deaths in 2014

This page (deaths in 2014) provide information of all the notable people deaths in 2014. Names under each date of month are reported in alphabetical order by family name. Here link for the persons page is also given to know the details about his life. -

13 April 2014

12 April 2014

11 April 2014

  • Nandu Bhende, 58, Indian rock musician, heart attack.
  • Sergey Nepobedimy, 92, Soviet rocket designer (3M6 Shmel, Arena, OTR-23 Oka, OTR-21 Tochka, 9K11 Malyutka).
  • Ron Pundak, 59, Israeli diplomat, architect of Oslo Accords, cancer.
  • Rolando Ugolini, 89, footballer (Middlesbrough)

10 April 2014

  • Tony Ayala, Sr., 74, American light middleweight boxer and trainer, complications from diabetes.
  • Dominique Baudis, 66, French journalist, writer and politician, Mayor of Toulouse (1983–2001), cancer.
  • Joe Dini, 85, American politician, member of the Nevada House of Representatives (1967–2002), complications from diabetes.
  • Jim Flaherty, 64, Canadian politician, Minister of Finance (2006–2014), MP for Whitby—Oshawa (since 2006), MPP for Whitby—Ajax (1995–2005), heart attack.
  • Carol Grimaldi, 75, American restaurateur, co-founder of Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, cancer.
  • Ján Hirka, 90, Slovak Catholic hierarch, Bishop of Prešov (1990–2002).
  • Richard Hoggart, 95, British academic and author (The Uses of Literacy), dementia.
  • Gregory White Smith, 62, American biographer (Jackson Pollock: An American Saga), Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography winner (1991), brain tumor.
  • Sue Townsend, 68, British novelist and playwright (Adrian Mole series), stroke.

9 April 2014

  • Manuel Alejandro Aponte Gomez, 43, Mexican Cartel chief bodyguard (Joaquín Guzmán Loera), shot, dragged and mutilated.
  • Python Anghelo, 59, Romanian-born American artist, video game and pinball machine designer (Joust, Taxi, PIN•BOT), cancer.
  • Joe Aquilino, 76, American horse trainer, congestive heart failure.
  • Gil Askey, 89, American-born Australian musician and composer (Lady Sings the Blues).
  • Chris Banks, 41, American football player (Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons).
  • Jacob Birnbaum, 87, German-born American Jewish activist, founder of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry.
  • Aldo Braibanti, 92, Italian philosopher and gay dissident.
  • Jos Chabert, 81, Belgian politician, Minister of State (2009).
  • Rory Ellinger, 72, American politician, member of the Missouri House of Representatives (since 2010), liver cancer.
  • Norman Girvan, 72, Jamaican professor and politician, Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (2000–2004), fall.
  • Shawkat Hossain Hiron, 57, Bangladeshi politician, MP for Barisal District, Mayor of Barisal, complications from a stroke.
  • Boniface Lele, 66, Kenyan Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Mombasa (2005–2013), Bishop of Kitui (1995–2005), cardiac arrest.
  • Jeremy Little, 31, Malaysian disc jockey and music producer.
  • René Mertens, 92, Belgian racing cyclist, stroke.
  • A.B.M. Musa, 83, Bangladeshi journalist and politician, MP for Feni.
  • Aelay Narendra, 67, Indian politician, MP for Nizamabad (1999–2004) and Medak (2004–2008), Andhra Pradesh MLA for Himayatnagar (1983–1999).
  • Val Ogden, 90, American politician, member of the Washington House of Representatives (1991–2003), cancer.
  • A. N. R. Robinson, 87, Trinbagonian politician, President (1997–2003), Prime Minister (1986–1991), recognized for role in establishing the International Criminal Court.
  • Svetlana Velmar-Janković, 80, Serbian writer.

8 April 2014

  • Sandy Brown, 75, Scottish footballer.
  • Emmanuel III Delly, 86, Iraqi Chaldean Catholic hierarch, Patriarch of Babylon (2003–2012).
  • Karlheinz Deschner, 89, German writer and activist.
  • Shirish Chandra Dixit, 91, Indian politician, MP for Varanasi (1991–1996), DGP for Uttar Pradesh.
  • Charles A. Fager, 90, American neurosurgeon and academic.
  • Serge Gambucci, 91, American Hall of Fame high school hockey coach.
  • Phil Hardy, 68, British film and music journalist.
  • Eric Harroun, 31, American jihadist.
  • Otis Head, 94, American bluegrass radio host, promoter and producer.
  • Alena Hynková, 66, Czech film director.
  • Andrew Intamba, 67, Namibian diplomat and security director, Ambassador to Egypt, Director of the Central Intelligence Service (1991–2007).
  • Art Kimball, 72, American politician, member of the Utah Senate (1977–1981).
  • Ghiţă Licu, 68, Romanian Olympic handball player (1972, 1976).
  • Ivan Mercep, 83, New Zealand architect (Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa).
  • Monte Olsen, 57, American politician, member of the Wyoming House of Representatives (2002–2008), heart attack.
  • Steven A. Shaw, 44, American food blogger and author, James Beard Foundation Award winner for journalism (2002), suspected heart attack.
  • Shaibu Tukura, Nigerian politician, member of the Kaduna State Assembly.
  • The Ultimate Warrior, 54, American Hall of Fame professional wrestler (WWE).
  • Mohammed Yahaya, Nigerian chieftain.

