Deaths in December 2003

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The following is a list of notable deaths in December 2003.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

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References

  1. ^ Azad, Arif (December 18, 2003). "Hamza Alavi". The Guardian. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  2. ^ Barbara Galdonik. All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  3. ^ Grace Hechinger (December 2, 2003). "Clark Kerr, Leading Public Educator and Former Head of California's Universities, Dies at 92". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  4. ^ "Eugenio Monti". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  5. ^ Wyckoff, Susan (February 27, 2009). "Ruth Nanda Anshen 1900–2003". Jewish Women's Archive. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Rawlyk, Heather (December 3, 2003). "Noted piano arranger Brimhall dies". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
  7. ^ William Grimes (December 5, 2003). "Alan Davidson, 79, an Envoy Who Loved the Kitchen, Dies". The New York Times. p. C 11. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  8. ^ "Jim Sheehan". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  9. ^ "Jay Difani". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  10. ^ "Pro Golfer Jace Bugg Dies of Leukemia". AP News. December 5, 2003. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  11. ^ "Hannah, John H., Jr". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  12. ^ "David Vaughan". The Daily Telegraph. December 13, 2003. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  13. ^ "Paul Busby". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  14. ^ Frank Litsky (December 20, 2003). "Felix Kaspar, 88, Figure Skater Who Was Known for High Jumps". The New York Times. p. B 22. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  15. ^ "Julius Walker Jr. Dies". The Washington Post. December 8, 2003. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  16. ^ Associated Press (December 9, 2003). "C. Arana Osorio, 85, Guatemala Ex-Leader". The New York Times. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  17. ^ Duchen, Jessica (December 14, 2003). "John Bingham". The Guardian. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  18. ^ Anne Midgette (December 13, 2003). "Hans Hotter, 94, German Opera Bass-Baritone". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  19. ^ "Roland Asselin". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on December 2, 2016. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  20. ^ Laurie Goodstein (December 13, 2003). "Rev. Dr. Carl F. H. Henry, 90, Brain of Evangelical Movement". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  21. ^ "U.S. Treasurer Azie Taylor Morton". The Washington Post. December 9, 2003. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  22. ^ Jason Zinoman (December 10, 2003). "Lewis M. Allen, 81, Tony-Winning Producer". The New York Times. p. A 29. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  23. ^ "The Hon. Margaret Jean Anderson". Parliament of Canada. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  24. ^ "Nelson Bobb". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  25. ^ Peter Keepnews (December 10, 2003). "Ruben Gonzalez, 84, Buena Vista Club Pianist". The New York Times. p. A 29. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  26. ^ Associated Press (December 11, 2003). "Chuck Noe, 79, college basketball coach". The Boston Globe. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  27. ^ Bergan, Ronald (December 17, 2003). "Francine Weisweiller". The Guardian. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  28. ^ Peter Keepnews (December 22, 2003). "Gladys Shelley, 92, Songwriter For Cabaret and Advertising". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  29. ^ Rosenbaum, David E. (December 10, 2003). "Paul Simon, Former Senator From Illinois, Is Dead at 75". The New York Times. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  30. ^ Norwood, Robyn (December 10, 2003). "Norm Sloan, 77; Basketball Coach Led North Carolina State to a National Title". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  31. ^ Douglas Martin (December 14, 2003). "David P. Weikart, 72, Education Expert, Dies". The New York Times. p. 1 61. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  32. ^ Jacques Steinberg (December 11, 2003). "Robert L. Bartley, 66, Dies; Led Journal Editorial Page". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  33. ^ "Lieutenant-General Sir John Watts". The Daily Telegraph. December 15, 2003. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  34. ^ Thornley, Stew. "Don Wheeler". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  35. ^ McGirk, Jan (December 13, 2003). "Maulana Shah Ahmed Noorani". The Independent. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  36. ^ Barnaby J. Feder (December 12, 2003). "John Sidgmore, 52, Dies; Headed WorldCom". The New York Times. p. A 41. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  37. ^ Brennan, Dan (December 14, 2003). "Heydar Aliev". The Guardian. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  38. ^ "Ross Belsher, M.P." Parliament of Canada. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  39. ^ Jagoda, Barry (December 16, 2003). "Renowned UCSD Cognitive Scientist Elizabeth Bates, Dies At 56". University of California, San Diego. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  40. ^ "Elizabeth T. Bunce". Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Archived from the original on December 10, 2019. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  41. ^ Matthew L. Wald (December 15, 2003). "William V. Roth Jr., Veteran of U.S. Senate, Dies at 82". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  42. ^ Associated Press (December 20, 2003). "Webster Young -- Jazz Trumpeter, 71". The New York Times. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  43. ^ "Frank Sheeran". biography.com. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  44. ^ "Obituary: Abram Salmon Benenson". American Journal of Preventive Medicine. February 2004. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  45. ^ Jon Pareles (December 19, 2003). "Johnny Cunningham, 46, Celtic Fiddler". The New York Times. p. C 15. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  46. ^ "Garvin Hamner". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  47. ^ Douglas Martin (December 18, 2003). "David S. Lewis, 86, Executive Who Led General Dynamics". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  48. ^ "Keith Magnuson". Sports Reference / Hockey-Reference.com. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  49. ^ "Sergio Vergara". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on December 4, 2016. Retrieved May 13, 2019.
  50. ^ Geltner, Gail (February 27, 2009). "Dora Wasserman 1919–2003". Jewish Women's Archive. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  51. ^ Banerjee, Sanjay; Swartzlander, Earl; Beer, David. "WILLIS ALFRED ADCOCK 1922–2003". National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Retrieved May 4, 2019.
  52. ^ O'Connor, Patrick (December 18, 2003). "Glynn Boyd Harte". The Guardian. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  53. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (December 19, 2003). "Robert Stanfield, 89, a Tory Who Lost Twice to Trudeau". The New York Times. p. C 15. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  54. ^ "Gary Stewart, 59, Creator of Country Hits". The New York Times. December 20, 2003. p. B 22. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  55. ^ "Mary Baker". All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Retrieved March 29, 2019.
  56. ^ Richard Goldstein (December 18, 2003). "Otto Graham, 82, Dies; Cleveland Dynasty's Quarterback". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  57. ^ Towb, Harry (January 3, 2004). "Alan Tilvern". The Independent. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  58. ^ "Jim Wolf". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  59. ^ Associated Press (December 17, 2003). "Former football coach Gordon Wood dies". Brownwood Bulletin. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  60. ^ Aird, Daniella (December 23, 2003). "CHARLES BERLITZ, 90, FAMOUS LINGUIST". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  61. ^ "Richard Wahlstrom". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  62. ^ Lydia Polgreen (December 22, 2003). "Hope Lange, Versatile Actress And Emmy Winner, Dies at 70". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  63. ^ "Carmen Mauro". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  64. ^ Ben Sisario (December 24, 2003). "Les Tremayne, 90, a Star of Radio Dramas". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  65. ^ Petersen, Glenn. "Denis Barry - June 2, 1929-December 20, 2003". United States Chess Federation. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  66. ^ Eaude, Michael (January 21, 2004). "Prince Alfonso de Hohenlohe-Langenburg". The Guardian. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  67. ^ "Sir Gawaine Baillie, Bt". The Daily Telegraph. January 3, 2004. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  68. ^ Randall, David (October 25, 2005). "Obituary Robert Graeme Boutilier (1953–2003)" (PDF). The Journal of Experimental Biology. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  69. ^ "Wanda Włodarczyk". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on December 4, 2016. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  70. ^ "Mikhail Borodulin". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on December 2, 2016. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  71. ^ Phil Sweetland (December 24, 2003). "Dave Dudley, 75, Pioneer of Truckers' Songs". