Deaths in May 1997

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The following is a list of notable deaths in May 1997.

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. ^ Doreen Carvajal (3 May 1997). "Russell G. Cleary, 63, Dies; Ex-Head of Heileman Brewing". The New York Times. p. 1 14. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Fernand Dumont". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Olympedia – Friedl Däuber". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Jim McDonald Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  5. ^ Lawrence Van Gelder (2 May 1997). "Bo Widerberg, 66, Director Of 'Elvira Madigan,' Is Dead". The New York Times. p. A 30. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  6. ^ David M. Herszenhorn (4 May 1997). "John C. Eccles, 94, Nobel Physiologist, Dies". The New York Times. p. 1 45. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  7. ^ Eric Pace (6 May 1997). "Paulo Freire, 75, Is Dead; Educator of the Poor in Brazil". The New York Times. p. D 23. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  8. ^ Bradford, Roy (27 May 1997). "Obituary: Sir Robin Kinahan". The Independent. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  9. ^ Pace, Eric (7 May 1997). "Queen Mother Moore, 98, Harlem Rights Leader, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 15. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  10. ^ Holcomb B. Noble (6 May 1997). "Keith R. Porter, 84; Set Groundwork for Field of Cell Biology". The New York Times. p. D 24. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  11. ^ Rick Lyman (6 May 1997). "Eugene Vale, 81, Best-Selling Novelist And Screenwriter". The New York Times. p. D 24. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Jimmy Wilson Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  13. ^ "Tv- en radiomaker Den Braber (68) overleden". De Volkskrant (in Dutch). Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau. 5 May 1997. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  14. ^ Nicole Veash; Graham Ball (4 May 1997). "Hughie Green, TV legend, Dies at 77". The Independent. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  15. ^ Allan Kozinn (4 May 1997). "Narciso Yepes, Spanish Guitarist And an Innovative Musician, 69". The New York Times. p. 1 45. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  16. ^ "Suhayr al-Qalamawi". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  17. ^ "Jerome Alden, 76, Stage and TV Writer". The New York Times. 9 May 1997. p. B 12. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  18. ^ "Olympedia - Danilo Fioravanti". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  19. ^ Associated Press (1997-05-06). "Hilary Grivich, 19, American Gymnast". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  20. ^ Martin, Andrew; Ferkenhoff, Eric (May 6, 1997). "The Mysterious Death Of Lee Miglin - Gold Coast Area Shocked By Slaying". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  21. ^ "Alvy Moore - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  22. ^ "Lyman Bradford Smith - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  23. ^ "Bob Briggs Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  24. ^ "Walter Gotell - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  25. ^ Holland Cotter (7 May 1997). "Alan Gussow, 65; Painted and Protected Nature". The New York Times. p. B 15. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  26. ^ Richard Severo (6 May 1997). "Murray Kempton, 79, a Newspaperman Of Honor and Elegant Vinegar, Is Dead". The New York Times. p. D 24. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  27. ^ Holcomb B. Noble (7 May 1997). "David Scherman, 81, Editor Whose Photos Sank a Ship". The New York Times. p. B 15. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  28. ^ "Ridge Bond - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  29. ^ Holland Cotter (8 May 1997). "Sydney J. Freedberg, 82, Art Historian, Dies". The New York Times. p. D 25. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  30. ^ "Jorge Martínez de Hoyos". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  31. ^ "Günther Jerschke - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  32. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (27 May 1997). "John Canfield Ewers, Ethnologist, Dies at 87". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  33. ^ "GEORGE LYNCH". racing-reference.info. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  34. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (16 May 1997). "Ralph Wendell Burhoe, 85; Reconciled Science and Faith". The New York Times. p. D 17. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  35. ^ Obituary: Sir Michael Shersby Patrick Cosgrove. The Independent. 9 May 1997, Retrieved 11 August 2020
