Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, 93; Polish resistance fighter

Wladyslaw Bartoszewski marked the the 72d anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on Sunday. He served twice as Poland’s foreign minister.

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Mr. Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner, later served twice as the country’s foreign minister.

President Obama awarded the 2013 National Humanities Medal to Dr. Abrams during a ceremony at the White House.

M.H. Abrams, 102; professor shaped study of Romanticism

Dr. Abrams, a Harvard graduate, edited the first seven editions of “The Norton Anthology of English Literature,” a virtual Bible in literature survey courses.

Ms. Keefe was petite, but Rockwell wanted Rosie to show strength and modeled her body on Michelangelo’s Isaiah.

Mary Keefe, 92; Norman Rockwell’s model for Rosie the Riveter

Ms. Keefe was a 19-year-old telephone operator when she posed for the painting, which landed on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.

Dr. Bergmann was always ready to challenge the prevailing orthodoxies.

Barbara Bergmann, 87; expert in gender study

Dr. Bergmann also overcame barriers to women in the world of academic economics.

Elio Toaff became chief rabbi of Rome in 1951.

Elio Toaff, 99; Rome rabbi helped mend Catholic-Jewish ties

Rabbi Toaff helped set Judaism and the Catholic Church on the path to reconciliation after centuries of distrust.

Ms. Willis posed in 1998 near the sign she designed. But she said she was never happy with the word “fabulous.”

Betty Willis, 91; created iconic Vegas welcome sign

Ms. Willis worked as a commercial artist in Los Angeles and Las Vegas before designing the landmark.

Donald Quayle, first president of NPR; at 84

Mr. Quayle also served as general manager at WGBH radio in the early 1960s.

Lois Lilienstein, 78; shined on songs, show for children

Mrs. Lilienstein’s sunny personality and tuneful, bell-clear voice were central to performances of a Canadian singing group popular among young children.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/200_th_tsien.jpg T. H. Tsien, 105; scholar of Chinese books

In 1941, Dr. Tsien risked his life to smuggle tens of thousands of rare volumes to safety amid the Japanese occupation of Shanghai.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/200_irwin_schatz.jpg Irwin Schatz, 83; rare critic of Tuskegee study

Dr. Schatz was so appalled by the syphilis experiment using uneducated black men in Tuskegee, Ala., that he wrote the study’s author to protest.

Bob Carroll.

Bob Carroll, 90; Edgartown official owned restaurant, hotels

Mr. Carroll had a long history on Martha’s Vineyard, including flying Senator Edward Kennedy to Cape Cod after the crash at Chappaquiddick.

Mr. Taubman supported stem-cell research and donated millions of dollars.

Alfred Taubman, 91; philanthropist, builder of malls

Mr. Taubman’s successes were clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career.