Leslie Raddatz

Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Rancho San Antonio in Chatsworth for writer Leslie Raddatz, who died Monday of complications from AIDS contracted via a blood transfusion.

Raddatz went to work for NBC in 1942 as a publicist and became manager of the press department in 1948. In 1954 he joined Ralph Edwards Prods. as a writer and producer. In 1962 he left to go to TV Guide as a staff writer until he retired in 1976. After that, Raddatz worked as a freelance writer for Daily Variety and other publications until last year.

He is survived by three sons and four daughters.

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