Deaths of note from around the world:
Sam Steiger, 83: New Yorker who transformed himself into a Western rancher, served five terms in the House as a Republican from Arizona and barged brashly through a series of scandals and controversies. Died Sept. 26 in Prescott, Ariz.
Carroll Johnson, 99: Southern-born educator who was one of the first superintendents to voluntarily use busing to end segregation in an urban school district, doing so in White Plains, N.Y., in the 1960s to a positive community response. Died Monday in Sarasota, Fla.
Howard Scott, 92: Part of the team at Columbia Records that introduced the long-playing vinyl record in 1948, he went on to produce classical music. Died Monday in Sarasota, Fla.