Jane Thompson, 89, award-winning designer, urban planner

Mrs. Thompson advocated for bringing more women into all aspects of design.

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Mrs. Thompson collaborated with her husband on Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Design Research store in Cambridge.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/200_juan_gabriel.jpg Juan Gabriel, 66, top-selling Mexican singer-songwriter

Mr. Gabriel’s ballads and bouncy mariachi tunes became hits worldwide.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_john_mcglynn.jpg John J. McGlynn Sr., 94, former longtime Medford mayor

Mr. McGlynn was a five-term mayor of the city who served as a state representative and was a World War II veteran.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/OBIT_VANGELDER-612.jpg Rudy Van Gelder, 91, engineer who perfected sound of jazz on record

Mr. Van Gelder engineered classic albums by Miles Davis and John Coltrane.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/OBIT_HERMAN-615.JPG Louis Herman, 86, researcher who talked with dolphins

Dr. Herman’s work showed that dolphins could understand and respond to language transmitted by sound and visual signals.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/810881e7338b4d0cb12276fd967f06ee-810881e7338b4d0cb12276fd967f06ee-0-11766-618.jpg John F. Timoney, 68, police official who helped cut crime in 3 cities

The Dublin-born Mr. Timoney developed strategies that evolved how officers interacted with the community.