Deaths in November 1998
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The following is a list of notable deaths in November 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.
- John Stephenson, 88, English judge and Lord Justice of Appeal.
- Norbert Wollheim, 85, German-born American Holocaust survivor and Central Council of Jews in Germany board member.
- Stanislav Zhuk, 63, Russian Olympic skater and coach, heart attack.
- Janet Arnold, 66, British clothing historian, costume designer and author, lymphoma.
- Rolf Husberg, 90, Swedish film director, cinematographer, screenwriter and actor.
- Elmo Plaskett, 60, United States Virgin Islands baseball player.
- Mareta West, 83, American astrogeologist.
- Helmuth Johannsen, 78, German football player and manager.
- Bob Kane, 83, American comic book creator.
- John Campbell Merrett, 89, Canadian architect.
- P. L. Narayana, 63, Indian film actor and playwright,.
- Martha O'Driscoll, 76, American film actress.
- Marion Donovan, 81, American inventor and entrepreneur.
- Hélmer Herrera, 47, Colombian narco and member of the Cali Cartel, shot.
- Maedagawa Katsu, 59, Japanese sumo wrestler.
- Joyce Lussu, 86, Italian writer and partisan during World War II.
- Sonny Boy Nelson, 89, American blues musician.
- Garlin Murl Conner, 79, United States Army officer during World War II and Medal of Honor recipient.
- Momoko Kōchi, 66, Japanese actress, cancer.
- Nagarjun, 87, Indian poet.
- Jack Stewart, 86, Australian farmer and politician.
- Mohamed Taki Abdoulkarim, President of the Comoros.
- Jack Hartman, 73, American gridiron football player and basketball coach.
- Sky Low Low, 70, Canadian midget wrestler, heart attack.
- Niklas Luhmann, 70, German sociologist and philosopher of social science.
- Magruder Tuttle, 90, American rear admiral.
- Margaret Gowing, 77, English historian.
- John Hunt, Baron Hunt, 88, British Army officer.
- Leonard De Paur, 83, African-American composer and choral director.
- Ted Slevin, English rugby player.
- Jiwan Singh Umranangal, 84, Indian politician.
- Rumer Godden, 90, English writer, series of strokes.
- Jemal Karchkhadze, Georgian writer.
- Thomas Henry Manning, 86, British-Canadian Arctic explorer, geographer, zoologist, and author.
- Jean Marais, 84, French actor, writer and sculptor, cardiovascular disease.
- Baya, 66, Algerian artist.
- Henry Dorman, 82, American lawyer and politician.
- Roland Hewgill, 69, Canadian actor.
- Anura Ranasinghe, 42, Sri Lankan cricketer, heart attack.
- Jean Leray, 92, French mathematician.
- Mary Millar, 62, British actress and singer, ovarian cancer.
- Hal Newhouser, 77, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers) and member of the MLB Hall of Fame.
- Ellis Robinson, 87, English cricketer.
- Gelena Velikanova, 75, Soviet traditional pop performer.
- Frank Brimsek, 83, American ice hockey player.
- Paddy Clancy, 76, Irish folk singer, lung cancer.
- Joseph Costa, 89, Portuguese American aviator.
- Ferdinand Kulmer, 73, Croatian abstract painter.
- Allan Kwartler, 81, American sabre and foil fencer.
- Sam Melberg, 86, Norwegian sports diver.
- Janet Alcoriza, 80, American screenwriter and actress.
- Stefan of Austria, 66, Austrian nobleman and member of the House of Habsburg.
- Paul Hoffman, 73, American basketball player, brain tumor.
- Ronald Gustave Kellett, 89, English stockbroker and World War II flying ace.
- Kenny Kirkland, 43, American musician, congestive heart failure.
- Sally Shlaer, 59, American mathematician, software engineer and methodologist.
- Edwige Feuillère, 91, French actress.
- Valerie Hobson, 81, Irish-born actress.
- Red Holzman, 78, American basketball player and coach.
- Eric Orr, 58, sculptor and installation artist.
- Hendrik Timmer, 94, Dutch sportsman.
- Michel Trudeau, 23, Canadian outdoorsman, son of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and brother of current PM Justin Trudeau, avalanche.
- Ilie Văduva, 64, Romanian communist politician.
- Doug Wright, 84, English cricketer.
- Eli Cashdan, 93, British rabbi.
- Quentin Crewe, 72, English journalist, author, restaurateur and adventurer.
