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The following is a list of notable deaths in December 1998.

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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  • Kevork Ajemian, 66, Lebanese-Armenian writer, journalist, novelist and activist.
  • Dany Bustros, 39, Lebanese belly dancer, socialite and stage actress, suicide.[45]
  • Clara Heyn, 74, Israeli botanist and professor, cancer.
  • Anne Holm, 76, Danish journalist and children's writer.
  • Robert S. Johnson, 78, American fighter pilot during World War II.
  • Roy Powell, English rugby league player, heart attack.[46]

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  1. ^ "Obituary: Delila (Dee) Richards Abbott". The Deseret News. Salt Lake City, Utah. December 2, 1998. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "Obituary: Aisha Abdul-Rahman". The Independent. December 15, 1998. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  3. ^ The Independent (January 20, 1999). "Obituary: Brian Stonehouse". London, UK. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  4. ^ "College football loses member of Hall of Fame". The Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY). December 5, 1998.
  5. ^ Beach, Randall (December 8, 2012). "Tips in 1998 slaying of Yale student Suzanne Jovin focus on mentally disturbed grad student". New Haven Register. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  6. ^ Molotsky, Irvin (December 7, 1998). "Albert Gore Sr., Veteran Politician, Dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  7. ^ Lo, Clifford (March 11, 2011). "How Big Spender abducted two of HK's tycoons". South China Morning Post. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  8. ^ Dunning, Jennifer (December 8, 1998). "Peg Leg Bates, One-Legged Dancer, Dies at 91". The New York Times. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  9. ^ "Ex-Cult Leader Who Fled Mental Hospital Is Dead". December 8, 1998. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  10. ^ "Texas executes serial killer Daniel Corwin for 1987 Southeast Texas slayings". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. December 8, 1998. Archived from the original on January 29, 2015.
  11. ^ Brier, Steven E. (December 27, 1998). "O. Struger, 67, A Pioneer In Automation". New York Times. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  12. ^ Mee, Bob (December 11, 1998). "Obituary: Archie Moore". The Independent. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  13. ^ Koerts, Agnes (December 17, 1998). "Journalist en inspirator, maar vooral talentenjager: Wim Hora Adema 1914-1998". Trouw (in Dutch).
  14. ^ "Charles Mize, Marine in 3 Wars, Dies at 77". The New York Times. New York Times Websites. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  15. ^ Singh, Kuldip (December 15, 1998). "Obituary: Kavi Pradeep". The Independent. London. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  16. ^ Pearson, Richard (December 13, 1998). "Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles Dies". Washington Post. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  17. ^ Severo, Richard, "Morris K_ Udall, Fiercely Liberal Congressman, Dies at 76," December 14, 1998, New York Times, retrieved May 25, 2019
  18. ^ "Obituary: William Dean Fausett". Deseret News. December 16, 1998. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  19. ^ Hoge, Warren (December 14, 1998). "Lew Grade, 91, Flamboyant Shaper of British TV and Movies". The New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  20. ^ Glaberson, William (December 15, 1998). "A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., Federal Judge, Is Dead at 70". The New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  21. ^ Ponting, Ivan (January 2, 1999). "Obituary". London: The Independent. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  22. ^ Allan Kozinn (December 26, 1998). "Jan Meyerowitz, 85, Composer on Moral Subjects". The New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  23. ^ Gussow, Mel (December 17, 1998). "William Gaddis, 75, Innovative Author Of Complex, Demanding Novels, Is Dead". The New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  24. ^ Preston, Julia (December 18, 1998). "U.S. Journalist Slain in Mexico, Autopsy Shows". New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  25. ^ Smith, Roberta (December 23, 1998). "Allan D'Arcangelo, 68, Painter of Pop Images". The New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  26. ^ Biswas, Prokash (December 18, 2015). "No trial even 17 years after actor Sohel Chowdhury's murder". Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  27. ^ "Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts; Lev Dyomin". spacefacts.de. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  28. ^ "HARRY HADDOCK". scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  29. ^ "Cully Dahlstrom". Hockey Reference. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  30. ^ "Turner, Ron". Modified 29 October 2014. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (sf-encyclopedia.com). Entry by 'DRL', David Langford.
  31. ^ "Irene Hervey". Los Angeles Times. L.A. Times Hollywood Star Walk. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  32. ^ Leigh, Spencer (January 20, 1999). "Obituary Karl Denver". The Independent. London. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  33. ^ "Professor Anne Ferguson". The Herald. Glasgow. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  34. ^ "Virginia Graham, Popular Host of Early Television Talk Shows," The New York Times, December 25, 1998, p. B11. Retrieved 26 May 2019
  35. ^ Pace, Eric (December 28, 1998). "Michelle Thomas, 30, Actress On TV Soap Opera and Sitcoms". New York Times. p. 8. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  36. ^ Pace, Eric (1999). "David Manners, 98; Menaced on Screen by Lugosi", obituary, The New York Times, January 3, 1999. Retrieved May 26, 2019
  37. ^ "Joe Orlando". Lambiek Comiclopedia. August 16, 2012. Archived from the original on October 30, 2013. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  38. ^ Ponting, Ivan (December 31, 1998). "Obituary: Matt Gillies". The Independent. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  39. ^ Pace, Eric (December 31, 1998). "R.E. Schreiber, 88, Nuclear Bomb Physicist". The New York Times. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  40. ^ "Obituary: Bryan MacLean". The Independent. January 1, 1999. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  41. ^ "Richard Paul, 58; Character Actor". Los Angeles Times. Reuters. December 28, 1998. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  42. ^ "John Pulman". The Times. December 31, 1998. p. 25.
  43. ^ Tom Vallance. "Obituary: Hurd Hatfield". The Independent. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  44. ^ Pick, Michael (February 1, 1999). "Obituary: Michael Sherard". The Independent. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  45. ^ "Dany Bustros dies from gunshot wound". The Daily Star. December 28, 1998. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  46. ^ Hadfield, Dave (December 28, 1998). "Rugby League: International dies of heart attack aged 33". The Independent. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  47. ^ Rosen, Robert (March 2006). "Autobiographical Reminiscences of Robert Rosen". Axiomathes. 16 (1–2): 1–23. doi:10.1007/s10516-006-0001-6. Complex Systems Biology and Life’s Logic in memory of Robert Rosen
  48. ^ Weiskind, Ron (January 1, 1999). "Longtime Hollywood actor, director raised in Freeport". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. B-7. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  49. ^ Car Crash Kills Daryl Arnold, Ex-Envoy to Singapore, 73 January 1998, Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 2011
  50. ^ Perrone, Pierre (January 6, 1999). "Obituary: Johnny Moore". The Independent. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  51. ^ "Coroner: Kirsty Bentley killed by massive blow to the head". The New Zealand Herald. Auckland, New Zealand. July 16, 2016. Retrieved May 26, 2019.
  52. ^ "Henry Dunlop Dawbarn (1915–1998)". Find A Grave Memorial. September 21, 2010. Retrieved May 26, 2019.