
  67. Muere Terele Pávez a los 78 años (Spanish)
  68. "Eugenio Polgovsky Ezcurra".
  69. "Heather Heyer 'Murdered While Protesting Against Hate' In Charlottesville, Friends Say".
  70. August 13, Lisa Wallace · The Canadian Press ·; 2017. "Former NHL coach, GM Bryan Murray dies at 74 - CBC Sports". CBC.
  71. "Myanmar ruling party's former chairman U Aung Shwe dies". 14 August 2017.
  72. "Joseph Bologna, 'My Favorite Year' Actor and Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter, Dies at 82". The Hollywood Reporter.
  73. Andrzej Blumenfeld Nie Żyje. Odeszla Legenda Polskiego Filmu (Polish)
  74. "Legendary coach Frank Broyles, who brought Arkansas its lone title, dies at 92". CBSSports.com.
  75. "Former Justice Franklin Cleckley dies at 77".
  76. MENAFN. "Abdelkarim Ghellab, Pioneer Writer and Politician in Morocco, Dies at 98". www.menafn.com.
  77. siteadmin (14 August 2017). "Former Fashola Aide, Lateef Raji, Is Dead". Sahara Reporters.
  78. "Olympic cycling champion Stephen Wooldridge dies". The Sydney Morning Herald. 15 August 2017.
  79. "Somalia: Former Foreign Minister Dies in U.S. At Age 79". 17 August 2017 – via AllAfrica.
  80. Kamin, Blair. "Gunnar Birkerts, acclaimed Midwestern architect, dies at 92". chicagotribune.com.
  81. "Former Michigan Congressman Vern Ehlers dies at 83". 16 August 2017.
  82. Eberhard Jäckel ist gestorben, Süddeutsche Zeitung
  83. "Actress Vera Glagoleva died". FrontNews.
  84. Morre em Brasília ex-senador boliviano Roger Pinto Molina (Portuguese)
  85. "'Lassie' Star Jon Shepodd Dies at 92". Programming Insider. 17 August 2017.
  86. "Duke of Beaufort dies aged 89". 16 August 2017 – via www.bbc.com.
  87. A los 93 años muere Vicente Sota ex diputado por Melipilla y Talagante (Spanish)
  88. Nyren, Erin; Nyren, Erin (18 August 2017). "'Predator' Actor Sonny Landham Dies at 76".
  89. "Kansas roadside artist M.T. Liggett dies at 86". kansas.
  90. وفاة الدكتور رفعت السعيد الرئيس السابق لحزب التجمع (Arabic)
  91. Runoilija Sirkka Selja on kuollut – suomalaisen runouden ”grand old lady” teki elämänuransa runouden parissa (Finnish)
  92. "Syrian actress who rallied crowds against Assad dies".
  93. Pertti Alaja är död – blev 65 år gammal (Swedish)
  94. "Fallece Alfonso Azpiri, ilustrador de cómics y portadas de videojuegos". Vandal.
  95. Saunders, Emmeline (19 August 2017). "US rockabilly icon Sonny Burgess dies at the age of 86 following fall". mirror.
  96. jchaimovitch. "Dave Creighton (1930-2017)". theahl.com.
  97. "Sir Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89". 18 August 2017 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  98. Mor als 89 anys Vicenç Iturat, llegenda vilanovina del ciclisme català (Catalan)
  99. ś. † p. Mirosława Litmanowicz (1928-2017) (Polish)
  100. McShane, Larry. "Venero (Benny Eggs) Mangano, longtime underboss of Genovese family, dead at 95". nydailynews.com.
  101. "Duncan Russell: Former Mansfield Town boss dies aged 59". 19 August 2017 – via www.bbc.com.
  102. "Don Shepherd: Glamorgan great dies aged 90". 19 August 2017 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  103. Morto Sergio Zaniboni, creò il volto di Diabolik (Italian)
  104. "Tributes paid to 'extraordinary' Brian Aldiss - The Bookseller". www.thebookseller.com.
