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Hugh McPherson

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Hugh McPherson, 77, bandleader, jazz enthusiast and veteran broadcaster, died Feb. 3 in Charleston, W. Va., after a short illness. In his early years, McPherson toured the U.S. with his band in New…

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Paul R. Snider

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Paul R. Snider, a radio announcer in Los Angeles for 30 years, died Feb. 8 in Los Angeles after a long illness. Snider, who retired in 1977, began his radio career in 1933 in Kansas City after…

Edward A. Blatt

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Edward A. Blatt, 88, a theater and film director, writer and producer, died Feb. 12 of a heart attack. He directed John Garfield and Sidney Greenstreet in the 1943 film “Between Two Worlds.” Born in…

Dean Jagger

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Dean Jagger, 87, dependable character actor who won an Oscar for his 1949 film” Twelve O'Clock High,” died Feb. 5 in Los Angeles. His wife, Etta, said he had been recovering from a bout with the flu…

Danny Thomas

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Danny Thomas, 79, star of the popular tv series “Make Room For Daddy” and producer of numerous hit shows during the '60s and '70s, died Feb. 6 in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack. Thomas…

Harry Ackerman

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Harry Ackerman, 78, who was involved in the production of some of television's popular sitcom series, including “I Love Lucy,” “Bewitched” and “Leave It To Beaver,” died Feb. 3 in Burbank, Calif., of…

Evelyn Barnes Peirce

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Evelyn Barnes Peirce, 83, casting director of the J. Walter Thompson Co. for more than 20 years, died Jan. 24 in Bloomfield, Conn., of a heart attack. In recent years she taught acting at the New…

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