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Deaths for the week ending 19 November 2016:

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Leon Russell, folk rock musician ("A Song For You"), after a long illnes, 74.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Bob Gain, NFL football player (Cleveland Browns), 87.

Gwen Ifill, TV journalist (PBS), of cancer, 61.

Gardnar Mulloy, pro tennis player (1946, 1948, 1949 Davis Cups), 102.

Janet Wright, actress (Canadian), cause not reported, 71.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Bob Addis, major leaguer (Boston Braves), 91.

Mose Allison, jazz musician, 89.

Cliff Barrows, musical director (Billy Graham crusades), after a brief illness, 93.

Holly Dunn, country singer ("Daddy's Hands"), of cancer, 59.

Lisa Lynn Masters, actress (Dr. Goodman on "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"), of suicide by hanging, 52.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Melvin Laird, U.S. Secretary of Defense (under Nixon, 1969-73), 94.

Mentor Williams, pop songwriter ("Drift Away"), cause not reported, 70. He was the brother of songwriter Paul Williams.

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Ruth Gruber, photojournalist, 105.

Friday, 18 November 2016

Denton Cooley, heart surgeon, 98.

Ed Francis, pro wrestler, 90.

Sharon Jones, soul singer, of pancreatic cancer, 60.