Dr. William T. Close

 

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: surgeon and father of actress Glenn Close who had played an important role in 1976 in controlling the first epidemic of the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever in central Africa and preventing it from spreading.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: June 7, 1924

 

Died: January 15, 2009

 

Location: Big Piney, Wyoming