Al Blasi, at 81; longtime baseball coach, Revere High Hall of Famer

Stationed in Germany when he was serving in the Army, Al Blasi played baseball for his post team.

Mr. Blasi coached baseball for 43 years at Revere High School, where he also taught social studies and history.

Dr. Greer moved to Fall River nearly 60 years ago.

David Greer, at 89; former dean at Brown

Dr. Greer was a founding director of the Nobel-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.

Mrs. Teeters, who joined in 1978, was a liberal economist who often disagreed with policies espoused the more conservative majority of the seven-member board.

Nancy Teeters, at 84; 1st woman named to Federal Reserve Board

Mrs. Teeters, a onetime chief economist for the House Budget Committee, served on the body that sets federal monetary policy.

Coach Victor Tikhonov talked to the Soviet national hockey team during practice for a game in New York in 1979

Viktor Tikhonov, at 84; ‘Miracle on Ice’ game coach; at 84

Mr. Tikhonov’s hockey teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the US in the ‘‘Miracle on Ice.’’

Mr. Barry’s only electorial defeat came afte rhe was convicted of drug possession.

Marion Barry, at 78; charismatic, controversial ex-D.C. mayor

Mr. Barry became a flamboyant and polarizing mayor of Washington, went to prison on cocaine charges and then recaptured City Hall.

Ray Santisi performing at the Top of the Hub restaurant in 1981.

Ray Santisi, 81; Berklee pianist performed and taught jazz stars

Ray Santisi, 81, who died Oct. 28, taught at Berklee College of Music for 57 years.

James A. Lebenthal, at 86; sold municipal bonds

Mr. Lebenthal was widely regarded as a spokesman for the $3.7 trillion municipal bond industry.

Richard Eder, at 82; esteemed critic whose reviews were performances

Mr. Eder, of Cambridge, won a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1987 for the Los Angeles Times and for three decades was a luminary on the Boston literary scene.

Pat Quinn, at 71; made impact in NHL as player, coach, executive

Mr. Quinn, a former defenseman and longtime NHL coach and executive, brought a gruff and passionate presence to hockey across the decades.

Tomas Young, a paralyzed Iraq veteran who was a subject of “Body of War,” with his wife, Claudia Cuellar, in 2013.

Tomas Young, 34; veteran was critical of Iraq War

Mr. Young, who enlisted after 9/11 and served in the Iraq War, was paralyzed from the chest down.

Chief Quinn oversaw a move to computerize Newton’s police records.

William Quinn, 86; ex-Newton police chief

Mr. Quinn was a World War II veteran and considered an innovator in his time as Newton’s top officer.

George H. Painter, 87; judge on futures panel

Mr. Painter served 35 years as a judge at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which oversees trading of the nation’s most important commodities.


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Avery Miraglia, 13, (left) and his father, Joe, of Ashfield were on the lookout for a wild turkey in April.

In pursuit of wild turkeys

Turkeys may stroll through suburban neighborhoods this time of year, but it’s no easy task to take one from the woods in time for Thanksgiving.