Deaths of note from around the world:
Harry Elam, 90: First black chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, capping a 37-year career as a lawyer and judge. Died Thursday in a Massachusetts hospital of heart failure.
Nina Bawden, 87: British author of children’s literature, known for “The Peppermint Pig" and “Carrie’s War," in which she drew upon her experience as a wartime evacuee from London during World War II. Died Wednesday at her home in London.
Samuel Lindenbaum, 77: New York lawyer who specalized in zoning law who did as much as his high-powered clients to remake the skyline of Manhattan; his clients included Donald Trump, among others. Died Friday at his home in East Hampton, N.Y.
Scott McKenzie, 73: Singer known for counter-culture ballad “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)." Died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles.