Deaths in December 2015

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The following is a list of notable deaths in December 2015. For notable deaths before the current month, please see "Previous months".

  • Name, age, country of citizenship and reason for notability, cause of death, reference (must be added) are added.

December 2015[change | change source]

George Sakato 1921-2015
Scott Weiland 1967-2015
Robert Loggia 1930-2015
Dolph Schayes 1928-2015
Kurt Masur 1927-2015
Rolf Bossi 1923-2015
Haskell Wexler 1922-2015
Lemmy 1945-2015
Natalie Cole 1950-2015

Previous months[change | change source]

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  1. Father of Robotics Joseph F. Engelberger Dies at Age 90
  2. Former WNMU President Glennen dies at 82
  3. Team Statement on Celtics Legend Jim Loscutoff
  4. Sandy Berger, ex-Clinton national security adviser, dies at 70
  5. Meghalt Juhász Ferenc költő (Hungarian)
  6. Actor Gabriele Ferzetti dies
  7. Medal of Honor Recipient George T. Sakato Passes Away at 94
  8. Scott Weiland, Former Singer of Stone Temple Pilots, Dead at 48
  9. Bill Bennett, former B.C. premier, dead at 83
  10. Oscar-Nominated Actor Robert Loggia Dies at 85
  11. Yossi Sarid, Former Knesset Member and Minister, Dies at 75
  12. Dag Skogheim er død (Norwegian)
  13. Zevenvoudig wereldkampioen veldrijden Eric De Vlaeminck is overleden (Dutch)
  14. William McIlvanney, the great Scottish writer, poet and political thinker, has died
  15. Morre a atriz Marília Pêra, aos 72 anos (Portuguese)
  16. Privy councillor Siddhi dies at 96
  17. Former Bulgarian PM Dimitar Popov dies at 88
  18. Holly Woodlawn, Warhol Superstar And Trans Troublemaker, Dead At 69
  19. Are You Being Served? actor Nicholas Smith dies aged 81
  20. Actor Ko Chun-hsiung dies of cancer at 70
  21. Martin E. Brooks, actor on Six Million Dollar Man and Bionic Woman, dies at 90
  22. Emmerdale actress Shirley Stelfox dies aged 74
  23. Sheffield United Bramall Lane legend passes away
  24. Social activist, veteran politician Elsie Tu dies at 102
  25. In Memory of Mattiwilda Dobbs Janzon
  26. American Indian Activist, Poet John Trudell Dies at 69
  27. Bonnie Lou, Pioneering Country and Rock Singer, Dies at 91
  28. Doug Tompkins Dead in Kayak Accident
  29. Jazz drummer Rusty Jones dies at 73
  30. New England Auto Racers Hall Of Fame Member Ron Bouchard Dies
  31. Former Syracuse Nationals star Dolph Schayes dies at age 87
  32. Asesinan al futbolista Hondures Arnold Peralta (Spanish)
  33. Zemřel Jiří Paďour, bývalý budějovický biskup, který byl v mládí hercem (Czech)
  34. Arnold Steinberg, former McGill chancellor, dead at 82
  35. Evelyn Lieberman, Aide Who Moved Monica Lewinsky From White House, Dies at 71
  36. Baghdadi’s advisor killed in Iraqi raid
  37. Asian scholar Benedict Anderson dies in his sleep in Indonesia
  38. Former South Australian premier John Bannon dies
  39. Помер Вадим Тищенко (Ukrainian)
  40. Morto Cossutta, il più filosovietico dei comunisti italiani (Italian)
  41. Lillian Vernon, Creator of a Bustling Catalog Business, Dies at 88
  42. Loggia P2: è morto Licio Gelli Una vita tra intrighi e segreti (Italian)
  43. Zvi Tabor, solar pioneer, dies at 98
  44. Morta a 101 anni ex azzurra Gabre Gabric (Italian)
  45. Author Peter Dickinson dies on 88th birthday
