Broadway general manager and producer R. Tyler Gatchell Jr., 50, died July 1. The cause of death was a heart attack, according to his longtime companion, Mark Shannon.
Michelle Hunt has been named manager of publicity for Twentieth TV's network and domestic TV wings.
Lynn Shank, wife of jazz musician Bud Shank, died June 28 of cancer at Port Townsend, Wash.
David Kraft, news director of KTLA's "News at 10," died June 24 after a long battle with Crohn's disease. Kraft, 35, had been afflicted with the disease since he was 10.
John P. John, a milliner to the stars known professionally as Mr. John, died of a heart attack June 25.
George Alfred Stacey, a decorator for the rich and famous, died June 25. He was 91. Stacey's clients included John Hay Whitney, William S. Paley, W. Averell Harriman and Ava Gardner.
Music industry veteran Sue Satriano has been named director of media relations at Sony Corp. of America, shifting from Sony Music Entertainment.
Kevin Michael Allin, a punk rocker known for his over-the-edge stage antics, died June 28 of an apparent drug overdose.
Antonio Badu, a Mexican actor and singer who appeared in dozens of movies, died June 29 of a lung ailment.
Susan Wichter, a casting associate at NBC, has been added to the board of Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit ecumenical Christian housing ministry.
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