Mr. Burger was believed to be the last surviving concentration camp prisoner forced to make counterfeit pound notes in a plan to undermine Britain’s economy.
Rashaan Salaam, 42, Heisman Trophy winner
Mr. Salaam was a first-round selection in the 1995 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears, with whom he played three seasons.
Greg Lake, 69, guitarist/singer with Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Mr. Lake cofounded both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer — bands that helped define progressive rock.
Nguyen Ngoc Luong, 79, journalists’ guide in Vietnam War
Mr. Luong was the last man out the door of the Saigon bureau of The New York Times when the South Vietnamese city fell to communist forces in 1975.
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Glenn will lie in state preceding a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space.
The linebacker helped lead the team to three Super Bowls.
Mr. Williams told The Toronto Star in 1997 that he had been reluctant to take the part because he worried that the series would be silly.
The British character actor often played rogues, but more recently he became familiar to audiences as a wise, blind mentor on the fantasy series “Game of Thrones.”
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Margaret Whitton, baseball fan and ‘Major League’ foil
Ms. Whitton, an avid baseball fan, played the owner who concocts a plan to move the Cleveland Indians to Florida in the 1989 baseball movie comedy.
William Goldberg; lawyer helped immigrants prosper
“He wanted to advise, comfort, and encourage. He wanted to make you feel at ease through humor and respect, a firm handshake,’’ said daughter Debby.
Edward W. ‘Mike’ Kelley Jr., 84; worked to modernize Federal Reserve
Mr. Kelley served 14 years as a member of the Federal Reserve Board.
Nicholas M. Nikitas, developer who ran for lieutenant governor; at 66
Mr. Nikitas, of Plymouth, ran as a Republican in the 1986 election.
Luis Carlos Montalvan, 43; veteran, author criticized war in Iraq
Mr. Montalvan served two tours in Iraq and later wrote a best-selling book about it.
Irving Fradkin, 95, of Fall River; founded Dollars for Scholars
Dr. Fradkin had been struck by how many of his young patients could not afford to go to college.
Sammy Lee, 96, 2-time Olympic diving champion
Dr. Lee later mentored four-time Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis.
Raynoma Gordy Singleton, 79, an early Motown force
Ms. Singleton was the business partner and second wife of Berry Gordy Jr., the record label’s founder.
Alice Drummond, character actress, dies at 88
Ms. Drummond played an array of older women, from mild-mannered to deranged, in blockbuster movies.
Harry Flournoy, 72, captain of groundbreaking NCAA championship team
Mr. Flournoy, a Fall River native, captained the first college basketball team to win the national championship with five black starting players.
Andrew Sachs, 86, hapless waiter on ‘Fawlty Towers’
Mr. Sachs starred as Manuel, the earnest but bumbling waiter who was regularly recruited into the schemes of the hotel owner, Basil Fawlty, played by John Cleese.
Peng Chang-kuei, 98; chef credited with creating General Tso’s chicken
Mr. Peng’s dish, a staple at Chinese restaurants in the US, featured lightly battered pieces of dark chicken fried in a chili-accented sweet-and-sour sauce.
Ousmane Sow, 81, sculptor of African people
Mr. Sow, often called the Auguste Rodin of Senegal, was a physical therapist who became a full-time sculptor in his 50s.
Burton Lee, 86, Reagan AIDS panelist, Bush’s White House physician
Dr. Lee, a cancer specialist , also acted as a policy adviser to President George H.W. Bush.
Erich Bloch, 91, IBM pioneer, director of National Science Foundation
Mr. Bloch established himself as a preeminent engineer in computing at IBM, where he sharpened a competitive streak that he took to the sometimes fusty halls of government.
Stan Huntsman, 84, track and field coach
Mr. Huntsman coached outstanding college track-and-field teams for 39 years and led a dominant US men’s team at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.
Mark Taimanov, 90, virtuoso pianist and Soviet chess champion
Mr. Taimanov became one of the leading Soviet players after World War II, all while pursuing an equally successful career as a classical pianist.
