Deaths in January 1998

The following is a list of notable deaths in January 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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  1. ^ "John Bateman, Coach of Rutgers' 1st perfect season". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 4, 1998. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "Jack Forsey Stats - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  3. ^ "Overleden - Alfred Lagarde". Trouw. January 3, 1998. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  4. ^ "Olympedia – Xanthe Ryder". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  5. ^ "Olympedia – Åke Seyffarth". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  6. ^ Cart, Julie (January 3, 1998). "Tennis Legend Helen Wills Moody Dies". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  7. ^ "Max Colpet - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  8. ^ "Virginia Galante Garrone". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  9. ^ Took, Barry & Vosburgh, Dick (January 3, 1998). "Obituary: Frank Muir". The Independent. Retrieved November 4, 2019.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Fred Naumetz Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  11. ^ Robert McG. Thomas Jr. (January 26, 1998). "Rell Sunn, 47, Hawaiian Surfing Champion". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  12. ^ Hochman, Steve (January 6, 1998). "Nik Venet; Record Producer for the Beach Boys". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  13. ^ Sargent, Jim. "Wayne Ambler Biography". The Baseball Biography Project. The Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  14. ^ Eric Pace (January 5, 1998). "Howard Gilman, Executive And Philanthropist, Dies at 73". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  15. ^ Leslie Eaton (January 8, 1998). "William Kelly, 92, Founder Of Temporary Jobs Company". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  16. ^ "George Shaw Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  17. ^ Ford Burkhart (January 18, 1998). "Geoffrey S. Watson, 76; Wrote Statistics Formula". The New York Times. p. 1 35. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  18. ^ "Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  19. ^ "Raymond Léopold Bruckberger". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  20. ^ Kenneth N. Gilpin (January 8, 1998). "Dr. Thomas Frist Sr., HCA Founder, Dies at 87". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved November 1, 2020.
  21. ^ "John Gary - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  22. ^ Jay, Peter (January 29, 1998). "Obituary: Sally Purcell". The Independent. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  23. ^ Rick Lyman (January 8, 1998). "Mae Questel, 89, Behind Betty Boop and Olive Oyl". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved August 1, 2021.
  24. ^ Seth Mydans (January 7, 1998). "Francisco Rodrigo, 83, Filipino Who Defied Marcos Dictatorship". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  25. ^ "Rudy Sikich Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
  26. ^ Claiborne, William (January 7, 1998). "Sonny Bono Is Killed in Ski Crash". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  27. ^ Talevski, Nick (2010). Rock Obituaries: Knocking On Heaven's Door. Omnibus. p. 181. ISBN 9780857121172. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  28. ^ "Walt Barnes". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  29. ^ "Jack Conway, 80, Leader in War on Poverty". The New York Times. January 11, 1998. p. 1 29. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  30. ^ Hager, Mary (January 9, 1998). "Victorine du Pont Homsey, architect". The News Journal. p. 5. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  31. ^ "Otto Schmitt - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  32. ^ "Georgy Sviridov". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  33. ^ Ben Ratliff (January 9, 1998). "Owen Bradley, Country Music Producer, Dies at 82". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  34. ^ "Jacqueline deWit - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  35. ^ Morgan, Samuel P. (September 1998). "Richard Wesley Hamming (1915–1998)" (PDF). Notices of the AMS. 45 (8): 972–977. ISSN 0002-9920. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  36. ^ Myrna Oliver, Longtime Philanthropist Dorothy Leavey Dies, The Los Angeles Times, 9 January 1998. Retrieved 23 April 2022
  37. ^ "Alva Liles Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  38. ^ "Olympedia – Valerio Perentin". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  39. ^ Wolfgang Saxon (January 16, 1998). "Vladimir Prelog, 91, Is Dead; Swiss Chemist Won the Nobel". The New York Times. p. B 11. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  40. ^ "Lawrence Treat, 94, Prolific Mystery Writer". The New York Times. January 16, 1998. p. B 11. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  41. ^ "Tere Velázquez". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  42. ^ "Dorothy Wilson - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  43. ^ "Doug Anderson Stats - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  44. ^ Abby Goodnough (January 12, 1998). "W.E. Diemer, Bubble Gum Inventor, Dies at 93". The New York Times. p. B 7. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  45. ^ "Marie-Madeleine Dienesch". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  46. ^ Richard Goldstein (January 13, 1998). "Tony Lavelli, 71, Musician With a Memorable Hook Shot". The New York Times. p. D 21. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  47. ^ "Denys Lombard". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  48. ^ "Max Morris Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  49. ^ "Sam Perrin - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  50. ^ "Raziuddin Siddiqui - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  51. ^ Driver, Paul; Revill, David (January 10, 1998). "Obituary: Sir Michael Tippett". The Independent. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  52. ^ Buckingham, A. D.; Nakatsuji, H. (2001). "Kenichi Fukui. 4 October 1918 -- 9 January 1998: Elected F.R.S. 1989". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 47: 223. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2001.0013.
