The Rev. David Allan Hubbard,68, an Old Testament scholar...

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June 17, 1996

The Rev. David Allan Hubbard,68, an Old Testament scholar who retired in 1993 after 30 years as president of the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., died June 7 of a heart attack at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif.

Marjorie Gross,40, a writer and producer of the television series "Seinfeld," who also wrote a humorous article about her ovarian cancer in the New Yorker in April, died of the illness June 7 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Olive Pharaoh,69, the oldest member and guiding spirit of the Montauk Indian Nation that is fighting to reclaim its tribal homeland in Montauk, Long Island, N.Y., died Wednesday of a bacterial blood infection in Sag Harbor, N.Y.

Theodora Ayer Randolph,90, who rode the Virginia hunt country long enough and well enough to become known as the first lady of fox hunting, died Tuesday at her Oakley Farm home in Upperville, Va. It had been years since she galloped over the vast expanse of farmland that makes up the grounds of the 150-year-old landowners association known as the Piedmont Hunt. But she had remained an indispensable presence in the affairs of the nation's oldest and largest fox-hunting entity.

Alan Booth,71, a pianist who accompanied singer Paul Robeson in concerts and on recordings and who was one of the first black musicians to tour the United States as a member of integrated chamber ensembles and orchestras, died of brain cancer on June 4 at the Heathwood Nursing Home in Newton, Mass.

William Roemer Jr.,69, an FBI agent turned best-selling author, died Friday of lung cancer in Tucson, Ariz. Roemer headed the investigation into the 1975 disappearance of Teamster Union President Jimmy Hoffa. After retirement, he wrote eight books on organized crime, including "Roemer: Man Against the Mob."

Pub Date: 6/17/96

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