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The following is a list of notable deaths in April 2002.

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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  1. ^ Oliver, Myrna (April 8, 2002). "Albert F. Canwell, 95; Anti-Communist Zealot". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  2. ^ "MAJOR GENERAL JOHN S. SAMUEL". United States Air Force. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  3. ^ Cromelin, Richard (April 13, 2002). "B.J. Baker, 74; Backed Top Singers of '50s, '60s". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  4. ^ Sgt Ralph Hurt Barger, Jr
  5. ^ "L. Celerio, 91; Filipino Composer, Lyricist". Los Angeles Times. April 4, 2002. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  6. ^ Oliver, Myrna (April 8, 2002). "John Pierce, 92; Engineer, Inventor, Teacher, Author". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  7. ^ "IN MEMORIAM Robert Lawson Vaught Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus UC Berkeley 1926 – 2002". University of California Academic Senate. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  8. ^ Perrone, Pierre (April 8, 2002). "Fad Gadget". The Independent, London. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  9. ^ "Roy Nichols". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  10. ^ "Karl Swanson". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  11. ^ "Lee Brooks". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  12. ^ Goss, Joyce (April 12, 2002). "Dame Ann Ebsworth". The Guardian. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  13. ^ "Endel Edasi". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  14. ^ Rawling, John (April 9, 2002). "George Francis". The Guardian. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  15. ^ "Ward, Hiram Hamilton". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  16. ^ "Memorial service for Professor Charles E. Winquist will be held May 4". Syracuse University. April 24, 2002. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  17. ^ Wartenberg, Ute (June 1, 2002). "Obituary: Herbert A. Cahn, 1915-2002". American Numismatic Society. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  18. ^ "Paul Erickson". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  19. ^ "Ben Warley". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  20. ^ "Silvia Derbez". Find a Grave. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  21. ^ "Tom Sunkel". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  22. ^ Meadowcroft, Michael (April 16, 2002). "Margaret Wingfield". The Guardian. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  23. ^ McLellan, Dennis (April 9, 2002). "John Agar, 81; Starred in Westerns, Sci-Fi Movies". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  24. ^ "Tony Zuzzio". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  25. ^ Fairhall, David (April 10, 2002). "Field Marshal Sir Nigel Bagnall". The Guardian. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  26. ^ "John Borton". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  27. ^ McLellan, Dennis (April 20, 2002). "Carl Eifler, 95; Ran OSS Unit in WWII". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  28. ^ Embury-Dennis, Tom (April 8, 2018). "Maria Felix: Who was the actor known as 'the most beautiful face in the history of Mexican cinema'?". The Independent, London. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  29. ^ "Fominaya, Eloy". University of Alabama. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  30. ^ "Dorothy Love Coates, Singer Of Gospel Music, Dies at 74". The New York Times. April 12, 2002. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  31. ^ "Mr Harold George COATES (1917 - 2002)". Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  32. ^ Glick, Shav (April 12, 2002). "Pat Flaherty, 76; Southland Native Won '56 Indy 500". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  33. ^ Beck, Mordechai (May 9, 2002). "Haim Cohn". The Guardian. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  34. ^ "Ed Fleming". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  35. ^ "Elmer Angsman". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  36. ^ St. John, Kelly (May 31, 2002). "William E. Brandon -- writer of Old West". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  37. ^ Kassell, Dan (April 18, 2002). "David "Bubba" Brooks". All About Jazz. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  38. ^ Marquis, Christopher (April 16, 2002). "J. William Stanton of Ohio, Two-Decade Congressman, 78". The New York Times. Retrieved January 5, 2019.
  39. ^ Kaufman, Bill (April 23, 2002). "OBITUARIES / Stanley Weston, 82, Once Publisher of The Ring". Newsday. Retrieved May 1, 2019.
  40. ^ "Ivan Desny". Find a Grave. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  41. ^ Joe Fisher, Sports-Reference / Hockey-Reference.com. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  42. ^ "Safet Zhulali, 59; Deposed Defense Minister of Albania". Los Angeles Times. April 15, 2002. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  43. ^ Edmée Abetel, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  44. ^ The Associated Press (April 18, 2002). "Buck Baker, 83, Champion Racecar Driver". The New York Times. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  45. ^ "Gustave Blouin, M.P." Parliament of Canada. Retrieved March 16, 2019.
  46. ^ Zdenek Chlup, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-22.
