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  • Mark Medoff, Tony-winning playwright of ‘Children of a Lesser God,’ dies at 79
  • Charity Tillemann-Dick, operatic soprano who drew life and music from transplanted lungs, dies at 35
  • David V. Picker, Hollywood studio chief, dies at 87
  • Warren Adler, best-selling author of ‘The War of the Roses,’ dies at 91
  • Henry Bloch, whose H&R Block became world’s largest tax-services provider, dies at 96
  • Jerrie Cobb, decorated pilot once in line to become first female astronaut, dies at 88
  • Kazuo Koike, creator of ‘Lone Wolf and Cub,’ ‘Lady Snowblood’ manga, dies at 82
  • David Hamburg, honored for efforts to end global violence, dies at 93
  • Mirjana Markovic, wife and political adviser to Serbia’s Slobodan Milosevic, dies at 76
  • Watergate conspirator James McCord Jr. died two years ago. His death was never announced.
  • Monkey Punch, Japanese cartoonist of Lupin III manga and anime series, dies at 81
  • Alan García, ex-president of Peru accused of corruption, fatally shoots himself
  • David Brion Davis, Pulitzer-winning historian who reshaped study of slavery, dies at 92
  • Owen Garriott, astronaut on Skylab, space shuttle, dies at 88
  • Georgia Engel, comic actress memorable on ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ dies at 70
  • John MacLeod, NBA coach who led Phoenix Suns to the 1976 Finals, dies at 81
  • Paul Greengard, Nobel laureate who showed how nerve cells communicate, dies at 93
  • Jonathan Wolman, Detroit News publisher and AP executive, dies at 68
  • Bibi Andersson, Swedish actress and muse of Ingmar Bergman, dies at 83
  • Stanley Plumly, Md. poet laureate who wrote of nature and memory, dies at 79
  • David Thouless, Nobel-winning physicist who explored strange states of matter, dies at 84
  • Forrest Gregg, Hall of Fame tackle for Lombardi’s Green Bay Packers, dies at 85
  • Richard Cole, Air Force pilot and last of the Doolittle Raiders, dies at 103
  • Charles Van Doren, central figure in 1950s quiz-show scandal, dies at 93
  • Marilynn Smith, Hall of Fame golfer who helped found the LPGA, dies at 89
  • Jacob Stein, lawyer in Watergate and Lewinsky episodes, dies at 94
  • Seymour Cassel, mischievous character actor of independent films, dies at 84
  • Cho Yang-ho, Korean Air chairman charged with embezzlement and tax evasion, dies at 70
  • Ly Tong, who hijacked planes to fight communism in Vietnam, dies at 73
  • Michael Busch, longest-serving speaker of Maryland’s House, dies at 72
  • Ernest F. ‘Fritz’ Hollings, longtime senator from South Carolina, dies at 97
  • Dan Robbins, paint-by-number inventor who made ‘every man a Rembrandt,’ dies at 93
  • Sydney Brenner, Nobel Prize-winning microbiologist, dies at 92