The Graveyard

The Lair Of Gary James

2009 – Deaths G-K

Posted by BigWords on January 1, 2010

Gale, Lorena (aka Lorineda Gayle, Loreena Gale, Lorena Gayle) (May 9, 1958 – June 21, 2009) IMDB
Galloway, Paul (1934 – February 2, 2009) Journalist Chicago Tribune obit; Roger Ebert tribute
Gargani, Aldo Giorgio (1933 – June 20, 2009) Philosopher
Gash, Norman (January 16, 1912 – May 1, 2009) Historian Guardian obit; Telegraph obit; Times obit
Gaskin, Catherine (April 2, 1929 – September 6, 2009) AustLit bio; Sydney Morning Herald obit
Gelbart, Larry (February 25, 1928 – September 11, 2009) IMDB; LA Times obit; Guardian obit; Huffington Post tribute
Gibson, Henry (September 21, 1935 – September 14, 2009) IMDB; LA Times obit; New York Times obit; Huffington Post obit
Giovannoni, Jeanne (October 31, 1931 – December 17, 2009) LA Times obit
Glasser, Arthur F. (September 10, 1914 – December 8, 2009)
Goldsmith, Edward René David (November 8, 1928 – August 21, 2009) Guardian obit; Independent obit; The Ecologist tribute
Gonzáles, Blanca Leonor Varela (August 10, 1926 – March 12, 2009) Andina obit
Good, Irving John (Isadore Jacob Gudak) (December 9, 1916 – April 5, 2009) LA Times obit; Guardian obit; Times obit
Goodwin, Brian Carey (1931 – July 15, 2009) Guardian obit
Gordon, Abraham Lincoln (September 10, 1913 – 2009)
Gordon, Richard Alexander Steuart (May 18, 1947 – February 7, 2009) The Northern Scot obit; SFScope obit
Gosdin, Vern (August 5, 1934 – April 28, 2009) Songwriter Website; Billboard obit; The Tripwire tribute
Gotlieb, Phyllis Fay (May 26, 1926 – July 14, 2009) SF Canada Members’ News (blog)
Grant, Donald Metcalf (April 3, 1927 – August 19, 2009) publisher: Locus; Locus obit; Legacy.com; blog: Occult Detective tribute
Greenwich, Eleanor Louise (October 23, 1940 – August 26, 2009) Songwriter Website; LA Times obit; New York Times obit; Telegraph obit
Gudava, Tenzig (თენგიზ გუდავა) (November 28, 1953 – April 16, 2009)
Guest, Tim (July 16, 1975 – July 31, 2009) Guardian obit; Telegraph obit
Gyeltsen, Geshe (1923 – February 13, 2009) LA Times obit; Urban Dharma obit; Thubten Dhargye Ling; Garden Shartse

