Ms. Warren’s 1974 novel, “The Front Runner,” was one of the first widely popular books to feature an open romantic relationship between two men.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ sister Lee Radziwill dies at 85
Ms. Radziwill shared the qualities of wealth, social status and ambition with her older sister.
Dr. Russell Boles Jr., a physician who was a healer of bodies and souls, dies at 96
Affiliated for decades with New England Baptist, Dr. Boles was the doctor of choice for patients from the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod to Mattapan.
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Gene Littler, a quietly outstanding golfer who was known as Gene the Machine for an uncommonly smooth and consistent swing that propelled him to the 1961 U.S. Open championship, died Friday in San Diego.
The melancholy Swiss film actor played an angel longing for the visceral joys of mortality in “Wings of Desire” and a defeated Hitler with trembling hands facing his own mortality in “Downfall.”
Mr. Banks’s supreme feat of athleticism and agility for England in 1970 became known as the “save of the century.”
Mr. Tomlinson was one of the few performers to star with three major companies — Dance Theater of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and New York City Ballet.
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A. Ernest Fitzgerald, 92, exposer of Pentagon waste
The tenacious Air Force cost expert was fired after testifying to Congress in 1968 that a new fleet of aircraft had soared $2 billion over budget.
Mable Lee, 97, tap-dancing ‘Queen of the Soundies’
Ms. Lee appeared in many “soundies,” short musical films made in the 1940s to be played on coin-operated jukeboxes.
Anne Firor Scott, historian who illuminated lives of Southern women, dies at 97
Dr. Scott was best known for her work “The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830-1930.”
Tommy Giordano, 93, beloved and longtime baseball scout
Mr. Giordano played only 11 games in the major leagues but spent more than seven decades in a variety of baseball roles.
Heidi Toffler, unsung force behind futurist books, dies at 89
For decades Mrs. Toffler served an essential though anonymous collaborative role alongside her celebrated husband, Alvin.
Paperback pioneer Betty Ballantine dead at 99
Mrs. Ballantine was the younger half of a groundbreaking husband-and-wife publishing team which also helped vastly expand the market for science fiction and other genres.
‘Small Island’ author Andrea Levy dies of cancer at age 62
Ms. Levy’s novel “Small Island” won accolades for her story about the Windrush generation of immigrants that came to Britain from the Caribbean.
Dudley O’Leary, 89; hall of fame high school track coach in Weymouth
Starting in 1962, Mr. O’Leary was a track coach and physical education teacher at Weymouth and later the former Weymouth North high schools.
Lyndon LaRouche Jr., 96; conspiracy theorist and presidential candidate
Mr. LaRouche built a political organization often likened to a cult and ran for president eight times, once while in prison for mail fraud.
Carol F. Reich, 83; charter school innovator
Ms. Reich and her husband helped pioneer the charter school movement in New York City.
Ron Miller, whose reign at Disney was troubled, dies at 85
Mr. Miller was involved in many projects at his father-in-law’s company between 1957 and 1984, but his time as chief executive was tumultuous and ended with his removal.
Dr. Leena Peck, orthodontics professor and art collector, dies at 73
Dr. Peck taught at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and collected Dutch and Flemish Old Master drawings.
Sibghatullah Mujadidi, anticommunist guerrilla who became Afghan president, dies at 103
Mr. Mujadidi was Afghanistan’s first president following the withdrawal of Soviet troops and the collapse in 1992 of Kabul’s pro-communist government.
Nancy B. Reich, scholarly champion of Clara Schumann, dies at 94
Mrs. Reich helped turn the musicological spotlight on female composers.
Manfred Eigen, Nobel-winning chemist who clocked speeds of fast reactions, dies at 91
Mr. Eigen was credited with helping to reveal the intimate details of chemical reactions that occur within time periods so brief as to seem all but nonexistent.
Fernando Clavijo, former New England Revolution head coach, dies at 63
Mr. Clavijo guided the Revolution to its first playoff victory in the team’s five-year history.
Tomi Ungerer, puckish artist and award-winning children’s writer, dies at 87
Tomi Ungerer, puckish artist and award-winning children’s writer, dies at 87
Pierre Nanterme, former CEO of Accenture; at 59
Mr. Nanterme’s eight-year run as chief executive greatly increased the company’s value.
