Deaths in April 2003

The following is a list of notable deaths in April 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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  1. ^ Lavietes, Stuart (April 14, 2003). "Lloyd L. Brown, 89, Journalist And Paul Robeson Biographer". The New York Times. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  2. ^ Stuart Lavietes (April 14, 2003). "Lloyd L. Brown, 89, Journalist And Paul Robeson Biographer". The New York Times. p. F 8. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  3. ^ Taylor, Paul (April 18, 2003). "Richard Caddel". The Guardian. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  4. ^ O'Connor, J J; Robertson, E F. "Adriaan Cornelis Zaanen". MacTutor History of Mathematics archive. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  5. ^ Sweetman, Jim. "Hilly Flitcraft". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  6. ^ "Michael Wayne, 68, a Producer Of Films by His Father, John". The New York Times. April 4, 2003. p. A 19. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  7. ^ "Walt Ashbaugh". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  8. ^ Cartwright, Garth (April 24, 2003). "Homer Banks". The Guardian. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  9. ^ "SAWYER, Harold Samuel, (1920 - 2003)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  10. ^ Stuart Lavietes (May 4, 2003). "Fred J. Cook, 92, the Author of 45 Books, Many Exposés". The New York Times. p. 1 54. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  11. ^ Carr, David (April 5, 2003). "Michael Kelly, 46, Editor And Columnist, Dies in Iraq". The New York Times. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  12. ^ Encyclopedia Staff. "J. Quigg Newton". Colorado Encyclopedia. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  13. ^ Walsh, Mary Williams (April 7, 2003). "David Bloom, 39, Dies in Iraq; Reporter Was With Troops". The New York Times. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  14. ^ Katie Hafner (April 10, 2003). "Anita Borg, 54, Trailblazer For Women in Computer Field". The New York Times. p. A 25. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  15. ^ Aleksandr Fatyushin died. An article in Komsomolskaya Pravda
  16. ^ Douglas Martin (April 8, 2003). "Leon Levy, Philanthropist, Is Dead at 77". The New York Times. p. C 14. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  17. ^ Jon Pareles (April 9, 2003). "Babatunde Olatunji, Drummer, 76, Dies; Brought Power of African Music to U.S.". The New York Times. p. D 8. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  18. ^ William H. Honan (April 14, 2003). "Dino Yannopoulos, 83, Director With Long Tenure at the Met". The New York Times. p. F 8. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  19. ^ "Julio Anguita Parrado, 32". The Guardian. May 29, 2003. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  20. ^ "Cécile de Brunhoff". The Telegraph. April 9, 2003. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  21. ^ Ben Ratliff (April 11, 2003). "Jutta Hipp, 78, Jazz Pianist With a Lean, Percussive Style". The New York Times. p. A 23. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  22. ^ "Robin Winks, 72; Professor, Author, Historian of the British Empire, Authority on Espionage". Los Angeles Times. April 10, 2003. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  23. ^ Steele, Jonathan (April 8, 2003). "Tareq Ayyoub". The Guardian. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  24. ^ Blyth, Alan (April 16, 2003). "Pamela Bowden: Fine mezzo-soprano in the Kathleen Ferrier mould". The Guardian. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  25. ^ "Kathie B. McGavin, 63; Acted in Popular TV Series of 1950s, '60s". Los Angeles Times. April 17, 2003. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  26. ^ "Franz Rosenthal, 88, Interpreter and Scholar". The New York Times. April 20, 2003. p. A 23. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  27. ^ "Jerry Bittle, 53; Created Comic Strip 'Shirley and Son'". Los Angeles Times. April 11, 2003. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  28. ^ Glod, Maria (April 10, 2003). "Family's Killer Dies in Va. Electric Chair". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved May 21, 2022.
  29. ^ Ray, Tiffany (April 12, 2003). "Alfred Campanelli, 78". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  30. ^ "Ray Murray". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  31. ^ "James Earl Salisbury". Salt Lake Tribune. April 14, 2003. Retrieved September 14, 2012.
