Robert Drake and Gigi Duenas Drake, a girl, Olivia Rae Duenas Drake, Dec. 17, Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills.
Singleton Palmer, a member of the Count Basie band from 1947 to 1949, died of bone cancer March 8.
Michael Havas, retired studio executive, died March 6 in New York City from complications of asthma.
Beatrice Behan, an artist and the widow of playwright Brendan Behan, died March 10.
Tim Storrs, a former television reporter for KGTV who mysteriously left the station in early February, was found dead in his apartment March 5. He was 43.
Earl Wrightson, a singer and actor in musical comedies and the Emmy-winning host of the 1950s TV show "The American Musical Theatre," died March 7 at home in East Norwich on Long Island. He was 77.
Clifford Lachman has been promoted to senior VP, programming and production, Paramount Domestic Television. Lachman, Par's VP production since 1989, had previously worked for "Entertainment Tonight"…
Jose F. Duval, actor and singer perhaps best known as the original coffee planter Juan Valdez in television commercials for Colombian coffee, died Feb. 27 at age 72.