Deaths of note from around the world:
Jimmy Carr, 79: Former left cornerback who won an NFL championship in 1960 with the Philadelphia Eagles. Died Monday in Indiana.
Irving Fein, 101: Producer and manager who steered the careers of comedy greats George Burns and Jack Benny and named actress Lana Turner the “Sweater Girl." Died Aug. 10 at his West Hollywood, Calif., home of an age-related illness.
Iver Peterson, 70: Reporter for The New York Times who covered the Vietnam War from the front lines and wrote about politics, education and other topics in the United States for more than 30 years. Died Aug. 1 in Philadelphia of an infection.
Gregory Anthony Kouri, 51: Early investor in the e-commerce payment service PayPal. Died Saturday in New York City, reportedly after swallowing a fish bone.
Sami Rohr, 86: Philanthropist whose children presented him with an unusual gift six years ago when they created the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature — a $100,000 annual award intended to foster the careers of young, unknown writers. Died Aug. 5 in Miami of cardiac arrest.
Richard Cragun, 67: Former star dancer with the Stuttgart Ballet and the partner of the prima ballerina Marcia Haydee in a series of classical dance dramas acclaimed in the 1960s and ’70s. Died Aug. 6 in Rio de Janeiro.