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Publicist Linda Dozoretz dies

Veteran praiser worked for Rogers & Cowan, other firms

Publicist Linda Dozoretz died Nov. 9 in Los Angeles of cancer. She was 62.

Over the years, she worked for agencies including Ruder-Finn and Guttman and Pam. She served her longest stint at Rogers & Cowan, where she was president of four divisions (including establishing the book, advertising and special project divisions), reporting to Warren Cowan and Henry Rogers.

Dozoretz’s longtime clients included Burt Bacharach, Doris Day (she also was the executive director of the Doris Day Animal Foundation), Martina Navratilova, Rosemary Clooney, Candy Spelling, Music Theatre Intl. and the American Film Institute.

Since the 1980s, Dozoretz worked on crisis public relations campaigns for hundreds of celebrities, productions, companies and non-profits. She also taught PR for nonprofits at UCLA Extension.

While in college Dozoretz worked as a typist for a publicist, which led her to a career as a praiser.

Survivors include a brother.

Donations maybe made in her name to DES Action, P.O. Box 7296, Jupiter, Fla. 33468.

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