Famous Deaths in December 2002

  • 1st Dave McNally, American baseball player (b. 1942)
  • 2nd Ivan Illich, Austrian priest and philosopher (b. 1926)
  • 2nd Arno Peters, German historian (b. 1916)
  • 3rd Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (b. 1970)

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5th Roone Arledge, American sports broadcasting pioneer, dies of prostate cancer at 71

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports
Roone Arledge
  • 5th Ne Win, Burmese leader (b. 1911)
  • 6th Philip Berrigan, American civil rights activist (b. 1923)
  • 9th Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (b. 1966)
  • 9th Ian Hornak, American Painter, Draughtsman and Sculptor (b. 1944)
  • 9th Stan Rice, American painter, educator, and poet (b. 1942)
  • 10th Andres K√ľng, Swedish-Estonian politician, journalist (b. 1945)
  • 12th Dee Brown, American author (b. 1908)
  • 12th Brad Dexter, American actor (b. 1917)
  • 12th Jay Wesley Neill, American convicted murderer (b. 1965)
  • 13th Zal Yanovsky, Canadian musician (The Lovin' Spoonful) (b. 1945)
  • 17th James Hazeldine, English actor (b. 1947)
  • 18th Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (b. 1934)
  • 18th Wayne Owens, former U.S. Congressman (D-Utah) (b. 1937)
  • 19th Arthur Rowley, English footballer. (b. 1926)
  • 22nd Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash", dies at age 50
  • 22nd Desmond Hoyte, President of Guyana (b. 1929)
  • 24th Kjell Aukrust, Norwegian author (b. 1920)
  • 24th Laci Peterson, American murder victim (b. 1975)
  • 25th William T. Orr, American television producer (b. 1917)
  • 26th Herb Ritts, American photographer (b. 1952)
  • 26th Armand Zildjian, American cymbal manufacturer (b. 1921)
  • 27th George Roy Hill, American film director (b. 1922)
  • 30th Mary Brian, American actress (b. 1906)
  • 30th Mary Wesley, English novelist (b. 1912)
  • 31st Kevin MacMichael, American guitarist (Cutting Crew) (b. 1951)