- Albert Frey, 95, Swiss-born American architect.
- Dennis Stokes, 87, English cricketer.
- Ruth Arion, 86, German-Israeli visual artist.
- Stokely Carmichael, 57, Trinidadian-American political activist, prostate cancer.
- Ludvík Daněk, 61, Czechoslovak discus thrower.
- Miranda Fenner, 18, American teenager and murder victim, stabbed.
- Laurence Gandar, 83, South African journalist and newspaper editor.
- William T. Miller, 87, American professor of organic chemistry.
- Doris Niles, 93, American dancer.
- Mohammad-Taqi Ja'fari, 73, Iranian scholar, philosopher and islamic theologist.
- Raymond J. Reeves, 89, United States Air Force general.
- J. D. Sumner, 73, American gospel bass singer and songwriter.
- Kea Bouman, 94, Dutch tennis player.
- Claude A. Buss, 94, American diplomat and professor emeritus of history.
- Isaac M. "Ike" Carpenter, 78, American jazz bandleader and pianist.
- Weeb Ewbank, 91, American football coach (Baltimore Colts, New York Jets) and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, heart problems.
- Efim Geller, 73, Soviet chess player and grandmaster.
- Kenneth McDuff, 52, American serial killer, execution by lethal injection.
- Jacques Médecin, 70, French politician, cardiac arrest.
- Miguel A. García Méndez, 96, Puerto Rican lawyer and politician.
- Ronald Richardson, 71, English cricketer.
- Esther Rolle, 78, American actress.
- Bill Ward, 79, American cartoonist.
- Norma Connolly, 71, American actress.
- Hal Davis, 65, American songwriter and record producer.
- Tara Singh Hayer, 62, Indo-Canadian newspaper publisher.
- Jeanine Moulin, 86, Belgian poet and literary scholar.
- V. C. Samuel, 86, Indian Christian scholar, theologian and ecumenical leader.
- Elijah Carrington, 84, English cricketer.
- Louis Dumont, French anthropologist.
- Ken Gatward, 84, British Royal Air Force pilot during World War II.
- Sir Brendan Jackson, 63, British air chief marshal.
- William J. McCarthy, 79, American labor leader.
- Alan J. Pakula, 70, American film director, writer and producer, traffic collision.
- Majid Sharif, Iranian translator and journalist, murdered.
- Roland Alphonso, 67, Jamaican tenor saxophonist.
- Howard Wilson Emmons, 86, American professor in Mechanical Engineering.
- John Grimek, 88, American bodybuilder and weightlifter.
- Fred Morris, 69, British football player.
- Dick Sisler, 78, American baseball player, coach and manager.
- Galina Starovoytova, 52, Soviet dissident, assassinated.
- Rosa Turich, 95, American actress, stroke.
- Thomas Bermingham, American Jesuit priest and Classical scholar.
- Dave Huffman, 41, American football player, car accident.
- Alvin P. Shapiro, 77, American physician and professor, complications of kidney failure.
- Ormond R. Simpson, 83, United States Marine Corps officer, cancer.
- Fabian Ver, 78, Filipino military officer, pulmonary complications.
- Nosson Meir Wachtfogel, 88, Russian-born American Orthodox rabbi.
- Vladimir Demikhov, 82, Soviet scientist and organ transplantation pioneer.
- Dariush Forouhar, 69-70, Iranian pan-Iranist politician, murdered.
- Parvaneh Forouhar, 59, Iranian dissident and activist, murdered.
- Henry Hampton, 58, American filmmaker.
- Charles Hegyalji, 42, Australia criminal, murdered.
- Gustav Anders Hemwall, 90, American physician and pioneer in prolotherapy.
- Celeste Mendoza, 68, Cuban singer.
- Holt Rast, 81, American football player.
- Jack Shadbolt, 89, Canadian painter.
- Stu Ungar, 45, American professional poker, blackjack, and gin rummy player, heart problems.
- Lamar McHan, 65, American football player and coach, heart attack.
- Gene Moore, 88, American designer and window dresser.
- Dan Osman, 35, American extreme sport practitioner,, Rock climbing accident.
- Ralph S. Phillips, 85, American mathematician and academic.
- Don Ray, 77, American basketball player.
- Eprime Eshag, 80, Iranian economist.
- Stanley Hallett, 68, American urban planner.
- Arnold Käch, 84, Swiss military officer, ski official and writer.
- Minnette de Silva, 80, Sri Lankan architect.