Edward Zigler, an architect of the Head Start program and a scholar of childhood, dies at 88
Dr. Zigler, a psychologist, advised every president from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama.
Walter Jones, ‘freedom fries’ congressman who became Iraq War critic, dies at 76
He held Dick Cheney in particular contempt for his role advocating the Iraq invasion.
David Williams, 71, SEC’s first black athletic director
Mr. Williams, an ‘‘incomparable leader’’ at Vanderbilt, died Friday, hours before his retirement party.
Sergei Yursky, 83, Russian actor, stage director
Mr. Yursky, a renowned Russian film and stage actor, has been widely recognized as one of the most talented actors of his generation.
Walter H. Munk, scientist-explorer who illuminated the deep, dies at 101
Dr. Munk was sometimes called the “Einstein of the oceans” for his pioneering work in the study of waves, ocean circulation, tides, and irregularities in the Earth’s rotation.
Jan Wahl, children’s writer who attracted top artists, dies at 87
Mr. Wahl’s work over many decades was illustrated by eminent artists like Maurice Sendak, Norman Rockwell, and Edward Gorey.
Nehanda Abiodun, 68, black revolutionary who fled to Cuba
Ms. Abiodun was charged in the deadly botched robbery of a Brink’s armored truck in 1981 and then spent decades as a fugitive, a hero to would-be revolutionaries and a criminal to many others.
Barbra Siperstein, crusader for transgender rights, dies at 76
Ms. Siperstein died two days after a law bearing her name went into effect granting New Jerseyans the right to amend the gender on their birth certificates without proof of surgery.
Izzy Young, who presided over the folk revival, dies at 90
Mr. Young in 1961 presented the first New York concert by a young Bob Dylan.
Yukio Kawamoto, Japanese-American soldier whose parents were interned, dies at 99
Mr. Kawamoto interrogated enemy prisoners on islands of the South Pacific and tried to persuade Japanese soldiers holed up in fortified caves to surrender.
Albert Finney, ‘Angry Young Man’ who became a Hollywood star, dies at 82
The British stage and film actor defined an era’s rage and frustration in dramas of blue-collar realism and social revolt.
Ron Joyce, force behind Tim Hortons doughnut shops, dies at 88
Mr. Joyce was a high school dropout and served as a police officer before bringing the chain to prominence.
John Dingell Jr., a House ‘bull’ who served the longest, dies at 92
Mr. Dingell, a Michigan Democrat, pushed landmark legislation and exposed corruption in government.
John O. Marsh, former Army chief and presidents’ adviser, dies at 92
Mr. Marsh served as a conservative Democratic congressman from Virginia and later became the nation’s longest-serving secretary of the Army.
George Klein, Elvis Presley’s friend and a radio host, dies at 83
Mr. Klein met the future King of Rock ‘n’ Roll in high school, and they remained friends until Presley’s death.
Christine Kay, editor on prizewinning Times projects, dies at 54
Ms. Kay had a strong hand in shaping prizewinning articles and investigative projects and helped conceive “Portraits of Grief,” a celebrated series of remembrances about the victims of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Frank Robinson, Hall of Fame slugger and first black baseball manager, dies at 83
Mr. Robinson became a racial pioneer as the first black manager in the major leagues, nearly three decades after Jackie Robinson broke modern baseball’s color barrier playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Julie Adams, seized by creature in ‘Black Lagoon,’ dies at 92
For decades, she was known as the terrorized swimmer in the 1954 cult classic.
Gary LaPierre, WBZ-AM anchorman admired for his voice and trustworthiness, dies at 76
Mr. LaPierre was often the first to tell Greater Boston radio listeners about everything from presidential elections to when they could stay home from school on stormy days.
Finnish ski jump icon Matti Nykanen dies at 55
Mr. Nykanen’s personal life was affected by alcohol problems.
Bob Friend,stalwart pitcher for Pirates, dies at 88
Mr. Friend, who holds the Pirates record for innings, starts, and strikeouts, was an NL All-Star in three seasons.
John S. Driscoll, longtime editor who led the Globe for 7 years, dies at 84
Mr. Driscoll took over the newsroom at a time of turmoil and guided it with a sure, steady hand.
Allan R. McKinnon, former Turnpike Authority chairman, dies at 88
Mr. McKinnon lived in Weymouth for many years and died Jan. 26, was a former chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority.