Deaths in 2017
This is a list of notable deaths associated with Malta in 2017.
Any Maltese personality with some connection to culture (in the broadest sense of the word) may be listed here. Additions which do not cite reliable sources will be removed to the talk page for discussion.
A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:
* Date: Name, Age, Main reason/s for notability, Established cause of death (if known), References.
Please note: names are listed under the date of death, not the date it was announced.
- Tuesday 10 January: Lino Bugeja, 86, Sportsman, Educator, and Ramblers Club President , , , 
- Sunday 22 January: Ramon Casha, 46, Humanist and civil rights campaigner, complications following a motorbike accident in July 2016 , , 
- Sunday 26 February: Rhys Celeste (Microlith), 24, Electronic Music Producer, traffic accident , 
- Tuesday 2 May: Joe Cassar, 70, Politician, Member of Parliament, and Magistrate , , , , 
- Friday 2 June: Mario F. Bezzina, 67, Poet and broadcaster
- Sunday 4 June: Evelyn Arrigo, 70, Broadcaster
- Wednesday 28 June: Pietru Pawl Busuttil, 73, Political frame-up victim and 1st Safi Mayor , , 
- Wednesday 5 July: Beatrice Brockdorff, 56, soprano and vocal coach
- Monday 21 August: John Ellis, ??, lyricist for Sinjur Ġib il-Paċi by The Tramps, winner of Festival Internazzjonali tal-Kanzunetta Maltija 1981 , 
- Monday 26 August: Fr Victor Xuereb SJ, 87, Jesuit Priest and translator of classical literature 
- Monday 16 October: Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, Journalist, assassinated by car bomb