  53. ^ "Olympedia – Alberto Isaac". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  54. ^ Frank Litsky (January 11, 1998). "Lia Manoliu, 65, Olympian And Romanian Sports Figure". The New York Times. p. 1 28. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  55. ^ Tam, Pauline (January 17, 1998). "Kathleen Shannon: Filmmaker 'paved way' for women: [Final Edition]". The Ottawa Citizen.
  56. ^ "Deng Guangming - Obituary, 15th January 1998". hartford-hwp.com. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  57. ^ Robert McG. Thomas Jr. (January 18, 1998). "Mona May Karff Dies at 86; A Dominant Figure in Chess". The New York Times. p. 1 35. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  58. ^ "Mario Santiago Papasquiaro". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  59. ^ "Joe Becker Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  60. ^ "Win Mortimer". Lambiek Comicopledia. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  61. ^ Mel Gussow (January 13, 1998). "Ellis Rabb, Actor and Director, Is Dead at 67". The New York Times. p. D 21. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  62. ^ "Basketbol öksüz kaldı". Sabah (in Turkish). January 12, 1998. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  63. ^ Allan Kozinn (January 13, 1998). "Klaus Tennstedt, a Conductor Of Romantic Works, Dies at 71". The New York Times. p. D 22. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  64. ^ "Georgi Vins - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 23, 2022.
  65. ^ Satirist John Wells dies – BBC News, 11 January 1998. Retrieved 9 November 2019
  66. ^ "Mark MacGuigan - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  67. ^ "Frauendatenbank fembio.org". fembio.org (in German). Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  68. ^ "Ex-Wanderer loses his cancer battle". Bolton Evening News. This is Lancashire. 14 January 1998. Archived from the original on 25 October 2008. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  69. ^ Eric Pace (January 14, 1998). "Robert Townsend, 77, Dies; Wrote 'Up the Organization'". The New York Times. p. D 27. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  70. ^ "Martin Flämig". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  71. ^ "Mihovil Logar". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  72. ^ Andrew Hook, Obituary: Andrew Rutherford, The Independent, 29 January 1998, accessed 9 November 2019
  73. ^ "Safiye Ayla - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  74. ^ Naseri, Shataw (January 14, 2014). "Mohammad Ghazi". Parsagon.
  75. ^ "John Anderson, 65, Brown Football Coach". The New York Times. January 15, 1998. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  76. ^ "Marguerite Kuczynski". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  77. ^ "Olympedia – Duncan McNaughton". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  78. ^ "Gulzarilal Nanda". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  79. ^ "Ahmed Oudjani". worldfootball.net. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  80. ^ 'Pottinger, player in Poulson scandal, dies at 81', Herald Scotland, 19 January 1998. Accessed 9 November 2019.
  81. ^ "Olympedia – Boris Tatushin". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  82. ^ Richard Severo (January 17, 1998). "Harriet Van Horne, 77, Critic Of Early TV and Radio Shows". The New York Times. p. A 11. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  83. ^ Ben Ratliff (January 17, 1998). "Junior Wells, Central Player in Chicago Blues, Is Dead at 63". The New York Times. p. A 11. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  84. ^ "Matti Kuusi". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  85. ^ Mitchell Owens (February 2, 1998). "Renzo Mongiardino Dies at 81; Designer With Flair for Illusion". The New York Times. p. A 21. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  86. ^ "Tommy Pederson". catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  87. ^ Robert McG. Thomas Jr. (January 25, 1998). "Emil Sitka, Favorite Foil Of 3 Stooges, Dies at 83". The New York Times. p. 1 37. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  88. ^ Steven Heller (January 21, 1998). "Alan E. Cober, 62, News and Book Illustrator". The New York Times. p. D 24. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  89. ^ "Hämäläinen, Helvi". Biografiskt lexikon för Finland (in Swedish). Svenska litteratursällskapet. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  90. ^ Jon Pareles (January 21, 1998). "David (Junior) Kimbrough, 67, a Blues Musician". The New York Times. p. D 24. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  91. ^ Brier, Stephen (May 1, 1998). "In Memoriam: Joseph S. Murphy". Radical History Review. 1998 (71): 226–228. doi:10.1215/01636545-1998-71-226. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  92. ^ Paul Wadey (October 22, 2011). "Obituary: Cliffie Stone". The Independent. Retrieved April 20, 2022.
