Roger C. Harvey, 61, an award-winning advertising executive who produced Timex's "Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking" series starring John Cameron Swayze, died Sunday of cancer in Plantation, Fla. Harvey also produced television's Bell Telephone Hour, a Sunday night variety show of the 1960s, and won several Clio Awards, the Oscars of the ad industry.
Feng Youlan, 94, China's leading contemporary philosopher, died on Monday, the New China News Agency said yesterday. Mr. Feng is best known for his two-volume "History of Chinese Philosophy" and for a series of books that developed his philosophical system, which combined elements of Chinese philosophy, particularly neo-Confucianism, with Western ideas.
Mathilde Ferro, 84, a writer of television plays and serials including "The Guiding Light," "Leave It to Beaver" and "Dr. Kildare," died Monday of heart failure at the Thousand Oaks (Calif.) Health Center. Mrs. Ferro and her husband, Theodore, were the original writers of "Peyton Place" and "General Hospital."