Noriega, a onetime friend of the US, was ousted by American troops in 1989.
Frank Deford, 78, acclaimed sports journalist and commentator
Mr. Deford spent decades at Sports Illustrated and also made a weekly appearance on NPR’s “Morning Edition.”
Bill McMahon, 58, golfer who inspired others after going blind
Mr. McMahon said that after losing his sight, “not a day has gone by when I haven’t thought about playing, talking about, or introducing golf to others.”
Paul F. Nace Jr., 73; was consultant in ’04 Kerry campaign
Mr. Nace was a Gloucester resident who developed biofuels technology in more recent years and was a Boston real estate developer.
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Mr. Mitsotakis was remembered for fierce confrontations with Greece’s liberal and socialist parties as well as early free-market reforms.
Ms. Lyng not only inspired the original show and starred in its original cast; she also invested her comic talent and meager financial resources in it.
Ms. Upton founded the multimillion-dollar home fragrance company thanks to a popular homemade mix she concocted.
Mr. Martin became a fan favorite with his portrayal of the charming cowboy.
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Jim Bunning, 85, Hall of Fame pitcher who was later US senator
Senator Bunning parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser to Jimmy Carter, dies at 89
Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish strategic theorist who was national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, died on Friday.
Denis Johnson, 67, acclaimed author of fiction and poetry
Mr. Johnson was best known for his story collection “Jesus’ Son,” which tells of crime, violence, substance abuse, and the worst of luck.
Laura Biagiotti, 73, Italian fashion designer
Ms. Biagiotti conquered global markets with her soft, loose women’s clothes and luxurious knits.
Michael Bliss, 76, historian who dispelled myths of insulin’s discovery
While chronicling the infighting among the researchers, “The Discovery of Insulin” also illuminated the science of endocrinology.
Arthur St. John, 96, beloved Market Basket employee
Mr. St. John worked as a part-time bagger in the Stratham store of Market Basket for 26 years.
Jerry Perenchio, 86, media mogul
Mr. Perenchio helped produce hit TV shows and sporting events and turned Univision into a major Spanish-language network.
Robert Boyle, 88, writer, watchdog of rivers, wildlife
Mr. Boyle became the unofficial guardian of the Hudson River as a crusading conservationist and a founder of a widely replicated watchdog group called Riverkeeper.
Al Vecchione; helped build ‘PBS NewsHour’
Mr. Vecchione, an immigrant’s son, was an unlikely helmsman of the ‘‘NewsHour’’ program.
Dina Merrill, 93, an heiress, a rebel, and, briefly, a Hollywood star
Starting in the 1950s, Ms. Merrill appeared in more than 100 films and television programs.
Barbara Smith Conrad; opera star found self in middle of civil rights fight
Ms. Conrad sang on the most illustrious stages of the world, from New York’s Metropolitan Opera to the Vienna State Opera.
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.
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.
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.
Bill White, 77, defenseman who starred for Chicago, Team Canada
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.
Roxcy Bolton, 90, feminist who fought for Equal Rights Amendment
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.
Jean Fritz, 101, prolific author of history books for children
Part of Mrs. Fritz’s inspiration for exploring American history came from her childhood, which was spent in China.
William Brohn, 84, who made Broadway orchestras sing
Mr. Brohn worked on more than a dozen Broadway shows and won a Tony in 1998 for “Ragtime.”
Jerry Canterbury, 78, whose paralysis led to informed consent laws
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.
Stanley Greene, teller of uncomfortable truths, dies at 68
Greene’s fearlessness in the most perilous of places made him one of the leading war photographers of his generation.
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.”