Milestones

DIED Guitarist and founding member of the seminal punk outfit the Stooges, Ron Asheton, 60, would often make waffles for his bandmates--including singer Iggy Pop--at the Fun House, the Ann Arbor, Mich., home where the group lived for a time.

Although aloha shirts had been around since the 1930s, Alfred Shaheen, 86, made his name after World War II with a Hawaiian store full of specially commissioned shirts. His clothing line folded in 1988, but items still sell for upwards of $1,000.

A former six-term Democratic Senator from Rhode Island, aristocratic Claiborne Pell, 90, helped pass the 1972 law that created...

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