  105. Скончался первый главком ВВС России Петр Дейнекин (Russian)
  106. Disparition de Gérard Férey (French)
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  108. ONLINE, RP. "Im Alter von 103 Jahren: Jahrhundertmaler Karl Otto Götz gestorben". RP ONLINE.
  109. Littleton, Cynthia; Littleton, Cynthia (20 August 2017). "Dick Gregory, Groundbreaking Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 84".
  110. "Alan Sayers death notice".
  111. Bea Wain, 'girl singer' from big-band era who jammed with Pavarotti, dies at 100
  112. Schauspiellegende. Margot Hielscher ist tot (German)
  113. Zum Tod des Komponisten Wilhelm Killmayer (German)
  114. Redaktor Jerzy Leśniak nie żyje (Polish)
  115. "Jerry Lewis, Nonpareil Genius of Comedy, Dies at 91". The Hollywood Reporter.
  116. "'We will miss him terribly': All Blacks legend Sir Colin Meads dies after battle with pancreatic cancer". 20 August 2017 – via www.nzherald.co.nz.
  117. Muere Nati Mistral a los 88 años (Spanish)
  118. Taylor, D. J. (21 August 2017). "Gordon Williams obituary" – via www.theguardian.com.
  119. A U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea in 1962 has died, his Pyongyang-born sons say
  120. PNJnews. "Former Florida Senator Greg Evers remembered as champion of Panhandle". Pensacola News Journal.
  121. Fallece el arquitecto Roberto Gottardi, coautor de las Escuelas de Artes de La Habana (Spanish)
  122. Hetrick, Adam (22 August 2017). "Thomas Meehan, Tony-Winning Writer of Annie, Dies at 88". Playbill.
  123. ERR (21 August 2017). "Historian Helmut Piirimäe dies at 86". ERR.
  124. "Legendary film star Razzak passes away". The Daily Star. 21 August 2017.
  125. "Former Kosovo PM Rexhepi Dies in Turkey". 21 August 2017.
  126. "Legendary photojournalist Boris Spremo told stories with his lens". The Globe and Mail. 22 August 2017.
  127. "Perch Zeytuntsyan dies aged 79". Public Radio of Armenia. 21 August 2017.
  128. Hum, Peter; August 23, Ottawa Citizen Updated:; 2017 (23 August 2017). "RIP, John Abercrombie - Ottawa Citizen".CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  129. Réalisateur de «La cité de la peur», Alain Berberian est décédé (French)
  130. "Obituary: Tony de Brum, Marshallese climate and anti-nuclear crusader". Climate Home News. 22 August 2017.
  131. "Department of Computer Science and Technology – Obituaries: Michael JC Gordon, 1948–2017". www.cl.cam.ac.uk.
  132. "Rishang Keishing, member of first Lok Sabha and Manipur's ex-CM, dies at 96". https://www.hindustantimes.com/. 22 August 2017. External link in |website= (help)
  133. "Archdiocese of Taipei 臺北, Taiwan". GCatholic.
  134. Morre Pedro Pedrossian, ex-governador de Mato Grosso do Sul (Portuguese)
  135. Warwickshire great Tom Pritchard dies aged 100
  136. Writers, VINCENT JACKSON & NICHOLAS HUBA Staff. "State Sen. Jim Whelan dies at age 68". Press of Atlantic City.
  137. Murió Eduardo Angeloz, ex gobernador de Córdoba (Spanish)
  138. "Viola Harris: Obituary".
  139. Nie żyje Engelbert Jarek. Był największą legendą Odry Opole (Polish)
  140. Broad, William J. (28 August 2017). "George A. Keyworth II, Reagan Science Adviser, Dies at 77" – via NYTimes.com.
  141. "Obituary: Joe Klein, 75, was GM of three teams".
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  143. Roberts, Sam (24 August 2017). "Jack Rosenthal, Times Journalist and Civic Leader, Is Dead at 82" – via NYTimes.com.
