James J. Norwood, 63, the general secretary-treasurer of...


October 30, 1994

James J. Norwood, 63, the general secretary-treasurer of the Laborers' International Union of North America, died Monday of complications from leukemia in a St. Louis hospital. The St. Louis resident took over the second-highest position of the 700,000-member union in February 1993. He specialized in negotiating and administering agreements with the construction industry.

John Gatti, 76, mayor of San Antonio from 1971 to 1973, died in San Antonio Tuesday of a stroke. He was an investment banker and stockbroker. He served on the City Council from 1963 to 1971 and was a trustee on the local transit and public service boards.

Dr. Louis J. Hampton, 85, who founded anesthesiology departments at Yale University Medical School and Philadelphia's Jefferson Medical College, died Wednesday of a heart attack in Elliottsburg, Pa. He wrote many articles about anesthesiology for British and American medical journals.

Alfred Kassab, 73, the Long Island, N.Y., man whose persistence led to the indictment and conviction of his son-in-law, Dr. Jeffrey R. MacDonald, in the 1970 murders of the doctor's pregnant wife and two young daughters, died of emphysema Monday at his retirement home in Rockledge, Fla. The sensational case was the subject of "Fatal Vision," a widely read book and a two-part television movie. Colette MacDonald, 26-year-old stepdaughter of Mr. Kassab, and Kimberly, 5, and Kristen, 2, were killed at Fort Bragg, N.C., where MacDonald was a Green Beret captain and Army physician.

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