- Nikola Tanhofer, 71, Croatian film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.
- Jake Tuli, 67, South African fly/bantam/featherweight boxer.
- Robert Eisner, 76, American author and Economics professor, bone marrow disorder.
- Nelson Goodman, 92, American philosopher.
- P. N. Haksar, 85, Indian diplomat.
- Fiatau Penitala Teo, 87, Tuvalu political figure.
- Flip Wilson, 64, American comedian and actor, liver cancer.
- Gerald Battrick, 51, Welsh tennis player.
- Charles Bennett, 85, New Zealand broadcaster, military leader and public servant.
- Ox Emerson, 90, American football player.
- Gyo Fujikawa, 90, American illustrator and children's book author.
- Savjibhai Korat, 45, Indian politician.
- Tom Lyon, 83, Scottish footballer.
- Barbara Acklin, 55, American soul singer and songwriter, pneumonia.
- William Baxter, 69, American professor of Law.
- Gloria Fuertes, 81, Spanish poet and children's author.
- Martin Gurule, 29, American death row convict, shot during prison escape.
- Douglas LePan, 84, Canadian diplomat, poet, novelist and professor of literature.
- Herman Murray, 89, Canadian ice hockey player.
- Vicki Viidikas, 50, Australian poet.
- Jozef IJsewijn, 65, Flemish Latinist.
- Joseph T. Dawson, 84, United States Army officer during World War II.
- Dante Fascell, 81, American politician, colorectal cancer.
- Frederick William Freking, 85, American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, emphysema.
- James C. Lucas, 86, American criminal and inmate of Alcatraz Penitentiary.
- Hamid Mosadegh, 58, Iranian poet, author and lawyer, complications following a heart attack.
- Augie Scott, 77, English football player and manager.
- John Stanford, 60, United States Army officer.
- Kerry Wendell Thornley, 60, American counterculture figure and writer, cardiac arrest.
- Roy Benavidez, 63, United States Army Special Forces member and Medal of Honor recipient, complications of diabetes.
- George Van Eps, 85, American swing and jazz guitarist, pneumonia.
- Jack Gilbert, 80, Australian WWII veteran and rugby player.
- Pépé Kallé, 46, Congolese musician, heart attack.
- Frank Latimore, 73, American actor.
- Robin Ray, 64, English broadcaster, actor, and musician, lung cancer.
- Martin Ruane, 52, British wrestler best known as Giant Haystacks and later, The Loch Ness Monster, lymphoma.
- Abdullah-Al-Muti, 68, Bangladeshi educationist and writer.
- Ruth Clifford, 98, American actress.
- Jesse Levan, 72, American baseball player.
- Simon Nkoli, 41, South Africa anti-apartheid and gay rights activist, AIDS.
- Johnny Roventini, 88, American actor.
- James Strauch, 77, American Olympic fencer.
- Margaret Walker, 83, American poet and writer, breast cancer.
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- "Garlin Murl Conner". geni.com. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
- "Sky Low Low". Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on March 3, 2009. Retrieved May 28, 2019.
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- Guttridge, Peter (November 11, 1998). "Obituary: Rumer Godden". www.independent.co.uk. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- Kirkup, James (November 10, 1998). "Obituary: Jean Marais". The Independent. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- "Former state Senator Henry Dorman dies at 82". Racine Journal Times. November 10, 1998. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- Hayward, Anthony (November 13, 1998). "Obituary: Mary Millar". The Independent. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- Goldstein, Richard (October 13, 1998). "Frankie Brimsek, 85, a Hall of Fame goalie". The New York Times. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- "Folk legend Paddy Clancy dead at 76". Irish Echo. November 1998. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- "Obituary: Kenny Kirkland". The Independent. November 18, 1998. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
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- Myrna Oliver, "Doris Niles; American Concert and Ballet Dancer" Los Angeles Times (November 26, 1998).
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- "NFL legend Ewbank dead at 91". CNN Sports Illustrated. Associated Press. November 18, 1998. Archived from the original on August 7, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- Sterngold, James (November 19, 1998). "Esther Rolle, 78, Who Played Feisty Maid and Matriarch". The New York Times. New York City: The New York Times Company. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
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- Sterngold, James (November 20, 1998). "Alan J. Pakula, Film Director, Dies at 70". The New York Times. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- Howard W. Emmons, Authority on Fire Safety, Dies at 86, Harvard University Gazette (Dec 3 1998), Retrieved May 30, 2019
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