Worked on 'Deer Hunter,' 'Dr. Dolittle'

Script supervisor June Samson died Nov. 3 in Los Angeles from complications due to a fall. She was 77.

A memorial service will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdayat the Sportsman’s Lodge, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City.

Born in Battersea, England, Samson came to the U.S. in 1953 and worked as a script supervisor for 36 years. She was a member of BAFTA and of union Local 871.

She trained as a script supervisor on “Bonanza” and went on to feature films such as “Dr. Dolittle,” “Harry and Tonto,” “Bound for Glory,” “Coming Home,” “The Deer Hunter” and “Top Gun.”

She is survived by daughters Kim Santantonio, a film hairstylist, and Gill Pemberton; three brothers; a sister; four grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

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