  46. SF "Buckshot" Hoffner dies
  47. Hal Brown Obituary
  48. Helge Solum Larsen er død (Norwegian)
  49. Jimmy Hill: Former Match of the Day presenter dies aged 87
  50. VERY SAD NEWS| Eminent German Conductor Kurt Masur Has Died – Aged 88
  51. Lord Janner has died, his family says
  52. The Montreal Canadiens mourn the loss of Richard “Dickie” Moore
  53. Atriz e cantora Selma Reis morre em Teresópolis, no RJ (Portuguese)
  54. Tidigare C-ledaren Karin Söder är död (Swedish)
  55. Ray Mathews, a Steelers Legend of the 1950s, dies
  56. Patricia Elliott, the Tony-winning actress and TV soap star from 'One Life to Live,' dies
  57. Zmarł dominikanin o. Jan Góra, twórca spotkań młodych Lednica 2000 (Polish)
  58. Prisoner actor Carol Burns dies in Brisbane aged 68
  59. Sångaren Peter Lundblad död (Swedish)
  60. Freda Meissner-Blau verstorben (German)
  61. Jurist und Publizist Star-Anwalt Rolf Bossi ist tot (German)
  62. Longtime Algerian opposition figure Ait-Ahmed dies: party
  63. Don Howe: Former Arsenal and England coach dies aged 80
  64. 12 Eylül darbesinin başbakanı Bülend Ulusu hayatını kaybetti (Turkish)
  65. Le biologiste Jean-Marie Pelt est mort (French)
  66. Dr. Alfred G. Gilman, Whose Work on Proteins Won Nobel Prize, Dies at 74
  67. Adriana Olguín: La mujer que hizo historia como la primera ministra en Latinoamérica (Spanish)
  68. Legendary coach Ron Jacobs passes away at 72 after long bout with illness
  69. Robert Spitzer, psychiatrist of transformative influence, dies at 83
  70. Actress Sadhana Shivdasani passes away
  71. ADP chief Ali Eid dies at age of 75 in Syria
  72. George Clayton Johnson has Died
  73. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Jim O'Toole dies
  74. Haskell Wexler, Oscar-winning cinematographer, dies at 93
  75. Dave Henderson, 1986 ALCS hero for Red Sox, dies at 57
  76. Ellsworth Kelly, Artist Who Mixed European Abstraction Into Everyday Life, Dies at 92
  77. Former Salvadoran national soccer player Alfredo Pacheco shot dead
  78. Meadowlark Lemon, Harlem Globetrotter Who Played Basketball and Pranks With Virtuosity, Dies at 83
  79. Utah ski legend Stein Eriksen dies at 88 in Park City
  80. Le maire du Castellet, Gabriel Tambon, est mort à 85 ans (French)
  81. Espace dédié à Pierre Marie RUDELLE (French)
  82. Joe Houston, Pioneering Rock & Roll Sax Player, Has Died At 89
  83. Motörhead’s Lemmy Dead at Age 70
  84. CNMI Gov. Eloy Inos dies
  85. In Memoriam: Ian Murdock
  86. Pavel Srnicek: Former Newcastle keeper dies aged 47
  87. Nie żyje "Złota Ela" Elżbieta Krzesińska (Polish)
  88. Six-time Red Sox All-Star Frank Malzone dies at age 85
  89. Top aide to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un dies in car crash: KCNA
  90. Eminent poet Mangesh Padgaonkar passes away
  91. Tennessee legend Doug Atkins passes away
  92. Former Manitoba premier Howard Pawley dies at 81
  93. Olympic boxing legend Howard Davis Jr. dead at 59
  94. Åge Nordkild (64) er død (Norwegian)
  95. Local NASCAR racing legend Marvin Panch dies at age 89
  96. 'MASH' Star Wayne Rogers Dies at 82
  97. Natalie Cole dead at 65: R&B singer was daughter of Nat King Cole
  98. Dal Richards, Vancouver’s King of Swing, dies at 97
  99. Former Wigan defender Steve Gohouri found dead
  100. Actress Beth Howland, who played Vera on 'Alice,' dies at 74