Charles Scribner Jr., 74, the longtime head of the Charles...


November 14, 1995

Charles Scribner Jr., 74, the longtime head of the Charles Scribner's Sons book publishing company and Ernest Hemingway's editor, died Saturday of pneumonia in New York. Mr. Scribner had been suffering from a degenerative neurological disorder for 10 years.

Marie Callender, 88, namesake of a popular restaurant chain and frozen-entree business that evolved from her pie shop, died of cancer Saturday in Laguna Hills, Calif.

Matthew Allen, a 13-year-old with AIDS whose rejection from church day care was recounted in "Burden of a Secret: A Story of Truth and Mercy in the Face of AIDS," a book by his Southern Baptist grandfather, died of the disease Friday in Dallas. His mother, Lydia Allen, contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion during her pregnancy and died in 1992.

Gary Dee, 60, one of the first talk radio hosts to gain a reputation for shocking his audience, died Friday in Cleveland. Mr. Dee, whose real name was Gary David Gilbert, became a host on WERE in Cleveland in 1972.

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