Deaths of note from around the world:
Shadow Morton, 71: Songwriter and producer who for a brief, luminous period in the 1960s poured the discontents of adolescence into original hit songs, including “Leader of the Pack" and “Remember (Walking in the Sand)." Died Thursday in Laguna Beach, Calif.
Richard Murphy, 68: Social policy innovator who aided tens of thousands of disadvantaged New York City children and teenagers through his community organization in Harlem and as the city’s youth commissioner. Died Thursday in Manhattan.
Rem Vyakhirev, 78: Former chief executive of the huge Russian energy company Gazprom during the 1990s who resisted efforts by reformers to break up and privatize it, only to become billionaire part owner. Died Monday.