Deaths in February 2003

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The following is a list of notable deaths in February 2003.

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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  • Sir Frank Callaway, 83, Australian music educator and administrator.
  • Jesica Santillan, 17, Mexican heart and lung patient whose wrong transplant made headlines.
  • Daniel Taradash, 90, American former president of AMPAS; Oscar-winning screenwriter of "From Here to Eternity".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anne Burr McDermott, 84, Early TV Actress". The New York Times. March 3, 2003. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  2. ^ Steel, Dean (February 7, 2003). "Nancy Whiskey". The Guardian. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "MICHAEL P. ANDERSON (LIEUTENANT COLONEL, USAF)". NASA. February 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  4. ^ "DAVID M. BROWN (CAPTAIN, USN)". NASA. February 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  5. ^ "KALPANA CHAWLA (PH.D.)". NASA. February 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  6. ^ "LAUREL BLAIR SALTON CLARK, M.D. (CAPTAIN, USN)". NASA. February 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  7. ^ "RICK DOUGLAS HUSBAND (COLONEL, USAF)". NASA. February 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  8. ^ "WILLIAM C. MCCOOL (COMMANDER, USN)". NASA. February 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  9. ^ "ILAN RAMON (COLONEL, ISRAEL AIR FORCE)". NASA. February 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  10. ^ Rockwell, John (February 4, 2003). "Lou Harrison, 85, Dies; Music Tied Cultures". The New York Times. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  11. ^ von Zielbauer, Paul (February 4, 2003). "Richard C. Lee, 86, Mayor Who Revitalized New Haven". The New York Times. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  12. ^ Muchnic, Suzanne (February 5, 2003). "Emerson Woelffer, 88; Abstract Artist, Teacher". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  13. ^ Roth, Andrew (February 5, 2003). "Lord Aberconway". The Guardian. Retrieved May 4, 2019.
  14. ^ Johnson, Douglas (February 17, 2003). "Ben Youssef Ben Khedda". The Guardian. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
  15. ^ "Charlie Biddle, 76; Bass Player Led Montreal's Jazz Scene in 1950s, '60s". Los Angeles Times. February 6, 2003. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  16. ^ "John Biolo". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  17. ^ Cohen-Tannoudji, Claude (December 1, 2003). "Jean Brossel". Physics Today. doi:10.1063/1.4776720.
  18. ^ "Jim Mertz". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  19. ^ "Jim North". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  20. ^ "André Noyelle". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  21. ^ "Remembering CIA's Heroes: Helge Boes". Central Intelligence Agency. March 7, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  22. ^ Henry, Alan (February 8, 2003). "Manfred von Brauchitsch". The Guardian. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
  23. ^ Lee, Christopher; Sullivan, Kevin (February 6, 2003). "Former Mexican Police Official Shot to Death in Texas". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  24. ^ "VIGORITO, Joseph Phillip, (1918 - 2003)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved May 13, 2019.
  25. ^ Paine, Barry (February 17, 2003). "Eric Ashby". The Guardian. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
  26. ^ Barker, Dennis (February 9, 2003). "Sir Peter Saunders". The Guardian. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  27. ^ "John Reading, 85; as Mayor, Expanded the Oakland Airport". Los Angeles Times. February 14, 2003. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  28. ^ Clayson, Alan (February 9, 2003). "Malcolm Roberts: A crooner from the late 60s schmaltz boom". The Guardian. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  29. ^ Berry, Peter (February 20, 2003). "Stephen Whittaker". The Guardian. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  30. ^ "Hank Blade". Sports Reference / Hockey-Reference.com. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  31. ^ Konrad Weichert. Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2019-04-25.
  32. ^ Cooksey, Donald A. "George A. Zentmyer 1913–2003" (PDF). National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
  33. ^ "Tânia Anacleto". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  34. ^ "Herma Bauma". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
  35. ^ Keepnews, Peter (February 11, 2003). "Ruby Braff, an Old-Style Jazz Trumpeter and Cornetist, 75". The New York Times. Retrieved May 27, 2019.
  36. ^ "Billy Parker". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  37. ^ "Chuck Aleno". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  38. ^ "Ralph Beard". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  39. ^ "Jan Veselý". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved May 13, 2019.
  40. ^ Kelley, Tina (February 11, 2003). "Ron Ziegler, Press Secretary to Nixon, Is Dead at 63". The New York Times. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  41. ^ "Roger Antoine". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  42. ^ Hall, Peter (February 21, 2003). "Michael Breheny". The Guardian. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
  43. ^ Pace, Eric (February 23, 2003). "Luke Yuan, 90, Senior Physicist At Brookhaven". The New York Times. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  44. ^ "Wally Burnette". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  45. ^ Sisson, Matt. "Haywood Sullivan". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  46. ^ Smith, Ted. "Dick Whitman". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  47. ^ Martin, Douglas (February 14, 2003). "Kemmons Wilson, 90, Dies; Was Holiday Inn Founder". The New York Times. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  48. ^ The Associated Press (February 17, 2003). "Stacy Keach Sr., 88, Actor and Director". The New York Times. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  49. ^ "Aldo Albera". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  50. ^ Pritchard, Jane (March 20, 2003). "Alexander Bennett: Gifted and intelligent master of the dance". The Guardian. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
  51. ^ Williams, David (February 18, 2003). "Lord Wilberforce". The Guardian. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  52. ^ "Eleanor 'Sis' Daley, 95". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  53. ^ "Steve Bechler". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  54. ^ Markoff, John (February 22, 2003). "Julian Bigelow, 89, Mathematician and Computer Pioneer". The New York Times. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  55. ^ Morgan, Paula; Humphreys, Jere T. "Britton, Allen P(erdue)". Oxford Music Online. doi:10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.A2283975.
  56. ^ "Porter, Donald James". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  57. ^ "American Literary, Cultural Historian Quentin Anderson Dies at Age 90". Columbia University. February 25, 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  58. ^ "Dan Anderson, 81; Former President of Hazelden Foundation". Los Angeles Times. February 21, 2003. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  59. ^ Ratliff, Ben (February 20, 2003). "Johnny Paycheck Dies at 64; Hard-Living Country Singer". The New York Times. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  60. ^ Johnson, Douglas (March 1, 2003). "Maurice Blanchot". The Guardian. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  61. ^ Barker, Dennis (February 26, 2003). "Barry Bucknell: DIY hero to postwar women". The Guardian. Retrieved June 12, 2019.
  62. ^ Tikkanen, Amy (May 12, 2019). "Edwin Bustillos García: Mexican human rights activist and environmentalist". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  63. ^ Sargent, Jim. "Rusty Peters". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  64. ^ Joffe, Lawrence (February 24, 2003). "Shlomo Argov". The Guardian. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  65. ^ "Titos Vandis: Greek actor". Variety. February 25, 2003. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  66. ^ McLellan, Dennis (February 28, 2003). "Alex Cameron, 65; Baronial Voice of Annual Spelling Bee". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 15, 2019.
  67. ^ Clark, Monica M. (March 12, 2003). "First African-American Medical School Chair Dies at 84". The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
  68. ^ "Retired Jockey Jimmy Nichols Dead". Blood-Horse Publications. February 27, 2003. Retrieved May 9, 2019.
  69. ^ Woo, Elaine (February 28, 2003). "From the Archives: It's a Sad Day in This Neighborhood". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  70. ^ "Alfred Bernstein Dies". The Washington Post. March 2, 2003. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  71. ^ "Göte Blomqvist". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  72. ^ "Chris Brasher". Sports-Reference / Olympic Sports. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  73. ^ "Jim Fridley". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved February 20, 2019.