Deaths in September 1999
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The following is a list of notable deaths in September 1999.
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.
- Boots Poffenberger, 84, American Major League Baseball pitcher.
- S. Srinivasan, 58, Indian aeronautical engineer.
- W. Richard Stevens, 48, American author of computer science books.
- Doreen Valiente, 77, English wiccan, pancreatic cancer
- Mona-Lisa Englund, 66, Swedish athlete.
- Graham Lovett, 63, Australian tennis player and sports administrator, cancer.
- Philip Francis Murphy, 66, American clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church, cancer.
- Ronald Brockman, 90, British officer of the Royal Navy.
- Paul Lucien Dessau, 89, British artist.
- Alexander Dudoladov, 46, Soviet and Russian writer, screenwriter and film director.
- Cleveland Williams, 66, American heavyweight boxer, killed in a hit and run accident.
- Emilio Aldecoa, 76, Spanish professional footballer.
- Erma Keyes, 73, American baseball player (All-American Girls Professional Baseball League).
- Charles Lee, 75, English cricketer.
- Shlomo Morag, 73, Israeli professor of Hebrew.
- Alan Clark, 71, British Conservative politician, Member of Parliament (1974–1999), military historian and animal rights activist, brain cancer.
- Allen Funt, 84, American television personality (Candid Camera), stroke.
- Bryce Mackasey, 78, Canadian politician and Ambassador to Portugal.
- Geraldo de Proença Sigaud, 89, Brazilian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
- Katie Webster, 63, American boogie-woogie pianist, heart failure.
- Arnold Fishkind, 80, American jazz bassist.
- René Lecavalier, 81, Canadian French-language radio show host and sportscaster.
- Steve Little, 43, American football player.
- John H. Mulroy, 74, American politician.
- Thierry Claveyrolat, 40, French road bicycle racer, suicide.
- Ian Doyle, 67, Australian professional rugby league footballer.
- Bill Ordway, 82, American football player and sports coach, pseudomonas.
- Aleksandar Aranđelović, 78, Yugoslavian football player and coach.
- Lagumot Harris, 60, President of the Republic of Nauru.
- Brian Hildebrand, 37, American professional wrestler, wrestling manager and referee, stomach and bowel cancer.
- William B. Meeks Jr., 78, American producer and composer of radio jingles, cancer.
- Moondog, 83, American musician, composer, theoretician and poet, heart failure.
- Lev Razgon, 91, Soviet and Russian journalist, writer and human rights activist.
- Vladimir Samoilov, 75, Soviet and Russian film and theater actor.
- Herbert Stein, 83, American economist.
- Abdel Latif Boghdadi, 81, Egyptian politician air force officer and judge.
- Chili Bouchier, 89, English film actress.
- Jogesh Das, 72, Indian short-story writer and novelist.
- Tony Duquette, 85, American artist, Parkinson's disease.
- Jim "Catfish" Hunter, 53, American baseball player and member of the MLB Hall of Fame, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- Ruth Roman, 76, American actress.
- Fons van der Stee, 71, Dutch politician.
- Helen Waterhouse, 86, British archaeologist and classical scholar.
- Lateefat Qazeem, 28, Nigerian Educator.
- Beau Jocque, 45, Louisiana French Creole zydeco musician and songwriter.
- Jean Messagier, 79, French painter, sculptor, printmaker and poet.
- Belkis Ayón, 32, Cuban printmaker, suicide.
- Momčilo Đujić, 92, Serbian Orthodox priest and Chetnik commander during World War II.
- Mohammed Aly Fahmy, 78, Egyptian field marshal,.
- Tulsidas Jadhav, 94, Indian freedom fighter, political activist and social worker.
- Bobby Limb, 74, Australian entertainer and radio personality, cancer.
- Alton Wayne Roberts, 61, American Klansman and convicted accomplice in the Freedom Summer murders.
- Gonzalo Rodríguez, 28, Uruguayan racing driver, racing accident.
- Janet Adam Smith, 93, Scottish writer, editor and literary journalist.
- Harry Crane, 85, American comedy writer.
- Laurette Luez, 71, American actress and model.
- Bill Quackenbush, 77, Canadian ice hockey player, pneumonia and complications from Alzheimer's disease.
- Allen Stack, 71, American swimmer and Olympic champion.
- Joyce Sparer Adler, 83, American critic, playwright, and teacher.
- Alfred W. Bethea, 83, American farmer and politician.