Haarberg, Gunnar (July 28, 1917 – October 1, 2009)
Hackney, Alan (September 10, 1924 – May 15, 2009) IMDB; Telegraph obit; Times obit
Hadley, Leila (1925 – February 10, 2009) New York Times obit; Huffington Post obit
Hall, Edward Twitchell (Jr.) (May 16, 1914 – July 20, 2009) Website; New York Times obit
Hall, James Baker (April 14, 1935 – June 25, 2009) Website; Larkspur Press
Hall, Marie Boas (October 18, 1919 – February 23, 2009) Times obit
Halprin, Lawrence (July 1, 1916 – October 25, 2009) New York Times obit; San Francisco Chronicle obit; Telegraph obit
Hamilton, José Ignacio García (November 1, 1943 – June 17, 2009) Momento death notice
Hamilton, Lyn Elizabeth (August 6, 1944 – September 10, 2009) Legacy.com; CBC News obit
Hamm, Bobby Richard (May 7, 1934 – April 22, 2009) Website; Arcadiana Gazette tribute
Hannan, Patrick (September 26, 1941 – October 11, 2009) Journalist Guardian obit
Hanson, Jeff (March 3, 1978 – June 5, 2009) Songwriter Website; Star Tribune obit
Harington, Donald Douglas (December 22, 1935 – November 7, 2009) Website; New York Times obit; Guardian obit
Harman, Chris (November 8, 1942 – November 7, 2009) Journalist; Blog: Chris Harman’s Back Pages; Marxists Internet Archive; Guardian obit; Socialist Worker obit
Harris, Errol Eustace (February 19, 1908 – June 21, 2009) Times obit
Harris, Everette Lynn (June 20, 1955 – July 23, 2009) New York Times obit; Washington Post obit; NY Daily News obit; Washington Review obit; Tayari Jones tribute; Examiner tribute
Harrison, Charles Townsend (February 11, 1942 – August 6, 2009) Guardian obit; Independent obit; Times obit
Hart, Norman Antony “Tony” (October 15, 1925 – January 18, 2009) Website; IMDB; Guardian obit; Independent obit; Telegraph obit; Times obit; (blog) Bear Alley tribute; Morph (episode one)
Harvey, Paul (Harvey, Paul Aurandt) (September 4, 1918 – February 28, 2009) Website; Chicago Tribune obit; Fox News obit; Wall Street Journal tribute
Hasan, Khalid (1935 – February 5, 2009) Journalist
Hashimzada, Janullah (1969 – August 24, 2009) Journalist
Haslund, Ebba (Ebba Margareta Haslund Halvorsen) (August 12, 1917 – July 10, 2009)
Hautzig, Esther (אסתר האוציג) (October 18, 1930 – November 1, 2009) New York Times obit; School Library Journal obit
Hawes, Bess Lomax (January 21, 1921 – November 27, 2009) IMDB; LA Times obit; New York Times obit; Huffington Post obit; Washington Post obit; American Songwriter tribute; Smithsonian Center tribute
Hawley, Amos Henry (1910 – August 31, 2009) University of North Carolina obit
Haywood, Alva, L. (January 10, 1922 – December 12, 2009) Augusta Mirror obit
Hemphill, Paul James (February 18, 1936 – July 11, 2009) Journalist IMDB; New York Times obit; Washington Post obit
Hewitt, Donald Shepard (December 14, 1922 – August 19, 2009) IMDB; New York Times obit; Guardian obit; Telegraph obit
Hines, Burleigh (August 26, 1932 – November 8, 2009) Chicago Breaking News; Chicago Tribune obit; Tim Jackson tribute
Hodge, Jane Aiken (December 4, 1917 – June 17, 2009) Times obit; David Higham Associates Author page
Hoffman, William (May 16, 1925 – September 12, 2009) Encyclopedia Virginia bio; HarperCollins Author page
Holdstock, Robert (August 2, 1948 – November 29, 2009) Website; Guardian obit; Orion Publishing Author page
Holloway, Ron (November 26, 1933 – December 16, 2009) Screen Daily; WACC tribute
Holm, Bill (August 25, 1943 – February 25, 2009) Website; MinnPost obit; Star Tribune obit; Essay Audio page
Holmes, George (April 22, 1927 – January 29, 2009) Telegraph obit; Times obit
Holzer, Hans (January 26, 1920 – April 26, 2009) IMDB; Website; New York Times obit; Guardian obit; Telegraph obit; Paranormal tribute
Hoqouqi, Mohammad (January 1, 1936 – June 29, 2009) Persian Weekly; Poetry & Poets In Rags (blog)
Note: Date of birth is a matter of debate, and some sources give the year 1937 as a more likely date.
Houston, Charles Snead (August 24, 1913 – September 27, 2009) Guardian obit; Independent obit; Telegraph obit
Houston, James Dudley (November 10, 1933 – April 16, 2009) Website; IMDB; New York Times obit; SFGate obit
Howard, Barbara Burrow (May 17, 1929 – November 23, 2009) Journalist / Editor The Atmore Advance obit
Hrenovica, Emina (April 17, 1956 – December 18, 2009) Journalist
Hughes, John Wilden (Jr.) (February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009) IMDB; New York Times obit; Washinton Post obit; Guardian obit; Times obit; Hollywood Reporter obit
Hughes, Nicholas (January 17, 1962 – March 16, 2009) Son of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Guardian obit; Times obit
Humar, Tomaž (aka Gozdni Joža) (February 18, 1969 – November 10, 2009)
Humphreys, Hubert Davis (April 21, 1923 – August 28, 2009) Historian The News Star obit
Hunter, Jack D. (June 4, 1921 – April 13, 2009) Website; IMDB; New York Times obit; The Insider obit; David Healey tribute
Huovinen, Veikko (May 7, 1927 – October 4, 2009)
Husayn, Mustafa Kamal Mahmoud (مصطفى كمال محمود حسين) (December 25, 1921 – October 31, 2009) The Free Library
Hustin, Jacques (March 15, 1940 – April 6, 2009) Songwriter Website (French language)
Hymes, Dell Hathaway (June 7, 1927 – November 13, 2009) Website; Philly.com obit; Legacy.com

Imlah, Michael Ogilvie (September 26, 1956 – January 12, 2009) Guardian obit; Times obit
Isaksson, Anders (9 May, 1943 – January 17, 2009) Historian
Iveljić, Nada (April 4, 1931 – September 6, 2009)
Ives, Edward D. (September 24, 1925 – August 1, 2009)

Jackson, Michael Joseph (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) Songwriter Website; IMDB; Guardian obit; Times obit
Jarvis, Duane (August 22, 1957 – April 1, 2009) Songwriter LA Times obit
Jayasena, Henry (July 6, 1931 – November 11, 2009) Playwright IMDB; Asian Tribune obit; Lanka Truth
Ji Xianlin (August 6, 1911 – July 11, 2009) China Daily; The China Beat obit (blog)
Jones, Brian (December 10, 1938 – June 25, 2009) Poet Website; Guardian obit
Jones, Richard Lewis (aka Dic yr Hendre) (1934 – August 18, 2009) Guardian obit; Independent obit
Jonke, Gert (February 8, 1946 – January 4, 2009) Guardian obit; Vincent Kling tribute (blog)
Jonquet, Thierry (January 19, 1954 – August 9, 2009) Liberation obit (French link)
Jonsson, Sune (December 20, 1930 – January 30, 2009)
Jorden, William John (May 3, 1923 – February 20, 2009) New York Times obit
Josey, E.J. (January 20, 1924 – July 3, 2009) Librarian Library Journal obit

