* Dr. Anna Goldfeder,Dr. Anna Goldfeder, a pioneer in...

DEATHS ELSEWHERE

February 19, 1993

* Dr. Anna Goldfeder,Dr. Anna Goldfeder, a pioneer in cancer research, died in New York Monday at the age of 95. Her contributions included growing human breast cancer cells in cultures to study radiation treatment and breeding a strain of albino mice that were ideal for cancer experiments because they lacked naturally occurring tumors. Most of her career was spent as director of cancer and radiological research at the New York City Hospitals Department. Dr. Goldfeder also worked at Harvard and Columbia universities, Rockefeller Institute and the University of Vienna. She retired in 1988.

* Raoul Hague,Raoul Hague, 88, an American sculptor known for his abstract work in wood, died in New York on Wednesday. An Abstract Expressionist, he was among a generation of artists who did not gain widespread recognition until their 30s or later. He carved entirely by hand.

* Malcolm Hancock,Malcolm Hancock, whose whimsical cartoons brightened magazine and newspaper pages across the country, died Tuesday of cancer in Great Falls, Mont. He was 56. Under the pen name "Mal," he created cartoon characters that appeared regularly in magazines as varied as Playboy, Saturday Evening Post and the National Review. He also created Phil and Del, cartoon mascots that began appearing in the Philadelphia Inquirer's Sunday cartoon section in 1987. The feature will be discontinued in March. Mr. Hancock also penned several daily comic strips over the years, including "Willies," "The Lumpets" and "Fenwick," and three books.

* Edward M. Miller,Edward M. Miller, 89, managing editor of The Oregonian in Portland, Ore., from 1965 to 1970, died there Tuesday of pneumonia. He joined the paper as a reporter in 1926. He won a Nieman Fellowship to Harvard University in 1941.

* Hazel "Hazie" Werner,Hazel "Hazie" Werner, 81, matriarch of Colorado's most famous sports family, died Tuesday in Steamboat Springs, Colo. She was the mother of three Olympic skiers: Daughter Gladys finished 10th in the 1956 downhill; son Loris competed in the 1968 games; and son Buddy, a two-time Olympian, was considered one of the greatest U.S. racers.

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