Frank Rando, 89, multisport star at Northeastern

Mr. Rando played football, hockey, and baseball at Northeastern, hitting a team-high .371 in 1949. He arrived at the university after two years with the Navy installing telephone lines on Saipan and Guam.

Northeastern University

Mr. Rando, who died July 10, was a founder of Friends of Northeastern University Baseball.

// David Horowitz, 86; helped make Bill Clinton a media darling

Mr. Horowitz helped reverse the future president’s public perception from a bloviating convention speaker to a groovy, self-deprecating saxophonist.

// Robert Morgan, 90; cast crucial votes for Panama Canal treaties

The decision brought a swift end to Mr. Morgan’s Senate career, but he stood by it all his life.

// Dennis Green, 67, former NFL coach

Mr. Green, a trailblazing coach, led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals.

// Betsy Bloomingdale, 93, philanthropist and friend to elite

The department store heir’s widow hobnobbed with the world’s elite, and epitomized high fashion.

Tom Kibble, 83, physicist helped discover Higgs mechanism

Dr. Kibble’s research was at the root of at least three seminal discoveries that earned others the Nobel prize.

// Ruth Grossman Sidel, a professor and writer

Dr. Sidel interviewed scores of poor women over the years and wove their voices and stories into her books.

// William Gaines, 82, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter

Mr. Gaines won praise from fellow reporters for his ability to decipher complicated government documents.