Kalatozishvili, Mikheil (May 19, 1959 – October 12, 2009) IMDB; Times obit; Russian Film tribute (blog)
Kaminsky, Stuart M. (September 29, 1934 – October 9, 2009) IMDB; New York Times obit; Confessions Of An Idiosyncratic Mind tribute (blog)
Kamisaka, Fuyoko (Yoshiko Niwa) (June 10, 1930 – April 14, 2009) Japan Times obit
Kandel, Lenore (January 14, 1932 – October 18, 2009) The Divine Animal; SFGate obit
Kaufman, Millard (March 12, 1917 – March 14, 2009) IMDB; LA Times obit; New York Times obit
Kaufman, Rose (March 30, 1939 – December 7, 2009) Screenwriter IMDB; LA Times obit; SFGate obit; EInsiders.com obit
Kapeliouk, Amnon (אמנון קפליוק) (December 22, 1931 – June 26, 2009) Guardian obit; Haaretz obit; countercurrents.org tribute
Keel, John Alva (Alva John Keel) (March 25, 1930 – July 3, 2009) Website; Telegraph obit; Cryptomundo tribute; The Blog of Death tribute
Kelton, Elmer Stephen (April 29, 1926 – Auust 22, 2009) IMDB; Website; Macmillan Author page; New York Times obit; Washington Post obit; San Angelo Standard-Times obit; Biography
Kemp, Jack (July 13, 1935 – May 2, 2009) New York Times obit; Telegraph obit
Kenan, Amos (עמוס קינן) (May 2, 1927 – August 4, 2009) IMDB; Haaretz obit; New York Times obit; Uri Avnery tribute
Kendall, Robert (June 26, 1927 – November 16, 2009) IMDB; Hollywood Reporter obit
Kennedy, Ludovic Henry Coverley (November 3, 1919 – October 18, 2009) IMDB; New York Times obit; Guardian obit; Independent obit; Telegraph obit; Times obit
Kern, Alfred (Alfred Cohen) (August 8, 1924 – June 2, 2009)
Keysell, Pat (June 7, 1926 – October 31, 2009) IMDB; Guardian obit
Kezich, Tullio (September 17, 1928 – August 17, 2009) IMDB; Entertainment Daily obit; Variety obit
Kiernan, Victor (September 4, 1913 – February 17, 2009) Guardian obit; Independent obit
Király, Dr. Béla (April 14, 1912 – July 4, 2009) New York Times obit; Telegraph obit; Times obit; Austin Bay tribute
Kirkup, James Falconer (April 23, 1918 – May 10, 2009) Independent obit; Telegraph obit; Times obit
Klein, Alvin (1938 – February 28, 2009) New York Times obit; Courant.com
Klein, Herbert G. (April 1, 1918 – July 2, 2009) LA Times obit; New York Times obit; San Diego Union-Tribune obit
Klein, Martin J. (June 25, 1924 – March 28, 2009) New York Times obit; PhysOrg.com obit
Knopf, Alfred A. (Jr.) (June 17, 1918 – February 14, 2009) co-founder: Atheneum; Website; New York Times obit
Kołakowski, Leszek (October 23, 1927 – July 17, 2009) New York Times obit; Guardian obit; Telegraph obit; Times obit; Open Democracy obit
Kollock, Peter (November 1, 1959 – January 10, 2009) Daily Bruin obit; UCLA Today obit; Connected Action tribute (blog)
Koyama, Kosuke (December 10, 1929 – March 25, 2009) New York Times obit
Krekel, Tim (October 10, 1950 – June 24, 2009) Songwriter IMDB; Website; Rolling Stone obit
Kristol, Irving (January 22, 1920 – September 18, 2009) Journalist Huffington Post obit; New York Times obit; Washington Post obit
Kroeber, Karl (1926 – November 8, 2009) Website; Blog: The Bwog; Columbia Spectator obit
Krug, Judith Fingeret (March 15, 1940 – April 11, 2009) co-founder: Banned Books Week; LA Times obit; Chicago Tribune obit; Huffington Post obit; New York Times obit; Washington Post obit; ALA: Freedom To Read; Banned Books Online
Kurimoto, Kaoru (February 13, 1953 – May 26, 2009) Website (Japanese link)
Kurzem, Mark (January 29, 1957 – November 22, 2009) Times obit
Kuskin, Karla (July 17, 1932 – August 20, 2009) Website; LA Times obit; New York Times obit
Kyrklund, Paul Wilhelm (February 27, 1921 – June 27, 2009)

Any addictions, corrections and links to original sources appreciated. There are conflicting resources available for some of those listed here, and it has been a struggle to cut through to the facts. I’ll ask you to keep all comments relevant, and – if possible – supply more information to complete the list.

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