Deaths in March 2000

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The following is a list of notable deaths in March 2000.

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Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

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Odell Barnes, Jr. was a Texas man convicted of the 1989 murder of Helen Bass. During the later stages of Barnes' legal appeals, human rights groups and anti-death penalty advocates raised questions about Barnes' murder conviction, leading to international media attention and diplomatic protests from the government of France. Barnes was executed on March 1, 2000.

Vlastimir Peričić Serbian composer

Vlastimir Peričić was a Serbian composer and one of the most important theoreticians of Serbian music, well-known musicologist and the author of extremely valuable university textbooks, as well as a corresponding member of the Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Mark Yevtyukhin Russian military officer

Mark Nikolayevich Yevtyukhin was a Russian Lieutenant-Colonel and Commander of the Pskov-based 2nd Battalion, 104th Guards Airborne Regiment, 76th Guards Airborne Division, who was killed in action during the Battle for Height 776.0 near Ulus-Kert, Chechnya. For his actions in that battle, he was posthumously honoured as a Hero of the Russian Federation.

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William Daniel "Danny" Musser was a Major League Baseball third baseman who played for the Washington Senators in 1932. He played in only one game in his entire career, collecting one hit in two at-bats.

John Edward Robinson was an American professional baseball player, a right-handed pitcher whose career lasted eleven seasons. He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

Sandra Schmirler World & Olympic champion curler

Sandra Marie Schmirler, was a Canadian curler who captured three Canadian Curling Championships and three World Curling Championships. Schmirler also skipped (captained) her Canadian team to a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics, the first year women's curling was a medal sport. At tournaments where she was not competing, Schmirler sometimes worked as a commentator for CBC Sports, which popularized her nickname "Schmirler the Curler" and claimed she was the only person who had a name that rhymed with the sport she played. She died in 2000 at 36 of cancer, leaving a legacy that extended outside of curling. Schmirler was honoured posthumously with an induction into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame and was awarded the World Curling Freytag Award, which later led to her induction into the World Curling Federation Hall of Fame.

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Joseph Robert Kayll, was a Royal Air Force fighter pilot and flying ace of the Second World War.

Beryl McBurnie Trinidad and Tobago dancer

Beryl Eugenia McBurnie was a Trinidadian dancer. She established the Little Carib Theatre, and promoted the culture and arts of Trinidad and Tobago as her life's work. She helped to promote the cultural legitimacy of Trinidad and Tobago that would ultimately arm its people to handle independence psychologically and healthily. McBurnie dedicated her life to dance, becoming one of the greatest influences on modern Trinidadian pop culture.

Antonio "Toni" Ortelli was an Italian alpinist, conductor and composer from the Veneto.

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Władysław Daniłowski was a Polish and American pianist, composer and singer. A pioneer of jazz and tango in Poland, in the United States he is best known as a promoter of polka music. He wrote the score for the first Polish sound film.

Julian Ritter American artist

Julian Ritter was an American painter of Polish-German descent who painted primarily nudes, clowns and portraits.

Donn J. Robertson

Donn John Robertson was a highly decorated officer of the United States Marine Corps with the rank of lieutenant general. He is most noted for his service as commanding general of III Marine Amphibious Force and 1st Marine Division during Vietnam War.

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Lolo Ferrari French adult model, television presenter, pornographic actress and singer (1963–2000)

Lolo Ferrari, born Eve Valois, was a French dancer, pornographic actress, actress and singer billed as "the woman with the largest breasts in the world".

William Leslie Kendall was a British trade unionist.

Roma Mitchell Australian judge

Dame Roma Flinders Mitchell was an Australian lawyer, judge and state governor. Mitchell was the first woman judge in Australia, a Queen's Counsel, a chancellor of an Australian university and the Governor of an Australian state.

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