Mr. Roth won the Pulitzer for fiction in 1998 for his book “American Pastoral.”
Richard Goodwin, 86, Kennedy speechwriter and husband to Doris Kearns Goodwin
Mr. Goodwin died Sunday evening at his home in Concord. His wife said he died after a brief bout with cancer.
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Mr. Lewis traced the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks to a declining Islamic civilization, a controversial view that influenced world opinion.
Miss Mann, winner of the 1965 US Women’s Open, was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1977.
Mr. Indiana’s bold rendering of the word “Love” became one of the most recognizable artworks of the 20th century. He died Saturday at his home in Vinalhaven, Maine.
Mr. Gold, of Greenwich, Conn., created works for “Casablanca,” “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “Alien,” “Mystic River,” and hundreds of other films.
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Billy Cannon, 80; won Heisman Trophy and glory with LSU
Mr. Cannon led the Tigers to a national title in 1958 and won the Heisman in 1959, highlighted by his tackle-breaking 89-yard punt return that beat Ole Miss.
Patricia Morison, 103, Broadway’s first Kate to be kissed
Ms. Morison conquered Broadway in the hit musicals “Kiss Me, Kate” and “The King and I” after finding limited success in Hollywood.
Howard Sachar, 90, GWU scholar and ‘trailblazer’ of Jewish history
Dr. Sachar was a second-generation historian whose most prominent works included the two-volume ‘‘A History of Israel.’’
Charles Assimakopoulos, at 83; trained winning horses at Rockingham Park and Suffolk Downs
Mr. Assimakopoulos, who founded Yasou Stable Trust, became one of New England’s most successful trainers and owners.
Bobbie Louise Hawkins, 87, Beat poet and author
Ms. Hawkins’s work reverberated with her hardscrabble Texas childhood and her belated liberation from an overbearing husband.
Leah Napolin, 83; her ‘Yentl’ adaptation made Broadway
The play’s run on Broadway became a resonant symbol for the second-wave feminist movement in the mid-1970s.
Joseph Campanella, 93, ubiquitous character actor
Mr. Campanella’s TV career began in the 1950s and continued for decades on such shows as “Mannix,” “The Bold Ones,” and “One Day at a Time.”
Tom Murphy, acclaimed Irish playwright, dies at 83
Mr. Murphy was known for penning dark tales told with a rustic musicality and is credited with influencing a younger generation of Irish playwrights.
Richard Pipes, authority on Russia and Soviet Union, Reagan-era hardliner; at 94
Dr. Pipes was a participant in history as well as its student.
Paul Carlin, 86; postmaster general fought his firing
Mr. Carlin was a key player in the old Post Office Department’s shift from a federal agency to the semi-autonomous US Postal Service.
Mike Slive, 77; pushed Southeastern Conference to collegiate successes
Under Mr. Slive’s leadership, the conference became the most powerful conference in college football.
Matt Marks, 38, cutting-edge composer and musician
Mr. Marks was a founding member of the contemporary chamber orchestra Alarm Will Sound.
Andy Johnson, 65, former Patriots running back
Mr. Johnson played for the team from 1974-82.
Tom Wolfe, 88, creative chronicler of America’s idiosyncrasies
Mr. Wolfe exuberantly chronicled American culture before turning his satiric wit to such novels as “The Bonfire of the Vanities” and “A Man in Full.”
Doug Ford, former Masters and PGA champion; at 95
Mr. Ford, who was the oldest surviving Masters champion, won 19 times on the PGA Tour.
Jerrold Meinwald, 91; studied creatures’ chemical signals
Dr. Meinwald’s pathbreaking studies showed how creatures use chemicals to attract mates, repel predators, and send messages back and forth.
Tom Wolfe, pioneering ‘New Journalist,’ dies at 88
Wolfe chronicled everything from hippies to the space race before turning his sharp eye to fiction.
‘He came home and lived his life to the fullest.’ Mass. man who survived Bataan Death March dies at 99
Mr. Pothier received recognition for his valor in recent years. He was 98 when he was awarded a Bronze Star and was promoted to sergeant from corporal last fall.
Ernest Medina, 81, Army captain acquitted in My Lai Massacre
Captain Medina was accused of overall responsibility for the March 1968 mass killings of unarmed South Vietnamese men, women, and children by troops he commanded.
Tessa Jowell, 70, politician who helped bring Olympics to London
The former British culture secretary used her cancer diagnosis to campaign for better treatment.
Margot Kidder, 69, actress who found stardom playing Lois Lane
With a raspy voice and snappy delivery, Ms. Kidder brought the feisty reporter to life in the hit 1978 film “Superman” and three sequels.
Chuck Knox, 86, coach who put three struggling NFL teams in the running
Mr. Knox was a three-time coach of the year who believed so strongly in the running game that he earned the nickname Ground Chuck.
Endicott College president Richard Wylie 77; died days before commencement
Dr. Wylie, president of the college for 31 years, is credited with transforming it and boosting its enrollment and its endowment.
Doreen Simmons, 85, British-born authority on sumo wrestling
The British-born teacher of Latin and Greek settled in Japan in the 1970s and became a renowned authority on sumo wrestling.
Evgeni Vasiukov, 85, Russian chess grandmaster
Mr. Vasiukov was among the world’s best players for more than 15 years and won tournaments in five different decades.
Publisher Peter Mayer dies at age 82
Mr. Mayer acquired such million-selling books as “Up the Down Staircase” and “Jonathan Livingston Seagull”
Bill Foley, 80, amateur golf champion and Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund official
Mr. Foley was past president of the Massachusetts and New England golf associations.
Stanley Falkow, 84; discovered how antibiotic resistance spreads
Over his long career Dr. Falkow won just about every major award in science, including the National Medal of Science.
Charlie Russell, 76, naturalist who befriended bears
Mr. Russell researched grizzly bears by living among them and argued for a view of the animals based on coexistence rather than fear.
Oldest person in US dies; Pennsylvania woman was 114
“She has an amazing spirit,” said a nursing home official last year of Delphine Gibson. “She’s always singing to us or sharing the gospel. She is a treasure to the nation.”
Frank King, 81, an architect of the 1988 Winter Olympics
Mr. King’s worked helped change the face of Calgary, Alberta.
Robert Hall, 96; his inventions ubiquitous, but his death largely unnoticed
Mr. Hall’s legacy can be found at almost every checkout counter at every supermarket, drug store, and more.
Brooks Kerr, piano prodigy and Ellington expert
Mr. Kerr, who was legally blind, often served as the stand-in for the Duke when playing with his orchestra.
Daniel Cohen, who sought justice for Pan Am bombing victims
Mr. Cohen was a children’s book author whose 20-year-old daughter died in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.
Anne V. Coates, 92; admired editor of acclaimed movies
Ms. Coates earned five Academy Award nominations, winning one for “Lawrence of Arabia.”
Anatole Katok, mathematician who explored chaos theory; at 73
Dr. Katok was director of the Center for Dynamics and Geometry at Penn State University.
Christiane Collins, scholar who fought a Columbia gym
Christiane Crasemann Collins was a historian of urban planning who helped make a moment in history herself by defying a bulldozer bent on converting a West Harlem park site into a Columbia University gymnasium.
Edwin Burrows, 74, historian co-wrote ‘Gotham’
The Brooklyn College professor shared the Pulitzer Prize for the narrative “Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898.”
George Deukmejian, former governor of California; at 89
Mr. Deukmejian‘s anti-spending credo earned him the nickname “The Iron Duke.”
Paul J. McManus, 59, judge and longtime public defender
Judge McManus was seated on the Boston Municipal Court in 2015.
Alice Provensen, 99, award-winning children’s book illustrator
Ms. Provensen helped young readers learn about animals and aviators, poems and presidents, Aesop’s fables and Chinese legends.
Donald Seldin, 97; built Texas school into a medical powerhouse
Dr. Seldin is known as the ‘‘intellectual father’’ of UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Aaron Panken, 53, a major force in Reform Judaism
Rabbi Panken expanded the ranks and ambitions of liberal Reform Jewish leaders in North America and in Israel.