DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Dr. Death (aged 49)
-American professional wrestler
Steven Williams (May 14, 1960 – December 29, 2009) was an American professional wrestler, author, former collegiate football player, and amateur wrestler at the University of Oklahoma. Williams was known as “Dr. Death”, a nickname he acquired in junior high school.
DEATH: The throat cancer eventually returned and Williams’s health gradually worsened. His last public appearance was at the K&S Wrestlefest Wrestling Convention on December 12, 2009, in Carteret, New Jersey. On December 29, 2009, Williams died at St. Anthony Central Hospital in Denver from throat cancer.