Mazie Monique Bond, 16, the country's first recipient of a live-donor lung transplant, died Saturday in Salt Lake City. This month, she reached her goal of graduating from high school a year early. She was born prematurely and inhaled meconium -- a newborn's first digestive discharge -- during delivery, leaving her lungs scarred. In 1990, her right lung was replaced by the upper third of her mother's right lung, but her body rejected the transplant and she had survived using one bad lung.
Charles Schottland, 88, former president of Brandeis University, died Tuesday at his home in Tucson, Arizona. As a lieutenant colonel on Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's staff during World War II, he coordinated repatriation of nearly 5.5 million refugees. When Eisenhower became president, he was appointed commissioner of Social Security. He was founding dean of the Florence Heller Graduate School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare at Brandeis.