Deaths in October 2017

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The following is a list of notable deaths in October 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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Edmond Maire
1931 – 2017
Tom Petty
1950 – 2017
Jalal Talabani
1933 – 2017
Liam Cosgrave
1920 – 2017
Roberto Anzolin
1938 – 2017
Vyacheslav Ivanov
1929 – 2017
Y. A. Tittle
1926 – 2017
Jean Rochefort
1930 – 2017
Cho Jin-ho
1973 – 2017
James R. Ford
1925 – 2017
Albert Zafy
1927 – 2017
Wolfgang Bötsch
1938 – 2017
Roy Dotrice
1923 – 2017
John Dunsworth
1946 – 2017
Gord Downie
1964 – 2017
Eamonn Campbell
1946 – 2017
Federico Luppi
1936 – 2017
Martin Eric Ain
1967 – 2017
Walter Lassally
1926 – 2017
Fats Domino
1928 – 2017
Robert Guillaume
1927 – 2017
Ronald Breslow
1931 – 2017
Hans Kraay Sr.
1936 – 2017
Gert Timmerman
1935 – 2017
James D. Martin
1918 – 2017
Judy Martz
1943 – 2017

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  3. Tholen, Celeste; (1 October 2017). "LDS Apostle Robert D. Hales dies at age 85".
  4. "Andrew Hopkins Sr".
  5. Primalterapins uppfinnare Arthur Janov död (in Swedish)
  6. Mort d’Edmond Maire, ancien secrétaire général de la CFDT (in French)
  7. "Stephen Paddock: What we know about Mandalay Bay shooter".
  8. Philippe Rahmy, une plume envolée au ciel (in French)
  9. Умерла Лариса Ильинична Вольперт (in Russian)
  10. Muere la actriz Evangelina Elizondo a los 88 años (in Spanish)
  11. Robert Elsie, one of the greatest Albanologists, passes away at 67
  12. Hummel, Rick. "Solly Hemus, last Cardinals player-manager, dies at 94".
  13. Fallece El Compositor Suizo Klaus Huber (in Spanish)
  14. Herald, The Korea (3 October 2017). "Ex-IOC Vice President Kim Un-yong dead at 86".
  15. "Former Intel CEO Paul S. Otellini Dies at Age 66". Intel Newsroom.
  16. "LAPD clarifies it cannot confirm Tom Petty's death".
  17. "Hall of Fame NASCAR owner Robert Yates dies following cancer battle". Sporting News. 3 October 2017.
  18. "UNISON pays tribute to former general secretary Rodney Bickerstaffe - News, Press release - News". 3 October 2017.
  19. "Ming Chang".
  20. "Chittani Ramachandra Hegde, renowned Yakshagana artist, passes away at 84- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 4 October 2017.
  21. "Local community icon John Herrnstein passes away at 79". Chillicothe Gazette.
  22. Mort de Michel Jouvet, scientifique du rêve (in French)
  23. Isabella L. Karle, chemist who helped reveal structure of molecules, dies at 95
  24. Muere el ganadero Victorino Martín (in Spanish)
  25. "Legendary announcer Lance Russell dies".
  26. "Former Iraqi President Talabani dies at 83". World Bulletin.
  27. داود احمدی‌‌نژاد درگذشت (in Persian)
  28. Nie żyje prof. Bronisław Chromy. Twórca Smoka Wawelskiego miał 92 lata (in Polish)
  29. "Liam Cosgrave, former taoiseach and Fine Gael leader, dies aged 97". The Irish Times.
  30. "Former congressman and Seattle city councilman John R. Miller dies at 79". 4 October 2017.
  31. Muere Jesús Mosterín, el filósofo de espíritu científico. (in Spanish)
  32. Amsterdamse burgemeester Eberhard van der Laan (62) overleden (in Dutch)
  33. Elhunyt Giorgio Pressburger magyar származású olasz író (in Hungarian)
  34. Berliner Politik-Expertin in Heiligensee von Baum erschlagen (in German)
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  36. Morto Anzolin, portiere della Juve per 9 anni (in Italian)
  37. "Britain's oldest living world champion Terry Downes dies aged 81 after incredible fighting career in which he beat ring legend Sugar Ray Robinson". The Sun. 6 October 2017.
