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Gilbert Price

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Gilbert Price, 48, who was nominated for Tony Awards four times, was found dead Jan. 2 in Vienna. The cause of death was not known, but Price had diabetes for many years. He made a promising debut on…

Steve Clark

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Steve Clark, 30, guitarist for heavy metal group Def Leppard, was found dead at his London home Jan. 8. Cause was unknown, pending an autopsy, but friends said death followed a heavy-drinking party…

Joe Hicks

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Joe Hicks, 64, who coached one of the nation’s top junior college baseball programs and worked as an actor in the off-season, died Jan. 7 in Long Beach, Calif., of cancer. Hicks coached Long Beach…

Dan Kagel

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Dan Kagel, 73, former director of administration for the ad-pub-promo department of Universal Pictures, died Dec. 18 of cancer. He joined MCA as an employee of San Francisco’s Winterland in 1939…

Marie Madeline Sullivan

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Marie Madeline Sullivan, 80, actress, died Jan. 5 in Ojai, Calif., after a brief illness. After earning a master’s degree from Yale U. School of Drama, Sullivan acted in summer stock and regional…

David Chandler

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David Chandler, 78, screenwriter, novelist and playwright, died Oct. 19 in Palm Springs, Calif. Chandler published over a dozen novels including “The Ramsden Case,” “Captain Hollister,” “The…

Berry Kroeger

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Berry Kroeger, 78, veteran character actor, died of Jan. 4 in Los Angeles of kidney failure. Kroeger began his career in radio on such shows as “Lux Radio Theater,” “First Nighter” and “The Mercury…

Robert J. Myers

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Robert J. Myers, 93, news director for WNAC-TV Boston (now WHDH-TV) from 1948 to 1962, died Dec. 21 in Arlington, Mass. He joined WNAC-AM Boston (now WRKO) in the early 1930s as news editor, joining…

Stan Hurwitz

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Stan Hurwitz, 46, a Philadelphia pressagent who became a theater manager and legit producer, died Jan. 5 in Gladwyne, Pa., of AIDS. He served from 1970 to 1985 as g.m. of the Shubert Theater…

Frank Steadman

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Frank Steadman, 48, video engineer and telecine film consultant, died Dec. 30 in Burbank, Calif., apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A native of Chicago, Steadman studied film and tv…

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