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Sigi Schmid, Record-Setting Soccer Coach, Is Dead at 65

Sigi Schmid, Record-Setting Soccer Coach, Is Dead at 65

Sigi Schmid greeting fans in Seattle in 2013, when he was the head coach of the Seattle Sounders.

Stewart Lupton, Singer for ’90s Band Jonathan Fire*Eater, Is Dead at 43

Stewart Lupton, Singer for ’90s Band Jonathan Fire*Eater, Is Dead at 43

Stewart Lupton in the late 1990s. “Everything was very new and dangerous and fun and cheap,” he said of his time in New York City. “It was kind of gutter glamorous on the Lower East Side back then.”

Alan Diaz, Prize Winner for Photo of Immigration Raid, Dies at 71

Alan Diaz, Prize Winner for Photo of Immigration Raid, Dies at 71

Alan Diaz’s Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of United States immigration agents seizing 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez in the spring of 2000 at his relatives’ home in Miami in an international custody dispute. Mr. Diaz had cultivated close relationships with the relatives and was the only photographer present during the raid.

Vladimir Voinovich, Dissident Russian Writer, Dies at 85

Vladimir Voinovich, Dissident Russian Writer, Dies at 85

Vladimir Voinovich in 1986. “Some people say that we have already returned to 1937,” he said of present-day Russia. “I would say that we haven’t reached 1937 yet, but we have definitely reached the 1970s.”

Charlotte Fox, 61, Trailblazing Alpinist and Everest Survivor, Dies

Charlotte Fox, 61, Trailblazing Alpinist and Everest Survivor, Dies

Charlotte Fox in 1996 after she was rescued from a fatal blizzard that swept across Mount Everest as she was descending.

Keorapetse Kgositsile, 79, South African Poet and Activist, Dies

Keorapetse Kgositsile, 79, South African Poet and Activist, Dies

Keorapetse Kgositsile in an undated photograph. In New York he fell in with writers and musicians, among them Hugh Masekela, Amiri Baraka (then known as LeRoi Jones) and Ishmael Reed.

Alfred Crosby, ‘Father of Environmental History,’ Is Dead at 87

Alfred Crosby, ‘Father of Environmental History,’ Is Dead at 87

Alfred W. Crosby on Nantucket Island, Mass., in 2006. His research focused on cultural and biological changes in the New World.

Yehoshua Hershkowitz, 92, Founder of a Kosher Meal Program, Dies

Yehoshua Hershkowitz, 92, Founder of a Kosher Meal Program, Dies

Yehoshua Zvi Hershkowitz, center with shovel, at the groundbreaking ceremony for a plot of land intended for Tomche Shabbos in Brooklyn.

Michael Vollbracht, Fashion Designer and Illustrator, Dies at 70

Michael Vollbracht, Fashion Designer and Illustrator, Dies at 70

Michael Vollbracht closing the runway at the Bill Blass fall show in 2005 during Fashion Week in Bryant Park in Manhattan. He had made a comeback at the time as the creative director for Bill Blass.

Johnny Kline, Globetrotter Turned Advocate, Is Dead at 86

Johnny Kline, Globetrotter Turned Advocate, Is Dead at 86

Johnny Kline as a Harlem Globetrotter. He joined the team in 1953 and left in 1959, in part because of his continued frustrations with the racism he encountered while traveling with the team.

R. Lee Ermey, Harsh Drill Instructor in ‘Full Metal Jacket,’ Dies at 74

R. Lee Ermey, Harsh Drill Instructor in ‘Full Metal Jacket,’ Dies at 74

R. Lee Ermey in 2006. In addition to “Full Metal Jacket,” his film credits include “Apocalypse Now,” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “Se7en” and the “Toy Story” franchise.

Louis Gignac, Whose Styles Took the Fuss Out of Hair, Dies at 89

Louis Gignac, Whose Styles Took the Fuss Out of Hair, Dies at 89

Louis Gignac straightening a client’s hair in 1967. One of the most sought-after hair stylists in New York, he advocated unfussy, blunt-cut wash-and-wear styles that could be replicated at home.

Geoffrey Hendricks, 86, Attention-Getting Fluxus Artist, Dies

Geoffrey Hendricks, 86, Attention-Getting Fluxus Artist, Dies

Geoffrey Hendricks in his “Sky Car” (1979), which is in the collection of the Wilhelm Lehmbruck Musum in Duisburg, Germany. Mr. Hendricks literally looked to the heavens for inspiration for some of his art — he was known for paintings of the sky, which he would render on traditional canvases and assorted other surfaces.

Lee Harris Pomeroy, 85, Dies; Architect Revived Subway Stations

Lee Harris Pomeroy, 85, Dies; Architect Revived Subway Stations

Lee Harris Pomeroy in 2000 at the DeKalb Avenue subway station in Brooklyn, one of several stations that he redesigned.

Peter Munk, 90, Dies; Built World’s Biggest Gold Mining Company

Peter Munk, 90, Dies; Built World’s Biggest Gold Mining Company

Peter Munk prepared to speak at the Barrick gold mining company's annual shareholders meeting in 2014 in Toronto.


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