  38. Encuentran muerto a opositor cubano en West Palm Beach (in Spanish)
  39. Polskie ciężary w żałobie, nie żyje Marek Gołąb (in Polish)
  40. Staff, NBA com. "Hall of Fame forward Connie Hawkins passes away at 75".
  41. Olympische medaillewinnaar Antoon Geurts uit Veldhoven overleden (in Dutch)
  42. "Comedian Ralphie May Dead at 45 of Cardiac Arrest (UPDATE)". TMZ.
  43. Atsisveikinimas su profesoriumi Kaziu Almenu vyks antradienį (in Lithuanian)
  44. Ушел из жизни выдающийся ученый Вячеслав Иванов (in Russian)
  45. Ole Krarup er død (in Danish)
  46. "Jim Landis, White Sox Gold Glove center fielder, dies at 83".
  47. Скончался спортивный директор «Зенита» Константин Сарсания (in Russian)
  48. News, ABS-CBN. "Tycoon and philanthropist Washington Sycip passes away". ABS-CBN News.
  49. Meghalt Aradszky László (in Hungarian)
  50. "E' morto l'attore Gianni Bonagura, volto della commedia italiana". Adnkronos.
  51. Le ministre tunisien de la santé, Slim Chaker, meurt après avoir participé à un marathon (in French)
  52. "Former U.S. Rep. Jerry Kleczka of Wisconsin recalled for hard work ethic and easy-going style". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
  53. "Passing of the Honorable Beverly Reid O'Connell - Central District of California - United States District Court".
  54. "Grady Tate, Prodigious Jazz Drummer And Noted Vocalist, Dies At 85".
  55. services, Advocate news. "Y.A. Tittle, star LSU and NFL quarterback, has died". The Advocate.
  56. Birgitta Ulfsson har avlidit (in Swedish)
  57. Manuel Busto, figure du cyclisme millavois, est décédé (in French)
  58. Fallece el expresidente Armando Calderón Sol (in Spanish)
  59. Умер целитель Аллан Чумак (in Russian)
  60. Le président du Conseil général, Michel Diefenbacher, s'est éteint (in French)
  61. Disparition de l'artiste Hessie (in French)
  62. October 12, John Mackie Updated:; 2017 (9 October 2017). "Rafe Mair, B.C. radio host and former politician, dies at 85 - Vancouver Sun".CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  63. "French actor Jean Rochefort dies at 87".
  64. Fernando de Szyszlo: falleció el destacado artista plástico a los 92 años (in Spanish)
  65. 주경돈 (10 October 2017). "Pro football club coach dies of heart attack". Yonhap News Agency.
  66. "Cooter's Place Dukes of Hazzard Museum". 15 October 2017. Archived from the original on 17 October 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  67. Finlandia-palkittu kirjailija Pentti Holappa on kuollut (in Finnish)
  68. "Bob Schiller, Writer on 'I Love Lucy,' Dies at 98". The Hollywood Reporter.
  69. "Tallahassee's ultimate trailblazer, former Mayor James Ford, dies at 91". Tallahassee Democrat.
  70. "Former Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands dies".
  71. adekunle (12 October 2017). "Ex-Supreme Court Judge, Coommassie dies at 71".
  72. "Veteran historian Satish Chandra dies aged 95". dna. 13 October 2017.
  73. Décès à 80 ans de l'ancien international anderlechtois Pierre Hanon (in French)
  74. SVT-legendaren Bo Holmström är död (in Swedish)
  75. Klein (MikeKlein), Mike. "GM William Lombardy, 1937-2017".
  76. Décès à La Réunion de l'ancien Président de Madagascar Albert Zafy (in French)
  77. Letzter Postminister Wolfgang Bötsch ist tot (in German)
  78. Reporter, Mark Feeney-. "Richard Wilbur, 96, of Cummington, Pulitzer-winning poet - The Boston Globe".
  79. "Actor and filmmaker Lekh Tandon passes away at 88". 15 October 2017.
