Script supervisor Winnie Rich dies

40-year career included work for film and TV

Winifred “Winnie” Rich, a script supervisor for more than 40 years, died May 10 in Mission Hills, Calif. She was 88.

Her late husband Ray Rich was a grip on films such as “From Here to Eternity,” while her mother Dorothy Hughes was also a script supervisor for films including “Citizen Kane.”

Rich was a charter member of IATSE Local 871, serving on the board of directors, as president and treasurer.

She worked on films and TV shows including “Eight on the Lam” with Bob Hope, “Quantum Leap,” “Bionic Woman,” “Nightrider,” “Still The Beaver,” “Starsky and Hutch,” “I Dream of Jeanie,” “Father Knows Best,” “Marcus Welby M.D.” and “Petticoat Junction.”

She is survived by a son, a daughter, a sister, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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