Deaths of note from around the world:
Barbara Ann Scott, 84: Won Canadian’s only Olympic title in women’s figure skating at the 1948 Games in St. Moritz. Died Sunday.
Peter Praeger, 65: Heart surgeon who saved a man’s life and as a result wound up owning a gefilte fish company — and who as a result of that wound up starting a successful natural-foods company.Died Sept. 22 in Hackensack, N.J.
Robert Newton, 85: Who with his wife, Joyce, founded Hoosier Racing Tire, the Indiana company whose tires have become fixtures at car-racing tracks across the country. Died Wednesday in Lakeville, Ind., of complications of a stroke.
Carlton Funn, 80: Washington, D.C., area schoolteacher who championed the preservation of black history for more than a half-century. Died Sept. 11 in Alexandria, Va., of congestive heart failure.
John Anderson, 59: Psychologist who specialized in AIDS-related matters for the American Psychological Association. Died Sept. 17 in Washington, D.C., of colon cancer.