H. Lance Barclay, 51, the National Geographic Society's...


January 02, 1995

H. Lance Barclay, 51, the National Geographic Society's vic president for human resources in Washington, died of a heart attack Friday at his home at Great Falls, Va. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Barclay, had a career of more than 20 years in personnel and employee relations in Pennsylvania, New York and Florida and had worked for the society since 1991. He was also the board chairman of the Greater Washington Boys and Girls Clubs and a board member of the American Field Service. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; and two daughters, Tamara, 28 and Heather, 22, all of Great Falls; his mother, Louise Quick Barclay of Baltimore; and two sisters, Jacqueline Chamber of Baltimore and Dolores Barclay of New York City. A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark's-On-The-Hill Episcopal Church, 1620 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville.

Vincenzo Parisi, 64, a former Italian national police chief implicated in a slush fund probe, died Saturday in Rome after a heart attack. Mr. Parisi, who became head of the civilian police forces in 1987, resigned in August in an apparent dispute with the newly appointed interior minister, Roberto Maroni. He was investigated in January 1993 in a probe of alleged embezzlement and secret accounts at the domestic intelligence agency, which Mr. Parisi headed from 1981 to 1987. He denied any involvement in siphoning secret service money.

James Rahl, 77, a former dean of the Northwestern University School of Law, died Thursday in Evanston, Ill., after a stroke. Mr. Rahl, who retired in 1988, joined the Northwestern faculty in 1946. He was dean of the School of Law from 1972 to 1977. He was one of a group of lawyers in military service who helped the Joint Congressional Committee at the end of World War II in the investigation of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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