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Mike Pyle, 76, American football player (Chicago Bears), 1963 NFL Champion.
Buddy Emmons, 78, American steel guitarist.
Yakub Memon, 53, Indian terrorist, convicted of financing the 1993 Bombay bombings, execution by hanging.
Sir John Todd, 88, New Zealand businessman (Todd Corporation) and philanthropist.
Jan Kulczyk, 65, Polish businessman (Kulczyk Investments), wealthiest person in Poland, complications of heart surgery.
Abdul Latif Talukder, 75, Bangladeshi accused war criminal (Shankharikathi massacre).
Edward Natapei, 61, Ni-Vanuatu politician, President (1999), Prime Minister (2001–2004, 2008–2009, 2009–2010, 2011), MP (1983–2008).
Rusty Nails, 87, American children’s entertainer.
Suniti Solomon, 76, Indian doctor, AIDS researcher.
Rickey Grundy, 56, American gospel musician.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, 83, Indian scientist and politician, President (2002–2007), heart attack.
Bob Kauffman, 69, American basketball player and coach.
Ivan Moravec, 84, Czech concert pianist.
Samuel Pisar, 86, Polish-born American lawyer, writer and Holocaust survivor, pneumonia.
Richard Bass, 85, American ski executive and mountaineer, co-founder of Snowbird Ski Resort, first person to climb the Seven Summits, pulmonary fibrosis.
Vic Firth, 85, American musician and percussion mallet manufacturer, pancreatic cancer.
Ann Rule, 83, American true crime author (The Stranger Beside Me), heart failure.