  80. Jiskansa b’10 piedi l-isplużjoni meta kien għaddej bil-karozza mill-Bidnija (in Maltese)
  81. "Actor Roy Dotrice dies aged 94". 16 October 2017 – via
  82. Diaz, Benjamin (16 October 2017). "Trailer Park Boys Actor John Dunsworth dies at age 71".
  83. News, ABS-CBN. "Terrorists Isnilon Hapilon, Omar Maute killed in Marawi battle". ABS-CBN News.
  84. "Sean Hughes dead: Irish stand-up and Never Mind the Buzzcocks star dies aged 51". International Business Times UK. 16 October 2017.
  85. Bergan, Ronald (19 October 2017). "Danielle Darrieux obituary" – via
  86. Gord Downie dies at 53
  87. "Remembering Mychael Knight 1978 – 2017 - OBVIOUS Magazine".
  88. Ryszard Kowalczyk nie żyje. W 1971 roku z bratem wysadzili aulę Wyższej Szkoły Pedagogicznej (in Polish)
  89. Tonsättaren Ingvar Lidholm död (in Swedish)
  90. "In Memoriam: Julian May". SFWA. 20 October 2017.
  91. "Brent Briscoe, Actor in 'Sling Blade' and 'A Simple Plan,' Dies at 56". The Hollywood Reporter.
  92. "'A master in your field, a gentleman in life' - Tributes paid to Dubliners legend Eamonn Campbell".
  93. Press, Associated. "Helen DeVos dies at 90; philanthropist, political donor and mother-in-law of U.S. Education secretary".
  94. VITALI, MASSIMO. "Bologna Fc, morto Marino Perani, l'ala destra dello scudetto". il Resto del Carlino.
  95. "The Philippine Star".
  96. October 2017, Published 1 year ago on 18. "YTL founder Yeoh Tiong Lay dies at 88 - Malay Mail".
  97. "Military commander of Syria's Deir al-Zour operation killed in mine explosion - Xinhua -".
  98. Morre Umberto Lenzi, ícone do cinema policialesco italiano (in Italian)
  99. Fútbol peruano de luto: falleció histórico jugador Miguel Loayza (in Spanish)
  100. La résistante Jeanne Brousse est décédée (in French)
  101. "Stan Kowalski: Wrestler, veteran, patriot, fundraiser ... friend to many".
  102. Murió el actor Federico Luppi a los 81 años (in Spanish)
  103. Reeder (22 October 2017). "CELTIC FROST Bassist MARTIN ERIC AIN Dies At 50". Metal Addicts.
  104. "Obituary: Denise P. Barlow (1950 to 2017)". Archived from the original on 2017-10-27. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  105. Morto a 102 anni Emilio D'Amore, volto storico della destra irpina (in Italian)
  106. "Actress Leach dies after 'short illness'". 22 October 2017 – via
  107. "Vale: Judith McGrath". TV Tonight. 22 October 2017.
  108. Zmarł aktor Lech Ordon (in Polish)
  109. "Gilbert Stork dies at age 95 - Chemical & Engineering News".
  110. Trompeteren Atle Hammer er død (in Norwegian)
  111. "Al Hurricane, 'Godfather of New Mexico music,' dies". Archived from the original on 2017-10-26. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  112. "RIP Daisy Berkowitz, founding member of Marilyn Manson (1968-2017)". The Moshville Times.
  113. George Young, Legendary Australian Songwriter, Musician and Producer, Dies at 70
  114. Συλλυπητήρια Βάμβουκα για την απώλεια κινηματογραφιστή Walter Lassaly (in Greek)
  115. Bruce, David. "Erie County astronaut Paul Weitz dies at 85".
  116. "Ex-Iran defender Ashtiani dies at age of 71". Tehran Times. 24 October 2017.
  117. Now, Derry. "Tributes paid after Derry loyalist Glenn Barr dies at the age of 75". Derry Now. Archived from the original on 2017-11-04. Retrieved 2017-11-01.
  118. "Plupps" skapare Inga Borg är död (in Swedish)
  119. Staff, Scroll. "'Thumri queen' Girija Devi dies in Kolkata".
  120. Reed, Richard Cromelin, James. "Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer and New Orleans hero, dies at 89".
  121. "Robert Guillaume, 'Benson' Emmy Winner, Dies at 89". The Hollywood Reporter.
