John J. Rizzo, 96, survivor of Cocoanut Grove fire

John Rizzo held a picture of the Cocoanut Grove club at the site a half century after the 1942 fire killed 492 people.

Globe staff/file 1992

Mr. Rizzo, a waiter at the nightclub during the 1942 inferno, survived by breaking a window, and then helped others escape.

// Stanley Dural Jr., 68, musician with Buckwheat Zydeco

Mr. Dural rose from a cotton-picking family in southwest Louisiana to introduce zydeco music to the world.

// Bill Nunn, 63, actor in Spike Lee films

Mr. Nunn appeared in dozens of films and TV programs, including ‘‘New Jack City,’’ Sam Raimi’s ‘‘Spider-Man’’ trilogy, and ‘‘Sirens.’’

Mr. Kelly paused at the grave of Charles Greenwood in Hyde Park’s Fairview Cemetery at the end of a ceremony.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File 1982

John J. Kelly, 67, veteran and activist

Mr. Kelly, who was paralyzed after being wounded, was a longtime mainstay of veterans programs in Greater Boston.

// Ed Temple, 89, track coach who helped break barriers

Mr. Temple was head coach of two US Olympics women’s teams and his Tennessee State athletes won 13 gold medals.