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The following is a list of notable deaths in February 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. ^ Raymond Crapet, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-04-03.
  2. ^ "John Ewing". Discogs. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  3. ^ The Associated Press (February 2, 2002). "Hildegard Knef, 76; Sultry German Actress, Torch Singer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  4. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 11, 2002). "Irish McCalla, 73; Actress Played TV's 'Sheena, Queen of the Jungle'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  5. ^ "Robert Granville Stone (June 27, 1907 - February 1, 2002) Pennsylvania". American Philatelic Society. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  6. ^ George, Lynell (February 7, 2002). "C. Brown, 64; Author and Social Critic". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  7. ^ "Andy Hansen". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  8. ^ "Ed Jucker, 85; Coached Cincinnati Basketball Team to 2 NCAA Titles". Los Angeles Times. February 4, 2002. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  9. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 12, 2002). "Ani Pachen Dolma, 68; Tibet's 'Warrior Nun' and Author". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  10. ^ "Remo Palmier, 78; Veteran Jazz Guitarist". Los Angeles Times. February 15, 2002. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  11. ^ The Associated Press (February 5, 2002). "James Blackwood, 82; Renowned Gospel Singer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 16, 2019.
  12. ^ Condell, Diana (February 25, 2002). "Edward Chapman, VC". The Guardian. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  13. ^ Martin, Douglas (February 3, 2002). "William Epton, 70, Is Dead; Tested Free-Speech Limits". The New York Times. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  14. ^ "Donald Erwin Wilson". The United States Navy Memorial. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  15. ^ "Abie Ames Blues and jazz pianist". Variety. February 10, 2002. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  16. ^ "Agatha Barbara, 78; Education Reformer and Former Maltese Leader". Los Angeles Times. February 8, 2002. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  17. ^ The Associated Press (February 6, 2002). "Sigvard Bernadotte, 94; Former Swedish Prince". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  18. ^ Double, John (April 22, 2002). "Tom Connors". Nature. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  19. ^ "Ralph Fritz". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  20. ^ Woo, Elaine (February 6, 2002). "George Nader, 80; Star of '50s Movies". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  21. ^ "Broderick Thompson". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  22. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 5, 2002). "Baxter Ward, 82; Political Maverick". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  23. ^ Kauko Lusenius, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  24. ^ Woo, Elaine (February 10, 2002). "A. Fadiman, 85; Screenwriter, Journalist". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  25. ^ "Broadcaster Angela D'Audney dies". The New Zealand Herald. February 6, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  26. ^ Maugh, Thomas H. II (February 9, 2002). "Max Perutz, 87; Pioneer in Field of Molecular Biology". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  27. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 13, 2002). "Guy Stockwell, 68; TV and Film Actor Taught the Craft". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  28. ^ "Natural Causes". OC Weekly. September 26, 2002. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  29. ^ "Ellen Demming". Find a Grave. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  30. ^ Williams, Richard (March 13, 2002). "Jack Fairman". The Guardian. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  31. ^ "Nick Brignola, 65; Top Jazz Saxophone Player". Los Angeles Times. February 12, 2002. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  32. ^ "William Dillard, 87; Founded Chain of Department Stores". Los Angeles Times. February 9, 2002. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  33. ^ Whiteman, Kaye (February 21, 2002). "Maurice Foley". The Guardian. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  34. ^ "Elisabeth Borgese, 83; Activist Was Thomas Mann's Daughter". Los Angeles Times. February 24, 2002. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  35. ^ "Lloyd Kiva New, 86, Teacher of Indian Artists". The New York Times. February 10, 2002. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  36. ^ "Ong Teng Cheong, 66; Ex-Singapore President". Los Angeles Times. February 15, 2002. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  37. ^ "Steve Roser". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  38. ^ "Henry Williams Major League Golf Star". Fleetwood Area Historical Society. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  39. ^ "Bob Wooler, 76; Beatles Advisor Planned Band's First Major British Gig". Los Angeles Times. February 9, 2002. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  40. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 14, 2002). "Fred Gehrke, 83; Ram Player, Artist". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  41. ^ Miller, Marjorie (February 10, 2002). "Princess Margaret, 71; Sister of the Queen". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  42. ^ "Peggy Taylor: Singer, TV actress, radio announcer". Variety. February 19, 2002. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  43. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 11, 2002). "Jack Abbott, 58; Convict Wrote on Prison Life". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  44. ^ "Chet Clemens". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  45. ^ Bellamy, Christopher (February 12, 2002). "John Erickson". The Guardian. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  46. ^ The Associated Press (February 15, 2002). "Traudl Junge, 81; Secretary Took Down Hitler's Will". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  47. ^ Skelton, David E. "Jim Spencer". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  48. ^ Cromelin, Richard (February 12, 2002). "Dave Van Ronk, 65; Folk Singer, Dylan Influence". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  49. ^ The Washington Post (February 15, 2002). "Vernon Walters, 85; Ambassador to U.N., CIA Official". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  50. ^ "In Memoriam: Former Mint Director Mary Brooks". United States Mint. February 25, 2002. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  51. ^ Spice, Byron (February 27, 2002). "Obituary: Ralph Buchsbaum / Pitt professor who wrote textbook classic". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  52. ^ Krieger, Tara. "Frankie Crosetti". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  53. ^ Purser, Philip (February 11, 2002). "Barry Foster: Versatile actor best known for his portrayals of Orde Wingate and a Dutch detective". The Guardian. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  54. ^ "KASEM, George Albert, (1919 - 2002)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  55. ^ "Les Peden". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  56. ^ The Associated Press (February 12, 2002). "V. Posner, 83; Tycoon and Corporate Raider". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  57. ^ Knight, Heather (April 19, 2002). "Barbara May Cameron -- human rights activist". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  58. ^ Egan, Timothy (February 15, 2002). "William Dwyer Dies at 72; A Judge of Vast Influence". The New York Times. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  59. ^ "Former Mr. Universe Eiferman dies at 76". Las Vegas Sun. February 14, 2002. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  60. ^ Martin, Douglas (February 16, 2002). "Theresa Bernstein, an Ash Can School Artist, Dies at 111". The New York Times. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  61. ^ "About Isabella Cannon". Elon University. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  62. ^ Cromelin, Richard (February 14, 2002). "Waylon Jennings, 64; Country's 'Outlaw'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  63. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 27, 2002). "Dick Kleiner, 80; Broadway and Hollywood Columnist, Biographer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  64. ^ "Edmar J Mednis". Chessgames.com. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  65. ^ The Washington Post (February 16, 2002). "Thomas Trapnell, 99; Bataan Hero, Military Advisor". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  66. ^ Herman-Cohen, Valli (February 15, 2002). "Pauline Trigere, 93; Fashion Designer Bridged Cultures". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  67. ^ Harper, Keith (February 14, 2002). "Sid Weighell: Rightwing railway union leader". The Guardian. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  68. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 20, 2002). "J. D. Clark, 85; Archeologist Was Expert on Early Africa". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  69. ^ "Gene Cook". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  70. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 19, 2002). "Norman Davidson, 85; DNA Research Pioneer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  71. ^ "G. de Gaulle-Anthonioz, 81; Nazi Fighter". Los Angeles Times. February 18, 2002. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  72. ^ "Nandor Hidegkuti, 80; Gold Medal-Winning Hungarian Soccer Player". Los Angeles Times. February 16, 2002. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  73. ^ Hymon, Steve (February 21, 2002). "Grover Krantz, 70; Bigfoot Researcher". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  74. ^ The Associated Press (February 17, 2002). "Guenter Wand, 90; Directed German Orchestras". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  75. ^ "Mike Darr". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  76. ^ McLellan, Dennis (February 21, 2002). "Lucille Lund, 89; Actress in Cult Horror Movie". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  77. ^ Woo, Elaine (February 19, 2002). "Pioneering Newscaster Howard K. Smith Dies". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  78. ^ "Kevin Smith, 38; Actor in 'Xena' Series". Los Angeles Times. February 23, 2002. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  79. ^ Cowe, Roger (February 15, 2002). "Garry Weston: Penny-wise entrepreneur at the head of Associated British Foods". The Guardian. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  80. ^ "Tommy Crutcher". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  81. ^ Barker, Dennis (February 23, 2002). "Sidney De Haan". The Guardian. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  82. ^ "Carol Fenner, 72; Award-Winning Author of Children's Books". Los Angeles Times. February 22, 2002. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  83. ^ Oliver, Myrna (February 18, 2002). "John Gardner; Common Cause Founder Was 89". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  84. ^ Glanville, Brian (February 17, 2002). "Sir Walter Winterbottom". The Guardian. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  85. ^ Stephens, Chris (March 3, 2002). "Anthony Benjamin". The Guardian. Retrieved March 14, 2019.
