Jackie Dashiell, 60, women’s editor from 1968 to 1976 of the L.A. Herald Examiner and that paper’s public affairs editor until 1978, died Feb. 21 of a stroke.

Before joining the Hearst Corp., she was editor for many years of five community newspapers in the L.A. area. Among other projects after leaving the Herald Examiner, she was founding editor of Commercial Call-board, periodical geared to agencies, services and tv/radio production for commercials.

As a child, she was an actress-dancer with the Meglin Kiddies under the name Lyn Foster.

Survived by her husband, writer-producer-publisher Robert R. Weiss; two sons, Jerel and Robby, with ABC-TV; a sister; and a brother.

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