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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…

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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…

Eddie Barefield

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Eddie Barefield, 81, saxophonist and clarinetist who played with many big bands, died Jan. 3 in New York of a heart attack. During his 60-year career, Barefield played with the Count Basie Orchestra…

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