Deaths of note from around the world:
Cardiss Collins, 81: Illinois Democrat who reluctantly filled her late husband’s seat in Congress in 1973 and over the next quarter-century became one of the most prominent black women on Capitol Hill.Died Feb. 3 at a hospital in Alexandria, Va.
Asbury Sallenger, 63: Leader in the nation’s research on the causes and effects of sea level rise, storms and other coastal hazards at the United States Geological Survey. Died Tuesday at his home in Oldsmar, Fla.
Guy Tozzoli, 90: Leader of the team that built the twin towers of the World Trade Center. Died Saturday in Myrtle Beach, S.C.