He formed an imposing tandem on the Black Hawks’ blue line with Pat Stapleton and helped the team reach the playoffs in all seven of his seasons in Chicago.
Roger Moore, at 89; played James Bond 007 times
The British actor brought tongue-in-cheek humor to the James Bond persona and starred for years in “The Saint’’ series on television.
John Sampas, 84; guided Kerouac writings into print
Mr. Sampas, the writer’s brother-in-law, administered the estate of the “On the Road” author.
Cortez Kennedy, 48, dominant lineman
Mr. Kennedy was a hulking force at defensive tackle, the cornerstone of a franchise that had little to cheer about for most of his playing career.
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Ms. Bolton was credited with founding the nation’s first rape treatment center and helped persuade forecasters not to name tropical storms after only women.
Mr. Brohn worked on more than a dozen Broadway shows and won a Tony in 1998 for “Ragtime.”
Mr. Canterbury’s case led to a landmark court ruling that fundamentally transformed how doctors deal with patients in evaluating the risks of potential treatment.
Greene’s fearlessness in the most perilous of places made him one of the leading war photographers of his generation.
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Mary Ellen Colten, 68, director of Center for Survey Research at UMass Boston
Dr. Colten combined scholarly studies with political activism, including with a group of friends known as the Obama Mamas.
Anne R. Dick, 90, memoirist and writer’s muse
The events and emotions of her marriage to Philip K. Dick turn up again and again in his novels, transfigured into science fiction.
Oleg Vidov, 73, Soviet actor who defected to US
Mr. Vidov, a matinee idol in the Soviet Union, enjoyed a long film and TV career in Hollywood.
Neil Rolde, 85, Maine politician, historian
Mr. Rolde was a former state representative who worked to save Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
Wilburn Ross, 94; broke German assault alone
Sergeant Ross fought back eight German counterattacks during a World War II battle in France.
Chris Cornell, 52, singer and founder of Soundgarden, Audioslave
The powerful, dynamic singer died Wednesday night in Detroit of an apparent suicide.
Roger Ailes, 77, media guru and political strategist
The communications maestro created and ruled Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment.
Thomas A. Bolan, 92, understated force in New York law
Mr. Bolan was a founder of the Conservative Party in New York.
Eddie Williams, 84, who ran leading black think tank for decades
Mr. Williams, who marshaled facts and figures to advocate for the political and economic advancement of black people, died Monday in Bethesda, Md.
Chuck Davis, 80, African dance master choreographer
The master choreographer and teacher of traditional African dance styles founded dance companies in North Carolina and New York.
Elizabeth Knox Taylor, 87, cofounder of the Mission Hill School
Ms. Taylor was a lifelong educator devoted to creating open classrooms and giving students opportunities for democratic decision making.
Actor Powers Boothe, 68, known for ‘Deadwood’ and other dark roles
Mr. Boothe won an Emmy in 1980 for outstanding lead actor in a limited series or special for his performance depicting Jim Jones.
Thomas Daily, 89; faced criticism on oversight of pedophile priest
The legacy of Bishop Daily, a Belmont native, was the target of criticism over how he had handled the sexual abuse scandals.
Brad Grey, 59; set up new way to create TV hit series
His sometimes contentious four-decade run in show business ended on a down note, but Mr. Grey may be remembered for helping to change how the gears of Hollywood grind.
Steve Palermo, 67; popular umpire was shot while breaking up a robbery
Mr. Palermo grew up in Massachusetts and was one of the top umpires in Major League Baseball.
Pete Hamilton, 74, local racer with ‘stars in his eyes’ who won Daytona 500
Mr. Hamilton, a graduate of the former Newton High School, started his racing career at the old Norwood Arena race track.
Yale Lary, 86; helped lead Lions to three titles
Mr. Lary was a Hall of Fame safety who also served in the Army.
Former Finnish President Mauno Koivisto; at 93
Mr. Koivisto, led the Nordic nation out of the shadow of its huge eastern neighbor, the Soviet Union, and into the European Union.
