Deaths in October 2000

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The following is a list of notable deaths in October 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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Robert Allen Deitcher was a pianist and an arranger and writer of music for popular songs. Died from Colon cancer.

"(There's No Place Like) Home for the Holidays" is a popular song, commonly associated with the Christmas and holiday season.

"Everybody Loves a Lover" is a popular song which was a hit single for Doris Day in 1958. Its lyricist, Richard Adler, and its composer, Robert Allen, were both best known for collaborations with other partners. The music Allen composed, aside from this song, was usually for collaborations with Al Stillman, and Adler wrote the lyrics after the 1955 death of his usual composing partner, Jerry Ross.

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Amadou Karim Gaye was a Senegalese veterinarian, physician and politician from Saint-Louis. He served as Foreign Minister of Senegal from 1968–1972.

Elek Schwartz Footballer, football manager

Alexandru "Elek" Schwartz was a Romanian footballer and coach of the Dutch national football team. With S.L. Benfica he won the national Championship and Cup trophies of 1965 and led the club into the final of the European Champion Clubs' Cup.

Victor Thomas 'Tom' Wilfred Troman was an English cricketer. Troman was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace. He was born in Wednesbury, Staffordshire.

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Peter Anthony Baker was an English cricketer. Baker was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off break, although he primarily played as a wicketkeeper. He was born at Crowthorne, Berkshire and educated at Cheltenham College.

Benjamin Orr American musician

Benjamin Orzechowski, known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as a singer, bassist and co founder of the rock band the Cars. He sang lead vocals on several of their best known songs, including "Just What I Needed", "Let's Go" and "Drive". He also scored a moderate solo hit with "Stay the Night."

The Cars American pop-rock band

The Cars were an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s. The band originated in Boston in 1976, with singer, rhythm guitarist, and songwriter Ric Ocasek; bassist and singer Benjamin Orr; lead guitarist Elliot Easton; keyboardist Greg Hawkes; and drummer David Robinson.

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Squadron Leader Alfred Lammer DFC and Bar was an Austrian-born pilot who flew with the Royal Air Force in World War II. He flew with RAF Fighter Command between 10 July and 31 October 1940, thereby qualifying for the Battle of Britain clasp to the 1939–45 campaign star. On the official Royal Air Force list of Battle of Britain combatants he is recorded as being stateless.

Charles Frank Oertel was a professional baseball player. He played 14 games in Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles in 1958, mostly as a pinch hitter, but he did play two games in the outfield. He did hit one home run, which came against future Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning.

Michael Smith (chemist) Canadian Nobel laureate in chemistry

Michael Smith was a British-born Canadian biochemist and businessman. He shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Kary Mullis for his work in developing site-directed mutagenesis. Following a PhD in 1956 from the University of Manchester, he undertook postdoctoral research with Har Gobind Khorana at the British Columbia Research Council in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Subsequently, Smith worked at the Fisheries Research Board of Canada Laboratory in Vancouver before being appointed a professor of biochemistry in the UBC Faculty of Medicine in 1966. Smith's career included roles as the founding director of the UBC Biotechnology Laboratory and the founding scientific leader of the Protein Engineering Network of Centres of Excellence (PENCE). In 1996 he was named Peter Wall Distinguished Professor of Biotechnology. Subsequently he became the founding director of the Genome Sequencing Centre at the BC Cancer Research Centre.

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Johanna Döbereiner Brazilian agronomist (1924–2000)

Johanna Liesbeth Kubelka Döbereiner was a Brazilian agronomist. Her family were German Czechoslovakians from Aussig in Bohemia, who left the country after World War II. Her father was the Professor Paul Kubelka. Her name Döbereiner came from her husband Jürgen Döbereiner, that she met in Munich. Interesting, her name became similar to the famous chemistry Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, which born in Hof, Bavaria, in the border with Bohemia.

Ruth Ellis (activist) LGBT rights activist

Ruth Charlotte Ellis was an African-American woman who became widely known as the oldest surviving open lesbian, and LGBT rights activist at the age of 100, her life being celebrated in Yvonne Welbon's documentary film Living With Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @ 100.

Cătălin Hîldan Romanian footballer

Cătălin George Hîldan was a Romanian association football midfielder who played for FC Dinamo Bucureşti and the Romanian national team. In 2006, he was named one of the 100 Greatest Romanians in a nationwide poll.

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References

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