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Deaths for the week ending 7 October 2017:

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Arthur Janov, psychologist (The Primal Scream), of complications from a stroke, 93.

Samuel Irving Newhouse Jr., publisher (Conde Nast), 89.

Dave Strader, hockey announcer (Dallas Stars), of bile duct cancer, 62.

Monday, 2 October 2017

Solly Hemus, major leaguer (St. Louis Cardinals), 94.

Paul Otellini, business executive (Intel), cause not reported, 66.

Tom Petty, rock singer ("Free Fallin'"), of an accidental drug overdose, 66.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

John Herrnstein, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), cause not reported, 79.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

John Miller, U.S. Congressman (R-WA, 1985-93), of cancer, 79.

Jerry Ross, pop producer and songwriter ("I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"), of prostate cancer, 84.

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Trevor Martin, actor (British), 87.

Friday, 6 October 2017

Terry Downes, pro boxer (middleweight), 81.

Connie Hawkins, NBA basketball player (Phoenix Suns), cause not reported, 75.

Ralphie May, stand-up comedian ("Last Comic Standing"), of cardiac arrest, 45.

Walter "Bunny" Sigler, R&B musician, of a heart attack, 76.

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Jimmy Beaumont, doo-wop singer (The Skyliners), of natural causes, 76.

Jim Landis, major leaguer (Chicago White Sox), 83.