- Miriam Davenport, 84, American painter and sculptor.
- Vladimir Pogačić, 79, Yugoslav film director.
- Enrique Alférez, 98, Mexican-American artist.
- Joel Beck, 56, American artist and cartoonist, complications from alcoholism.
- Charles Crichton, 89, English film director and editor.
- Miguel Ángel Cuello, 53, Argentinian boxer.
- Chuck Higgins, 75, American saxophonist, lung cancer.
- Art Renner, 76, American football player.
- Antulio Segarra, 93, United States Army officer.
- Larry Gene Ashbrook, 47, American mass murderer, suicide.
- Thomas E. Atkins, 78, United States Army private and recipient of the Medal of Honor.
- Stewart Bovell, 92, Australian politician.
- Lila Leeds, 71, American film actress, heart attack.
- Jack Hardiman Scott, 79, British journalist and broadcaster.
- Petr Shelokhonov, 70, Russian actor, director, filmmaker and socialite.
- Abdolhossein Zarrinkoob, 76, Iranian scholar.
- Paul Gregory, 91, American baseball player.
- Utaemon Ichikawa, 92, Japanese film actor.
- Endre Rozsda, 85, Hungarian-French painter.
- John Parsons Shillingford, 85, British physician and cardiologist.
- Frederick Babson, 69, American politician.
- Leonard Carlitz, 91, American mathematician.
- Riccardo Cucciolla, 75, Italian film and voice actor.
- Rajeshwar Dayal, 90, Indian diplomat and writer, stroke.
- Frank Gillis, 85, American jazz pianist, ethnomusicologist and bibliographer.
- Hasrat Jaipuri, 77, Indian poet.
- Artur Pastor, 77, Portuguese photographer.
- Henri Storck, 92, Belgian author, filmmaker and documentarist.
- Rathvon M. Tompkins, 87, United States Marine Corps major general, stroke.
- Frankie Vaughan, 71, British singer, heart failure.
- Victor Vuyachich, 65, Belarusian singer.
- Leo Amberg, 87, Swiss professional road bicycle racer.
- Philip N. Krasne, 94, American motion picture and television producer.
- Harold F. Kress, 86, American film editor.
- Gérard Landry, Argentinian actor.
- Rory Jack Thompson, 57, Australian scientist and convicted murderer, suicide by hanging.
- Leszek Wodzyński, 53, Polish hurdler.
- Livio Isotti, 72, Italian road bicycle racer.
- Pavle Ivić, 74, Serbian Slavic dialectologist and phonologist.
- Bua Kitiyakara, 89, Thai actress and wife of prince Nakkhatra Mangala.
- Tim Lawry, 88, American professional basketball player.
- Raisa Gorbacheva, 67, Russian activist, leukemia.
- Robert Lebel, 93, Canadian ice hockey administrator.
- Willy Millowitsch, 90, German actor and director.
- T. R. Rajakumari, 77, Indian film actress, singer and dancer.
- Benny Kalama, 83, American singer and arranger.
- Joe Stanowicz, 77, American football player.
- Sander Thoenes, 30, Dutch journalist, shot in East Timor.
- Noriko Awaya, 92, Japanese soprano chanteuse and ryūkōka singer.
- Clive Jenkins, 73, British trade union leader.
- Tomoo Kudaka, 36, Japanese football player, stomach cancer.
- George C. Scott, 71, American film actor, abdominal aortic aneurysm.
- Ivan Goff, 89, Australian screenwriter, Alzheimer's disease.
- Sir Piers Jacob, 63, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong (1986 – 1991).
- Ri Jong-ok, 83, Premier of North Korea ( 1977 – 1984).
- Ester Boserup, 89, Danish and French economist.
- Rowena Mary Bruce, 80, English chess player.
- Judith Exner, 65, American socialite and mistress of John F. Kennedy.
- Jack Kiefer, 59, American professional golfer, cancer.
- Anneli Cahn Lax, 77, American mathematician.
- Raymond R. Wright, 53, United States Army soldier and recipient of the Medal of Honor.
- Zelma Wyche, 81, American civil rights activist and politician.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley, 69, American author of fantasy and science fiction, heart attack.
- John R. Crews, 76, American soldier and recipient of the Medal of Honor.
- Sir Des O'Neil, 78, Australian politician, Deputy Premier of Western Australia. (1975 – 1980).
- Guido Pontecorvo, 91, Italian-born Scottish geneticist.