  122. "Malayalam director I V Sasi dead, he was 69". 24 October 2017.
  123. "Somalia: Senator Farole condoles death of General Mohamed Abshir". Garowe Online.
  124. "Veteran stage and screen actor Jack Bannon of "Lou Grant" fame dies - The Spokesman-Review".
  125. Скончался бывший депутат Сейма Вилнис Эдвин Бресис (in Russian)
  126. "Ronald Breslow dies at 86 - Chemical & Engineering News".
  127. "Ian Robert Cathie".
  128. 第一代浙商风云人物鲁冠球逝世,享年72岁 (in Chinese)
  129. Muere la trapecista Pinito del Oro a los 86 años (in Spanish)
  130. علی اشرف درویشیان درگذشت (in Persian)
  131. Bortzfield, Bill. "Former State Senator Arnett E. Girardeau Dies At The Age Of 88".
  132. Phillips, Jerica. "Gospel singer Shea Norman dies at 45".
  133. Val-d'Oise : l'ancienne maire et ministre Nelly Olin est décédée (in French)
  134. "Former Xbox Live policy VP Stephen 'StepTo' Toulouse passed away". Engadget.
  135. Oud-voetbaltrainer Hans Kraay sr. (81) overleden (in Dutch)
  136. "Writer Punathil Kunjabdulla passes away". Mathrubhumi.
  137. Gyász: elhunyt Szőke Kató, Helsinki kétszeres olimpiai bajnoka (in Hungarian)
  138. Josaphat Robert Large « Bobisson» nous a quittés (in French)
  139. Muere Sanchís padre (in Spanish)
  140. Zanger Gert Timmerman overleden (in Dutch)
  141. "Obituary: Longtime American Indian activist Dennis Banks". Star Tribune.
  142. "Cavazos, the Army's first Hispanic four-star general, dies in S.A. at 88 -". 30 October 2017.
  143. "Frank Holder, Guyanan jazz singer and percussionist – obituary". 2 November 2017 – via
  144. Nie żyje aktor filmowy i teatralny Władysław Kowalski (in Polish)
  145. Buckley, James (30 October 2017). "Pioneering Australian amateur boxer Tony Madigan dies". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  146. Rieti, è morto l'architetto e saggista Manfredi Nicoletti (in Italian)
  147. Russeth, Andrew (29 October 2017). "Linda Nochlin, Trailblazing Feminist Art Historian, Dies at 86".
  148. Ewing, Jack (1 November 2017). "Peter Schutz, Executive Who Saved a Signature Porsche, Dies at 87" – via
  149. "Australian former governor-general and peacemaker Ninian Stephen dies at 94".
  150. "Heatwave founder Keith Wilder dies". SoulTracks - Soul Music Biographies, News and Reviews. 29 October 2017.
  151. "Climbing Legend Fred Beckey Dies at 94". Gripped Magazine. 30 October 2017.
  152. "Former Aberdeen MP Frank Doran dies". 31 October 2017 – via
  153. "Kim Joo-hyuk, 46, dies in car accident". Korea JoongAng Daily.
  154. Writer, Donna ThorntonTimes Staff. "Martin leaves legacy in public service, politics". Gadsden Times.
  155. "Former Gov. Judy Martz, Montana's only female governor, dies at 74". Archived from the original on 2017-11-07. Retrieved 2017-11-02.
  156. Salvador Minuchin, psychiatrist who revolutionized family therapy, dies at 96
  157. Eugène Parlier est décédé (in French)
  158. "Tamil writer Melanmai Ponnusamy dies aged 66 - Times of India". The Times of India.
  159. "Multiple sources confirm former NFL linebacker Daniel Te'o-Nesheim has died".
  160. Muere el músico uruguayo Daniel Viglietti(in Spanish)
  161. "Former Iran wrestler Zandi passes away". Tehran Times. 30 October 2017.
  162. "Hardie a great mountaineer of the sport's great age". Stuff.
  163. Murió Mario Das Neves, el gobernador de Chubut (in Spanish)
  164. Falleció Gilberto Oviedo (Papi) afamado tresero cubano (in Spanish)

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