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Ana Sirola

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Ana Sirola, mother of actor Joe Sirola, died Nov. 3 after a brief illness. She was 97. Aside from her son, she is survived by her daughter and three grandchildren.

Jack Petry

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Jack Petry, a retired network exeutive who spent 39 years at NBC and father of Jerry Petry, an executive VP of NBC Enterprises, died Nov. 28 of natural causes in Rancho Mirage. He was 82. In 1941…

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C. Moray Foutz

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C. Moray Foutz, former Disney animator and president of Academy Prods., a production house for early TV shows and commercials, died Nov. 30 in North Hollywood, following an extended illness. He was…

John Everest

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Composer-lyricist John Everest died Sept. 23 at his Burbank home from colon cancer. He was 60. The Chicago native wrote the book, music and lyrics for the musical “Mark Twain in Love.” He also worked…

Norman Fell

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Norman Fell, ubiquitous character actor perhaps best known for portraying Mr. Roper on TV’s “Three’s Company,” died Monday of cancer at the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s convalescent home in…

Michael Lawson Bagnall

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Michael Lawson Bagnall, longtime executive with Walt Disney Prods. until his retirement in 1985, died Nov. 26 of a heart attack at his home in Rancho Santa Fe. He was 67. Bagnall was hired by Roy…

Lee Kimber

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Lee Kimber, a longtime production manager for the Directors Guild of Canada, died Nov. 19 in Calgary, Alberta, of cancer. He was 66. He is survived by his wife, Jan, two daughters and a son. In lieu…

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Louis K. Sher

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Louis K. Sher, founder of the Art Theater Guild, a theater chain that specialized in showing foreign and independent films, died Nov. 25 of natural causes in Phoenix, Ariz. He was 84. Sher, committed…

Blanche Frankfurt

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Blanche Frankfurt, mother of Steve Frankfurt, vice chairman of the new media and advertising company Partners & Shevack/Wolf, died Dec. 1 in New York of natural causes. She was 91. Steve Frankfurt is…

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