  36. ^ "Kai-Uwe von Hassel - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  37. ^ "DR MICHELINE KERNEY WALSH". The Irish Times. 23 June 1997. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  38. ^ "Bob Whitcher Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  39. ^ Frank Litsky (10 May 1997). "Bob Devaney, 82, Nebraska Coach, Dies". The New York Times. p. 1 20. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  40. ^ Lawrence Van Gelder (10 May 1997). "Marco Ferreri, 68, Is Dead; Directed 'La Grande Bouffe'". The New York Times. p. 1 20. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  41. ^ "Willy Hess". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  42. ^ "Rina Lasnier". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  43. ^ "Jacinto Quincoces - DB~e". dbe.rah.es (in Spanish). Real Academia de la Historia. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  44. ^ "Silvano Tranquilli". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  45. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (18 May 1997). "Joanie Weston, 62, a Big Star In the World of Roller Derbies". The New York Times. p. 1 33. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  46. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (13 May 1997). "William R. Cannon, 81, Methodist Theologian". The New York Times. p. A 18. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  47. ^ "David Christie". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  48. ^ Gustav Niebuhr (14 May 1997). "Dean Kelley, 70, Advocate for Religious Freedom, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  49. ^ "Catherine McLeod; Film Actress Was 75". The New York Times. 17 May 1997. p. 1 12. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  50. ^ Rick Lyman (14 May 1997). "Peter Stackpole, 83, Chronicler Of California Trends for Life". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  51. ^ Chadbourne, Eugene. "Louis Barbarin". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  52. ^ "Olympedia – Jiří Pecka". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  53. ^ "Knesset Member, Avraham Stern". knesset.gov.il. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  54. ^ "Frank A. Wenstrom - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  55. ^ "Laurie Lee, Biographie & Facts". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  56. ^ "Tommy Turrentine". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  57. ^ "Olympedia - Zdena Vermirovská". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  58. ^ "Olympedia – Eduard Zakharov". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  59. ^ Barry Bearak (16 May 1997). "Harry Blackstone Jr., 62, Master of the Magic Arts, Dies". The New York Times. p. D 17. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  60. ^ Vosburgh, Tim (26 May 1997). "Obituary: Thelma Carpenter". The Independent. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  61. ^ "Samuel Hoyt Elbert". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  62. ^ "Alan Furlan - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  63. ^ "Olympedia – Val Peat". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  64. ^ Jack Anderson (15 May 1997). "Bessie Schonberg, 90, a Mentor for Dancers". The New York Times. p. D 24. Retrieved 13 August 2020.
  65. ^ "Oscar Berger - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  66. ^ Judith Miller (17 May 1997). "Saadallah Wannous, 56, Arab Playwright". The New York Times. p. 1 12. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  67. ^ "Giuseppe De Santis". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  68. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (23 May 1997). "Elbridge Durbrow, U.S. Diplomat, Dies at 93". The New York Times. p. A 25. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  69. ^ "Bones McKinney Stats - Basketball-Reference.com". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  70. ^ "Oregon executes convicted killer, state's second in 34 years". Associated Press. May 16, 1997.
  71. ^ "Wang Zengqi". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  72. ^ "Olympedia – Mikhail Bychkov". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  73. ^ "KOONTZ, RONALD E thru KOONTZ, ROY". sortedbyname.com. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  74. ^ "Horst Lippmann Discography". discogs.com. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  75. ^ Kirkpatrick, Gwen; Masiello, Francine; Ramos, Julio, "Antonio Cornejo-Polar, Spanish and Portuguese: Berkeley", 1997, University of California: In Memoriam, pp. 43–45, retrieved 16 August 2020
  76. ^ "Soenario - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  77. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (21 May 1997). "Aaron Henry, Civil Rights Leader, Dies at 74". The New York Times. p. D 23. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  78. ^ "Troy Ruttman, 67, Youngest Winner of Indy 500". The New York Times. 21 May 1997. p. D 23. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  79. ^ "Olympedia - PavelsSenicevs". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  80. ^ Vallance, Tom (9 June 1997). "John Rawlins". The Independent. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  81. ^ "Virgilio Barco Vargas". CIDOB (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  82. ^ "Amasa S. Bishop, 76, Scientist Who Worked in Fusion Physics". The New York Times. 12 June 1997. p. B 17. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  83. ^ "Fiorenzo Carpi". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  84. ^ "Myrtle C. Bachelder". Chicago Tribune. May 26, 1997. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  85. ^ "Donald Curtis - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  86. ^ "Herman de Coninck". biografischportaal.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  87. ^ Rampage leaves 16 dead, Telegraph Herald (May 24, 1997). Retrieved 16 August 2020
