Margaret McGrath Rockefeller,80, a prominent...


March 28, 1996

Margaret McGrath Rockefeller,80, a prominent conservationist and wife of philanthropist David Rockefeller, died Tuesday in New York after complications from heart surgery.

In 1970, she founded the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, which has since conserved more than 66,000 acres in the state. She also was a founding member of the American Farmland Trust and was a trustee of the New York Philharmonic.

Carl Edward Stegmaier Jr.,75, whose lifetime study of insects won him worldwide professional acclaim, died Monday of cancer in Tallahassee, Fla. As an entomologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, he published 38 papers on fruit flies, weevils and mites, and on the eradication of ragweed throughout Russia.

Victor Lee Brown,81, the Mormon Church's 10th presiding bishop and an emeritus general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died of cancer Tuesday in Salt Lake City.

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