- Jesse Dirkhising, 13, American murder victim, respiratory failure.
- Malky MacDonald, 85, Scottish football player and manager.
- Bernadette O'Farrell, 75, Irish actress.
- Donald Sanders, 69, American lawyer and a key figure in the Watergate investigation, cancer.
- Billy Mould, 79, English footballer.
- Krishna Pal Singh, 77, Indian activist and politician.
- Grant Warwick, 77, professional ice hockey right winger.
- Philip Haddon-Cave, 74, British colonial administrator, heart attack.
- Escott Reid, 94, Canadian diplomat.
- Jeanne Sheehy, 60, Irish art historian.
- Imre Zichy, 90, Hungarian count and tennis player.
- Gé Korsten, 71, South African opera tenor and actor.
- Gustavo Leigh, 79, Chilean general, cardiovascular ailments.
- Edward William O'Rourke, 81, American Roman Catholic bishop.
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- "Cleveland Williams, 66, Loser to Ali for Title, Dies". New York Times. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
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- MacAskill, Ewen (September 8, 1999). "Alan Clark, maverick, dies at 71". The Guardian. London. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- "Former Arkansas football star Steve Little dies at 43". Nevada Daily Mail. (Missouri). Associated Press. September 7, 1999. p. 10. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- "The fatal attraction of Claveyrolat". Irish Independent. January 11, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Shukman, Harry (September 22, 1999). "Obituary: Lev Razgon". The Independent. Retrieved August 18, 2011.
- Berkow, Ira (September 10, 1999). "Catfish Hunter, Who Pitched in 6 World Series for A's and Yankees, Dies at 53". New York Times. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Pareles, Jon (September 13, 1999). "Beau Jocque, 45, Musician Whose Band Updated Zydeco". The New York Times. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Binder, David (September 13, 1999). "Momcilo Djujic, Serbian Priest and Warrior, Dies at 92". New York Times.
- Litsky, Frank (September 17, 1999). "Bill Quackenbush, 77, Hockey Star Who Rarely Heard a Whistle". The New York Times. Archived from the original on September 18, 2010. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Miriam Davenport Ebel. Varian Fry Institute. Retrieved March 31, 2019
- "Charles Crichton, Film Director, Dies at 89". The New York Times. September 16, 1999. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Wynn, Ron. "Chuck Higgins; Biography & History". allmusic.com. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
- Book "My best friend Petr Shelokhonov" (2009, Russian) by actor Ivan I. Krasko - Saint Petersburg, Russia: SOLO Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-5-904666-09-5
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- "Biographie Endre Rozsda". rozsda.com (in French). Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Barnes, Bart (September 21, 1999). "Frederick Babson Jr., Fairfax Official, Dies". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- "Gen. Rathvon M. Tompkins - DEATHS ELSEWHERE". washingtonpost.com. The Washington Post Websites. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- "Glasgow 'peacemaker' Frankie Vaughan dies". BBC News. September 17, 1999. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Bergan, Ronald (October 21, 1999). "Harold Kress: Film editor who cut together Hollywood's greatest hits". The Guardian. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- "Mother of Thai Queen Dies at 89". AP. September 20, 1999. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Foisy, Paul (July 9, 2010). "Robert Lebel". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- "UK Journalist killed in East Timor". BBC News. September 22, 1999. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Milne, Seumas (September 23, 1999). "Clive Jenkins, 1970s union power broker, dies at 73". The Guardian. London. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- "Obituaries—George C. Scott: The Man Who Refused an Oscar". BBC News Online. September 23, 1999. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Hohan, William H., The New York Times Ivan Goff, Writer and Producer, Is Dead at 89, 25 September 1999, Retrieved 31 March 2019
- Hodgson, Godfrey (September 26, 1999). "Judith Campbell Exner". Retrieved March 31, 2019 – via The Guardian.
- Pace, Eric (September 29, 1999). "Obituary: Anneli Lax, 77, a Leader in the Publishing of Mathematics". The New York Times. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
- "Marion Zimmer Bradley, 69, Writer of Darkover Fantasies". The New York Times. September 29, 1999. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Malkin, Michelle (March 18, 2001). "The Death of Jesse Dirkhising". Capitalism Magazine. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
- "Grant Warwick, Ice Hockey Wiki". icehockey.fandom.com. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- "An Obituary". The Times. November 23, 1999.
- "Gustavo Leigh". The Guardian. October 2, 1999. Retrieved March 31, 2019.