* Martin S. Ackerman,Martin S. Ackerman, 61, who became...


August 08, 1993

* Martin S. Ackerman,Martin S. Ackerman, 61, who became chairman and chief executive of Standard Brands Paint Co. six weeks ago after leading its bankruptcy reorganization, died Monday after complications from intestinal surgery in New York.

* Robert C. Cosgrove,Robert C. Cosgrove, 74, former chairman of the Green Giant Co., died Aug. 1 after a long illness at his home in Naples, Fla.

* Stephen Endean,Stephen Endean, 44, a former executive director of the Gay Rights National Lobby and founder of the Human Rights Campaign Fund, died of AIDS Wednesday at his home in Washington.

* Pat Griffin,Pat Griffin, 80, who pioneered self-service gasoline stations into the Gasamat chain, died July 31 at his Fort Collins, Colo., home.

* Arthur Pearlroth,Arthur Pearlroth, 64, a New York Port Authority executive responsible for promoting minority contractors in the construction industry, died of cancer Monday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

* John G. Babbitt,John G. Babbitt, 85, a former Arizona legislator and the uncle of Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt, died Thursday in Flagstaff, Ariz.

* Carlton H. Lee Jr.,Carlton H. Lee Jr., 35, the congressional liaison officer for the National Commission on AIDS and a key figure in congressional approval of civil rights legislation affecting people with AIDS and other disabilities, died July 30 at Presbyterian University Hospital in Pittsburgh.

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