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Harry Whittington, Texas Lawyer Shot by Cheney, Dies at 95
Obits, Today

He drew headlines across the world when, during a hunting trip, he was accidentally blasted in the face and torso by Vice President Dick Cheney — then apologized himself for the incident.

Melinda Dillon, 2-Time Oscar Nominee, Is Dead at 83
Obits, Yesterday

She was a Broadway star at 23 and then quit acting, but later re-emerged in films like “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “A Christmas Story.”

Charles Kimbrough, Actor Best Known for ‘Murphy Brown,’ Dies at 86
Obits, Yesterday

In a career that included a Tony nomination for “Company,” he specialized in playing uptight characters, notably Candice Bergen’s stuffy straight man.

In China’s Covid Fog, Deaths of Scholars Offer a Clue
Interactive, Yesterday

The toll of China’s epidemic is unclear. But dozens of obituaries of the country’s top academics show an enormous loss in just a few weeks.

Pervez Musharraf, Former Military Ruler of Pakistan, Dies at 79
Foreign, Yesterday

Mr. Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup in late 1999 but resigned under threat of impeachment in 2008. He drew fire for his ties to Washington.

Fred Terna, Creator of Fiery Holocaust Paintings, Dies at 99
Obits, February 4

A prisoner at Auschwitz and three other camps, he dealt with his trauma in semiabstract art that depicted crematories, ovens and chimneys.

Jackie Rogers, Jet-Setting Fashion Designer, Dies at 90
Obits, February 4

An outspoken American who became a model for Coco Chanel, she partied with Europe’s elite before starting her own clothing line for stars and socialites.

Bob Born, Who Brought Marshmallow Peeps to the Masses, Dies at 98
Obits, February 4

By mechanizing and greatly expanding production, he made the gooey yellow chicks an Easter favorite and a pop-culture phenomenon.

Carol Sloane, Jazz Singer Who Found Success Early and Late, Dies at 85
Obits, February 3

After seemingly being on the verge of stardom, she languished for decades, battered by changing tastes and bad luck, before enjoying a midlife comeback.

Linda Pastan, Poet Who Plumbed the Ordinary, Dies at 90
Obits, February 3

In 15 collections, beginning in the early 1970s, she wrote of family, nature, loss and sometimes dogs.

Paco Rabanne, Couturier of the Space Age, Dies at 88
Obits, February 3

He burst onto the French fashion scene in 1966 and, with dresses made from metal, plastic and paper, changed the definition of couture.

Joyce Dopkeen, Barrier-Breaking News Photographer, Dies at 80
Obits, February 2

In 1973, she was the first woman hired by The New York Times to be a full-time staff photographer.

Ann McLaughlin Korologos, Former Labor Secretary, Dies at 81
Obits, February 2

Her brief tenure as only the second woman to run the department came after years of service within the Reagan administration.

Mira Lehr, Artist Who Explored Nature’s Distress, Dies at 88
Obits, February 2

She helped found a gallery for women artists in Miami Beach and, influenced by an early Buckminster Fuller experiment, focused her art on ecology.

John Adams, Who Banged His Drum Loudly in Cleveland, Dies at 71
Obits, February 1

He pounded away from the bleachers to cheer on the Indians (now the Guardians) and inspire his fellow baseball fans at more than 3,700 home games.

Bobby Beathard, Mastermind of N.F.L. Dynasties, Dies at 86
Obits, February 1

Using unconventional tactics, he built powerhouse teams in Washington and Miami and helped mold teams in Kansas City, Atlanta and San Diego, his hometown.

Allan A. Ryan, Dogged Pursuer of Nazi Collaborators, Dies at 77
Obits, February 1

As the director of the U.S. Office of Special Investigations, he identified and prosecuted dozens of former camp guards and other henchmen.

Carin Goldberg, Who Transformed Book and Album Cover Design, Dies at 69
Obits, January 31

She was part of a vanguard of women designers who looked to the past to upend the cool modernism of the ’70s with a style that would become prominent in the ’80s.

Dave Durenberger, Censured by Senate in Ethics Breach, Dies at 88
Obits, January 31

He was a Minnesota favorite son with a sterling reputation before the Ethics Committee found he had schemed to get around Senate financial rules.

Cindy Williams, Co-Star of ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ Dies at 75
Obits, January 31

From 1976 to 1983, she (Shirley) and Penny Marshall (Laverne) drew millions of viewers to a sitcom playing roommates who worked in a Milwaukee brewery.

