Sid Smith was 78. He was a a former Toronto Maple Leafs captain and three-time Stanley Cup winner with the blue and white. In 601 NHL games, Smith scored 186 goals and assisted on 183. When he retired only three active players had scored more goals -- Gordie Howe, Maurice (Rocket) Richard and Ted Lindsay.
Mike Wadsworth was 60. He was a former defensive lineman for the Toronto Argonauts, Canadian ambassador to Ireland and Notre Dame athletic director.
Hubert Selby Jr. was 75. He was the acclaimed and anguished author of "Last Exit to Brooklyn" and "Requiem for a Dream".
Estee Lauder was 97. She took a family recipe for skin cream and a passion for female beauty and turned them into a $10 billion cosmetics empire.
Carrie Snodgress was 57. She was an actress who starred in such films as "Diary of a Mad Housewife", "Pale Rider" and "Wild Things".
Alistair Cooke was 95. He was the broadcaster who epitomized highbrow television as host of "Masterpiece Theatre" and whose "Letter from America" was a radio fixture in Britain for 58 years.
Peter Ustinov was 82. He was an Oscar-winning British actor and author best known for films such as "Spartacus", "Death on the Nile" and "Logan's Run".
Jan Berry was 62. He was a member of the duo Jan & Dean that had the 1960s surf-music hits "Deadman's Curve", "Surf City" and "Little Old Lady from Pasadena".
The former Dutch queen, Juliana, was 94. She oversaw a period of dramatic social change, taking in the end of empire and the evolution of her country into a leading voice for global liberalism.
Mercedes McCambridge was 85. She won an Oscar for the 1949 film "All the King's Men" and later provided the raspy voice of the demon-possessed girl in "The Exorcist".
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