* Rick Harvey, 43, a guitarist who worked with Billy Joel...


April 09, 1993

* Rick Harvey, 43, a guitarist who worked with Billy Joel, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bobby Blue Bland and many other popular musicians, died Monday of kidney failure in Memphis, Tenn. He began his career with Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs. The band's 1960s hits included "Wooly Bully" and "Little Red Ridin' Hood." He played on Mr. Bland's Grammy-winning "Members Only" album, and backed up Carl Perkins, B.B. King, Dave Mason, Bo Diddley, Rufus Thomas and others.

* Andrew E. Anka Sr., 74, father of singer Paul Anka, died Tuesday after a long illness in Las Vegas.

* Eugenie Leontovich, 93, an actress, playwright, director and teacher who created memorable roles on Broadway in "Grand Hotel," "Twentieth Century" and "Anastasia," died of cardiac arrest April 2 at the Kateri Nursing Home in New York.

* Robert E. O'Bradovich, 74, a makeup artist and actor, who won the first Emmy Award in makeup for his work in the 1961 television play "Victoria Regina," died of cardiac arrest April 3 in New York City.

* Thomas Leslie "Duke" Jordan, 90, who inadvertently shut down three cotton exchanges in 1946 by trying to sell off the world's largest holding in cotton futures, died April 1 in New Orleans.

* Martin P. Levine, 42, a sociologist and educator who specialized in research on homosexuality and AIDS, died of AIDS April 3 at his home in New York City. He founded the Lesbian and Gay Caucus of the American Sociological Association.

* Harold M. Altshul, 83, the former head of Ketchum & Co., a leading drug wholesaler, died of respiratory failure March 29 at the Westerly (R.I.) Hospital.

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