Bruce Mazlish, 93, whose books fused psychoanalysis, history
Mr. Mazlish spent nearly his entire career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Grant Tinker; elevated TV, bolstered NBC
Mr. Tinker was the unseen hand behind many of the most stylish, critically acclaimed sitcoms and dramas on television.
Jim Delligatti, 98; invented iconic Big Mac sandwich
You probably don’t know his name, but you’ve almost certainly devoured his creation: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun.
Dick Marr, 80, coach, mentor, league official
A close friend said Mr. Marr “thought outside the classroom or the game, taking his students and players to new dimensions in life.”
Tony-winner Fritz Weaver, TV and Broadway star, dies at 90
Mr. Weaver played Sherlock Holmes and Shakespearian kings on Broadway while creating memorable roles on TV and film.
Whitney Smith, 76; coined term for scholarly study of flags
Dr. Smith founded the Flag Research Center in Winchester and came up with the term vexillology.
Ron Glass, 71, co-star of TV’s ‘Barney Miller’
Mr. Glass appeared in dozens of shows in a television and film career dating to the early 1970s.
Ruth Page, 95; told radio listeners of nature’s beauty
Mrs. Page was a longtime Vermont Public Radio commentator on environmental issues.
Fidel Castro, 90, nemesis to US and a leading figure in world politics
Mr. Castro imposed socialism on Cuba and survived assassination attempts, an invasion, and isolation as the stubborn nemesis of 10 US presidents.
Cliff Barrows, 93; directed music for Billy Graham’s evangelistic crusades
“Cliff Barrows has led more people in singing than any other man in the world,” Graham said in 1992.
Florence Henderson, 82, upbeat mom of ‘The Brady Bunch’
Ms. Henderson began her career as a soprano in stage musicals in the 1950s but made a lasting impression on television.
Bernardo Alvarez, 60, Chavez’s envoy to US
Mr. Alvarez served as Venezuela’s ambassador to the United States between 2003 and 2010.
Al Caiola, 96, guitarist who played hit theme songs
Mr. Caiola recorded hit versions of the themes from the Westerns “The Magnificent Seven” and “Bonanza.”
Paul Sylbert, award-winning production designer
Mr. Sylbert won an Oscar for his work on Warren Beatty’s “Heaven Can Wait.”
Boo Ferriss, 94; helped lead Sox to 1946 pennant
Mr. Ferriss, who was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2002, was a pitching phenom until shoulder injuries cut short his career.
Ralph Branca; lost famed game, kept dignity
In Mr. Branca’s time with the Dodgers, ‘‘Dem Bums’’ of the early postwar era, at once maddening and beloved, were good yet never quite good enough.
Milt Okun, 92; propelled pop acts to stardom
In an interview with the website Artists House Music in 2011, Mr. Okun said his musical interests transcended pop.
Ruth Gruber, 105, champion and documenter of refugees
In an era when many female reporters were writing for the social pages, Dr. Gruber, as a photographer and reporter, was a dynamic exception.
Diana Balmori, ecologically driven landscape designer
As an academic and author, Ms. Balmori spent much of her career railing against the idea that landscape architecture served simply to beautify buildings.
Pippy O’Connor, 86, inspirational mentor for young golfers
Mrs. O’Connor was inducted into the New England Women’s Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
William Trevor, 88, writer who evoked the struggles of ordinary life
Mr. Trevor’s plots often unfolded in Irish or English villages whose inhabitants waged unequal battle with capricious fate.
Jay W. Forrester, of Concord, computer pioneer; at 98
Professor Forrester taught for decades at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Theodore F. Twardzik, 89, founder of Mrs. T’s Pierogies
Mrs. T’s Pierogies traces its roots to the church fairs of Mr. Twardzik’s childhood, when his mother would sell homemade pierogies.
Mary Mulkerin Donius, 51, writer who brought joy to many
A master of the art of friendship, Mrs. Donius knew how to celebrate life and create fun.