Beverly Burford DeBerard, 68, the model for Babe Rawlins...


September 29, 1994

Beverly Burford DeBerard, 68, the model for Babe Rawlins in Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," died Wednesday of a stroke in Denver.

Joseph S. Kleinbard, 88, who founded the Temple Law Quarterly as a law student 67 years ago, died Monday in Philadelphia. He was one of the earliest labor relations experts, founding the firm of Kleinbard, Bell & Brecker, which represents companies dealing with labor unions.

Bob Lange, 51, who helped form the singing group the Monarchs 34 years ago, died Monday of cancer in Lousiville, Ky. After a local hit, "Over the Mountain," the group achieved national success with a cover of James Brown's "This Old Heart."

Davidson Nicol, 70, a doctor, writer and former Sierra Leone diplomat who for 10 years headed a U.N. training institute, died of cancer on Sept. 20 in London. Under the pen name Abioseh Nicol, he was one of Sierra Leone's best known fiction authors. His prize-winning work included "The Truly Married Woman," "The Devil at Yolahun Bridge" and "The Leopard Hunts."

Carlos Lleras Restrepo, 86, former president of Colombia who led the drive for economic union in Latin America in the 1960s, died of a respiratory infection Tuesday in Bogota. He was president from 1966 to 1970 and designed the Andean Pact, a trade agreement linking Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile. Chile later pulled out.

Annemargret Osterkamp, 84, a leading proponent of the theory that children's mental health is influenced by environment, died of pneumonia Saturday in Gwynedd, Pa. She was chief social worker for more than a decade at Hahnemann University, where she helped build Philadelphia's largest training program for child psychiatrists.

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