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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…

Herbert Goren


Herbert Goren, 74, New York sports columnist who later was a publicist for ABC Sports until his retirement in 1988, died Feb. 8 on Long Island, N.Y., after heart surgery. Goren, a resident of Floral…

Bernard Sauer


Bernard Sauer, 67, an actor whose involvement in Yiddish theater took him from his native Argentina to Broadway, died Feb. 13 in New York of a heart attack. Sauer, the president of the Hebrew Actors…

L. Larry Lazarus


L. Larry Lazarus, 82, a 30-year CBS veteran in NEW YORK and Los Angeles who later was controller at 20th Century Fox Television, died last week in Los Angeles from complications of chronic hepatitis…

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