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Deaths for the week ending 31 May 2014:

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Lee Chamberlin, actress ("The Electric Company"), of cancer, 76.

Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish prime minister and general (Communist, 1981-90), following a stroke, 90.

Herb Jeffries, jazz singer and actor (The Bronze Buckaroo), 100.

Matthew Saad Muhammad, pro boxer (WBC light-heavyweight champion), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 59.

Bunny Yeager, glamour model and photographer (photographed Bettie Page), of heart failure, 85.

Monday, 26 May 2014

Mike Gordon, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), of leukemia, 60.

Bill Roy, U.S. Congressman (D-KS, 1971-75), 88.

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Roberto Vargas, major leaguer (Milwaukee Braves), 88.

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Maya Angelou, poet ("And Still I Rise"), 86.

Bob Houbregs, NBA basketball player (Milwaukee Hawks) and executive (Seattle SuperSonics), 82.

Jimmy Saxton, AFL football player (Dallas Texans), with dementia, 74.

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Dave Herman, disc jockey (New York City), of an aneurysm, 78.

Ken Schram, radio host (Seattle, Washington), after a brief illness, 66.

Friday, 30 May 2014

Joan Lorring, actress (The Corn is Green), 88.

Saturday, 31 May 2014

Marilyn Beck, Hollywood columnist, of lung cancer, 85.

Hoss Ellington, auto racer and racing owner (NASCAR), of liver cancer, 79.

Martha Hyer, actress (Some Came Running), 89.

Lewis Katz, news media and sports executive (Philadelphia Inquirer, New Jersey Nets), in a plane crash, 72.