  144. Décès de l'ancienne résistante Jeannie de Clarens (French)
  145. "The Latest: Cecil Andrus, Carter's Interior Secretary, Dies".
  146. "Alan Boswell". www.shrewsburytown.com.
  147. Tietokirjailija ja kustantaja Kai Linnilä kuollut (Finnish)
  148. "Former York City Mayor Charlie Robertson dies at 83; was acquitted of murder in race riots". York Dispatch.
  149. Niemietz, Brian. "Comic actor Jay Thomas is dead at 69". nydailynews.com.
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  151. Curtin, Kevin; 3:13AM; Aug. 26, Sat; 2017. "Margaret Moser 1954-2017". www.austinchronicle.com.
  152. BITETTE, NICOLE. "Bodybuilder Rich Piana dead at 46". nydailynews.com.
  153. Saperstein, Pat; Saperstein, Pat (27 August 2017). "Tobe Hooper, 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' and 'Poltergeist' Director, Dies at 74".
  154. Yazar Muzaffer İzgü hayatını kaybetti (Turkish)
  155. "Wyborcza.pl". wyborcza.pl.
  156. Zemřel český volejbalista století Josef Musil (Czech)
  157. Baterista que cantava, Wilson das Neves sai de cena no Rio aos 81 anos (Portuguese)
  158. Se fue la leyenda de la natación Horacio White (Spanish)
  159. "Zmarł koszykarz Adam Wójcik. Miał 47 lat". Przegląd Sportowy. 26 August 2017.
  160. Részletek Lorán Lenke haláláról (Hungarian)
  161. staff, T. O. I. "Former IDF general Yitzhak Pundak dies at 104". www.timesofisrael.com.
  162. [http://fa.euronews.com/2017/08/27/ebrahim-yazdi-dies ابراهیم یزدی درگذشت (Persian) ]
  163. "Senarath Attanayake passes away". www.dailymirror.lk.
  164. "Melissa Bell, Soul II Soul Singer, Dies". Telegraph UK. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  165. Mireille Darc est décédée à l'âge de 79 ans (French)
  166. "Former Prime Minister Hata dies at 82".
  167. Butler, Sarah Lorge (29 August 2017). "Olympian David Torrence Dies at 31". Runner's World.
  168. "Décès de la danseuse Janine Charrat". FIGARO. 29 August 2017.
  169. Бывший советник по культуре экс-губернатора Челябинской области скончался на 39-м году жизни (Russian)
  170. Weaver, Matthew (30 August 2017). "Sir David Tang, socialite friend of the rich and famous, dies aged 63" – via www.theguardian.com.
  171. "Marjorie Boulton passes away". legacy.esperanto.org.uk.
  172. "RIP: Richard Sui On Chang, fourth bishop of Hawaii". 31 August 2017.
  173. Fallece Hato Hasbún, secretario de Gobernabilidad (Spanish)
  174. "Louise Hay's Legacy". www.hayhouse.com.
  175. "Singer Abdul Jabbar passes away". The Daily Star. 30 August 2017.
  176. "Renowned Hungarian film director Karoly Makk dies at 91".
  177. Red, Christian. "Rollie Massimino, who coached Villanova to unlikely '85 NCAA title, dead at 82". nydailynews.com.
  178. Sam Pivnik dies
  179. "A-bomb survivor Sumiteru Taniguchi dies of cancer at 88". 30 August 2017 – via Mainichi Daily News.
  180. "Richard Anderson, Actor on 'The Six Million Dollar Man,' Dies at 91". The Hollywood Reporter.
  181. Janne "Loffe" Carlsson är död (Swedish)
  182. Mitchell, Georgina (31 August 2017). "Fairfax Media football columnist Michael Cockerill dies, aged 56". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  183. Egon Günther mit 90 Jahren gestorben (German)
  184. "Slipped Disc - Last survivor of the Ballets Russes?".

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