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The following is a list of notable deaths in May 2001.

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. ^ "Happy Hairston". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  2. ^ "Dick Jamieson". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Barker, Dennis (May 4, 2001). "Ted Rogers". The Guardian. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  4. ^ Pitz, Marylynne (May 4, 2001). "Lawyer Byrd Brown dies; giant in civil rights struggle". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  5. ^ Hopkins, John (May 22, 2001). "Philip Gell". The Guardian. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  6. ^ Ratliff, Ben (May 4, 2001). "Billy Higgins, 64, Jazz Drummer With Melodic and Subtle Swing". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  7. ^ "Hank Schmulbach". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  8. ^ "Gene Grabosky". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
  9. ^ McFadden, Robert D. (May 8, 2001). "Charles L. Black Jr., 85, Constitutional Law Expert Who Wrote on Impeachment, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  10. ^ Thurber, Jon (May 7, 2001). "Boozoo Chavis; Leader in Zydeco Music Scene". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  11. ^ Dewan, Shaila K. (May 7, 2001). "Clifton Keith Hillegass Dies; Cliffs Notes Creator Was 83". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  12. ^ "Bill Homeier; Race Car Driver Took Part in 3 Indy 500 Races". Los Angeles Times. May 11, 2001. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  13. ^ Goldstein, Richard (May 12, 2001). "David Jamieson, 80, Winner Of Top British Medal for Valor". The New York Times. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  14. ^ "Weldon Gibson, a founder of Stanford Research Institute, dies". Stanford Report. Stanford University. May 9, 2001. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  15. ^ Holden, Stephen (May 10, 2001). "Edwin Finckel, 83, Composer, Jazz Pianist and Music Educator". The New York Times. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  16. ^ Wade, Nicholas (May 15, 2001). "Joseph Greenberg, 85, Singular Linguist, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  17. ^ "Dick Kimble". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  18. ^ "Simon Slåttvik". Sports-Reference. Archived from the original on December 4, 2016. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  19. ^ "Paul Dekker". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 21, 2019.
  20. ^ "Larry Hornung". Hockey-Reference.com, Sports Reference. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  21. ^ Lane, John Francis (May 22, 2001). "Turi Ferro". The Guardian. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  22. ^ Cromelin, Richard (May 12, 2001). "J. Myers; Co-Wrote 'Rock Around the Clock'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  23. ^ The Associated Press (May 15, 2001). "Deborah Walley; Actress, 57". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  24. ^ Jones, Richard Lezin (May 15, 2001). "Douglas Adams, 49, Author Of 'Hitchhiker's Guide' Spoofs". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  25. ^ "Guy Carlton". Sports-Reference. Archived from the original on December 3, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  26. ^ Severo, Richard (May 13, 2001). "Perry Como, Relaxed and Elegant Troubadour of Recordings and TV, Is Dead at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  27. ^ Yannis, Alex (May 17, 2001). "Didi, 71, Elegant Midfielder Of Brazil's Soccer Championss". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  28. ^ Wines, Michael (May 15, 2001). "Aleksei Tupolev, Russian Plane Designer, 75". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  29. ^ "Eddra Gale". Variety. June 14, 2001. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  30. ^ Pogrebin, Robin (May 15, 2001). "Jason Miller, Playwright and Actor, Dies at 62". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  31. ^ Crossette, Barbara (May 14, 2001). "R. K. Narayan, India's Prolific Storyteller, Dies at 94". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  32. ^ Plater, Alan (May 16, 2001). "Alex Glasgow". The Guardian. Retrieved January 27, 2019.
  33. ^ Clayson, Alan (June 26, 2001). "Brian Pendleton". The Guardian. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  34. ^ Associated Press (June 12, 2001). "Ike Brown -- Baseball Player, 59". The New York Times. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  35. ^ Wainwright, Martin (May 30, 2001). "Enid Hattersley". The Guardian. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  36. ^ "Robert Knapp". The Encyclopedia of Feature Players of Hollywood, Volume 2, Google Books. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  37. ^ Lewis, Paul (May 23, 2001). "Frank Slaughter, Novelist Of Medicine, Is Dead at 93". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  38. ^ "Rosa Beddington -- Embryologist, 45". The New York Times. May 25, 2001. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  39. ^ Oliver, Myrna (May 23, 2001). "Joe Graydon; FBI Agent Became Big Band Singer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  40. ^ Josef Haunzwickel, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports
  41. ^ "Joe Lovitto". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  42. ^ Holden, Steven (May 21, 2001). "Susannah McCorkle, 55, Pop-Jazz Singer". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  43. ^ The Associated Press (May 22, 2001). "Renato Carosone -- Singer, 81". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  44. ^ Wolf, Gregory H. "Bob Keely". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  45. ^ "Bud Thomas". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  46. ^ Nowlin, Bill. "Mel Hoderlein". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  47. ^ "Ralph Hamner". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  48. ^ The Associated Press (May 24, 2001). "Whitman Mayo -- Sanford's Sidekick, 70". The New York Times. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  49. ^ Shorter, Eric (May 24, 2001). "Jack Watling". The Guardian. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  50. ^ "Bob Gaona". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  51. ^ "Chuck Gelatka". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  52. ^ Boris Gyuderov, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports
  53. ^ P. Ramachandran dead
  54. ^ The Associated Press (May 31, 2001). "Harry Townes -- Actor, 86". The New York Times. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  55. ^ "Vittorio Brambilla Italy". ESPN.co.uk. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  56. ^ Oliver, Myrna (June 7, 2001). "Anne Haney; Actress". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  57. ^ Meldrum, Andrew (May 27, 2001). "Second Mugabe minister dies in a car crash". The Guardian. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  58. ^ "Ramon A. Bieri". Hartford Courant, Legacy.com. June 3, 2001. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  59. ^ Blair, Jayson (May 29, 2001). "Victor Kiam, 74, Entrepreneur Who 'Bought the Company'". The New York Times. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  60. ^ Clayson, Alan (July 19, 2001). "Tony Ashton". The Guardian. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  61. ^ Stout, David (May 29, 2001). "Joe Moakley, Congressman From South Boston, Dies at 74". The New York Times. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  62. ^ "Rockets Redglare, 52, Film Actor and Comedian". The New York Times. June 6, 2001. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  63. ^ ADRIÁN G. PALACIOS and JUAN BACIGALUPO. "Francisco Varela (1946-2001): Filling the mind - brain gap: A life adventure". SciELO. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  64. ^ Masters, Christopher (June 19, 2001). "John Fleming". The Guardian. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  65. ^ "Eddie Forrest". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  66. ^ Akira Fujita, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports
  67. ^ Terry Gathercole, Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports
  68. ^ Wakin, Daniel J. (June 2, 2001). "Arlene Francis, 93, Mainstay Of 'What's My Line?' on TV". The New York Times. Retrieved January 8, 2019.