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This feature lists every death announced in our weekly e-mail roundup
from 2001 to the present.


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Deaths for the week ending 11 January 2020:

Deaths reported after 11 January will be added on Monday, 20 January.

Sunday, 5 January 2020

Martin Griffin, rock drummer (Hawkwind), after a brief illness, age not reported.

Monday, 6 January 2020

Mike Fitzpatrick, U.S. Congressman (R-PA, 2005-07, 2011-17), of melanoma, 56.

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Silvio Horta, TV writer and producer ("Ugly Betty"), of suicide by gunshot, 45.

Neil Peart, rock drummer (Rush), of brain cancer, 67.

George Perles, NFL football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), of Parkinson's disease, 85.

Elizabeth Wurtzel, author (Prozac Nation), of meningeal metastasized breast cancer, 52.

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Edd Byrnes, actor (Kookie on "77 Sunset Strip"), of natural causes, 87.

Buck Henry, screenwriter ("Get Smart"), of a heart attack, 89.

Thursday, 9 January 2020

Bobby Comstock, rock and roll singer (Bobby Comstock and the Counts), cause not reported, 78.

Pete Dye, golf course designer, 94.

Ivan Passer, film director (Stalin), 86.

Mike Resnick, science-fiction author ("Travels With My Cats"), of cancer, 77.

Hal Smith, major leaguer (Kansas City Athletics), 89.

Friday, 10 January 2020

Ed Sprague Sr., major leaguer (Milwaukee Brewers), cause not reported, 74. He was the father of major leaguer Ed Sprague Jr.