  32. ^ Stuart Lavietes (April 27, 2003). "Dr. Robert Wilkins, 96; Told of High Blood Pressure's Dangers". The New York Times. p. 1 48. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  33. ^ "Vera Zorina: Broadway's favourite ballerina". The Guardian. May 4, 2003. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
  34. ^ "Singer Little Eva of 'Loco-Motion' fame dies at 59". CNN. April 11, 2003. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  35. ^ Gold, Michael; Gross, James; Strassberg, Richard. "Maurice F. Neufeld". Cornell University. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  36. ^ "Franco Valle". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  37. ^ The Associated Press (April 11, 2003). "Abraham Zabludovsky, 78, an Architect". The New York Times. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  38. ^ Stech, Marko Robert; Struk, Danylo Husar. "Barka, Vasyl". Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  39. ^ Pierson, Don (April 12, 2003). "JOHN BUTLER, 1946-2003". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  40. ^ Paul Lewis (April 15, 2003). "Cecil H. Green, 102, Dies; Texas Instruments Founder". The New York Times. p. D 9. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  41. ^ Foot, Paul (April 17, 2003). "Brian Nelson". The Guardian. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  42. ^ Koenig, Sarah; Hanes, Stephanie (April 13, 2003). "Blount, 'conscience of the Senate,' dies at 81". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  43. ^ "John Robert Boker Jr". American Philatelic Society Hall of Fame. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  44. ^ "Allen Eager Is Dead at 76; Sax Player of the Bebop Era". The New York Times. June 1, 2003. p. 1 35. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  45. ^ "M-271: More Information Regarding G. Duncan Bauma's Career". St. Louis Mercantile Library. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  46. ^ "Pierre Blondiaux". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on December 2, 2016. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  47. ^ "Al Epperly". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  48. ^ Goldberg, Melissa (June 3, 2003). "Betty Baskcomb Actress". Variety. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  49. ^ Hirsley, Michael; Ford, Liam (April 28, 2003). "Sherwood Brewer, 79". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
  50. ^ The Associated Press (April 16, 2003). "Bunce led Cardinal to upset win in 1972 Rose Bowl". ESPN. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  51. ^ Paul Lewis (April 19, 2003). "Theodore Weiss, 86, Poet, Professor and Journal Editor". The New York Times. p. C 6. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  52. ^ "MAJOR GENERAL TIMOTHY I. AHERN". U.S. Air Force. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  53. ^ Lydia Polgreen (April 21, 2003). "Richard Sewall, 95, Emily Dickinson Biographer". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  54. ^ "Jewell Young". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  55. ^ Douglas Martin (April 18, 2003). "Dr. Robert C. Atkins, Author of Controversial but Best-Selling Diet Books, Is Dead at 72". The New York Times. p. D 9. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  56. ^ "Former NASCAR racer H.B. Bailey passes away". Autoweek. April 21, 2003. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  57. ^ Jon Pareles (April 21, 2003). "Earl King, New Orleans Bluesman, Dies at 69". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  58. ^ Stuart Lavietes (May 2, 2003). "Dr. Jeff Schell, Microbiologist And Gene-Splicing Pioneer, 67". The New York Times. p. C 11. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  59. ^ "Peter Wason". The Telegraph. April 22, 2003. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  60. ^ Holley, David (April 18, 2003). "Russian Lawmaker Is Slain". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  61. ^ Katie Hafner (April 23, 2003). "Edgar F. Codd, 79, Dies; Key Theorist of Databases". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  62. ^ "Lefty Sloat". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  63. ^ "Hadhrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad, Muslim Spiritual Leader,74". The New York Times. May 17, 2003. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  64. ^ Douglas Martin (April 23, 2003). "Cholly Atkins, 89, Dancer and Choreographer". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  65. ^ "Chris Zachary". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  66. ^ Hyman, Bruce (April 29, 2003). "Debbie Barham". The Guardian. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  67. ^ Roig, Suzanne; Gordon, Mike (April 21, 2003). "Hawai'i historian Jim Bartels dies". The Honolulu Advertiser. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  68. ^ Peter Keepnews (April 23, 2003). "Teddy Edwards, 78, Deft Star Of Los Angeles Jazz Scene". The New York Times. p. B 10. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  69. ^ Sandra Blakeslee (April 25, 2003). "Sir Bernard Katz, 92, Nobelist for Nerve Chemistry Work". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  70. ^ Thurber, Jon (April 24, 2003). "Cole Weston, 84; Photographer, Printer Extended Father's Legacy". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  71. ^ Holland Cotter (April 25, 2003). "Robert Blackburn, 82, Founder Of the Printmaking Workshop". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  72. ^ Peter Keepnews (April 22, 2003). "Nina Simone, 70, Soulful Diva and Voice of Civil Rights, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  73. ^ "Raymond Henry Weill". American Philatelic Society Hall of Fame. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  74. ^ "Renowned Songwriter Felice Bryant Dies At 77". BMI. April 22, 2003. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  75. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (April 25, 2003). "Martha Griffiths, 91, Dies; Fighter for Women's Rights". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  76. ^ Daniel Altman (April 25, 2003). "Abram Bergson, 89, Theorist Who Studied Soviet Economy". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  77. ^ "Jim Browne". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  78. ^ "Fernand Fonssagrives, 93, Photographer Of Fashion Models and Female Nudes". The New York Times. May 5, 2003. p. B 8. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  79. ^ Paul Lewis (May 3, 2003). "Guy Mountfort, 97, Briton Who Helped Found Wildlife Fund". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  80. ^ Mclellan, Dennis (April 28, 2003). "Sidney Shlenker, 66; Entrepreneur Staged Astrodome Events". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 4, 2016 – via LA Times.
  81. ^ Mullan, Michael (May 1, 2003). "Colin Bell: Radical university vice-chancellor and pioneering sociologist". The Guardian. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  82. ^ "Belus Smawley". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  83. ^ "Fuzz White". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  84. ^ "Viktor Bushuyev". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on December 3, 2016. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  85. ^ Ken Johnson (May 4, 2003). "Lynn Chadwick, a Sculptor, Is Dead at 88". The New York Times. p. 1 53. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  86. ^ "Historian Wright dies at 64". Las Vegas Sun. April 29, 2003. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  87. ^ "Bernhard Baier". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  88. ^ Kennedy, Peter (April 27, 2003). "Rosemary Brown, 72". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  89. ^ "Danny Napoleon". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  90. ^ Boote, Bob (April 28, 2003). "Max Nicholson". The Guardian. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  91. ^ Rick Lyman (April 28, 2003). "Peter Stone, Award-Winning Writer of '1776,' Dies at 73". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  92. ^ Parsons, Keith; Henry, Margaret; Giles, Zeny (May 2, 2003). "Arts supporter one of Newcastle's favourite daughters". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  93. ^ "Elaine Steinbeck: B'way stage manager, wife of John Steinbeck". Variety. April 29, 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  94. ^ "Wenzu Vella". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  95. ^ "Former Head Coach Johnny Griffith Passes Away". University of Georgia. April 28, 2003. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  96. ^ "Obituaries — Ronald Morrison Barclay, Possum Bourne". New Zealand Parliament. April 30, 2003. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  97. ^ The Associated Press (April 30, 2003). "Janko Bobetko, 84, Is Dead; Fought to Free Croatians". The New York Times. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  98. ^ "Lord Gray". The Telegraph. May 20, 2003. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  99. ^ "The Right Reverend Frank Weston". The Telegraph. May 1, 2003. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  100. ^ Grace, Francie (April 30, 2003). "Talk Radio Pioneer Dead At 79". CBS News. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  101. ^ Cowe, Roger (May 5, 2003). "Jennifer d'Abo". The Guardian. Retrieved May 4, 2019.
  102. ^ "Ferdinand P. Beer". Lehigh University. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
  103. ^ "Mark C. Berger Research Fellow (deceased)". IZA Institute of Labor Economics. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  104. ^ "Kiwi Icon Possum Bourne Dies". Rally Racing News. The New Zealand Herald. April 30, 2003. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  105. ^ "Lionel Wilson, 79; Voice of 'Tom Terrific,' Children's Author". Los Angeles Times. May 27, 2003. Retrieved April 27, 2019.