Leonard Nimoy, 83; was TV’s iconic Mr. Spock

Leonard Nimoy gave a lecture to more than 1,000 people at Boston University in May 2011.

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Mr. Nimoy was a son of Boston who created one of the most enduring and beloved characters in modern pop culture.

After leaving M/A-COM, Dr. Gould created the camp to help children with serious illnesses and their families.

Lawrence Gould, 84; former CEO who created Camp Sunshine

Dr. Gould launched the camp for children with life-threatening illnesses and their family members in Casco, Maine.

Mr. Petruccelli found love in the job he was passionate about, marrying ballerina Anamarie Sarazin.

Al Petruccelli, 87; stage manager made magic for audiences

Mr. Petruccelli served for decades in a number of backstage roles for theater, dance, and opera companies in Boston.

Mr. Pfanz had kin who had fought.

Harry W. Pfanz, 93; historian wrote Gettysburg trilogy

Mr. Pfanz was former chief historian of the National Park Service and previously historian of Gettysburg National Military Park.

Earl Lloyd spoke in 2006 during a Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Legacy Symposium in Memphis, Tenn.

Earl Lloyd, 86; was first black player in NBA

Mr. Lloyd broke the league’s racial barrier in 1950 and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003.

South Bend residents William and Rose Michalski paid tribute to the Rev. Hesburgh (below) on the University of Notre Dame campus after his death.

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, 97; influential leader at Notre Dame

The Rev. Hesburgh stood up to both the White House and the Vatican as he transformed Catholic higher education in America.

After turning 100 in 2005, Mr. Kahn was feted at the New York Stock Exchange. His family was studied for their longevity.

Irving Kahn, Wall Street’s oldest stockbroker; at 109

Mr. Kahn got his first job as a runner on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange months before the 1929 market crash.

Dr. Clark in 2006 with the jaws from several sharks.

Eugenie Clark, 92; scholar more at home with sharks

Dr. Clark’s childhood rapture with fish led to a life of scholarly adventure in the littorals and depths of the Seven Seas.

Dori Maynard was a Nieman fellow at Harvard in 1993.

Dori Maynard, 56; educator urged diversity in media

Ms. Maynard once worked as a reporter in Mass. and was a Nieman fellow at Harvard University.

Float designer Raul Rodriguez played a role on one of his Rose Parade entries on Jan. 1, 2007, in Pasadena, Calif.

Raul Rodriguez, celebrated Rose Parade float designer; at 71

Mr. Rodriguez also conceived dazzling confections for other private and public celebrations worldwide.