  86. ^ "Ross Dowson: A short biography". Marxists Internet Archive. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  87. ^ Cotter, Holland (February 27, 2002). "Patterson Ewen Is Dead at 76; Artist Had Cosmological Bent". The New York Times. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  88. ^ Rooney, David (February 23, 2002). "Giustino Durano: Italian actor". Variety. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  89. ^ The Chicago Tribune (February 23, 2002). "Byrne Piven, 72; Influential Acting Teacher, Director". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  90. ^ "Sal Bartolo". BoxRec. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  91. ^ Davies, Glyn (March 20, 2002). "Michael Crisfield". The Guardian. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  92. ^ Fernandez, Maria Elena (February 23, 2002). "Virginia E. Hamilton, 65; Writer of Kids' Books Dealt With Black Life". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  93. ^ "William Davis Taylor, 93; Third-Generation Head of the Boston Globe". Los Angeles Times. February 22, 2002. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  94. ^ Dewar, Heather (February 24, 2002). "Laura DuPont, 52, tennis star, managed club for Shriver". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  95. ^ McLellan, Dennis (February 22, 2002). "Stephen Longstreet, 94; Jazz Artist, Writer of 100 Books". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  96. ^ Branko Stanković, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  97. ^ "Willie Thrower". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  98. ^ Berridge, Elizabeth (February 22, 2002). "AL Barker". The Guardian. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  99. ^ "Sir Roden Cutler". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  100. ^ "Bill Faul". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  101. ^ "Harold Furth, 72; Astrophysicist, Expert in Controlled Fusion". Los Angeles Times. February 25, 2002. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  102. ^ Purser, Philip (February 22, 2002). "John Thaw". The Guardian. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  103. ^ Bernstein, Adam (February 25, 2002). "H. Weisberg, 88; Critic of JFK Report". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  104. ^ Levy, Claudia (February 23, 2002). "William Wynn Dies". The Washington Post. Retrieved May 4, 2019.
  105. ^ Vyacheslav Dryagin, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  106. ^ Bloch, Maurice (February 26, 2002). "Sir Raymond Firth". The Guardian. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  107. ^ "Hunter, Edwin Ford, Jr". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  108. ^ Martin, Hugo (February 23, 2002). "Chuck Jones, 89; Animation Pioneer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  109. ^ Antonio Calebotta, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  110. ^ Oliver, Myrna (March 1, 2002). "Gordon Matthews, 65; Was 'the Father of Voice Mail'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  111. ^ Calder, John (February 27, 2002). "Martin Esslin". The Guardian. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  112. ^ Woo, Elaine (March 3, 2002). "D. Hawkins, 88; Atomic Bomb Historian". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  113. ^ "A. Lyman, 70; Vibraphonist Specialized in 'Exotic Music'". Los Angeles Times. March 1, 2002. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  114. ^ Midgette, Anne (March 5, 2002). "Leo Ornstein, 108, Pianist And Avant-Garde Composer". The New York Times. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  115. ^ "Robert Strausz-Hupe, 98; Former Ambassador to Several Countries". Los Angeles Times. February 26, 2002. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  116. ^ "Hela Young: Former actress and TV hostess for New Jersey Lottery". Variety. February 25, 2002. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  117. ^ Tillson, Tamsen (May 4, 2002). "Filmmaker was 'very tortured'". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  118. ^ "Oskar Sala, 91; Physicist and Composer Crafted 'The Birds' Sound Effects". Los Angeles Times. March 2, 2002. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  119. ^ McLellan, Dennis (February 28, 2002). "Lawrence Tierney, 82; Actor Was Real-Life Tough Guy". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  120. ^ "Tony Young, 64; Career TV, Film Character Actor". Los Angeles Times. April 5, 2002. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  121. ^ The Associated Press (February 28, 2002). "Spike Milligan, 83; Radio 'Goon' Inspired British Comics". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  122. ^ "Dykes Potter". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  123. ^ Janice Cooper, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-03-24.
  124. ^ Oliver, Myrna (March 4, 2002). "Mary Stuart, 75; Star of 'Search for Tomorrow,' 'Guiding Light'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  125. ^ "John Russell Taylor, M.P." Parliament of Canada. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  126. ^ Fordham, John (March 15, 2002). "Helmut Zacharias: Jazz violinist who became German light music star". The Guardian. Retrieved April 20, 2019.