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David Chandler

David Chandler, 78, screenwriter, novelist and playwright, died Oct. 19 in Palm Springs, Calif.

Chandler published over a dozen novels including “The Ramsden Case,” “Captain Hollister,” “The Middleman,” “The Masters Connection,” “The Tower,” “Kelley,” “The Gangsters,” “The Glass Totem,” “Father O’Brien And His Girls,” “The Aphrodite,” “Huelga,” “A Little More Time” and “Easy The Hard Way.”

Films included “Another Eden,” “Apache Drums,” “The Counterfeiters” and “Nevada Gold.” He also wrote for tv.

Survived by his wife, Rita, and two children.

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