Obituaries

This undated photo provided by Emily Singer shows Professor Irving Singer in Boston. Singer, a philosopher, author of nearly two dozen books and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has died Feb. 1, 2015. He was 89. (AP Photo/Emily Singer)

“He has always seen himself as a representative of a kind of philosophy that gets short shrift in many analytic departments: one that is as happy talking about love, or film, or opera as it is talking about mathematics or experimental psychology or quantum mechanics,” Holton said.

FILE-This Nov. 15, 1962 file photo shows Marlon Brando, his wife, Mexican actress Movita Castaneda, left, and actress Debbie Reynolds, right, arriving for the West Coast premiere of "Mutiny on the Bounty" at the Hollywood Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles. Castaneda, the dark-haired actress who met Brando on a movie set and later married him and had two of his children died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at a Los Angeles rehabilitation center after being treated for a neck injury. The Los Angeles Times says Castaneda was believed to be 98. (AP Photo/David F. Smith,File)

She came to prominence after appearing in the 1935 classic “Mutiny on the Bounty,” a film that would be remade decades later starring Brando. Castaneda was also known for roles in “Flying Down to Rio” alongside Fred Astaire, “Paradise Isle” and “Captain Calamity.”

This Nov. 13, 2006 photo provided by Ted Langdell shows retired Navy Lt. Commander Joseph Langdell wearing his dress white uniform in front of the mantle of his former home in Yuba City, Calif. Langdell, the oldest living crew member of the battleship USS Arizona to have survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, has died on Feb. 4, 2015, in Northern California at the age of 100. (AP Photo/Ted Langdell)

“I felt absolutely helpless as I watched the attack,” Langdell told The Associated Press on the 56th anniversary of the attack that drew the United States into World War II. “If I had been aboard, I would have been killed in that No. 2 (gun) turret. That was the one that blew up. It was my luck to be assigned off the ship that day.”

FILE - In this June 25, 2008, file photo, Billy Casper attends the Pro-Am round of the Buick Open in Grand Blanc, Mich. Casper, a prolific winner on the PGA Tour whose career was never fully appreciated in the era of the "Big Three," died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at his home in Utah. He was 83. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

“I think it is fair to say that Billy was probably underrated by those who didn’t play against him,” Jack Nicklaus said Saturday night. “Those who did compete against him knew how special he was.”

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