Deaths in History in September 2013

  • Sep 2 Frederik Pohl, American sci-fi author, dies at 93
  • Sep 2 Paul Scoon, Grenadian politician (2nd Governor-General of Grenada (1978-92)), dies at 78
  • Sep 2 Ronald Coase, British economist (Nobel Prize in Economics 1991), dies at 102
  • Sep 3 Ariel Castro, Puerto Rican-born American criminal famous for kidnapping 3 women between 2002-4, commits suicide 1 month into his life sentence at 53
  • Sep 10 E Clay Shaw Jr, American politician, dies from lung cancer at 74

Person of interestRay Dolby

Sep 12 Ray Dolby, sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), dies of leukemia at 80

Inventor Ray Dolby
Inventor
Ray Dolby
  • Sep 14 Stefan Wewerka, German architect and sculptor, dies at 84
  • Sep 22 David Hubel, Canadian-born American neurologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 87