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Saul P. Ochs

Saul P. (Ace) Ochs, 82, radio and television director, died July 9 in North Hollywood of unreported causes.

Ochs began his career with the Mutual Broadcasting System in New York in the 1930s.

He later moved over to CBS, where he directed numerous shows, including “The Arthur Godfrey Show” and “The Mildred Bailey Show.”

He also directed several early television shows, including “We the People” and “The Bob Crosby Show.”

Survived by his wife, Patti Clayton; a son, a brother and five grandchildren.

George Chaires

George Chaires, 59, assistant to the VP/general manager of Warner Hollywood Studios, died July 24 of cancer.

Born in Deming, New Mexico, Chaires attended the U. of New Mexico before moving to Los Angeles in 1957.

He joined Samuel Goldwyn Studios in 1966, working in the controller’s office, and in 1979 was promoted to the office of the general manager, just before the company was bought by Warner Bros.

Survived by his wife, Rachael, and two daughters.

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