Ward Gay, 70; longtime tennis coach, science teacher

Mr. Gay coached tennis at Rindge Tech and later Cambridge Rindge and Latin School for 40 years.

General Hofi laid the groundwork for Israel’s peace with Egypt.

Yitzhak Hofi, 87; Israeli general had key role in Entebbe raid

Gen. Hofi helped coordinate the daring commando raid to free Israeli hostages in Uganda.

Mrs. Davis-Smith made many sacrifices so that her children could flourish.

Linda Carol Davis-Smith, 63; supervisor inspired work ethic

Mrs. Davis-Smith once supervised the New England Telephone Co.’s deaf relay center.

Andy Stapp, founder of the American Servicemen’s Union, worked in its headquarters in New York in 1971.

Andy Stapp, 70; formed soldiers union during Vietnam War

Mr. Stapp expressed his opposition to the Vietnam War by joining the US Army and proceeding to do a very unmilitary thing.

Mr. Sinden, photographed at the Watergate Hotel, in a “London Assurance” role.

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Donald Sinden, 90; multifaceted British actor

Mr. Sinden was known for a plummy voice and robust presence, whether appearing in Shakespeare tragedies or popular sitcoms.

Roy Kral and Jackie Cain, in an undated photo, drew from the Great American Songbook, bossa nova, and cabaret.

Jackie Cain, 86; jazz singer in lauded duo with husband

Ms. Cain teamed with Roy Kral, and they became an acclaimed act on record and stage for more than a half-century.

Tony Auth worked for four decades at the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Tony Auth, at 72; political cartoonist won Pulitzer

For more than 40 years, Mr. Auth drew sharp and often darkly comic lines of attack across the spectrum of American life.