Obituaries

Jaymes was an elementary school teacher before embarking on a prolific adult film career that took an entrepreneurial turn.
The veteran journalist won three Emmys for her work over the years.
The band was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 2018.
The rock singer recently revealed that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer.
The "Oracle of Oil" was a strong advocate for using natural gas as a bridge to renewable energy.
The costume designer and season four finalist on Bravo's hit show died after suffering a heart attack.
In her heyday, the actor "embodied the waifish ingenue," The Hollywood Reporter wrote.
His death comes nearly two years after he was forced to resign as president in the wake of a sudden military takeover.
He was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017, ending his three-decade reign.
The 30-year-old singer is survived by a young daughter, to whom she dedicated her last single, “Twenty Years From Now.”
"I love your voice so much,” then-judge Steven Tyler told the singer at her audition.
"She left this earth driving faster than any other woman in history," her family said after a jet-powered vehicle crashed.
By the last decade of his life, Koch had become a symbol of America's second Gilded Age.
Blanco was Louisiana's first elected female governor.
The actor and brother of Jane Fonda had lung cancer, his family said.
Morrison, who dedicated her career to centering the lives and histories of African Americans, won both the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize.
The director was famous for "Dont Look Back" (which spotlighted a young Bob Dylan), "Monterey Pop" and "The War Room."
"She lit up our lives with her love, her peals of laughter and her generous spirit."