Television and comedy writer and record producer/performer Valentine Edward (Ed) Monaghan, 57, died Dec. 3 at the V.A. Medical Center in Westwood. Cause of death is unknown, pending autopsy.
Robert Decker, account executive for Rogers & Cowan, died Nov. 2 in his La Quinta home of complications due to AIDS.
Percy Herbert, 72, British character actor, died Dec. 6 in England of a heart attack.
Gary Mascaro, choreographer and fight director for the L.A., New York and Italian productions of "Tamara," died Dec. 2 of complications due to AIDS. He was 43.
Dennis Johnson, senior VP of original programming, West Coast, for Showtime Networks, Inc. has been elected president of the National Assn. of Minorities in Cable.
Dena Fischer has a new title at New Regency Prods.: vice president of creative affairs.
Charlie Williams, songwriter, publisher, actor and radio personality, died of cancer Oct. 15 in Nashville. He was 62.
Matt Gerson and Susan Kaplan, a girl, Jessica Michelle Gerson, Nov. 11, in Washington, D.C. Father's VP of congressional affairs for the Motion Picture Assn. of America; mother's non-pro.
Actor-director Keith Prentice, 52, died of cancer in Kettering, Ohio, on Sept. 27.
John Epper, 86, a veteran stunt man who doubled for Errol Flynn, Gary Cooper and Henry Fonda, died Dec. 3 in his Friendly Valley, Calif., home.