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The following is a list of notable deaths in August 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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  • Per Anger, 88, Swedish diplomat, known for shielding thousands of Hungarian Jews from Nazi death camps.[69]
  • Audrey Barker, 69, British artist.[70]
  • Raúl Chibás, 86, Cuban politician, military officer and close associate of Fidel Castro, defected to U.S. in 1960.[71]
  • Dorothy Hewett, 79, Australian poet, playwright and novelist.
  • Raju, 41, Sri Lankan member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
  • Åke Söderlund, 77, Swedish racewalking athlete.
  • William Warfield, 82, American concert bass-baritone singer and actor, complications following neck injuries from a fall.[72]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bill Bruce, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
  2. ^ "Joe Allison, 77; Wore Many Hats in Country Music". Los Angeles Times. August 10, 2002. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  3. ^ "Roberto Cobo, 72; Mexican Actor Known for Role in Bunuel Film". Los Angeles Times. August 4, 2002. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  4. ^ Martin, Douglas (August 19, 2002). "Edward Brodney, 92, Who Painted War Scenes". The New York Times. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  5. ^ Thurber, Jon (August 12, 2002). "John Zimmerman, 74; Noted Photographer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  6. ^ "Mike Payne". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  7. ^ "ASMUSSEN, Jes Peter". Encyclopædia Iranica. July 20, 2005. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "Heart attack kills former lord mayor". The Age. August 6, 2002. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  9. ^ Grace, Francie (August 7, 2002). "Actor Joshua Ryan Evans Dead". CBS News. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  10. ^ Rice, Stephen V. "Willis Hudlin". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  11. ^ "Darrell Porter". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  12. ^ Twycross-Martin, Henrietta (August 14, 2002). "Winifred Watson: Novelist who, like her heroines, had a second chance". The Guardian. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  13. ^ "Scottish Indy driver dies". BBC Sport. August 8, 2002. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  14. ^ "Computer science pioneer Dijkstra dies". CNET. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  15. ^ McCaskie, TC (October 7, 2002). "John Fage". The Guardian. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  16. ^ Lindley, Dennis (August 9, 2002). "George Barnard". The Guardian. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  17. ^ Cohen, Rebecca (September 8, 2002). "Don Chastain: Actor, singer". Variety. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  18. ^ Ruud van Feggelen. Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-04-16.
  19. ^ "Jake Fendley". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  20. ^ "Erna Furman, 76; Child Psychoanalyst Studied Bereavement". Los Angeles Times. October 2, 2002. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  21. ^ Woo, Elaine (August 18, 2002). "Robert Borkenstein, 89; Inventor of Breathalyzer Intoxication Tester". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  22. ^ Stratton, David (August 20, 2002). "Colin Eggleston: Oz director-scribe". Variety. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  23. ^ Goldman, Ari L. (August 15, 2002). "Mordecai Waxman, Rabbi Who Chided Pope, Dies at 85". The New York Times. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  24. ^ "Ira Wheeler, actor, former BI resident". The Block Island Times. August 24, 2002. Retrieved May 1, 2019.
  25. ^ Martin, Douglas (August 19, 2002). "Doris Wishman, 'B' Film Director, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  26. ^ Nadel, John (August 13, 2002). "Obituary: Nancy Chaffee / Tennis player in the '50s, former wife of Pirates' Kiner". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  27. ^ "Per Cock-Clausen". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  28. ^ "GAA world mourns death of Mick Dunne". Irish Independent. August 16, 2002. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  29. ^ "Lord Holderness: Modest Tory patrician and champion of the war-disabled". The Guardian. August 16, 2002. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  30. ^ Fryer, Jonathan (August 15, 2002). "Michael De-la-Noy". The Guardian. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  31. ^ Wancho, Joseph. "Enos Slaughter". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  32. ^ Hedley, Charles (August 31, 2002). "Dame Marjorie Williamson". The Guardian. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  33. ^ Wolf, Gregory H. "Jack Creel". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  34. ^ "Drowning Pool Frontman Died Of Natural Causes". Billboard. September 25, 2002. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  35. ^ O'Connor, J J; Robertson, E F. "Heinz Bauer". MacTutor History of Mathematics archive. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  36. ^ The Associated Press (August 17, 2002). "Jesse Brown, 58; Ex-Marine Headed VA Under Clinton". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  37. ^ "Arnie Moser". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  38. ^ Dunlap, David W. (August 25, 2002). "King-lui Wu, 84, Architect And Longtime Yale Professor". The New York Times. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  39. ^ Edith Addams, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-10.
