Deaths of note from around the world:
Chris Economaki, 91: Motorsports journalist who worked in print, radio and television; he began selling copies of National Speed Sport News at age 13 and eventually became the publication’s editor — a position he held for 60 years. Died Friday in Ridgewood, N.J.
Irving Adler, 99: Former teacher who was forced from the classroom for having ties to the Communist Party; he later wrote books on math and science. Died Sept. 22 in Bennington, Vt.