Deaths in 2017: Wikipedia
René Préval, 74, Haitian politician, Prime Minister (1991), President (1996–2001, 2006–2011).
Vladimir Tadej, 91, Croatian filmmaker.
Jins Shamsuddin, 81, Malaysian actor (Bidasari), director and politician, member of the Dewan Negara (2004–2008), choked.
David Rubinger, 92, Austrian-born Israeli photographer.
Wally Pikal, 90, American musician.
Shirley Palesh, 87, American baseball player (AAGPBL).
Gustav Metzger, 90, German-born stateless auto-destructive artist.
Pierre Guénin, 90, French journalist, magazine publisher and gay rights activist.
Paula Fox, 93, American writer (The Slave Dancer).
Howard Schmidt, 67, American cybersecurity advisor, cancer.
Misha Mengelberg, 81, Dutch jazz pianist and composer.
Miriam Colón, 80, Puerto Rican actress (Scarface, Goal!, All the Pretty Horses), pulmonary infection.