Deaths in May 2000

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The following is a list of notable deaths in May 2000.

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. ^ "Gil Fates, 86, a TV Producer Of Shows Like 'What's My Line?'". The New York Times. May 16, 2000. p. A 21. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  2. ^ Eric Nagourney (May 2, 2000). "David Mahoney, a Business Executive And Neuroscience Advocate, Dies at 76". The New York Times. p. C 26. Retrieved August 7, 2021.
  3. ^ Rick Lyman (May 5, 2000). "Steve Reeves, 74, Whose 'Hercules' Began a Genre". The New York Times. p. A 24. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  4. ^ Shorter, Eric (May 5, 2000). "Nora Swinburne Obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  5. ^ Clark, Andrew (May 15, 2000). "Robert Homme, "The Friendly Giant" (Obituary)". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  6. ^ "Billy Munn". The Telegraph, London. May 16, 2000. Archived from the original on February 27, 2016. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  7. ^ Richard Goldstein (May 4, 2000). "Harry Newman, 90, Who Led Giants to Title Game as Rookie". The New York Times. p. C 21. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  8. ^ "Woman executed in Arkansas". BBC News. May 3, 2000.
  9. ^ Ben Ratliff (May 7, 2000). "Teri Thornton Is Dead at 65; Jazz Singer Had Hits in 1960's". The New York Times. p. 1 55. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  10. ^ Eric Copage (May 10, 2000). "Lewis Allen, 94, Director Whose Films Included 'The Uninvited'". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  11. ^ "Ed Chapman". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  12. ^ Schemo, Diana Jean (May 9, 2000). "DEATH OF A CARDINAL: THE OVERVIEW; O'CONNOR IS BURIED IN A SOLEMN RITUAL CITING HIS MESSAGE". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  13. ^ Alessandra Stanley (May 6, 2000). "Gino Bartali, 85, a Hero in Italy For His Cycling Championships". The New York Times. p. A 11. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  14. ^ Frank Litsky (May 6, 2000). "Bill Musselman, 59, Intense Basketball Coach". The New York Times. p. A 11. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  15. ^ "Dr. Mary Evangeline Percy Jackson, 1904-2000". Alberta Medical Association. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  16. ^ "Sir Peter Youens: Banda's colonial confidant in Malawi's freedom struggle". The Guardian. June 8, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  17. ^ "Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Film Star, TV Producer and Good-Will Ambassador, Dies at 90". The New York Times. May 8, 2000. p. B 7. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  18. ^ Frank Litsky (May 9, 2000). "Henry Laskau, Race Walker, Is Dead at 83". The New York Times. p. B 12. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  19. ^ Douglas Martin (May 13, 2000). "Homer Thompson Dies at 93; Led Excavation of the Agora". The New York Times. p. A 14. Retrieved August 7, 2021.
  20. ^ "Guadalupe Amor; Popular, Outrageous Mexican Poet". Los Angeles Times. May 15, 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  21. ^ Holland Cotter (May 12, 2000). "Stanley Boxer, 73, Prolific Artist Known for Abstract Paintings". The New York Times. p. B 15. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  22. ^ Mandelman, Joel (May 9, 2000). "Activist Henry Nicols dead at 26". The Daily Star (Oneonta). Archived from the original on February 4, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  23. ^ "Chris Evans". Sports Reference, Hockey-Reference.com. Retrieved December 26, 2018.
  24. ^ Learmont, John (May 16, 2000). "General Sir Martin Farndale: Innovative army commander whose leadership qualities took him to Malaya, Northern Ireland and Nato". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  25. ^ Thurber, Jon (May 20, 2000). "Bill 'the Fox' Foster; Master of Bawdy Songs and Guzzling Beer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  26. ^ Lamb, Bill. "Carden Gillenwater". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  27. ^ William H. Honan (May 15, 2000). "Margaret Harris, 95, a Set Designer Who Favored Simplicity". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  28. ^ Douglas Martin (May 28, 2000). "Kiyoshi Kuromiya, 57, Fighter For the Rights of AIDS Patients". The New York Times. p. 1 34. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  29. ^ "Kaneto SHIOZAWA". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  30. ^ "Craig Stevens, the Suave Star Of 'Peter Gunn,' Dies at 81". The New York Times. May 13, 2000. p. A 15. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  31. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (May 16, 2000). "Verna Aardema, 88, Chronicler Of African Folklore for Children". The New York Times. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  32. ^ Dudley Clendinen (May 22, 2000). "William Dale Jennings, 82, Writer and Gay Rights Pioneer". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  33. ^ Alan Riding (May 15, 2000). "Paula Wessely, 93, an Actress With Roles in Nazi Propaganda". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  34. ^ "Homer E. Abele". The Logan Daily News. Logan, Ohio. May 12, 2000. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  35. ^ Holland Cotter (May 16, 2000). "Dong Kingman, 89, Whimsical Watercolorist". The New York Times. p. A 21. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  36. ^ Nobles, Charlie (May 13, 2000). "AUTO RACING; Youngest Racer of Petty Family Killed in Crash". The New York Times. Retrieved July 8, 2012.
  37. ^ Lawrence Van Gelder (May 18, 2000). "Paul Bartel, Director and Star Of 'Eating Raoul,' Dies at 61". The New York Times. p. B 13. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  38. ^ "Ubijen Boško Perošević". Glas javnosti. May 14, 2000. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
  39. ^ Allan Kozinn (May 20, 2000). "Cesare Valletti, 77, Tenor Of a Vanished Lyrical Style". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  40. ^ Julie V. Iovine (June 18, 2000). "Garrett Eckbo Is Dead at 89; Pioneer of Modern Landscape". The New York Times. p. 1 32. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  41. ^ "Former Happy Goodman Tenor Dies In Huntsville". The Chattanoogan. May 18, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  42. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Sarah Mavis Dabbs profile
  43. ^ Calvin Sims (May 15, 2000). "Keizo Obuchi, Premier Who Brought Stability as Japan's Economy Faltered, Dies at 62". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  44. ^ Richard Severo (May 17, 2000). "Karl Shapiro, Prize-Winning Poet, Dies at 86". The New York Times. p. C 27. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  45. ^ "George Marshall, 96, Pioneer in the Civil Rights Movement". The New York Times. June 18, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  46. ^ Katherine E. Finkelstein (May 19, 2000). "Frederick Coggan, an Archbishop of Canterbury, Dies at 90". The New York Times. p. A 25. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  47. ^ "Doyle Lade". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  48. ^ Douglas Martin (May 24, 2000). "Lee Brewster, 57, Style Guru For World's Cross-Dressers". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  49. ^ "Yevgeny Khrunov, 67, Russian Astronaut". The New York Times. May 26, 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  50. ^ Greenslade, Roy (May 20, 2000). "Sir Larry Lamb: Newspaper editor who made the Sun shine and gave Britain the page three girl". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  51. ^ "Edward L. Bernds, 94, Director Of Short Films for Three Stooges". The New York Times. May 28, 2000. p. 1 33. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  52. ^ Tommasini, Anthony (May 21, 2000). "Jean-Pierre Rampal, Virtuoso Flutist Who Achieved Success as a Soloist, Is Dead at 78". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  53. ^ Rhoden, William C. (May 27, 2000). "Sports of The Times; In Death, Malik Sealy Continues as a Teacher". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  54. ^ Richard Severo (May 22, 2000). "Barbara Cartland, 98, Best-Selling Author Who Prized Old-Fashioned Romance, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  55. ^ Gussow, Mel (May 23, 2000). "Sir John Gielgud, 96, Dies; Beacon of Classical Stage". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  56. ^ Copage, Eric V. (May 23, 2000). "Mark R. Hughes, 44; Founded Nutrition Supplement Concern". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  57. ^ David Binder (May 26, 2000). "Erich Mielke, Powerful Head of Stasi, East Germany's Vast Spy Network, Dies at 92". The New York Times. p. C 19. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  58. ^ "Zhao Puchu (Chinese, 1907–2000)". artnet. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  59. ^ Downey, Donn (May 24, 2000). "Former federal cabinet minister dead at 84". The Globe and Mail, Toronto. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  60. ^ Steadman, John (May 23, 2000). "Kerkorian, ex-Colts QB, dies of cancer". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  61. ^ "Smith, David Chadwick (1931-2000)". Queen's Enclopedia, Queen's University. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  62. ^ "Two journalists killed by gunmen; two others wounded". Committee to Protect Journalists. May 25, 2000. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  63. ^ Sophia Kishkovsky (June 3, 2000). "Oleg Yefremov, 72, Moscow Theater Director". The New York Times. p. A 11. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  64. ^ "Nicholas Clay: Swashbuckling actor who conquered theatre, film and television". The Guardian. May 30, 2000. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  65. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (May 27, 2000). "Seymour S. Kety, 84, Leader In Biology-Based Psychiatry". The New York Times. p. A 13. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  66. ^ Todd S. Purdum (May 27, 2000). "Francis Lederer Dies at 100; Actor Known for Suave Roles". The New York Times. p. A 13. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  67. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (May 30, 2000). "Samuel Taylor, 87, Playwright Who Created 'Sabrina,' Dies". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  68. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (June 12, 2000). "Lord MacLehose, 82, Governor Of Hong Kong and China Scholar". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  69. ^ Richard Goldstein (May 29, 2000). "Rocket Richard, Montreal's Goal-Scoring Hero, Dies at 78". The New York Times. p. B 6. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  70. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League official website – Jane Stoll profile
  71. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (June 18, 2000). "George Irving Bell, 73, Leader In Studies of Human Genome". The New York Times. p. 1 32. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  72. ^ Barnaby J. Feder (June 4, 2000). "Donald W. Davies, 75, Dies; Helped Refine Data Networks". The New York Times. p. 1 46. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  73. ^ Richard Goldstein (May 30, 2000). "Eric Turner, 31, Defensive Back for Raiders". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  74. ^ Ben Ratliff (June 1, 2000). "Tex Beneke, 86, Saxophonist Who Sang Miller's Hits, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  75. ^ Brittain, Victoria (June 5, 2000). "General Iko Carreira: Key figure in Angola's struggle to maintain its independence". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  76. ^ Irvin Molotsky (May 31, 2000). "Former Gov. Robert P. Casey Dies at 68; Pennsylvania Democrat Opposed Abortion". The New York Times. p. A 25. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  77. ^ Shorter, Eric (May 31, 2000). "Doris Hare: She spent more than 80 years on the stage - but never escaped the role of Reg's mum". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  78. ^ Douglas Martin (June 4, 2000). "John Coolidge, Guardian of President's Legacy. Dies at 93". The New York Times. p. 1 45. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  79. ^ William H. Honan (June 12, 2000). "Petar Mladenov, Bulgarian Communist Leader, 63". The New York Times. p. B 6. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  80. ^ Siegal, Nina (June 6, 2000). "The New York Legacy of Tito Puente". The New York Times. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  81. ^ "Hank Ruszkowski". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  82. ^ Reuters (June 18, 2000). "Johnnie Taylor, 62; Soul Singer Had Hit With 'Disco Lady'". The New York Times. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
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