Deaths in March 2017

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The following is a list of notable deaths in March 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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Gustav Metzger
1926 – 2017
Tommy Gemmell
1943 – 2017
Raymond Kopa
1931 – 2017
Jay Lynch
1945 – 2017
Robert Osborne
1932 – 2017
Lynne Stewart
1939 – 2017
George Andrew Olah
1927 – 2017
John Surtees
1934 – 2017
Ángel Parra
1943 – 2017
Horst Ehmke
1927 –2017
Prince Richard
1934 – 2017
Royal Robbins
1935 – 2017
Sok An
1950 – 2017
James Cotton
1935 –2017
Derek Walcott
1930 – 2017
Chuck Berry
1926 – 2017
Jimmy Breslin
1928 – 2017
David Rockefeller
1915 – 2017
Martin McGuinness
1950 – 2017
Sven-Erik Magnusson
1942 – 2017
Lola Albright
1924 – 2017
Mai Dantsig
1930 – 2017
Ahmed Kathrada
1929 – 2017
Christine Kaufmann
1945 – 2017
Alexei Abrikosov
1928 – 2017
Gilbert Baker
1951 – 2017

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  2. "Paula Fox, prize winning author, dead at 93". www.mprnews.org.
  3. Pierre Guénin, figure de la presse gay, est mort (French)
  4. "John Hampshire: Yorkshire president dies at the age of 76". 1 March 2017 – via www.bbc.com.
  5. Carl Adam "Noppe" Lewenhaupt är död (Swedish)
  6. "Gujarati writer Taarak Mehta passes away at 88 after prolonged illness". https://www.hindustantimes.com/. 1 March 2017. External link in |website= (help)
  7. correspondent, Mark Brown Arts (2 March 2017). "Gustav Metzger, pioneer of auto-destructive art, dies aged 90" – via www.theguardian.com.
  8. Veteran Israeli photojournalist David Rubinger dies at 92
  9. Newcomb, Roger. "Longtime 'Another World' Star Michael M. Ryan Dead at 87".
  10. hermesauto (2 March 2017). "Legendary Malaysian actor Jins Shamsuddin's death a 'huge loss' to country". The Straits Times.
  11. Fallece a los 103 años la maestra republicana Alejandra Soler (Spanish)
  12. "Bishop Joseph Vu Duy Thông [Catholic-Hierarchy]". catholic-hierarchy.org.
  13. "Tommy Gemmell: Former Celtic defender and 'Lisbon Lion' dies aged 73". 2 March 2017 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  14. "Golf's greatest character Simon Hobday dies". Sport. 2 March 2017.
  15. Muere el ex alcalde de Córdoba Andrés Ocaña tras sufrir un infarto (Spanish)
  16. "Muskego resident, former Obama cyber security chief Schmidt dies at 67". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
  17. "Miriam Colon, iconic US Latina movie, theater actress, dies".
  18. Şafak, Yeni. "Former France great Kopa dies aged 85". Yeni Şafak.
  19. "Tommy Page, Singer and Former Billboard Publisher, Dies at 46". Billboard.
  20. Jazzpianist Misha Mengelberg (81), groot dwarsdenker van de Nederlandse muziek, overleden (Dutch)
  21. "Rene Préval, two-time president of Haiti, dead at 74". miamiherald.
  22. Tidligere Ap-statsråd Anne Kristin Sydnes er død (Norwegian)
  23. "Singer Edi Fitzroy has died". jamaica-gleaner.com. 4 March 2017.
  24. "First black Queens borough president dies". Newsday.
  25. Star, Lincoln Journal. "Former US Ag Secretary, Nebraska native Clayton Yeutter dies". JournalStar.com.
  26. Hamilton, Matt. "Anthony Beilenson, 10-term congressman who championed Santa Monica Mountains, dies at 84". latimes.com.
  27. Douglas Henry, longest-serving member of Tennesse legislature, dies at 90
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  30. "Bill Hougland, national and Olympic basketball champion from KU, dies at 86". kansascity.
  31. Rife, Katie. "R.I.P. Robert Osborne, film historian and longtime Turner Classic Movies host". News.
  32. Ex-geletruidrager Eddy Pauwels (81) overleden (Dutch)
  33. Darvill, Timothy (15 March 2017). "Geoff Wainwright obituary" – via www.theguardian.com.
  34. Lutto nel mondo della lirica, è morto il maestro Alberto Zedda (Italian)
  35. "Outlaw" Ron Bass dead at age 68
  36. "King County deaths (03/10/2017)". seattlepi.com. 10 March 2017.
  37. Amos, Jonathan (8 March 2017). "Gravitational waves pioneer dies" – via www.bbc.com.
  38. Peter M. Gruber – ein Nachruf (German)
  39. "Ex-CJP Sajjad Ali Shah passes away". The Nation. 8 March 2017.