  40. ^ "Janusz Bardach, 83; Plastic Surgeon, Expert on Cleft Lips, Palates". Los Angeles Times. September 1, 2002. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  41. ^ Philipson, Graeme (August 27, 2002). "Allan Bromley: historian, eccentric, gem". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  42. ^ Thurber, Jon (August 19, 2002). "Jeff Corey, 88; Blacklist Led Actor to Teaching". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  43. ^ "Martin Deutsch, MIT physicist who discovered positronium, dies at 85". MIT News. August 20, 2002. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  44. ^ Freudenheim, Susan (August 16, 2002). "Morgan Evans, 92; Directed Landscaping at Disney Parks". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  45. ^ "Abu Nidal, Palestinian Terrorist Leader, Is Reported Dead". New York Times. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  46. ^ Arraf, Jane (21 August 2002). "Iraq details terror leader's death", CNN.
  47. ^ "John Roseboro". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  48. ^ Jones, Terril Yue (August 17, 2002). "Stephen P. Yokich, 66; Former President of UAW". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  49. ^ Skelton, David E. "Jimmy Bloodworth". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  50. ^ "Turpal-Ali Atgeriyev; Chechen Rebel Leader, Government Official". Los Angeles Times. August 23, 2002. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  51. ^ Morris, Edward (August 19, 2002). "Jonnie Barnett, "The Chain of Love" Writer, Dead At 56". CMT. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  52. ^ The Associated Press (August 23, 2002). "Carter Burgess, 85; Envoy, Defense Official". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  53. ^ Harwood, Elain (August 27, 2002). "Dame Elizabeth Chesterton". The Guardian. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  54. ^ "Air Vice-Marshal Edward Crew". The Telegraph, London. August 22, 2002. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  55. ^ Roth, Andrew (August 22, 2002). "The Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair". The Guardian. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  56. ^ Tikkanen, Amy. "Eduardo Chillida: Spanish sculptor". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  57. ^ Deutsch, Eliot. "Irving Copi, 1917-2002". Bertrand Russell Society. Retrieved April 2, 2019.
  58. ^ Boston, Richard (August 22, 2002). "John Willett: Champion of Brecht in the English-speaking world". The Guardian. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  59. ^ Leidemann, Mike; Adams, Wanda A. (August 24, 2002). "O.A. Bushnell, writer of Hawai'i dies". The Honolulu Advertiser. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  60. ^ McIlroy, John. "Jimmy Deane (1921-2002)". Revolutionary History. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  61. ^ "Joseph H. Wales". Corvallis Gazette-Times. August 23, 2002. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  62. ^ "Mark Bucci: Television, legit composer". Variety. September 25, 2002. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  63. ^ Martin, Dick; Rosenhead, Jonathan (September 4, 2002). "Stafford Beer". The Guardian. Retrieved March 14, 2019.
  64. ^ "Dennis Fimple: Character actor". Variety. September 5, 2002. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  65. ^ Armour, Mark. "Hoyt Wilhelm". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  66. ^ Oliver, Myrna (August 26, 2002). "Ted Ashley, 80; Talent Agent Also Ran Warner Bros. Studio". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  67. ^ "Hugh Cruttwell". The Telegraph, London. August 28, 2002. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  68. ^ "Johnny Wilson". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  69. ^ "Per Anger, 88; Swedish Diplomat Helped Save Jews From Nazi Camps". Los Angeles Times. August 28, 2002. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  70. ^ Fraser, Alex (October 1, 2002). "Audrey Barker". The Guardian. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  71. ^ Pace, Eric (September 20, 2002). "Raúl Chibas, 86, Castro Ally Who Fled to Miami in Motorboat". The New York Times. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  72. ^ Oron, Aryeh. "William Warfield (Baritone)". Bach Cantatas Website. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  73. ^ "Georg Werner". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  74. ^ Wainwright, Martin (August 26, 2002). "Lawrence Batley". The Guardian. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  75. ^ Cohen, Alain J.J.; Weslin, Donald. "In Memoriam: Edwin Sill Fussell". The University of California. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  76. ^ Pareles, Jon (August 28, 2002). "John S. Wilson, Jazz Critic, Is Dead at 89". The New York Times. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  77. ^ "David Bierk, 58, Canadian Artist Who Reinterpreted Masterworks". The New York Times. September 7, 2002. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  78. ^ Fritz Feldmann. Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-04-16.
  79. ^ Anatoly Yulin. Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-04-22.
  80. ^ "Pepsi Bethel, 83; Jazz Dancer, Choreographer Founded Own Troupe". Los Angeles Times. September 7, 2002. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  81. ^ "Dave Dalby". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  82. ^ Koehl, Christian (September 2, 2002). "Rialto's Wendlandt dies at 80". Variety. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  83. ^ Joffe, Lawrence (September 1, 2002). "Prince Zeid Bin Shaker". The Guardian. Retrieved April 21, 2019.