Deaths in Sport in October 2002

  • Oct 5 Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • Oct 8 Jacques Richard, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1952)
  • Oct 12 Audrey Mestre, French diver (b. 1974)
  • Oct 17 Aileen Riggin, American springboard diver (Olympic gold 1920, 24), dies at 96
  • Oct 24 Herman Gaviria, Colombian football player (b. 1969)

Person of interestRichard Harris

Oct 25 Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris