Deaths in 2017: Wikipedia
Mary Tyler Moore, 80, American actress (The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ordinary People) and philanthropist (JDRF), complications from pneumonia.
Butch Trucks, 69, American drummer (The Allman Brothers Band).
Gil Ray, 60, American rock musician (Game Theory, The Loud Family), cancer.
Harry Mathews, 86, American author.
Buchi Emecheta, 72, Nigerian novelist (The Bride Price, The Joys of Motherhood, Gwendolen).
Stephen P. Cohen, 71, Canadian academic.