  40. "Former State Rep. Helen Sommers dies at 84".
  41. Lynne Stewart, Lifelong Fighter and People's Lawyer, Dies
  42. "Juan Carlos Tourino dies aged 72". MARCA in English. 8 March 2017.
  43. News, Taiwan. "Former Vice President Lee Yuan-tsu dies at 9..." Taiwan News.
  44. "George Oláh, Nobel Prize Winning Hungarian-American Chemist, Dies at 89". 9 March 2017.
  45. Slattery, Denis. "Dave Valentin, Grammy-winning jazz flutist from the Bronx, dies at 64". nydailynews.com.
  46. 【訃報】岩永祥紀氏=大相撲の元幕内春日富士 (Japanese)
  47. Moto. Endurance : Anthony Delhalle décède à Nogaro (French)
  48. Laulaja Barbara Helsingius on kuollut (Finnish)
  49. "Economist U Hla Myint Dies at 97". The Irrawaddy. 10 March 2017.
  50. Nekrolog: Jacqueline Andreè Naze Tjøtta (Norwegian)
  51. Das, Shanti; Saunders, Emmeline (11 March 2017). "Footballers' Wives star John Forgeham dies aged 75". mirror.
  52. "Actor Tony Haygarth dies aged 72 - WhatsOnStage". www.whatsonstage.com.
  53. "Legendary choir conductor passes away". eng.lsm.lv.
  54. "'Energy, brilliance, friendship'". www.theaustralian.com.au. 10 March 2017.
  55. Fallece "el Maño" Ruiz (Spanish)
  56. Joni Sledge, Member of 'We Are Family' Hitmakers Sister Sledge, Dies at 60
  57. "Former F1 world champion John Surtees dies aged 83". www.motorsport.com.
  58. E’ scomparsa Anna Tramontano (Italian)
  59. "Award-winning Ojibwa author Richard Wagamese dead at 61 - The Star". thestar.com.
  60. Press, Associated. "'Bridges of Madison County' author Robert James Waller dies at 77". latimes.com.
  61. Actrice Kitty Courbois (79) overleden aan hersenbloeding (Dutch)
  62. Gyász: elhunyt a híres magyar filmrendező (Hungarian)
  63. "Paul Mitchell Obituary".
  64. Chilean Singer Angel Parra Dies in Paris Aged 73
  65. Ambassador to Brazil Mijarul Quayes dies
  66. "Footrot Flats creator Murray Ball has died". Stuff.
  67. "Horst Ehmke, aide to West German leader Brandt, dies at 90".
  68. Elkes, Neil (12 March 2017). "Ex-Lord Mayor dies suddenly aged 74". birminghammail.
  69. author, Nation News. "Former St Kitts Governor passes". www.nationnews.com.
  70. ادیب برومند درگذشت
  71. "La mort du peintre Henri Cueco". FIGARO. 14 March 2017.
  72. "Teachers College Mourns Morton Deutsch". Teachers College - Columbia University.
  73. "'Kika' de la Garza dies at 89". Valley Morning Star.
  74. "Andre Jagendorf". www.nasonline.org.
  75. Fallece artista mexicana Sarah Jiménez Vernís (Spanish)
  76. "Queen Margrethe of Denmark's brother-in-law dies". HELLO!. 14 March 2017.
  77. "Amy Krouse Rosenthal, author who wrote dating profile for husband, dead at age 51 - Entertainment & Showbiz from CTV News". www.ctvnews.ca.
  78. Richard Solomon, Kissinger aide involved in ‘Ping-Pong diplomacy’ with China, dies at 79
  79. "Masters running legend Ed Whitlock dead at 86 - The Star". thestar.com.
  80. "Jack Harris, who produced horror film 'The Blob,' dies at 98".
  81. "READ - Jim McAnearney 1935-2017". www.themillers.co.uk.
  82. "Rock climbing pioneer, Modesto's Royal Robbins, dies at 82". modbee.
  83. André Tosel, philosophe niçois de renom, nous a quittés (French)
  84. Murió Rodrigo 'Rocky' Valdés, excampeón mundial de boxeo (Spanish)
  85. Stevens, Matt. "John Van de Kamp, former California attorney general and L.A. County district attorney, dies at 81". latimes.com.
  86. Wojciech Młynarski nie żyje. Był legendą polskiej piosenki i kabaretu (Polish)
  87. ppp_webadmin (15 March 2017). "Breaking: Deputy PM Sok An dies at 66". Phnom Penh Post.
  88. "The greatest Shocker, Dave Stallworth, dies at age 75". kansas.
  89. Murió Enrique Morea, una leyenda del tenis argentino (Spanish)
  90. "James Cotton, Giant Of The Blues Harmonica, Dies At 81". NPR.org.