  93. ^ "Byron Bailey Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  94. ^ "Maria Judite de Carvalho". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  95. ^ Tucker, Nicholas (February 13, 1998). "Obituary: Monica Edwards". The Independent. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  96. ^ "Skeets Quinlan Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  97. ^ "Olympedia – Wilhelm Törsleff". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  98. ^ Vallance, Tom (January 21, 1998). "Obituary: James Villiers". The Independent. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  99. ^ Bengt Eklund. catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  100. ^ "Al Negratti Stats - Basketball-Reference.com". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  101. ^ "Carl Perkins - American musician and songwriter". britannica.com. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  102. ^ Abraham Sinkov. catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  103. ^ Eric Pace (January 22, 1998). "Harry S. Ashmore, 81, Whose Editorials Supported Integration in Arkansas, Dies". The New York Times. p. B 14. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  104. ^ "Ex-Pro Wrestler Bobo Brazil Dies". AP News. January 24, 1998. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  105. ^ Serge Schmemann (January 21, 1998). "Zevulun Hammer, 61, Dies; Israel's Education Minister". The New York Times. p. D 24. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  106. ^ "Frauendatenbank fembio.org". fembio.org (in German). Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  107. ^ "Edward Carrick". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  108. ^ Clifton Brown (January 22, 1998). "Larry Gilbert, 55, Well-Known Member of Golf's Senior Tour". The New York Times. p. B 14. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  109. ^ "Friedrich Kessler, 96, Law Professor". The New York Times. February 9, 1998. p. A 16. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  110. ^ Yoshifumi Kondō. catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  111. ^ Vallance, Tom (January 23, 1998). "Obituary: Jack Lord". Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  112. ^ "Louis Thiétard". procyclingstats.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  113. ^ "C. Elmer Anderson - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  114. ^ "Edward F. Arn - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  115. ^ Cheney, David M. "Bishop Hendrick Joseph Cornelius Maria de Cocq [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  116. ^ "Nino Pirrotta - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  117. ^ "Bill Sortet Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  118. ^ Mel Gussow (January 28, 1998). "Donald Davis, 69, Actor in Challenging Roles". The New York Times. p. D 24. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  119. ^ "John Forbes - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  120. ^ "Ralf Kirsten - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  121. ^ Carole Beers (January 30, 1998). "Former Husky Lineman Roy Mckasson Dies". The Seattle Times. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  122. ^ Alley, Ronald (January 26, 1998). "Obituary: Victor Pasmore". The Independent. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  123. ^ Thomas, Jr., Robert McG. (January 31, 1998). "Lionel Wilson, 82, a Mayor Of Oakland for Three Terms". The New York Times. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  124. ^ Ben Ratliff (January 29, 1998). "Walter Bishop Jr., 70, Jazz Pianist Who Rode Be-Bop's First Wave". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  125. ^ Sarah Boxer (January 28, 1998). "W. D. Edmonds Dies at 94; Author of Historical Novels". The New York Times. p. D 23. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  126. ^ Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 1998, Harris M. Lentz, III, McFarland & Co., 1999, page 197.
  127. ^ "Justin Tubb - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  128. ^ "Independence pioneer Hamid Algadri dies aged 87". The Jakarta Post. January 26, 1998. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  129. ^ "Olive Brasno - Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB". ibdb.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  130. ^ "Frauendatenbank fembio.org". fembio.org (in German). Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  131. ^ "Fritz Langner". worldfootball.net. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  132. ^ "Roy Porter". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  133. ^ "Olympedia – Herman Stokes". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  134. ^ Kelsey, Chris. "Attila Zoller | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  135. ^ Utley, Tom (January 29, 1998). "Marquess of Bristol's heir found hanged". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on March 13, 2007. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  136. ^ Galloway, Doug (February 24, 1998). "Ethelreda Leopold dies at 80". Variety. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  137. ^ "Mario Schifano, 63, Avant-Garde Painter". The New York Times. February 2, 1998. p. A 20. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  138. ^ Sheryl Wudunn (January 27, 1998). "Shinichi Suzuki Dies at 99; Began Music Education Method". The New York Times. p. A 17. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  139. ^ "Elizabeth Mantell". Herald Scotland. February 6, 1998. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  140. ^ "Assia Noris - filmportal.de". filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  141. ^ "Geoffrey Trease". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  142. ^ "Miklos Udvardy - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  143. ^ "Olympedia – Louis Chaillot". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  144. ^ Joe Holup Stats. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on 9 November 2019.
  145. ^ "SFE: Shotaro Ishinomori". sf-encyclopedia.com. October 14, 2019. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  146. ^ "Ken Jackson Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  147. ^ Irvin Molotsky (January 30, 1998). "Joseph Alioto, 81, Dies; Antitrust Lawyer Was San Francisco's Mayor in Boom Years". The New York Times. p. D 20. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  148. ^ Edward Lucie-Smith (February 2, 1998). "Obituary: Karin Jonzen". The Independent. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  149. ^ ANP (January 30, 1998). "Oud-wielerprof Rob Mulders verongelukt". Trouw (in Dutch). Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  150. ^ "Ed Smith Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  151. ^ "Jim Barber Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  152. ^ Héctor Campos Parsi. catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  153. ^ Anthony Tommasini (February 4, 1998). "Richard Cassilly, American Tenor, Dies at 70". The New York Times. p. B 8. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  154. ^ Eric Pace (February 3, 1998). "Samuel Eilenberg, 84, Dies; Mathematician at Columbia". The New York Times. p. B 9. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  155. ^ Hal Erickson. "Ferdinand "Ferdy" Mayne – Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos – AllMovie". AllMovie. Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  156. ^ "Lesslie Newbigin". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  157. ^ "Emmette Redford - Social Networks and Archival Context". snaccooperative.org. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  158. ^ Greta Arwidsson. catalogue.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  159. ^ "Georges Combret". data.bnf.fr (in French). Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 25, 2022.
  160. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (February 15, 1998). "Alice Miel, 91, Expert on Role of Wider World in Curriculum". The New York Times. Retrieved November 9, 2019.