George S. Craft, 86, retired chairman of Trust Company of...

Deaths Elsewhere

December 03, 1995

George S. Craft, 86, retired chairman of Trust Company of Georgia, died Thursday in Atlanta. He was a former Rhodes Scholar.

Randy Walker, 27, a rapper who escaped injury the night his friend Tupac Shakur was shot during a holdup a year ago, was shot to death Thursday in New York.

Stanley Adelman, 72, typewriter repairman to the literati, died Thursday in Takoma Park. Mr. Adelman had been ill since a 1984 bicycle accident. Philip Roth, David Mamet, Alfred Kazin and other noted writers lugged their manual typewriters to his New York City repair shop, where he helped them keep the computer age at bay for years. He was a Polish-born Jew who survived five Nazi concentration camps and learned to repair typewriters after the war in Munich, Germany. He arrived in New York in 1949.

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