The Graveyard

The Lair Of Gary James

2010 – Deaths W-Z

Posted by BigWords on January 4, 2011

Waldron, Ann Wood (December 14, 1924 – July 2, 2010) New York Times obit
Walker, Albertina (August 29, 1929 – October 8, 2010)
Wallot, Jean-Pierre, OC, FRSC (May 22, 1935 – August 30, 2010)
Walters, Eric (July 4, 1937 – August 18, 2010) Journalist
Lady Walton, Susana, MBE (August 30, 1926 – March 21, 2010)
Ward, Colin (August 14, 1924 – February 11, 2010) The Anarchist Library; Guardian obit; Independent obit; Telegraph obit; Times obit
Warren, Mary Anne (August 17, 1946 – August 9, 2010)
Watkins, Alan Rhun (April 3, 1933 – May 8, 2010) Political columnist Independent columns; Telegraph obit; Times obit
Wattar, Tahir (al-Tahir Wattar) (1936 – August 12, 2010)
Weaver, Kenneth Franklin (November 29, 1915 – September 20, 2010) National Geographic writer and editor
Webb, Sharon (February 29, 1936 – April 29, 2010) Encyclopedia Of Science Fiction bio
Weber, David Joseph (December 20, 1940 – August 20, 2010) Historian
Wedlock, Fred (May 23, 1942 – March 4, 2010) Songwriter website
Weismiller, Edward Ronald (August 3, 1915 – August 25, 2010) Poet and scholar
Weiss, George David (April 9, 1921 – August 23, 2010) Songwriter
Welles, Christopher Jewett “Chris” (December 11, 1937 – June 19, 2010) Business journalist
Wells, Colin Michael (November 15, 1933 – March 11, 2010) Historian Times obit
Welsh, Donald Emory (October 6, 1943 – February 6, 2010) Publisher
West, Bernie (May 30, 1918 – July 29, 2010) Screenwriter IMDB; New York Times obit
Wheeler, John “Jack” P., III (1944 – December 2010)
Whitman, The Reverend Robert Shaw Sturgis (July 27, 1915 – February 9, 2010)
Wieghart, James Gerard (August 16, 1933 – February 21, 2010) Editor and journalist
Wijn, Pieter Cornelis (May 17, 1929 – October 6, 2010) Comic-book creator
Willensky, Elliot A. (1943 – March 29, 2010) Composer
Williams, Brian (1956 – October 4, 2010) Illustrator
Williams, Eric Cyril (1918 – 2010)
Williams, Professor George Christopher (May 12, 1926 – September 8, 2010)
Williamson, Al (March 21, 1931 – June 12, 2010) Comic-book artist Lambiek; Mark Evanier tribute; Comic Book Resources tributes; The Comics Reporter obit; Dark Horse Comics tribute; Guardian obit; io9 gallery
Williamson, James (1983 – 2010) Journalist
Willis, John Alvin (October 16, 1916 – June 25, 2010)
Wilson, Ed (Edson Vieira de Barros) (July 29, 1945 – October 3, 2010) Songwriter
Wilson, William Proctor (July 2, 1921 – March 7, 2010) CEO of Butterick Publishing Company
Windham, Donald (July 2, 1920 – May 31, 2010) New York Times obit; Telegraph obit
Winslow, Donald James (1911 – 10 July 2010)
Winslow Tom (Thomas Griffin Winslow) (November 13, 1940 – October 23, 2010) Songwriter
Winstone, Harry Victor Frederick, FRGS (August 3, 1926 – February 10, 2010) Author and journalist Independent obit
Winters, Kathleen (1949 – 2010) website
Wisdom, Sir Norman Joseph, OBE (February 4, 1915 – October 4, 2010) website; IMDB; Guardian obit; Telegraph obit
Wiseman, Donald John, OBE, FBA (October 25, 1918 – February 2, 2010) Academic
Wolfenstein, Eugene Victor (July 9, 1940 – December 15, 2010)
Wolper, David Lloyd (January 11, 1928 – August 10, 2010) website; IMDB
Wong Tin-Lam (September 11, 1928 – November 16, 2010) Screenwriter IMDB
Wooding, Geoffrey (February 20, 1954 – January 26, 2010) Architect
Woodson, Ali-Ollie (September 12, 1951 – May 30, 2010) Songwriter website; Independent obit; New York Times obit
Wright, Claud William (January 9, 1917 – February 15, 2010)
Wright, Lionel Percy (Lan Wright) (July 8, 1923 – 2010) SF author
Wrightson, Patricia (June 21, 1921 – March 15, 2010) Guardian obit; Misrule tribute (blog); Times obit
Wussler, Robert J. (September 8, 1936 – June 5, 2010) Journalist and co-founder of CNN Boston.com obit; LA Times obit; New York Times obit

Xenides, Adriana (Adriana Coutsaimanis) (January 9, 1956 – June 7, 2010)

Yan, Romina (Romina Yankelevich De Giaccomi) (September 5, 1974 – September 28, 2010) Screenwriter IMDB
Yanovskiy, Rudolph Grigorjevich (Рудольф Григорьевич Яновский) (June 16, 1929 – January 13, 2010) Philosopher
Young, Betty Lou (May 18, 1919 – July 1, 2010)
Younger, Major-General Allan Elton, DSO OBE (Tony Younger) (May 4, 1919 – July 5, 2010)

Zakariyya, Fouad (1927 – March, 2010) Philosopher
Zenger, Erich (July 9, 1939 – April 4, 2010)
Zeno, Sheikh Muhammad bin Jamil (1925 – October 8, 2010) Scholar
Zia-Zarifi, Abolhassan (August 20, 1926 – October 4, 2010)
Ziegel, Victor “Vic” (August 16, 1937 – July 23, 2010) Sportswriter
Zinn, Howard (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) Author and historian website; Boston.com obit; Guardian obit; New York Times obit; Telegraph obit
Zuyev, Maksim (Макси́м Зу́ев) (November 11, 1975 – March 18, 2010) Blogger and journalist
Zwerin, Mike (May 18, 1930 – April 2, 2010) Author website

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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