  91. Författaren Torgny Lindgren är död (Swedish)
  92. Post, The Jakarta. "Former NU chairman Hasyim Muzadi passes away". The Jakarta Post.
  93. "Viral Sensation Auntie Fee Dies at 59". BET.com.
  94. "Consummate New York architect Hugh Hardy dies at age 84". 17 March 2017.
  95. "Remembering Lawrence Montaigne, 1931-2017". www.startrek.com.
  96. Скончался бывший руководитель Узбекистана (Russian)
  97. Lea, Richard (17 March 2017). "Nobel laureate, poet and playwright Derek Walcott dead, aged 87" – via www.theguardian.com.
  98. "Legendary musician Chuck Berry dead at 90". ABC News.
  99. Умер хоккейный комментатор Сергей Гимаев (Russian)
  100. "Ashwin Sundar dies in tragic Chennai crash, fellow racers mourn". https://www.hindustantimes.com/. 18 March 2017. External link in |website= (help)
  101. Zemřel kardinál Vlk, české katolíky vedl 18 let (Czech)
  102. Cleary, Tom (19 March 2017). "Bernie Wrightson Cause of Death: How Did the Comic Book Artist Die?".
  103. Barry, Dan (19 March 2017). "Jimmy Breslin, Legendary New York City Newspaper Columnist, Dies at 88" – via NYTimes.com.
  104. U 81. godini umro Don Ivan Grubišić (in Serbo-Croatian)
  105. "Film star Li Li-hua dies at 92 - Culture - FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS". focustaiwan.tw.
  106. "Former colleagues remember Len Mitzel's dedication to public service; longtime area MLA dead at 71". 20 March 2017.
  107. "Poet Chinu Modi passes away - Times of India". The Times of India.
  108. Former Tour de France champion Roger Pingeon dies at 76
  109. Maurice Xiberras, a pioneering Gibraltarian politician, dies at 80
  110. El príncipe georgiano que nació en Madrid y ha muerto en Marbella (Spanish)
  111. "Judge Edward J. ('Nick') McManus". The Gazette.
  112. "Former senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani passes away". newsinfo.inquirer.net.
  113. "In Memory of Chandler S. Robbins". Audubon. 21 March 2017.
  114. Kandell, Jonathan (20 March 2017). "David Rockefeller, Philanthropist and Head of Chase Manhattan, Dies at 101" – via NYTimes.com.
  115. "Robert Silvers, edited New York Review of Books, dead at 87".
  116. admin. "Final Note: Tony Terran - 47 Blog - AFM Local 47".
  117. "Chuck Barris, Wacky Host and Creator of 'The Gong Show,' Dies at 87". The Hollywood Reporter.
  118. "Morse creator Colin Dexter dies at 86". 21 March 2017 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  119. L'ex-ministre et président PS de l'Assemblée Henri Emmanuelli est mort (French)
  120. Suri kahekordne maadluse maailmameister August Englas (in Ewe)
  121. "In memoriam: Roy Fisher – The Poetry Society". poetrysociety.org.uk.
  122. McGuinness 'pivotal figure' in peace process - Adams. 21 March 2017. https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0321/861287-martin-mcguinness-death/. 
  123. Writer, By Frank Fitzpatrick, Staff. "Dallas Green, first Phillies manager to win the World Series, dies at 82". https://www.philly.com. External link in |website= (help)
  124. "Pete Hamilton, New England Racing Hall Of Famer And Daytona 500 Winner, Passes". racedayct.com.
  125. "TMZ". m.tmz.com.
  126. McMurtrie, John (23 March 2017). "Joanne Kyger, trailblazing Beat poet, dies at 82". SFGate.
  127. "Sven-Erik Magnusson är död". Aftonbladet.
  128. "London attacker was named 'Adrian Russell Ajao' at birth". NBC News.
  129. Adams, Robert (31 March 2017). "Marilyn McCord Adams obituary" – via www.theguardian.com.
  130. Decrestina, Paolo (23 March 2017). "È morto Tomas Milian a 84 anni Dai film d'autore a "Er Monnezza"". Corriere della Sera.
  131. Hilton, Nick (22 March 2017). "Anfield legend Ronnie Moran dies aged 83". liverpoolecho.
  132. Elhunyt Dunaföldvár festője, Oszoli Piroska (Hungarian)
  133. ERR (22 March 2017). "Suri armastatud näitleja Lembit Ulfsak". ERR.
  134. "Akron native Lola Albright, glamorous Hollywood actress, dies at age 92".
  135. "Celebrated Tamil writer Ashokamitran dies at 85". https://www.hindustantimes.com/. 24 March 2017. External link in |website= (help)
  136. "Israeli sportscaster Meir Einstein dead at 65". Israel National News.
