Deaths in November 2003

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

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

November 2003

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Carolyn Louise Baylies, was an American academic and activist. She was particularly active in the fields of health and sociology of the third world and international development, and especially on the gendered aspects of development. Baylies was particularly notable for her work on the ways in which the AIDS epidemic threatened existing social structures and food security, a connection which she was one of the first to make.

Michael DeSisto American educator, founder and director of the DeSisto Schools

A. (Albert) Michael DeSisto was an American educator best known for founding and directing the DeSisto Schools.

Walter Brian Harland was a British geologist at the Department of Geology, later University of Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences, England, from 1948 to 2003. He was a leading figure in geological exploration and research in Svalbard, organising over 40 Cambridge Spitsbergen Expeditions (CSE) and in 1975 founded the Cambridge Arctic Shelf Programme (CASP) as a research institute to continue this work. He was first secretary of the International Geological Correlation Programme from 1969 until UNESCO could take over in 1972, and was a driving force in setting criteria and standards in stratigraphy and producing 4 editions of the geological time scale in 1964, 1971, 1982 and 1989. He also edited the international Geological Magazine for 30 years. In 1968, he was honoured with the Royal Geographical Society Gold Medal for Arctic exploration and research.

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Bukari Kpegla Adama was a Ghanaian politician and a minister of state in the Second Republic.

Christabel Bielenberg German resistance member

Christabel Bielenberg was a British writer who was married to a German lawyer, Peter Bielenberg. She described her experiences living in Germany during the Second World War in two books: The Past is Myself (1968) and The Road Ahead. She was educated at St Margaret's School, Bushey, Hertfordshire.

William F. Borgmann American football player and coach

William F. "Bill" Borgmann was an American football player and coach and businessman. He was a lineman for the undefeated national champion 1932 and 1933 Michigan Wolverines football teams and a line-mate of future President Gerald Ford on the 1934 team. He was also an assistant football coach on Michigan's 1935 team.

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Aaron Bridgers was an African-American jazz pianist who moved to Paris, in 1947. Bridgers was jazz composer Billy Strayhorn's lover from 1939 until Bridgers' move to France.

Rasul Gamzatov probably the most famous poet writing in the Avar language

Rasul Gamzatovich Gamzatov was a popular Avar poet. Among his poems was Zhuravli, which became a well-known Soviet song.

Dagestan First-level administrative division of Russia

Dagestan, officially the Republic of Dagestan, is a federal subject of Russia, located in the North Caucasus region. Its capital and largest city is Makhachkala, centrally located on the Caspian Sea coast.

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R. M. Williams Australian businessman

Reginald Murray Williams AO, CMG was an Australian bushman and entrepreneur who rose from a swagman to a millionaire. Widely known as just 'R.M.', he was born at Belalie North near Jamestown in the Mid North of South Australia, 200 kilometres north of Adelaide, into a pioneering settler family working and training horses. R.M. had many adventures in Australia's rugged outback as a bushman, and became known for creating an Australian style of bushwear recognised worldwide.

Charles Causley British poet and educator

Charles Stanley Causley, CBE, FRSL was a Cornish poet, schoolmaster and writer. His work is noted for its simplicity and directness and for its associations with folklore, especially when linked to his native Cornwall.

Ken Gampu was a South African actor.

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Dorothy Fay actress

Dorothy Fay was an American actress mainly known for her appearances in Western movies, including several with her husband-to-be Tex Ritter. She was the mother of John Ritter and paternal grandmother of Jason Ritter and Tyler Ritter.

Bobby Hatfield American singer

Robert Lee Hatfield was an American singer, best known as one half of the Righteous Brothers. He sang the tenor part for the duo, but his most recognizable work is his 1965 recording of "Unchained Melody" which he performed as a solo.

The Righteous Brothers American singing duo

The Righteous Brothers were originally an American musical duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield. They began performing together in 1962 in the Los Angeles area as part of a five-member group called the Paramours, but adopted the name "The Righteous Brothers" when they embarked on their recording career as a duo. Their most active recording period was in the 1960s and 70s, and although the duo was inactive for some years, Hatfield and Medley reunited in 1981 and continued to perform until Hatfield's death in 2003. Their emotive vocal style is sometimes dubbed "blue-eyed soul".

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