Barrett Strong, Whose ‘Money’ Helped Launch Motown, Dies at 81
Obits, January 31

As a singer he was a one-hit wonder. But teaming with Norman Whitfield, he wrote a string of hits for others, including “I Heard It Through the Grapevine.”

William Agee, Leading Art Curator and Teacher, Dies at 86
Obits, January 30

His exhibitions and his writings expanded the view of American Modernism, and his decades of teaching shaped future scholars and curators.

Lisa Loring, Wednesday Addams in ‘The Addams Family,’ Dies at 64
Express, January 30

With her dark clothes and pigtailed hair framing a pale face, Ms. Loring played Wednesday as a young girl obsessed with death on the ABC series, which ran from 1964 to 1966.

Bobby Hull, Hockey Hall of Famer, Is Dead at 84
Obits, January 30

The third player in N.H.L. history to score at least 50 goals in a season, he spent 15 seasons with Chicago.

Annie Wersching, Who Played Borg Queen on ‘Star Trek: Picard,’ Dies at 45
Obits, January 30

Ms. Wersching was best known for playing the Borg Queen on the Paramount+ “Star Trek” series. She was also on the television series “24,” “Bosch” and “Timeless.”

Gregory Allen Howard, Screenwriter of ‘Remember the Titans,’ Dies at 70
Obits, January 30

After the success of that movie, he established a brand for writing Hollywood movies about inspiring episodes in Black history.

Barbara Stanley, Influential Suicide Researcher, Dies at 73
Obits, January 29

Her simple idea, for patients to write down a plan that would help them weather a suicidal crisis, rapidly spread in clinical settings.

Sylvia Syms, Versatile British Actress, Is Dead at 89
Obits, January 29

In a career that began in the 1950s, she had roles that ranged from the lead in the movie “Teenage Bad Girl” to Margaret Thatcher and the Queen Mother.

Ray Cordeiro, a Voice on Hong Kong’s Airwaves for 70 Years, Dies at 98
Obits, January 29

Late-night radio listeners in Hong Kong associated Mr. Cordeiro’s sonorous voice with easy-listening standards and early rock. He worked until he was 96.

Harold Brown, Tuskegee Airman Who Faced a Lynch Mob, Dies at 98
Obits, January 28

One of the last surviving Black pilots from that celebrated group, he was surrounded by an angry mob after parachuting from his P-51 over Austria during World War II.

Tom Verlaine, Influential Guitarist and Songwriter, Dies at 73
Obits, January 28

He first attracted attention with the band Television, a fixture of the New York punk rock scene. But his music wasn’t so easily categorized.

Billy Packer, Straight-Talking College Basketball Analyst, Dies at 82
Obits, January 28

With partners on NBC and then CBS, and with a rapid, opinionated style, he was heard during every N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament from 1975 to 2008.

Alfred Leslie, Artist Who Turned Away From Abstraction, Dies at 95
Obits, January 28

“The virtual banishment of figuration and narrative from the vocabulary of so many thoughtful artists was one of the legacies of the modernists,” he said. “I never accepted this.”

George Zimbel, Photographer of Marilyn Monroe and J.F.K., Dies at 93
Obits, January 28

He preferred to take pictures of ordinary people. But in events separated by six years, he took indelible pictures of two people who transcended celebrity.

Yoshimitsu Yamada, Who Brought Aikido to the U.S., Dies at 84
Obits, January 27

He emphasized the basics of the Japanese martial art, and he encouraged his students to develop their own interpretations of it.

Jerry Blavat, D.J. Who Channeled the Soul of Philadelphia, Dies at 82
Obits, January 27

A live-wire personality and an epic self-promoter, he got a generation of youth in the City of Brotherly Love on its feet with little-known R&B gems.

Álvaro Colom, Guatemalan President Who Fought for the Indigenous, Dies at 71
Obits, January 27

He expanded access to education and health care in Indigenous villages and provided aid to the poor in a country scarred by deep inequalities and decades of civil war.

Everett Quinton, a Force in Downtown Theater, Dies at 71
Obits, January 27

He took over the Ridiculous Theatrical Company after the death of his partner, Charles Ludlam, in 1987. His specialty was playing women, but his range was wide.

