Deaths in September 2016

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The following is a list of notable deaths in September 2016. 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.

September 2016

Islam Karimov
1938 – 2016
Anna Dewdney
1965 – 2016
Hugh O'Brian
1925 – 2016
Phyllis Schlafly
1924 – 2016
H. Joel Deckard
1942 – 2016
Prince Buster
1938 – 2016
James Stacy
1936 – 2016
Alexis Arquette
1969 – 2016
Gunnila Bernadotte
1923 – 2016
Rose Mofford
1922 – 2016
Edward Albee
1928 – 2016
C. Martin Croker
1962 – 2016
Peter Leo Gerety
1912 – 2016
Curtis Hanson
1945 – 2016
Gian Luigi Rondi
1921 – 2016
Buckwheat Zydeco
1947 – 2016
Arnold Palmer
1929 – 2016
Jamshid Amouzegar
1923 – 2016
Charles Schultze
1924 – 2016
Shimon Peres
1923 – 2016




  1. Ruth Hubbard, 92, first woman tenured in biology at Harvard
  2. "Singer-Comedian Kacey Jones Dead at 66". Archived from the original on 2017-01-22. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  3. Jon Polito, Actor in Cohen Brothers Films and 'Homicide: Life on the Street,' Dies at 65
  4. "Eminent poet Nalinidhar Bhattacharya passes away". Archived from the original on 2016-09-05. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  5. Local Hot Rod Legend Dies
  6. Jerry Heller, Early N.W.A Manager, Dies at 75
  7. John Hostetter Dies: ‘Murphy Brown’ Alum & Veteran Character Actor Was 69
  8. Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan president's death confirmed
  9. Gerald Lehner hat die Sprache der Spieler gesprochen (in German)
  10. Margrit Mondavi Dies at Age 91
  11. Ушла из жизни Середина А.А. Archived 2020-10-06 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  12. Bangladesh executes last prominent Jamaat leader
  13. Coutinho, Isabel (3 September 2016). "Morreu Maria Isabel Barreno, uma das "Três Marias"". Publico (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2016-09-03.
  14. Carlos Bulgheroni, Politics-Savvy Argentine Oilman, Dies at 71
  15. Cagliari mourn title hero Nene
  16. Obituary: Anna Dewdney
  17. Sen. John Drummond dies at 96
  18. Albert Hofstede, former mayor of Minneapolis, dies at 75
  19. Rakastettu kokki Jaakko Kolmonen on kuollut (in Finnish)
  20. Former Lt.-Gov. Norman Kwong has died
  21. "Obituary – Leslie H. Martinson". Archived from the original on 2019-06-09. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  22. "Clifford Joseph Trahan Obituary". Archived from the original on 2018-10-01. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  23. Le mathématicien français Jean-Christophe Yoccoz, médaille Fields, est mort (in French)
  24. Bob Bissonnette, killed in helicopter crash, left his mark on Quebec sports scene
  25. Ein Geistesverwandter von Mises, Rothbard und Hoppe (in German)
  26. Olympiamedaillengewinner Klaus Katzur verstorben Archived 2016-09-15 at the Wayback Machine (in German)
  27. Умерла поэтесса Новелла Матвеева (in Russian)
  28. Richard Neville obituary
  29. Preminuo Zoran Šami (in Bosnian)
  30. 中国著名经济学家杨敬年去世享年107岁 (in Chinese)
  31. Rabbi She'ar Yashuv Cohen, 'scholar and warrior,' dies at 88
  32. Duane 'Doc' Graveline, scientist-astronaut who resigned from NASA, dies at 85
  33. Sir Frederick Holliday, marine biologist and university vice-chancellor – obituary
  34. Hugh O'Brian, actor who played Wyatt Earp, dies at 91
  35. Donald Ranvaud, producer and World Film Festival jurist, dead at 62
  36. Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly dies at 92
  37. "Former 8th District Representative Dies". Archived from the original on 2016-09-20. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  38. "Most Ven. Nauyane Ariyadhamma Mahathera passes away". Archived from the original on 2018-01-14. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  39. "Lewis Merenstein, Van Morrison's 'Astral Weeks' Producer, Dead at 81". Archived from the original on 2017-12-06. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  40. Première femme candidate au Conseil fédéral Lilian Uchtenhagen est morte (in French)
  41. Professor José Barluenga, in memoriam
  42. Former Flyers d-man Bob Dailey passes away at age 63
  43. Stanford Professor Emeritus Joseph Keller, an applied mathematician whose work investigated atomic explosions and oscillating ponytails, dies at 93
  44. Four-time Olympian, Dearborn native Norbert 'Norb' Schemansky dead at age 92
  45. استاد تار ایران درگذشت Archived 2017-01-22 at the Wayback Machine (in Persian)
  46. 哲学家叶秀山逝世 Archived 2017-08-10 at the Wayback Machine (in Chinese)
  47. Red Bull race pilot dies in mystery helicopter crash
  48. Johan Botha, Operatic Tenor in Difficult Roles, Dies at 51
  49. Vale, Inga Clendinnen
