PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Al Rivers, an original member of the Ink Spots singing group in the 1940s and '50s, died Feb. 17 of cancer.
Lee Polk, an Emmy Award-winning director of children's programming and president of Polk Communications, died of leukemia Feb. 19.
Sam Rodos, father of publicist Judi Schwam and former father-in-law of Gene Schwam (of Hanson & Schwam), died Sunday of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 83.
Vince Lawford, a longtime radio newsman, died Friday in his sleep at a local hospital after a three-year battle with various heart problems. He was 68.
Tim Landry has joined MotionPixel Corp. as an effects supervisor. Landry was a freelancer who worked on "Freejack," and "FernGully: the Last Rainforest."
Rowland Miller, studio sound technician, died Feb. 12 of pneumonia. He had been ill with lung cancer for some time. He was 85.
A memorial service for television producer Mark Goodson, who died Dec. 18, 1992, of cancer, will be held March 3 at 11 a.m. at the Directors Guild, 7920 Sunset Blvd. The public is welcome.
Eric Gardner to Gotham. Joe Sirola in from Gotham. Crystal Chappell to Nashville.
Steve and Debra DeLuca, a boy, Lucas Tory, Jan. 6, Brotman Medical Center, Culver City. Father is a singer/songwriter for "Real World"; mother is office manager for Prime Ticket Network.
TV executive Robert M. Newgard died Feb. 17 of a heart attack in Palm Springs. He was 68 . A Notre Dame U. graduate, Newgard began his career with Mirisch Bros.