Roger D. Hansen, professor of international relations at the Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning Friday at a friend's house in Rehoboth Beach, Del. Police said the death was a suicide. Professor Hansen, a former Rhodes Scholar, joined the Nitze School faculty in 1976. He was 55 and lived in Washington.
Bassett Maguire, 86, former head curator of the New YorBotanical Garden who led expeditions into remote sections of Venezuela and Brazil, died Wednesday of kidney failure in New York. Mr. Maguire conducted most of his work in the Guyana Highlands of northern South America, a vast area of deep jungles, swift rivers and towering sandstone mountains. From these nearly inaccessible regions, he returned with hundreds of thousands of specimens of exotic plants and pictures
James V. Healion, 61, a New Haven Register reporter and former Connecticut bureau manager for United Press International, died Wednesday of cancer in Middletown, Conn. He won a number of journalism awards over the years and was nominated for his profession's top honor, the Pulitzer Prize, in 1971 for his coverage of the killing of two brothers by Connecticut State Police. Mr. Healion revealed that the troopers planted guns near the victims' bodies to make the killings appear justified.