Lloyd Morrisett, a Founder of ‘Sesame Street,’ Dies at 93
Obits, January 26

His observations about his 3-year-old daughter’s viewing habits led him to join Joan Ganz Cooney in creating a program that revolutionized children’s television.

Lance Kerwin, ‘James at 15’ and ‘Salem’s Lot’ Star, Dies at 62
Express, January 26

“James,” which followed the adventures of a sandy-haired teenager who moves with his family to Boston from Oregon, made him a teenage idol.

J. Richard Steadman, 85, Dies; Saved Knees of Countless Skiers
Obits, January 25

A renowned orthopedic surgeon, he developed innovative techniques for alpine Olympians. He also treated soccer, tennis and baseball stars.

Paul La Farge, Inventive Novelist, Is Dead at 52
Obits, January 25

He played with history and narrative techniques whether writing about 19th-century France or H.P. Lovecraft.

James G. Lowenstein, Whose Reports Questioned Vietnam War, Dies at 95
Obits, January 25

His deeply researched studies, drawing on extensive reporting in Southeast Asia, helped undermine President Nixon’s war plans.

Myrtle Witbooi, Who Fought for Domestic Workers’ Rights, Dies at 75
Obits, January 25

She experienced the inequities of the job firsthand in South Africa and helped build national and international unions to address them.

Balkrishna Doshi, Modernist Indian Architect, Is Dead at 95
Obits, January 24

The first Indian to receive the Pritzker Prize, he developed a distinctive approach to building for his country.

Marilyn Stafford, a Photojournalist Rediscovered, Dies at 97
Obits, January 24

She brought a narrative eye and a social consciousness to her work, whether covering refugee crises, celebrities or fashion. But much of it might have been lost.

Victor S. Navasky, a Leading Liberal Voice in Journalism, Dies at 90
Obits, January 24

Witty and contrarian, he was the longtime editor and later publisher of The Nation and wrote an acclaimed book about the Hollywood blacklisting era.

Eileen Yin-Fei Lo, 85, Dies; Taught Americans How to Cook Chinese Food
Obits, January 23

She was committed to codifying traditional Chinese cooking techniques when most Americans thought of Chinese food as dishes like chop suey and chow mein.

Ginny Redington Dawes, Composer of Memorable Ad Jingles, Dies at 77
Obits, January 22

She collaborated on the melodies for signature commercials that sang the praises of McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and other brands.

Sal Bando, Captain of Championship Oakland Athletics, Dies at 78
Obits, January 22

He was a calming presence on a volatile squad, one of the few teams in baseball history to win the World Series three years in a row.

Edward Pressman, Film Producer Who Bet on Unsung Talent, Dies at 79
Obits, January 22

He took on Oliver Stone, Terrence Malick, Kathryn Bigelow and other directors just starting out. His name was on “Hoffa,” “American Psycho,” “Conan the Barbarian” and many more films.

Marion Meade, Biographer Behind Dorothy Parker Revival, Dies at 88
Obits, January 22

Her 1988 book put an Algonquin wit back in circulation. She also wrote about Eleanor of Aquitaine, the suffragist Victoria Woodhull and Woody Allen.

Gwen Knapp, Sportswriter Who Looked at the Big Picture, Dies at 61
Obits, January 21

She was well known in the San Francisco area for focusing on subjects like racism, sexism and drugs, in columns that sometimes angered sports stars.

Betty Lee Sung, Pioneering Scholar of Chinese in America, Dies at 98
Obits, January 20

U.S.-born, she lived for a time in China and then fled as Japan invaded. She later broke academic ground in New York in the study of the Asian American diaspora.

Dick Polich, Artists’ Ally in the Creation of Sculptures, Dies at 90
Obits, January 20

His cavernous Hudson Valley foundry helped Louise Bourgeois, Richard Serra, Jeff Koons and many others turn their large-scale visions into reality.

Gerrie Coetzee, 67, Afrikaner Boxing Champ Who Fought Apartheid, Dies
Obits, January 20

He won the World Boxing Association title in 1983, became a symbol of racial comity and showed a surprising gentleness in public.

Chris Ford, Who Made a 3-Point Mark in the N.B.A., Dies at 74
Obits, January 20

He helped the Celtics win a title and coached them in the ’90s, but he may be remembered more for sinking what was hailed as the league’s first 3-point shot. Or was it?

