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Other notable people we lost in the past year

Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane drew critics’ praise.
Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane drew critics’ praise.(Associated Press/File)

A look at some notable deaths in 2018:

National affairs

Louise Slaughter, representative

Ron Dellums, representative

Paul Laxalt, senator

Joseph Tydings, senator

Zell Miller, senator

John Culver, senator

Linda Brown, civil rights pioneer

Wyatt Tee Walker, civil rights strategist

Connie Kurtz, gay rights activist

Dovey Johnson Roundtree, civil rights lawyer

Rosanell Eaton, voting rights activist

Stansfield Turner, CIA chief

Bernard Trainor, military analyst

Ernest Medina, My Lai figure

Dick Tuck, political prankster

World affairs

Lord Carrington, British foreign secretary

Asma Jahangir, Pakistani rights activist

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Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe prime minister

Johan van Hulst, Holocaust rescuer

Daphne Sheldrick, conservationist

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Indian prime minister

Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Russian rights activist

Film

Nicolas Roeg, director

Verne Troyer, actor

Jerry Maren, actor

Margot Kidder, actress

Sondra Locke, actress

John Gavin, actor, diplomat

Theater, dance, and opera

Nanette Fabray, actress

Donald McKayle, choreographer

Arthur Mitchell, dancer

Liliane Montevecchi, singer

Montserrat Caballe, opera star

Ntozake Shange, playwright

Jerry Frankel, producer

Philip Bosco, actor

Jan Maxwell, actress

Ricky Jay, magician

Sports

Tito Francona (right) was the father of former Red Sox and current Indians manager Terry Francona.
Tito Francona (right) was the father of former Red Sox and current Indians manager Terry Francona.(Jim Davis/Globe Staff/File 2016)

Carmen Cozza , football

Bill Fralic, football

Billy Cannon, football

George Andre, football

Grady Alderman, football

Frank Varrichione, football

George Andrie, football

Tommy McDonald, football

Willie Naulls, basketball

Hal Greer, basketball

Anne Donovan, basketball

Wally Moon, baseball

Tito Francona, baseball

Rusty Staub, baseball

Doug Ford, golf

Maria Bueno, tennis

Manny Ycaza , horse racing

Bob Beattie, skiing

Television and radio

Robin Leach, TV host

Jerry Van Dyke, actor

David Ogden Stiers, actor

Harry Anderson, actor

Joseph Campanella, actor

Clint Walker, actor

Dorothy Malone, actress

Charlotte Rae, actress

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Marty Allen, comedian

Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster

Art Bell, radio host

Joan Konner, producer

Stephen Hillenburg, animator-producer

Literary

Anita Shreve, author

Peter Mayle, author

Ursula K. Le Guin, author

Harlan Ellison, author

Jane Langton, author

Amos Oz, author

J.D. McClatchy, poet

Tom Clark, poet

Russell Freedman, YA author

Richard Peck, YA author

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, critic

The arts

Robert Grossman, illustrator

Mort Walker, cartoonist

Robert Venturi, architect

Sonia Gechtoff, artist

Robert Morris, sculptor

Henry Wessel, photographer

Judith Leiber, handbag artist

Russ Heath, comic-book artist

Media

David Duncan Douglas, photojournalist

Dave Anderson, sportswriter

Nicholas von Hoffman, journalist

Les Payne, journalist

Adam Clymer, journalist

Richard Valeriani, broadcast journalist

Paul Zimmerman, sportswriter

Cynthia Heimel, columnist

Music

Charles Aznavour, singer, actor

Matt Murphy, guitarist

Edwin Hawkins, gospel singer

Yvonne Staples, gospel singer

Marty Balin, singer-songwriter

Tony Joe White, singer-songwriter

Mark E. Smith, singer-songwriter

Nokie Edwards, guitarist

Charles Neville, saxman

D.J. Fontana, drummer

Avicii, DJ-producer

Mac Miller, rap artist

Pete Shelley, punk rocker

Morgana King, jazz singer

George Walker, composer

Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor

Science, medicine, and technology

Thomas Steitz, biochemist

Mathilde Krim, virologist

Leon Lederman, physicist

Jonathan Fine, physician

Joseph Polchinski, physicist

Victor Sidel, public health advocate

Gunter Blobel, cell biologist

Richard Taylor, physicist

Ursula Marvin, geologist

Roy Glauber, physicist

Charles Kao, physicist

Jens Christian Skou, chemist

Paul Boyer, biochemist

Frank Heart, computer pioneer

Business

Russ Solomon, Tower Records founder

Charles Lazarus, Toys “R” Us founder

David Edgerton, Burger King cofounder

Ted Dabney, Atari founder

Sergio Marchionne, Fiat Chrysler chief

Earl Bakken, Medtronic founder

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Barry Rand, Avis CEO

Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA

Academe

Richard Pipes, historian

Stanley Cavell, philosopher

John Hennessey, college dean

Devah Pager, sociologist

Julius Lester, historian

Jonathan Klarfeld, journalist

Joan Braverman Pinck, college administrator

Morris Halle, linguistics scholar

Local

Charles Campion, political aide

John Marttila, campaign manager

Sally Coxe Taylor, MGH volunteer

Muriel Leventhal, philanthropist

Henry Morgenthau, WGBH producer

Larry Coen, actor-director

Peter Simon, photographer

Dennis Krausnick, actor, playwright

Richard Concannon, TV host

John Martin, NESN cameraman

Frederick Berry, state senator

Amy Anthony, housing advocate

Grace Corrigan, school advocate

Cecil Guscott, developer

Joseph Bartley, burger king

Douglass Shand-Tucci, historian

F. Washington Jarvis, educator

Lorna Cooke deVaron, conductor

Jenny Phillips, writer-filmmaker

Sam Cornish, poet

Carrie Dunsmore, attorney, blogger