Nicholas Sand, 75, chemist sought to bring LSD to the world
Mr. Sand’s most celebrated product, known as Orange Sunshine for the color of the tablets it came in, became a signature drug of the late 1960s.
Henry Chung, 98; helped bring Hunan’s flaovrs to America
Mr. Chung opened one of the first US restaurants to specialize in spicy Hunanese cuisine.
Allan H. Meltzer, 89, conservative economist
Dr. Meltzer, a Boston native, was credited with coining the anti-bailout slogan, “Capitalism without failure is like religion without sin.”
Henri Termeer, key biotech leader who built Genzyme into an industry giant, dead at 71
Mr. Termeer helped build the Cambridge-based firm into a leading biotech company.
Stan Weston, 84; pitched G.I. Joe to Hasbro
When Mr. Weston approached the toy company, he believed he might be able to replicate the success of the Barbie doll.
George Irvine, 69, former college standout, NBA coach
‘‘He had a great basketball mind,’’ said longtime Indiana Pacers executive Donnie Walsh.
Yvette Kaplan, 78, who offered comfort to Dana-Farber patients
Ms. Kaplan also spoke to student groups about her childhood in Budapest during the Holocaust.
Anne Morrissy Merick, 83, pioneering Vietnam War journalist
Ms. Morrisy Merick successfully fought for equal treatment of female reporters during the war.
Christopher Boykin, 45, half of the MTV odd couple ‘Rob & Big’
Mr. Boykin, known as Big Black, was the professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek’s bodyguard and buddy.
Edwin Sherin, 87, theater and ‘Law & Order’ director
Mr. Sherin directed James Earl Jones on Broadway in “The Great White Hope.”
Robert H. Phelps, 97, who oversaw the Globe’s busing coverage
Mr. Phelps was a longtime editor at The Boston Globe and New York Times who oversaw the Globe’s coverage of school desegregation.
Thomas Melville, 86, antiwar protester and one of the ‘Catonsville Nine’
Dr. Melville, a former priest born in Boston, participated in a high-profile act of civil disobedience in 1968: the burning of military draft records.
Don Gordon, 90, McQueen’s sidekick on and off set
Mr. Gordon found steady work in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s as a supporting actor, often playing tough guys.
Zvi Dor-Ner, 75, award-winning documentary producer at WGBH
Mr. Dor-Ner, who loved sailing and had an adventurous spirit, made it his mission to tell stories of daring.
Miriam Gannon, foster mother to more than 70 children; at 82
Mrs. Gannon and her husband, Matthew, adopted many of the children whom they fostered.
A.R. Penck, 77, German neo-expressionist of Cold War era
Mr. Penck’s work brought a new sense of historical and political drama to figurative painting.
Daliah Lavi, 74, actress in both dramas and spoofs
Ms. Lavi, who spoke several languages, became an actress as a teenager while studying ballet in Sweden.
Steven Holcomb, 37, US Olympic bobsledding star
Mr. Holcomb drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight.
Adolph Kiefer, 98, gold-medal backstroker in the 1936 Olympics
Mr. Kiefer might well have become one of America’s greatest Olympic champions if World War II had not intervened.
Mario Maglieri, 93; turned Sunset Strip into rock hot spot
The Hollywood entrepreneur doubled as a godfather figure to generations of rock stars.
Dr. Julius Youngner, 96, polio vaccine pioneer
The inventive virologist’s nearly fatal childhood illness destined him to become a medical researcher and a core member of the team that developed the vaccine.
Gustave Newman, 90, defense lawyer in sensational cases
Mr. Newman was known to genially cajole skeptical juries and cow hostile witnesses with his booming baritone.
Solly Walker, 85; broke racial barrier at St. John’s in basketball
Mr. Walker was a 6-foot-4 standout at Boys High School in Brooklyn before he earned a scholarship to St. John’s.