  50. Obituary: Hazel Douglas
  51. Savannah legend Lady Chablis dies
  52. Bert Llewellyn (1939–2016)
  53. Dragisa Pesic passed away
  54. Prince Buster dead: Ska and rocksteady pioneer dies at 78
  55. Roman Romanchuk passed away
  56. Greta Friedman, believed to be woman kissed in iconic V-J Day photo, dead at 92
  57. Sylvia Gore: England women's first goalscorer dies aged 71
  58. Luke Herrmann
  59. Lord Littlebrook dies at 87
  60. NY Assemblyman Bill Nojay dies of apparent suicide Archived September 30, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  61. Addio al giornalista Mario Spezi, si occupò del Mostro di Firenze (in Italian)
  62. Maurice William (aka: James Stacy) Elias
  63. Jutta Limbach, First Woman to Lead Germany's Highest Court, Dies at 82
  64. Christopher Stone, Dead at 81
  65. Alexis Arquette Dead: Transgender Actress Dies at 47, Siblings Patricia and Richmond Arquette Pay Tribute
  66. Décès de l'ancien maire de Rufisque, Me M'baye Jacques Diop (in French)
  67. Norman May dead, aged 88
  68. Lyn Cathcart Oberlink Oct. 10, 1922 – Sept. 11, 2016
  69. Countess Gunilla Bernadotte af Wisborg Has Died
  70. Renowned Canadian figure skating coach Ellen Burka dies at 95
  71. "Sándor `Csoóri, renowned Hungarian poet and writer, dies aged 86". Archived from the original on 2016-09-25. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  72. Photonics community loses HeNe pioneer Ali Javan
  73. Passing of Murshid Hidayat Inayat Khan (as) 12 September, 2016, Munich Germany
  74. Stanley Sheinbaum, L.A. liberal lion who shaped decades of political dialogue, dead at 96
  75. Il Napoli piange la morte di Bugatti, entrò nella leggenda per una vittoria a Torino Archived 2016-10-09 at the Wayback Machine (in Italian)
  76. Richard Adams Obituary
  77. Modular synthesizer pioneer Don Buchla has died
  78. RIP Kim McGuire "Hatchet-Face"
  79. Schauspieler Hilmar Thate gestorben (in German)
  80. Ex-FPÖ-Politiker John Gudenus verstorben (in German)
  81. "Deborah Jin Dies at 47". Archived from the original on 2016-09-19. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  82. Rose Mofford, first woman to serve as Arizona governor, has died
  83. Haakon Sørbye (in Norwegian)
  84. Renowned Turkish actor Tarık Akan dies aged 66
  85. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88
  86. Former Italian president, prime minister Ciampi dies Archived September 17, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  87. Charles H. Henry
  88. Shoeless Joe author W.P. Kinsella has died Archived October 13, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  89. William Louis-Dreyfus, actress' dad, dies at age 84
  90. Presidential campaign suspended in Cape Verde
  91. "Qiao Renliang passes away from committing suicide". Archived from the original on 2016-10-09. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  92. State Sen. Joe Seng dies after battling cancer
  93. "Theodore W. Anderson 1918‒2016". Archived from the original on 2019-05-04. Retrieved 2022-03-19.
  94. 'Sound of Music' star Charmian Carr dies aged 73
  95. Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad dies after crash in road race
  96. Space Ghost: Coast To Coast Voice Artist C. Martin Croker Has Passed Away
  97. Скончался украинский писатель Роман Иваничук (in Russian)
  98. Minnessida för Rune Larsson (in Swedish)
  99. NH native Gen. Robert W. Cone dies at 59
  100. "Dave Kyle (1919–2016)". Archived from the original on 2016-09-19. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  101. "San Francisco activist Rose Pak has died". Archived from the original on 2016-09-25. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  102. Elhunyt Prékopa András matematikus, az MTA rendes tagja (in Hungarian)
  103. UAE's artistic giant Hassan Sharif dies age 65 Archived September 23, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  104. Karl Dietrich Bracher, German Historian of Nazi Era, Dies at 94
  105. Bobby Breen
  106. Berlin Pirate politician Gerwald Claus-Brunner dies
  107. Former NU coach Glassford dies at 102
  108. "Veteran journalist Allister Sparks dies". Archived from the original on 2019-04-02. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  109. In Memoriam: Boris Trakhtenbrot, 1921–2016
  110. Entertainer Bill Zucker, native of Longmeadow, dead at 60
  111. Ex-Nebraska Rep. Bill Barrett, who pushed farm issues, dies
  112. Former Buffalo Sabres defenseman Richie Dunn dead at age 59
  113. Jack Garman, NASA engineer who 'saved' Apollo 11 from alarms, dies at 72
  114. Former Archbishop Peter Leo Gerety, world's oldest Catholic bishop, dead at 104
