Deaths in December 2000

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The following is a list of notable deaths in December 2000.

Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent country of citizenship (if applicable), reason for notability, cause of death (if known), and reference.

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  1. ^ David, Paul / Wright, Gavin. "IN MEMORIAM MOSES ABRAMOVITZ 1912 2000". ResearchGate. Retrieved January 5, 2019.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ "All-American Girls Professional Baseball League – Barbara Gates". Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "Terry Wilshusen". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  4. ^ Gurnick, Ken (December 4, 2000). "HORSE RACING; Chris Antley Is Found Dead At His Home". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  5. ^ Nowlin, Bill. "Red Nonnenkamp". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  6. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (December 9, 2000). "H. C. Artmann, Austrian Poet, Author and Literary Rebel, 79". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  7. ^ "Colin Cowdrey". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  8. ^ Weinraub, Bernard (December 8, 2000). "Werner Klemperer, Klink in 'Hogan's Heroes,' Dies at 80". The New York Times. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  9. ^ Hedges, Chris (December 11, 2000). "Vlado Gotovac, a Voice of Freedom in Croatia, Dies at 70". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  10. ^ Goldstein, Richard (December 14, 2000). "Willard Nixon, 72, a Pitcher Known for Beating the Yankees". The New York Times. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  11. ^ Bernstein, Adam (December 14, 2000). "Prolific B-Movie Star Marie Windsor Dies". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 15, 2018.
  12. ^ McKinley, Jesse (December 19, 2000). "N. Richard Nash Dies at 87; Author of 'The Rainmaker'". The New York Times. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  13. ^ "Prominent Finnish politician Johannes Virolainen dead at 86". Helsingin Sanomat. December 12, 2000. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  14. ^ "Red Barkley". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  15. ^ Lyman, Rick (December 15, 2000). "George Montgomery, Dashing Cowboy, Is Dead at 84". The New York Times. Retrieved December 15, 2018.
  16. ^ Thompson, Dick. "Jake Jones". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  17. ^ Woolrych, Austin (December 28, 2000). "Gerald Aylmer: Historian who always blended authority with humanity". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  18. ^ Bergan, Ronald (December 19, 2000). "Gérard Blain: Actor whose face launched the New Wave of French cinema". The Guardian. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  19. ^ Associated Press (December 20, 2000). "Fox, Who Survived Indy 500 Crash, Dies in Car Wreck". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  20. ^ The New York Times (December 19, 2000). "RANDOLPH A. HEARST, 85, PUBLISHING, TV EXECUTIVE". Sun-Sentinel. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  21. ^ "Singer Kirsty MacColl dies". BBC News. December 19, 2000. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  22. ^ Margolis, Lynne (December 20, 2000). "10,000 Maniacs Guitarist Robert Buck Dead at 42". ABC News. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  23. ^ "David DeWayne Johnson: Executed December 19, 2000 by Lethal Injection in Arkansas". Prosecuting Attorney, Clark County Indiana - Fourth Judicial Circuit. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  24. ^ Keepnews, Peter (December 21, 2000). "Milt Hinton, Dean of Jazz Bassists, Is Dead at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  25. ^ McFadden, Robert D. (December 21, 2000). "John V. Lindsay, Mayor and Maverick, Dies at 79". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  26. ^ Simon, Tom. "Lou Polli". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  27. ^ Pareles, Jon (December 22, 2000). "Pops Staples, Patriach of the Staple Singers, Dies at 85". The New York Times. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  28. ^ "Lou Thuman". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  29. ^ Green, Janet (January 5, 2001). "Sir Laurence Whistler: He singlehandedly revived a great renaissance tradition of glass engraving". The Guardian. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  30. ^ "Poet Adrian Henri dies". BBC. December 21, 2000. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  31. ^ Woo, Elaine (January 14, 2001). "Al Gross; Invented Pager, Walkie-Talkie and Cordless Phone". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  32. ^ Dyer, Christopher (February 8, 2001). "Edward Miller". The Guardian. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  33. ^ "Herman Feshbach, renowned physicist, is dead at 83". MIT News. December 27, 2000. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  34. ^ Heinz, Spencer (December 23, 2000). "EX-MAYOR CONNIE MCCREADY DIES". The Oregonian. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  35. ^ The Associated Press (December 27, 2000). "Billy Barty, 76, Diminutive Actor And an Advocate for Dwarfs". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  36. ^ Streeter, Kurt (January 5, 2001). "Police Puzzled by Killing of Author of Books on Vegas Mob". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  37. ^ Minotta, Mauricio (December 26, 2000). "DEATHS: Victor Borge, 91". Hollywood News. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  38. ^ Hoge, Warren (December 27, 2000). "John Cooper, 77, Creator of Iconic Mini Cooper in the 60's". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  39. ^ Basham, David (December 28, 2000). "Four Seasons' Nick Massi Dies Of Cancer At 73". VH1. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  40. ^ "Neil Hawke". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  41. ^ Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher (December 29, 2000). "W. V. Quine, Philosopher Who Analyzed Language and Reality, Dies at 92". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  42. ^ The Associated Press (January 6, 2001). "Leo Gordon, 78, Villain of Westerns In Films and on TV". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  43. ^ Gussow, Mel (December 27, 2000). "Jason Robards, 78, Pre-eminent O'Neill Actor, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  44. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang (January 5, 2001). "James Corman, 80, Lawmaker Who Championed Civil Rights". The New York Times. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  45. ^ "Casablanca writer dies". BBC News. January 2, 2001. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  46. ^ "Lionel Hebert, 72, Pro Golfer, Winner of P.G.A. Championship". The New York Times. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  47. ^ "Alan Cranston, Former U.S. Senator, Is Dead at 86". The New York Times. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  48. ^ Nowlin, Bill. "Fritz Dorish". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  49. ^ Dunning, Jennifer (January 4, 2001). "Jose Greco, 82, Fiery Master Of Spanish Dance, Is Dead". The New York Times. Retrieved December 20, 2018.
  50. ^ Kisselgoff, Anna (January 1, 2001). "Tanaquil Le Clercq, 71, Ballerina Who Dazzled Dance World". The New York Times. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  51. ^ Nelson, Catherine (January 22, 2001). "Anne Macnaghten: Violinist with a passion for taking music to children". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  52. ^ Joffe, Lawrence (February 9, 2001). "Binyamin Kahane". The Guardian. Retrieved June 24, 2012.