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Development exec Catherine Boyer dies

Exec worked at Carolco, Atlas

Development exec and script reader Catherine Boyer died Sunday, June 12, in Los Angeles from causes related to interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and scleroderma.

Born in Muncie, Ind., and raised in Pittsburgh, she attended the U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and then worked as a stage manager on “Diamond Studs.”

After moving to New York, she became a copywriter for Janus Films.

In 1983, after helping Kathryn Graham put on 50th anniversary galas for Newsweek magazine throughout the U.S., Boyer moved to Los Angeles and became a story analyst for Embassy Pictures.

She was a development executive with Carolco Pictures, Atlas Pictures and Gladden Entertainment.

Among her other pursuits, she collaborated with author Jim Heimann doing research for the Hollywood nightlife book “Out With the Stars.” She worked as a freelance script reader for many years for companies including Castle Rock Pictures, most recently working for Universal Pictures Intl.

She is survived by a her husband, film editor Billy Weber; a son; and a brother.

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