Deaths of note from around the world:
Louise Bundy, 88: A staunch defender of her serial killer son, Ted Bundy, before he made a series of death-row confessions. Died last month in her hometown of Tacoma, Wash., after a long illness.
Nadeane Walker Anderson, 91: Former Associated Press fashion editor and foreign correspondent who interviewed legendary designers including Coco Chanel and Christian Dior while working in Paris. Died Monday in Austin, Texas.
Fred Turner, 80: As chief executive helped transform McDonald’s into a global giant and introduced the world to the Chicken McNugget, the Egg McMuffin and the Happy Meal. Died Monday in Glenview, Ill.
Ned Wertimer, 89: Actor who played Ralph the Doorman on all 11 seasons of the CBS sitcom “The Jeffersons" and had one-off roles on dozens of TV shows from the early 1960s through the late 1980s, including “Car 54 Where Are You?" and “Mary Tyler Moore." Died Jan. 2 at a Los Angeles-area nursing home following a November fall at his home in Burbank, Calif.
Claude-Anne Lopez, 92: Transcribed the 30,000 documents that constitute the Papers of Benjamin Franklin at Yale University and later became editor-in-chief of the collection and a formidable expert on Franklin. Died Dec. 28 at her home in New Haven, Conn.