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  72. ^ "Charlie Bowles". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  73. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (December 25, 2003). "Don Lamond, 82, a Drummer In Many Classic Jazz Bands". The New York Times. p. C 10. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  74. ^ Barbour, Douglas (February 10, 2008). "John Newlove". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  75. ^ Richard Goldstein (December 29, 2003). "Herman Keiser, 89, Golfer Who Staged a Major Upset". The New York Times. p. B 6. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  76. ^ Douglas Martin (January 4, 2004). "Nicola Paone, the 'Italian Troubadour' and a Restaurateur, Dies at 88". The New York Times. p. 1 18. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  77. ^ Massie, Michelle K. (December 27, 2003). "Obituary: George Zambelli Sr. / Headed one of oldest fireworks companies". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  78. ^ Campbell, Margaret (December 31, 2003). "Hugh Bean: Outstanding violinist and teacher". The Guardian. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
  79. ^ "Gale Bishop". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  80. ^ John Schwartz (December 31, 2003). "Phillip Y. Goldman, 39, A Co-Founder of WebTV". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  81. ^ "Pete Alvarado: (22 February 1920 - 27 December 2003, USA)". Lambiek. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  82. ^ Billington, Michael (December 29, 2003). "Sir Alan Bates". The Guardian. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  83. ^ Eaude, Michael (January 2, 2004). "Enric Bernat". The Guardian. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  84. ^ Potter, Daniel. "Ivan Calderon". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  85. ^ Phil Sweetland (January 1, 2004). "Vestal Goodman, 74, Matriarch Of the World of Gospel Music". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  86. ^ "Richie Niemiera". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  87. ^ Mirrlees, Patricia (January 12, 2004). "Ying Ruocheng: Chinese actor and politician". The Guardian. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  88. ^ Ronald Smothers (January 3, 2004). "Vincent Smith, 74, Painter Who Portrayed Black Life". The New York Times. p. A 13. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  89. ^ David Tuller (January 12, 2004). "L. Bogorad, 82, Leading Researcher On Plant Genetics". The New York Times. p. B 6. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  90. ^ "Frank Parr". Chessgames.com. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  91. ^ "Alexandria Mayor Was City's Longest-Serving". The Washington Post. January 1, 2004. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
  92. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (December 30, 2003). "Earl Hindman, 61, the Neighbor Unseen on 'Home Improvement'". The New York Times. p. C 12. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  93. ^ Barker, Dennis (December 31, 2003). "Dinsdale Landen". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  94. ^ Eric Nash (January 25, 2004). "Don Lawrence, 75, Science Fiction Illustrator". The New York Times. p. 1 39. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  95. ^ Michel Zanoli. Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  96. ^ Paul von Zielbauer (January 1, 2004). "David Bale, 62, Activist and Businessman". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  97. ^ Ivanova, Vera; Manykin, Mikhail. "Vladimir Bogomolov". Russia-InfoCentre. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  98. ^ Richard Severo (December 31, 2003). "John Gregory Dunne, Novelist, Screenwriter and Observer of Hollywood, Is Dead at 71". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  99. ^ Baltrip, Kimetris N. (January 6, 2004). "Samuel Nabrit, 98, Scientist And a Pioneer in Education". The New York Times. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  100. ^ Hunt, Ken (February 26, 2004). "Hukwe Zawose: Giving Tanzanian music an international voice". The Guardian. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
  101. ^ "OBITUARY: Renata Babak, 69, opera star who defected from the Bolshoi". The Ukrainian Weekly. January 18, 2004. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  102. ^ Rose, Derek (January 4, 2004). "Arthur R. von Hippel". The Tech. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  103. ^ "Valentin Vdovichenko". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on December 4, 2016. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  104. ^ Oron, Aryeh. "Sieglinde Wagner (Contralto)". Bach Cantatas Website. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  105. ^ "Max West". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.