  47. ^ The Associated Press (April 16, 2002). "Mark Ermler, 69, Noted Russian Conductor". The New York Times. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  48. ^ "White, Byron Raymond". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  49. ^ "Gibson Byrd (1923 - 2002)". Museum of Wisconsin Art. May 1, 2007. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  50. ^ Schrambling, Regina (April 18, 2002). "Ruth Fertel of Steakhouse Fame Is Dead at 75". The New York Times. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  51. ^ The Associated Press (April 20, 2002). "Urich Recalled as Actor and Friend". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  52. ^ "Waters, H[ugh] Franklin". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  53. ^ Sutcliffe, Tom (April 19, 2002). "Herbert Wernicke". The Guardian. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  54. ^ "Walter Wurzburger, 82; Leader of Rabbinical Council of America". Los Angeles Times. April 19, 2002. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  55. ^ Urs-Ulrich Bucher, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
  56. ^ "James Copeland". The Herald, Glasgow, Scotland. April 23, 2002. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  57. ^ "Summary Bibliography: Betsy Curtis". Internet Speculative Fiction Database. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  58. ^ Martin, Douglas (April 26, 2002). "W.E. Barber, 82, Medal Winner in Korea Siege". The New York Times. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  59. ^ "Alberto Beltran Garcia, 80; Political Cartoonist and Engraver in Mexico". Los Angeles Times. April 23, 2002. Retrieved March 14, 2019.
  60. ^ "Ross Mackenzie Whicher". Parliament of Canada. Retrieved May 1, 2019.
  61. ^ "Baldwin, Phillip Benjamin". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  62. ^ "USDA Official, Fungi Expert Chester Ray Benjamin, 79". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 14, 2019.
  63. ^ Bergan, Ronald (May 7, 2002). "Vlastimil Brodsky". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  64. ^ "Alan Dale, 75; Pop Singer Hosted Early TV Variety Show". Los Angeles Times. April 25, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  65. ^ Wright, Walter (April 22, 2002). "Charles Watson, sculptor and construction executive, dead at 86". The Honolulu Advertiser. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  66. ^ Romana Calligaris, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  67. ^ Morris, Jack. "Sam Dente". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  68. ^ "Red O'Quinn". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  69. ^ "Harry Tarraway". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  70. ^ Jones, Kenneth (April 25, 2002). "Janet Fox, Broadway Actress and Niece of Edna Ferber, Dead at 89". Playbill. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  71. ^ Thurber, Jon (April 27, 2002). "Victor Weisskopf, 93; Nuclear Physicist on Manhattan Project". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  72. ^ Finder, Chuck; Smith, Pohla (April 26, 2002). "Obituary: Bob Baker / Local boxer was top heavyweight contender in '50s". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  73. ^ Goldman, Abigail (April 24, 2002). "Jay Chiat, 70; Groundbreaking L.A. Ad Man". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  74. ^ "Jim Cohen". Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  75. ^ "Bob Faught". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  76. ^ "Sam Francis". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  77. ^ The Associated Press (April 27, 2002). "Ted Kroll, 82, Golfer Who Led Tour in '56". The New York Times. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  78. ^ Heller, Steven (April 30, 2002). "Rudolph de Harak, 78, Artist And Environmental Designer". The New York Times. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  79. ^ Pattullo, Polly (May 26, 2002). "Gloria Escoffery". The Guardian. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  80. ^ Billington, Michael (April 29, 2002). "Michael Bryant". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  81. ^ Martin, Douglas (April 30, 2002). "Indra Devi, 102, Dies; Taught Yoga to Stars and Leaders". The New York Times. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  82. ^ "John Davis". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  83. ^ Quantrill, Peter (June 12, 2002). "Guila Bustabo". The Guardian. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  84. ^ "Hillous Butrum, 74; Original Member of Hank Williams' Band". Los Angeles Times. May 3, 2002. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  85. ^ The Associated Press (May 2, 2002). "George Effinger, 55, Who Laced Science Fiction With Dark Humor". The New York Times. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  86. ^ "Jerry Witte". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  87. ^ "Albert Béchard, M.P." Parliament of Canada. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  88. ^ "John 'Doc' Wilkinson: Oscar-winning sound mixer". Variety. June 5, 2002. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  89. ^ Vogt, Evon Z. Jr. "Gordon Randolph Willey: March 7, 1913–April 28, 2002". National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  90. ^ Litsky, Frank (May 3, 2002). "Bob Akin, 66, Auto Racer Who Won at Sebring Twice". The New York Times. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  91. ^ Sune Andersson, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-11.
  92. ^ "Major-General Sverre Bratland". The Telegraph, London. June 8, 2002. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  93. ^ Nelson, Robert (May 16, 2002). "Michael Camille". The Guardian. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  94. ^ Henri Caron, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  95. ^ "Kathryn M. Albertson Aug. 27, 1908 - April 30, 2002". Argus Observer. May 2, 2002. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  96. ^ McLellan, Dennis (May 3, 2002). "Ida Engel, 98; After Late Start Became a Star of Commercials". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 9, 2019.