  88. ^ "Jimmy Heale". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  89. ^ Lawrence K. Altman (24 May 1997). "Alfred D. Hershey, Nobel Laureate for DNA Work, Dies at 88". The New York Times. p. 1 26. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  90. ^ "Raúl Gómez Jattin". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  91. ^ "Renzo Montagnani - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  92. ^ "Klaus von Bismarck". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  93. ^ Roberta Smith (30 May 1997). "James Lee Byars, 65, Creator Of Art That Lived in a Moment". The New York Times. p. D 17. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  94. ^ "Olympedia – Sadayoshi Kobayashi". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  95. ^ "Lovie Lee". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  96. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (29 May 1997). "David Ludlum, Weather Expert, Dies at 86". The New York Times. p. D 19. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  97. ^ "Muhammad Fadhel al-Jamali - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  98. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (May 30, 1997). "Robbie Tilley Branscum, 62, Children's Author". The New York Times. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  99. ^ Vallance, Tom (27 May 1997). "Obituary: Edward Mulhare". The Independent. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  100. ^ "Olympedia – Sepp Weiler". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  101. ^ Buchan, Janey (28 May 1997). "Obituary: Sydney Bidwell". The Independent. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  102. ^ "Jay Hebert". where2golf.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  103. ^ "Joseph Hoffman". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  104. ^ "Olympedia – Ronald Vernieux". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  105. ^ "Jenny Bramley, 87, Physicist and Inventor". New York Times. 2 June 1997. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  106. ^ "Olympedia – James Gordon". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  107. ^ Richard Goldstein (29 May 1997). "Ralph Horween, 100, the Oldest Ex-N.F.L. Player". The New York Times. p. D 19. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  108. ^ "Bernard Jackson Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  109. ^ "Jack De Nijs". discogs.com. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  110. ^ "Jack Vinall". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  111. ^ "Manfred von Ardenne - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  112. ^ "Robert Ambelain". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  113. ^ "Henry Barakat". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  114. ^ "Obituary: Karl Martz". martzpots.org/. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  115. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Ronald Vernon Book", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews
  116. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (1 June 1997). "Sydney Guilaroff, 89, Stylist to Stars, Is Dead". The New York Times. p. 1 39. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  117. ^ "Édouard Muller". procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  118. ^ Robert Mcg. Thomas Jr. (30 May 1997). "John Sengstacke, Black Publisher, Dies at 84". The New York Times. p. D 17. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  119. ^ "Olympedia – John Stack". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  120. ^ Schruers, Fred (7 August 1997). "Jeff Buckley: Remembering the late 'Grace' singer-songwriter". rollingstone.com. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  121. ^ Lawrence Van Gelder (6 June 1997). "George Fenneman, 77, Dies; Courtly Foil for Groucho". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  122. ^ "A. Kazhdan Dies At 74; Was Expert On Byzantine Rule". The New York Times. 8 June 1997. p. 1 52. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  123. ^ "Details Released In Death Of Guns n' Roses Songwriter". MTV. June 3, 1997. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  124. ^ "Olympedia – Winsome Cripps". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  125. ^ "Pat Collins; 'Hip Hypnotist' of Hollywood". Los Angeles Times. Associated Press. June 1, 1997. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  126. ^ "Damião de Bozzano". britannica.com. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  127. ^ "Eddie Jones". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  128. ^ Eric Pace (3 June 1997). "Jewel Lafontant-Mankarious, Lawyer and U.S. Official, Dies". The New York Times. p. D 22. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  129. ^ "Dödsfall. Ove Ljung till minne". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). 24 June 1997. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  130. ^ "May 31, 1997: Mob boss Johnny (Pops) Papalia executed in Hamilton". thespec.com. 23 September 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
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