  137. "Cardinal William Keeler, who grew up in Lebanon, dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US".
  138. "Germany: Doctorate recipient who defied Nazis dies at 104". wbal.com.
  139. È morto mago Zurlì, Cino Tortorella avrebbe compiuto 90 anni a giugno (Italian)
  140. "Former Russian Parliamentarian and Putin Critic Shot Dead in Kiev". themoscowtimes.com.
  141. Olympia-Sieger Hammerer gestorben (German)
  142. "Oud-baanwielrenner Peelen (48) onverwachts overleden". NU. 25 March 2017.
  143. "In Memory Of Jean Rouverol Butler".
  144. Falleció el exgobernador de Neuquén Pedro Salvatori (Spanish)
  145. Shennan, Paddy (24 March 2017). "Tributes paid to John Lennon's best friend". liverpoolecho.
  146. Inc, M. Shanken Communications. "Avo Uvezian, 91, Dies". Cigar Aficionado.
  147. staff, Digital First Media. "Philly's Ben Franklin actor Ralph Archbold dies at age 75". The Delaware County Daily Times.
  148. "In Memoriam, Dr. Louis Feldman".
  149. Скончался философ Теодор Ойзерман (Russian)
  150. Dixon, Loshaun (26 March 2017). "Federation mourns death of another former Head of State".
  151. "'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' Mother Darlene Cates Dies at 69". The Hollywood Reporter.
  152. Ушел из жизни народный художник Беларуси Май Данциг (Russian)
  153. "Former Cambridge MPP 'Monty' Davidson dies". CambridgeTimes.ca. 29 March 2017.
  154. "Former Zenit FC player Kazachenok dies at 64". TASS.
  155. McFadden, Robert D. (27 March 2017). "Roger Wilkins, Champion of Civil Rights, Dies at 85" – via NYTimes.com.
  156. Varga, George. "Jazz great Arthur Blythe, who grew up in San Diego, is dead at 76". sandiegouniontribune.com.
  157. Cashmere, Paul (6 April 2017). "R.I.P. Laugh-In Star Chelsea Brown 1947-2017". Noise11.com.
  158. Fallece el P. Armando Nieto, emblemático sacerdote jesuita e historiador en el Peru (Spanish)
  159. "Renowned playwright Arun Sarma dies". https://www.outlookindia.com/. External link in |website= (help)
  160. "Booker winner David Storey dies at 83". 27 March 2017 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  161. "Elizabeth Wagele (1939-2017)". Psychology Today.
  162. Muere a los 99 años Alicia de Borbón, la tía del Rey que pudo ser reina (Spanish)
  163. "Struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada dies". www.businesslive.co.za.
  164. "First German Golden Globe winner Christine Kaufmann dies at 72". CTVNews. 28 March 2017.
  165. William McPherson, Pulitzer Prize winning Book Critic Who Chronicled His Decline Into Poverty, Dies At 84
  166. La grande dame de théâtre Janine Sutto s'éteint (French)
  167. Suri kirjanik ja tõlkija Enn Vetemaa (Estonian)
  168. Умер лауреат Нобелевской премии по физике Алексей Абрикосов (Russian)
  169. "Ken Sparks, coaching icon at Carson-Newman, dies at 73". Knoxville News Sentinel.
  170. "IMB Academy - Carson & Torrance MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing, JKD & Eskrima - International Martial Arts and Boxing Academy - (310) 787-8793".
  171. Press, The Associated (5 April 2017). "Rose Hamlin, a One-Hit Wonder With 'Angel Baby,' Dies at 71" – via NYTimes.com.
  172. "Convicted serial killer dies after assault in Toledo prison cell". Toledo Blade.
  173. Halit Akçatepe hayatını kaybetti CNNTurk (Turkish)
  174. "Man who created rainbow flag for gay rights has died". ABC7 San Francisco. 31 March 2017.
  175. Vitello, Paul (1 April 2017). "Richard Bolles Dies at 90; Wrote 'What Color Is Your Parachute?'" – via NYTimes.com.
  176. Hevesi, Dennis (31 March 2017). "William T. Coleman Jr., Who Broke Racial Barriers in Court and Cabinet, Dies at 96" – via NYTimes.com.
  177. "Jerrier A. Haddad: An Appreciation". THINK Blog. 5 April 2017.
  178. "Indian Pacific Wheel Race cancelled due to death of cyclist Mike Hall". The Border Mail. 31 March 2017.
  179. "Press Release: Radley Metzger, pioneering filmmaker, dies at 88". The Rialto Report. 2 April 2017.
  180. Amy Moritz Ridenour, founder of conservative think tank, dies at 57
  181. Pengelly, Martin (1 April 2017). "James Rosenquist, pop artist who painted the famous F-111, dies aged 83" – via www.theguardian.com.

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