Deaths in January 2018

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The following is a list of notable deaths in January 2018. For notable deaths before the current month, please see "Months". Names under each date are reported in alphabetical order by last name or pseudonym. Deaths of non-humans are reported here also if notable.

Each listing of a death must have a source. If no reference is included, the death notice will be removed. The following are the requirements of adding a name to the list in its order: name, age, nationality, what the person is known for, cause of death (if known) and most importantly a source.


Manuel Olivencia
1929 – 2018
Thomas S. Monson
1927 – 2018
Fred Bass
1928 – 2018
Brendan Byrne
1924 – 2018
Jerry Van Dyke
1931 – 2018
John W. Young
1930 – 2018
Jim Anderton
1938 – 2018
Max Richards
1931 – 2018
Odvar Nordli
1927 – 2018
Tom Luken
1925 – 2018
John V. Tunney
1934 – 2018
Jean Porter
1922 – 2018
Dan Gurney
1931 – 2018
Dolores O'Riordan
1971 – 2018
Jo Jo White
1946 – 2018
Stansfield Turner
1923 – 2018
Dorothy Malone
1924 – 2018
Paul Bocuse
1926 – 2018
Naomi Parker
1921 – 2018
Jimmy Armfield
1935 – 2018
Nicanor Parra
1914 – 2018
Jack Ketchum
1946 – 2018
Claribel Alegría
1924 – 2018
Elizabeth Hawley
1923 – 2018
Ingvar Kamprad
1926 – 2018
Coco Schumann
1924 – 2018
Mark Salling
1982 – 2018
Haim Gouri
1923 – 2018

































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