Deaths of note from around the world:
John Tchicai, 76: Danish saxophonist who played with John Coltrane, Milford Graves, Carla Bley and Steve Swallow, and pioneered free jazz in Europe. Died Monday after suffering a brain hemorrhage in June.
Mervyn Dymally, 86: Trinidad-born former teacher whose groundbreaking if sometimes controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California’s only black lieutenant governor. Died Sunday in Los Angeles after a period of declining health.
Lois Smith, 85: Longtime New York City publicist who worked with celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, Robert Redford and Martin Scorsese. Died Sunday of a brain hemorrhage.