7 April 2014

  • Ashish Bose, 83, Indian demographer, coined “BIMARU” term, fall.
  • Mary Cheever, 95, American author and editor, pneumonia.
  • George Dureau, 83, American painter and photographer, Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Ian Hamilton Fazey, 71, British journalist (Financial Times, Liverpool Echo, Daily Post), suspected heart attack.
  • Jürgen Frick, 48, Liechtenstein financier, shot.
  • Peaches Geldof, 25, English television presenter, writer and model.
  • James Alexander Green, 88, British mathematician.
  • Gary Haber, 68, American celebrity business manager (Carrie Underwood, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Peter Frampton).
  • Robert Hull, 68, American architect, founding partner of Miller Hull, complications from a stroke.
  • Noel Knockwood, 81, Canadian Mi’kmaq spiritual leader and civil servant, Sergeant-at-Arms for Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia (2000–2005), NAAA (2002), stroke.
  • Barbara LaCroix, 82, American horse owner and breeder, complications from Alzheimer’s disease.
  • V. K. Murthy, 90, Indian cinematographer (Kaagaz Ke Phool, Pyaasa, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam), recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2008).
  • Perlita Neilson, 80, British actress.
  • O Sang-hon, 50, North Korean politician, executed by flamethrower.(death announced on this date)
  • Zeituni Onyango, 61, Kenyan computer programmer, involved in immigration case during 2008 US presidential election campaign, complications from breast cancer and respiratory ailments.
  • Jerry Sharkey, 71, American Wright brothers historian, conceived idea for Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, heart failure.
  • John Shirley-Quirk, 82, English bass-baritone.
  • George Shuffler, 88, American Hall of Fame bluegrass musician (The Stanley Brothers).
  • Steve Smith, 64, American politician, member of the Minnesota House of Representatives (1999–2012).(body discovered on this date)
  • Josep Maria Subirachs, 87, Spanish Catalan sculptor and painter, Parkinson’s disease.
  • Ronnie Turnbull, 81, British journalist and editor (Hexham Courant).(death announced on this date)
  • Frans van der Lugt, 75, Dutch Jesuit priest, shot.
  • Čedo Vuković, 93, Montenegrin writer.
  • Royce Waltman, 72, American college basketball coach (Indiana State).
  • Emilio Yap, 88, Filipino tycoon and philanthropist, Chairman of the Manila Bulletin, Manila Hotel, Centro Escolar University and Philtrust Bank.

6 April 2014

  • Mary Anderson, 96, American actress (Gone With the Wind).
  • Dave Blakey, 84, British footballer (Chesterfield).(death announced on this date)
  • Lawrence A. Brown, 78, American geographer.
  • Jacques Castérède, 87, French composer.
  • Leee Black Childers, 68, American punk rock and art photographer (The Factory, Andy Warhol).
  • Liv Dommersnes, 91, Norwegian actress.
  • Ed Hurt, 90, American bluegrass fiddle and mandolin player.
  • Peter Kaberere, 30, Kenyan gospel singer, electrocuted.
  • Erzsi Kovács, 85, Hungarian pop singer and performer.
  • Mickey Rooney, 93, American actor (The Black Stallion, Babes in Arms, Night at the Museum), Emmy Award winner (Bill).
  • Leandro Rovirosa Wade, 96, Mexican politician and engineer, Governor of Tabasco (1977–1982).
  • Chuck Stone, 89, American navigator, journalist and academic, Tuskegee Airman during World War II, co-founder of the NABJ.
  • Massimo Tamburini, 70, Italian motorcycle designer, lung cancer.
  • Datta Tamhane, 102, Indian independence activist and politician.

5 April 2014

  • Larry Pratt, 78, Australian horse race caller (ABC), complications following heart surgery.(death announced on this date)

4 April 2014

  • José Aguilar, 55, Cuban Olympic bronze-medalist light-welterweight boxer (1980), cerebral infarction.
  • J. S. Archibald, Kittitian-born British Virgin Islander jurist, member of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.
  • İsmet Atlı, 83, Turkish Olympic champion light heavyweight freestyle wrestler (1960).
  • Kumba Ialá, 61, Bissau-Guinean politician, President (2000–2003), cardiopulmonary arrest.
  • Margo MacDonald, 70, Scottish politician, MP for Glasgow Govan (1973–1974) and MSP for Lothian (since 1999), Parkinson’s disease.
  • Anja Niedringhaus, 48, German photojournalist (Associated Press), Pulitzer Prize winner for Breaking News Photography (2005), shot.
  • Curtis Bill Pepper, 96, American journalist (Newsweek) and author.
  • Muhammad Qutb, 95, Egyptian Islamist author and academic.

3 April 2014

  • Nathan Berry, 23, Australian jockey, complications from viral encephalitis and NORSE syndrome.
  • Bernard Daines, 69, Canadian-born American computer engineer and technology executive.
  • Régine Deforges, 78, French author, editor, director and playwright.
  • Pedro Fré, 89, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Corumbá (1985–1989) and Barretos (1989–2000).
  • Harry Gasser, 76, Filipino news anchor (DZKB-TV), stroke.
  • Lawrence Hamilton, 59, American Broadway singer and musical director, gastrointestinal blood clot.
  • George G. Johnson, 76, American Hall of Fame golfer.
  • Virginie Korte-van Hemel, 84, Dutch politician, Deputy Minister of Justice (1982–1989).
  • Mark Lemond, 59, American retail executive, CEO and President of Shoe Carnival.
  • Pierre Mathieu, 70, Dutch volleyball manager.
  • Poobie Naicker, 87, South African trade unionist (SADTU).
  • Jovan Pavlović, 78, Serbian Orthodox prelate, Metropolitan Bishop of Zagreb, Ljubljana and Italy.
  • John Ryan, 86, Irish politician, Leas-Cheann Comhairle (1982–1987).
  • Paul Salamunovich, 86, American choral director (Los Angeles Master Chorale) and film scorer (The Godfather), complications from West Nile virus.
  • Tommy Lynn Sells, 49, American serial killer, execution by lethal injection.
  • Arthur Smith, 93, American musician and songwriter (“Guitar Boogie”, “Dueling Banjos”).
  • Alieu Badara Saja Taal, 50s, Gambian academic and newspaper executive, managing director of The Daily Observer, liver infection.
  • Richard Worthington, 93, American musician and conductor, founder and director of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra (1971–1991).

2 April 2014

  • Richard Brick, 68, American film producer (Deconstructing Harry) and executive, NYC Film Commissioner (1992–1994).
  • Mateus Morais de Brito, 53, Angolan football and petroleum executive, President of Atlético Petróleos de Luanda (since 2012), Vice-chairman of Sonangol Group.
  • Roger Fessaguet, 82, French-born American chef, coronary artery disease.
  • Sandy Grossman, 78, American sports director (CBS Sports, Fox Sports), directed 10 Super Bowls, cancer.
  • Lucy Hood, 56, American television executive (News Corporation), president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (since 2013), cancer.
  • Mamoon Kazi, 78, Pakistani judge, member of the Supreme Court (1997–2000), Sindh High Court (1985–1997).
  • Michael Pearse Lacey, 97, Canadian Roman Catholic prelate, Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto (1979–1993).
  • Glyn Jones, 82, South African writer and actor.
  • Miloš Mikeln, 83, Slovene writer.
  • Carl Epting Mundy, Jr., 78, American military officer, Commandant of the Marine Corps and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1991–1995), Merkel cell carcinoma.
  • Revalle Narender, 49, Indian sports journalist.
  • Unnikrishnan Puthoor, 80, Indian novelist.
  • Vern Rutsala, 80, American author and poet.
  • Mahjoub Sharif, 66, Sudanese poet, writer and political dissident.
  • Urs Widmer, 75, Swiss author.
  • Wesley Worrell, 53, Barbadian Paralympic official and athlete.

1 April 2014

  • Ramon Cano, 80, Panamanian radio journalist, shot.
  • Pierre Capretz, 89, French linguist and academic, creator of French in Action series.
  • King Fleming, 91, American jazz pianist, natural causes.
  • Rudolph Hargrave, 89, American judge, member of the Oklahoma Supreme Court (1978–2010), Chief Justice (1989–1990, 2001–2002).
  • Marcus Henry, 41, American sportswriter (Newsday).
  • Taieb Jebali, 81, Tunisian footballer.
  • Jacques Le Goff, 90, French historian.
  • Andrew Joseph McDonald, 90, American Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Little Rock (1972–2000).
  • William Mitchell, 85, Canadian hockey player (Detroit Red Wings), kidney failure.
  • Roberto Nazareno, 81, Filipino civil servant, Secretary General of the House of Representatives (1996–2008).
  • Merimeri Penfold, 93, New Zealand Māori language academic (University of Auckland), cancer.
  • Rolf Rendtorff, 88, German academic, Emeritus Professor of Old Testament (University of Heidelberg).
  • Abubakar Shariff, 61, Kenyan Islamist dissident, accused supporter of Al-Shabaab, shot.
  • John W. Shelton, 85, American politician, member of the West Virginia House of Delegates (1995–2004).

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