Homer P. Groening, 76, an ad man and filmmaker whose name...

DEATHS ELSEWHERE

March 21, 1996

Homer P. Groening, 76, an ad man and filmmaker whose name is immortalized in the television cartoon character Homer Simpson, died Friday in Portland, Ore., of cancer of the lymph system. He was the father of cartoonist Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons."

Roswell L. Gilpatric, 89, who played a key role in the Cuban missile crisis as deputy secretary of defense, died Friday in New York.

Pub Date: 3/21/96

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