  115. "Remembering Erwin Hahn". Archived from the original on 2016-09-24. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  116. Curtis Hanson, Director and Oscar-Winning Writer on 'L.A. Confidential,' Dies at 71
  117. Micki Marlo, Popular 1950s Singer and Nightclub Performer, Dies at 88
  118. In Memoriam: Foil A. Miller
  119. Edmund F. O'Connor Obituary
  120. Victor Scheinman, Assembly Line Robot Inventor, Dies at 73
  121. "Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo killed in fiery crash". Archived from the original on 2019-09-12. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  122. Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Member John D. Loudermilk Dies At 82
  123. Kjell Albin Abrahamson död Archived 2016-09-23 at the Wayback Machine (in Swedish)
  124. Jewish WWII ‘Avenger’ Joseph Harmatz dead at 91
  125. Morto il critico cinematografico Gian Luigi Rondi, ex direttore della Mostra del Cinema di Venezia: aveva 94 anni (in Italian)
  126. Ed Temple, Track Coach Who Produced Olympians and National Titles, Dies at 89
  127. Fotbollslegendaren Yngve Brodd är död (in Swedish)
  128. Holocaust survivor Max Mannheimer dies in Germany at age 96 Archived September 27, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  129. Décès de Michel Rousseau, ancien champion olympique sur piste (in French)
  130. Andrzej Tarkowski, brilliant Polish embryologist – obituary
  131. Прошлый футболист ЦСКА Владимир Кузьмичев умер в автокатастрофе Белрынок Archived 2018-12-15 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  132. "Bruce Charles 'Bill' Mollison 1928–2016". Archived from the original on 2016-09-25. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  133. Bill Nunn, Who Played Radio Raheem in ‘Do the Right Thing,’ Dies at 63
  134. Dural, leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, dies
  135. Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident
  136. Dawn Hampton obituary
  137. Falleció el expresidente David Padilla Arancibia (in Spanish)
  138. Arnold Palmer, Golf Legend and Hall of Famer, Dies at 87
  139. Country Music Hall of Famer Jean Shepard dead at 82
  140. Don Brothwell remembered
  141. Mark Dvoretsky passes away at 68
  142. Ciclismo: addio al bergamasco Giacomo Fornoni, medaglia d’oro olimpica (in Italian)
  143. Herschell Gordon Lewis, filmmaker and ‘godfather of gore,' dies at 87
  144. Krigshelt Wilhelm Mohr er død (in Norwegian)
  145. "Divertis actor Ioan Gyuri Pascu dies of heart attack in Bucharest. He was 55". Archived from the original on 2019-04-02. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  146. Curtis Roosevelt, grandson of a president, dies at 86
  147. Zemřel jazzový klavírista Růžička. Hrál v Semaforu i s Lacem Deczim (in Czech)
  148. "Former Aston Villa and England striker Jackie Sewell dies age 89". Archived from the original on 2017-01-22. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  149. Toughie the frog, likely the last of his species, dies
  150. جمشید آموزگار درگذشت+تصاویر (in Persian)
  151. Syed Shamsul Haq passes away
  152. Muere exvicepresidente Luis Ossio Sanjinés Archived October 1, 2016, at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
  153. Charles L. Schultze, economist in two administrations, dies at 91
  154. Vincent Charyk
  155. Former California Chief Justice Malcolm Lucas dies at 89
  156. Preminui Sreten Mirković: Legenda zauvek napustila ring (in Serbian)
  157. Rest in Power: Gloria Naylor, Author of 'The Women of Brewster Place,' Has Died
  158. Agnes Nixon, creator of Main Line-set 'All My Children,' 'One Life to Live,' dies at 88
  159. "Shimon Peres Dead: How Did The Former Israeli Prime Minister Die?". Archived from the original on 2016-10-08. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  160. Max Walker died of a blood cancer called myeloma, not melanoma
  161. Cheng Yu-Tung, Hong Kong Jeweler Turned Billionaire, Dies
  162. Miriam Defensor-Santiago passes away at 71
  163. "US painter Shirley Jaffe, 93, dies in Paris". Archived from the original on 2017-03-28. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  164. Fiji's Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi dies
  165. Joseph Verner Reed Jr., 78, Dies; Envoy Became White House Chief of Protocol
  166. "Mark Ricks, Idaho government and religious leader, dies at age 92". Archived from the original on 2016-10-02. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  167. Addio a Laura Troschel, attrice e cantante degli anni ’70 e moglie di Pippo Franco (in Italian)
  168. Moroccan Multi-millionaire Brahim Zniber Dies at 96
  169. Noted algebraist Bjarni Jónsson dies

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