Deaths in July 2015

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The following is a list of notable deaths in July 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.

July 2015[change | change source]

Nicholas Winton 1909-2015
Val Doonican 1927-2015
Yoichiro Nambu 1921-2015
Saud bin Faisal 1940-2015
Omar Sharif 1932-2015
Satoru Iwata 1959-2015
Jules Bianchi 1989-2015
E. L. Doctorow 1931-2015
Theodore Bikel 1924-2015
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam 1931-2015
Lynn Anderson 1947-2015
Roddy Piper 1954-2015

Previous months[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nicholas Winton, savior of Jewish children on the Kindertransport from Prague, dies at 106". Star Tribune. Archived from the original on 2015-07-03. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  2. Nekrolog Archived 2015-07-14 at the Wayback Machine (in Polish)
  3. Thursday; July 02; Am, 2015-10:42 (2 July 2015). "Val Doonican dies, aged 88". {{cite web}}: |first3= has numeric name (help)CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. Andy Bitter - The Roanoke Times. "Former Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver dies after battling Parkinson's disease". Roanoke Times.
  5. "STA: Legendary Musician Slavko Avsenik Dies".
  6. "Mexican TV anchor Jacobo Zabludovsky dies at 87". Star Tribune. Archived from the original on 2015-07-06. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  7. FOX. "FOX 2 Detroit News. Breaking news, weather, sports and traffic for metro Detroit". WJBK.
  8. Calligeros, Marissa (3 July 2015). "Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh found dead in home". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  9. President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, resolute defender of LDS doctrine, dies at 90
  10. Meghalt Szabad György (in Hungarian)
  11. (6 July 2015). "Author John A. Williams dies; Syracuse University alum wrote best-selling novel".
  12. Elhunyt Záboji Péter, a startup világ egyik meghatározó szereplője (in Hungarian)
  13. "Actress Diana Douglas dies at 92". USA TODAY.
  14. Morto Jacques Sernas (in Italian)
  15. Death notice (in Bulgarian)
  16. "Alan G. Walton, 79". WestportNow. 7 July 2015.
  17. "Scot Breithaupt, 'Godfather of BMX,' found dead in Indio". Desert Sun.
  18. Carlo de Gavardo fallece tras sufrir paro respiratorio (in Spanish)
  19. "Yoichiro Nambu, Tokyo-born Nobel laureate in physics, dies at 94". Archived from the original on 2015-07-21. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  20. "World's oldest man dies at 112 in Japan".
  21. "Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies at 77". The Hollywood Reporter. 6 July 2015.
  22. "Former First Lady dies".
  23. Fons van Wissen (82) overleden (in Dutch)
  24. Dagan, Carmel; Dagan, Carmel (8 July 2015). "Irwin Keyes, Horror Movie Character Actor, Dies at 63".
  26. Décès de l’ancien député Yoash Tzidon Archived 2015-07-10 at the Wayback Machine (in French)
  27. "Article 404 - Tuscaloosa News - Tuscaloosa, AL". Tuscaloosa News. Archived from the original on 2020-11-08. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  28. "Former Saudi foreign minister Saud Al Faisal dies, aged 75".
  29. "Caspar Bowden, Pro-Privacy Campaigner, Dies Of Cancer". 9 July 2015.[permanent dead link]
  30. "Kitplane Designer Jim Bede Dies - AVweb flash Article". 10 July 2015.
  31. "Ed Hardy Designer Christian Audigier Dies at 57". 10 July 2015.
  32. "Jon Vickers, 88, Heroic Canadian Tenor, Has Died". Archived from the original on 2019-01-04. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  33. "Film star Omar Sharif dies aged 83". BBC News. 10 July 2015.
  34. Simonson, Robert (11 July 2015). "Roger Rees, Stage Actor Made Famous by Nicholas Nickleby, Dies at 71". Playbill.
  35. "Former Air Force One pilot for LBJ dies in Texas at 90".
  36. Addio all’arcivescovo Giacomo Biffi Il teologo di una «città sazia e disperata» (in Italian)
  37. "Notification of Death and Personnel Change of a Representative Director (President)" (PDF).
  38. "Father of Nasdaq-like ChiNext Market Passes Away at 80". Archived from the original on 2015-08-10. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  39. Muere Javier Krahe (in Spanish)
  40. "High-profile Tibetan monk dies in prison in China". Reuters. 13 July 2015 – via
  41. Welle (, Deutsche. "CDU foreign policy spokesman Philipp Missfelder dies at 35 - DW - 13.07.2015". DW.COM.
  42. Chiesa in lutto, è morto fratel Arturo Paoli (in Italian)
  43. "Joan Sebastian Dies: 'El Rey Del Jaripeo' Dead At 64, Loses Battle With Cancer". Latin Times. 13 July 2015.
  44. "King of Film Music MS Viswanathan Passes Away". The New Indian Express.
  45. "Olaf Pooley 1914-2015".
  46. 全国人大常委会原委员长万里逝世 享年99岁 Archived 2018-07-02 at the Wayback Machine (in Chinese)
  47. Mexican, The New. "Fred Wendorf: 1924-2015: Renowned archaeologist conducted key excavations in New Mexico". Santa Fe New Mexican.
  48. Falleció Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia (in Spanish)
  49. McCormack, Simon (16 July 2015). "Chattanooga Shooting Suspect Identified As Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez" – via Huff Post.
  50. Alan Kupperberg Dies, Aged 62
  51. DiZinno, Tony (18 July 2015). "Jules Bianchi dies at age 25, his family confirms". Archived from the original on 6 September 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  52. Washington-area obituaries of note
  53. Buckley, Eileen (18 July 2015). "Legendary broadcaster Van Miller has died".
  54. July 20, Peter Hum Updated; 2015 (20 July 2015). "RIP, John Taylor - Ottawa Citizen". {{cite web}}: |last2= has numeric name (help)CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  55. "Life at Selwyn - Selwyn College".
  56. "Alex Rocco, Mobster Moe Greene in 'The Godfather,' Dies at 79". The Hollywood Reporter. 19 July 2015.
  57. McNary, Dave; McNary, Dave (20 July 2015). "George Coe, Oscar-Nominated Actor and SAG Activist, Dies at 86".
  58. Скончалась олимпийская чемпионка по плаванию Галина Прозуменщикова (in Russian)
  59. Ушел из жизни Геннадий Селезнев (in Russian)
  60. "CARMINO RAVOSA Obituary".
  61. Burlingame, Jon; Burlingame, Jon (20 July 2015). "Van Alexander, Big-Band Leader and Film-TV Composer, Dies at 100".
  62. SD-politikern Stellan Bojerud död (in Swedish)
  63. "Cluster and Harmonia founder Dieter Moebius has died". 20 July 2015.
  64. "Sweden remembers popular folk legend". 21 July 2015.
  65. "World Cup final goalscorer Nanninga dies". Archived from the original on 2015-07-21. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  66. "Theodore Bikel, 'Fiddler on the Roof' Star, Dies at 91". The Hollywood Reporter. 21 July 2015.
  67. Políticos lamentam morte de Luiz Paulo Conde, ex-prefeito do Rio (in Portuguese)
  68. Weber, Bruce (21 July 2015). "E. L. Doctorow Dies at 84; Literary Time Traveler Stirred Past Into Fiction". The New York Times.
  69. "College mourns loss of Associate Dean Fairman". The Briefing Room. Archived from the original on 2019-01-27. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  70. "Official Eddie Hardin Web Site".
  71. FOX. "FOX 5 Atlanta - Breaking Atlanta News, Weather, SKYFOX Traffic". WAGA.
  72. Muere el actor José Sazatornil, ‘Saza’, a los 89 años (in Spanish)
  73. Weber, Bruce (27 July 2015). "Peg Lynch, Writer and Star of Early Situation Comedy, Dies at 98". The New York Times.
  74. "Former Kerala, Bihar Governor RS Gavai passes away at 86". The Economic Times. 25 July 2015.
  75. "Bobbi Kristina Brown's initial autopsy complete". Stuff. 27 July 2015.
  76. Radley, Scott (27 July 2015). "Opinion - RADLEY: Reise never bragged about his hockey past". The Hamilton Spectator – via
  77. "True-crime writer Ann Rule dies at 84". USA TODAY.
  78. "RIP: Vic Firth, founder of the Vic Firth drumstick company, dies at the age of 85". Vanyaland. 27 July 2015.
  79. "Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam passes away". The Hindu. 27 July 2015 – via
  80. "Mort de l'Américain Samuel Pisar, célèbre survivant de la Shoah". Archived from the original on 2015-08-16. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  81. "Vanuatu's former leader Natapei has died". Radio New Zealand. 28 July 2015.
  82. "Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, dies at 65". Reuters. 29 July 2015 – via
  83. "In Memory of David Faber 1928 - 2015".
  84. Yates, David (29 July 2015). "Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies: Legendary BBC horse racing commentator passes away aged 97". mirror.
  85. Mumbai bomb plotter Yakub Memon hanged: Indian TV stations
  86. 'Rose Garden' singer Lynn Anderson dies at 67
  87. Arnold, Laurence (1 August 2015). "Jerome Kohlberg, KKR co-founder who left firm, dies at 90".
  88. Zemřela krasobruslařská legenda Ája Vrzáňová (in Czech)
  89. Sullivan, Fred Mitchell, Paul. "Former White Sox great Billy Pierce dies".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  90. Simpson, Elizabeth. "Dr. Howard Jones, whose work led to the country's first IVF baby, dies in Norfolk at 104". Virginian-Pilot.[permanent dead link]
  91. "Former senator, cabinet secretary, Richard Schweiker, 89, dies".
  92. "Wrestling legend Roddy Piper dead at 61". Fox News.
  93. Dwyer, Colin (31 July 2015). "Alan Cheuse, Novelist And Longtime NPR Contributor, Dies At 75".