Deaths of note from around the world:
Anne Dhu McLucas, 71: Ethnomusicologist and dean of the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance who studied oral traditions in music. Died Sept. 8 in Eugene.
Dorothy Carter, 94: Former Broadway actor who starred in the adaptation of the groundbreaking novel “Strange Fruit" and later became a professor and author of children’s books based on her childhood. Died Sept. 14 in New York.
Donald Rothberg, 79: Veteran political reporter for the Associated Press who covered four presidential elections and the Watergate scandal during his 40-year career. Died Friday.
Tedi Thurman, 89: “Weather girl" for the NBC radio show “Monitor" in the 1950s and ’60s who also spoofed herself on “The Tonight Show" and became a TV regular. Died Monday at her home in Palm Springs, Calif.
Tom Sims, 61: Credited with inventing one of the first snowboards and, as a world-champion competitor and manufacturer, with helping to further snowboarding’s widespread acceptance in the sporting world. Died Sept. 12 in Santa Barbara, Calif.