David Crosby, Folk-Rock Voice of the 1960s Whose Influence Spanned Decades, Dies at 81
Obits, January 20

He was an original member of the Byrds and a founder of Crosby, Stills & Nash. But he was almost as well known for his troubled personal life as for his music.

Arthur Duncan, Barrier-Breaking Tap Dancer, Is Dead at 97
Obits, January 19

One of the first Black regulars on a TV variety show, he brought tap to millions of viewers on “The Lawrence Welk Show” after Betty White gave him his first big break.

Jonathan Raban, Adventurous Literary Traveler, Dies at 80
Obits, January 18

An expatriate Briton, he followed Huckleberry Finn’s Mississippi, sailed to Alaska and explored eastern Montana. But, he said, he was not a “travel writer.”

Yukihiro Takahashi, Pioneer of Electronic Pop Music, Dies at 70
Obits, January 18

A drummer and singer, he was best known as a member of Yellow Magic Orchestra, one of Japan’s most successful bands and a major influence on hip-hop, techno and New Wave.

Carl Hahn Dies at 96; Made the VW Beetle Ubiquitous
Obits, January 18

As president of Volkswagen of America, he pushed the “Think Small” ad campaign that helped create a counterculture icon.

Mary Kaye Richter, Florist Turned Medical Crusader, Dies at 77
Obits, January 18

From her kitchen table in rural Illinois, Ms. Richter started a global foundation for families who shared her son’s rare genetic disorder.

K. Alex Müller, Innovator in Ceramic Superconductors, Dies at 95
Obits, January 18

His and a colleague’s breakthroughs in high-temperature superconductors were honored with a Nobel Prize in Physics and opened up a world of scientific possibilities.

Sister André, World’s Oldest Known Person, Is Dead at 118
Foreign, January 18

A French nun, she lived through two world wars and the 1918 flu pandemic and, more than a century later, survived Covid-19. She enjoyed a bit of wine and chocolate daily.

Lupe Serrano, Ballerina of Power and Fire, Is Dead at 92
Obits, January 17

She danced with Nureyev and dazzled audiences during her 18 years with American Ballet Theater. She later went on to a five-decade career as an admired teacher.

Rosi Mittermaier Dies at 72; as Olympic Skier, a German National Hero
Obits, January 17

She became known as Gold-Rosi after winning two Olympic gold medals and the Alpine Ski World Cup in 1976.

Frank Thomas, Power-Hitting Original Met, Dies at 93
Obits, January 17

His 34 home runs and 94 runs batted in were among the few accomplishments worth celebrating on a team that famously went nowhere in 1962.

Gina Lollobrigida, Movie Star and Sex Symbol, Is Dead at 95
Obits, January 16

She began her career in her native Italy, and although she achieved fame in America, she worked more often in Europe. She later had a second career as an artist and filmmaker.

Edie Landau, Film Producer Ahead of Her Time, Dies at 95
Obits, January 15

She and her husband invented a model for faithfully adapting acclaimed literature, illuminating an alternate path for independent cinema.

Charles White, Heisman Winner With a Difficult Second Act, Dies at 64
Obits, January 15

A tough, bruising tailback, he set U.S.C.’s career rushing record. But he also dealt with drug and alcohol abuse and, later, dementia.

Ruth Adler Schnee, Exuberant Designer of Modernist Textiles, Dies at 99
Obits, January 15

A refugee from Nazi Germany, she was among a group of designers who elevated fabric from decoration into a medium for midcentury modern design.

Alfred T. Goodwin, Judge in Pledge of Allegiance Case, Dies at 99
Obits, January 15

He ruled the pledge unconstitutional because the words “under God” violated the separation of church and state. The Supreme Court reversed the ruling.

Tatjana Patitz, a Star in the Supermodel Era, Dies at 56
Obits, January 14

With a few others, she epitomized glamour in the late 1980s and early ’90s — on the runway, in magazines and even in a much-viewed music video.

Peter Grose, Veteran Foreign Correspondent, Dies at 88
Obits, January 13

His career with The New York Times took him to Saigon and Moscow. He drew on that experience later to write several well-received books.

Hannes Keller, Swiss Deep-Sea Diving Pioneer, Is Dead at 88
Obits, January 13

His 1,020-foot descent to the Pacific Ocean floor in a diving bell in 1962 made headlines and set a record. But it had disastrous consequences.

Casey Hayden, a Force for Civil Rights and Feminism, Dies at 85
Obits, January 13

While working for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the early 1960s, she helped write two memos that spurred the modern women’s movement.

Robbie Knievel, a Motorcycle Daredevil Like His Father, Dies at 60
Obits, January 13

He followed his father, Evel Knievel, into the high-flying world of motorcycle stunts, jumping the Grand Canyon and the fountains at Caesars Palace.

Russell Pearce, Fiery Foe of Illegal Immigration, Dies at 75
Obits, January 13

As an Arizona state senator, he sponsored what came to be known as the “show me your papers” law, requiring the police to demand documentation from those they detained.

Constantine II, the Last King of Greece, Dies at 82
Obits, January 13

An Olympic medalist, he was popular when he took the throne in 1964. But his efforts to intervene in Greek politics led to a coup and his ouster.

Celebrities Remember Lisa Marie Presley
Culture, January 13

On social media, they recalled her talent, her kindness and her struggles.

Lisa Marie Presley, Singer-Songwriter and Daughter of Elvis, Dies at 54
Obits, January 13

Her death in Los Angeles on Thursday, after a life tinged with tragedy, came after a medical emergency and brief hospitalization.

Scott Minerd, a Force, and a Voice, on Wall Street, Dies at 63
Obits, January 12

He helped turn Guggenheim Partners into a global investing giant. He was also a CNBC and Bloomberg commentator and a philanthropist for human rights.

Norm Fruchter, Champion of Equal Access to Education, Dies at 85
Obits, January 12

A lawsuit he helped initiate to change how the state allocates aid to localities reaped a bonanza for New York City schools.

William Consovoy Dies at 48; Took Conservative Cases to Supreme Court
Obits, January 12

He argued against affirmative action and the Voting Rights Act and represented former President Trump in fighting the release of his tax returns.

Paul Johnson, Prolific Historian Prized by Conservatives, Dies at 94
Obits, January 12

He wrote outsize histories on a panoply of subjects, found renown in Britain as an indefatigable columnist and infuriated liberals with his outspoken Tory views.

Liz Robbins Dies at 76; Broke Glass Ceiling as a Washington Lobbyist
Obits, January 11

She founded the first woman-owned lobbying firm in the country, and made her name by supporting social policy and nonprofit causes.

Jeff Beck, Guitarist With a Chapter in Rock History, Dies at 78
Obits, January 11

His playing with the Yardbirds and as leader of his own bands brought a sense of adventure to their groundbreaking recordings.

Thomas Hughes, 97, Dies; Government Insider and Vietnam War Skeptic
Obits, January 11

Among the last of the Kennedy era’s “best and brightest,” he later transformed the Carnegie Endowment into a leading think tank.

Rehman Rahi, 97, Eminent Kashmiri Poet Who Restored a Language, Dies
Obits, January 11

Kashmir’s unofficial poet laureate, he gave voice to the rich culture of a bitterly divided territory and helped give his mother tongue a distinct literary identity.

George Pell, Cardinal Whose Abuse Conviction Was Overturned, Dies at 81
Foreign, January 11

An adviser to Pope Francis and a prominent figure in Australia, Cardinal Pell went to prison on charges of abusing two boys in the 1990s, but a higher court later acquitted him.

Lynette Hardaway, of Pro-Trump Duo Diamond and Silk, Dies at 51
Express, January 10

Ms. Hardaway rose to fame with one of her sisters as a conservative media celebrity.

Blake Hounshell, ‘On Politics’ Editor at The Times, Dies at 44
Obits, January 10

He was managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine and a top editor at Politico before overseeing The Times’s popular political newsletter.

Robert Moller Dies at 85; Mediated Between U.N. Envoys and the City
Obits, January 10

As the U.S. liaison to some 50,000 United Nations diplomats and staff, he sought to resolve disputes on issues ranging from fugitives hiding in U.N. missions to diplomats’ unpaid parking tickets.

Charles Simic, Pulitzer-Winning Poet and U.S. Laureate, Dies at 84
Obits, January 9

A Serbian-born American, he left the impression in his verse that he had “poked a hole into everyday life to reveal a glimpse of something endless.”

Jean Paré, Best-Selling ‘Everyday’ Cookbook Author, Dies at 95
Obits, January 9

With easy-to-follow recipes developed in her native Canada, she became one of the world’s top cookbook authors, publishing more than 30 million copies.

