ANDY JOHNS, Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin Engineer, 62, Andy Johns was a record producer and engineer who was involved in several canonical albums of 1970s rock, including the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St.," Television's "Marquee Moon" and a string of recordings by Led Zeppelin.
LES BLANK, Filmmaker of America's Periphery, 77, Les Blank's sly, sensuous and lyrical documentaries about regional music and a host of other idiosyncratic subjects, including Mardi Gras, gaptoothed women, garlic and the filmmaker Werner Herzog, were widely admired by critics and other filmmakers if not widely known by moviegoers.
LILLY PULITZER, Heiress Who Gave Elite Clothes a Tropical Splash, 81, Lilly Pulitzer was the Palm Beach princess of prints who created an enduring fashion uniform for wealthy socialites and jet setters almost by accident.
MARTY BLAKE, N.B.A. Scout, 86, Marty Blake was a basketball executive whose capacious memory, keen eye for talent and relentless appetite for scouring gymnasiums in remote places made him perhaps the most valuable scout in the history of the National Basketball Association.
MICKEY ROSE, Woody Allen collaborator and TV writer, 77, Mickey Rose was a childhood friend of Woody Allen's, sharing his pal's fervent enthusiasms for baseball, jazz and movies and later becoming the young filmmaker's writing partner for his early, madcap comedies "Bananas" and "Take the Money and Run."
PETER WORKMAN, Book Publisher With an Eye for Hits, 74, Peter Workman was the founder of Workman Publishing, whose knack for landing best-selling trade books like "What to Expect When You’re Expecting," and "The Silver Palate Cookbook" made his company one of the few remaining independent book publishers in the country.