Edith Haggard, 92, a New York literary agent whose clients...

Deaths Elsewhere

November 25, 1995

Edith Haggard, 92, a New York literary agent whose clients included Adela Rogers St. Johns, Ogden Nash and Sinclair Lewis, died Thursday in the Whitney Pavilion of New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. In her 30-year career, Mrs. Haggard, who joined the Curtis Brown agency in 1937, became one of the city's best-known agents. Other clients included Nunnally Johnson, Phyllis McGinley and Vera Caspary.

William Myers, 74, an actor who appeared on Broadway and television, died in New York City of pneumonia Wednesday. v vTC highlight of his career came in 1961, when he appeared as the magician in Eugene Ionesco's "Rhinoceros." His last Broadway appearance was in Brian Friel's "Faith Healer" in 1979, but he continued to work off-Broadway. He appeared on such television shows as "The U.S. Steel Hour," "Naked City" and "Sergeant Bilko."

Emanuel Pisetzner, 69, a structural engineer who worked with I.M. Pei and other leading architects, died in Thornwood, N.Y., Tuesday of multiple myeloma, tumors of the bone marrow.

Joseph C. Youngerman, 89, a silent-film prop man who became an assistant to such directing greats as Cecil B. DeMille and Rouben Mamoulian and then for 27 years was national executive secretary Directors Guild of America, died in Los Angeles Wednesday of complications from a stroke. He began his career in silent films as a prop man at Paramount studios. He went on to work as an assistant director for many big-name directors, including DeMille, Mamoulian, William Wellman and Ernst Lubitsch.

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