Adolfo Kaminsky Dies at 97; His Forgeries Saved Thousands of Jews
Obits, January 9

His talent for creating realistic documents helped children, their parents and others escape deportation to concentration camps, and in many cases to flee Nazi-occupied territory.

Ruggero Deodato, Whose ‘Cannibal Holocaust’ Enraged, Dies at 83
Obits, January 9

He directed a variety of movies in a variety of genres. But it was a gruesome found-footage film that brought him both fame and infamy.

Naomi Replansky, Poet of Hopeful Struggle, Dies at 104
Obits, January 9

Her verse examined social history through individual lives, including her own, in which she later found love. Yet for all the admiration she inspired, she was unheralded.

Bernard Kalb, Veteran Foreign Correspondent, Is Dead at 100
Obits, January 8

He covered wars, revolutions and diplomatic breakthroughs for CBS, NBC and The New York Times. He also served, briefly and unhappily, as a State Department spokesman.

King Phojanakong, Pioneer of Filipino Food in New York, Dies at 54
Obits, January 8

His first restaurant, Kuma Inn, became destination dining despite its location on what was then a quiet stretch of the Lower East Side.

Adam Rich, Child Star on ‘Eight Is Enough,’ Dies at 54
Obits, January 8

After gaining popularity as a symbol of innocence on TV in the 1970s, he struggled with drugs and depression. He later became a mental health advocate.

Russell Banks, Novelist Steeped in the Working Class, Dies at 82
Obits, January 8

He brought his own sometimes painful blue-collar experiences to bear in acclaimed stories exploring issues of race, class and power in American life.

Joyce Meskis, Bookseller Who Defended Readers’ Rights, Dies at 80
Obits, January 7

Her Denver bookstore, the Tattered Cover, was among the country’s best, and she often found herself in the midst of First Amendment fights.

Willard Gaylin, a Pioneer in Bioethics, Is Dead at 97
Obits, January 7

A psychiatrist, he started the Hastings Center with Daniel Callahan, a leading Roman Catholic thinker, to explore the moral issues arising from medical advances.

Joseph Torg, Doctor Who Fought to Lessen Football Injuries, Dies at 88
Obits, January 7

Concerned about spinal-cord damage caused by headfirst strikes with helmets, he became a vocal proponent of rules changes.

Laura Anglin, a Leading New York State and City Official, Dies at 57
Obits, October 18

She was budget director in Albany and “was one of the unsung heroes” in helping to shape the pandemic response as a deputy mayor under Bill de Blasio.

Marc Lewitinn, Covid Patient, Dies at 76 After 850 Days on a Ventilator
Obits, September 9

While no definitive statistics exist, doctors say Mr. Lewitinn, a retired Manhattan store owner, likely remained on the device longer than any other Covid patient.

Joseph Hazelwood, Captain of the Exxon Valdez, Is Dead at 75
Obits, September 9

The tanker spilled millions of gallons of oil when it ran aground, causing one of the nation’s worst environmental disasters. He accepted responsibility but was demonized.

Dmitri Vrubel, Who Planted a Kiss on the Berlin Wall, Dies at 62
Obits, August 19

A Russian-born painter, he created a mural of the Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev smooching the East German leader Erich Honecker — and with it a tourist attraction.

Albert Woodfox, Survivor of 42 Years in Solitary Confinement, Dies at 75
Obits, August 5

His term in solitary was perhaps the longest in American history. He described how he kept his sanity, and dignity, in an acclaimed memoir.

Eli N. Evans, Who Wrote About Jews in American South, Dies at 85
Obits, August 2

His book “The Provincials” mixed memoir, travelogue and history to tell the story of a culture that many people never knew existed.

Vladimir Zelenko, 48, Dies; Promoted an Unfounded Covid Treatment
Obits, July 1

A self-described “simple country doctor,” he won national attention in 2020 when the White House embraced his hydroxychloroquine regimen.

Robert Goolrick Dies at 73; Became a Successful Novelist Late in Life
Obits, May 20

Being fired as an advertising executive freed him to write a blistering memoir about his Southern family and an erotic novel that became a best seller.

Stanislav Shushkevich, First Leader of Post-Soviet Belarus, Dies at 87
Obits, May 5

He helped formalize the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, led his country until 1994, then became a vocal critic of his successor, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko.