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Deaths for the week ending 21 January 2017:

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Eddie Long, Christian pastor (New Birth Missionary Baptist Church), of cancer, 63.

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, pro wrestler, of stomach cancer, 73.

Monday, 16 January 2017

Gene Cernan, U.S. astronaut (Apollo 17), after a brief illness, 82.

Dan O'Brien Sr., baseball executive (Seattle Mariners), 87. He was the father of baseball executive Dan O'Brien Jr.

Steve Wright, rock bassist and songwriter (the Greg Kihn Band), of a heart attack, 56 or 57.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Red Adams, major-league player (Chicago Cubs) and coach (Los Angeles Dodgers), 95.

David P. Buckson, governor of Delaware (R, 1960-61), 96.

Roberta Peters, opera singer (Metropolitan Opera), of Parkinson's disease, 86.

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Miguel Ferrer, actor (Owen Granger on "NCIS: Los Angeles"), of throat cancer, 61.

Edwin Pope, sportswriter (The Miami Herald), of cancer, 88.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Ronald "Bingo" Mundy, doo-wop singer (The Marcels), of pneumonia, 76.

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Maggie Roche, folk singer (The Roches), of breast cancer, 65.

Ken Wright, major leaguer (Kansas City Royals), cause not reported, 70.