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Lillian Peloso


Lillian Peloso, 72, one of the founders of Women in Show Business (formerly Girls Friday of Show Business), died Jan. 11 in Palm Springs, Calif., of cancer. Peloso worked for more than 30 years as a…

Dick Winslow


Dick Winslow, 75, veteran character actor and musician, died Feb. 7 in Los Angeles of complications from diabetes. Born in Jennings, La., Winslow began his film career at age 7. He appeared in “Tom…

James MacDonald


James Macdonald, 84, Disney sound effects veteran and the official voice of Mickey Mouse from 1946 to 1976, died Feb. 1 in Glendale, Calif., of heart failure. Over a 48-year career, Macdonald was…


Robert Strunsky


Robert Strunsky, 84, former CBS executive, died Feb. 6 in Kingston, N.J., of cancer. He served as the network's director of corporate affairs and wrote speeches for executives, including the…

Ed Price


Ed Price, 56, d.j. and radio newsman for 30 years, died Feb. 2 in Pittsburgh of a heart attack. Price moved to Pittsburgh from Detroit and began his career in that city at WTAE. He later moved to…

William Bryan


William Wright Bryan, 85, first World War II correspondent to broadcast an eyewitness account of D-Day, died Feb. 13 in Clemson, S.C., of pneumonia. Bryan was managing editor and war correspondent of…

Dott Bossi


Dott Bossi Jackson, 85, keyboardist, died Jan. 29 in Kansas City. She was born in Elkton, Mo., and played piano for silent movies in Humansville, Mo., in the early 1920s. She developed a reputation…



An item last week about an anti-AIDS psa directed by Martin Scorsese (VARIETY, Feb. 11) misstated when it was aired. It ran last summer. An article regarding Boston's legit season (VARIETY, Feb. 11)…

Ruth Morley


Ruth Morley, 65, costume designer who worked in theater and films, died Feb. 12 in New York of breast cancer. She was nominated for an Academy Award for “The Miracle Worker,” and her costumes for…

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