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Deaths for the week ending 20 January 2018:

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Dan Gurney, auto racer and team owner, of complications from pneumonia, 86.

Cecil Hoekstra, NHL hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), 82.

Max Labovitch, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), 93.

Marlene VerPlanck, jazz singer, of pancreatic cancer, 84.

Hugh Wilson, film director (Police Academy), of lung cancer and emphysema, 74.

Monday, 15 January 2018

Joe Frank, radio performer, of cancer, 79. Not to be confused with the 1970's pop musician of the same name.

Edwin Hawkins, gospel singer ("Oh Happy Day"), of pancreatic cancer, 74.

Dolores O'Riordan, rock singer (The Cranberries), of accidental drowning, 46. She drowned in the bathtub while sedated by alcohol.

Mike Shanahan, hockey executive (St. Louis Blues), cause not reported, 78.

John Spellman, governor of Washington (R, 1981-85), of pneumonia, 91.

Peter Wyngarde, actor (Department S), 90.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Bill Bain, management consultant (Bain & Company), with Alzheimer's disease, 80.

Bradford Dillman, actor (Darryl Calyton on "Falcon Crest"), of complications from pneumonia, 87.

Tyler Hilinski, college football player (Washington State University), of suicide by gunshot, 21.

Jo Jo White, NBA basketball player (Boston Celtics), of pneumonia, 71.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Simon Shelton Barnes, actor (Tinky-Winky on "Teletubbies"), of hypothermia while intoxicated outdoors, 52.

Jessica Falkholt, actress (Australian), of injuries from an automobile accident, 29.

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Julius Lester, writer (To Be a Slave), of cardiovascular disease, 78.

Peter Mayle, author (A Year in Provence), cause not reported, 78.

Chick Webster, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), of natural causes, 97.

Friday, 19 January 2018

Dorothy Malone, actress (Written on the Wind), after a long illness, 92.

Fredo Santana, rapper, of cardiovascular disease, 27.

Saturday, 20 January 2018

John Coleman, TV meteorologist ("Good Morning America"), 83.

Bill Johnson, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), after a long illness, 57.

Howard Lew Lewis, actor (British), with dementia, 76.

Jim Rodford, rock bassist (The Kinks), of injuries from a fall, 76.