William F. Chafin, 35, a record producer and founder of the gay mag QW, died Oct. 16 at his home in N.Y. of AIDS-related lymphoma.
Gloria Buckles, an executive secretary in the motion picture industry for many years, died Sept. 20 of cancer at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital.
William Masselos, 72, a leading American pianist who introduced noted works by Charles Ives and Aaron Copland, died Oct. 23 at his home in N.Y. of complications from Parkinson's disease.
In a restructuring of its international TV wing, Paramount announced yesterday that Patrick Stambaugh has been upped to VP of European sales.
Pearl Smiley, mother of veteran distribution executive Avron Rosen, died Oct. 14 in Minneapolis.
Antoinette (Toni) Molinari, who started her acting career as a 7-year-old extra, died Oct. 16 of kidney failure at a Burbank hospital. She was 63.
Viacom Entertainment's search for a successor to Dennis Gillespie, who stepped down last week as prexy of worldwide marketing, domestic features and off-net sales (Daily Variety, Oct. 22), has…
Maggie Comer Robinson, 88, whose methods of educating children and parents out of the poverty cycle were the subject of a book, a PBS docu and a funk/rock album, died Sept. 29 in an East Chicago…