Anthony Smith, at 88; adventurer who crossed the Atlantic by raft

Trained in science at Oxford University, Mr. Smith was a sailor, pilot, and balloonist.

Wah Wah Jones, at 88; Kentucky basketball legend

Mr. Jones, an All-American, was the last surviving member of the Wildcats’ ‘‘Fabulous Five’’ squad that won the 1948 national championship.

Joseph J. Pulgini, at 89; lawyer who represented rights of injured workers

Mr. Pulgini served as a commissioner on the state Industrial Accident Board for more than 15 years.

Augie Rodriguez, at 86; half of mambo royal couple

Mr. Rodriguez was half of the husband-and-wife team who helped turn mambo from a sultry social dance into a dazzling public entertainment.

Rebecca Blunk, at 60; promoted arts

As executive director of the New England Foundation for the Arts, Ms. Blunk was a quiet leader with a strong presence.

Carlo Bergonzi sang in front of Carnegie Hall in 1994.

Carlo Bergonzi, at 90; leading operatic tenor of 20th century

Mr. Bergonzi was renowned for the refined interpretive taste and keen musical intelligence he brought to his art.

The Boston Globe’s first travel writer, Anne Wyman loved action, such as flying with the Navy’s Blue Angels in 1964.

Paul J. Connell /Globe Staff/file 1964

Anne Wyman, at 84; trailblazing journalist who headed Globe’s editorial pages

Ms. Wyman was the Globe’s first full-time travel writer, and also was the first woman appointed to be editor of the editorial pages.

Ms. Goodwin’s financing savvy helped get megahits like “The Phantom of the Opera’’ (here performed by Broadway in Boston) and “Les Misérables’’ into production.

Karen Walter Goodwin, at 66; game-changing producer of Broadway hits

Ms. Goodwin’s financial savvy helped create new sources of capital for theater productions, fueling the success of some of Broadway’s biggest hits.

 John Winkin coached at Husson College at age 84. His teams paid attention to the details.

John Winkin, at 94; longtime college baseball coach in Maine

Known as a fierce competitor and an exacting task master, Coach Winkin spent his entire collegiate managing career at colleges in Maine.

After JPMorgan bought Bear Stearns, Mr. Greenberg was named vice chairman emeritus.

Alan ‘Ace’ Greenberg, at 86; remade Bear Stearns into trading giant

Mr. Greenberg transformed a small bond shop into the fifth-largest US securities firm before it collapsed in 2008.

Henry Hartsfield, right, and Thomas Mattingly practiced in a simulator at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Mr. Hartsfield was an Air Force pilot before joining NASA.

Henry Hartsfield Jr., 80; astronaut on 3 shuttles, Columbia test pilot

Mr. Hartsfield flew as the pilot of the final test flight of Columbia and as commander of the maiden mission of Discovery.